Destination guide

Why people love visiting vibrant Downtown Dallas

Take a holiday to Downtown Dallas and enjoy the area's museums, live music and architecture. Well known for its skyscrapers, art and restaurants, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. For a bit of culture, visit Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Sixth Floor Museum or Nasher Sculpture Center. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Downtown Dallas

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Downtown Dallas a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dallas World Aquarium (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Six Flags Over Texas (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Dallas Zoo (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Children's Aquarium at Fair Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Stevens Park Golf Course (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Tenison Highlands (3.7 mi / 6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Dallas

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downtown Dallas is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Dallas Heritage Village (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Klyde Warren Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Texas Discovery Gardens (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • White Rock Lake (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • White Rock Lake Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
Transport

Transport to and around Downtown Dallas

Fly into Dallas, TX (DAL-Love Field), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Dallas, TX (ADS-Addison), which is 13 mi (20.9 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Dallas Union Station. You can see more of Downtown Dallas by jumping on the metro at Akard Station, St Paul Station or West End Station.

Where to stay near Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 424 holiday rentals near Downtown. From 297 Condos/Apartments to 69 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Las Colinas: 15 holiday homes
  • Bishop Arts District: 33 holiday homes
  • South Arlington: 86 holiday homes
  • Oak Cliff: 60 holiday homes
  • Northwest Dallas: 39 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dallas Convention Center: 577 holiday rentals
  • Dallas Farmer's Market: 995 holiday rentals
  • J. Erik Jonsson Central Library: 997 holiday rentals
  • Comerica Bank Tower: 1,000 holiday rentals
  • I.M. Pei's Fountain Place: 1,008 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 297 Condos/Apartments in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 69 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 138 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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