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 Tuesday - Sunday (closed Mondays), year-round for guided tours of the ranch. Tour the famed Ewing Mansion and relive 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, tour the famous Ewing Mansion inside and out with a tour guide, and feel free to stroll the beautiful grounds and outbuildings at your leisure afterwards.
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 hour and run continuously throughout the day. We are open Tuesday through Sunday. CLOSED: Mondays, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
(Christmas Eve until 3:00 pm)
Daily tours start at 10:15 am and run every hour. The last guided tour of the day begins at 3:15pm.
Please be present in the gift shop 15 minutes prior to your tour time.
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 chance 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.
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. Guests can shop here for Dallas-inspired men's and ladies apparel, decor and accessories.