Load up the car and hit the open roads of the Lone Star State in route to big city excitement waiting in the Big D. An easy drive from just about anywhere in Texas, Dallas is centrally located, making a trip a breeze.  

On Your Way

Just over four hours from Galveston, cruise Interstate 45 toward Dallas and stop overnight in Houston for a stay at the Hilton Houston Americas. Don’t miss Space Center Houston at NASA’s Johnson Space Center for excitement that’s out of this world. The Houston’s Children’s Museum is a favorite for families. Next, find the latest fashion musts at the more than 400 stories inside the Galleria. Back on the road, stop by the world’s tallest statue of Texas legend Sam Houston in Huntsville. Standing at seventy-seven feet tall, this roadside attraction is a memorable Texas favorite. 

If you’re traveling north from the Hill Country, explore the state capital from centrally located Hilton Austin. Catch live music at any of the eclectic bars and venues on Rainey Street, then soak up the sun or toss a Frisbee at Zilker Park – grab lunch after at The Picnic where must-try food trucks are dishing up delicious eats. Or, fill up on the best barbecue around at the celebrated Franklin Barbecue. For more fun en route to Dallas, pitstop at Waco’s famous Magnolia Market at the Silos and explore designer duo Chip and Joanna Gaines’ downtown shopping oasis. Peruse the shops and grab delicious baked goods to take on the road from Silos Baking Co. 

Heading south from the Panhandle? You can’t drive though Amarillo without a glimpse at Route 66’s Cadillac Ranch vibrant public art display. Ten Cadillacs, buried nose down in the dirt, are covered in decorative spray paint—leave your own mark to commemorate the trip! 

Once You Get There

Welcomed by the towering city skyline, cruise through town, and check in to a Hilton hotel with unbeatable accommodations and amenities for every type of Dallas traveler. 

Opt to stay where style meets comfort at Hilton Dallas Park Cities. A boutique contemporary hotel with chic and cozy accommodations, the fashion-forward traveler will love walkable access to on-trend shopping and unbeatable dining in Park Cities. Uncover the latest in fashion from big name designers at NorthPark Center or Highland Park Village. Wander through the scenic streets of Southern Methodist University campus, a nationally recognized private university. Learn about a key chapter of modern U.S. history at the George W. Bush Presidential Center Library and Museum located on campus. 

History buffs will delight at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s captivating exhibits. The Dallas Museum of Art is one of the ten largest art museums in the country with 24,000 works spanning 5,000 years. Nearby, the African American Museum is home to one of the largest African American folk-art collections in the United States.

On the north end of the Dallas Metroplex, the Hilton Arlington is your ticket to fun. Grab your sports fans and stay right by the action, conveniently located just three miles from the Dallas Cowboys’ stomping grounds, AT&T Stadium, and the Texas Rangers ballpark, Choctaw Stadium. Catch a Dallas Stars hockey game or cheer on the Dallas Mavericks, not to mention choose from a packed calendar of top-tiered performing artists, all from American Airlines Center. Located in Victory Park, enjoy nearby accommodations just a mile away at the DoubleTree Dallas Market Center by Hilton, your basecamp for a night to remember. 

With so much to see and do in the Dallas Metroplex, you’ll surely want just one more day to explore and relax… save the drive home for tomorrow. 

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