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Dallas City Guide

Dallas Organized Tours Overview

©2006 Fort Worth Convention and Visitor's Bureau Take a guided tour to learn interesting facts about the Fort Worth Stockyards.

Art lovers enjoy Dallas's free Arts District Stroll, held on the first Saturday of the month, meeting at the Trammell and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art.

Romantics favor the monthly "Dine-A-Round" aboard Dallas's McKinney Avenue Trolley. It takes up to 30 couples to three different restaurants for appetizers, entrees, and dessert, serving wine on the trolley between stops.

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A unique way to tour the western portion of the metro area is aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad (709 S Main St, Grapevine), which runs from Grapevine to the Fort Worth Stockyards from April through Labor Day.

While at the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, you can also take a guided talking tour, offered daily. The tours include stops at Cattlemen's Catwalk for a view of the cattle pens; the Cowtown Coliseum that's home to the world's first indoor rodeo, Mule Alley, which was once called the world's finest stables; and Billy Bob's Texas, still holding the record as the world's biggest honky tonk.

The Dallas area features the only Mobil Five-Star hotel in Texas: The Mansion on Turtle Creek. Find out about this luxury destination and other lodging options on the next page.

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