10 Best Tours To Discover Dallas, Texas - Updated 2024

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Dallas is the third largest city in the United States. Located in the north of Texas, Dallas is the main metropolitan area in the South and owes its relevance to its past, when it used to be the centre for the oil and cotton industries. Because it is a big city, Dallas has different parts with different personalities. If you’re visiting it, you won’t be bored: you will find something to keep you entertained, be it a sports event, a shopping stroll or a visit to a museum. There is plenty of delicious southwestern food to try and amazing places to discover. That’s why going on a tour will help you learn and enjoy more of what makes Dallas the number one tourist destination in Texas. We’ve curated 10 of the best tours you can take in Dallas so prepare yourself for the ride and make sure you choose the best one for you!

1. Dallas Attraction Tours (from 25 USD)

Dallas Downtown
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If you’re staying in Dallas for a short period of time, this is definitely the best tour you can take. This 90-minute bus tour will take you on a ride around the city and you will get to see about 65 popular sites! You will also learn a little bit of the history of Dallas with a guide who knows everything there is to know about it. This is an essential tour if you really don’t have time to go for a walk and really want to see the most important and famous attractions of the city.

Dallas Attraction Tours

Price: from 25 USD

Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)


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2. LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dallas Tour (from USD 30.0)

This is the best tour for you if you’re traveling with your children. Imagine how excited they will be when you tell them you’re all going to visit LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dallas! The tour includes 15 different attractions and many activities that you and your kids will love. From building LEGO racing cars and giving them a go on a speed test track to a tour through a brick-making factory tour, this will be a great way to spend a fun day with your children in Dallas.

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LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Dallas Admission Ticket

Duration: 3 hours

104 reviews

3. Urban Adventure Quest: Scavenger Hunt in Dallas (from USD 44.0)

Urban Adventure Quest in Dallas
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If you’ve always loved scavenger hunts, this may be the tour you’ll love the most. You’ll be discovering Dallas in a unique way, by playing a game with your family or other team members and uncover clues about the history and famous attractions of the city. It is probably the most interactive and educational tour you can take in Dallas and if you’re visiting with your children, they’ll love it even more than you.

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Urban Adventure Quest: Scavenger Hunt in Dallas, Texas

Duration: 3.5 hour

4 reviews

4. Dallas Arts District Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure (from USD 44.0)

Downtown Dallas Arts District
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And another scavenger hunt tour! Explore Dallas Arts District by solving clues and completing challenges and be free to stop as many times as you want to appreciate what’s around you: this tour gives you freedom, fun and entertainment altogether! This three-hour sightseeing tour is an interactive way to learn about the Arts District and finding the overlooked gems of the city.

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Dallas Arts District Scavenger Hunt

Duration: 2.5 hour

2 reviews

5. Haunted Evening Dallas Pub Walking Tour (from USD 36.0)

Café, Latin Quarter, Paris 2011
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You’re going to love this tour if you love pubs and scary stories. The Haunted Evening Dallas Pub Tour is a combination ghost tour and pub crawl and an original way to spend your evening. You’ll be led by a guide on a two and a half hour walking tour through the historic district of Dallas and stop at 4 bars, each one set in a historic building full of scary stories to tell. You’ll get to listen to the creepiest stories about the city whilst enjoying a drink!

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Haunted Dallas Booze and Boos Ghost Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

139 reviews

6. JFK Assassination and Museum Tour (from USD 76.0)

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If you’d really like to know every detail about the tragic assassination of the US former President John F. Kennedy, you can’t miss this tour. You’ll be able to explore Dallas in a very original way on this three and a half hour group tour in a van. The guide will tell you everything about November 22, 1963, and allow you to speculate over one of the most mysterious cases in the history of the United States. The JFK Assassination and Museum Tour includes transportation to and from most Dallas hotels and a stop at the historic Texas Movie Theater in Oak Cliff.

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JFK Assassination and Museum Tour in Dallas

Duration: 3 hours

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7. Dallas' Best Tacos and Margaritas Tour (from USD 85.0)

Dallas Best Tacos and Margaritas Tour
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On a happier note, there is actually a tour in Dallas that takes you on a tacos and margaritas adventure. This 4-hour guided tour gives you the opportunity to sample street tacos, gourmet tacos and even the taco named “Best Taco in America”! Is your mouth watering already? Then wait for it: you will also be sipping margaritas as you go! Sounds like a true party, doesn’t it? You will even be able to see Bonnie and Clyde’s hideouts if you’re a really big fan of the movie. What are you waiting for? Book your tour now!

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Dallas Tacos and Margaritas Coach Tour

Duration: 3 to 4 hours

93 reviews

8. Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park Tour (from USD 37.0)

This tour is for the adrenaline seekers: Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park is one of the most extreme amusement parks in the world and this tour will give you access to all the crazy attractions available! Prepare to bungee jump, get on a skycoaster ride that will lift you into the air and even drop with no rope to hold you (you won’t die, there’s a safety net to catch you!). How awesome does all of this sound?

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Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park in Dallas

Duration: 1 to 3 hours

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9. Dallas Sightseeing Segway Tour (from USD 59.0)

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If you’ve never ridden a Segway before, this is your chance! This sightseeing Segway tour will give you the opportunity to explore downtown Dallas in a very original way for about an hour and a half. It’s not like a typical bus tour: you get to stop and take all the pictures you want and enjoy your time with your travel companions whilst learning a bit more about the city from your guide. It is one of the most relaxing and fun tours you can take in Dallas, and definitely one that you should not miss!

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Dallas 1.5-Hour Sightseeing Tour by Segway

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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10. Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament in Dallas (from USD 62.0)

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament Dallas

If you’re looking for an unexpected experience, the Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament may be exactly what you’re looking for. This tour will take you back to medieval times and you’ll get to enjoy a royal feast and watch a tournament at a castle. Indulge yourself in a four-course meal and pretend you’re a member of the court. There will be plenty of entertainment, from classic sword fights to a falconry display. You weren’t expecting this in Dallas, were you?

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Viator: Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Admission Ticket in Dallas

Duration: 2 hours

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Explore Dallas in a different way

Whether it’s through a Segway, bus or van tour, these tours are definitely the best ways for you to explore Dallas in the most original, quirky and fun ways. There are family friendly tours which you may prefer if you’re visiting with your kids, but there are plenty of different ones where you will meet new people and enjoy Dallas in a way that you weren’t expecting. Choose the best one for you and let us know how it went!

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