3 Day Dallas-Fort Worth Area Itinerary

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3 Day Dallas-Fort Worth Area Itinerary

Things are always bigger in Texas, and the Dallas-Fort Worth area is no exception. But if you’ve only got a few days to explore, you might feel overwhelmed trying to plan the perfect itinerary.

If you’re new to the city and traveling with a group, trip-planning can get even more complicated. With so many attractions to see and so little time, who wants to deal with trying to stay organized without getting lost?

Longhorn Charter Bus can help take the stress out of group transportation with a comfortable charter bus or minibus rental tailored to your group’s needs. You’ll be able to focus on spending time with one another and soaking in a new city without dealing with navigation, traffic, parking, and more.

No matter what your trip entails, we’ve got the experience and resources to make it run smoothly from beginning to end. We’ve helped groups of all kinds organize transportation for weddings, corporate events, school trips, sports teams, private outings, and more.

Wherever you're planning on going in Texas, let Longhorn Charter Bus be a part of your journey. We service a majority of Texas, including major cities like Austin, Houston, El Paso, San Antonio, and more. 

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Because we know how difficult the legwork of trip-planning can be, we did it for you. Keep reading to see our clients’ top locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Planning a Dallas trip but have less time? Check out our 2-day Dallas itinerary for more ideas! 

Where to Stay

Before hitting the road, you’ll want to find comfortable accommodations for everyone. While you’ll be traveling all around the area for the full Dallas-Fort Worth experience, we suggest staying near the downtown area for easy accessibility to major highways and top attractions:


Omni Dallas Hotel

Address: 555 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75202

Phone: (214) 744-6664


NYLO Dallas South Side

Address: 1325 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75215

Phone: (214) 421-1080


Sheraton Dallas Hotel

Address: 400 N Olive St, Dallas, TX 75201

Phone: (214) 922-8000


Warwick Melrose- Dallas

Address: 3015 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219

Phone: (214) 521-5151

Fairmont Hotel

Address: 1717 N Akard St, Dallas, TX 75201

Phone: (214) 720-2020

How to Get Around

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There are many options for transportation around the Dallas-Fort Worth area, but they aren’t the most effective with groups. Tourists can rely on DART in Dallas and the T in Fort Worth, rideshare apps, or cabs, but trying to keep a group organized and together on public transportation is challenging. Costs can quickly add up the bigger your group is, and it’s easier to get lost with more people to account for.

Save time, money, and stress with a personal charter bus rental dedicated to your group’s trip. Your group can travel to each destination together, organized, and hassle-free the entire time. Longhorn Charter Bus is the top-rated charter bus rental company in Texas for a reason: we offer an extensive network of bus options to choose from, ranging from comfortable minibuses to spacious motorcoaches, meaning we can find the perfect transportation solution for your group.

See the Best of the Big D

Not sure what to see while you’re here? Our transportation experts created an itinerary based on our clients’ favorite attractions in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington:

Day 1:

Start at the Dallas World Aquarium in Dallas.


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Dallas World Aquarium

Address: 1801 N Griffin St, Dallas, TX 75202

Phone: (214) 720-2224

Start your trip with one of everyone’s favorite Dallas attractions. Spectate exotic birds, mammals, fish, and more in the West End Historic District of downtown Dallas. Perfect for both adults and children, this learning experience is the best way to start your trip. After a morning of exploration and walking around, enjoy lunch at one of the available restaurants.


Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Address: 2201 N Field St, Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: (214) 428-5555

Whether your groups has children or not, the Perot Museum is a fun learning experience for all. This museum features a variety of exhilarating films and exhibits that cover all topics, like fossils, minerals, sports, the earth, the universe, technology, and the human body. You can easily spend a whole day here, but an afternoon will have to suffice.


Dinner at the Social House Uptown and explore historic Uptown

Address: 2708 Routh St, Dallas, TX 75201

Phone: (214) 999-0046

Get the true taste of Dallas by having your bus drop you off in Uptown. With endless trendy restaurants, bars, and shops to choose from, you’ll never run out of things to do. The Social House is a local Dallas favorite due to its beautiful patio and adult playground with giant Jenga, bubble soccer, and trash can pong. Plus, they have 100 beers on tap. Afterwards, explore the historic district and hop on the McKinney Avenue Trolley to experience the nightlife.

End day going back to your hotel.

Day 2:

Start day at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington.


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Tour the AT&T Stadium

Address: 1 AT&T Way, Arlington, TX 76011

Phone: (817) 892-4000

Whether you’re a Dallas Cowboys fan or not, you still need to stop by the AT&T stadium to really embrace the culture of the Dallas area. This stadium currently stands as the largest domed stadium and can hold up to 80,000 fans at once. Even if you’re not a sports fan, the stadium houses artwork and features a guided tour where you can see private suites, the press box, locker rooms, and the field. Tours start in the morning, so have your bus take you to Arlington bright and early for a new day of adventure.

Afternoon & Evening:

Six Flags Over Texas

Address: 2201 E Road to Six Flags St, Arlington, TX 76010

Phone: (817) 640-8900

You can’t visit Dallas without experiencing Six Flags over Texas. Because there are so many rides and attractions in the amusement park, we recommend spending the rest of your day here. Luckily, Longhorn Charter Bus specializes transporting groups for amusement park trips, so we’ll know the best place for drop-off and pick up so you can head straight to the fun. Enjoy lunch and dinner at one of the many restaurants in the park.

End day heading back to your hotel.

Day 3:

Start day at the Stockyards in Fort Worth.


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Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District

Address: 130 E Exchange Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76164
Phone: (817) 624-4741

Have you ever been to a living museum? The Stockyards is a tribute to the Wild West and are a Fort Worth must-see. There are daily cattle drives, restaurants that serve classic cowboy grub, a museum, the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, the Texas Trail of Fame, and so much more. It’s easy to spend a whole day here, so make sure you plan strategically so you can see everything. Make sure you grab a meal before your next stop.


Kimbell Art Museum

Address: 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Phone: (817) 332-8451

After a morning of exploring the Wild West, have your bus drop you off at the Kimbell Art Museum. As one of the top small museums in the world, you can view works of art that span across history from Rembrandt to Monet. The building features beautiful architecture everyone can enjoy and a sculpture garden designed by Isamu Noguchi.


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Sundance Square

Address: 201 Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Phone: (817) 255-5700

As your last stop on your trip, get a historic glimpse of Fort Worth at the Sundance Square in the heart of the city. This square has been a staple since the 1800s and features a variety of shops, restaurants, and bars. Parking is extremely hard to find, but you won’t have to worry when you’ve got a bus rental to drop you off. Enjoy delicious food and the beauty of Fort Worth before it’s time to say goodbye!

End day going back to your hotel.

Ride in Dallas with Longhorn Charter Bus

With Longhorn Charter Bus, you’re in complete control of your trip. While the above itinerary suggests our clients’ favorite attractions, we can help you plan a personalized trip tailored to you. We helps groups of ever kind organize transportation for a variety of events, and we can help you too. Call us any time at 1-844-447-2779 for a free, no-obligation quote.