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Dallas Tourist & Travel Information

The meeting in 2018 will be at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, TX, from May 6-10, 2018.


Location of the Hilton Anatole Hotel, Dallas, TX.

The hotel boasts one of the largest hotel art collections, a reflection pool, and a resort pool complex.

The following information was taken from Google Maps (https://goo.gl/maps/vq4HeP9dpat) and the Hilton Anatole’s website (http://www.hiltonanatolehotel.com/local-attractions/) and are just suggestions of places to visit.
 

Transportation

There are several transportation options from the two Dallas-area airports to the Hilton Anatole:  

Art/Culture/Theater

  • Dallas Holocaust Museum: dallasholocaustmuseum.org. Dedicated to memorializing the victims of the Holocaust and teaching the lessons from that time.
  • Frontiers of Flight Museum: www.flightmuseum.com/. Tells the stories of the men and women important to aviation and spaceflight.
  • Dallas Museum of Art: www.dma.org. Located in the Arts District, this museum offers an encyclopedic collection spanning ancient times to the present.
  • Perot Museum of Nature and Science: www.perotmuseum.org/. Located in Victory Park in Downtown Dallas and offering exhibits on science, math, and technology.
  • Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens: www.dallasarboretum.org. A 70-acre botanical garden on White Rock Lake offering frequent concerts, special exhibits, and classes.
  • Friends of Fair Park: fairpark.org. Offers museums, gardens, a cultural center, and aquarium, and is a historic World Fair site.
  • Dallas Heritage Village: www.dallasheritagevillage.org/. A living village of historic buildings and furnishings reflecting early Dallas history.
  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra: https://www.mydso.com/. The largest performing arts organization in the Southwest United States. Offers classical programs, pops concerts, and multi-media presentations.
 

Attractions

  • Dallas World Aquarium: www.dwazoo.com. Open for tours of habitats containing exotic birds, mammals, and fish.
  • Dragon Park: 3520 Cedar Springs Rd.; unofficial FB page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dragon-Park/132053656865143. A small, privately owned park dotted with sculptures.
  • Dallas Zoo: www.dallaszoo.com. Contains 2,000 animals, a children’s area, and a monorail view of an African habitat.
  • Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park: www.gojump.com. An amusement center featuring bunjee jumping, free fall, and other thrill rides.
 

Dining

These are just suggestions of places to go.