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Welcome to Park Cities

The Park Cities are the town of Highland Park and the city of University Park. Together, they are considered one of the most desirable places to live in Texas. With chic, upscale neighborhoods, the prestigious area is known for its incredible array of elegant homes, modern high-rise buildings, and luxury condominium communities.

Located in the heart of Dallas, the fantastic area offers impeccable landscapes with manicured lawns, tree-lined streets, and plenty of fabulous green space to enjoy outdoor activities. The Park Cities have top-rated schools, easy access to upscale amenities, and an unsurpassed quality of life for all to enjoy.

What to Love

  • Upscale shopping
  • Tasteful Park Cities, TX real estate options 
  • Great restaurants
  • Proximity to Dallas and airports
  • Chic, prestigious atmosphere
  • Excellent schools

Local Lifestyle - Living in Park Cities, TX

The residents of the Park Cities enjoy the finer things in life and have a reputation for their high fashion standards. The elite neighborhoods exude a distinctive Southern charm. Those living in the Park Cities are typically friendly and welcoming, partaking in community events, gathering at social clubs, and shopping and dining at some of the best locations in Texas.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping in Park Cities, TX

Highland Park Village is the premier place for upscale shopping, with stylish designer boutiques that include Chanel, Dior, Rolex, Cartier, and much more. There are plenty of dining and entertainment options in the country's first self-contained shopping center. Declared a National Historic Landmark, the hotspot offers unprecedented luxury for those looking for a glamorous experience.

The popular Bistro 31 eatery emits a chic St. Tropez vibe serving decadent Mediterranean cuisine and a fabulous weekend brunch. This cozy spot is best known for its Chanel No. 31 cocktail, which perfectly blends champagne, peach-infused vodka, lemon, and pineapple.

You will find an inviting, laid-back vibe at the Honor Bar in Highland Park. The chic eatery serves premium salads and dishes such as ahi tuna tartare and Carolina-style beef ribs. Javier's Gourmet Mexicano has been a staple of the Park Cities since 1977, serving modern Mexico City cuisine that includes cabrito fajitas and Mayan-style slow-roasted pork (with an after-dinner cigar bar).

Things to Do in Park Cities, TX

The Dallas Country Club is the oldest full-service social club in Texas, established in 1896. The stunning Highland Park property spans 117.5 acres, offering incredible views of the downtown Dallas skyline and Turtle Creek. The private, family-oriented club provides a variety of recreational amenities, offering superior service and an ideal gathering spot for any occasion.

Cultural arts opportunities abound with the Meadows Museum, which displays art collections from 15th- to 20th-century Spanish masters, such as Goya. And visitors of the George W. Bush Presidential Center will find the archives of the Bush presidency, with exhibits, documents, artifacts, and audiovisuals exploring the life and career of the nation's 43rd president.

There is also plenty of outdoor activities in Park Cities. For example, Turtle Creek, a tributary of the Trinity River, runs through the Park Cities, providing an ideal spot for recreation with pristine hiking trails and picnic areas situated along its banks.

The legendary State Fair of Texas has been entertaining visitors since 1886. The annual event spans three weeks and features livestock shows, amusement park rides, live music, unlimited food options, and shopping with local artisans. A photo with the 55-foot cowboy statue, Big Tex, is a must!


Most students living in the Park Cities attend top-rated schools served by the highly-respected Highland Park Independent School District. Students living west of the Dallas North Tollway in Highland Park are served by the Dallas ISD, while all public school students in University Park attend Highland Park ISD schools. Top-rated options include:

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