Things to do in Dallas

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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.

VIP Guided Dallas Cowboys Stadium Tour and City Sightseeing

3. 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

4. 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: JFK Assassination Tour

5. 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.

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

6. 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-Bike Sightseeing and History Tour

7. 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.

Dallas: Rainbow Vomit Immersive Art Experience

8. Dallas: Rainbow Vomit Immersive Art Experience

Grab your camera and bring your loved ones to enjoy various art installations in the 2,600 square foot gallery, featuring over 10,000 LEDs, 300 pounds of cotton, 5 miles of ribbon, and a life-sized unicorn named Gerrard. Experience the beauty of the rainbow as you're transported to a world of art, light, and sound, and become the hero of your own comic book. Enter into the inverted black and white room recreated to evoke a speakeasy vibe where you can pose for photos in the comic-book style room. Explore deeper inside the exhibit until you come across numerous whimsical photo opportunities. Enjoy a love-themed soundtrack that will fill the space with bright energy as you explore. Discover The Secret Cloud Room, reimagined with more clouds than ever before.

Dallas CityPASS®: Save 49% at 4 Top Attractions

9. Dallas CityPASS®: Save 49% at 4 Top Attractions

See fascinating science and history museums, incredible views from the Reunion Tower, amazing animals, important history and more with the Dallas CityPASS Dallas CityPASS includes admission to: Perot Museum of Nature and Science - Rev up your curiosity and put your brain to the test at the Perot Museum! Where else can you race against a virtual T. rex, touch a tornado, or battle your friends in a remote-control robot arena? With 11 hands-on exhibit halls to explore and a cutting-edge 3D theater, the Perot Museum offers a full day of discovery. Get ready to amaze your brain. Reunion Tower GeO-Deck - Experience breathtaking 360-degree views of Dallas from 470 feet up at the only indoor/outdoor observation deck in Dallas, featuring high-definition zoom cameras, interactive touch screens, telescopes, photo ops, and the Reunion Tower Constellation digital time capsule. Plus your choice of admission to 2 of the following attractions: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum - See an inspiring dedication that teaches the history of the Holocaust and works to "combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference.” The museum’s introspective exhibits are grouped into three main gallery spaces: The Shoah Wing, Human Rights Wing, and the Pivot to America Wing. Dallas Zoo - Go on an urban safari at Giants of the Savanna, where you can witness elephants, giraffes, and other African animals interact in a natural grassland setting. Feed a giraffe, watch a predator demo, and discover over 2000 fascinating animals that call the Dallas Zoo home. George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum - Get an in-depth, interactive peek inside the presidency of George W. Bush. In addition to extraordinary special exhibits, museum highlights include A Nation Under Attack, remembering the events of September 11, 2001; Life in the White House, a peek inside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue; a massive, 360-degree LED screen showing multimedia films; and the hands-on Decision Points Theater.

Dallas: JFK Assassination Tour with A Guide

10. Dallas: JFK Assassination Tour with A Guide

Join a guided tour of downtown Dallas that traces the history of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. Step back in time through the historic Dealey Plaza, The Sixth Floor Museum, and Lee Harvey Oswald’s travels on November 22, 1963. Make stops along the way to click photos. Meet your guide outside the JFK Memorial and learn about one of the most significant moments in Dallas history. Gain insight into the events behind JFK's assassination as you tour Dallas sites, including landmarks of Dealey Plaza, many of which are preserved from 1963. Next, go to Oswald Rooming House Museums on a guided visit to learn more about the man behind the assassination. See Lee Harvey Oswald's temporary residence at the time of the fateful event. Stop at the Texas Theatre where Oswald was arrested. Finally, take a photo outside the Dallas City Hall.

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This was a great tour with a great guide (Dan, I believe). He was extremely informative and seemed to thoroughly enjoy imparting his knowledge, all the while driving through Dallas traffic! Because of his vivid descriptions and information as well as the fact we were driving the same route JFK took that fateful day, he made it seem as real as possible and easy to imagine. Being able to go into the rooming house LHO stayed at was an added bonus; it was like stepping into a time machine. Overall, take the tour; it's well worth it.

This was my wife and my first trip to Dallas. We enjoyed this tour a lot, it was very informative and the tour guide was very knowledgeable as well as entertaining. Highly recommend this experience to anyone.

Our tour guide Preston was amazing, it was a very informative and fun tour! Highly recommend this tour if you want yo get the best of both cities in one day.

In spite of the rain our guide Kevin gave us a fantastic tour and commentary of the fateful day. Kevin was informative and entertaining. Great tour!!!!

It was quite moving and emotional to visit the locations of the assassination of President Kennedy. I hope I can return some dayb