Hidden Treasures
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If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.

Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.
Cathedral Santuario de Guadalupe
Cathedral Santuario de Guadalupe

(214) 871-1362

2215 Ross Ave
Dallas, TX 75201   Directions

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Visit the Cathedral Santuario de Guadalupe, a Victorian Gothic cathedral that is being fully restored to its original splendor. The Shrine is the second largest congregation in the nation.

Freedman's Memorial - Dallas Landmark
Freedman's Memorial - Dallas Landmark

(214) 670-4206

2525 N Central Expy
Dallas, TX 75204   Directions

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Make the historical, emotional and spiritual connection at Freedman's Memorial, which sits on what was once the site of a graveyard for African Americans. The site was paved over to make way for the Central Expressway in the 1930s. Today it is a testament to the human spirit, with sculptures that stir the soul.

Lone Star Park | Live Horse Racing
Lone Star Park | Live Horse Racing

(972) 263-7223

1000 Lone Star Pkwy
Grand Prairie, TX 75050   Directions

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Play the ponies at Lone Star Park, where the racing season is year round. You'll have the change to wager on live races many weekends, and there's plenty of simulcast action to keep things interesting in the off-season.

Old City Park
Old City Park

(214) 421-5141

1515 S Harwood St
Dallas, TX 75215   Directions

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Visit the Civil War-era Millermore Mansion, built in 1855 and completed when the war broke out. The building has been fully restored and decorated in the Antebellum style.

Texas Trees Foundation
Texas Trees Foundation

(214) 953-1184

2906 Swiss Ave
Dallas, TX 75204   Directions

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Step into the midst of a cattle drive, represented in a stunning bronze sculpture and open space called Pioneer Plaza. The park area features native trees, a flowing stream and bronze cattle being herded through the plaza. The 4-acre setting is located in front of the Dallas Convention Center.

Thanks-Giving Square
Thanks-Giving Square

(214) 969-1977

1627 Pacific Ave
Dallas, TX 75201   Directions

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Participate in the ongoing, communal act of being thankful at Thanks-Giving Square. The public park in Dallas includes various sections such as the Court of All Nations, the Wall of Praise and a mosaic based on Norman Rockwell's "The Golden Rule."

Trammell Crow Center Sculpture Garden
Trammell Crow Center Sculpture Garden

(214) 744-6642

750 N. St. Paul St
Dallas, TX 75201   Directions

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A gorgeous plaza of gardens and sculptures surrounds the distinctive Trammell Crow Co. building in downtown Dallas. Pedestrians and art lovers can stroll the area for free, and enjoy works by famous European masters.

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