Walkable Guide: Victory Park

You're staying with The Guild; you must love exploring! Here are our #guildpicks for the best things to do in Victory Park and around Katy Trail.

- food -

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lounge 31

Suggest Driving: 10min | 87 Highland Park Village, 75205
Light Dining | Website
Tucked above Bistro 31 in Highland Park Village, 31 is a one of a kind destination for drinks and light dining offering a perfect blend of casual sophistication, cozy corners, and European flair.


magnolias sous le pont

Walkability: 7min | 2727 N Harwood St, 75201
French-inspired Café | Website 
If you have work to do while you're in the city, we highly recommend visiting this spot. Espresso drinks & take-away bites offered in a cool, well-appointed space with patio seating.


lockhart smokehouse bbq

Suggest Driving: 11min | 400 W Davis St, 75208
Barbecue Restaurant | Website 
Counter-serve joint dishing up Central Texas-style smoked meats on butcher paper, plus local beers.



Suggest Driving: 10min | 1839 N Henderson Ave, 75206
Italian | Website
Old-school hangout serving up beer, cocktails & thin-crust pizza in a casual, no-nonsense setting.

- drinks -


bowen house

Suggest Driving: 6min | 2614 Boll St, 75204
Cocktail Bar | Website 
Plush, Victorian-style watering hole in a vintage house serving craft cocktails & a meat-heavy menu.


truck yard

Suggest Driving: 12min | 5624 Sears St, 75206
Bar | Website 
Complex housing food trucks in an expansive, retro outdoor space with treehouse & trailer bars.


the rustic

Suggest Driving: 7min | 3656 Howell St, 75204
New American Restaurant | Website 
Down-home venue with locally sourced American eats, Texas brews & an outdoor patio with live music.


the standard pour

Suggest Driving: 6min | 2900 McKinney Ave, 75204
Cocktail Bar | Website
Handcrafted cocktails & American meals in a warm space with exposed brick walls & a nostalgic vibe.

- shops -


neiman marcus (the original!)

Suggest Driving: 7min | 1618 Main St, 75201
Clothing Store | Website
If you're in need of a shopping spree, why not head to the original Neiman Marcus downtown? It's the last of the original department stores inn the city!



Suggest Driving: 10min | 4525 Cole Ave #140, Dallas, TX 75205
Men's Clothing | Website 
Outpost for rustic-chic menswear from casual looks to sports coats & slacks, plus accessories.

- culture -


bishop arts district

Suggest Driving: 12min | 75208
Art District | Website 
The hip Bishop Arts District is known for its diverse nightlife, chic independent fashion stores and colorful street art. Dining choices range from Texas-style BBQ to Vietnamese pho, while relaxed bars pour everything from cocktails to house-brewed cider.


Perot museum of nature and science

Walkability: 15min |  2201 N Field St, 75201
Museum | Website
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science features permanent collection such as Life Then and Now (a look at the life of dinosaurs) and Expanding Universe (a look at the solar system).


Dallas museum of art

Suggest Driving: 4min | 1717 N Harwood St, 75201
Museum | Website 
The Dallas Museum of Art is a major art museum located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, Texas, along Woodall Rodgers Freeway between St. Paul and Harwood


deep ellum neighborhood

Suggest Driving: 11min | 75226
Neighborhood (best explored at night) | Website 
Awesome hangout for food and drink. Be sure to check out The Harlowe MXM presents for a restaurant with great atmosphere and fun themed bar events. For mouth-watering, authentic tacos head to Revolver Taco Lounge where even the tortillas are homemade.

- activity -


katy trail

Suggest Driving: 6min | 75226
Outdoor Fitness | Website 
Privately funded and supported by the community, the historic Katy Trail is built on an old railroad line and has quickly become an iconic destination for the people of Dallas.


dallas arboretum

Suggest Driving: 16min | 8525 Garland Rd, 75218
Garden ($5 entry fee) | Website 
The mission of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is to build and maintain a public venue that promotes the art, enjoyment and knowledge of horticulture, while providing opportunities for education and research.

- wellness -



Suggest Driving: 6min | 2615 Routh St #120, 75201
Pilates Studio | Website 
Methodology is a full service, authentic Pilates studio offering private and semi-private sessions, as well as reformer, tower, mat, and prenatal classes.


Ulux nail spa

Suggest Driving: 5min | 2728 Routh St, 75201
Nail Salon | Website 
Luxury nail salon specializing in natural nail + skin care.