Things to do in Fort Worth

Our most recommended things to do in Fort Worth

Dallas: Downtown E-Bike Sightseeing and History Tour

1. 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: Ghosts of the Wild West Walking Tour

2. Fort Worth: Ghosts of the Wild West Walking Tour

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.

Welcome to Fort Worth 4.5-Hours Small-Group

3. Welcome to Fort Worth 4.5-Hours Small-Group

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.

Fort Worth: Ghosts of Fort Worth Family Friendly Tour

4. Fort Worth: Ghosts of Fort Worth Family Friendly Tour

Experience a family-friendly tour that is rich in history and haunting as you explore Fort Worth's spooky past and discover some of Fort Worth's most haunted locations. You’ll learn about the full-body apparitions, cheeky ghosts, poltergeists, and the infamous Bonnie and Clyde. Begin at Miss Molly's Hotel, which is one of Fort Worth's most famous haunted locations. You'll stop by the very haunted, Stockyards Hotel, and hear about its haunted past. Then, walk to the White Elephant Saloon which played a key part in the Last Great Gunfight of the Old West. Afterward, visit the Cowtown Winery and hear about a few sad stories which led to hauntings. You'll also visit the Hog and Sheep Markets.

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.

Fort Worth: Guided Electric Bike City Tour with BBQ Lunch

6. 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 and Southfork Ranch Small-Group Combo Tour

7. 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.

Fort Worth: History and Culture Private Driving Tour

8. 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.

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: Stockyards History Tour Pub Crawl

10. 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!

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What people are saying about Fort Worth

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 25 reviews

Everything was perfect, from the pick up at our hotel to the drop off. Robin is an excellent guide who made us discover the must-sees of Fort Worth with all its history. This private tour delighted the whole family. Thank you Robin

Best way to see the city of Dallas and south fork ranch. Our tour guide Dan had a mountain of knowledge and delivered it with an enthusiasm flare that was priceless. Keep up the good work Dan ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Our tour guide Preston was amazing, it was a very informative and fun tour! Highly recommend this tour if you want yo get the best of both cities in one day.

A very enjoyable experience, small group of us on an informative tour

Was a nice experience with the longhorns and the cowboy atmosphere