Sitting right off of I-20 and Matlock Road, you’ll find a shopping, dining, and entertainment mecca known as the Arlington Highlands. Shopping in the Arlington Highlands isn’t something just for visitors to the area, however. Although if you’re new to town, this will be a lifestyle center you’ll be visiting quite frequently.
The shopping center itself is home to some of the finest names in fashion, food, entertainment and set in a charming backdrop, all the way down to the brick facades and charming street lights.
Spending time at the Highlands can be a five-minute affair or five-hour excursion, depending on your heart’s desire. We’ve put together a best-of-the-best list of resources to help you find your way around, identify key destinations, and get a feel for the diversity the Highlands has to offer.
Let’s get started with the obvious … where are we headed?
How do I get to the Arlington Highlands shopping area?
As we mentioned earlier, the Arlington Highlands is located off of I-20 and Matlock Road. You can’t miss it from the highway. You can also come in the shopping center from Center Street (between Collins Street and Matlock Road).
Is there a good map of Arlington Highlands shopping destinations?
You bet. Hop on over to Arlington Highlands interactive shopping map. You can zoom in on stores by category (accessories, art, apparel) or even explore block by block.
What kind of stores can I expect to find on?
Maybe a better question is what kinds of stores won’t you find? The Highlands is lined with everything from home furnishings stores like Ethan Allen to jewelers like Robbin Bros. and internationally known retail storefronts such as Ann Taylor Loft. From shoes to hats and everything in between for house, home, and human, you won’t be at a loss whether you need a birthday card or new pair of running shoes.
Are there any entertainment options in the Arlington Highlands?
Ya darn tootin’ there’s great entertainment options at the Highlands. If you want to tickle your funny bone, laugh your heart out at the Arlington Improv. American’s most popular standup comics routinely stop through to give you an attack of the giggles.
You and the family can opt for a day of playing games at Dave & Buster’s, or catch a flick at the Studio Movie Grill.
What if I get hungry?
The great thing about the Arlington Highlands is it’s literally a one-stop shop. Whether you’re shopping and get hungry while at the Highlands or looking for a date night restaurant, there are nearly 30 eateries that will ease your hunger pains. From steakhouses to bars, to comfort food, the Highlands has you covered.
What else should I know about the Arlington Highlands?
There’s always something cool and unique happening at the Highlands. If you want to keep up with store deals and upcoming events, be sure to like them on Facebook.