6 days in Dallas & Fort Worth Itinerary

6 days in Dallas & Fort Worth Itinerary

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6 days in Dallas & Fort Worth Itinerary

Start: El Paso
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Dallas
— 3 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Fort Worth
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: El Paso

3
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kids will enjoy Dallas World Aquarium and Perot Museum of Nature and Science. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas, find something for the whole family at Six Flags Over Texas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cistercian Abbey.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dallas online holiday planner .

El Paso to Dallas is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from El Paso to Dallas. Traveling from El Paso in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Dallas, with lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

The Escape Game Dallas, Six Flags Over Texas, Cistercian Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas World Aquarium ©
Dallas World Aquarium
Six Flags Over Texas ©
Six Flags Over Texas

2
nights
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Fort Worth Zoo, and then examine the collection at Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Center for Animal Research & Education, admire the masterpieces at Kimbell Art Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Worth trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by bus from Dallas to Fort Worth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Fort Worth, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Center for Animal Research & Education, Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Fort Worth Zoo ©
Fort Worth Zoo
Kimbell Art Museum ©
Kimbell Art Museum

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