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The best of Fort Worth
What do you get when you mix deep-rooted cowboy culture and Old Western heritage with famous art museums and clean, green spaces? Fort Worth, that’s what! Texas’s fifth largest city is also one of its most interesting and iconic destinations, though it’s frequently overshadowed by hippie Austin and glamorous Dallas. Texas-bound travelers would do well to make Fort Worth a top priority, as there are dozens of diverse, fascinating attractions here that run the gamut from legendary rodeos to world-class art hubs—not to mention some amazing restaurants. Thanks to the city’s proximity to Dallas-Fort Worth Airport and several major interstates, as well as its Amtrak and Greyhound stations, making the trip to "Cowtown" is a breeze. And deciding how to spend your time here is even easier thanks to our round-up of the best things to do in Fort Worth. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.
The Fort Worth food scene is constantly evolving, and there are always hot new restaurants and hipper-than-hip eateries opening. If you're looking for a truly local thing to do, the city’s culinary backbone can be found in its long-standing, family-run institutions that reflect Fort Worth’s rich cowboy heritage and Old West charm. It’s this mix of old and new, though, that makes dining in Fort Worth so special. In a city where you can find diverse offerings such as cutting-edge ramen dishes, the tenderest brisket imaginable, tasty tacos, killer pizza and the finest seasonal Texas cuisine around, you’ll never get bored – or grow hungry.