Free & Cheap Things to Do in Dallas, TX

  • The list below includes 353 free or cheap things to do in or near Dallas, Texas, including 96 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Aquariums and Art Museum.
  • From Katy Trail to The George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Dallas and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Plano, Arlington, Richardson and Irving.
  • The list below includes 353 free or cheap things to do in or near Dallas, Texas, including 96 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Aquariums and Art Museum.
  • From Katy Trail to The George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Dallas and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Plano, Arlington, Richardson and Irving.
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Reel Big Fish 10110 Technology Blvd. E, Dallas, TX MoreLess Info
Ska stalwarts behind “Sell Out” and “Beer” bring big horns and shaking pompadours to a career-spanning set
2.3 Miles
94% 337 votes
Parks Dallas, TX MoreLess Info
Visitors to the 3.5-mile Katy Trail enjoy hiking, dog walking, running, skating, biking and more. The paved trail features many water fountains and lights, and is shaded by trees on both sides.
4.4 Miles
91% 4700 votes
Libraries 2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205 MoreLess Info
Guests can discover and learn about government and legislation at The George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum, which contains literature, artifacts, and photographs from the time of the former president's management.
0.6 Miles
92% 1451 votes
Parks 1909 Woodall Rodgers, Dallas, TX MoreLess Info
The Klyde Warren Park offers young visitors access to a variety of playground equipment and water park fixtures. The site also contains a putting green and table tennis equipment for guests of all ages to enjoy.
4.4 Miles
94% 248 votes
Colleges & Universities 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75275 MoreLess Info
Ranked as the 58th National University in the U.S. News & World Report, Southern Methodist University is a private research university with a total enrollment of 10,893. The institution's athletic program, the SMU Mustangs, participate in The American Conference of Division I.
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Fair Park is not only a location suitable for a nice walk during ordinary days, but also a site that features museums and other events. Guests who are interested in shopping can also attend this 227 acre location's flea markets.
2.1 Miles
70% 10 votes
Neighborhoods Dallas, TX MoreLess Info
The Oak Lawn is a gay neighborhood that features a variety of nightlife options for guests to visit. During the day, guests can also access a variety of shops at restaurants at this site, which also hosts a Halloween party.
5.7 Miles
95% 3572 votes
Botanical Gardens 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218 MoreLess Info
The Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden is a nationally acclaimed arboretum, situated on 66-acres on the shores of White Rock Lake. Displays are rotated throughout the year, and the garden features an 8-acre children's garden.
0.6 Miles
86% 793 votes
Sculpture Parks 2001 Flora St., Dallas, TX 75201 MoreLess Info
Featuring a collection of more than 300 sculptures from the world's best known sculptors, the Nasher Sculpture Center is a must-visit site for art lovers. Stroll through the outdoor sculpture gardens and the interior exhibits of Matisse, Picasso, and more.
0.4 Miles
88% 1374 votes
Historic Sites 500 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75202 MoreLess Info
Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark holds a place in American History that will never be forgotten. The famous site of JFK's assassination includes the area around the plaza and the Texas School Book Depository.
0.6 Miles
86% 1252 votes
Observation Decks 300 Reunion Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207 MoreLess Info
Reunion Tower offers guests the opportunity to take in views of the Dallas skyline from the location's GeO-Deck, which offers access to zoom cameras with touch screen displays. The location also features a Hyatt Regency hotel.
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