Nestled on the banks of the Trinity River, The River District continues to draw newcomers and tourists to the area’s unique shopping and dining destinations. Adventure seekers or discerning diners have much to explore at this growing district.
Located in the nearby Cultural District, Home2 Suites By Hilton puts visitors within walking distance of the world-renown Kimbell Art Museum, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and other local cultural treasures. The hotel suite offers free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour fitness center.
This centrally located extended stay inn offers a weekday shuttle that buses visitors anywhere within a five-mile radius. Amenities include workstations, free WiFi, free breakfast buffet, a 24-hour fitness center and free grocery shopping service.
The Trinity Trails provide a great escape for bikers, runners and recreational sports enthusiasts. More than 100 miles of trails follow the Trinity River. For details about parks and trails in or near The River District, visit Fort Worth Park and Recreation Department’s website.
Studio 101 Gallery and Gatherings offers quarterly art exhibits, guest performing artists, wine and champagne tastings, and more. The luxury venue offers low-key art classes that allow visitors to create their own masterpieces in a fun and comfortable setting.
Abundio’s Fit Society offers private studios and light-filled workout spaces. Rejuvenating steam rooms, convenient storage, organic luxe amenities, filtered water stations and free bottled water are just a few perks of this exercise space.
Honeysuckle Rose Vintage owner Tiffany Parish recently opened her first brick-and-mortar vintage boutique shop for “rockers, honky-tonkers, disco rollers and discerning dames.” The store that was formerly located at Lola’s Saloon specializes in 1950s to 1970s apparel and accessories.
While you’re shopping, drop your four-legged friend off at The Paw Pad where your pet can enjoy a trim from skillful groomers who only use organic products.
Flowers on the Square is a distinctive floral studio that can help you with wedding or party planning or any event where fresh flower deliveries are a must.
Salsa Limon is a must-try for taco lovers. The Mexico City fare is made from the finest and freshest ingredients. Try familiar options like carne asada burritos or Salsa Limon specialties like the Molca Bowl or El Capitan.
Heim Barbecue offers farm-to-smoker meats that are prepared and smoked using authentic Central Texas traditions. Besides popular staples, Heim has innovated new items like Bacon Burnt Ends, green chili mac ‘n’ cheese and the Funky Burger. The River District location, which is located right off White Settlement Road, boasts a large patio.
Looking for a one-stop-shop for gourmet food to-go? Dine in or out at Lettuce Cook, and let the chef team of Todd Brown and Kathrine Wood whip up deli sandwiches, salads or any of your catering needs. The health-minded restaurant offers vegetarian, vegan and Paleo-style meals and sides.
Gemelle is another venture of Chef Tim Love. Come for the pizza and pasta and stay for the large backyard, live music and Aperol spritzes. The photogenic space enjoys a second life on Instagram (@GemelleFTW).
Kolaches are for more than breakfast munching. The folks at Pearl Snap Kolaches sell sandwiches, salads, kolache burgers and (of course) lots of savory and sweet kolaches. The popular little restaurant is certainly worth “Czech-ing” out.