North Texas Staycation Ideas

There are tons of low cost activities in North Texas that you and your family can enjoy this summer! We have a few ideas to help you plan a memorable staycation. Just because you are spending the day in the same city doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your downtime. Sometimes it’s overwhelming to plan a few days away and when you add packing, boarding the pets and booking hotel rooms it becomes a little more stressful. It’s easier to get up early, get your walking shoes ready and enjoy a day exploring your town. Staying close to home, saving money and sleeping in your own bed after a long day of shopping, eating and entertainment is another bonus! So what trips are realistic to make in a day’s time if you live in the Dallas area?

Visit Texas Discovery Gardens

At Texas Discovery Gardens, experience what it’s like to visit a rainforest with a 7.5 acre organic garden featuring native and adapted plants. The Discovery Gardens also feature a two-story butterfly house. Additionally, you can learn about the various snakes of Texas and visit their gift shop! The Gardens are open daily from 10 am to 5 pm. The final sets of tickets are sold daily at 4:15 pm. If you are looking to explore and learn more about our planet’s native plants, this is a fun and educational place to visit on your next Dallas-area day trip.

The Dallas World Aquarium

The Dallas World Aquarium has so much to offer guests! Currently, they are featuring a few different types of animals; including the Citron-Throated Toucan, the Brown-Throated Three-Toed Sloth and the Orinoco Goose. The spectacular exhibits at the Dallas World Aquarium will give you a fun and educational experience. The aquarium is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm, so add this stop to your list of summer day trips!

Lunch and Shopping!

Everyone deserves a day of casual dining and shopping while enjoying the outdoors. Stop by Preston Valley and grab a bite to eat at Maple Leaf Diner or Chili’s! Explore the trinkets and gifts available at Creative Stitches and Gifts. Finish the afternoon with a relaxing spa pedicure from May Nails Spa. Make the most of your summer staycation at Preston Valley!

We hope you take the time to enjoy these summer staycation suggestions and if you have any other ideas, share them with us! Whatever activity you choose to do on your staycation, be sure to have fun!

Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions.

Preston Valley is offered by Weitzman. Weitzman is one of the leading commercial real estate companies in North Texas. Weitzman offers a full range of Commercial Real Estate services including Project RepresentationTenant Representation and Investment Sales and, is also a leading Asset Management and Development Services Commercial Real Estate firm.

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