Private tour

Fort Worth: History and Culture Private Driving Tour

Activity provider: Red River Historian

Fort Worth: History and Culture Private Driving Tour

Activity provider: Red River Historian

From US$ 175 per group up to 6

Drive around Fort Worth for a guided tour of the old west in a modern city. Discover its history with a cattle drive, Hell's Half Acre, and a visit to one of two world-class art museums.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Pickup included
Your guide will pick you up in a white Ford Expedition with a sign attached.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Witness the commotion of longhorns on a cattle drive in the stockyards
  • Envision life as a wealthy cattle baron by passing their historic mansions
  • Visit the old-red light district for tales of how wild the west once was
  • Admire world-class art in either the Kimbell or the Amon Carter museums
  • Enjoy a flexible tour with a guide focused on your private group
Full description

Take a private tour around Fort Worth, once an infamous cattle-trading town rampant with cowboys. Let your guide drive you to sites like the Stockyards National Historic District, “Hell’s Half Acre”, and either the Kimbell or the Amon G. Carter art museums for a full view of its past and present.

Learn about the city’s historic reputation as “cow town” and as one of the wickedest towns in the Southwest. Walk around the mansions and graves of cattle barons and hear stories of how they would have lived long ago.

Visit Stockyards National Historic District to see where locals and tourists gather throughout the year for rodeos. Drive a portion of the Bankhead Highway that spans 14 states. Go through the former red light district called Hell’s Half Acre and hear about the lawlessness that plagued the area.

Head to the water gardens in downtown Fort Worth to see the architectural piece of public art with flowing pools of water. As a final excursion, choose between seeing a collection of European and Asian art at the Kimbell or a variety of American art at the Amon Carter.

Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Museum admission
  • Stockyard admission
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Important information

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  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • Some stops are optional and all are customizable
Customer reviews

Overall rating

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Everything was perfect, from the pick up at our hotel to the drop off. Robin is an excellent guide who made us discover the must-sees of Fort Worth with all its history. This private tour delighted the whole family. Thank you Robin

August 21, 2022

excellent

November 26, 2022

Product ID: 426039