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Dallas: Dallas Cowboys AT&T Stadium Tour with Transport

1. Dallas: Dallas Cowboys AT&T Stadium Tour with Transport

Enjoy a tour of the Dallas Cowboys’ new football stadium where an AT&T Stadium guide will walk you through the Dallas Cowboys’ new football expansive stadium.  Tour the grand stadium, the radio box, the press boxes, the private suites, the Cotton Bowl offices, Dr. Pepper Star Bar, and the Ford Motor Company Fountain. Have the chance to stand on the field and throw a ball. Then, just as the players do after a game, head to the locker room, the post-game interview room, and even see the Dallas Cowboys’ cheerleaders locker room. Enjoy an amazing 3-hour tour with live commentary that will make you feel like a star.

Dallas: JFK Assassination and Sixth Floor Museum Tour

2. Dallas: JFK Assassination and Sixth Floor Museum Tour

Explore the history and the world of conspiracies around the assassination of former president John F. Kennedy. Travel to Dealey Plaza, where you can look out over the Grassy Knoll where the assassination took place. The tour includes museum tickets to the Sixth Floor Museum located in Dealey Plaza. From there, head to the John F. Kennedy Memorial. The memorial is surrounded by soaring concrete walls that appear to float, capturing the feeling of loss felt around the world following Kennedy’s assassination. End your tour by visiting the home of Lee Harvey Oswald. Learn about the conspiracies around Oswald before being dropped off in downtown Dallas.

Dallas: JFK Assassination Tour

3. Dallas: JFK Assassination Tour

Begin the walking tour in Founders Plaza at the Old Wooded Cabin. Learn about the origins of the city Dallas and how it became the 5th largest metropolitan area in the United States. Then, walk to the JFK Memorial, a somber white cenotaph that reflects the emptiness and despair that Americans felt when they heard the news. Discover the untold story of Jackie Kennedy's immense suffering after witnessing her husband's tragic demise. Continue to Dealey Plaza where you will learn, step by step, how that tragic day unfolded. Learn more about the life of assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. Decide for yourself if he acted alone or if he was part of a wider conspiracy to assassinate the 35th President of the United States. Stand in the very place where Abraham Zapruder captured the famous footage of the assassination, and see where "X" marks the spot on the road where the bullet struck its fatal blow. Finish the tour on the Grassy Knoll where some witnesses said they heard a second shot and saw a "puff of smoke" rising from behind the fence. As our tour ends, you are encouraged to visit The Sixth Floor Museum to continue the journey into the darkest day in Dallas's history. Your guide will help you purchase tickets on the day.

VIP Guided Dallas Cowboys Stadium Tour and City Sightseeing

4. VIP Guided Dallas Cowboys Stadium Tour and City Sightseeing

Discover the fascinating history of Dallas as you visit the city highlights alongside an expert guide. See the Old Red Museum, the John Neely Bryan Cabin, and the site of John F. Kennedy's assassination, to name a few. Begin your tour in Founders Plaza, where you will visit the Old Red Court House, John Neely Bryan Cabin, JFK memorial, and Pioneer Plaza. Head past Dallas City Hall and Thanks-Giving Square as you head to Deep Ellum known for its giant robot statues. From there, head to Wilson Block, a historic neighborhood in Dallas known for Queen Anne, Victorian Style houses as you make your way to the Dallas Art District where you can snap a photo of iconic sculptures. Cruise over to Klyde Warren Park where you can walk under the famous white arches. Make your way to Uptown McKinney Avenue known as the restaurant district in Dallas as you find your way back to Dealey Plaza, where former President, John F. Kennedy was assassinated.  After exploring the top sites in Dallas, embark on a guided tour of AT&T Stadium, home of the five-time Superbowl Champions, the Dallas Cowboys. On this tour, you will be shown the contours of this stadium, including access to their private suites, print, and radio media press boxes, Cotton Bowl offices, and the Dr. Pepper Star Bar. Additionally, guests will be introduced to the interactive Ford Motor Company Fountain, an interior fountain with lights and rapidly changing water flows for quite a performance. You will have exclusive access down to the main level of the stadium, where they can walk out on the field. For the ardent football fans, toss around a football and see what it's like to be in the heart of the stadium. Finish your stadium access on a Miller Lite Club tour, visit the Cowboys and the Cowboy Cheerleaders’ locker rooms, and even the space where post-game interviews are conducted.

Southfork Ranch and the Series Dallas

5. Southfork Ranch and the Series Dallas

Explore the Southfork Ranch, known as a set for the TV show 'Dallas'. Take home some collectibles from the “Ranch Round-Up” store in the visitor’s center where you’ll find a wide assortment of items seen on the show and worn by the cast. Enjoy a guided train from the Visitor’s Center to the Ewing Mansion that will not only provide you with a history of the property, but will give you a chance to see Texas Longhorns and American Quarter horses. The mansion itself is the next stop on the tour. You’ll hear interesting facts about the filming done there and character insights as you see the “most famous White House” and even J.R. Ewing’s bedroom.  After the mansion tour, you can stroll around the ranch and stop at “Lincolns and Longhorns,” where on display you’ll find Jock Ewing’s original 1978 Lincoln Continental as well as “Dallas” inspired clothing and accessories.

Dallas: Electric Cruiser Open-Air Tour

6. Dallas: Electric Cruiser Open-Air Tour

Enjoy an eco-friendly alternative sightseeing tour and discover Dallas in the company of a licensed guide on this cruiser tour. Visit the West End and Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark districts. Start your tour with a visit to Pioneer Plaza, where you can see a sculpture of the Shawnee Cattle Drive, the world's largest bronze sculpture of its kind, commemorating the 19th-century cattle drives that took place along the Shawnee Trail. Next, head to the Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District. Here, learn about the assassination of President Kennedy and the other historic events that took place here. Continue with a stop at the Giant Eyeball, a 30-ft tall eerily realistic replica of a human garden, for a unique photo opportunity. Make a quick stop outside Dallas City Hall and admire the unique architecture of the building before concluding your tour.

Dallas: Welcome to Dallas 3-Hour Small Group Tour by Van

7. Dallas: Welcome to Dallas 3-Hour Small Group Tour by Van

Your guide will welcome you to Texas on this 3-hour small group tour of Dallas. Visit historic sites and learn the stories of these famous landmarks. Take a circular tour from the JFK Memorial in an air-conditioned van. See Founders' Plaza Observation Area, the Old Red Museum, the John Neely Bryan Cabin, and Pioneer Plaza. Then head to Dallas City Hall and Thanks-Giving Square. Explore the famous neighborhood of Deep Ellum and admire the Victorian-style houses in the historic Wilson Block area. Check out the Dallas Arts District and Klyde Warren Park, located in the affluent town of Highland Park. Continue through the McKinney Avenue restaurant district, West End, and Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963.

Dallas: Downtown E-Scooter Sightseeing and History Tour

8. Dallas: Downtown E-Scooter Sightseeing and History Tour

Discover downtown Dallas like a local on this fat-tyre e-scooter guided tour. Explore some of the iconic sights around the city including Dealey Plaza, the Giant Eyeball, the Dallas Farmer's Market, and Klyde Warren Park. Meet your guide on Elm Street, the location of JFK's fatal shooting, and set out to immerse yourself in the city's history, culture, and charm. Zip through the Dallas Arts District, the largest arts district in the United States, as you explore sights like Klyde Warren Park and the Dallas Farmer's Market. Continue through Deep Ellum, the live music capital of North Texas, and home to one-of-a-kind art galleries and murals. See the eerily realistic Giant Eyeball and ride through Dealey Plaza, the so-called "Birthplace of Texas". Finish with a ride around the AT&T Discovery District and see high-tech installations, local performers, and innovative experiences.

Welcome to Fort Worth 4-Hours Small-Group

9. Welcome to Fort Worth 4-Hours Small-Group

You and your small group will depart from JFK memorial to begin your 4-hour tour with a historian as your guide. Reaching back into the past, when cowboys would stop at Fort Worth’s “Hell’s Half Acre” to rest and relax, glimpse this experience when you visit the Cattle Drive Visitor’s Center. Enjoy a 90 minute stop at the Stockyard Station, with many shops, restaurants, horseback riding, a vintage steam engine and more. See the Horse and Mule Barn livery turned into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. Explore the Cowtown Coliseum, built in 1908 and housing the first indoor rodeo 10 years later the world's only cattle drive. You will not need to know much, to be impressed with the historical experience. The end of the tour finishes returning you to the meeting point.

Dallas: Downtown E-Bike Sightseeing and History Tour

10. Dallas: Downtown E-Bike Sightseeing and History Tour

Pedal your way through downtown Dallas on this electric bike tour. Explore some of the iconic sights around the city including Dealey Plaza, the JFK memorial, Winspear Opera House, and Klyde Warren Park. Meet your guide on Elm Street, the location of JFK's fatal shooting, and set out to immerse yourself in the city's history, culture, and charm. Ride through the Dallas Arts District, the largest arts district in the United States, as you explore sights like Klyde Warren Park and Winspear Opera House with its unique modern-traditional architecture. Continue through Deep Ellum, one of Texas' first residential developments, and home to one-of-a-kind art galleries and murals. See the JFK Memorial in Dealey Plaza, the so-called "Birthplace of Texas". Finish with a ride around the AT&T Discovery District and see high-tech installations, local performers, and innovative experiences.

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What people are saying about Dallas

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 420 reviews

The tour was very informational and held the attention of my nine year old son. Our guide, Anthony, stuck to the known facts surrounding the assassination and did not get lost down a rabbit hole of conspiracy theories. When asked, he did offer his opinion surrounding the events of that day. I really appreciated that balance. I would highly recommend this tour.

Preston was our guide for the JFK tour & Book Depository. He shared his research information on our tour and was very knowledgeable. So happy we did this tour and highly recommend for anyone who has time. Brings you back to 11-22-1963 when history in the US has changed. Trip includes Oswald’s boarding house and the Texas Theatre.

We were picked up by Orlando, he was so knowledgeable and took us to some fantastic places, it was much better and more informative than if we had just done the museum by itself. Really highly recommend!

Matt was our tour guide, he was pleasant and knowledgeable. Enjoyed seeing all the locations of this historical event. We got back to the 6th Floor Museum a little late and didn't give us too much time.

Matt (the singing tour guide) was amazing, one of the coolest tours I have been on, thanks Matt!