Do you like playing tour guide in your own town? If so, that’s great — stick around until the end of this piece to share your expertise.
If you’d rather leave the fun fact-sharing, backward walking, and finger-pointing to the pros, we’ve got you covered with five tours around Funkytown. This list is great for new residents, visiting friends, or longtime locals who want to dive deep into Cowtown.
Stockyards Walking Tour 🐄
Cowtown Cattlepen Maze, 145 E. Exchange Ave. | Daily | Times vary | $5+
Step back into the Wild West with a guided historic tour of Exchange Avenue featuring timeless stories.
Bonus: Hop on a bus tour if you’re ready get off your feet after a long day.
Bike and BBQ Tour 🚲
Pedego Electric Bikes, 129 W. Leuda St. | Wednesday - Saturday | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | $125
Hop on a Pedego electric bike and cruise through downtown sites, Panther Island, the Trinity Trails, and the Stockyards + chow down at Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que.
Bonus: There is also a mural tour along the Trinity River.
Ghost Tour 👻
Cowtown Winery, 128 E. Exchange Ave., Ste. 610 | Thursday + Saturday | 7 p.m. + 8 p.m. | $17+
Don’t get spooked while you uncover the unsavory and paranormal past of the Stockyards with stops at the Cadillac Hotel, Miss Molly’s B&B + the Stockyards Hotel.
Bonus: Check out the area’s unsavory events on the Friday night crime tour.
Downtown Segway Adventure
Cowtown Segway Tours & Adventure, 213 W. 8th St. | Daily | Times vary | $65+
Roll through Panther City on a 90-minute segway tour full of fun facts and photo ops.
Epic Helicopter Tour 🚁
Fort Worth Meacham Airport, 201 American Concourse | Tuesday-Saturday | 3 p.m. | $425+ for three people
Take to the sky with an aerial tour that buzzes downtown, the Stockyards, the Cultural District, and the University area.
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