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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.

Fort Worth also offers families one of the nation's best zoos. With learning stations, a rock-climbing tower, new Museum of Living Art and miniature train, there's more to the Fort Worth Zoo than just looking.

Nearby, Six Flags and a host of water parks offer families splashes and thrills. Of course, kids will love weekend rodeos and the world's only twice-daily cattle drive in the Fort Worth Stockyards District.
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Cowtown Segway Tours

  • 213 W. 8th Street
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Phone: (817) 891-2346
  • Region: Regional
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Cowtown Segway Tours, Fort Worth’s original Segway Tour Company, is now open in downtown Fort Worth. Located in the historic Barber’s Bookstore building, Cowtown Segway Tours brings a full line of world-class personal transporters for guided tours of downtown Fort Worth, Segway rentals and  MORE >>

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History - Sodexo

  • 1600 Gendy St
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Phone: (817) 255-9300
  • Region: Cultural District
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Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is nestled within the Fort Worth Cultural District and houses a variety of traveling and permanent exhibitions. Permanent exhibits include DinoLabs and DinoDig, Energy Blast, Fort Worth Children’s Museum, and the Cattle Raisers Museum, a “museum within a  MORE >>

Kimbell Art Museum

  • 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Phone: (817) 332-8451
  • Region: Cultural District
  • Visit Website

The Kimbell's permanent collection contains holdings ranging from the third millennium B.C. to the mid-20th century, and includes major works by Fra Angelico, Velazquez, Bernini, Rembrandt, Goya, Monet, Cezanne, Picasso, Mondrian and Matisse. It is also home to Michelangelo's first known painting.  MORE >>

Stockyards Championship Rodeo and Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show

  • 121 E. Exchange Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Phone: (817) 625-1025
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside
  • Visit Website

Every weekend year-round, the Stockyards Championship Rodeo displays bull riding, barrel racing, calf roping and more. Pawnee Bill’s Wild West show, a reenactment of the original Wild West show, provides a look at Western history, including trick shooting, roping, riding and cowboy songs. Both  MORE >>

Stockyards Championship Rodeo and Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show

  • 121 E. Exchange Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Phone: (817) 625-1025
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside
  • Visit Website

Every Friday and Saturday night at 8:00 p.m. the Stockyards Championship Rodeo at Cowtown Coliseum in the Stockyards National Historic District, features bull riding, barrel racing, calf roping and more, starting at 8:00 p.m.. Pawnee Bill’s Wild West show, a reenactment of the original Wild West  MORE >>

Stockyards Station

  • 130 E. Exchange Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Phone: (817) 625-9715
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside
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Located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards, Stockyards Station provides an exciting blend of old and new Texas with historic walking tours along the Texas Trail of Fame, The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame and more. The Station’s two dozen shops offer wine, cowboy boots, leather goods, jewelry,  MORE >>

Sundance Square

  • Downtown Fort Worth
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Phone: (817) 255-5700
  • Region: Downtown
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Downtown Fort Worth has gained a reputation as one of the country’s liveliest urban settings. The 35-square-block Sundance Square entertainment district is home to restaurants, live music clubs, theatres, shops, exciting nightlife and the beautiful Bass Performance Hall, named as one of the top 10  MORE >>

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

  • 100 W. Weatherford Street
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Phone: (805) 603-5620
  • Region: Downtown

Turn Fort Worth into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a two to three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges  MORE >>

American Airlines C. R. Smith Museum

  • 4601 Hwy.360
  • Fort Worth, TX 76155
  • Phone: (817) 967-1560
  • Region: East

The American Airlines C.R. Smith Museum, one of the few in the world dedicated solely to commercial aviation, is much more than a museum - it's a sight-and-sound, hands-on, window-seat look at the world of flight. Exhibits include hundreds of historical artifacts, photographs, full-scale aircraft  MORE >>

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

  • 3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Phone: (817) 738-1933
  • Region: Cultural District

Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art houses a permanent collection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century painting, sculpture, and works on paper, and is one of the nation’s major repositories of American photography. It is also home to nearly 400  MORE >>

AT&T Stadium

  • One AT&T Way
  • Arlington, TX 76011
  • Phone: (817) 892-4000
  • Region: East

Located 15 miles east of Fort Worth, this dazzling $1.1 billion stadium— the world's largest domed stadium—hosts the Cowboys’ eight regular NFL home games and other sport events, including the occasional Super Bowl. Daily tours allow fans to get behind-the-scenes access and even test their throwing  MORE >>

Benbrook Stables

  • 10001 Benbrook Boulevard
  • Fort Worth, TX 76126
  • Phone: (817) 249-1001

Benbrook Stables is a full service, family-oriented equestrian center. Located in southwest Fort Worth next to Lake Benbrook, the stables are spread out over 80 acres. They specialize in Boarding, Trail Riding for the public, Lessons, Birthday Parties, Camps, Clinics, Training and Sales, Roping,  MORE >>

Botanical Research Institute of TX (BRIT)

  • 1700 University Drive
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107-3400
  • Phone: (817) 332-4441
  • Region: Cultural District

BRIT’s mission is to conserve our natural heritage by deepening our knowledge of the plant world and achieving public understanding of the value plants bring to life. Open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., visitors may take public or self-guided tours  MORE >>

Bureau of Engraving and Printing's Western Currency Facility

  • 9000 Blue Mound Road
  • Fort Worth, TX 76131
  • Phone: (817) 231-4000
  • Region: Alliance/TMS

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s Western Currency facility, one of only two locations in the U.S. that print money (Washington, D.C. being the other), offers free 45-minute guided tours on weekdays. Stroll along an elevated walkway and actually see money being produced below you. There are  MORE >>

Burger's Lake

  • 1200 Meandering Road
  • Fort Worth, TX 76114
  • Phone: (817) 737-3414
  • Region: Regional

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 lifeguards.  MORE >>

Cowtown Cattlepen Maze

  • 145 E. Exchange Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Phone: (817) 624-6666
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside

The Cowtown Cattlepen Maze is a unique form of entertainment for the entire family, group, or class field trip. With over 5,400 square feet of frequently changed wooden pathways, resembling the cattlepens of the Old West, the maze is always a challenge. Maze runners can compete against the clock and  MORE >>

Fire Station No. 1

  • 203 Commerce Street
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Phone: (817) 255-9300
  • Region: Downtown

Fire Station No. 1, part of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, is a historic fire station near Fort Worth's Sundance Square District. The exhibit features interactive models (including a bucking bronco) that commemorate Fort Worth’s first 150 years, from its early years as a frontier  MORE >>

Fort Worth Aviation Museum

  • 3300 Ross Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76106
  • Region: West

The Fort Worth Aviation Museum is the home of the B-36 Peacemaker Museum, the Forward Air Controller’s Museum and the OV-10 Bronco Association. The airpark has 20 aircraft on display, most of which have histories attached to the Fort Worth area, including a rare TF-102 Delta Dagger that was  MORE >>

Fort Worth Botanic Garden

  • 3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107-3420
  • Phone: (817) 871-7686
  • Region: Cultural District

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 hillsides, crafted stonework and  MORE >>

Fort Worth Community Arts Center

  • 1300 Gendy
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Phone: 817-298-3026
  • Region: Cultural District

The Fort Worth Community Arts Center supports local and regional artists by providing accessible and affordable exhibition, performance, workshop, classroom and office space. The Center's many gallery rooms showcase diverse, contemporary works by both emerging and established artists. The building,  MORE >>

Fort Worth Herd

  • Stockyards National Historic District
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Phone: (817) 336-4373
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside

Grab a spot on the sidewalk and watch the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive. Clad in authentic Western clothing from saddles to chaps, teams of real cowhands drive longhorns through the Stockyards on Exchange Avenue.  MORE >>

Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

  • 9601 Fossil Ridge Road
  • Fort Worth, TX 76135
  • Phone: (817) 392-7410
  • Region: West

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 reintroduce a measure of tranquility to  MORE >>

Fort Worth Stockyards Stables and Horseback Riding

  • 128 E Exchange Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Phone: (817) 624-3446
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside

Ride the Trinity River Trails! Come take a trail ride with experienced guides along the beautiful landscape of the Trinity River. This is a great family or individual activity that all can enjoy.  MORE >>

Fort Worth Water Gardens

  • 1502 Commerce Street
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Phone: (817) 392-7111
  • Region: Downtown

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 experience a variety of water features  MORE >>

Fort Worth Zoo

  • 1989 Colonial Pkwy
  • Fort Worth, TX 76110-6640
  • Phone: (817) 759-7555
  • Region: Cultural District

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 Barrier Reef takes visitors to the  MORE >>

Grapevine Vintage Railroad

  • Stockyards National Historic District
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Phone: (817) 410-3123
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside

The Grapevine Vintage Railroad travels along the historic Cotton Belt Route between Grapevine and the Fort Worth Stockyards. The Railroad is serviced by two vintage locomotives - "Puffy" the 1896 steam locomotive, which is the oldest continuously operating steam engine in the South, and a 1953 GP-7  MORE >>

Heritage Trails

  • Downtown Fort Worth
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Region: Downtown

Take a walk through downtown and discover the people and events that shaped Fort Worth’s rich history. Have your picture taken alongside our sleeping panther and then visit each permanent bronze-plaque detailing a historic event that occurred. Funded by local businesses and foundations, Fort Worth  MORE >>

Livestock Exchange Building

  • 131 E Exchange Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Phone: (817) 626-2334
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside

Located in the Fort Worth Stockyards, this adobe-style building was constructed in 1902 as a center for cattle traders. It was the central location for all activity in the Stockyards and often referred to as "The Wall Street of the West.” Today, the building houses professional services and the  MORE >>

Log Cabin Village

  • 2100 Log Cabin Village Lane
  • Fort Worth, TX 76109
  • Phone: (817) 392-5881
  • Region: Cultural District

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of 19th-century Texas! Nestled on three acres, Log Cabin Village consists of nine historic structures dating back to the mid-1800s. Texas history comes to life through the authentic log homes and artifacts, blacksmith shop, one-room schoolhouse, smokehouse,  MORE >>

Main Event Entertainment / Fort Worth

  • 4801 Citylake Boulevard
  • Fort Worth, TX 76132
  • Phone: (817) 292-5555
  • Region: Hulen/South
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Main Event is a family entertainment center, hosting a variety of attractions that appeal to people of all ages.

Guests can enjoy bowling, billiards, laser tag, gravity ropes course, glow golf, rock climbing, over 100 video games, two full service bars, meeting/party rooms, great food and  MORE >>

Monnig Meteorite Gallery at TCU

  • Sid W. Richardson Science Building
  • 2950 W. Bowie Street
  • Fort Worth, TX 76129
  • Phone: (817) 257-6277
  • Region: TCU/Zoo

Explore the mysteries of meteorites, create your own terrestrial impact crater and even touch a piece of Mars at this “out of this world” gallery devoted to our visitors from space.  MORE >>

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

  • 1720 Gendy Street
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Phone: (817) 336-4475
  • Region: Cultural District

The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is the only museum in the world dedicated to honoring trailblazing women of the American West. Its multimedia exhibits and historic photographs, papers, clothing, spurs and saddles tell the inspiring stories of remarkable women pioneers, ranchers,  MORE >>

North Texas Horse Country Tour

  • 317 W. Mulberry
  • Denton, TX 76201

Wind your way through the beautiful Horse Country of North Texas. Texas is the nation's number one horse state with more than 1 million horses.

The North Texas Horse Country, one of the largest concentrations of horse farms in the United States, offers a variety of breeds and disciplines.  MORE >>

Sid Richardson Museum

  • 309 Main Street
  • Sundance Square
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Phone: (817) 332-6554
  • Region: Downtown

Named for the late oil mogul Sid Richardson, once known as the "bachelor billionaire," this free museum showcases his collection of the art of the American West, with a focus on the works of premier Western artists Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. Prints and bronze reproductions are  MORE >>

Six Flags Over Texas

  • 2201 Road to Six Flags
  • Arlington, TX 76010
  • Phone: (817) 530-6000

Located 15 miles from downtown Fort Worth in Arlington, Six Flags Over Texas is a 212-acre park featuring awesome rides, great shows and incredible attractions! Six Flags Over Texas has more than 50 rides. You'll find everything from Looney Tunes rides for youngsters to nerve-numbing thrill machines  MORE >>

Stockyards Museum

  • 131 E Exchange Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Phone: (817) 625-5082
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside

The Stockyards Museum, housed in the historic Livestock Exchange Building, documents the history of the cattle trade and its role in the growth of Fort Worth from a mere stop along the Chisholm Trail to the center of the ranching, cattle-shipping and meatpacking industries. The gift shop carries  MORE >>

Texas Civil War Museum

  • 760 N. Jim Wright Freeway
  • Fort Worth, TX 76108
  • Phone: (817) 246-2323
  • Region: West

The largest Civil War museum west of the Mississippi River features weapons, uniforms, artifacts and civilian clothing from the Civil War. Its 75-seat theater shows videos about Texas's involvement in the Civil War. Don't miss the Judy Richey Victorian Dress Collection, which features more than 200  MORE >>

Texas Cowboy Hall Of Fame

  • 128 E. Exchange
  • Historic Barn A
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Phone: (817) 626-7131
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside
  • Visit Website

The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame pays tribute to the cowboys and cowgirls who have excelled in the sports of rodeo, cutting and ranching, and those individuals who have dedicated their lives to promoting and preserving Texas Western heritage. The Sterquell Wagon collection features more than 60 Old  MORE >>

Texas Motor Speedway

  • 3545 Lone Star Circle
  • Fort Worth, TX 76177
  • Phone: (817) 215-8500
  • Region: Alliance/TMS

Three times a year, the auto racing world converges at Texas Motor Speedway, where fans witness the rise and demise of auto racing’s greatest athletes. In April, experience NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide series. In June, NASCAR Camping World Truck series and Izod Indy car series and in November,  MORE >>

Texas Trail of Fame

  • Stockyards National Historic District
  • 140 East Exchange Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside

The Texas Trail of Fame was established to honor those who have made a significant contribution to our Western way of life. Throughout the walkways of the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, bronze inlaid markers have been placed in honor of their achievements to inspire and educate  MORE >>

Trinity Trails

  • Northside Drive and Samuels Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Region: Fossil Creek/North

Parks and trails along the Trinity River and its tributaries allow for a variety of outdoor activities. Trinity Trails offers 40 miles of running or biking trails, 17 trailheads for picnics and rest stops, five boat launches for canoes, kayaks and sculls, equestrian trails for horseback riding, a  MORE >>

Vintage Flying Museum

  • 505 NW 38TH Street Hangar 33 South
  • Fort Worth, TX 76106
  • Phone: (817) 624-1935
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside

Drive or fly to this museum—it’s in a hangar at the south end of Meacham International Airport—to tour nearly two dozen rare and historic aircraft. Also on display are a dedicated reciprocal and jet engine room, an FAA aviation education resource center, WWII memorabilia and artifacts and a unique  MORE >>

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