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John F. Kennedy Memorial/Sixth Floor Exhibit | map
Designed by New York architect and Kennedy family friend Philip Johnson, this 50-foot square, open-roofed concrete walled cenotaph is symbolic of an open tomb. Black marble marker inscribed "John F. Kennedy within the Context of American History. "The 9,000-square foot exhibit is located on the sixth floor of the former Texas School Book Depository, now the seat of Dallas County government.
Exhibit Hours: Sunday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00p.m.Admission $8.00 with audio guide.Memorial at Elm, Market & Commerce Street, downtown Dallas.Exhibit at Houston Street between Elm and Pacific, Downtown Dallas (214)747-6660

Cowboys Stadium | map
Home field of the five-time Super Bowl Champion Dallas Cowboys. Guided tours are available. The stadium is located at One Legends Way, in Arlington off 1-30 and Collins Road. (817) 892-4000

The Ballpark in Arlington | map
Home playing field for Alex Rodriguez, Juan Gonzalez, Pudge Rodriguez and the rest of the Texas Rangers. Arlington (817) 273-5100

Russell Stover Candies | map
Watch candy makers hand dip chocolate-covered cherries, strawberries and other favorites, or make our famous peanut brittle. Retail outlet, plus customized gift baskets. Open 9-6, Monday-Saturday, 12-5 Sunday. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. 3200 S. Highway 287 (1997 Pecan Delight Avenue), Corsicana (903)875-0180

Southfork Ranch | map
Setting of the popular TV series "Dallas" and home of the equally infamous Ewing clan has become one of the hottest tourist sites in America. As a guest of the sprawling and opulent Texas-style ranch, you'll relive 25 years of the hit TV series as you experience the "Dallas" museum.
General Admission: Call for prices.Tour Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.2551 @ Parker Road, Plano (972)442-7800

Thistle Hill | map
Built in 1903, this lovely home is the last surviving mansion from Fort Worth's Cattle Baron Era still open to the public on a regular basis. Built by cattle baron W.T. Waggoner for his daughter Electra, it stands as one of the finest examples of Georgian Revival architecture in the Southwest. Restoration is ongoing.
Tour Hours: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Monday-Friday; 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Sunday. Tours on the hour.Admission: $3.00-$4.00. Group rates available.1509 Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Worth (817)336-1212

National Scouting Museum | map
National Scouting Museumand Youth and Family Research Center
Official Museum of the Boy Scouts of America.
Experience the excitement of Scouting!
The National Scouting Museum is a tribute to the rich history of the Boy Scouts of America. The size of a football field, this massive state-of-the-art facility features a Norman Rockwell art gallery, virtual reality adventures, hands-on learning experiences, and a historical collection that traces the Scouting movement from its beginnings. Visit the National Scouting Museum and experience the fun and excitement of Scouting.
Admission: General - $8; Senior - $6; Scout/Scouter - $5; Children ages 4-12 - $6; Children under 4 - FREE.
GROUP RATES: School Group - $6; Groups over 20 - $8.
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Mondays, major holidays, and for two weeks in January. (800) 303-3047 (972) 580-2100
Email: nsmuseum@netbsa.org

Gondola Cruises | map
The waterways of the Mandalay Canals and Lake Carolyn in Irving's Las Colinas Urban Center have become home to two beautiful neo-Venetian gondolas. Available by reservation only, Gondola Adventures provides a variety of uniquely charming waterway tours.Schedule a CruiseContact: Gondola AdventuresEmail: texas@gondola.com Tel: (972) 506-8037 (866) GONDOLA

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