Stockyards Championship Rodeo

10 day sample itinerary

Culture and Cowboys Multi Centre

Where the western adventure meets city excitment

Texas is a wonderful mix of wide open spaces, and vibrant modern cities. Experience the best of both sides of the USA’s second largest state on this 10 day suggested multi centre.

Start your Texas adventure with a stay in the cosmopolitan city of Dallas before heading out through the picturesque North Texas Hill Country to the small town of Graham and the luxurious Wildcatter Ranch where you can try your hand at all things cowboy in comfort and style.

Complete your Texas holiday with a stay in Fort Worth. Known as the ‘City of Cowboys and Culture’ this city perfectly blends together the essence of the American West with the vibrant nightlife, spectacular restaurants, stylish boutiques, museums and galleries you would expect of any contemporary city.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Hop on the historic McKinney Avenue Trolley to explore Downtown Dallas
  • Lean about the life of John F. Kennedy at the Sixth Floor Museum
  • Enjoy a taste of cowboy life at the Wildcatter Ranch
  • Learn the Texas Two-Step at Billy Bob's Texas in Fort Worth
  • Bag a bargain with tax free shopping in Texas
  • Catch a Dallas Cowboys game at the AT&T Stadium

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
10 days
Guide Price
£1,799 per person
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
  • Dallas

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Enjoy the view from the GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower
    • Browse the boutiques in Highland Park Village
    • Savour a craft beer from a local brewery
    • Head Uptown for a lively bars and restaurants
  • Texas Ranches

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Take a guided trail ride through the Texas Hill Country
    • Soak up the sun in the infinity edged pool
    • Learn roping skills from the ranch cowboys
    • Relax in your upscale western decor cabin suite or hotel room
  • Fort Worth

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Dance the night away at Billy Bob's Texas honky-tonk
    • Watch the twice daily cattle drive at the Stockyards National Historic District
    • Enjoy a craft brew along the Fort Worth Ale Trail
    • Shop 'til you drop at Tanger Outlets
Dallas

Discover the history of John F Kennedy at the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza or learn the story of Dallas County at the Old Red Museum of Dallas County History and Culture. 
Take a free trip on the historic McKinney Avenue Trolley Uptown where you will find an array of restaurants and bars to satisfy your appetite, if you are looking to enjoy some live country music as you eat then the Rustic, with its award winning backyard patio is a must. Take a trail ride at the Texas Horse Park to ready your skills before you leave Dallas for your ranch adventure. Head to the Bishops Arts District to explore the unique boutiques, galleries, bars and restaurants or take a trip up the Reunion Tower for a bird’s eye view of the city. 
Get your thrills at the Zero Gravity Amusement Park and having worked up an appetite, head to Deep Ellum to find out why food is such a big deal in Dallas.

Highlights

Texas Ranches

Leave the bright lights of the city behind you as you make your way through the scenic North Texas Hill Country for your stay at the luxurious Wildcatter Ranch in Graham. Explore picturesque meadows by creeks and ravines, on a horseback trail ride accompanied by your cowboy guide. Try your hand at archery or skeet shooting or head down to Conner Creek where you can spot wildlife as you canoe along this beautiful waterway. Pop into Graham, just a 10 minute drive from Wildcatter Ranch where you can stroll along the historic downtown area or catch a movie at the iconic Graham Drive-in theatre. Back on the ranch, learn some cowboy skills like roping and cattle driving, or indulge in a therapeutic massage and unwind with a dip in the infinity-edge pool. Enjoy a delicious Mesquite grilled steak at the Dinner Bell restaurant and round out your day with a drink at the Blowout Saloon before retiring to your hotel room or cabin suite whose custom upscale western décor, furniture and artwork help bring to life the cowboy and Native American culture of Wildcatter Ranch.

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Fort Worth

Head to Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth to experience the world class shopping, dining and performing arts venues or stop by the Water Gardens for a moment of quiet reflection. The Cultural District is where you will find five of the city’s impressive museums gathered together in a pretty park-like setting. Discover the courage, resilience and independent spirit of the women who helped shape the West at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame or spend some time soaking up the collection at Kimbell Art Museum. No stay in Fort Worth would be complete without a visit to the Stockyards National Historic District. This is where you will find the twice daily cattle drive, lively saloons and unique western stores. Pick up some custom made boots to complete your cowboy ensemble and be sure to catch the Friday and Saturday night Stockyards Championship Rodeo.

Highlights