THE FULLEST Guide to Dallas
Popularized in the 80s for its glamor and money, Dallas has continued to gain attention and is now the country’s fastest-growing metropolitan area. As it continues to expand, so does its offering — luxury boutiques and restaurants are balanced with a growing wellness scene, local shop fronts, and healthy takes on Southern comfort food. Check out our guide to some of our favorite Dallas places.
Built in the 1920s, the neo-Gothic landmark building at 1530 Main Street was originally the Dallas National Bank. Now fully restored, this boutique luxury hotel artfully integrates historic preservation with contemporary design — plus a bunch of cafes, restaurants, and boutiques to keep you entertained without even leaving the hotel.
Fun and historic, this is the perfect downtown stay. If you like that European estate feel with your accommodation, these spacious rooms come with 10 foot ceilings, rainfall showers, and garden terraces. Situated in bustling downtown Dallas, it’s a sanctuary in the heart of the city.
After being diagnosed with breast cancer, co-founder Mary Kathryn Bass turned to an anti-inflammatory diet. Realizing the power of food, she enlisted her friend Leslie Needleman to co-create The GEM, an organic juice, clean food, and plant-based store that’s been servicing Dallas for over ten years.
Looking for something more fine dining on your trip to Dallas? Local is seasonally driven and works with surrounding purveyors, cheesemakers, breweries, ranchers, wineries, and farmers to create truly amazing dishes. It’s also located in Deep Ellum in the historical Boyd Hotel, landmarked as the oldest standing hotel in Dallas, and is designed by Alice Cottrell Interior Design.
A holistic and professional beauty clinic that encourages radiant, healthy skin using the cleanest organic skincare available. Definitely check out Wendi’s amazing facials that combine potent plant medicine with skilled loving hands. You’ll also get to relax on their organic linens and finish your session sipping on their luminous skin tea.
A meditation and wellness center that offers many modalities for the spiritually inclined and those just seeking for some relaxation or anxiety relief. Also, check out their amazing store that is full of healing oils, fragrances, and meditation tools.
Named one of the top places to see spring flowers in the world, these botanical gardens are stunning every day of the year. If you’re fortunate enough to be there during February to April, make sure to check out their Dallas Blooms Festival or their March Food and Wine Festival.