Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

Fort Worth Aviation History and Museums

In January 1911, Roland Garros lifted off from the grounds of a horse racing track just west of downtown Fort Worth in his Bleriot XI, becoming the first heavier-than-air-flight in the City of Fort Worth. The spirit of that day struck a vein in the city which has never left. Aviation History The…

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Urban Fishing in Fort Worth

The sport of fishing lends itself to maintaining a healthy separation. You don’t want your quarry to have too many hooks from which to choose. Luckily, you don’t have to travel a great distance to enjoy your socially distant pastime asFort Worth’s waterways offer a number of options for you to catch a few fish while not catching anything else. …

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A Look at the Historic Southside Today

Take a drive down Rosedale, Evans or Terrell Avenue and you are guaranteed to pass a piece of history. Although the neighborhood is comprised primarily of simple wood frame homes with a range of architectural styles and family-owned businesses - some old, some new - there are also a group of…

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Explore the Trinity River: Water Rentals in Fort Worth

The Trinity is the longest river entirely contained within the state of Texas. You can explore the city’s main waterway via self-propelled navigation thanks to vendors likeBackwoods Paddlesports who offer kayak, canoe and paddleboard rentals on sunny days or launch your excursion from several locations along the river. …

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