Fort Worth Attractions
Welcome to the City of Cowboys and Culture! Guests will discover where Western heritage roams freely when visiting the Stockyards National Historic District where cattle drives occur twice a day. Meander through the renowned Cultural District where you’ll see priceless masterpieces abound. Shop and dine in the Sundance Square featuring restaurants offering everything from BBQ and Tex-Mex to first-rate cuisine. Fort Worth has several destinations the kids will love including the nationally top-ranked Fort Worth Zoo, the exciting Six Flags Over Texas amusement park, and the historic Log Cabin Village. Life in the fast lane can be experienced while catching a race at the Texas Motor Speedway.
With everything to do in Fort Worth, it’s easy to become a bit overwhelmed. That’s why you can depend on our friendly and helpful front desk hosts, to help you sort your trip’s itinerary out.
The Fort Worth Zoo is the oldest continuous zoo site in Texas. Founded in 1909, it opened with one lion, two bear cubs, an alligator, a coyote, a peacock, and a few rabbits. Today the zoo houses over 540 species including 72 species of mammals and currently is home to more than 7,000 native and exotic animals. Adults and children alike will enjoy exploring this nationally ranked facility. USA Travel Guide currently ranks the zoo #5 in the nation!
Step into where the West begins while visiting the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. Walk along the original brick walkways, peek into the wooden corrals, and you’ll find every inch of the Stockyards tells the true history of Texas’s famous livestock industry. In keeping with history, the Stockyards hosts the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive. Every week, in the Exchange Building thousands of head of cattle are sold by satellite video. One of Texas’ most popular tourist destinations, the Historical District offers shopping, dining and entertainment venues for guests of all ages.
Take a step back in time with a visit to the Log Cabin Village. Explore historic structures, furnished with authentic artifacts, providing a glimpse of life in the nineteenth century North Texas frontier. Each log house uniquely exhibits different aspects of early pioneer life. You’ll discover exhibits including a water-powered gristmill, a one-room schoolhouse, a blacksmith shop, an herb garden, and several log home settings. Venture over to the village and escape the present and experience the past!
Things to Do
- Texas Christian University 8.3 mi
- Fort Worth Convention Center 9.6 mi
- Fort Worth Zoo 9.7 mi
- Bass Performance Hall 10.5 mi
- Will Rogers Memorial Center 12.0 mi
- Kimbell Art Museum 12.1 mi
- Log Cabin Village 12.6 mi
- Stockyards National Historic District 14.4 mi
- Tierra Verde Golf Club 14.4 mi
- Six Flags Over Texas 25.0 mi
- Taqueria el Michoacano 0.8 mi
- Joe's Pizza Pasta & Subs 1.2 mi
- Waffle House 1.3 mi
- Whataburger 1.3 mi
- Giovanni's 3.2 mi
- Madea's Down Home Cooking 3.4 mi
- Aladdin Cafe 4.8 mi
- Enchilada's Ole 8.0 mi
- Lili's Bistro 9.3 mi
- Texas de Brazil 10.9 mi
- Lone Star Shopping Center 3.6 mi
- La Gran Plaza de Fort Worth 5.0 mi
- Hulen Mall 8.4 mi
- Sundance Square 10.5 mi
- The Shops at Clearfork 11.7 mi