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6 Fun Ways To Explore The City Of Dallas, Texas - Updated 2020

6 Fun Ways To Explore The City Of Dallas, Texas - Updated 2020
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Undoubtedly one of the busiest cities in the United States, Dallas is a rapidly-growing metropolis in northern Texas. Its name is strongly associated with the assassination of John F. Kennedy as the crisis took place in the heart of Dallas. But Dallas is more than that. The city’s skyline is an impressive mix of traditional and modern architecture, like the Reunion Tower and the JFK Memorial, and there are several charming and quirky neighborhoods such as Uptown, West End, and the Arts District. With so many places to visit in Dallas, it can be rather difficult to plan an itinerary, so why not just scroll down and check out some of these outdoor tours in Dallas, Texas that we have picked out for you?

1. Dallas Puzzling Adventure (from USD 50)

A Puzzling Adventure is a pleasant mix of a scavenger hunt and an informative self-guided tour, or else a fun and educational trip around a place. In Dallas, you have the opportunity to take part in this two-hour walking adventure. All you need is an electronic device with internet access to act as your guide, while you solve clues and answer questions related to your location in order to receive further instructions. The aim is basically to have fun while experiencing the sights and sounds of Dallas. The entry price is per team, and the game is ideal for all ages.

Dallas Puzzling Adventure

Duration: 1 to 3 hours

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2. Private party bike in Downtown Dallas (from USD 550)

Rent your own pedal bike and have the party of your life! The whole adventure takes place in downtown Dallas and Deep Ellum. The bike comes with a private driver, ice, coolers, helmets, cups, LED party lights and a premium sound system, but you have to bring your own drinks or let the pilot guide you into partner bars to enjoy exclusive drink specials. The rocking pedal party lasts approximately a couple of hours and is ideal for up to 15 people, including children, when accompanied. All in all, it is a great way to have fun and at the same time, explore the city center and all the entertaining neighborhoods in Dallas.

Private Party Bike For Up To 15 People In Deep Ellum

Duration: 2 hours

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3. Urban Adventure Quest (from USD 44)

Urban Adventure Quest: Scavenger Hunt in Dallas, Texas

Another scavenger hunt-like game in Dallas that combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with the information of a sightseeing tour, this Urban Adventure Quest is one of the best ways to discover Dallas in a fun and interactive way. You are expected to uncover clues as you go, using your smartphone as your guide. Among the highlights of the adventure, is your chance to stop by a local Texas barbeque stop and have a short rest. The game lasts about three hours, during which you are meant to walk about 4 km (2.5 mi), and the price refers to a group of up to five people.

Urban Adventure Quest: Scavenger Hunt in Dallas, Texas

Duration: 3.5 hour

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4. Scavenger Hunt Adventure in Dallas Art District (from USD 44)

Dallas Arts District Scavenger Hunt

Explore the fascinating art culture of Dallas while playing this fun scavenger hunt game! Ideal for art lovers, this game is meant to give you a rich insight into the amazing art scene of the city. Use your smartphone as your guide and walk your way through these wonderful historical and cultural streets of Dallas’ Art District. On your way, you may stop to rest and enjoy the sights since you are the one who determines the pace of the game. Your 2.8-kilometer (1.8-mile) journey will take about three hours and the fixed price is for a team of up to five members. The scavenger hunt will start at the Meyersen Symphony Center, and as you complete the challenges, you will pass through a park and other great cultural sights in the city.

Dallas Arts District Scavenger Hunt

Duration: 2.5 hour

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5. Foodie Walk in Dallas Uptown (from USD 78)

Dallas Uptown: Foodie Walk

The best way to discover Uptown Dallas, a 125-year-old neighborhood, is this foodie walk around the West Village and its beautiful surroundings. Better if you come hungry, since you will be tasting a variety of yummy flavors ranging from the Mediterranean to Hispanic and even French. Your walk will last about 3.5 hours and it will be full of food tastings, magical sightseeing and fascinating history lessons. Uptown is a mostly pedestrian-friendly neighborhood, just 1.6 km (a mile) away from downtown Dallas, so it is best explored on foot. The walk starts in the trendy West Village, a district full of dining and shopping options, and passes through notable sites such as the Botanical Gardens and the Dallas Trolley System.

Dallas Uptown: Foodie Walk

Duration: 3.5 hour

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6. Dallas walking tour by a true Dallas historian (from USD 78)

Dallas JFK and West Village Restaurant Walking Tour

You don’t want to miss this spectacular walking tour, especially if you are a history and architecture buff. Oh well, and if you also appreciate good food. This walk has it all – food and dessert tastings, unique sightseeing, and history trivia, all beautifully narrated by an expert historian guide. During this 4-hour walking tour, you will get to see and taste lots, starting from the JFK Memorial Plaza in the historic West End neighborhood. A short 10-minute train ride will whisk you to a West Village eatery, where you will embark on your restaurant tour in this trendy district. The price is per person, while the tour is also wheelchair-friendly.

Dallas JFK and West Village Restaurant Walking Tour

Duration: 4 hour

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Have fun and learn history in Dallas

Epic gastronomic journeys, fascinating walking tours in picturesque neighborhoods, fabulous party bike experiences, and educative scavenger hunts are just a few of the ways that you can explore Dallas. Downtown Dallas will absolutely amaze you with its historic districts and its modern architecture, so book a trip there now and have the time of your life!

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