If you’re a visitor looking for an entertaining way to see Dallas sights, you’ll discover that taking a tour is an excellent way of getting oriented.
Tours offer locals and visitors alike a distinctive way of discovering the city’s hidden gems.
Perhaps you have a few hours to spare between meetings and wish to know the best places to see or you’re developing a comprehensive weekly schedule. Either way, this list should give you a great start.
Although the Reunion Tower isn’t the tallest building in the city, it’s undoubtedly among the most recognizable and distinguished.
Following renovations in 2011, it currently boasts a rotating restaurant with 360-degree views and the GeO-Deck hosts an enlightening interactive display offering details regarding the building and outstanding landmarks.
The icon has a strategic position on the southwest edge of Dallas and marks the entrance downtown. Conveniently joined to Hyatt Regency, the Tower is a great way to end or begin your trip.
Its powerful telescopes, interactive digital maps, and high-definition cameras offer a memorable experience and glimpse into the events, history, and people that shaped this city.
The telescopes in the external deck further allow you to see intricate street details while the newly refurbished GeO-Deck allows for an impressive skyline view.
Whether you’re a local or visitor, you must visit the famous Southfork Ranch which provided the setting for a popular TV series, “Dallas.”
The legendary ranch is currently a leading destination for meetings and special events. Furthermore, it has become an icon for its Hollywood role as well as its beauty.
Its facilities are also perfect for weddings, holiday parties, and reunions. The site welcomes visitors from around the globe who come to see where the filming of Dallas took place and experience the lifestyle the Ewing family made famous.
Whether you’re traveling alone or as a group, the place is open year-round for guided tours. The popular tourist stop draws about 400,000 visitors yearly.
The one-hour tour comprises the studio stop where you get to watch clips from the renowned television show. You can drop by the Ballroom, shop, or grab a bite before leaving the place.
You can also walk through the grounds and enjoy a taste of the conventional Texas experience if you lack an interest in the TV series.
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
A visit to a museum is always a memorable and unique experience since each one has its distinctive traits, content, and style. The Perot Museum is among those you should consider touring.
It combines three already-established museums; the Dallas Children’s Museum, Museum of Natural History, and The Science Place.
The site features a range of exhibits and activities ideal for your family. The facility features 11 exhibit halls including Rose Hall of Birds and Discovering Life Hall.
Dallas Heritage Village
Dallas Heritage Village hosts the finest and largest collection of 19th century Victorian homes as well as commercial buildings in Texas.
The site gives you a glimpse into how life was for ordinary Texans more than a century ago. During your tour, you’ll see a collection of museums and buildings highlighting the early 20th century and the late 1800s.
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Image: Southfork Ranch