DALLAS: John F. Kennedy Sight Seeing Tour
Are you planning a trip to Dallas? Or do you already live here and you’re looking for an interesting outing with friends or family? If you want to see one of the many historical stories Dallas has to offer then you should make it a goal to complete this self guided JFK day tour. See Dealey Plaza, learn about JFK at the Sixth Floor Museum, watch a movie at Texas Theater, and finish your day dining on pork chops, rumored to be one of JFK’s favorite meals.
See the Exhibit
SIXTH FLOOR MUSEUM
411 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202
The main exhibit, John F. Kennedy and the Memory of a Nation, provides historical context for the events of November 22, 1963, and the aftermath of the assassination. The sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository was the primary crime scene for the JFK assassination. Visitors will see historic images, news footage, artifacts and original evidentiary areas.
See the Memorial
JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY MEMORIAL
646 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202
The John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial is a monument to U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy in the West End Historic District of downtown Dallas, Texas erected in 1970, and designed by noted architect Philip Johnson.
See a Show
THE TEXAS THEATER
231 W Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, TX 75208
On November 22, 1963 at approximately 1:45 p.m., nearly 15 Dallas police officers converged on the Texas Theatre in search of a man who had entered without paying. That man was Lee Harvey Oswald—murder suspect in the slaying of Officer J.D. Tippit and later President John F. Kennedy’s accused lone assassin. He ducked into the theatre during an in-progress showing of War Is Hell and sat near the back of the auditorium.
LAMB CHOPS AT MORTON’S
2222 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75201
Supposedly President Kennedy liked lamb chops, steak, baked chicken, turkey and mashed potatoes. Head over to Morton’s for fine dining and try the Double-Cut Rib Lamb Chops!