Places to Visit in Fort Worth Texas


The Stockyards Museum

The Stockyards, open since 1989, celebrates Fort Worth’s cattle ranching history. They are approaching two million visitors. Check out their website at The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

This is the only museum of its kind that celebrates the contributions of women in the American West from the 1800’s to present day. To date, the hall of fame has inducted 176 women into their ranks since its opening in 1975. Visit them online at

Fort Worth Zoo The Fort Worth Zoo is known as one of the top zoos in the United States. Besides exciting opportunities to see the animals in their native state, the zoo offers an array of fun activities such as Saturday classes which focus on crafts, up-close viewing of the animals and more. They also have days set aside for those who home-school their children, as well as various interactive camps. Check them out online at

Fort Worth Botanical Garden

The Fort Worth Botanical Garden is on 109 acres of natural beauty. They have 2,000 roses in their Rose garden and an amazing Japanese Garden that features pools, waterfalls, and beautifully manicured gardens. There is also a gift shop and a restaurant on-site. There are also lots of children’s activities and they host special events such as weddings as well. Check out their website at

Burger’s Lake

Burger’s Lake is a 30 acre park that has a lake that you can swim in, diving boards, a slide, and various charcoal grills. Also, there are two beaches to sunbathe on. No alcohol or pets are allowed. Check out their website at

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