Theater · City Center District · 1925 Elm St (btwn N. St. Paul St. & N. Harwood St.), Dallas, TX
ILiveInDallas.com: Convenient to downtown hotels and entertainment areas, this 1704-seat theater opened in April 1921 during the Vaudeville era and hosted a variety of acts from Houdini to Mae West and Bob Hope.
Zoo · Cedar Crest · 650 S R L Thornton Fwy (at S. Marsalis Ave.), Dallas, TX
ILiveInDallas.com: Go ape at the Dallas Zoo. It's the largest zoological park in Texas (bigger than Fort Worth's Zoo). The Dallas Zoo is home to 406 species and 1,800 animals (6,800 counting invertebrates).