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Old Sep 11, 08, 7:45 pm
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I have a 5 hour layover in DFW during my flight from MIA to YVR. Anyone have any suggestions on what to do to kill the time? Are there any attractions close to the airport worth seeing? Or shopping malls?
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Old Sep 11, 08, 8:26 pm
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I have a 5 hour layover in DFW during my flight from MIA to YVR. Anyone have any suggestions on what to do to kill the time? Are there any attractions close to the airport worth seeing? Or shopping malls?
Baby Dolls Dallas! If you have never been then you are missing out best people watching spot!
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The nearby mall is Grapevine Mills, a cab ride away.

If you decide to stay at the airport, the best and most interesting restaurants are in Terminal D. And if you want someplace quiet to relax or work and don't have Admirals Club access, look for the free Samsung Travel Centers behind the various Starbucks by the Skylink escalators.
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And if you want someplace quiet to relax or work and don't have Admirals Club access, look for the free Samsung Travel Centers behind the various Starbucks by the Skylink escalators.
If you want real quiet, hop the SkyLink over to Terminal E.
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I have a 5 hour layover in DFW during my flight from MIA to YVR. Anyone have any suggestions on what to do to kill the time? Are there any attractions close to the airport worth seeing? Or shopping malls?
DFW is way out in the Mid-Cities between the two large urban centers. There's not much tourist stuff out there IIRC. Grapevine is kitschy, not sure I'd take cab rides to see its attractions (used to live there) though there is a winery and vineyard just S. of Grapevine on TX-121.

Personally, I'd opt for the AC in Terminal D. Shopping and dining aren't half bad in D, either.

PS: The "best people watching spot" san2yul mentioned earlier is a topless bar.

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