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Top-Rated Dallas Activities

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If you’re ever traveling and wondering what to do, there’s one adage that can never steer you wrong: go where the locals go. We’re lucky at Kimpton Pittman Hotel to be within easy reach of so many of the locally loved gems in Dallas, the kind others would hit the highway for but that are within walking distance for our guests. Here are just a few worth checking out during your stay — if you want recommendations for any other Deep Ellum activities, you know where to find us.

Yellow Rosa

Taking its cues from the cantinas of San Miguel de Allende, this breezy speakeasy-style bar tucked inside Basic Taco specializes in agave-based cocktails.

(469) 996-8969

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Select Start Arcade & Bar

It’s game on at this bar with a TwitchTV big screen, Xbox, PS4, Switch, and all your favorite retro and new-school arcade games.

(972) 685-5492

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AT&T Discovery District

At the intersection of innovation and public spaces, this five-block campus features 5G wireless, a 100-foot-tall media wall and a giant digital globe.

(214) 782-6000

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Fair Park

This National Historic Landmark boasts one of the nation’s largest collections of 1930s art and Art Deco architecture. Fair Park is 277 acres and home to the State Fair of Texas, Hall of State, Cotton Bowl® Stadium, an outdoor amphitheater, Music Hall and various museums.

(214) 708-8400

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Texas State Fair

The longest running fair in America (24 days long, in fact), the Texas State Fair has it all—live music, incredible fair food, rodeo, amusement park rides, livestock exhibitions, family-friendly activities and so much more.x

(214) 565-9931

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Baylor University Medical Center

We’re proud to call Baylor University Medical Center our neighbor. Home to a team of world-class doctors, the country. Whether you’re in town for a brief visit or extended stay, our hotel amenities offer a mix of convenience and comfort.