Ennis, Texas | Pack your bag for a Texas must-see! Ennis, just 25 minutes south of downtown Dallas on IH-45, is a perfect place to bring the family for a weekend getaway or just for the day. Experience the 40 mile drive of the breathtaking bluebonnets of the “Official Bluebonnet Trail of Texas” in April. Bus tours are welcome. Savor authentic Czech food, music, and fun at the National Polka Festival held in May, every Memorial Day weekend.