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

1. 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: VIP Guided Cowboys Stadium Tour and City Sightseeing

2. Dallas: VIP Guided 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.

Dallas: Small-Group City Highlights Tour

3. Dallas: Small-Group City Highlights Tour

Get a quick overview of the city during this 75-minute van tour. You'll see all the major historical sites of the city and learn the most interesting facts about them from your guide. After starting as a small trading post in 1841, Dallas eventually became a world-famous city and boasts some marvelous landmarks. Join this small group tour for a more personalized experience as you take in the sights and sounds. On this tour you'll see many of Dallas' highlights, including: Founders Plaza, the Old Red Court House, the John Neely Bryan Cabin, the JFK memorial, Pioneer Plaza (with the largest bronze collection in the world), Dallas City Hall (designed by I.M. Pei), Thanks-Giving Square, First Baptist Dallas Fountain Plaza, Dealey Plaza (JFK assassination Point), and much more.

Dallas and Southfork Ranch Small-Group Combo Tour

4. Dallas and Southfork Ranch Small-Group Combo Tour

Our tour begins in the heart of Downtown Dallas. You will Visit Dealey Plaza, the site of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. Learn about this pivotal moment in history and take in the view of the infamous "Grassy Knoll" Pioneer Plaza: Our second stop is Pioneer Plaza, a stunning outdoor sculpture park featuring larger-than-life bronze statues of cattle, cowboys, and pioneers. Learn about Dallas's Western heritage and take memorable photos with these captivating sculptures. and much more. Then we will transport you to the world of the Ewings. .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.

Full-Day Small-Group Tour of Dallas & the JFK Assassination

5. Full-Day Small-Group Tour of Dallas & the JFK Assassination

Start your day exploring the great city of Dallas. On this tour, you will see top sites including Founders Plaza, Old Red Court House, and the John Neely Bryan Cabin. Drive through Pioneer Plaza and see the world's largest bronze collection of life-sized longhorns. Swing by Dallas City Hall, Thanks-Giving Square, First Baptist Dallas Fountain Plaza, and Deep Ellum. Then head to the Wilson Block, a historic neighborhood known for their Queen Anne/Victorian Style Houses. Head down to the Art District, known to be the largest art district in the world! See Klyde Warren Park and The City of Highland Park, which is the fifth richest suburb in the United States. Here you will see homes to many celebrities. After your Dallas exploration, head to the West End and on to Dealey Plaza to learn more about the history of the JFK assassination. Visit the JFK Memorial and the Dealy Plaza Sixth Floor Museum to understand how the day unfolded on this tragic day. Discuss the theories and conclusions drawn about the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy. See the Old School Book Depository Building, the Grassy Knoll, and overlook the Dealy Plaza to see where the former president was assassinated. End your tour at the home of Lee Harvey Oswald, known to be the killer of former President John F. Kennedy. Here you will learn about the conspiracies of the assassination. 

Dallas in Wonderland: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

6. Dallas in Wonderland: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Put on your cowboy boots and ten gallon hat, you’re in Texas! On this walking tour, you’ll discover that Dallas is not the western town that many people might think it is. You’ll learn about the humble beginnings of Texas, a territory that was seized from the Caddo Confederacy of Native Americans by the Spanish, then claimed by several other nations before briefly becoming its own republic. We’ll set off from the Public Sculpture Garden and Park and cover a fair amount of ground to reach the Historic District and the AT&T Discovery District. There, you’ll hear about the city’s good, bad, and ugly side, including some of the most heinous crimes committed on American soil. I’ll tell you about the terrible lynching of Allen Brooks in 1910 by a mob who forcibly seized him from Law Enforcement, and the 2016 shooting of Dallas Police officers. Intrigued by true crime and ghost stories? You can pop inside the Adolphus Hotel to experience luxury and perhaps a paranormal encounter with the help of special guest podcasters, Sinisterhood. You’ll have the opportunity to step back in time to the grassy knoll at Dealey Plaza, and relive the JFK assassination and its aftermath. Leaving the bad behind, you’ll see Dallas’s most visited sights too. Then, after you’ve gathered facts and debunked conspiracy theories about Fidel Castro and the CIA at Reunion Tower, you can pay your respects to the former president at the JFK memorial. From there, the latter half of the tour takes you down a road of architectural outliers including the Art Deco Greyhound station, the Brutalist Dallas City Hall and the J Erik Jonsson Central Library, where I’ll show you some extremely rare and valuable documents.

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What people are saying about Thanks-Giving Square, Dallas

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 130 reviews

Such a good experience. first, the company was flexible with the time and help me rebook per my needs. the Bus/Car is safe and stable. the information provided by the tour Guide, is not only fun but factual. i did not know much about the city, but now i feel like i learned a great deal. and final but no least, the AMAZING kindness the tour guide has (TIM). i was having conectivity issues and i could not get a ride back to my hotel. He provided diffent options for me to try and get back, and accompanied my while i was waitting which made me feel safe. THANK YOU!

Matt was excellent; the stadium guide was terrible--distracted, unorganized, and annoying

Guide was extremely knowledgeable, very friendly. Great energy

A very informative tour and well worth the time and money.

Very friendly and interesting guide. We had a fun day.