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Fort Worth is the 15th largest city in the United States and 5th largest in the state of Texas. Fort Worth was established in 1849 and has historically been the center for longhorn cattle trade. You can experience the great American West rich in arts and culinary treasures. Fort Worth is the No. 1 tourist destination welcoming 9.1 million visitors a year.
Things to do in Fort Worth Texas
The Stockyards once was the home to cowboys, cattlemen, and outlaws, but today it is one of the most popular attractions in here in Texas. Millions of visitors come to the Stockyards to get a taste of the true American West. From their journey on Exchange Avenue, where the brick streets are lined with historic buildings, restaurants, shops, and other attractions, to see the Fort Worth Herd cattle drive, and ending the day with a ride on the Grapevine Heritage Railroad. You are sure to enjoy your time here.
The Water Gardens
The Fort Worth Water Gardens is a beautiful and refreshing oasis located downtown. The Water Gardens is an architectural and engineering marvel to be enjoyed any time of the year. Visitors can experience a variety of water features as they wander through this relaxing urban plaza. The park features three pools of water: the aerating, the quiet and the active pool. Escape to a shady sanctuary where the serene quiet pool is the perfect spot to take in the beautiful outdoor nature and relax in Fort Worth.
National Cowgirl Museum
What do Annie Oakley, Georgia O’Keeffe, Patsy Cline, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Sandra Day O’Connor and Jessie from Toy Story 2 have in common? You’ll find them all at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, the only museum in the world dedicated to honoring women of the American West. You’ll be amazed as you walk through the 33,000 square feet of space devoted to interactive exhibits, rare photographs, fascinating artifacts, a traveling exhibit gallery and theater presentations.
Things to do around Dallas
Magnolia Silos - Waco
There’s something for everyone here at the Silos, or commonly known as Magnolia Market. Chip and Joanna Gaines have handpicked home decor and lifestyle goods that you would see featured on their popular HGTV show “Fixer Upper”. From shopping, games on the lawn, a stroll through the garden, delicious food from any of the food trucks on the property, and ending with a cupcake from the bakery, you are sure leave feeling inspired.
The Star District - Frisco
The Star District is the perfect place to bring the family. This Dallas Cowboys themed campus offers over 35 restaurants and shops where you are sure to find something you like on the menu.
Book Depository - Dallas
Every year, some 350,000 people continue to visit the former Texas School Book Depository building – home to The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza – to remember and reflect on the events of November 1963.