As the weather heats up and we enter the heart of the spring season here in DFW, now is the perfect time to get out and explore some of Fort Worth’s many local attractions. From rodeos and museums to water parks and golf courses, Fort Worth is one of the best cities in Texas for culture, entertainment, and fun-filled places to visit when you have some spare time.
So, if you need some help deciding where to go or what to see in Fort Worth, here’s a list of local attractions that are worth checking out and fun for visitors and full-time residents of all ages!
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth – 3200 Darnell Street
Housing one of the most notable collections of post-war art in the central U.S., The Modern is comprised of five pavilions of concrete and glass and is set of 11 beautifully landscaped acres, which includes a breathtaking 1.5 acre reflecting pond. Visit The Modern’s website here>>>
Fort Worth Zoo – 1989 Colonial Parkway
Founded in 1909, the Fort Worth Zoo is now home to 5,000 native and exotic animals and has previously been names as a top zoo in the country by Family Life magazine, the LA Times, and USA Today. Some of its major exhibits include Asian Falls, Raptor Canyon, Flamingo Bay, and an Australian Outback/Great Barrier Reef. To learn more, check out the Fort Worth Zoo website here>>>
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History – 1600 Gendy Street
A great educational experience for children and adults alike, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is situated right in the heart of the city’s Cultural District. Attractions at the Museum of Science and History include the Noble Planetarium and the Omni Theatre and all kinds of fabulous temporary exhibits are always coming and going. See what’s current at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History here>>>
Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District – 130 E. Exchange Avenue (Visitor Info Center)
Explore Fort Worth’s rich history of the livestock industry by spending a day or night over at Stockyards Station. There’s restaurants, live music venues, and even rodeos that take place quite frequently, so if you’re looking for an authentic Texas experience, it doesn’t get much better than the Fort Worth Stockyards entertainment district. See what’s over at Stockyards Station here>>>
Fort Worth Botanic Garden – 3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard
Acting as the oldest botanic garden in Texas, the Fort Worth Botanic Garden was first established all the way back in 1934. Today, there’s over 2,500 species of native and exotic plants in its 21 individual gardens and it’s absolutely worth the trip if you’ve never been. To learn more about the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, visit their website here>>>
Sundance Square – Downtown Fort Worth
Sundance Square is a 35-square-block entertainment district that’s home to all kinds of restaurants, live music venues, boutique shops, theatres, and hot nightlife spots, so if you’re looking for a reason why downtown Fort Worth has garnished a reputation of being one of the country’s liveliest urban settings, mosey on over to Sundance Square and find out! Learn more here>>>