2017 Clan Macpherson Association
US Branch AGM
September 22-24, 2017
Confirm Your Reservations!
Dallas has many exciting attractions and most are accessible by DART light rail system. Here a few fabulous sites and I will be happy to suggest more Dallas destinations in the upcoming Urlars.
Right across the highway from the hotel is The George W. Bush library on the campus of SMU, is literally across the highway from the hotel. The museum houses the archives of the George W. Bush presidency, 43,000 gifts & a replica Oval Office.
Be sure to enjoy some quality shopping at the premier shopping center in the Southwest located just minutes away by rail. NorthPark Center is consistently ranked among the top five shopping destinations in the country and, with more than 26 million visitors annually, has been named the top attraction in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex by the Dallas Business Journal and as one of the "7 Retail Wonders of the Modern World" by Shopping Centers Today. NorthPark is home to its present anchors - Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Macy's and Dillard's and to more than 200 additional shops and restaurants.
Hop on the train and head into Dallas for an excursion through the Dallas Arts District. The Dallas Museum of Art is free to the public and houses a stunning collection with more than 22000 pieces, spanning the third millennium BC to present. The Nasher Sculpture Center is home to the Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection, one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculpture in the world. The Winspear Opera House, Myerson Symphony Center, AT&T Performing Arts Center, Booker T. Washington High School for the performing and visual arts, and The Crow Collection of Asian Art make up the bulk of the Dallas Arts district.
And don't forget Klyde Warren Park, a 5 acre park built over the Woodall Rogers Freeway that opened in 2012 with its magically growing trees planted in special trenches between the concrete beams that support the park. It is just across from The Dallas Museum of Art, and frequently is host to a variety of food trucks and special activities.
It is possible to take the train all the way to the Dallas Zoo, a 106-acre zoo located 3 miles south of downtown Dallas in Marsalis Park. Established in 1888, it is the oldest and largest zoological park in Texas. The giraffe, which was installed in 1997, quickly became an icon for the zoo. It is the tallest statue in Texas by a mere 6 inches.
Dallas has one of the best International skylines according to USA Today. The interactive lights make it one of the world's most beautiful night time skyscapes. Its impressive architecture and many cultural sights are truly worth seeing. Don't miss Dallas!