Discovering Dallas

It’s officially summer. The sun is shining, school’s out, and that means it’s finally time for a summer vacation. So how do you decide where to go? Our suggestion: Dallas, Texas.

That’s right! Dallas, Texas. Combining enterprise and culture while holding on to its modern charm, this city is home to a plethora of museums, upscale shopping, and historic sights. Best yet, Stay Alfred Vacation Rentals is opening up brand new rentals right in the heart of downtown. Not only will you be able to enjoy upscale amenities, you’ll have every opportunity to explore and live like a local with downtown Dallas right outside your front door. Whether you’ve escaped to the city with your family or friends, our new rentals have everything you need to discover Dallas.

Dallas Farmers Market
Dallas Farmers Market

SHOP:

Dallas Farmers Market: Take a short stroll through the city and make your way towards the Dallas Farmers Market. Open daily from 10am-6pm, you’ll find everything from artisan olive oil to vintage housewares when you explore this 26,000 square foot market. | 920 S. Harwood Dallas, TX 75201 |

Bishop Arts District: Home to over 60 independent boutiques, the Bishop Arts District is one of Dallas’ top shopping spots. Not to mention they host regular “Wine Walks”. | 419 N Bishop Ave Dallas, TX 75208 |

West End Historic District: Enjoy fine shopping, dining, and the rich history of Dallas while you explore the beauty of West End Historic District. This historic strip is home to rows of refurbished old-brick warehouses, transformed into dozens of restaurants and shops, while maintaining its historic charm. | 1701 N Market, Suite 335 LB-3 Dallas, TX 75202 |

Katy Trail
Katy Trail

EXPLORE

Katy Trail: Built on an old railroad line, Katy Trail is an iconic destination in Dallas. Stretching 3.5 miles, this trail is 100% community supported and funded, and is the perfect spot to see the natural beauty of Dallas. | Katy Trail, Dallas, TX |

Fountain Place: Fountain Place, standing at 720 ft tall, is the fifth-tallest building in Dallas. But more impressively is the 217 water jets found in the Fountain Plaza Central Fountain. | 1445 Ross Ave, Suite 5100, Dallas, TX 75202 |

Dragon Park: This hidden gem of Uptown, Dragon Park, is full of eclectic and unique characters. Full of angels, gargoyles, and of course dragons, this is the perfect spot for a quick picnic. | 3520 Cedar Springs Rd, Dallas, TX 75219 |

FAMILY

Dallas Zoo
Dallas Zoo

Dallas Zoo: You can never go wrong with the Zoo, especially the Dallas Zoo. Opening in 1888 with just two deer and two mountain lions, this 106-acre zoo now has over 2,000 animals. | 650 S R L Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75203 |

Dallas World Aquarium: If you didn’t get enough of an animal fix at the zoo, the Dallas World Aquarium is a must see. From the Aquarium to the Temple of the Jaguar, you and your family can see a wide variety of exotic animals as well as take part in numerous education activities. | 1801 N Griffin St, Dallas, TX 75202 |

Trinity Forest Adventure Park: Trinity Forest Adventure Park is something you can’t miss out on. This exciting combination of a Canopy Tour, Challenge Course, and Zip Line is the perfect family adventure. | 1820 Dowdy Ferry Rd, Dallas, TX 75217 |

LTV Tower by Stay Alfred
LTV Tower by Stay Alfred

Not sure where to stay in Dallas? At Stay Alfred Vacation Rentals, we have several properties in Dallas available for your arrival. Check them out here or give us a call any time of day at 866-232-3864 to speak to one of our helpful reservation agents. We would love to help you find the perfect vacation home to fit your travel needs. Stay smart, stay together, Stay Alfred!