The DEPARTURES Guide to Dallas

Where to stay, what to eat, and what to do while you're in Dallas, Texas.

There's never been a better time to visit Dallas, which has emerged in recent years as a cultural and culinary capital in its own right. From boutique hotels to luxurious resort stays, guests in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have no shortage of options for chic lodging. While there, sample cocktails and craft beers in the city's burgeoning creative bar scene; taste everything the dining scene provides from perfect soba noodles to the steaks Texas is famous for; and visit some of the best shops, ateliers, galleries, and museums that the U.S. has to offer.

Where to Stay

Mansion On Turtle Creek: A Dallas Hotel Hasn't Lost Its Luster
Rosewood’s first hotel continues to set
 the hospitality standard three decades later. See the Article»

Best Hotels in Dallas
The best boutique hotels, golf resorts, and luxury suites to book in Dallas. See the Slideshow»

Where to Eat & Drink

Best Dallas Restaurants
From stellar soba noodles and bone-in rib-eye to house-made salumi and mascarpone mac n' cheese, Dallas' dining scene has something for every kind of food-lover. See the Slideshow»

Best Bars and Lounges in Dallas
Sip craft beers, rare wines, and inventive cocktails at these Dallas bars, lounges, speakeasies, and cellars. See the Slideshow»

What to Do

A New Music And Arts Festival Premieres In Texas
The Soluna International Music & Arts Festival gears up for its inaugural run in Dallas. See the Article»

The Best Museums And Galleries In Dallas And Fort Worth
Science museums, art galleries, and sculpture gardens to visit in Dallas and Fort Worth. See the Slideshow»

Unique Things to Do in Dallas and Fort Worth
Picks for garden picnics, pilates classes, architecture tours, and afternoon tea in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. See the Slideshow»

The Best Dallas Shopping
Whether you're looking for bohemian textiles, South American chocolates, or made-to-measure menswear, these Dallas shops, ateliers, and department stores have you covered. See the Slideshow»

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