Lakewood is one of the most dynamic and diverse neighborhoods in Dallas. Located near White Rock Lake, Lakewood is known for its eclectic mix of historic and modern homes, including quaint Tudors, midcentury residences and contemporary estates.
This charming neighborhood boasts a strong sense of community, myriad restaurants, great private and public schools, beautiful natural attractions, and even its own country club. Here are some of Lakewood’s most popular highlights.
Talk a walk
White Rock Lake is the place to be if you want to jog, cycle, rollerblade or enjoy a bit of downtime with a friendly stroll. The trail around the lake is 9.33 miles, and you can be sure that Dallasites are taking advantage of the scenery on just about any given day. Dog lovers: Check out the White Rock Lake Dog Park.
Stop and smell the roses
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden opened in 1984 and offers exquisite blooms, winding paths through lush gardens, water features and more. Here you’ll find special artist installations, concerts and performances, and family-friendly seasonal events. Also, the arboretum recently opened its spectacular Children’s Adventure Garden.
Food for Everyone
In Lakewood, you’ll find virtually any type of cuisine for any occasion, from date night to Sunday brunch. Family fun is found at The Lot, breakfast is served all day at Mecca, Tex-Mex is popular at Matt’s Rancho Martinez, and you can get your pizza fix with Scalini’s Pizza and Pasta.
For Movie Lovers
You can’t miss the neon art deco glow of the iconic Lakewood Theater, which has been a part of the Dallas scene since the 1930s. Here you can take in a movie, concert or performance, or participate in special events.
What places do you most enjoy in Lakewood? Tell us about your experiences in the comment area below.
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