For thirteen years, television sets were tuned into 356 episodes of Dallas, one of the longest running TV series in history. Viewers made themselves home at Southfork, the ranch the Ewings called home and where the world was a weekly guest. Now you can visit this famous Texas ranch in person and see for yourself the lifestyle portrayed in the series.
Today, Southfork continues to welcome visitors from around the world, who come to see where Dallas was filmed and to experience the lifestyle made famous by the Ewings.
Whether you are an individual traveler or part of a group tour, Southfork is open daily, year round for guided tours of the ranch. Tour the famed Ewing Mansion and re-live exciting moments from the series in the Dallas Legends exhibit, featuring an exciting array of memorabilia from the series.
See the gun that shot J.R., Lucy's Wedding Dress, the Dallas Family Tree, and Jock's Lincoln Continental. Relax on a guided tour of the ranch grounds. Eat at Miss Ellie's Deli and shop in two themed retail stores, offering a diverse selection of clothing, accessories, gifts, and collectibles.
Tour tickets are sold inside the Southfork Ranch gift shop, as well as online. It is not necessary to pre-purchase a tour ticket however they are available online if you choose to pre-purchase. All customers must print tour confirmation email receipt and present upon arrival for their tour. Tour tickets are only valid for date booked.
Tours depart from the Visitors Center about every 30-45 minutes, and run continuously throughout the day. We are open daily and year-round, with the exception of Christmas and Thanksgiving Day.
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Christmas Eve until 3:00 pm)
Daily tours start at 10:15 am and run every 45 minutes.The last guided tour of the day begins at 4:15 pm.
To make reservations for groups of 15 or larger, please contact us at 972-442-7800.
The Southfork Ranch tour starts from the Visitors Center where a tram will take you and our other tour groups to the famous Ewing Mansion. You'll have a change to hear a history of the ranch, and see Texas longhorns and American quarter horses along the way.Group Tours & Menus
At the Ewing Mansion, a tour guide will share interesting tidbits about the years of filming, both past and present, and provide insight into the TV characters of the Ewings. Guests are given a full guided tour of the "most famous White House west of D.C." You'll even see J.R.'s famous bedroom!
As you depart the Mansion, you'll be free to stroll through the ranch grounds. Be sure to stop and visit Lincoln's and Longhorns where you'll find Jock Ewing's original 1978 Lincoln Continental. Guests can shop here for Dallas-inspired men's and ladies apparel, decor, and accessories.
You'll also want to stop by the Ranch RoundUp shop in the Visitors Center, featuring a wide selection of Southfork gift items and Texas collectibles.