23 Hours in Dallas

I don’t have a lot of time to spend in Dallas, so didn’t waste any time in jumping right in.  My friend Donna gave me some tips on places to see and I was going to spend my time seeing them.

After spending 20 hours in the car driving, both Chester and I needed to do some walking so we started out at the Klyde Warren Park which is built between and over a freeway in downtown Dallas.  They have an off-leash dog park and dogs are also allowed throughout the park.  They have free wifi so I could stay connected.  There is a nice selection of food available.  I didn’t realize how hungry I was.

Klyde-Warren-Park
Klyde-Warren-Park
Klyde-Warren-Park
Klyde-Warren-Park
Klyde-Warren-Park
Klyde-Warren-Park

We wandered around the entire park which is just over 5 acres in size and it felt great to be out in the warm fresh air. It was 74F or 23C under a sunny sky.

Next stop was the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden and what a beautiful place this is!  There are 66 acres of gorgeous flowers and displays with 19 completely different garden arrangements.  You could walk for a long time and not see everything.

Dallas Arboretum
Dallas Arboretum
Dallas Arboretum
Dallas Arboretum
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden

It has been a busy day, but I’m not going to give up and go to sleep just because it is late and I’m tired, so it is time to check out some of the night sights in Dallas.

The Dallas Skyline at Night
The Dallas Skyline at Night
The Dallas Skyline at Night
The Dallas Skyline at Night

The night went by very quickly.  Only a few more hours before I have to head back north.

The Dallas Skyline at Dawn
The Dallas Skyline at Dawn

Time to head to the Dallas Farmers Market to see what I can find there.  Amazing looking produce for sale here.  Actually too much too choose from.  🙂

Dallas Farmers Market
Dallas Farmers Market

Look at the size of those Blueberries!

Dallas Farmers Market
Dallas Farmers Market

Wow – the morning just flew by and now its time to get back in the car and head north to the snow and cold.   The temperature in Dallas has dropped to 49F or 9C, which is cooler, but still much better than the current temperature in  Winnipeg which is -25C or -13F.  The drive north won’t be anywhere near as fun as the drive south was.  But it is noon and I have to be at work in 20 hours – so away we go.  It was sure fun while it lasted, but it just didn’t last long enough.  Bye Donna – thanks for putting up with us.   See you next January.

A couple of last looks of the Dallas skyline as we drive away.

Dallas skyline
Dallas skyline
Dallas skyline
Dallas skyline

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4 thoughts on “23 Hours in Dallas

  1. So happy you had great weather while in Texas! Love the photo’s you took! Did you get to see Donna while you there? You have Chester have a safe trip back home.

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