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Nasher Sculpture Center Admission
"Welcome to the Nasher Sculpture Center – a museum oasis in the heart of downtown Dallas and home to one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculptures in the world. Explore the luminous indoor and outdoor galleries to discover works by t including those by Matisse Picasso and Giacometti as well as to view special exhibitions featuring modern masters and contemporary artists. Complete your visit with lunch on the terrace at Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck and be sure to stop by the award-winning Nasher Store for one-of-a-kind gifts jewelry and décor.The Nasher Sculpture Center presents rotating exhibitions of works from the Nasher family collection as well as special exhibitions drawn from other museums and private collections. In addition to indoor gallery space the Center contains an auditorium education and research facilities
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Dallas Arts District Scavenger Hunt Adventure
"The adventure begins at the Meyersen Symphony Center and takes you on a well-designed course among historic and cultural sights past great artwork and through the city’s most active park. The tour requires approximately 1.75 miles of walking with numerous stops along the route to complete challenges and decipher clues. The game software tracks team points and posts the final score to a city leaderboard for those with a competitive edge. Using a smart phone as “the guide” allows parti leaving time to stop for some Dallas BBQ or simply enjoy the city and the scenery. Great for families friends and those ready to have fun while seeing the city! Please note that pricing is per individual but your team must book together. One voucher is valid for your team of 2-5 people.""""Turn the Dallas Arts District into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a 3-hour city walking tour. Guided from any smart phone
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Dallas Segway Tour
"1-Hour Sightseeing TourThis 1-hour Segway tour is more geared towards sightseeing and makes more photo stops to let you savor the views. Departing at either 4pm or 5:30pm from Downtown Dallas you'll receive a brief safety instruction to get you comfortable on your Segway. Then it's time to hit the streets! Cruise around Downtown Dallas and visit Dealey Plaza John F Kennedy Memorial Plaza (also known as the JFK Memorial) Victory Park and the Dallas Convention Center. Your guide will entertain you with fun facts about Dallas throughout your ride.1.5-Hour Historical TourThis 1.5-hour tour focuses on the history of Dallas. Departing at either 12pm or 2pm from Dow you'll receive a brief safety instruction to get you comfortable on your Segway. Then
From $39.00

Southfork Ranch Tips (12)

SOUTHFORK RANCH

I suppose you would have to be of a certain age to enjoy this, but there once was a television series called "Dallas" which was extremely popular. The exterior shots were filmed using the house and grounds shown in these pictures. Interior shots, however were filmed in Southern California studios.

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Rich62
May 15, 2011

Trip back to the 80`a

Southfork ranch , you get to walk round the house and property from the show Dallas .
Inside the house is not what they used on the show but outside is.
Our hotel hooked us up with a driver they use and he took us for $120.00 .

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trina1
Nov 05, 2005

JR, Sue Elen, Bobby, Pam, Elie and Co

Impossible to go to dallas without a visit to Southfork. Dallas was the first Soap serie and had huge fame in Europe. it is still broadcasted on the cable and satellite TV.

We recognized the gate, the long path, the building, the pool and the breakfast table. Indoor, the rooms seem smaller than in the serie which is normal the scenes were shot in a LA studio.

I remember all the outdoor scenes showed e windy weather. So we had the wind during our stay and I guess now it is permanent there.

At the entrance, there is a souvenir shop and a small museum mainly showing pictures. A little tram brought us from the entrance to the Ranch. The guide explained quickly the ranch story, how it had been chosen as a mythic place, its current use (tourism and wedding) and its last price (40 millions $). Nobody lives there now.

After, we were allowed to visit the rooms called : Miss Elie's bedroom, JR's bedroom, Sue Elen's bathroom? etc... But the actors never lived there.

The Jock's portrait is at the best place in the living room above the chimney.

In the neighborhood, there were pens with horses, a restaurant, a souvenir shop and a motel (for the wedding guests I guess).

Price : 7$95

It is not interesting by itself but only the for the serie remembrance.

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GUYON
Apr 30, 2005

Southfork Ranch

Internationally renowned as the filming location for the "Dallas" television series, Southfork Ranch is known the worldwide as America's most famous ranch. Today, Southfork welcomes tour visitors as well as guest to the many events that are hosted in the ranch's facilities.

For thirteen years, television sets were tuned into 356 episodes of Dallas, one of the longest running series in television history. Viewers made themselves home at Southfork, the ranch the Ewings called home and where the world was a weekly guest. Today, Southfork continues to welcome visitors from around the world, who come to see where Dallas was filmed and to experience the lifestyle made famous by the Ewings.

Whether you are an individual traveler or part of a group tour, Southfork is open daily, 'year round for guided tours of the ranch made famous by Dallas. Tour the famed Ewing Mansion and re-live exciting moments from the series in the "Dallas Legends" exhibit, featuring an exciting array of memorabilia from the series. See the gun that shot J.R., Lucy's Wedding Dress, the Dallas Family Tree, and Jock's Lincoln Continental. Relax on a guided tour of the ranch grounds. Eat at Miss Ellie's Deli and shop in two themed retail stores, offering a diverse selection of clothing, accessories, gifts, and collectibles.

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tejanasueca
Jan 17, 2005
 
 
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South Fork

A visit to South Fork north of Dallas will evoke memories of Friday nights glued to the television waiting for the Ewing family's next feud and J.R.'s latest money-making scheme.
I watched the show, now I would like to visit the place

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Sweetberry1
Oct 01, 2004

The Ewings live!!!

One can't visit Dallas without making a trip to Southfork Ranch. You ask yourself, why? Well if you don't know, this is the place where the tv series Dallas was filmed. Yes, you remember...the Ewings (J.R. and the rest of his clan)...for 13 years they made this place their home.

Today, you can tour the ranch and experience the lifestyle made famous by the Ewings. See things like the gun that shot J.R., Lucy's Wedding Dress, the Dallas Family Tree, and Jock's Lincoln Continental.

Open 363 days of the year (from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) admission to the tour is relatively cheap (Adults/$7.95 plus tax, Senior Citizens/$6.95 plus tax, Children (4-12)/$5.95 plus tax and Children 3 and under/Free) and a discount coupon is available.

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BLewJay
May 07, 2004

Southfork Ranch from the series "Dallas"

This is the ranch the television series "Dallas" was filmed at, it is quite an impressive ranch.

The world famous JR Ewing the oil baron!

This ranch is on 334 acres if land. You can take a tour for $7.95 and see the mansion, pool and famous breakfast table where so many deals were made.

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Kodi01
Apr 29, 2004

Southfork Ranch

It's not really in Dallas; it's in Parker (about 30-40 minutes away from downtown Dallas.) It's about as close to a world famous monument as the Dallas area has. It's not as big as it looks on tv, but it's worth a visit. They've added on to it in recent years...it used to just be the house and the land and a small visitor center. Now...there are ballrooms, Miss Ellie's Deli, a bigger visitor center, a rodeo-type facility, tours, horses...and the longhorn cattle are still there. The only thing missing these days is J.R. and the rest of the gang....

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Nov 18, 2002
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"Dallas,Texas--Big, Bold and Friendly!!"
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"1997 Convention to 2006 Frisco grandchildren visit"
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"Goin' through the Big D and I mean Dallas!"
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Southfork Ranch

Made famous by the TV series, Dallas, Southfork was home of a Texas oilman when it was selected for use in the TV show. Today guided tours of the house are available along with a small museum.

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Jim_Eliason
Aug 15, 2015

Southfork Ranch

Having been hooked to the Dallas soap saga in the 80's I couldn't resist this one. It bears very little resemblance to the Ewing family home on the TV series.

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phil_uk_net
Aug 26, 2002

the famous ranch of the ewing...

the famous ranch of the ewing family;you all remember this swimming-pool where the whole family starts the 1st quarrel of the morning in front of a delicious breakfast

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fabrice
Aug 24, 2002

pamela ewing(victoria...

pamela ewing(victoria principal),bobby ewing's wife,JR ewing's sister-in-law,for those who loved TV production:'Dallas'

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Aug 24, 2002

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