Vacation on a Budget: Dallas

Vacation on a Budget: Dallas

How to enjoy the Emerald City on the cheap.

Are you looking to travel to a low-cost destination or perhaps explore the hidden gems of the city where you already live? Dallas offers plenty to do for the budget-conscious. In part one of our Vacation on a Budget summer series, here are six free things to do in Dallas.

  1. Dallas Museum of Art

  2. From Babylonian antiquities to the Renaissance to modern masterpieces, the Dallas Museum of Art offers something for everyone. And the best part is that admission is free. Of course, it takes funding to make this institution a reality, so consider donating on your way in.

  3. AT&T Discovery District

  4. With glowing digital media on a 104-foot wall, fountains, modern art and green spaces, the Discovery District is a futuristic collision of tech and culture. Whether you want to take selfies, eat a snack or just chill for a while in an interesting space, the Discovery District is a popular Dallas attraction.

  5. Crow Museum of Asian Art

  6. The Crow Museum is part of the University of Texas at Dallas and celebrates the creativity, history and traditions of Asian cultures. Located in the heart of the Dallas Arts District, it features artifacts from thousands of years ago, a garden the size of a city block and incredible exhibits. The best part? Admission is free, with donations suggested.

  7. McKinney Avenue Trolley

  8. Travel in timeless style while experiencing a piece of history. Known as the “M-Line,” the McKinney Avenue Trolley runs from the West Village down to the Pearl Arts District, with many stops along the way. With fare-free transportation, you can explore much of Dallas without spending a dime on parking or gas money.

  9. Klyde Warren Park

  10. Boasting interactive fountains in the Children’s Park, a butterfly garden and beautiful landscaping, the Klyde Warren Park is one of the best green spaces in Dallas. With live music, scheduled activities you can sign up for, fountains and a dog park, it would be hard to get bored in this location.

Dallas has something for every budget. To learn more about low-cost attractions, visit And don’t forget: The points you can earn with normal use of your Cadence Bank Credit Card can be used for travel—but not if you’re not enrolled! Make sure you’re enrolled in our rewards program today.



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