Top attractions in Texas
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1. Dallas Cowboys Stadium Tour with Transport
Enjoy a guided tour of the Dallas Cowboys’ new football stadium where an AT&T Stadium guide will walk you through the Dallas Cowboys’ new football expansive stadium. Tour the grand stadium, the radio box, the press boxes, the private suites, the Cotton Bowl offices, Dr. Pepper Star Bar, and the Ford Motor Company Fountain. Have the chance to stand on the field and throw a ball.
Then, just as the players do after a game, head to the locker room, the post-game interview room, and even see the Dallas Cowboys’ cheerleaders locker room. Enjoy an amazing 3-hour tour that will make you feel like a star.
Very good tour. I’m surprised that the Cowboys don’t have a QR code that allows you to download a fact sheet. Many of the stats of the building of the stadium are impressive.
2. Houston: Space Center Houston Admission Ticket
Explore Space Center Houston with its 400 space artifacts as well as permanent and traveling exhibits. Discover attractions and theaters related to the exciting future and remarkable past of America’s human space-flight program, all for one admission price. See the world’s largest collection of moon rocks and lunar samples for public view. Go behind-the-scenes to see NASA Johnson Space Center (based on availability). Learn about the world-renowned home of NASA Mission Control, International Space Station Mission Control, and astronaut training. Experience the newest permanent exhibit, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, displayed outside the center. Walk around and underneath the first-stage booster spanning more than 156 feet long. See the only Falcon 9 on public display outside of SpaceX’s headquarters which is the same type of rocket that launched NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas...
We had a great time at the Space Center enjoying all the exhibits and learning so much! We had a fun time on the blue tram and the whole family enjoyed the experience. We stayed 3.5 hours but could have stayed for 5.
3. VIP Guided Dallas Cowboys Stadium Tour and City Sightseeing
The city of Dallas has an amazing history, and along with this historical narrative, you will see all the top sites in Dallas. Begin your tour in Founders Plaza, where you will visit the Old Red Court House, John Neely Bryan Cabin, JFK memorial, and Pioneer Plaza. Head past Dallas City Hall and Thanks-Giving Square as you head to Deep Ellum known for its giant robot statues. From there, head to Wilson Block, a historic neighborhood in Dallas known for Queen Anne, Victorian Style houses as you make your way to the Dallas Art District where you can snap a photo of iconic sculptures. Cruise over to Klyde Warren Park where you can walk under the famous white arches. Make your way to Uptown McKinney Avenue known as the restaurant district in Dallas as you find your way back to Dealey Plaza, where former President, John F. Kennedy was assassinated. After exploring the top sites in Dallas, em...
Johnny was great on the city tour. He had energy and spunk. However, our guide for the stadium tour, although a nice person, did not have the personality to be a tour guide. He was very knowledgeable, but very dry. It made it difficult to pay attention during the tour.
4. San Antonio: Haunted Walking Ghost Tour
Explore a hotbed of paranormal phenomenon in San Antonio and find out about the history you never hear about in books. Listen to countless stories of strange and unpleasant happenings from your professional guide. Your tour guide will take you through historic downtown San Antonio to 8–12 different locations around the Old Town area (depending on whether you choose the standard or extended tour). Get a glimpse of the dark underbelly of San Antonio history as each haunted location ratchets up the tension of the tour. During the tour, see several key historic locations and properties around downtown San Antonio and the Old Town area. If you select the Extended Tour route, enjoy an additional 30 minutes of blood-curdling stories to fuel your imaginations and your nightmares.
Great way to learn about SA history and just the right amount of spooky. Our guide Megan was excellent.
5. Houston CityPASS®: Save up to 47% at 5 Top Attractions
This flexible CityPASS is the perfect way to explore some of Houston’s top attractions. Simply present your mobile ticket at each attraction for entry. Houston CityPASS includes admission to: 1- Space Center Houston - Explore the wonders of space and let your imagination soar. Go behind the scenes and experience the past, present and future of human space exploration. Arrive early to join in on a free tram tour to NASA Mission Control room; space is limited. 2- Downtown Aquarium - Experience the wonder of the underwater world at the Aquarium Adventure Exhibit, a 500,000-gallon aquatic wonderland. Discover over 300 species of marine life from around the globe, touch and feed live stingrays, and catch a glimpse of the magnificent Bengal tigers of the Maharaja’s Temple. 3- Houston Museum of Natural Science - Delight in the natural w...
We loved the Museum of Natural Sciences. Kemah boardwalk was small. Johnson Space center had an female excellent presenter about science and the ISS but the boys behind the desk were Not helpful. Not impressed with their answer of download the app. So not helpful.
6. San Antonio: River Boat Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass
Start your day with a scenic city boat cruise along the iconic San Antonia River Walk. During this leisurely 40-minute boat tour, learn about the rich history and culture of the city and admire the sights as you sail. When you’re done, head over to the city’s hop-on hop-off bus cruiser and pick up your 2-day pass. Enjoy the freedom to explore San Antonio at your own leisure and get on and off the bus at the sights and attractions that appeal to you most. Onboard, listen to a 1-hour narrated tour which provides lively commentary about the city. Throughout the bus ride, enjoy access to explore 19 of the best sightseeing destinations in San Antonio, including the Alamo, Pearl Brewery, Museum of Art House, Tobin Center, Veterans Memorial Park, Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum, Southtown, King William Historic District, Tower of the Americas, and many more.
7. Houston: Museum of Natural Sciences Ticket
Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of natural science with an entrance ticket to the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences, one of the USA’s most-visited museums. See spectacular mineral specimens, dinosaur skeletons, space-station models, and much more. Gaze at dozens of prehistoric beasts in the Morian Hall of Paleontology, brought to life in lively displays that animate their struggle to survive. See a blue topaz crystal of more than 2,000 carats in the Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals. Celebrate the diversity of America’s indigenous peoples in the John P. McGovern Hall of the Americas. Come face to face with wildlife ecology at the Frensley Graham Hall of African Wildlife, or learn about shell science and the study of molluscs at the Strake Hall of Malacology.
8. San Antonio: SeaWorld Skip-the-Line Park Admission Ticket
Discover the underwater world at SeaWorld San Antonio, with animal encounters, shows, and thrilling rides. Get up close to marine life and learn about conservation efforts. Choose the 2-park option to combine your experience with a visit to Aquatica San Antonio. Head to SeaWorld to explore the rides and shows this marine park has to offer. Admire killer whales, belugas, dolphins, and sharks, as you learn about these incredible mammals. Experience up-close animal encounters, exhilarating roller coasters, and shows for all ages. Select the 2-park option to enjoy entrance to Aquatica San Antonio. Cool off as you slide next to stingrays, feel the rush on water rides, or simply relax on one of the beaches. This waterpark is fun for the whole family.
9. San Antonio: SEA LIFE Aquarium & LEGOLAND Discovery Center
Explore the magical underwater world at SEA LIFE Aquarium San Antonio. Immerse yourself in a tropical sea where sharks and rays swim overhead in 155,000 gallons of water. Be amazed by the underwater ocean tunnel. See the aquarium’s largest sharks and fish swim directly overhead for the ultimate shark selfie. Reach in and touch a chocolate chip sea star, sea anemones, hermit crabs, and more. Dive into a shipwreck to spot some of the most unique creatures at SEA LIFE San Antonio. Be mesmerized at a technicolor reef full of live corals, count the schooling bannerfish, and wave hello to beautiful coral fish. Optionally, you may choose to also experience the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center San Antonio. Surround yourself with LEGO Bricks, take flight on Merlin's Apprentice ride, blast skeletons on Kingdom Quest ride, and see your favorite characters on screen.
Perfect indoor activity for a hot day in San Antonio with kiddos! Interactive and fun, educational, hands on experience. A little difficult to find as it’s located inside a mall, but once you’re inside there’s signage to direct you. Would go again!
10. Dallas: JFK Assassination and Sixth Floor Museum Tour
Explore the history and the world of conspiracies around the tragic assassination of former president John F. Kennedy. Travel to Dealey Plaza, where you can look out over the Grassy Knoll where the assassination took place. The tour includes museum tickets to the Sixth Floor Museum located in Dealey Plaza. From there, head to the John F. Kennedy Memorial. The memorial is surrounded by soaring concrete walls that appear to float, capturing the feeling of loss felt around the world following Kennedy’s assassination. End your tour by visiting the home of Lee Harvey Oswald. Learn about the conspiracies around Oswald before being dropped off in downtown Dallas.
If you like “living history” that you can walk among and see/feel, this is a MUST! Lots of great, not commonly known, facts about the Assassination event. Plus, a very helpful tour of Dallas. If you have 4 hours to spend while in Dallas, this is a MUST DO!
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I gave a 5 star because they are a small family owned business. I'm from Chicago and to be honest it was kind of boring. So use to fast pace hustle and bustle of my city it was kinda quiet and underwhelming BUT im glad we went.
Chris was our tour guide and an excellent tour guide at that , my favorite part of the small guided tour was the gelato dessert truck I was able to see the inside of the capital and a lot of attractions along the way
Preston is THE Best tour guide ever! So knowledgeable about the real history of Dallas!
Totally recommend to just buy the all year season pass excellent for the family
Was a great experience, perfect spot for family activities