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Up to 51% Off Winery Tour

North Texas Winery Tours

Downtown Mckinney

$99 $59

Five- to six-hour tours exploring local vineyards in the North Texas region.

55% Off Aerobatic Airplane Discovery Flight

Four Winds Aviation

McKinney

$400 $179

After you're strapped into the passenger seat, an experienced pilot performs barrel rolls and loops

Up to 51% Off Airplane Tour for Two

Dallas Fort Worth Air Tours

McKinney, TX Airport

$295 $145

A flight over Dallas provides views of lakes, parks, and skyscrapers

East Texas Gators and Wildlife Park – Up to Half Off Admission

East Texas Gators and Wildlife Park

Grand Saline

$12 $6

Park in which guests can safely view alligators and variety of other wildlife; hands-on experience for people of all ages

Up to 50% Entry to Heritage Farmstead Museum

Heritage Farmstead Museum

Plano

$10 $5

Docent leads groups through Victorian-era grounds that re-create turn-of-the-century Texas Blackland Prairie culture

Up to Half Off at Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge

Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge

Tyler

$20 $10

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From behind a double fence, watch more than 40 types of rescued big cats in environs that simulate their native habitats

50% Off Tour of Witherspoon Distillery

Witherspoon Distillery

Lewisville

$50 $27.50

Tour guides give folks behind-the-scenes look at how whiskey and rum are made

55% Off Scavenger-Hunt Adventure Race

The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race

Iron Cactus

$55 $25

Teams race to solve clues and strategize to win cash prizes and awards during urban race; music and drink specials at post-race party

Up to 46% Off Historic Tours from Segway Nation

Segway Nation

Segway Nation

$69 $37

Pick a historic segway tour, such as the extended Executive tour, in one of three Texas cities

Half Off at Frontiers of Flight Museum for 2 or 4

Frontiers of Flight Museum

Northwest Dallas

$16 $8

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Collection of aeronautic artifacts houses the Apollo 7 command module, Hindenburg salvage, and more than 30 vintage aircraft

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Downtown Dallas

$16 $8

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As part of a mission to combat indifference, audio guides narrate three pivotal stories from April 19, 1943 amid historic artifacts

Up to 58% Off Admission to Old-Fashioned Fourth

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Cedars

$20 $9

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Festival recreates a Fourth of July celebration in Dallas set in the period from 1840 to 1910

African American Museum – Up to 45% Off Rodeo Admission

African American Museum

Fair Park

$20 $12

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A rodeo that helps celebrate the history of African American cowboys features bull riding, steer wrestling, and barrel racing

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McKinney, Texas’s Chestnut Square Historic Village recreates life from 1850-1930 on a campus that features six historic houses, a one-room schoolhouse, a chapel, and a general store. The surrounding buildings also include a blacksmith shop, a smoke house, and a chapel, all filled with period artifacts from the 19th century. Visit during a Living History Day to see costumed actors farming, baking, embroidering cushions, or tending to the old-fashioned gardens. Visitors can even step inside the old schoolhouse for a lesson on the region’s history or argue in favor of putting James A. Garfield on every piece of U.S. currency.

For a more in-depth look at the square, follow a guide on a daytime tour, which delves into the buildings’ pasts. On the Village’s haunted tours, you can try to catch a glimpse of an apparition with a lantern light. Patrons can get an additional taste of the past at the weekly farmers market, which showcases fresh vegetables and is visited by Chester the Cat, the square’s resident feline who normally hangs out at Dixie’s Store.

311 S Chestnut St
McKinney,
TX
US

To stroll the grounds of The Heritage Farmstead Museum is to walk into a living vestige of the past. A turn about the 4.5-acre property reveals a blacksmith shop and bookshelves filled with Victorian-era tomes. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, these grounds are dedicated to preserving turn-of-the-century Texas Blackland Prairie culture.

The museum's rich history begins with businessman Hunter Farrell, who built the main house for his wife, Mary Alice, more than a century ago. Since being passed down the familial line, the property has been preserved and restored for the thousands of visitors who examine its artifacts, admire its architecture, and traverse its grounds each year. School programs, summer camps, and daily tours provide an immersive look into the lives of the people who populated the Plano area from 1890–1920, and a slew of rotating and permanent exhibits re-create such sites as a North Texas schoolhouse from 1895.

1900 W 15th St
Plano,
TX
US

At The Gentle Zoo, youngsters feed pigs, pat ducklings, and interact with the other fuzzy residents. Elsewhere on the zoo’s 10 acres, guests can leap about on the bounce house, blast corn from the corn cannon, navigate the maze, or enjoy a leisurely ride on the tractor train. Such attractions enthrall kids at onsite birthday parties, while the mobile petting zoo’s 12–15 staff-supervised animals offer nuzzles and create memories in children's minds. The creatures also hit the road for the animal-encounters program, which combines hands-on animal contact with educational 45-minute presentations. The Gentle Zoo donates its proceeds from the program to its Creature Connection, Inc. nonprofit, which rehabilitates rescue animals before they participate in outreach programs for foster children and at-risk youth.

12600 Fm 2932
Forney,
TX
US

While attending Austin College, two important things happened to Kirby and Kristi Carmichael: they fell in love with art, and with each other. When Kirby moved to Italy after graduation to expand his pottery education, Kristi followed. During that time, she discovered she had a knack for majolica painting––a craft that Renaissance-era artists used to decorate vases, jars, and plates, all of which Leonardo da Vinci invented. The couple realized they had a sturdy link between their talents, and eventually returned to the United States jobless, engaged, and ready to share what they'd learned.

In October 2005, the Carmichaels opened Quiggly's Clayhouse, where potters and painters alike have since been crafting masterpieces and sharpening their skills with lessons. The studio's flexible walk-in availability encourages artists to visit whenever inspiration strikes—be it for painting pottery, sculpting clay, fusing glass, or forging mosaics. Frequent themed events also bring groups together in the name of casual creativity, including adult wheel nights, ladies’ nights, and kids’ nights.

1344 E Belt Line Rd
Richardson,
TX
US

In 2007, the North Texas Event Center underwent a renovation that transformed a former call center into four fairytale ballrooms and a museum for classic cars. The gleaming Gull Wings, Alpha Romeos, and M6s catalyzed the project, as their owners sought a way to share their collections with the public. This desire dovetailed with the designs of city officials, who wanted to create an enduring cultural institution in Richardson and a way to see the cars without masquerading as stop signs. In order to realize this dream and reverse signs of aging in the 1980 building, contractors installed gleaming parquet floors valued at $2 million, and built out rooms with vaulted ceilings, broad stages, or bars. A crew of event planners oversees the chambers, which range from 1,883 to 14,000 square feet, and contain surprises such as 360 degrees of white drapes and a marble gazebo.

677 W Campbell Rd
Richardson,
TX
US

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4519 Ashwood Drive
Mesquite,
TX
US