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The Best Tours in Dallas

Explore Big D Through These 7 Awesome Adventures

David C Justin
Posted on Jun 22, 2022

Whether you're visiting Dallas for the first time or you've lived here your whole life, there are always new histories, adventures and landmarks waiting to be discovered. To help you explore everything the city has to offer, here are seven of the best tours in Big D. 


Food Tours of America

Experience the best of Dallas' food and culture like a local, from a local with a guided foodie crawl around different Dallas neighborhoods with Food Tours of America. Take their traditional food-tasting tours to sample incredible dishes from three to four restaurants, or opt for a Dallas walking tour throughout Dallas' most walkable neighborhoods and enjoy specialty food and alcohol pairings. Booking a group night out with colleagues or friends? Ask them about a group tour private event. The more, the merrier! 


Hop-On-Hop-Off Trolley Tour 

With 14 stops and 100 points of interest, you can familiarize yourself with the most popular downtown Dallas sites at your own pace while still enjoying the comforts of air-conditioning. Fully narrated with lessons on the city's history, culture and future, you can take your time at any stop and hop onto the next trolley when ready to move on. 


Tacos and Margaritas Tour 

Recognized as the official birthplace of the frozen margarita and known for our delicious Tex-Mex, no visit to Dallas is complete without a tour of some of the best tacos and margaritas in Texas. Presented by Dallas by Chocolate, you'll ride in luxury on an air conditioned motorcoach to four of the best Tex-Mex restaurants in the city. Indulge yourself and enjoy award-winning street, gourmet, and eclectic tacos at four different locations, plus two delicious margaritas. 


The Hidden History Tour 

Few people know the history of the city's early communities for people of color. From settlement after the Civil War, the formation of Deep Ellum, and the southern Dallas migration, this entertaining and educational tour highlights the critical role our vibrant African-American communities played in the development of Dallas. 


The JFK Tour 

The assassination of President John F. Kennedy shocked the nation like no other event in American history. Travel back 60 years with this private, expert-guided tour. Follow the events of the day, learning the indisputable facts and thought-provoking theories behind this shocking American tragedy. 


City Lights & Arts District Segway Tour 

Avoid the crowds and the heat of the sun with this fun evening Downtown tour. Perfect for small groups wanting to explore Dallas on a more personal level, you'll glide around the Arts District on Segways as your tour guide leads you on a sunset ride to famous landmarks, historic plazas and unique art displays. And if you've never ridden one of these two-wheeled personal vehicles, don't worry, lessons are definitely included as part of the tour. 


Dallas Terrors Ghost Tour 

Every city has its share of dark secrets and Dallas is no exception. From Bonnie and Clyde to the Goat Man, explore the spooky history of our most famous – and infamous – ghosts as told by expert local guides. Walk to eight haunted locations and learn about how they lived, how they died, and more importantly, why they continue to haunt Big D. 


Downtown Scavenger Hunt 

Ready for a mystery that tests your brains and your legs? Explore Downtown Dallas with an urban scavenger hunt that lets you track a notorious thief through the city's sculptures, murals and historic sites. Walk the mean streets and work together as a team to solve challenging puzzles, discover breathtaking architecture and crack the case before time runs out.