Best Places to Visit in Tarrant County

We count us fortunate to not only work in the greater Fort Worth, TX area, but proudly call this home too!  We enjoy seeing our satisfied customers out and about at restaurants, while shopping, and at activities with the kids.

Tarrant County has a rich history and tradition.  Here are a few places that we enjoy seeing when we are able.

Fort Worth Stockyards

The Fort Worth Stockyards is a historic district that is located in Fort Worth, Texas, north of the central business district. A 98-acre portion encompassing much of the district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Fort Worth Stockyards Historic District in 1976.

Address: 2501 Rodeo Plaza, Fort Worth, TX 76164

Fort Worth Zoo

The oldest continuous zoo site in Texas, the Fort Worth Zoo was founded in 1909 with one lion, two bear cubs, an alligator, a coyote, a peacock and a few rabbits. From these humble beginnings, the Zoo has grown into a nationally ranked facility, housing more than 7,000 native and exotic animals. During the Zoo’s first 10 years, its collection of animals grew to include a pair of panthers, beavers, cinnamon bears, monkeys and prairie dogs.

Since 1992, the Zoo has opened 16 permanent exhibits and support facilities, virtually creating a new Zoo.

Address: 1989 Colonial Pkwy, Fort Worth, TX 76110

Kimbell Art Museum

The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, hosts an art collection as well as traveling art exhibitions, educational programs and an extensive research library. Its initial artwork came from the private collection of Kay and Velma Kimbell, who also provided funds for a new building to house it. 

Address: 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Modern Art Museum

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is a museum of post-World War II art in Fort Worth, TX. The museum dates back to 1892 and its current building in the city’s Cultural District opened in 2002. It can show up to 150 works of art and its permanent collection includes more than 3,000 works. 

Address: 3200 Darnell St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is located on 1600 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107 in the city’s Cultural District. It was opened in 1945 as the Fort Worth Children’s Museum and moved to its current location in 1954. In 1968, the museum adopted its current name. 

Address: 1600 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX 76107 in the Will Rogers Memorial Center

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is located in Fort Worth, Texas, US. Established in 1975, it is dedicated to honoring women of the American West who have displayed extraordinary courage and pioneering fortitude.

Address: 1720 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX 76107, located in the Will Rogers Memorial Center