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Every passenger that accompanies EXPLORE DALLAS TOURS is guaranteed an accomplished tour guide and a veteran of conducting over 700 tours since 2010. A 6th generation Texan, a resident of Dallas since 1985 and a graduate of SMU in Dallas, conducts...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 6 October 2019

Our group had a fantastic day with John on our tour of the highlights of Ft. Worth. He has a great deal of local knowledge and is clearly in love with his native Texas. We hit several great high spots in a quick paced afternoon...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 21 March 2019

John from Explore Dallas Tours was an excellent tour guide with a vast knowledge and pride in his city. Even before we arrived he took the time to email us several detailed options for the tour, for restaurants, places to see on our own and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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John E, Owner at Explore Dallas Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2019

Thanks for your kind words and recommendations! Your review reflects the surprises expressed by many about the interesting features Dallas has to offer. That you appreciated the pre-planning and the tour commentary that led to a more enjoyable Dallas visit speaks well of the quality...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018

John Estes via Explore Dallas Tours is the quintessential tour guide with unparalleled knowledge of Dallas. For my keen interests in the JFK assassination, he conducted a tour of Dealey Plaza and the surrounding landmarks and attractions associated with that occurrence on November 22, 1963....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

John was a fabulous tour leader. He is very knowledgeable about Dallas and Ft. Worth and is a pleasure to be with. John made our trip to Dallas a memorable experience. I would highly recommend him.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

I own a Bed and Breakfast (The Villas of Ovila) south of Dallas and my son setup a tour with John to take my sister and her husband around DFW for a guided tour and for me to check it out to possibly recommend to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

I live in Minnesota but visit family and friends in North Texas every winter and spring. This year I booked a tour of Fort Worth with Explore Dallas Tours and what a delightful day it turned out to be. The tour coordinator, John, is very...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We were in Dallas for 36 hours, so we certainly didn't expect to become familiar with this great city. However, the opposite is true after our wonderful tour with John Estes. Within 4 hours we were able to explore the Arts District and its beautiful...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

John Estes, the owner & our tour guide for the day, is very professional, an eloquent speaker, and a Texas native who clearly loves Dallas! We had the four hour tour and fell in love with Dallas. The art district, the museums, SMU, & the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

John customized the tour for us. He was highly informative. Definitely recommend it! We learned all about JFK, SMU, Highland Park and many other neighborhoods and landmarks in Dallas.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

We spent a wonderful afternoon exploring Dallas with John. We were shown various neighborhoods, the cultural district as well as learning much about the History of Dallas. It was especially neat to view the city from the top floor of one of the beautiful buildings....More

Date of experience: October 2016
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7 May 2018|
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