Last Updated on May 19, 2021
You haven’t done much of anything since the start of the pandemic except work, run a few errands, and lounge around the house. Now that more people are getting the COVID-19 vaccines and states have loosened restrictions, you’re ready to start enjoying life again. What better way to kickstart your summer than to round up your closest girlfriends and head to Dallas for a few days?
Why Dallas, TX?
Known as a great destination with something for everyone to enjoy, you guys are sure to have a blast in the capital of Texas. The city’s exciting history, diverse culture, bustling art scene, excellent food, and plenty of outdoor activities ranging from state fairs to music festivals make it the ideal place to reconnect with your friends and have a good time. Not to mention, it’s very budget-friendly compared to other major cities in the country.
What To Do in Dallas
If you’re planning a girl’s getaway to Dallas this summer, here are a few things you might consider exploring while you’re there.
Grab A Few Drinks
After resting up from your flight into DFW, the best way to start your girl’s getaway is with a few drinks. Hotspots like Blue Goose or Gloria’s are well-known for their margaritas and tequila, but there’s no shortage of bars in Dallas’ diverse neighborhoods. Looking for the young adult hip scene? Check out McKinnley Avenue in Uptown. If you prefer something more laid back, Lower Greenville is the place to visit.
Share A Meal
Not interested in painting the town just yet? You can always meet the girls for some good grub and conversation. Whether you’re in the mood for Tex-Mex, barbecue, southern comfort foods, or excellent street food, Dallas has several restaurants to suit your tastebuds. There’s Elaine’s Kitchen which has excellent Jamaican cuisine. HG Supply Co is ideal if you’re into clean eating. If you happen to be planning a trip to Dallas this summer, you might be fortunate enough to attend the Taste of Dallas Food Festival for a variety of meal options.
Get A Makeover
There’s nothing like a makeover to reunite friends. You spend a few hours catching up on each other’s lives while you get the best treatment from some of Dallas’s best beauty and style professionals. You can find the perfect spots for manicures, pedicures, makeup, hair, and lash Dallas area that will give you the transformation of a lifetime.
What’s the best way to complete a new makeover? Go shopping for some trendy fashions. If you’re going to go anywhere in Dallas to shop, you must visit the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. The area is packed with popular shopping centers like the Neiman and Marcus flagship store, North Park Center, Highland Park, and more. Be sure to wear some comfortable shoes as the area has more places to shop per capita than any other city in the country.
Explore The Arts
Now that you’re all dolled up, why not spend the day exploring Dallas’ art culture? Head downtown to the Dallas Art District and be amazed at the many museums, galleries, and exhibits spanning about 19 city blocks. You’ll find everything from contemporary pieces to outdoor exhibits to pop-up shops and graffiti walls.
You can’t end your girl’s getaway in Dallas without spending some time outdoors. The city is home to some of the most beautiful parks in Texas. While Klyde Warren Park and White Rock Lake are the most popular outdoor spaces, there are several other parks, hiking trails, picnic areas, and more for you guys to take advantage of.
You’ve been cooped up in the house doing the same thing for more than a year now. It’s time to get back out there and experience the things you’ve missed. Call the girls up and start planning a getaway to Dallas, Texas, this summer. As you can see from the list of activities above, there’s a ton of things for you guys to get into as you reconnect and have a good time.