September 30 thru October 3, 2009
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The Sixth Floor Museum and Dealey Plaza
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is located on the sixth and
seventh floors of an early 20th-century warehouse known in 1963 as
the Texas School Book Depository. Opened on Presidents Day 1989, the
Museum has since welcomed more than 6 million visitors from around
the world—people of all ages seeking information and understanding
about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22,
1963. Museum tours are self-guided.
Ewing’s Southfork Ranch
Visitors are welcome to run loose
on the grounds, too. Check out Jock Ewing's original 1978 Lincoln
Continental and shop for Texas-inspired apparel and more at Lincolns
and Longhorns. Hungry? Grab a bite at Miss Ellie's Deli. Southfork
T-shirts, Texas collectibles and other souvenirs can be found in the
Ranch Roundup gift shop at the visitor’s center.
The World's Largest Honky Tonk
Get more than just a taste of the Lone Star State at Billy Bob's
Texas. You can dance the night away to a performance from the rockin'
house band, or one of the visiting artists. Billy Bob's even offer
dance lessons for those with two left boots. If you've still got a
hankering for some fun, head to the casino arcade and try your hand
at a few video games!
Stockyards Championship Rodeo
For thrills and spills, this is one of
the best rodeos around. Events include bull riding, team roping,
barrel racing, calf roping, and more... Rodeos every Friday and
Saturday night in the Cowtown Coliseum
Fort Worth Longhorn Cattle Drive
DON'T MISS OUR TWICE DAILY CATTLE DRIVES
AT 11:30AM AND 4:00PM!
Dallas Heritage Village and
City Bus Tour
Dallas Heritage Village is
a living history museum that portrays life in North Texas between
1840 and 1910. Spread over 13 acres, the village contains 38
historic structures including a bank, church, farm, hotel and a
saloon. Costumed interpreters make the village come alive through
their stories of life in that era.
Texas State Fair
Sep 25, 2009 - Oct 18, 2009
(Optional Side Trip)
The State Fair of Texas runs for 24 days. With more than 70 rides--
including the 212 foot Texas Star Ferris Wheel, and a parade through
the park every night.
The Fair covers 227 acres and would do
nicely for a side trip on your own…