Tarrant County is vibrant and diverse in the heart of north Texas. It’s home to the city of Fort Worth, known for its rich history, vibrant arts scene, and of course, stock shows and rodeos. Neighboring cities like Grapevine, Blue Mound, Crowley, or North Richland Hills offer a wide variety of amenities, from world-class wine events to professional sports teams to family-friendly attractions. Hop on board and experience culture, history and outdoor recreation like never before.
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Botanic & Japanese Gardens
The Fort Worth Botanic Garden is easily one of the most beautiful locations in the Fort Worth area. Featuring many kinds of gardens, from Japanese gardens to rose gardens and perennial gardens, the Fort Worth Botanic Garden is a feast for the eyes.
Kimbell Art Museum
The first thing you notice when you catch sight of the Kimbell Art Museum is the beauty of the building. But the real treat is viewing some of the 350 world-class works of art inside. Stop by to see the permanent collection or one of the superior traveling exhibitions.
At the center of the community, Crockett Row offers great shopping, chef-driven restaurants, and a place to connect with friends and family. Enjoy upgraded amenities and immerse yourself in a collection of exclusive destinations. Crockett Row at West 7th lets you interact and express yourself, while experiencing something new and unique in Fort Worth.
Panther Island Pavilion
Panther Island Pavilion (PIP) is a scenic outdoor venue on the Trinity River with the Downtown Fort Worth skyline as a backdrop. PIP has the only waterfront stage in Texas, a main stage for year-round events and two additional band shells for multi-act festivals.
Fort Worth Stockyards
The Stockyards is one of Fort Worth’s unique attractions! With the main intersection at Main & Exchange Avenue, the Stockyards were an integral part of life for the Texas cowboys in the 1800s. Now, the area is an integral part of Fort Worth life, with a daily cattle drive, museums and Billy Bob’s—a true Texas honky-tonk.
Will Rogers Memorial Center
With a large auditorium featuring the best in country music and space for a grand rodeo, Will Rogers Memorial Center is a great location to get true western-style entertainment. Featuring unique art-deco architecture, you can find fun for grown-ups and kids alike!
Coyote Drive-in Theater
Meet up with friends, family, and leashed pets at the Coyote Drive-In for the best movie viewing experience you can find! Arrive early to avoid lines, get a good spot, relax with some food and a drink before the shows, and watch the sunset. There is a beautiful view of downtown Fort Worth behind the stage.
Fort Worth Convention Center
With over 250,000 square of feet of exhibit space, 60,00 square feet of meeting space and a 28,160 square-foot ballroom, the Fort Worth Convention Center is a choice venue for a variety of exhibits and events, all within walking distance of Omni Hotel and the Fort Worth Water Gardens.
Historic Downtown Grapevine
Public art? Check. A historic train? Check. Boutique shopping? Check. Restaurants? Check, check. Historic Downtown Grapevine has it all. Anchored by Main Street, this walkable, preserved historic area is home to winery tasting rooms, the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, the Grapevine Glockenspiel Clock Tower, one-of-a-kind shops, live entertainment venues, restaurants, and art galleries. It’s easy to spend an entire day, or weekend, in this special area of Grapevine.
Texas Christian University
As a top liberal arts college, TCU is a highlight of the Fort Worth community. As it educates the leaders of tomorrow, TCU provides outstanding athletics and arts performances that are enjoyable for both the student body and community. Watch the Horned Frogs score a touchdown or hear the jazz ensemble perform hits from Motown.
Dallas’s thrilling downtown has enough excitement to entertain you for days. Have your own cosmopolitan adventure as you explore the Arts District, the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, or Reunion Tower. And hear the great sounds of Deep Ellum or the American Airlines Center. With so much to do, downtown Dallas offers a sensational experience.
Fort Worth Central Station
Located at the corner of 9th and Jones streets, Fort Worth Central Station is Trinity Metro’s largest bus transfer center and is home to Trinity Metro TEXRail, which operates between Fort Worth and DFW Airport’s Terminal B. Inside Fort Worth Central Station, visit Trinity Metro’s customer service kiosk for bus and commuter rail information or connect to Amtrak or Greyhound. Fort Worth Central Station is also one of the major stops of the Trinity Railway Express, which operates between Fort Worth and Dallas.
Tarrant County College Trinity River Campus
Just a few blocks away from Sundance Square is the TCC Trinity River Campus. With beautiful architecture overlooking the Trinity River and a richly diverse community with students from all walks of life, TCC Trinity River is an excellent place to grow your education.
Tarrant County College South
With such a diverse learning community, the TCC South Campus is ready to help people from all walks of life get a great education. Whether you are seeking a degree or certifications, Tarrant County College South has day and evening classes and other amenities to make learning an enjoyable and rewarding experience.
Tarrant County College Northwest Campus
A picturesque campus distinguished by a navigable lake provides a calming backdrop to the pursuit of excellence at TCC Northwest. Careers in public service are among those offered during the day and evenings. Whether you are from across the street or across the globe, we invite you to join us as an active partner in the learning process.
Tarrant County College Southeast Campus
The campus works with local school districts and The University of Texas at Arlington to create a seamless pathway for students to earn a college degree. The economic development in the area, particularly in the culinary, hospitality and entertainment sectors, offers numerous training and employment opportunities. And the campus offers the only certified dietetics program in the state.
UTA Fort Worth
Due to the incredible success of UTA, the University of Texas at Arlington made room for a downtown Fort Worth branch. Concentrating on a prestigious engineering program, the UTA Fort Worth Center in downtown Fort Worth serves the Tarrant County region with academic excellence. 23 Local Bus routes serve the Fort Worth Central Station located adjacent to the UTA Campus.