When the climate starts warming up, and the Sun starts caressing your skin with faint rays, its time that you grab your camera, pack your bags and hop on your car and set for an excellent venture – north or south, east or west wherever your steering takes you. From delightful shops and delicious food Dallas has some perfect getaways around its vicinity.
Top 5 Most Popular Weekend Getaways, day trips from Dallas
Mckinney (day trip from Dallas)
Mckinney will make a perfect one day or a weekend getaway for you and your family. Try spending some time exploring new boutiques, delightful shops, and dining options in and around downtown. There are many restaurants which will lure you with live music and cheap meal in the evening. Some of the famous places for appetite satisfaction are Cadillac pizza pub, Landon Winery, and Sweet spot bakery. Wildlife lovers and hikers need not worry; thisplace is home to the Heard natural science museum and Wildlife sanctuary which encompasses 289 acres of land including a butterfly house and indoor exhibits. This area also home to many vineyards and breweries,so there’s plenty of things to quench your thirst after the day of exploration.
Distance from Dallas: this a short road trip of 35 minutes which covers the distance of coincidently approx. 35 miles.
Best time to visit:on the basis of temperature and humidity the best time to visit is from March to mid-May.
A place to stay:Best western plus Mckinney inn suites and Sheraton Mckinney are famous 3-star hotels while Comfort suites Mckinney inn is an affordable choice.
Oklahoma City (1 to 2 days trip from Dallas)
This neighbouring city has to offer tons of things and places to go and visit. Start your day visiting Museum of Art, here you will be appraised of a 55 foot blown glass installation right in the centre of the atrium. This art is made by world-famous artist Dale Chihuly. This museum houses a most comprehensive collection of Chihuly glass. Enjoy the silence in the Oklahoma City National Memorial. The museum is the part of the complex, and it gives you the self-guided tour. The tour takes you back to April 1995 when there was bombing on city’s Alfred P Murrah Federal building and the journey after the loss. End your day at Bricktown by having some mouth-watering delicacies and have some beverages in one of the cafes in the vicinity. Tourist’s favourite is Oklahoma’s oldest tap tapwerks which comprise 212 beer tapes and more than 100 bottled beers.
Distance from Dallas: is 286 miles which take 2 hours to reach the car.
Best time to visit: keeping in the atmosphere, the best time to visit the city is from March to November.
A place to stay: Four Points by Sheraton and Sheraton Oklahoma city quail springs are the best hotels. Furthermore a feasible can be like super 8 Oklahoma city.
San Antonio (2 days trip from Dallas)
Visit San Antonio is an incomplete one without paying a visit to Alamao, the Spanish missions, and the famed river walk. Visitors here will have a hard time choosing among what to eat the place carters you many cuisines like Mexican, French, and German. The famous ones and favourite ones include prickly pear margarita, guacamole made at Boudro’s. Don’t forget to stroll in the entire 1860 house. You will be able to do souvenir shopping and taste the gourmet baking goods. There are additionally many historic homes in King William Historic District. Some of the other attractions are Brackenridge park, Japanese tea garden, and Witte Museum.
Distance from Dallas: the distance from Dallas is 273 miles. Riding on a car will take 4 hours to reach.
Best time to visit:the best time to visit San Antonio is from November to April – when the climate is favourable, and the hotel rates are also cheap.
A place to stay:Affordable places to stay in the city includes Econo lodge, Travel Lodge San Antonio downtown, and Knights inn and suites.
Fredericksburg (2 days trip from Dallas)
To get the taste of fabulous German food, to know more about military history, and to be lost in acres of vineyards, head for this town. Beyond the city there lies this the specific war which is carpeted over 6 acres of land which is the only institution in the United States of America which exhibits explicitly artefacts and interactive exhibits to tell the story of Pacific battles of WWII. The museum encompasses George Bush Gallery, Admiral Nimitz Museum, Pacific combat zone, and Japanese garden of peace. Shop from the main market and have a break in the famous beer houses like Hondo’s on main where you can enjoy the live music. Rock box theatre will leave every person – from a child to an elderly in delight by the comedies and entertainment given while giving tribute to many original artists. Don’t forget to taste Tempranillo and two, as this is what a Texas wine is all about.
Distance from Dallas: This is a four hour south, 251 miles from Dallas.
Best time to visit: is around April
Places to stay: Nice 3-star hotels like Cotton Gin village and Barons Creekside are the preferred choices.
Granbury (Day trip from Dallas)
On the southwest direction of the Dallas, there is a town called Granbury. You can spend your day lurking in some shops and exploring an old jailhouse on the square. Stay in one of the beautiful bed and breakfast hotel to take full advantage of the town’s nightlife and ghost tour. There’s a traditional Brazen drive-in theatre where you can enjoy some memorable performances by some talented artists. Don’t forget to pay a visit to ornately renovated 1866 Opera house. Revolver brewer is a nice lively café offering live music with fresh cold cans of beer. Don’t miss it if you are there on Saturday afternoon.
Distance from Dallas: This town is a neighbour to Dallas. It is only 69 miles away which takes around one hour in a car.
Best time to visit: Best time s from March to May and from September to November.
A place to stay: Some of the luxurious suites includes Hiltongarden inn, Inn on thelake, and best western Granbury inn.
Now, after reading this the haze in your mind about where to head is coming vacations might be clear. So, plan from this above mentioned places and make some memories to cherish on in the future.