Welcome to Desoto

Lovely suburban close to downtown Dallas.
Just 20 minutes outside downtown Dallas, Desoto is a fantastic place to live. It's known for its beautiful architecture, great climate, and abundance of green space. This vibrant community is a great place to raise a family, with excellent schools and plenty of things to do. The living spaces in Desoto are second to none, and the local architects are some of the best in the business. In addition, the town's history is also rich and fascinating, dating far back to the early 1800s.

What to Love 

  • The people are friendly and welcoming
  • There's a strong sense of community
  • Excellent schools
  • Locally-owned restaurants and shops

Local Lifestyle

Desoto has a vibrant local lifestyle that welcomes hundreds of tourists on a weekly basis, in addition to its many happy residents. Desoto is home to many businesses, such as art galleries, performance venues, and boutiques. With its on-the-go lifestyle and wealth of excellent residential amenities, Desoto is a highly-desired residential area. There’s a wide variety of architecture here, from large mansions to chic farmhouses. If you want a community that blends urban convenience with small-town charm, Desoto is just the ticket.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

There's no shortage of things to do in Desoto, whether you're looking for a place to grab a coffee or a bite to eat, do some shopping, or enjoy some live entertainment. Main Street is lined with cafes, bars, and boutiques, and there are also several live music venues and wineries in the area. Check out Heritage Coffee Lounge for a cup of coffee and a pastry, Two Sweet Sisters for delicious ice cream, or 2 Neighborz Burgers & Shakes for a hearty meal. Ojeda Family Restaurant is also worth visiting - it's been serving authentic Mexican food since 1977. Most of these restaurants provide outdoor seating, making it perfect for enjoying the beautiful weather.

Things to Do

Desoto is home to various attractions and services, including golf courses, country clubs, stables, parks, and more. Spots like Briarwood Park are a must-visit in Desoto, as it offers residents and visitors a chance to take in the area's natural beauty. The park is perfect for a picnic lunch or a game of tennis or basketball. Other great things to do in Desoto include horseback riding lessons at one of the local stables, visiting the Desoto Civic Center for live music and theater performances, and checking out the many shops and restaurants lining Main Street. 
The town hosts various annual events adnd festivals that make it unique each year. The Desoto Jazz Festival, the Desoto Rodeo, and the Desoto Bluegrass Festival are the most popular events. These events attract visitors from all over Texas and beyond. In addition to its annual events, Desoto is also home to various unique shops and restaurants. Visitors can find everything from handcrafted jewelry to locally-sourced food.
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