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Fort Worth Water Gardens

The Fort Worth Water Gardens is a beautiful and refreshing oasis located downtown, adjacent to the Fort Worth Convention Center. Designed by Phillip Johnson (Amon Carter Museum of American Art), 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.

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Fort Worth cuisine is as flavorful as the city's rich Western heritage and world-class artistic masterpieces.
If you're traveling with children, Fort Worth is a great destination for family fun. Don't miss our interactive museums like the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame.
Want to enjoy Fort Worth without spending a lot of money? Search below for free stuff to do in our city. You'll find that Fort Worth offers plenty of value if you're on a budget.
When the sun goes down, Fort Worth really comes alive. Downtown Sundance Square provides sidewalks filled with people on the town, enjoying the many Fort Worth nightclubs, restaurants, movies and live theaters.
The Old West comes to life before your eyes during the Fort Worth Herd’s twice-daily cattle drive. Genuine Texas cowhands drive a herd of Texas longhorns down Exchange Avenue in the Stockyards National Historic District every day at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
You'll find something for every taste and budget — from authentic Western wear to chic fashions.
Watch the free Fort Worth Herd Cattle drive daily at 11:30 a.m. or 4 p.m. in the historic Stockyards.
Home of Texas Motor Speedway, Horned Frog football, Stockyards Championship Rodeo and more, Fort Worth is a haven for sports.
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1200 Meandering Road 

(817) 737-3414 (817) 737-3414

Burger's Lake is a 30-acre park featuring a one-acre spring-fed lake for swimming. The facility includes two sandy beaches for sunning; wonderful big trees for shade; six diving boards, a 20-foot slide and 25-foot trapeze; and a complete staff of certified ... More

3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard 

817-871-7686 817-871-7686

Enjoy the captivating beauty of the oldest botanic garden in Texas. Fort Worth’s Botanic Gardens are home to more than 2,500 species of plants in its 23 specialty gardens. Plan a visit to the world-renowned Japanese Garden, where the koi-filled pools, sculptured ... More

3300 Japanese Garden Lane 

(817) 871-7685 (817) 871-7685

Stroll along the wandering paths of the 7-acre Fort Worth Japanese Garden and discover a world of wonder. Feed thousands of exotic Koi fish, explore the gift shop, or surrender your senses and activate your zen self. ... More

9601 Fossil Ridge Road 

(817) 392-7410 (817) 392-7410

The Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge features forests, prairies, and wetlands reminiscent of how much of Fort Worth once looked. Replete with native flora and fauna, the area beckons to those searching for a piece of nature to refresh their spirits and ... More

1502 Commerce Street 

(817) 392-7111 (817) 392-7111

The Fort Worth Water Gardens is a beautiful and refreshing oasis adjacent to the Fort Worth Convention Center. Designed by Phillip Johnson, the Fort Worth Water Gardens is an architectural and engineering marvel to be enjoyed any time of the year. Visitors can ... More

1989 Colonial Pkwy 

817-759-7500 817-759-7500

Fort Worth Zoo is home to more than 500 species of animals, and its wide array of indoor and outdoor exhibits includes World of Primates, Asian Falls, and Raptor Canyon. Texas Wild! is a hands-on exhibit that teaches about the state's various regions. The Great ... More

2201 N. commerce Street 

817-626-4356 817-626-4356

This Stockyards institution serves up potent margaritas made with silver tequila and fresh lime juice, along with old-school Mexican combo plates and fajitas in a gorgeous hacienda-style garden courtyard. ... More

5000 Clearfork Main Street 

(817) 509-0032 (817) 509-0032

Ideally located on the riverfront of the Trinity Trails in Clearfork, The Trailhead is the perfect place to bike, run, enjoy the Trinity Trails, and experience the Fort Worth Outdoors with food trucks, outdoor classes and more. ... More

2401 University Drive 

Stretched along the banks of the Trinity River and nestled next to the Fort Worth Zoo, Trinity Park is home to a duck pond, a miniature train, several playgrounds and Trinity Trails, the best hiking and biking trails around town. The park hosts large annual ... More

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Fort Worth offers a variety of accommodations for every group's style, taste and budget. … More

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Settled in 1849 as an army outpost, Fort Worth was one of eight forts assigned to protect from Indian attacks… More

Fort Worth CVB

800-433-5747 (Toll Free)

111 W. 4th Street, Suite 200

Fort Worth, Texas 76102

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