There are so many great places to visit in Dallas, Texas. But if you are new to the area, it can seem like you don’t know where you should get started. As a Dallas, Texas Realtor, here are my top 5 spots to visit when moving to Dallas. These are the most recommended areas to shop, walk around, and eat all in one place!
Downtown McKinney has something for everyone! More than a dozen restaurants and 120 unique shops are located in Downtown Mckinney. This area is home to a slew of treasures, such as art galleries, furniture stores, antique shops, gift shops, and apparel boutiques. If you haven’t experienced the charm of McKinney square, clear your calendar and make some time to visit this area. This down-home square is a little gem only a short drive north of the big city. You won’t be disappointed with convenient free parking, family-friendly restaurants, and unique shops to explore.
The historic Downtown Plano area covers six city blocks. It is a vibrant community of performing arts, galleries, event venues, unique shops, and restaurants, all set against a backdrop of historic buildings. It is the home of my favorite Wood-Oven Pizza at Urban Crust!
Whether you’re a foodie or an avid shopper, Legacy West offers more than just your typical shopping and restaurants. You will find plenty of options for tasty food between Legacy Hall or, my favorite, Haywire. There is also a broad selection of retail stores, which means you’re sure to find something you have to buy, or you can pass the time window shopping!
The Star is the 91-acre campus of the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters and practice facility. This district is the perfect place to shop, dine, stay, and experience the Dallas Cowboys-themed campus.
Oak Cliff is one of the hidden jewel neighborhoods that sits just across the Trinity River from downtown Dallas. The hip neighborhood is known for its indie stores, charming Bishop Arts District, exceptional dining, and the Oak Cliff Nature Preserve, which offers hiking and biking trails. Located in the heart of North Oak Cliff, the Bishop Arts District is home to over 60 independent boutiques, restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and art galleries, making it one of the most unique neighborhoods in Dallas.
Regardless if you are coming with your family or solo, I know you’ll be able to find your new favorite hangout out of these top 5 spots to visit when moving to Dallas. After you visit, make sure you get in touch with me on Instagram and let me know which you liked the best!
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