Where are you going?
Or, let us surprise youSpin the Globe ®

Staying Cool (and Cultured!) in the Dallas Heat

List View
Map View
the dallas summer can be stifling with 95+ degree-days for weeks on end. here are a few of my favorite places to escape the heat and still fit in a little culture with good eats and drinks.
Save Place
2012 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
a typical summer day in dallas sees temperatures in the high 90s or low 100s with humidity that can knock out even the strongest of men. how to stay cool? head over to steel city pops, a small walk-up counter that sells a variety of popsicles in...
Save Place
2001 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
It seems wrong to call this Renzo Piano–designed complex a museum—it’s more like a “sculpture safari,” on which you get to experience the pieces in their intended habitat. Opened in 2003, the Nasher Sculpture Center...
Save Place
3511 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
tucked into a non-assuming shop at the corner of lemon and oak lawn, this cheese shop is a true delight. as someone who a) loves cheese but b) can get overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of options, i was thrilled to find warm and welcoming...
Save Place
408 N Bishop Ave #108, Dallas, TX 75208, USA
take a tray of oysters, mix in a st. germain cocktail, add a quaint patio and lively dining room, and you've created the freshest french bistro dallas ever did see. nestled within a quiet corner of the delightful bishop arts district, boulevardier...
Save Place
8687 N Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75225, USA
With artist Mark di Suvero’s 48-foot-tall Ad Astra installation—the only indoor public display of the artist’s work in the world—rising from the central atrium, it’s clear that this is no ordinary shopping mall. And...
Save Place
2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205, USA
whatever your political views, the newly opened george w. bush library is worth a visit. on a recent trip, the oscar de la renta exhibit of laura bush's gowns and suits (along with many other ladies' gorgeous frocks) was stunning! for permanent...
Save Place
1717 N Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
Since its founding in 1903, the DMA (as locals call it) has grown to become one of the top 10 largest museums in the country, with a permanent collection of over 24,000 works culled from around the globe and spanning over 5,000 years of history....
Save Place
8687 N Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75225, USA
Green House Market is a hidden gem. Tucked into a hidden corner of North Park Mall (on the second floor behind the movie theater ticket booth), the light and airy restaurant offers farm-to-table sandwiches and salads for extremely reasonable...
Save Place
1613 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
Ship's has all the hallmarks of a classic dive bar: cash only, PBR on tap, vinyl booths, and a jukebox with Neil Diamond. Opened decades ago, it's the best dive in Dallas. The owner, who must be in his 80s, has been going since he was a teen. The...