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SIGHTSEEING TOURS

From arts and architecture to the stockyards and more, go explore what Fort Worth has to offer in one of eight sightseeing tours on Sunday at Travel Exchange. See your options below and make sure to register early, as space is limited.

Note: Itineraries for all tours are subject to change.

With more than 1,400 events in 40-plus days, Grapevine is the official Christmas Capital of Texas.  With millions of magical lights, larger-than-life decorations, live entertainment and the magnificent ICE! exhibit.  Join us on this tour to experience the holiday magic of Grapevine.

Departs: Sunday, Dec. 8, at 9 a.m. from the Fort Worth Convention Center

Ends: 1 p.m. return to the Fort Worth Convention Center

Arts & Architecture (And you thought we were just longhorns and cowboys?)

Fort Worth, hosting three major art museums and the works of four Pritzker-award winners, has an art and architectural presence that might come as a great surprise. In addition, you will delight in the energy in its historically preserved downtown. Take a step back in time and learn about the families who have so generously provided to give Fort Worth this great legacy. Enjoy art ranging from Michelangelo’s first painting to Andy Warhol’s self-portrait. Light refreshments included.

Departs: Sunday, Dec. 8, at 9:30 a.m. from the Fort Worth Convention Center

Ends: 1 p.m.

Hosted by:
Visit Fort Worth
Candy Thompson, The Fun Planner
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Kimbell Art Museum

Get Wild at the Fort Worth Zoo!

Recognized as one of the top five zoos in the U.S., with over a million visitors a year, the Fort Worth Zoo is a must for all groups. The educational team at the zoo will show us all the great programs they offer for student groups and families. We will get a chance to feed the giraffes, visit Texas Wild, see MOLA—the Museum of Living Art—and do a photo safari. Bring your camera! Light lunch provided.

Departs: Sunday, Dec. 8, at 9:30 a.m. from the Fort Worth Convention Center

Ends: 1 p.m.

Hosted by:
Fort Worth Zoo
Visit Fort Worth

Influencers of the Mid-1900s and NCHA Triple Crown Futurity

Known as Fort Worth’s kingmakers, Amon G. Carter (The Editor) and Sid Richardson (The Oilman) left an extraordinary legacy in our city. In this tour you’ll learn about these great characters and their relationship with presidents and generals. We’ll also visit the Will Rogers Memorial Center, home to over 80 equestrian events year-round. You will do a behind-the-scenes tour of the National Cutting Horse Futurity event. Meet some of their athletes, see the beautiful horses in action and enjoy some Western shopping. You will also see the superb collection of works from Remington and Russell at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art and at the Sid Richardson Museum in the heart of Sundance Square.

Departs: Sunday, Dec. 8, at 9:30 a.m. from the Fort Worth Convention Center

Ends: 1 p.m.

Hosted by:
Visit Fort Worth
Candy Thompson, The Fun Planner
National Cutting Horse Association
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Sid Richardson Museum

Fort Worth Stockyards: Kick Up Your Heels and Let Yourself Go!

Fort Worth is where the West begins, and nothing embodies Western heritage better than the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. From the original brick walkways to the wooden corrals, every inch of the Stockyards tells the true history of Texas’s famous livestock industry. With so many new openings in the Stockyards, you need to see it for yourself. Your time with us includes historical walking tours, a meet-and-greet with the drovers of the Fort Worth Herd, a longhorn herd cattle drive, a line dancing class at Billy Bob’s Texas–The World largest Honky Tonk, and a visit to Mule Alley, Western saloons and shops.

Departs: Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. from the Fort Worth Convention Center

Ends: 1 p.m.

Hosted by:
Visit Fort Worth
Fort Worth Stockyards
Hyatt Place Stockyards
Billy Bob’s Texas
Cowtown Coliseum
Courtyards Stockyards
Springhill Suites Stockyards
RDTV
River Ranch
The American Paint Horse Association

Take Me Out to the Ball Park

Experience Arlington’s sports playground and developments for yourself. Our area is well known for hosting some of the best spectator sporting events, and today you will get a taste of one of them. Lunch is included.

Departs: Sunday, Dec. 8, at 9:30 a.m. from the Fort Worth Convention Center

Ends: 1 p.m.

Hosted by:
Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau
Visit Fort Worth

Fort Worth Taste Makers: Distilleries & Breweries

Taste Makers is a tour about entrepreneurs’ passion of making something special and having a bold vision with Texas roots—including coffee infused with whiskey, vodka made from black-eyed peas, Texas whiskey and delicious beer. On this tour you will visit Avoca Coffee and Black-Eyed Distilling in the Near Southside, then it’s off to Whiskey Ranch, the largest Whiskey Distillery west of the Mississippi. We will finish at Wild Acre Brewing Company, where you can try a Texas Blonde or a Billy Jenkins Bock.

Departs: Sunday, Dec. 8, at 9:30 a.m. from the Fort Worth Convention Center

Ends: 1 p.m.

Hosted by: 
Visit Fort Worth
Whiskey Ranch
Near Southside
Black Eyed Distilling
Wild Acre Brewing Company

Discover the Beauty of Texas at Wildcatter Ranch & Resort

Located west of Fort Worth in the North Texas Hill Country, Wildcatter Ranch & Resort is where you can see the stars, listen to the coyotes and maybe hear your own thoughts a little more clearly. Join us for a tour of this authentic Texas working guest ranch and learn about its guest rooms, facilities, steakhouse and activities—with the chance to meet one of trail horses at the barn. The tour will conclude with participants engaging in tomahawk throwing, archery and shooting at the range. We’ll wrap up the tour with a slow-smoked pork tenderloin BBQ sandwich with housemade catter chips and banana pudding as you head back to Fort Worth, feeding the longhorns on your way out.

Departs: Sunday, Dec. 8, at 8 a.m. from the Fort Worth Convention Center

Ends: 2 p.m.

Hosted by:
Wildcatter Ranch & Resort
Visit Fort Worth

Tacos and Margaritas

The Tacos and Margaritas Tour gives you the best way to experience Fort Worth’s amazing taco culture. Enjoy an insider’s view of Fort Worth as we visit hidden gems and familiar favorites on this guided tour. We will visit two taco spots, enjoy some of the best margaritas in town and learn about the history and influence of the Hispanic culture in our city since 1935. And in case you’re wondering: Yes, Joe T. Garcia’s is on the list!

Departs: Sunday, Dec. 8, at 9:30 a.m. from the Fort Worth Convention Center

Ends: 1 p.m.

Hosted by:
Fort Worth Food Tours
Visit Fort Worth

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