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Travel Tips for CrowdSource for Life

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Travel Tips for CrowdSource for Life

Downtown Dallas has everything you want for a getaway weekend.  The Dallas-Fort Worth area is a big place requiring several days to see and do everything that makes our part of the world famous.  However, if you are visiting for CrowdSource for Life, we recommend you stay focused on Downtown Dallas.  Here are some trip planning tips from Abundant Director, Donald Griswold who is a long-time Downtown Dallas resident.

Map of Downtown Dallas

If you are here for several days or just the weekend for CrowdSource for Life, here are four tips you need to know about making the most of Downtown Dallas.

Downtown Dallas, Inc. has a great online resource for your planning.  So does
1) Know the weather.  It has a direct effect on how walkable Downtown Dallas can be.  If it is not too hot or windy everything on the adjacent map is walkable.  If it is too hot for you don’t push it.  Point-to-point Uber rides around Downtown are not expensive.

2) You are never far from a refreshment, treat or rest.  

3) The pubic art is everywhere.  Don‘t miss it.

4) Don‘t leave Dallas without eating Tex Mex and/or Barbecue.

Airport Logistics

Distance from DFW Airport to Downtown
Approximately 20 miles and typically a 30-minute drive.

Distance from Love Field to Downtown
Approximately 7 miles and typically a 15-minute drive.

DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) services both airports.  At DFW, DART‘s Orange Line Connects outside Gate 1 in Terminal A.  At Love Field, take the shuttle to the Green Line headed south to Downtown Dallas.

Hotel Accomodations

CrowdSource for Life will be held at The Majestic Theater at 1925 Elm Street in Downtown Dallas.   Downtown Dallas has many hotels close to The Majestic Theater.

The Indigo Hotel  (The host hotel for the CrowdSource for Life cast offers a special rate for show attendees. Click here for details.

The Magnolia Hotel

The Sheraton Dallas Hotel

Renaissance St. Elm

Residence Inn by Marriott Downtown Dallas

Hampton Inn and Suites

The Statler Dallas

Downtown Dallas Things to Do

Downtown Dallas Things to Do
Downtown Dallas offers an interesting mixture of history, public art, green spaces, and family-friendly attractions.  Visitors for CrowdSource for Life will find plenty of interesting options for their day prior to the show on Saturday.  If you stay downtown, it is possible to manage the entire weekend without a car rental.

Downtown Family (walk or short Uber drive)

Downtown Attractions

You can see a lot in one day in Downtown Dallas if you manage your transportation well.  Here are some of our best attractions, grouped by transportation.

The Arts District (all within walking distance of each other)

Central Business District (within walking distance of each other)

Around Edges of Downtown


Cool Places/Attractions to Visit

DART Train Ride Away

Uber Ride Away