Destination guide

Why people love visiting exciting Downtown Dallas

Take a vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Downtown Dallas a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transportation 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 center. 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 traveling 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 around Downtown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 546 vacation rentals near Downtown. From 76 Houses to 412 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Downtown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Downtown:

  • Uptown: 554 vacation rentals
  • South Arlington: 94 vacation rentals
  • North Arlington: 51 vacation rentals
  • Lower Greenville: 589 vacation rentals
  • Oak Cliff: 71 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Downtown. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Dallas Convention Center: 728 vacation rentals
  • Reunion Tower: 1,234 vacation rentals
  • Dallas World Aquarium: 1,232 vacation rentals
  • Dallas Farmer's Market: 1,242 vacation rentals
  • Dallas Union Station: 1,250 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 76 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 412 rentals available
  • Studios: 361 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 40 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 278 vacation rentals with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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