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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. With learning stations, a rock-climbing tower, Museum of Living Art and miniature train, the Fort Worth Zoo is one of the nation's best zoos. 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.

Create a family itinerary of your own, or click here to view and download our picks for the top family attractions in Fort Worth. 

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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 ... More

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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 ... More

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Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson (1906-2005), the Amon Carter Museum of American Art houses a preeminent collection of American art including painting, sculpture, and works on paper; it has been a Fort Worth institution since 1961. The ... More

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Benbrook Stables is a full service, family-oriented equestrian center. Located in Fort Worth, Texas The stables is nestled on 100 acres with access to thousands of acres reserved for trail riding. Benbrook Stables sepcializes in Boarding, Trail ... More

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BRIT® is a non-profit, international research and education center that studies plants and teaches about their importance to the world. Students from preschool through high school participate in BRIT’s educational programs while gardeners, plant ... More

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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 ... More

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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 ... More

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Looking for a fantastic way to see and experience all of the greatest sites of Downtown Fort Worth? Then Cowtown Segway Tours is the place you've been looking for! Join Cowtown Segway Tours on one of their Downtown, Trinity Trails, or Stockyard ... More

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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 ... More

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Flight Deck Trampoline Park in Fort Worth is a massive, indoor connected deck of high-performance trampolines designed for high flying fun! Bring your family or friends for thrilling, active experience that everyone can enjoy and is sure to put ... More

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A family attraction since 1959, the Forest Park Miniature Railroad offers a five-mile round-trip train ride around Fort Worth's Trinity Park and TCU/Zoo area. Check website for operating times and hours. ... More

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The Fort Worth Aviation Museum tells the story of the aviation heritage and accomplishments in North Texas since 1911. Its collection of 24 warbirds dates from 1943 to the present and features a US Navy Blue Angel F/A-18 Hornet in the outdoor ... More

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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 ... More

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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 ... More

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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

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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 ... More

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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

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