Enjoy culture and nightlife, Texas style
Discover the Wild West in this fascinating city. Book flights to Dallas, and tuck into a typical Texan steak in one of the traditional steakhouses. Families will thoroughly enjoy the Dallas Zoo or the Dallas World Aquarium, and there’s excellent shopping to be done in Highland Park Village. Don’t forget the souvenir shops in the city centre: you can’t leave Dallas without a pair of cowboy boots and matching hat. Yee-haw!
Dallas Art Museum: from Picasso to Gauguin
In addition to the association with the Wild West, Dallas is known for its vibrant Arts District where the streets are full of galleries and museums. Art lovers will love the Dallas Museum of Art in Fair Park. Its renowned collection includes pieces by Van Gogh, Picasso, Gauguin and Monet. In the evening, take a taxi to the House of Blues: the place where art, theatre and cuisine come together in a beautiful historical building. Dallas is not only the ideal destination for a city trip, it is also the perfect starting point for a longer holiday in the US. Let yourself be surprised: book a flight to Dallas now!
Cowboys, culture and Kennedy
Some 50 kilometres away from Dallas you’ll find the ultimate cowboy experience – Fort Worth Stockyards, which opened in 1886. Rodeo, horses and saloons: this is what you expect when you travel to Texas! The Fort Worth Stockyards used to be a cattle market and transit point, but today it’s an open air museum with lots of things to see. If you are interested in American history, you should see Dealey Plaza: this is where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963. The nearby Sixth Floor Museum explores numerous theories about his assassination, and tells many stories of the life, death and legacy of JFK.
Flights to Dallas for a unique city trip
Looking for a cheap flight to Dallas? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in the United States before you know it.
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ARTS & CULTURE
Cowboys, cattle and saloons: located just a 30-minute drive west of Dallas, Fort Worth is everything one imagines Texas to be. In the 19th century, the Fort Worth Stockyards - an enormous livestock market - were at the very centre of town. The cows have long gone but the area still thrives. The neighbourhood with its traditional warehouses and market halls is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike.
ARTS & CULTURE
The shots, the chaos and many ensuing conspiracy theories: 22 November 1963 is a day that Dallas will never forget. The murder of President John F. Kennedy is one of the most terrible, yet impressive events in American history. The story of Kennedy’s life and in particular this dark day are told in great detail in the Sixth Floor Museum in the centre of Dallas.
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