Welcome to Fort Worth, where the west begins and the rodeo on a Saturday is hopping. Fort Worth's cowboy roots are evident the moment you touch down in the city, but there's so much more going on here. This isn't just Dallas' sidekick; it's a city with a storied past, lively social scene, and all sorts of attractions. Feel free to yell "Yeehaw!" and start having a rocking good time.
Out and About in Fort Worth
The options in Forth Worth are endless. Stroll through the Fort Worth Zoo, tour the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, and see an opera performance at the Bass Performance Hall. Art aficionados, with the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Kimbell Art Museum, and Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, should be in paradise. History buffs can get a lesson on the cattle trade at the Stockyards Museum and hear tons of information on planes at the C.R. Smith Aviation Museum. If you want to learn more about cowboy culture, check out the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, and the National Cowboys of Color Museum. With so many attractions to see, it's good to know that many Fort Worth hotels put you within a short distance of them, especially downtown Fort Worth hotels.
When you're not busy educating yourself at a museum, shop and people-watch at Sundance Square, see a race at Texas Motor Speedway, or experience live rodeo at Cowtown Coliseum. The diverse range of activities means something for every sort of traveler. There is even a good range of hotels in Fort Worth, so everyone is sure to find something they like.
Eating and Drinking
If you're looking to eat out and then party, you should explore the historic Fort Worth Stockyards district. It's there you'll find the world's largest honky-tonk and some of the best barbecue in town. In terms of dining, the city serves a range of great dishes, notably great steaks, Southern dishes, and Mexican food, but you can find solid cuisine from all over the world throughout the city.
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