Dallas is well known for its wide selection of multicultural cuisine, art districts and its historical landmarks like the Dealey Plaza. I think we can all agree that sometimes Dallas is a little predictable when it comes to the typical things to do around the city. We hope this list can surprise a couple of our readers and provide some of the unknown, secret, and maybe even literally underground spots around the Dallas Area. Here is a list of secret spots to find in Dallas... if you can.
Hidden AMC Inside Abandoned Mall
Address: 13331 Preston Rd., Dallas, TX
Why You Need To Go: Valley View Mall has been abandoned for quite a few years now. Since no one seems to bat an eye, the hidden theatre inside it tends to be overlooked. There is a fully working AMC theatre just waiting to be the choice for your next movie date, hurry on over!
The Texas Woofus
Address: 3809 Grand Ave., Dallas, TX
Why You Need To Go: Located in front of the Livestock Building in Fair Park, this mythological creature was created to embody all of the animals to be identified with Texas. With the body of a pig, the face of a sheep, and the horns of a longhorn, it's easy to identify this as a symbol of Texas.
Lakeside Park or 'Teddy Bear' Park
Address: 4601 Lakeside Dr., Dallas, TX
Why You Need To Go: Lakeside Park is one of the more well-known parks in the Dallas area. The bear statues are too cute not to tell anyone and everyone about and with that being said, they're also too cute not to put on this list.
Oswald Rooming House Museum
Address: 1026 N. Beckley Ave., Dallas, TX
Why You Need To Go: You can find and explore the house where Lee Harvey Oswald fled to after committing the most tragic crime of 1963.
The Bowler Hat
Address: E. Griffin St., Dallas, TX
Why You Need To Go: A massive Bowler Hat has taken a journey through Dallas and now rests on a hat rack in downtown Dallas.
Statler Hotel Llama
Address: 1914 Commerce St., Dallas, TX
Why You Need To Go: The Statler Llama was developed to pay homage to the Hollywood icon herself, Llina Llee Llama. It's only fair to visit her.
Address: 624 S. 7th St., Waco, TX
Why You Need To Go: The Shotgun House had one of the greatest results on Joanna and Chip Gaines' show Fixer Upper. Located in Waco, Texas near The Silos, it's only a couple of blocks down.
Dallas Pedestrian Network
Address: 1601 Pacific Ave., Dallas, TX
Why You Need To Go: Since this spot is underground, it's safe to say that this has the potential to provide a great journey of finding and exploring underground tunnels.
Clyde of Bonnie & Clyde's Grave
Address: 1617 Fort Worth Ave., Dallas, TX
Why You Need To Go: Hidden behind the hustle and bustle of the city rests former gangster, Clyde, yes... from Bonnie and Clyde. We hear that is is a bit of a struggle trying to find the specific resting place of him but it's worth the journey.
Texas Shaped Pool
Price: $100 membership
Address: 901 Springbrook Dr., Plano, Texas
Why You Need To Go: This is the first 'Texas-sized' and Texas-shaped pool in Texas. Although a pool membership is required to get the full experience, it's still fun to check out.
Price: $10 admission
Address: 1515 South Harwood Dallas 75215
Why You Need To Go: This mansion is located away from the city in one of the oldest neighborhoods in Dallas. The townspeople say it could be haunted. If you're up to the challenge, you can find out yourself.
Prairie Creek Waterfalls
Address: 2400 W Prairie Creek Dr., Richardson, TX
Why You Need To Go: Last on our list is a nice scenic view of Richardson's beautiful outdoor scenery with the sound of a crashing waterfall. You'll slip into complete bliss after finding this outdoor gem.