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7 Tips for the Perfect Dallas Field Trip

Located in the heart of downtown Dallas, the GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower offers visitors the only indoor/outdoor observation deck in the city with unique views of Dallas and its surrounding communities – from 470 feet in the air! As it is affectionately known by locals, “The Ball” has been a staple of the Dallas skyline since 1978. The 259 exterior LED lights that build its iconic spherical shape can be seen for miles, but it’s what’s inside that counts.

Field Trip Tips

The focus of Reunion Tower is fixed on the future with interactive exhibits and programming that welcomes new generations of visitors to experience the 360-degree view in new ways. With over 340 square miles of things to see and do in Dallas, planning the ideal trip for a large or small group can be a challenge. Our perfect field trip tips will make your visit to Dallas unforgettable.

Download custom lesson plans

Our team can offer ideas based on our custom curriculum designed for all age groups. Generate excitement by studying the Dallas landscape, create pre- and post-visit activities, and enhance concepts like physics, geometry, and meteorology at 470 feet above Dallas.

Take advantage of unique opportunities

Our interactive exhibits allow guests an opportunity to locate hidden gems, historic landmarks, museums and more. Free telescopes make it possible to distinguish The Texas Star from The Top of Texas and allow us to almost make out the tip of a giraffe’s nose on a well-known fixture at the Dallas Zoo.

Ask the experts

Reunion Tower Ambassadors will delight you with facts designed to enhance panoramic Dallas views. If you need more information, consult our Halo system to retrieve maps of Dallas landmarks, explore the city in detail with user-controlled high definition cameras, or interact with a simulation of Reunion Tower’s nightly exterior light shows.

Stick to a schedule

Organize your day with breaks for the restroom, meals, and photo opportunities in mind. Your Reunion Tower visit includes a digital photo and the option to eat on the revolving Cloud Nine level.

Plan for Texas weather

Prepare to trade cowboy boots for flip flops! Let the breeze cool you down on a sunny day, or shelter from the chill while taking in the 360-degree view of Dallas.

Make parking arrangements in advance

Confirm that the parking lot can accommodate your vehicle type and if cash or credit is required for payment. Identify the best place to drop-off and pick-up group members. Reunion Tower has onsite personal vehicle and bus parking and is ready to direct your group to our convenient drop-off locations.

Grab some change

All trips need a keepsake! Use your coins to press a penny or stop by Kaleidoscope Gifts & Memories for a local treat or souvenir.

Plan Your Reunion Tower Trip!

We host field trips of all kinds! Schools, scouts, and more. Email homeschools@reuniontower.com or visit our website www.ReunionTower.com to discuss pricing, lesson plan descriptions or guided tour opportunities.

Located in the heart of downtown Dallas, the GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower offers visitors the only indoor/outdoor observation deck in the city with unique views of Dallas and its surrounding communities - from 470 feet in the air! Interactive exhibits allow visitors an opportunity to discover hidden gems, historic landmarks, museums, parks, and more. Email homeschools@reuniontower.com or visit ReunionTower.com for more information, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @ReunionTower.

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