Life in Fort Worth

Whether you enjoy sporting events, outdoor activities or historical and cultural offerings, Fort Worth has something for everyone. Founded as an Army outpost in 1849, Fort Worth boomed as one of the strategic centers along the Chisholm Trail. Fort Worth is currently the 17th largest city in the US.

Minutes from key business centers, numerous corporate headquarters, D/FW International Airport, entertainment venues and sports arenas, Fort Worth offers all the amenities of the nation’s larger urban cities with the relaxed atmosphere and convenience of a small town. In addition, the Trinity Railway Express makes destinations on the Dallas side of the D/FW Metroplex a relaxing 45-minute train ride away.

Business centers and corporate headquarters:
American Airlines
Alcon Laboratories
ARA Manufacturing
Bell Helicopter-Textron
Burlington Northern Railroad
D/FW International Airport
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Lockheed Martin
Pier I Imports

Sports and entertainment options:
American Airlines Center
Billy Bob's Texas
Byron Nelson Golf Tournament
Dallas Cowboys
Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Stars
Fort Worth Botanic Gardens
Fort Worth Zoo
Hurricane Harbor
Lone Star Park
Six Flags Over Texas
Texas Motor Speedway
Texas Rangers
Victory Park 

Cultural and historical offerings:
Amon Carter Museum
Bass Performance Hall
Cattleman's Museum
Chisholm Trail Round-up
Fort Worth Ballet
Fort Worth Opera
Fort Worth Stockyards
Fort Worth Symphony
Kimbell Art Museum
Modern Art Museum
Museum of Science and History
Noble Planetarium
Omni Theater
Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art
Sundance Square 


Community celebrations:
Casa Manana
Fort Worth's Fourth
Hip Pocket Theater
Jubliee Theater
Main Street Art Festival
Scott Theater
Shakespeare in the Park
Stage West