How about some good old fashioned Dallas love by taking your sweetheart to Southfork Ranch for Valentine's Day. Take a private tour of Southfork Mansion, enjoy a limo ride, get a candle lit dinner and sip on a Sunset Cocktail on J.R. Ewing's Balcony with this special Valentine's day treat that is sure to up the ante for the Dallas fan.
The iconic Southfork Ranch, world-famous as the home of the Ewing oil family made famous on the “Dallas” TV series, introduces the exclusive “Ewing Sunset Dinner Package” for two.
Guests’ evening will begin with limousine pickup from any location in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area. Upon arrival at Southfork Ranch, they will enjoy a sunset glass of wine on the balcony of J.R.’s bedroom at the mansion, followed by a private mansion tour led by an expert docent. The couple will also receive a $250 gift certificate to the Lincolns and Longhorns boutique, specializing in upscale Western wear, décor and accessories. A romantic steak dinner for two in Southfork’s sumptuous dining room will cap the experience.
The price for the package is $1,500 and it is being offered throughout 2013.
Reservations may be made by calling (972) 442-7800.
You can also watch season two of the original “Dallas” series' as the iconic stars have returned for season two, including
Patrick Duffy as Bobby Ewing and Linda Gray as Sue Ellen Ewing. They’ll be joined by the next generation of Ewings, who take ambition and deception to a new level. The series also stars Josh Henderson as John Ross, the son of J.R. and Sue Ellen Ewing; Jesse Metcalfe as Christopher, Bobby’s adopted son; Jordana Brewster as Elena Ramos, John Ross’ girlfriend and the former fiancée of Christopher; Julie Gonzalo as Rebecca Sutter, Christopher’s current fiancée; Brenda Strong as Bobby’s wife, Ann; and Callard Harris as Rebecca’s brother, Tommy. Season two of
the series premiered on Monday, January 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on TNT.
Purchased in 1992 by Forever Resorts Founder Rex Maughan, Southfork’s world-famous exterior architecture has been carefully preserved and its interior renovated. The mansion itself is open daily to visitors, attracting 400,000 fans of the “Dallas” series from around the world annually. Forever Resorts’ “Dallas” museum features the gun that shot J.R., Lucy’s wedding dress, video clips from the filming of the series and other memorabilia. In addition, the Ranch Roundup Visitor’s Center and gift shop offers fans a variety of upscale, Texas-themed merchandise and collectibles.
Since its purchase, Southfork Ranch has undergone $14 million in capital improvements, including the addition of a conference and events center and the addition of “Dallas”-themed rooms in the mansion. The design, furnishings and other appointments reflect the personalities of the original TV series’ most famous characters: Jock’s Living Room, the Ewing dining room, Miss Ellie’s suite, Lucy’s “Yellow Rose of Texas” suite, Bobby’s room, J.R.’s master suite, Miss Ellie’s kitchen and Bobby’s boardroom.
ABOUT SOUTHFORK RANCH
Southfork Ranch provided the iconic backdrop for the 1978 to 1991 “Dallas” TV series that aired on CBS and in 95 countries around the world. Southfork is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Christmas Eve until 3 p.m.), except for Christmas Day and Thanksgiving Day. Tours depart the Visitor’s Center every 30 to 45 minutes and run continuously throughout the day. The
last guided tour of the day begins at 4:30 p.m. daily (2:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve). Chuckwagon barbecue dinners may be arranged for groups of 20 or more. Admission rates are $10.75 for adults, $9 for senior citizens, $7 for children 5 –to12, and free for children 4 and under. Prices are exclusive of applicable tax. To inquire about group tour bookings, call
(972) 442-7800. For more information, go to www.Southfork.com or www.Facebook.com/Southfork.