Dallas Best Shopping: In Big D, Shopping is More than a Hobby

Denise Brandenberg

By , Local Expert, Dallas
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Shopping is king in Dallas! Ranging from over-the-top luxury boutiques and shopping centers that feature the likes of Gucci, Prada and Chanel to outlet centers and discount stores, Dallas offers all travelers a wide variety of shopping venues. Most of Dallas’s best shopping areas feature a wide variety of stores, so visitors can stroll through these urban marketplaces until they find exactly what they’re looking for.

The Uptown area features many trendy, international chains and stores, while the nearby Highland Park area offers high-quality upscale boutiques. If you’re in the mood to find a great bargain, visit the up and...  Read more »

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    NorthPark Center

    NorthPark Center is Dallas' finest mall, and it even has a contemporary art museum.

    Local Expert Tip: "During the Christmas holidays, check out the impressive toy train display."

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    Highland Park Village

    Highland Park Village is the best place in Dallas to find high-end, luxury clothing and goods.

    Local Expert Tip: "Begin (or end) your shopping with a top shelf margarita at Mi Cocina. "

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    The Dallas Galleria is the perfect place to take out of town guests for the Dallas shopping experience.

    Local Expert Tip: "If you're visiting with kids, don't miss the great (and very clean) children's play area located on Level 3, outside Nordstrom's. "

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    The Shops at Willow Bend

    The Shops at Willow Bend allow shoppers to get in and get out, with bags full of treasures of course!

    Local Expert Tip: "Check out the newly-opened H&M and Crate and Barrel stores. "

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    The Shops at Park Lane

    The Shops at Park Lane have some of the best deals in town.

    Local Expert Tip: "Check out seasonal events at Whole Foods, such as free yoga classes during the summer months and special cooking classes and tastings throughout the year. "

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    Allen Premium Outlets

    The Allen Premium Outlets is where serious Dallas shoppers go to find bargains.

    Local Expert Tip: "For weekend shopping trips, arrive early to get the best parking spot."

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    Neiman Marcus

    The flagship Neiman Marcus store is a Dallas institution.

    Local Expert Tip: "Park in the covered parking lot across the street for free with a validated parking ticket."

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    Knox Henderson Shopping Area

    The Knox Henderson shopping area has the best home furnishings and goods stores in Dallas.

    Local Expert Tip: "Park for free along Knox Avenue, and grab a delicious custard ice cream from Wild About Harry's."

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    West Village

    West Village is the most pedestrian friendly neighborhood in Dallas.

    Local Expert Tip: "Indulge in authentic Mexican cuisine at Mi Cocina or Taco Diner."

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    Grapevine Mills

    Grapevine Mills is unique, in that it looks like a regular mall, but it's full of outlet stores.

    Local Expert Tip: "Check out the Rainforest Cafe for a fun meal!"



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