Dallas Weekend Getaway: Exposing 10+ Things to Do

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Vacations are always in season and UNATION Austin is here to help plan your next Dallas Weekend Getaway. Whether you’ll be making a visit because of a Big Game at the Dallas Cowboys AT&T Stadium, or treating yourself to a quick road trip you’ll find all the fun in between fillers here!


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Where to Stay Once You’ve Arrived

Finding an amazing place to lay your head at night during your Dallas Weekend Getaway is crucial. Regardless of where you decide to stay in DFW, you know it’s going to be a fabulous spot. These are our top 10 hotels we love and know you’re going to love them too.

Dallas Weekend Getaway

Hilton Anatole Dallas

Once you check into Hilton Anatole you’ll never want to leave. The views, the atmosphere, the delicious food, and of course JadeWaters! Anatole Dallas lets you have the ultimate family vacation. Relaxation for the grownups and fun water slides for the kids!

  • Virgin Hotels Dallas

  • The Statler Dallas

  • W Dallas

  • Hotel Crescent Court

  • CANVAS Hotel

Hotels In Dallas

Omni Dallas Hotel

Where to Eat & Drink

Whether you’re looking to splurge on your meals, grab amazing photos for your Instagram feed, or enjoy a casual meal, you’ll find it here. Trust us, you’ll want a bite of everything Dallas has to offer!

Instagrammable Restaurants

Dallas Weekend Getaway

Personally, we love to visit gorgeous Instagrammable restaurants. Not only do you get to enjoy the beautiful aesthetics of the place but the food is always just as pretty and yummy too. Plus, you’ll get to grab so many new profile pic options!

Romantic Dinner Spots

Date Night In Dallas
Date Night In Dallas

Your Dallas Weekend Getaway wouldn’t be complete if you didn’t treat yourself and your partner (or friends) to a romantic night out. You’ll absolutely fall in love with the views and sophisticated vibes. It’ll be the perfect opportunity to dress up and enjoy the nightlife DFW has to offer!

More Food Options in Dallas

Dallas Weekend Getaway

Don’t Miss Out on Our 5+ Favorite Places for Pizza in Dallas

In the mood for some delicious comfort food? Pizza always hits the spot because it’ll never disappoint. These are the must-try pizza spots in DFW!

Free Must-See Spots in Dallas

Dallas Weekend Getaway

The Best Free Things to Do in Downtown Dallas

Are you on a budget because you’ll be splurging on romantic dinners, shopping sprees, and spa days instead? Well, did you know that you can have some FREE fun while on your Dallas trip? These are a few things we recommend and don’t forget to peep the blog for more info!

Feeling a little snack-ish while you’re enjoying your free adventures? You can always find an inexpensive food truck and munch away.

A few of our faves:

Dallas Weekend Getaway

Explore Deep Ellum

Deep Ellum is the Austin of Dallas, so you’ll feel right at home when you’re exploring. It’s such a chill neighborhood that offers lots to do. Whether you’re looking for free things to do because you’re trying to stay on budget or you’re looking for some new shopping spots, it can all be found here!

Dallas Weekend Getaway
Dallas Weekend Getaway
Dallas Weekend Getaway

Sip on Insta-Worthy Cocktails

Listen, you’re on vacation. Of course, you should treat yourself to some tasty and gorgeous cocktails. Not only will posting these on your feed grab loads of attention but we promise they’ll lift your spirits up and make you feel EXTRA fabulous!

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All Aboard! The 10+ Best City Tours in Dallas

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Interested in going the tourist route instead? No worries, this is your vacation! There are loads of ways you can enjoy Dallas like a visitor. Join along in these awesome tours, they’ll be fun and informative too. Trust us, you won’t regret it!

New Stuff to Do in DFW: Awesome Restaurants, Bars, and More

Date Night In Dallas

Want to keep up with all the NEW stuff that’s happening in Dallas? Make sure to review this blog before you get there and you’ll be ahead of the game. You’ll definitely feel like a local, trying out the newest restaurants in town!


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Before You Go...

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Samantha Sanchez

Samantha Sanchez

Samantha is a UNATION team member and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe for updates and follow be sure to follow us on social!