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Go On An Adventure in Your Own Backyard

Thirsting for adventure? Let DART help you explore the world right in your backyard. The Red, Blue, Green and Orange lines cover 93 miles of Dallas, Plano, Richardson and beyond. With 64 DART Rail stations, you’re always a short ride away from discovering a new favorite park, hiking trail or ice cream shop.

Downtown Plano // photo Jennifer Shertzer
Downtown Plano // photo Jennifer Shertzer

Artfully Done in Downtown Plano

Find out why they call it the Downtown Plano Arts District. The neighborhood, adjacent to Downtown Plano Station, is bursting with cultural venues – Courtyard Theater, Cox Playhouse, Gallery@Courtyard, ArtCentre of Plano, Interurban Railway Museum and Rail Station Studios – and most are free or low cost to visit. Or snap a selfie in front of one of the downtown murals or public artworks. McCall Plaza and Haggard Park will host several free events this summer. The neighborhood itself artfully blends the historic with the new.

CityLine // photo Emilee Prado
CityLine // photo Emilee Prado

Cultured in Richardson

Hop off  DART at  Galatyn Park Station to visit the Eisemann Center for Performing Arts. This beautifully designed venue hosts dancers, musicians, magicians, comedians – you name it. If you appreciate a more laid-back, outdoorsy vibe, grab tickets for the Wildflower Arts & Music Festival May 17-19, located steps from this DART station.

Or plan to stop at Richardson’s CityLine/Bush Station and step into the growing CityLine neighborhood, with a variety of restaurants and shops all in walking distance. The whole family can enjoy green spaces, public art and beautiful hiking trails at this stop. The CityLine live music series also is a can’t-miss event in the plaza.

Braindead Brewing // photo Kathy Tran
Braindead Brewing // photo Kathy Tran

Out of the Loop in Dallas

It’s not hard to find big attractions and vibrant nightlife in downtown Dallas. Plan your first stop at Deep Ellum Station for a hotbed of music and art. Here, you’ll find Braindead Brewing for some good eats, Adairs Saloon for some good music and Deep Ellum Art Co. for some good art.

Then take a short streetcar ride to the eclectic Bishop Arts District, home to Emporium Pies, Hunky’s Old-Fashioned Hamburgers and Eno’s Pizza Tavern, as well as other diverse restaurants, art galleries and shops.

Building a Better Experience for You!

DART is making major improvements. To create a smoother ride through downtown Dallas and reduce service interruptions, track improvements began March 30 and will last for roughly six months. During that time, DART Rail in downtown Dallas will be discontinued each weekend between Pearl/Arts District Station and West End Station. Bus bridges will be in operation. For the latest information, visit DART.org/plus.

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