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Staff Picks for Things to Do in Dallas

Getting off the beaten path and discovering hidden gems is one of the wonders of travel. But how do you find those special places? Ask a local. Hotel Lumen helps you make the most of your Dallas stay by sharing our staff's favorite picks and insider tips.

We asked our intrepid staff: If you had only two days in Dallas, what would you do? Take a peek, have some fun and Live Like a Local.

Wellness
Randy Elmore

Randy Elmore

General Manager

  • The Katy Trail is a privately-maintained public park that extends 3.5 miles from SMU at its north end to the American Airlines Center in the south.

  • Nekter Juice offers the perfect cleansing for resetting your system!

Drink
Rachel Love

Rachel Love

Conference Service Manager

  • The Cedars Social features an adventurous list of handcrafted cocktails by one of the nation's leading barmen Michael Martensen and modern comfort food created by award-winning Chef John Tesar.

  • The People's Last Stand offers signature cocktails hand crafted from house made juices, bitters, syrups, infusions and mixers.

Play
Charles Sanford

Charles Sanford

Chief Engineer

  • Topgolf is the premier entertainment and event venue with fun point-scoring golf games for all skill levels, upscale bar food and drinks, great music and more!

  • Bowl and Barrel is Dallas' premier entertainment spot with bowling, bites and beers.

Retail therapy
Kathy Mannion

Kathy Mannion

Sales Manager

  • Mockingbird Stationa one stop shop. Big names and boutiques. Hot finds and sneak peeks.

  • The Plaza at Preston Center - Here Every Store Has A Story.

Eat
Stephanie Cross

Stephanie Cross

Front Desk Supervisor

  • Stampede 66 offers modern Texas Cuisine by Stephan Pyles.

  • Hibiscus is open for dinner Monday through Saturday and features cuisine that is anchored in a modern chophouse genre and showcases the best of local, regional and responsibly raised products.

One of a kind
Brittany Titterington

Brittany Titterington

Sales and Catering Manager

  • The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is the 13th PresidentialLibrary administered by the National Archives and Records Administration.

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For more information about any of these suggestions and additional favorites, contact Hotel Lumen's concierge at (214) 219-2400.

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