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Dallas: Cowboys AT&T Stadium Tour with Transportation

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

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.

Dallas CityPASS®: Save 49% at 4 Top Attractions

4. 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 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.

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: 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: VIP Guided Cowboys Stadium Tour and City Sightseeing

7. 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

8. 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.

Dallas Secret Food Tour

9. Dallas Secret Food Tour

Dallas' cuisine has always been a melting pot of cultures that have settled in the area. From Native American and Mexican flavors to Eastern European, South American, and everything in between. On this tour, you will be taken into the best food neighborhood, rarely explored by tourists but home to some of the best local food in Dallas. Your guides will lead you through the art-filled streets of Deep Ellum where you will get to try some famous BBQ brisket, a delicious Tex Mex queso - a local favorite, a modern take on the fried chicken biscuit, then finish with an incredible pecan pie. As always, there's is a secret dish, which will only be revealed on the tour!

Dallas Terrors Ghost Tour

10. Dallas Terrors Ghost Tour

Enjoy this spooky walking tour and learn the history behind famous Dallas locations. Encounter history and the paranormal, and hear stories of the spirits who still linger. Visit Dealey Plaza, site of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Hear chilling tales of haunted encounters. Visit the Old Red Museum, location of numerous executions in the past. Learn the history of the John Neely Bryan cabin, and find out why voices and giggling can still be heard. Encounter other terrifying stories as you see the sights of Dallas in a different light. Experience the spooky side of Dallas as your guide shows you its haunted streets.

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It was a very good experience and our guide was very kind and spontaneous with our visit. Thanks for that attention. Recommendation to arrive on time so that they do not miss the opportunity to know the story.

The tour of AT&T Stadium was great... the suites were fantastic, the locker rooms were very nice, but playing on the field (on the star) was fantastic!

Great tour of all Dallas neighborhoods. Orlando was knowledgeable, friendly and a pleasure to spend time with.

It was very informative and our guide was funny, respectful & answered any questions people had.

Great tour. From start to finish. Great information and tour guide.