The 10 Best Guided Tours in Texas!

Texas has one of the most diverse and storied histories of any state in the union. With so many beautiful, historic, and downright amazing places to choose from, the best way to enjoy them is through a guided tour. Get all of the facts and background information about the most fascinating places with these 10 memorable guided tours in Texas.

1. NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX

“Houston, we have a problem.” We’ve all heard those famous words before. Come to Houston to experience the NASA Johnson Space Center and on a 90-minute all ages tour, learn how the problem was solved. 

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2. The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Dallas, TX

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is located on the Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas. The museum offers daily tours with features including a full-size Oval Office replica and much more. Guests can use a handheld audio guide to provide insight while they tour through the museum. 

3. Ghost Tours of Galveston, Galveston, TX

Receiving accolades ranging from “Best of Galveston” to “Best Guided Land Tour,” the Ghost Tours of Galveston are a must-experience and a local favorite. The guide provides historical context and personal accounts while leading visitors through the haunted island. 

4. The Alamo, San Antonio, TX

Remember to visit the Alamo. That’s how the saying goes, right? Tours at the Alamo include a battlefield tour, an audio tour, an after-hours tour, and a VIP tour with even greater attention to detail.

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5. The Magnolia Trail, Waco, TX

Fans of HGTV’s TV show “Fixer Upper” won’t be able to stop themselves from taking the Magnolia Trail tour. The tour passes through shops, restaurants, and attractions mentioned on the show. 

6. John F. Kennedy Sixth Floor Museum, Dallas, TX

Conspiracy theorists and history lovers alike will enjoy the tours and special exhibits celebrating the assassinated president’s life at the spot where he died. The incredible tours provided by this museum are truly some of the most fascinating you will ever experience. 

7. Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park is one of the most beautiful parks in the country. Visitors can choose from luxury SUVs and Jeeps for guided tours throughout the park. You’ve never seen sights quite like these. 

8. The Texas State Capitol, Austin, TX

Built in 1888, the Texas State Capitol is one of the most staggering in the country. Free guided tours of the capitol start every 30-45 minutes and last for about half an hour.

9. Natural Bridge Caverns, San Antonio, TX

The Natural Bridge Caverns are the largest in Texas. Discovered in 1960 by four college students, the limestone bridge covers 60 feet and remains a cool 70 degrees during every time of year. 

10. Stockyards Station, Fort Worth, TX

The Fort Worth Stockyards offers many kinds of tours, including the guided walking tour, group tours, and the “Western Experience.” Fort Worth gained prominence for shipping over 160 million livestock. Visitors can “experience the Old West in an authentic but modern setting.” 

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