Located immediately north of downtown, Uptown is one of Dallas’s most dynamic districts. By day, visitors can shop and dine along McKinney Avenue or get some fresh air in Klyde Warren Park. When the sun goes down, Uptown comes alive with people heading to bars, comedy shows, and concerts. Don’t miss a stroll under the neon lights of venues like House of Blues.

Deep Ellum

Deep Ellum first rose to prominence in the 1920s as a hotbed for jazz and blues musicians. Though it fell into decline in the late 20th century, the neighborhood has experienced a major revival as a trendy arts district. Today, you’ll find colorful murals, live music venues, microbreweries, distilleries, vintage shops, and some of Dallas’s top nightlife spots.

Bishop Arts District

This quaint neighborhood southwest of downtown is beloved for its independent restaurants, boutiques, galleries, and street art. The area’s European-inspired architecture and tree-lined streets make for pleasant strolling. Don’t miss stopping for coffee at one of the district’s many cafes or catching a show at the Kessler Theater.

Lower Greenville

Lower Greenville mixes historic charm with a hip, artsy vibe. The neighborhood is known for locally-owned shops, cafes, and restaurants housed in renovated Craftsman bungalows. Greenville Avenue also has some of Dallas’s best nightlife, from casual pubs to rooftop bars with city views. It’s a great area for an afternoon of window shopping followed by dinner and drinks.


Centered along Henderson Avenue, this upscale neighborhood offers high-end fashion and dining with a cosmopolitan flair. Chic boutiques and an abundance of sidewalk cafes make it ideal for strolling. At night, the stylish crowd heads to cocktail lounges and wine bars. Architecture lovers will also enjoy the area’s stately homes and art deco accents.

Oak Lawn

Oak Lawn contains two of Dallas’s most famous attractions – the Dallas Zoo and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. The neighborhood offers family-friendly activities like the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park and Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Trendy restaurants and LGBT nightlife add cosmopolitan energy.

Arts District

This downtown neighborhood showcases some of Dallas’s top cultural institutions, including the Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center, Crow Collection of Asian Art, and Winspear Opera House. Public art installations and outdoor concerts make the Arts District a vibrant hub for the arts. On the first Friday of each month, stroll the district during its free gallery nights.

Design District

Bordering downtown, the Design District mixes urban living with cutting-edge art and design. Once an industrial area dominated by warehouses, it now contains sleek apartment buildings alongside art galleries, furniture showrooms, and hip restaurants. Public green spaces provide a welcome respite from the concrete and glass.

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