dallasDallas was claimed by the Spain in the 18th century. That made Dallas part of ‘New Spain’. Just to be clear Dallas didn’t existed back in the early 18th century, it’s the place where Dallas would be build that became part of New Spain. Well in 1821 Mexico declared independence from Spain and in 1836 the ‘Republic of Texas’ became independent.
What Dallas is today was just a settlement back in 1839. Dallas grew and grew and in 1856 Dallas became a real city and it still is today! Well enough history for now.

Things to do and to see in Dallas

dallas-world-aquariumThere are enough things to do in and around Dallas and a lot of different things to.

If you are looking for an exciting day out with the whole family when you are in Dallas there is a great theme park nearby. Six Flags over Texas  is a great theme park in Arlington. We have described this theme park on another page on our website. For  more information about Six Flags over Texas you can click here.

Another great day out with the whole family is visiting Dallas World Aquarium. You will learn everything about the sea life and a lot of different animals. To give you an idea of all the different animals that you will find here we made a short list of different animals: octopus, blue dot stingray, spider crab, geckos, frogs, cockatoos, tree kangaroos and much much more! For more information you can go to the website of Dallas World Aquarium.dallas-park

When you are walking around in Dallas you will see a lot of art and history. Even if you are walking around without a goal you will find a lot of art and history. So in Dallas you don’t have to visit a museum to learn more about the city. The best thing you could do is go to the visitor center and ask for a map and a fun route to walk through the city. When you are walking through the city you will also see a couple of parks and it can be relaxing to make a stop here. Just sit or lay down in the sun or even better: have a nice picnic in one of the parks!

perot-museum-of-nature-and-scienceYou could also visit one of the museums that are located here in Dallas.
A great museum that you could visit just opened in 2012 and that the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. This is a hands on museum to inspire the youth about science. The exhibits are about the human body, sport, dinosaurs, life and there are more hands on exhibits in the museum. There are also some different temporary exhibits. Besides all this there is also a theater in the museum. For more information you can visit the website of Perot Museum of Nature and Science. If you want some more information about the other museum in Dallas you should visit the visitor center in the city.

Campground near Dallas

There is a perfect KOA campground near Dallas. The campground is located in Arlington and has everything you need when you are travelling around with your RV. The campground has free wi-fi, a pool, full hook-ups, you could rent bikes and much more! For more information you can go to the website of KOA Dallas / Arlington.

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