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Things to do in Fort Worth

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Fort Worth. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Fort Worth attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Fort Worth to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Fort Worth.

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  • Bass Hall Performing Arts

    This 2,000-plus seat theater topped with an 80-foot dome is not only home to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and the world-renowned Van Cliburn I... More
  • Candy Barrel

    Located in the middle of the Fort Worth stockyards, this shop is stuffed with barrels full of sweets including old-fashioned favorites such as swir... More
  • Cattle Raisers Museum

    Study up on the history of the cattle industry from its open range days in the 1850s to the modern era of mechanized ranches and online auctions. T... More
  • Forth Worth Stockyards

    Since 1866, ranchers have sold and traded cattle at this market; sales reached their peak in 1944 when the stockyards processed 5,277,496 heads. Wh... More
  • Magnolia Cheese Shop

    Stop in to cheerful eatery, brilliantly lit thanks to its corner located and floor-to-ceiling glass windows, to pair cheese and charcuterie boards ... More
  • Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

    Tadao Ando’s five glass pavilions form a Modernist trilogy with Louis Kahn’s Kimball Art Museum across the street and Philip Johnson’s Amon Carter ... More
  • Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth

    This Renzo Piano-designed institution has world class art inside and out. Wander through a Richard Serra sculpture before heading inside the stunni... More
  • Ruth Turpin

    Years as agent: 34. Specialties: Family cruises, Riverboat cruises. Consulting fee: Varies. More
  • The Usual

    It’s unassuming from the outside, but this stylish bar with blonde-wood walls is the best place in town for a creative craft cocktail such as the M... More

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