Arts & Culture

7 DARTable Destinations in Dallas

No matter where you start, here are a few must-see gems you can get to using DART.

Visit Dallas Staff
Posted on Jun 1, 2017

Nobody does public transportation better than our partners at Dallas Area Rapid Transit. Known as DART, getting from point A to point B is breeze when you use public transit. Here are seven DARTable stops that you need to see this summer in Dallas.

1. Top Ten Records – Oak Cliff

Take one step into Top Ten Records and you'll immediately feel a sense of nostalgia that has kept the store alive and well since 1956. In an age of streaming music, Top Ten Records keeps spinning to its own tune with an array of music – from 45s to tapes to CDs, this is a must-stop for all things music.

Closest DART Rail Line / Bus Route: Bus Route 11 or 722 at Jefferson & Madison

2. Santa Fe Trestle Trail – Oak Cliff

Whether you're out for a run or on a bike, the Santa Fe Trestle Trail is the perfect option for outdoor enthusiasts. The wide and paved trail makes it easy for everyone to enjoy no matter how you decide to hit the trail. Plus, with spectacular views of the Dallas skyline and the chance to watch migratory birds, this is a perfect spot to connect with nature.

Closest DART Rail Line / Bus Route: Red or Blue Line to 8th & Corinth Station


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3. Thanks-Giving Square – Downtown

Thanks-Giving Square is a gorgeous three-acre park in the middle of Downtown Dallas that was designed to inspire people from diverse backgrounds. The stunning spiral-shaped chapel features 73 stained-glass panels that will leave you in awe. The chapel's Glory Window is a must if you're looking for a classic photo opp.

Closest DART Rail Line / Bus Route: Red, Blue, Green or Orange Line to Akard Station


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4. AllGood Café – Deep Ellum & Fair Park

It's easy to work up an appetite when you're going from spot-to-spot in Dallas. AllGood Café has everything you want and more! Hip, comfy and eclectic, this local spot is known for its breakfast but is also open for lunch and dinner. The word on the street is that they have some of the best chicken fried steak in DFW.

Closest DART Rail Line / Bus Route: Red, Blue, Orange or Green Line to Baylor University Medical Center Station


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5. African American Museum Dallas – Deep Ellum & Fair Park

Founded in 1974, the African American Museum is the only one of its kind in the Southwestern Region devoted to the preservation and display of African American artistic, cultural and historical materials.

Closest DART Rail Line / Bus Route: Green Line to Fair Park Station


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6. Dolly Python – East Dallas

Shopping is always an adventure when you visit Dolly Python. Cameras, vintage clothes, jewelry, and more! This is a thrifters dream come true where no two items are alike. Happy hunting!

Closest DART Rail Line / Bus Route: Bus Route 024 or 409 to Haskell at Munger


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7. The Rustic – Uptown

Get the party started or close out the night under the buzz of neon lights at The Rustic. Grab a fantastic meal inside or bring everyone together on the outdoor patio that comes complete with picnic tables, a live music stage and more!

Closest DART Rail Line / Bus Route: Blue, Red or Orange Line to CityPlace/Uptown


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