Other things to do in Dallas, TX; before or after SOLIDWORKS World 2016

Dallas Convention CenterThere’s a lot of do in Dallas, TX. Here are some places you may wish to visit while in Dallas before or after SOLIDWORKS World 2016. Have fun with these ideas!

Dallas Museum of Art
Zero Gravity Thrilll Amusement Park
Dallas Zoo
Frontiers of Flight Museum
Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Dallas World Aquarium
Reunion Tower
Pioneer Plaza
Texas Discovery Gardens
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Enjoying the town
Greenville Avenue – Lots of shops, restaurants and late evening fun.
Galleria Dallas – upscale shopping mall
West Village – uptown shopping district
Downtown Dallas – downtown entertainment district with several parks and shops, restaurants and arts.
Katy Trail – trail and park that cuts through Dallas

Enjoying the area
Cedar Hill State Park – trails, camping and other outdoor activities
White Rock Lake – reservoir with a great drive and outdoor activities
River Road – scenic drive along the Guadalupe River

Interesting facts about Dallas

▪Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas is the only public high school to have two Heisman Trophy winners.1
▪Microchip was invented in Dallas at Texas Instruments by Jack S. Kilby.2,3
▪German Chocolate Cake is not from Germany. It’s named after Sam German in 1852 and popularized by a 1957 Dallas newpaper article.4

Please feel free to add other ideas in the comments.


Matt Lorono

Matt Lorono

Product Definition Manager at SolidWorks Dassault Systemes
Applying two decades of engineering field experience to improve and create new SOLIDWORKS products
Matt Lorono