Trinity River Audubon Center

Nestled along the Trinity River south of downtown, this nature center and urban wilderness sanctuary spans 120 acres of bottomland hardwood forest and wetlands. The Trinity River Audubon Center features over 5 miles of hiking trails and outdoor exhibits focused on educating visitors about the local ecosystem. Don’t miss the bird blind overlooking a lovely pond — it’s the perfect spot to watch for local and migratory birds. The center also offers educational programs like guided nature walks and birdwatching tours. With so much natural beauty just minutes from downtown, the Trinity River Audubon Center is an ideal spot for an eco-friendly group outing.

Address: 6500 Great Trinity Forest Way, Dallas, TX 75217
Phone: (214) 309-5700

Fort Worth Water Gardens

This urban oasis lies just outside downtown Fort Worth, providing a serene escape amidst the bustling city. The Fort Worth Water Gardens encompasses 4.3 acres and features three unique pool areas — the Aerating Pool, the Quiet Pool, and the Active Pool. As you weave through concrete paths, jump over small cascading waterfalls, and take in breathtaking views from above on open-air terraces, you’ll feel transported from the concrete jungle of downtown. The water gardens are especially stunning at night when the pools are artfully illuminated. Treat your group to an evening visit during a weekend getaway and make a wish as the lights reflect off the rippling water.

Address: 1502 Commerce St. Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone: (817) 392-7111

Cathedral of Hope

With its soaring stained glass window and uplifting message of inclusion, the Cathedral of Hope provides a space for spiritual connection and community for the LGBTQ population of Dallas and beyond. Even if you’re not religious, the cathedral is worth visiting for its stunning Gothic revival architecture and grounds. Don’t miss the Interfaith Peace Chapel with paintings honoring world spiritual traditions from Christianity to Hinduism. The cathedral regularly hosts community events focused on social justice, equality, self-expression, and healing. Consider timing your group’s visit around the annual Gay Pride Parade in June or All Hallows’ Eve at the end of October.

Address: 5910 Cedar Springs Rd. Dallas, TX 75235
Phone: (214) 351-1901

Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden

Spread across 66 acres overlooking White Rock Lake, this public garden boasts impressive floral displays, picturesque fountains, and more than 20 specialty gardens like the 5-acre Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden. The Dallas Blooms spring festival from February to April highlights over 500,000 vibrant tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, and other bulbs. During the summer, escape the Texas heat amidst shaded paths, tranquil koi ponds, and misty fountains. Don’t forget to snap a group pic in front of the scenic meadow filled with vividly colored Mexican petunias. With so much natural beauty, it’s no wonder the Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden is one of the top-rated attractions in Big D.

Address: 8525 Garland Rd. Dallas, TX 75218
Phone: (214) 515-6615

Four Bullets Brewery

Looking for a laidback spot to grab a brew with your group? This nano brewery in Richardson rotates through a selection of creative craft beers with intriguing names like Peachy Sanchez and Rauch Star. The minimalist taproom has a casual, welcoming vibe, with board games and giant Jenga sets available for customer use. On weekends, you can catch live local music next door at their sister establishment, The Dubious Claim. Four Bullets doesn’t serve food, so feel free to bring your own snacks or order delivery while you sip your flight. Thanks to their small batch approach, you’ll find unique beers here that you won’t encounter anywhere else. It’s the perfect low-key hangout spot after a day of Dallas sightseeing.

Address: 640 N Interurban St. Richardson, TX 75081
Phone: (469) 351-8081

Dallas Heritage Village

Experience what life was like in North Texas during the 19th and early 20th centuries with a visit to Dallas Heritage Village. This living history museum features a collection of restored historic homes, shops, and landmarks spread across 13 acres southwest of downtown. Costumed interpreters bring the past to life through hands-on activities and demonstrations like blacksmithing, quilting, and butter churning. Special events like the Victorian Christmas Teas provide an even more immersive glimpse into Dallas’ heritage. Our classic trolley-style buses set the perfect mood for traveling back in time during your visit. Just contact Dallas Party Bus Company to reserve your favorite vintage vehicle for a history-filled day.

Address: 1515 S Harwood St. Dallas, TX 75215
Phone: (214) 421-5141

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

With its striking cubed architectural design, this museum dedicated to science education and research is hard to miss. The Perot Museum features 11 permanent exhibit halls focusing on everything from gems and minerals to engineering and paleontology. Don’t miss the Moody Family Children’s Museum, an innovative space designed just for kids packed with hands-on science fun. The state-of-the-art traveling exhibitions cover fascinating topics like the science of Guinness World Records or the psychology of magic. It’s the perfect museum for inquisitive minds of all ages — contact us to book group transportation for your next educational Dallas adventure.

Address: 2201 N Field St. Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: (214) 428-5555

Deep Ellum Murals

Deep Ellum has become an open-air street art gallery thanks to its ever-evolving collection of colorful murals by local and internationally renowned artists. Take your group on a self-guided walking tour to appreciate massive wall murals, building-wrapped designs, and even utility electrical boxes transformed into mini masterpieces. Some of the most impressive works include the geometric patterns of Jeremy Biggers, the surreal style of Tristan Eaton, and the razor-toothed winged creature by French artist MTO. Remember to take lots of photos for social media and discuss which eye-catching murals inspire you the most.

Address: Main, Elm, & Commerce Streets, Dallas, TX 75226

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