Texas Longhorn cattle making their way through the historic stockyards
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- Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)
A big, modern city with plenty of cowboy charm
Stockyards National Historic District
The Stockyards National Historic District is the finest place in America to experience the nation’s proud Western heritage. Take a guided tour through the Cowboy Hall of Fame, see the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive, sip a cold brew in an authentic saloon, hear live country stars at Billy Bob’s Texas (the world’s largest honky-tonk), watch the world's only year-round rodeo every Friday and Saturday night at Cowtown Coliseum, and shop for authentic cowboys boots, souvenirs and apparel.
Fort Worth Cultural District
A few kilometers west of downtown, you can discover one of the largest arts districts in the nation. The Cultural District features five world-class museums that are all acclaimed for their architecture, impressive collections and programs. This remarkable gathering of museums includes the Kimbell Art Museum, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame.
Downtown Sundance Square
A national model of urban revitalization, and considered one of the premier downtown settings in the country, the critically acclaimed entertainment district boasts 35 square blocks of delightful shopping, 30-plus restaurants, three live theaters, an AMC movie theater, art galleries and more. The newly added Sundance Square Plaza includes water features, 10-meter-tall Teflon umbrellas, patio restaurants, bars, a built-in stage for live entertainment and the historic Chisholm Trail Mural. Downtown is also home to the beautiful Fort Worth Water Gardens and the President John F. Kennedy Tribute.