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Fort Worth: Guided Electric Bike City Tour with BBQ Lunch

1. 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.

Fort Worth: History and Culture Private Driving Tour

2. 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.

Fort Worth: Stockyards Bar Crawl

3. Fort Worth: Stockyards Bar Crawl

Join this pub crawl to mix history and beer for a unique and memorable Fort Worth experience. Enjoy a cold beer with your local guide as they share unknown stories of the past and present of Fort Worth's historic Stockyards district. Visit four of the Stockyard's best saloons and sample a great craft beer in each one. Spend time with the locals and learn about the city from your passionate guide. Laugh and learn about the history of cowboys, cattle drives, railroads, and more while drinking beers in historic taverns and saloons.

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What people are saying about Fort Worth Stockyards

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 7 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

We had a blast!!! Everything was orgainized! So much history and great beer! I highly recommend this to anyone isiting the area; my friends and ! can't wait to go back!!!

This is how you should see the Stockyards. We immediately became friends with everyone on the tour and even went out to dinner with some of them after. 5 stars!

We had a great time with Lexie drinking in the stockyards! We learned so much fun Texas history!

Guide was knowledgeable and had a great time, definitely recommend!