When a person references a “tourist trap” in a particular location, notions of long lines with an overhyped and overpriced attraction that falls far short of expectations typically comes to mind. But that’s not always true. There are numerous places to visit in Dallas – Fort Worth that are beautiful, inspirational, historical, downright fun, and even FREE that are totally worth visiting by locals and tourists alike. Here are 16 tourist hot spots where your pocketbook can stay closed, although surrounding food and drink temptations are on you:

How many of these 16 “tourist traps” have you visited? Did you find them worthy of your time? While all these mentioned above are FREE (a huge plus here), The Dallas – Fort Worth area has many other tourist-worthy places that do come with a fee. Do you have any in particular that you’d recommend? We’d love for you to share your thoughts in the comments below.

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