for both regional commuters and private
aircraft – another plus for local businesses.
DFW ARTS, MUSIC & CULTURE
Most people think of sports, arts, music,
culture, and cowboys when they think of
things to do in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
Yes, there’s that – but there’s also so much
more. From such cultural icons as Casa
Mañana Theater, the Fort Worth Civic
Orchestra, the Fort Worth/Dallas Ballet
Company, Bass Performance Hall, the
Dallas Opera, and the Van Cliburn Piano
Competition to pure sports excitement,
there’s no shortage of things to do and see.
The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth
is world famous, and the Fort Worth
Museum of Science and Industry offers
popular attractions for kids – and adults
– of all ages. Most of Fort Worth’s attractions and restaurants are within three miles
of downtown, making it easy to explore.
Sundance Square is a popular hotbed, as
is the Fort Worth Stockyards area; and,
there are plenty of fun restaurants and
bars around the TCU campus. No trip to
Fort Worth is complete without a stop at
the world-famous Billy Bob’s Texas.
Fort Worth boasts more than 250 parks
and public outdoor spaces that cover over
11,700 acres across the city. Love dogs?
There’s even the Fort Woof Dog Park at
Gateway Park – an amenity that’s proven
very popular with area residents and their
four-legged friends. Beyond parks, Fort
Worth’s Parks & Community Services
(PACS) department maintains hugely
popular attractions such as the beautiful
Fort Worth Botanical Garden, the rustic
Log Cabin Village, the Fort Worth Nature
Center & Refuge, the famous Fort Worth
Zoo, and The Herd – a real-life rustling
of Texas longhorns at 11: 30 am and 4:00
pm daily in the Fort Worth Stockyards,
replicating cattle drives of yesteryear in a
tribute to the city’s cowboy roots.
In Dallas, the West End Historic District
(which includes the Sixth Floor Museum,
Love the outdoors? The DFW area is tops
for celebrating all things green with an
extensive park system that spans the entire
metro area, offering plenty to see and do
to get active, or just relax. From its early
beginnings in 1876 to the creation of the