Frisco is a vibrant city just a short drive north of Dallas, known for its blend of modern amenities, sports attractions, shopping, and cultural experiences. If you're visiting Frisco, here are some tours and activities to pencil in on your list of ways to tour the city.
We'll start with tours related to the sports amenities in Frisco because, after all, we are proud to be Sports City USA.
Dallas Cowboys Headquarters Tour
The Star is the Dallas Cowboys' state-of-the-art training facility, headquarters, and serves as a hub for sports and entertainment. Guided tours allow you behind the scenes access to a day in the life of a Dallas Cowboys player, with options to get an exclusive lapel pin, authentic letter from Jerry Jones, and event day-approved tote. The latest addition, Meet Jerry Jones – An Interactive Experience, is an interactive technology-driven hologram featuring Dallas Cowboys’ Hall of Fame Owner, President, and General Manager Jerry Jones where you get to ask the questions. It's available as part of the Owner’s Experience Tour or through a private group tour. The Star tours range from $40-80 and kick off at the Miller Lite House, just steps from Tostitos Championship Plaza.
Riders Field Tour
Baseball fans can enjoy guided tours of the home to the Frisco RoughRiders, a minor league affiliate of the Texas Rangers. Learn about the ballpark's history and behind-the-scenes spots most people don't even know exist! Group tours (for 20 or more people) last 45 minutes and cost $8 per person.
Toyota Stadium Tour
Soccer lovers can explore Toyota Stadium, home to Major League Soccer team FC Dallas and the National Soccer Hall of Fame. See gameday locker rooms, field level, press box, press conference room, and more. The 45-minute tours are available for groups of eight or more and cost $15 per person.
Esports has become a significant and rapidly growing industry, attracting a large fan base, sponsorships, and media attention. Groups can take a tour through Complexity Gaming in Frisco to learn about the increasing collaboration between traditional sports and esports, as well as the organization's commitment to professionalism and excellence in the gaming world. Complexity Gaming's public space, the Lenovo Legion Esports Center, is open to the public for free game play during open hours and designated days.
Dining Tour at The Star
For a convenient, done-for-you experience, Lone Star Food Tours will give you a taste (literally) of both dining and shopping in The Star District. Join local guides on this Frisco food tour and enjoy big bites of local cuisine and a bit of history. The Star District walking food tour is a two and a half hour experience and costs $119 per person, which includes food, cocktails, and gratuity for servers.
Ready to tour some of the beautiful arts and explore the history and culture in Frisco? Look no further than these opportunities to experience, learn, and take it the sights.
National Videogame Museum
For gaming enthusiasts, the National Videogame Museum is a must-visit. Take a guided tour to learn about the history of video games, see rare artifacts, and even play some classic games. Tickets range from $10-12, and memberships are available for those ready to go back for even more fun
Texas Sculpture Garden Tour
Enjoy the outdoors with a visit to the Texas Sculpture Garden, located at the HALL Park. Stroll through the garden and admire a collection of contemporary sculptures by renowned artists. This self-guided walking tour through the four-acre park is free and begins at 6801 Gaylord Pkwy. Frisco, TX 75034.
Walking and Biking Trails
Frisco offers numerous walking and biking trails so you can tour the outdoors at your own pace. Discover the scenic routes of these trails: Beavers Bend Trail, Taychas Trail, College Parkway Trail, Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt, and Caddo Trail, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. Use this interactive Frisco Trails Story Map for hike and bike trail locations across the city.
Museum of the American Railroad
This one-of-a-kind museum features an impressive collection of historic trains and railway artifacts. From guided walking tours of the retired engines to overlooking the model-sized cityscape, the Museum of the American Railroad and TrainTopia are ideal for history buffs and train aficionados. Walking tours the Museum of the American Railroad are about one hour and range from $5-10. TrainTopica's Model Train Exhibit is a self-guided tour with visits usually lasting 30-60 minutes and costs $10.
Frisco Heritage Museum
Explore the history of Frisco through interactive exhibits and guided tours at the Frisco Heritage Museum. Learn about the city's railroad roots, early settlers, and how it has transformed into the modern city it is today. Admission to the Heritage Museum is free and tickets to the 90-minute guided walking tour are $10.
Grab Your Own Guide
Remember to check ahead of time for any tour availability, timings, and booking requirements. Frisco offers a diverse range of activities catering to different interests, from free things to do to unique restaurants, and kid-centric attractions. Subscribe to Visit Frisco's enewsletter to stay informed on what to do when visiting Frisco. Grab your own Official Visitor's Guide (download instantly or request a printed guide in the mail) here.