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Fort Worth named to Top Ten U.S. Art Cities
The city of Fort Worth was recently named to Away.com’s list of Top Ten U.S. Art Cities! Visit our world-renowned Cultural District and you will see why. See Why
Traveling with Kids
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Day 1 of 3
Morning: Discover the Stockyards National Historic District (2-3 hours)
The Stockyards National Historic District is filled with sites from the Old West, great western shopping and cuisine, rodeos, saloons, the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame and the Fort Worth Herd's twice-daily cattle drive.
See the Fort Worth Herd
The worlds only twice-daily cattle drive
Watch the Old West come to life before your eyes as a team of cowhands drive a herd of longhorns along Exchange Avenue through the Stockyards. 11:30 am and 4:00 pm, except major holidays or special events, weather permitting. Free.
Stockyards National Historic District
Stockyards Station provides an exciting blend of old and new with a variety of activities, attractions and restaurants. Take a guided tour through the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame or visit over 25 unique shops to pick up authentic western apparel.
*Be sure to stop by the Stockyards Museum, located inside the Livestock Exchange Building, which was recently named one of the three Texas attractions on Frommer's List of 100 Places to take your Family in the nation!
Lunch: Enjoy lunch in the Stockyards or grab a bite in the Cultural District
Afternoon: Experience family fun in the world-renowned Cultural District (3-4 hours)
For arts and culture, Fort Worth is truly a premier destination. In the Cultural District, you can walk to five world-class museums in a beautiful park-like setting that are all acclaimed for their architecture, the quality of their collections and the programs they offer.
Dinner: Grab dinner in the Stockyards before an action-packed evening at the rodeo!
H3 Ranch (Steaks/Fish/Ribs)
Joe T. Garcia's Mexican Restaurant
Stockyards Championship Rodeo
at Cowtown Coliseum
Built in 1908, Cowtown Coliseum is the site of the world's first indoor rodeo and features live professional rodeo year-round, every Friday and Saturday night. Events include bull riding, team roping, barrel racing, calf roping, calf scrambles for the kids and more!
Day 2 of 3
Morning: Take a trip back in time, discover nature and explore downtown (1 hour each)
Lunch: Enjoy a scenic lunch along the Trinity Trails or near the TCU campus
The Woodshed Smokehouse (Along the Trinity Trails)
Fuzzy's Taco Shop (TCU Campus area)
Dutch's Hamburgers (TCU Campus area)
Afternoon: Visit one of the top five zoos in the nation (3-4 hours)
Fort Worth Zoo
Named one of the top five zoos in the nation, the Fort Worth Zoo is home to 5,000 exotic and native animals on view in natural-habit settings. Incredible exhibits include: World of Primates, Asian Falls, Raptor Canyon, Koala Outback and Texas Wild!
*Visit the Museum of Living Art (MOLA), the nation's most elite herpetarium, where the artwork hisses, chirps and slithers.
Dinner: Grab a meal at one of the many kid-friendly restaurants in Sundance Square before an evening of live entertainment
Taverna Pizzeria & Risotteria
Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Day 3 of 3
Morning: Learn how money is made or immerse yourself in nature (2-3 hours each)
Lunch: Make your way back toward downtown's Sundance Square or stop by the Cultural District to refuel before a fun-filled afternoon
Angelo's BBQ (Cultural District)
Five Guys Burgers and Fries (Sundance Square)
Oliver's Fine Foods (Sundance Square)
Afternoon: Take a ride around town or just shop ‘til you drop (2-3 hours each)
Dinner: Enjoy dinner in the vibrant West 7th District before catching a flick
Fred's Texas Café (West 7th)
Fort Worth Food Park (West 7th)
Fireside Pies (Pizza/West 7th)
Catch a movie while you sip and savor a variety of classic American bites at West 7th Movie Tavern’s state-of-the-art auditoriums.