2017 HDMS Client Summit
October 17-19, 2017
DALLAS MARRIOTT CITY CENTER
650 North Pearl Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
Explore the 16-floor hotel and take in the views of the dynamic décor and upscale guest rooms, complete with breathtaking views and luxurious bedding. Take advantage of the Marriott’s Key Amenities, such as valet dry-cleaning, evening turndown service, flat-panel TVs and fitness center.
If you find yourself with free time before or after sessions, here’s our top 5 offsite activities to do during your stay at the Dallas Marriott.
Top 5 Activities
Explore the parks, theaters, museums and restaurants in the surrounding Dallas Art District.
With over 23,000 works of art from all cultures throughout the last 5,000 years, the Dallas Museum of Art’s collection is diverse and constantly changing. View pieces ranging from Vincent van Gogh masterpieces to creations using a variety of materials and styles. Make sure to take a look into the featured exhibit: Shaken, Stirred, Styled: The Art of the Cocktail and learn about the culture of cocktails and how they are prepared and served. General admission is free, with the option to buy special exhibit admission tickets separately. If you want to get some fresh air, add Klyde Warren Park to your list of places to go. Located in the Dallas Art District, the 5.2-acre public park provides scenic walking trails, game area and more for Dallas and its visitors. If sculptures are more your thing, visit the Nasher Sculpture Center which has modern and contemporary art and sculptures, featuring more than 300 masterpieces from various artists. The cost for adults is $10; Seniors: $7.
Relive a piece of history at the Historic Dealey Plaza memorial and museum.
History buffs will love the opportunity to visit the memorial and museum honoring our 35th president, John F. Kennedy. Visitors can tour the plaza and read different markers explaining the location’s significance. Walk a mere block away from Dealey Plaza, and visit the JFK Memorial Plaza where JFK was fatally shot. For an in-depth look into the life and death of President Kennedy, visit The Sixth Floor Museum. It’s housed in the location where Lee Harvey Oswald shot President Kennedy, and the museum contains historical films, photographs and artifacts. The cost for adults is $16; Seniors $14.
Ditch the cab and tour Dallas by the historic M-Line trolley.
“Link the past to the present” by taking a ride on the M-Line. The restored trolleys are a fun and unique way to explore Dallas. The trolleys have 38 stops that riders are free to jump on and off. Best of all, the trolley is free for visitors!
Find peace and reflect in Thanks-giving Square.
This garden/chapel/museum combination was named a ‘Great National Shrine’ by President Ford and aims bring together people with diverse backgrounds to one shared space. Make sure to venture inside the chapel to admire the beautiful architecture and stain glass art it has to offer during your visit.
Explore more than 40 exhibits of creatures from all over the world at the Dallas World Aquarium.
Visit the Dallas World Aquarium for a unique experience of exhibits focusing on various ecosystems throughout the world. Walk through exhibits that feature endangered animals, marine life, amphibians, birds, plants and more during your venture. Interested in learning more in depth? Make sure to grab a Field Guide that highlights plants and animals and check out the touch screens near the exhibits. The cost for adults is $20.95 + tax; seniors (65+) $16.95.