Situated on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building, the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is the infamous location where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald. The museum examines the life, times, death and legacy of JFK through historic films, artifacts, reports, and interpretive displays.
Home of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks and NHL’s Dallas Stars, American Airlines Center is located just five miles from the Belmont Hotel in the Victory Park neighborhood near Downtown Dallas. In addition to the best in live sports, American Airlines Center also hosts some of the best and most popular live action events and concerts.
Located in the West End Historic District of Downtown Dallas, the Dallas World Aquarium is less than a three-mile drive from the Belmont Hotel. Fun for the whole family, the DWA opened to the public in 1992 and features an array of exhibits, including an aviary, rainforest, and 10-tank aquarium featuring aquatic life from all over the globe.
A 66-acre botanical garden located in East Dallas, just 10 miles from the Belmont Hotel, the Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is open to the public and features several annual events and education programs for all ages. The lush gardens are divided into 19 distinct areas, which house a myriad of unique flora. It’s also home to two historic building, the DeGolyer Home, and the Alex Camp House.