Fort Worth seems to take a backseat to the larger Dallas, but it is a big city of its own right, with great a great cultural base and a rich history. Fort Worth was always a western town, and the center of the Texan cattle trade. While it is now one of the largest cities in Texas, Fort Worth maintains that rugged, independent spirit from its frontier days; and the residents love it. Down at in the old Stockyards District, you can learn all about this history, get some good barbeque (beef brisket, of course,) and even go horseback riding. The Stockyards are also home to Fort Worth's annual Stock Show and Rodeo, sure to be fun for everyone! Be sure to also check out the National Cowgirl Museum to learn about the women who called the Wild West home.
Fort Worth has a unique blend of culture; it was also named one of the top cities in America for the arts. The city is home to some wonderful art museums, like the Kimball Art Museum, and to Art on the Boulevard, a stretch downtown full of art galleries and studios. Many artists even do commissioned paintings, so you can have a little piece of Fort Worth art history to call your own. While you're in the Cultural District, also check out the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. Kids will love the Innovation Studio, and everyone is sure to get a kick out of the Noble Planetarium. For some outdoor family fun, be sure to tour the Botanic Gardens or head out to Burger Lake for swimming fun with slides, diving boards, and trapeze. The Fort Worth Zoo has over 5,000 species and is frequently held up as one of the best zoos in America.
Fort Worth is more than just fun activities. Named one of America's "most livable cities," Fort Worth provides you with everything you could need. Great companies like American Airlines, Pier 1 Imports, and the BNSF Railway are located in Fort Worth, and even more companies are in the larger Dallas / Fort Worth metropolitan area, one of the largest in the country. In the greater area, you'll be sure to find the home of your dreams. The area is growing rapidly, and new development can be seen everywhere. Whether you want a new house in the city itself or a new home on a large lot in a family-oriented suburban area, Fort Worth is the place to be.
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