Exploring the DART Service Area
From neighborhood dives to hipster hangouts, DARTable Gems are the legendary locales, beloved cultural institutions, unique boutiques and other surprisingly delightful places that make our community a great place to be. And the best part? DART can get you there.
Plan a DART day trip to some of the best offerings in the area!
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- DARTable Neighborhood Tour: Deep Ellum
- Your DARTable Guide to Elvis-inspired Fun
Destination DART: Learn more about events and places DART can take you on the DART Daily blog.
Need weekend plans? Visit DART's Rider Insider Online Calendar to find the area's best events and activities accessible via rail or bus!
Entertainment - Shopping
Note: When planning an excursion, make sure service is available for all parts of your trip on the day and at the time you wish to travel. The information links on this page are provided as a service to our guests. Dallas Area Rapid Transit is not responsible for the content found on these sites. Bishop Arts District
Bishop Ave. between Jefferson Blvd. and Davis St., Dallas
A true neighborhood, the Bishop Arts District in Oak Cliff has a funky, local atmosphere with whimsical, adventurous shopping. Its offerings range from jazz music to Aztec/Mayan food to unique stores like the Bishop Street Market and the Oak Cliff Mercantile.
» View more information at bishopartsdistrict.com
» Plan a trip to the Bishop Arts District.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Bishop @ Jefferson as your destination.
Collin Creek Mall
811 N. Central Expressway, Plano
Collin Creek Mall, located in Plano, offers two-level shopping at more than 160 shops and stores including Macy's, Dillard's, JCPenney, Sears and more.
» View more information at collincreekmall.com
» Plan a trip to Collin Creek Mall.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Collin Creek Mall as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Downtown Plano Station
Downtown Carrollton Shopping
Main St. and Broadway St., downtown Carrollton
Experience the Old West as you stroll around this historic town square. Shop for antiques. Find bargains on clothes, art and many other items. Pamper yourself. Eat a delicious meal and afterwards walk around town to find that special gift that's been waiting for you.
» View more information about Historic Downtown Carrollton at www.historicdowntowncarrollton.com
» Plan a trip to downtown Carrollton.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Downtown Carrollton Station as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Downtown Carrollton Station
Downtown Garland Shopping
State St. and 7th St., downtown Garland
The historic downtown Garland square dates back to the nineteenth cenury. Facing the square are numerous antique and craft shops, as well as cafes and coffee houses. Home of the Granville Arts Center and the Plaza Theatre, downtown Garland serves as the cultural center for Garland and surrounding communities.
» View more information about Garland at www.ci.garland.tx.us
» Plan a trip to downtown Garland.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Downtown Garland Station as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Downtown Garland Station
Downtown Plano Shopping
15th St. and K Ave., downtown Plano
Looking for antiques? Historic downtown Plano is a treasure hunter's haven. Walk along the authentic brick streets and discover more than 50 specialty shops including antique malls, craft shops, art galleries, artists in residence, folk art, Scandinavian cookware pottery, tea rooms and much more.
» View more information about downtown Plano at visitdowntownplano.com
» Plan a trip to downtown Plano.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Downtown Plano Station as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Downtown Plano Station
Firewheel Town Center
Northeast corner of President George Bush Turnpike @ State Highway 78, Garland
Firewheel Town Center is a 785,000 square-foot open-air regional shopping center located in Garland. The center features Macy's, Dillard's, AMC Theaters, Barnes & Noble, Old Navy, Pier 1 Imports, DSW Shoe Warehouse and World Market.
» View more information about Firewheel Town Center at simon.com.
» Plan a trip to Firewheel Town Center.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Firewheel Town Center as your destination.
IH-635 (LBJ) at Dallas North Tollway, Dallas
At Galleria Dallas, enjoy three levels of shopping and more than 200 stores, including Macy's, Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue. The Westin Galleria Dallas is also located at Galleria Dallas.
» View more information at galleriadallas.com
» Plan a trip to Galleria Dallas.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Galleria as your destination.
Highland Park Village
47 Highland Park Village, Dallas
Located at the southwest corner of Mockingbird Lane and Preston Road, Highland Park Village features internationally renowned shops combined with local favorites to create an atmosphere that is the last word in style, charm and excellent customer service. Opened in 1931, Highland Park Village is recognized as the first shopping center in America and the prototype for shopping centers across the country. In March of 2000, Highland Park Village was designated as a National Historic Landmark.
» View more information about Highland Park Village at hpvillage.com.
» Plan a trip to Highland Park Village.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Highland Park Village as your destination.
3880 Irving Mall, Irving
Irving Mall features four major stores, including Dillard's, Macy's and Sears, as well as more than 140 specialty shops.
» View more information about Irving Mall at simon.com.
» Plan a trip to Irving Mall.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Irving Mall as your destination.
Nearest TRE Station: West Irving Station
Lancaster-Kiest Shopping Center
3030 Lancaster Road, Dallas
Lancaster-Kiest Shopping Center is a short walk from Kiest Station. The area includes Fashion Town, Family Dollar, Radio Shack and the Kiest Bazaar, which offers jewelry and craft items. Hours vary, but most stores are open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays.
» Plan a trip to Lancaster-Kiest Shopping Center.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Lancaster Kiest Shopping Center as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Kiest Station
5307 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas
Mockingbird Station is a high-density development of loft apartments, bistros, boutiques, national retailers and a multi-screen independent film theater. Named in honor of its DART Rail stop on the northeast corner of Mockingbird Lane and North Central Expressway, the development is linked to the rail station by a pedestrian bridge and features a large plaza with palm trees and a fountain.
» View more information about Mockingbird Station at mockingbirdstation.com.
» Plan a trip to Mockingbird Station.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Mockingbird Station as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Mockingbird Station
1030 NorthPark Center, Dallas
Comprising a unique collection of boutiques and restaurants - and featuring Neiman Marcus, as well as Macy's, Dillard's and Nordstrom - NorthPark Center is renowned for its stylish, award-winning architecture and its world-class collection of public art.
DART's NorthPark Center Shuttle service (Shuttle Bus Route 702) makes it easier than ever to visit NorthPark. The shuttle is especially helpful to visitors staying in downtown hotels, who can board DART Rail Northbound Red Line or Orange Line at any downtown station, and get off at Park Lane Station. NorthPark Center Shuttle service departs every 20 minutes between Park Lane Station and NorthPark Center.
» View more information about NorthPark Center at northparkcenter.com.
» Plan a trip to NorthPark Center.
Trip Planner Tip: Use NorthPark as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Park Lane Station
Old Town Shopping Center
Greenville Ave. @ Lovers Lane, Dallas
Greenville Avenue plays host to one of Dallas' most unique concepts in retail shopping, The Village's Old Town Shopping Center. Sporting a patio-mall environment, Old Town is home to national chains like World Market and Starbucks, local restaurants and unique boutique shops.
» View more information about Old Town Shopping Center at oldtownshoppingcenter.com
» Plan a trip to Old Town Shopping Center.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Old Town in the Village as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Lovers Lane Station
Preston Road @ Northwest Highway, Dallas
The home of specialty boutiques features clothing shops, jewelry and a full range of dining choices, including Taco Diner, Snuffer's and Houston's.
» Plan a trip to Preston Center.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Preston Center Shopping as your destination.
Richardson Square Mall
501 S. Plano Road, Richardson
Richardson Square Mall serves the Richardson, East Plano, Garland and northeast Dallas communities. Currently undergoing an exciting new development, Richardson Square now features Super Target, Sears, and Ross Dress for Less.
» View more information about Richardson Square Mall at simon.com
» Plan a trip to Richardson Square Mall.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Richardson Square Mall as your destination.
The Shops at Willow Bend
6121 W. Park Blvd., Plano
The Shops at Willow Bend is a premier blend of exciting and sophisticated shopping set in a two-level finely crafted, Prairie-Style environment. This shopping center features Dillard's, Macy's, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and approximately 160 specialty stores and dining options.
» View more information about The Shops at Willow Bend at shopwillowbend.com
» Plan a trip to The Shops at Willow Bend.
Trip Planner Tip: Use The Shops at Willow Bend as your destination.
Southwest Center Mall
3662 W. Camp Wisdom Road, Dallas
Southwest Center Mall serves the residents of southwestern Dallas and its neighboring suburbs. It features specialty retailers and fine department stores, including Dillard's, Macy's, Sears and Burlington Coat Factory.
» Plan a trip to Southwest Center Mall.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Southwest Center Mall as your destination.
Uptown Dallas Shopping
McKinney Ave., Dallas
Immediately north of downtown Dallas, the 125-year-old neighborhood known as Uptown contains diverse treasures in one wonderfully unique neighborhood. Take the trolley, walk the red brick streets, shop, dine, enjoy! This historic area, which blends the graciousness of the past with the flair of the future, is home to the city's largest collection of antique shops & art galleries. The historic M-Line Trolley offers you a ride up and down McKinney Avenue, connecting to the west entrance of Cityplace Station on the DART Rail system.
» View more information about Uptown Dallas at uptowndallas.net.
» Plan a trip to Uptown Dallas.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Uptown Dallas as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Cityplace Station
Valley View Center
13331 Preston Road, Dallas
Located at the corner of Preston Road and LBJ Freeway, Valley View Center features JCPenney and Sears, plus specialty stores, eateries and a movie theater.
» View more infomation about Valley View Center at shopvalleyviewcenter.com
» Plan a trip to Valley View Center.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Valley View as your destination.
3699 McKinney Ave., Dallas
West Village, an urban development just two blocks west of Cityplace Station's west entrance, beckons residents and shoppers alike to its tree-lined streets with ground-level shops and cafes, overhead lofts and an art film center. The complex is linked to the rail station by an extension of the M-Line Trolley.
» View more information about West Village at westvil.com.
» Plan a trip to West Village.
Trip Planner Tip: Use West Village Shopping as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Cityplace Station
Wynnewood Village Shopping Center
Zang Blvd. and Illinois Ave., Dallas
Oak Cliff's Wynnewood Village is located at Zang Boulevard and Illinois Avenue and includes authentic African fashions at Ifeoma, along with other salons and shops.
» Plan a trip to Wynnewood Village.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Wynnewood Village as your destination.