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Gray Line/Coach USA (tel. 800/256-4723; www.grayline.com) is the big daddy of bus tours. It offers at least six themed sightseeing tours in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. A full complement of sightseeing tours of Dallas and Fort Worth is also handled by a local company, All In One Tour Services (tel. 214/698-0332; www.allinonetourservices.com).

Dallas Surrey Services, 381 E. Greenbriar Lane (tel. 214/946-9911), offers horse-drawn carriage tours of historic Dallas 7 nights a week, weather permitting. Standard tours originate in the West End and visit Dealey Plaza and the Texas School Book Depository, Pioneer Plaza, and the Arts District, lasting about 20 minutes ($30 for up to four people). Longer, custom tours can last up to an hour ($100, four people). Belle Starre Carriages (tel. 214/855-0410) also offers horse-drawn tours of downtown Dallas, including Christmas Light Tours through Highland Park during the month of December, starting at $165 per carriage.

Hour-long, free Walking Arts District Strolls covering the zone's art and architecture are conducted the first Saturday of every month at 10:30am, leaving from in front of the Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art, 2010 Flora St. Call tel. 214/953-1977 for additional information and reservations.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.