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Fort Worth: Stockyards History Tour Pub Crawl

1. Fort Worth: Stockyards History Tour Pub Crawl

Cowboys, cattle drives… and beer! Discover the history of Fort Worth’s famous Stockyards as you visit local saloons and watering holes with an expert guide. Enjoy hidden history, cold drinks, and good times with fellow travelers from around the globe. On this 2 hour history tour pub crawl, you’ll learn the exciting tales of Texas’s role in the Wild West. Discover how Fort Worth earned the nickname Where The West Begins - from the creation of the Lone Star state to stories of cattle drivers blazing the Chisholm trail and even the exploits of famous train robbers! Choose from two different ticket options: Pick the Happy Hour to enjoy four beers of your choice, one at each bar. Or go with the Dry Run tour if you want to buy your drinks as you go. So hitch up your wagon and head on over to the Stockyards for the Best Pub Crawl in Texas. Cheers!

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.

From Dallas: Fort Worth Guided Day Tour

3. From Dallas: Fort Worth Guided Day Tour

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.

Cow Town Ghosts: Hauntings of the Wild West

4. Cow Town Ghosts: Hauntings of the Wild West

Step back in time and wind through the haunted streets of the wild, wild west. See Fort Worth's most haunted spots as you discover the city's dark past on this ghost tour. Meet your guide at the Stockyards Museum, where Fort Worth earned the nickname “Cowtown.” From there, explore 8 historic, haunted locations, unearthing stories of gunfights, stagecoach robbers, brothels, and rodeo stars. Hunt for the spirit of John Wayne at the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame and guard your wallet from outlaw Sam Bass at Second Rodeo Brewing. At the final stop, delve into the chilling tale of the city’s last gunfight — a dramatic showdown between corrupt Sheriff Longhair Jim Courtright and White Elephant Saloon owner Luke Short. Who won? Let the spirits tell you.

Grapevine: LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth

5. Grapevine: LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth

Discover the many LEGO attractions at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth. Hop aboard a royal chariot on the Kingdom Quest adventure ride. See famous LEGO characters on the big screen, like The LEGO Movie™ A New Adventure, at the 4D LEGO Cinema. Go faster and higher on Merlin’s Apprentice Ride where families control an enchanted cart to conjure the sorcerer’s spell. Explore MINILAND, a Dallas/Fort Worth cityscape made entirely out of over 1.5 million LEGO Bricks. Create a LEGO racing car at the LEGO Build & Test center and race vehicles on the test track for the quickest time. Blast off into Space Mission, an intergalactic building experience, and watch a LEGO rocket go into outer space complete with billowing smoke. Explore alien planets built entirely out of thousands of LEGO bricks. Build friendship in LEGO Friends Heartlake City and create new colorful additions to add to their growing town. Get a selfie with a LEGO Friend during the visit too. Join Sensei Wu and practice ninja moves in LEGO NINJAGO City Adventure, complete with the Airjitzu temple and a Dojo training room.

Dallas and Southfork Ranch Small-Group Combo Tour

6. Dallas and Southfork Ranch Small-Group Combo Tour

Dallas Tour Part one of this combo tour will take you to many important and iconic location in the Dallas area. You'll get to see the following:  • Founders Plaza • Old Red Court House  • John Neely Bryan Cabin • JFK Memorial • Pioneer Plaza (largest bronze collection in the world) • Dallas City Hall (design by I.M. Pei) • Thanks-Giving Square • First Baptist Dallas Fountain Plaza • Deep Ellum  • The Wilson Block (historic neighborhood, Queen Anne/Victorian Style Houses) • The Art District (the largest in the world!) • Klyde Warren Park • The City of Highland Park (the 5th richest suburb in the USA, home to many celebrities) • Uptown the McKinney Avenue restaurant district • West End • Dealey Plaza (JFK assassination Point) Southfork Ranch Tour Texans have always believed that they live a lifestyle that's 'larger-than-life.' This is clearly demonstrated at the infamous Southfork Ranch, which featured in the long-running TV show, Dallas. For 13 years (356 episodes), this made-for-TV drama captured the imaginations of millions of people around the world.   One of the longest-running series in American television history, now guests from across the United States and around the world are invited into the 'most visited White House west of D.C.' You'll also get to enjoy the museum and shop at the visitor’s centre where you can buy Southfork Ranch gifts and Texas memorabilia. This is a truly unique experience, a chance to step into the history of television in the United States.

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.

Fort Worth: Guided Electric Bike City Tour with BBQ Lunch

8. Fort Worth: Guided Electric Bike City Tour with BBQ Lunch

Explore Fort Worth’s Near South Side with a local guide on a Pedego Electric Bike. See the Fort Worth Water Gardens, JFK Tribute, Sundance Square, and other parts of Downtown on this bike tour. Meet your guide and jump on an electric bike. Start your bike tour in Downtown Fort Worth where you’ll see the water gardens and JFK tribute before heading to the Trinity River. Hop on the Trinity Trails bike path along the Trinity River and head to the historic Fort Worth Stockyards. See the only twice-a-day live cattle drive in the world at Exchange Avenue. Finish the tour with lunch at Cooper's BBQ. Enjoy a chopped beef sandwich, tea or soft drink, their famous blackberry cobbler, and all the pinto beans you can eat. After lunch, ride back to the starting point.

Dallas: Dallas & Fort Worth Combination City Tour

9. Dallas: Dallas & Fort Worth Combination City Tour

Get to know Texas on a fully-narrated tour of Dallas and Fort Worth. Meet your tour guide at the JFK Memorial and start your journey through the highlights of these fascinating historical cities. Visit Dallas and see Founders Plaza, the Old Red Courthouse, Pioneer Plaza, and more. See the world's largest art district and the site of the tragic assassination of John F. Kennedy. Discover Fort Worth and its history with your professional guide. Learn about the history of cattle-ranching in the area. Check out some sites along the way, such as the Cattle Drive Visitors Center and the Livestock Exchange.

Fort Worth: History and Culture Private Driving Tour

10. Fort Worth: History and Culture Private Driving Tour

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.

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4.6 / 5

based on 43 reviews

Our tour guides name was William, and he was AMAZING!! First, there was great communication. He texted us that morning confirming the location and letting us know what he was driving. He kept pleasant conversation on our way to the stadium, while answering any and all questions I had. He walked us in and made sure we knew where our tour group was and then confirmed when he was meeting us back at the front. The stadium guide was super nice and knowledgeable, and it was cool to be able to get a glimpse behind the scenes. Sadly we weren’t able to go on the field because they had peewee games going, but we did go out on one of the party box patios right by it, so that was cool. Then we met back up with William and did the City Tour. He was so knowledgeable! Before I didn’t know much about Dallas, and now I feel I could right a paper. He was also so entertaining, time went by super fast. Would definitely take another tour. Great introduction to Dallas.

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.

Great little trip, authentic western style village with plenty of shops and food options. Would love to return and watch a show or a rodeo, this was just a tasting what The stockyards could offer.

So much fun, definitely recommend checking this out if you aren’t sure what bars to visit while in Fort Worth.

Excellent afternoon out, Fort Worth Stock Yards are amazing!