If you’re coming to Medical City Children’s Hospital from another city or state, you might like to know a bit more about the city you’ll be in.
As you might expect, it can get pretty hot in Dallas. But our winters are extremely mild. Average high temperatures range from the 60s in December through March to the 90s in June through August. More details are available from the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau.
In addition to the restaurant options that are available on the Medical City campus, there are many Greater Dallas Restaurant Association members that partner with Medical City Heart to offer heart-healthy, delicious food. Visit the Medical City Restaurant Partner Program page to learn more.
There are a number of convenient shops on the Medical City campus. Additionally, nearby malls include NorthPark Center and the Galleria. Especially during the summer, you can get fresh fruits and vegetables from nearby farmers at the Dallas Farmers Market.
Dallas has its name attached to several major professional sports franchises: the NFL’s Cowboys, the NBA’s Mavericks and the NHL’s Stars. Our hometown baseball team is the Texas Rangers.
If there are times that you get out of the hospital, Dallas offers a wide variety of activities that you might enjoy.
Fair Park has the world’s largest collection of Art Deco buildings and a variety of interesting museums—plus it’s the home of the State Fair of Texas in late September and early October.
Old City Park offers a glimpse of how Dallasites lived in the early 1900s. You can tour buildings from that time and enjoy a wide variety of reenactments.
For art lovers, trips to the Dallas Museum of Art and Nasher Sculpture Center are well worth your time.
Medical City Children’s Hospital hosts and sponsors events throughout the year. For the latest information about other family-friendly events in the Dallas area, we recommend the events pages at the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau, DallasChild magazine and GuideLive (from The Dallas Morning News).