Check out these attractions while in Fort Worth

There is so much to experience and see in Fort Worth.  Starting in March on FaceBook we started the 60 days of Fort Worth.  Each day highlighting locations to see, things to do, places to eat, and even some caches to visit.  We know not everyone is a FaceBook person and to make it convenient for everyone, we will post here the information once a week.  Tell you friends, log your will attends, and see you in Fort Worth in May!

Places:

  1. Water gardens — Designed by Phillips Johnson the Water Gardens is an architectural and engineering marvel to be enjoyed any time of the year.  Visitors can experience a variety of water features as they wander through this relaxing urban plaza. The park features three pools of water: the aerating, the quiet, and the active pool.  Escape to a shady sanctuary where the serene quiet pool is the perfect spot to take in the beautiful outdoor nature and relax in Fort Worth. For more info visit https://www.fortworth.com/things-to-do/attractions/fort-worth-water-gardens/ #60daysGWXVII

  2. Cowtown ColiseumThe Cowtown Coliseum located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards has a rich history steeped in Rodeo and the West. The Cowtown Coliseum offers all the modern amenities, yet retains the feel of a historic site. Spectators can sit in air conditioned comfort and view the best in Rodeo and Western action. Doors are open to the public during the week when there are no events. Be sure to check out the pictorial timeline on the entry wall and as of July 24, 2010 the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame occupies the corridors with all of its memorabilia. https://www.stockyardsrodeo.com/

On Friday night, 5/24, cachers will have special seating at the rodeo if you purchase the tickets through the GW website. (Rumor has it that Signal may make an appearance!) https://www.geowoodstock.com/gws17/product-category/swag/ #60daysGWXVII 

  1. Billy Bob’s Texas — Billy Bob’s can accommodate up to 6,000 people and is open daily with entertainment nightly.  It features 30 individual bar stations, live music with country music’s biggest stars, and a Texas size dance floor.  Billy Bob’s also has Live Pro Bull Riding that is sanctioned by Championship Bull Riding (CBR) and contestants compete every Friday and Saturday night on real bulls.  For more info visit https://billybobstexas.com/  #60daysGWXVII

  2. Fort Worth ZooThe oldest continuous zoo site in Texas, the Fort Worth Zoo was founded in 1909 with one lion, two bear cubs, an alligator, a coyote, a peacock and a few rabbits. From these humble beginnings, the Zoo has grown into a nationally ranked facility, housing more than 7,000 native and exotic animals. For more info visit https://www.fortworthzoo.org  #60daysGWXVII

  3. Joe T. Garcias — Joe T. Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant was established on July 4, 1935 by Mr. and Mrs. Joe T. Garcia. With a seating capacity of only sixteen, Joe, his wife Jessie, and their five children ran their tiny business. By the 1970’s it was one of the most popular restaurants in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The restaurant has grown in popularity and size, growing from the original 16 to well over 1000 now!  For more info visit https://joetgarcias.com/history/ Bring a designated driver if you plan on drinking their margaritas! #60daysGWXVII

  4. The Fort Worth Stockyards — Fort Worth is where the West begins, and nothing embodies Western heritage better than the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.  The Fort Worth Herd is the world’s only twice daily cattle drive, held every day at 11:30AM & 4:00PM in the Stockyards. There are lots of places to eat, play, and stay.  Several GW activities will take place here Friday. For more info visit http://www.fortworthstockyards.org/  #60daysGWXVII

  5. Fort Worth Botanical GardensThe 109 acre garden was established in 1934 and is the oldest botanic garden in Texas, with 2,501 species of native and exotic plants in its 21 specialty gardens. It is open daily.  An admission fee is charged for the Conservatory and Japanese Garden; but the other gardens are free. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Worth_Botanic_Garden)   For more information and pricing visit http://www.fwbg.org/  #60daysGWXVII

  6. Kimbell Art Museum — The Kimbell Art Foundation, which owns and operates the Museum, was established in 1936 by Kay and Velma Kimbell, together with Kay’s sister and her husband, Dr. and Mrs. Coleman Carter. The Kimbell collection today consists of about 350 works that not only epitomize their periods and movements but also touch individual high points of aesthetic beauty and historical importance.  For more information visit https://www.kimbellart.org #60daysGWXVII

  7. Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que — Located at 301 Stockyards Boulevard in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards, Cooper’s Fort Worth location started cooking over mesquite coals and serving meat right off the pit in January of 2010, the same way their flagship location in Llano has been cooking and serving guests since 1962. For your dining experience the Fort Worth location has Cooper’s traditional picnic style seating in a large main dining area as well as indoor/outdoor patio seating. Check them out at http://coopersbbqfortworth.com/ #60daysGWXVII

  8. Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame — Started in 1975, in the basement of the Deaf Smith County Library in Hereford, TX, the Museum and Hall of Fame moved to Fort Worth in 1994 to plan for and build a new permanent home.The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is the only museum in the world dedicated to honoring women of the American West who have displayed extraordinary courage and pioneer spirit in their trailblazing efforts. It includes interactive exhibit galleries that feature artifacts of the permanent collection, a traveling exhibit gallery, two theaters, gift shop, and a research library and archives. Currently, the museum’s archives house more than 4000 artifacts and information about more than 750 remarkable women.  #60daysGWXVII

  9. Fort Worth Japanese Gardens — The 7.5 acre garden, located in the Fort Worth Botanical Garden, was built in 1973 and many of the plants and construction materials were donated by Fort Worth’s sister city Nagaoka, Japan. Attractions at the garden include a zen garden, a moon viewing (tsukimi) deck, waterfalls, cherry trees, Japanese maples, a pagoda, and fish food dispensers to feed the hundreds of koi in the Japanese Garden’s three ponds.  For hours and pricing visit http://www.fwbg.org/the-japanese-garden #60daysGWXVII

  10. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth — The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is the oldest art museum in Texas and one of the oldest museums in the western United States.The Modern was chartered in 1892 as the Fort Worth Public Library and Art Gallery, but the name and mission have evolved over the years.
    – The Carnegie Public Library Art Gallery, 1901
    – The Fort Worth Museum of Art, 1910
    – The Fort Worth Art Center, 1954
    – The Fort Worth Art Museum-Center, 1971
    – The Fort Worth Art Museum, 1974
    – Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 1987

    The 25 women who founded the Public Library and Art Gallery sought to bring a different sort of culture to the historically cattle-focused city. Approaching Storm, 1875, by George Inness, was purchased in 1904 as the Museum’s first acquisition and was then still a relatively young painting. Five years later, the Museum’s first exhibition included 45 paintings by contemporary American artists.

    A new home for the Museum, designed by the world-renowned architect Tadao Ando, opened in Fort Worth’s Cultural District on December 14, 2002. The new Modern features 53,000 square feet of gallery space, a 5,600-square-foot education center, and a state-of-the-art auditorium. https://www.themodern.org/ #60daysGWXVII

  11. Woodshed Smokehouse (no reservations) This is one busy place but well worth it. The Woodshed Smokehouse is Chef Tim Love’s homage to all things grilled, roasted, and slow-cooked, featuring a daily rotating selection of beef, lamb, pork, cabrito, wild game, fish, and vegetables, all cooked over a variety of woods and fire sources.  It is also located on the Trinity Trails. http://woodshedsmokehouse.com/about/, 3201 Riverfront Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76107  #60daysGWXVII
  12. Amon Carter Museum of Fort Worth The Amon Carter Museum of American Art offers a diverse array of exhibitions, publications, and programs that connect visitors to masterworks of American art. It was established through the generosity of Amon G. Carter Sr. (1879–1955) to house his collection of paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell; to collect, preserve, and exhibit the finest examples of American art; and to serve an educational role through exhibitions, publications, and programs devoted to the study of American art. https://www.cartermuseum.org/ #60daysGWXVII
  13. Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame honors those men and women who have excelled in the sport and business of rodeo, and the western lifestyle in Texas. With 100+ inductees including Nolan Ryan, Tommy Lee Jones, Trevor Brazile, Don Edwards, George Strait, Lane Frost, Ty Murray, Barry Corbin, Red Steagall, Tuff Hedeman, J.J. Hampton (17 time PWRA World Champion), Charmayne James, and Don Gay (8 time RCA World Champion Bull Rider). Each of the inductees have their own individual booth containing personal memorabilia for guests to view. Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame opened its doors in 2001. The building housing Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame is one of the horse and mule barns in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. Originally built in 1888, these barns housed over 3,000 horses and mules. The original wooden barns that stood in this location were lost March 14, 1911 when a spark from a passing train ignited a fire. They were rebuilt and completed in March 1912 and considered the first “fire proof” barns. The bricks, columns, metal doors, cat-walks, and cinder blocks seen here are all original architecture.  The Hall of Fame is also home to the Sterquell Wagon Collection, John Justin Trail of Fame, Chisholm Trail Exhibit, Zigrang Bit Collection and more! http://texascowboyhalloffame.org/ #60daysGWXVII
  14. Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge The Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge (FWNC&R) is a natural area comprised of forests, prairies, and wetlands allowing you to step back in time and experience what the Fort Worth/Dallas Metroplex was like in the early 20th century. The inception of the FWNC&R was based on protecting the local watershed. In 1914 when Lake Worth was built land was purchased around the West Fork of the Trinity River by the City of Fort Worth to protect the quality of drinking water for the Fort Worth community. With great persistence from some local citizens, particularly the Fort Worth Audubon Society, the Park Board designated some land in 1964 to create a wildlife sanctuary and nature preserve for the community and the FWNC&R was born. http://www.fwnaturecenter.org/ #60daysGWXVII
  15. Love Shack The Love Shack is a live music and burger joint located in Fort Worth’s historic Stockyards District. Chef Tim Love puts his signature Western spin on classics like Texas Angus burgers and hand-cut fries. Chef Tim Love’s classic burger joint, the Love Shack, is a one of a kind dining experience for families of all ages. It is cash only but there is an ATM close by. http://loveburgershackfortworth.com/ #60daysGWXVII
  16. Ripley’s Believe It or Not Discover the strange, the shocking, and beautiful at Ripley’s Believe or Not! in Grand Prairie.  Enjoy some eye-poping exhibits where you can pose with your favorite celebrity, lose yourself in our spinning vortex tunnel, and even see a shrunken head!  The array of weird will leave you spellbound. https://www.ripleys.com/grandprairie/ #60daysGWXVII
  17. Fort Worth Cattle Drive — The Texas Longhorn and the American cowboy are two of the most enduring symbols of the Old West. They’re a big reason why Fort Worth earned the nickname “Cowtown.” And they formed the core of the great cattle drives of the late nineteenth century. Now, the romance and mystique of cowboys and cattle drives returns to Fort Worth with The Herd – Texas Longhorns driven by genuine Texas cowhands – offering an unforgettable glimpse into the past. You’ll hear the jingle of spurs, the cattle bawling, and the rhythm of the hoofbeats. As The Herd passes, a bygone era comes to life before your eyes every day at 11:30AM & 4:00PM. #60daysGWXVII
  18. Velvet Taco — Velvet Taco is a temple to the liberated taco. They are a one-of-a-kind taco concept serving premium food in a unique & funky fast-casual setting. Founded on the idea that tacos don’t have to be associated with Tex-Mex cuisine and can be made with the same care and quality ingredients as fine dining, Velvet Taco is where “anything goes meets the art of the possible. They offer a menu that explores the edge of multi-cultural boundaries, liberating tacos to a whole new level. They make their own tortillas, slow roast their own chicken and corn, use lots of booze in their margaritas, and make everything from scratch. https://velvettaco.com/ #60daysGWXVII
  19. Cowtown Cattle Pen Maze — Spanning 5,400 square feet, this labyrinth of wooden pathways is always a challenge. Prep for your mission by viewing the maze from a large second-story observation deck. This is also a great place to watch or cheer on your friends and family. Check out the website for times, prices, and specials. http://www.cowtowncattlepenmaze.com/ #60daysGWXVII
  20. AT&T Cowboy Stadium — AT&T Stadium, formerly Cowboys Stadium, is a retractable roof stadium in Arlington, TX. It serves as the home of the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL) and was completed on May 27, 2009. It is also the home of the Cotton Bowl Classic and the Big 12 Championship Game. The facility, owned by the city of Arlington, can also be used for a variety of other activities such as concerts, basketball games, college and high school football contests, rodeos and motocross and Spartan races. It replaced the partially covered Texas Stadium, which served as the Cowboys’ home from 1971 through the 2008 season.

    The stadium is sometimes referred to as “Jerry World” after Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who originally envisioned it as a large entertainment mecca. The stadium seats 80,000, making it the fourth largest stadium in the NFL by seating capacity. The maximum capacity of the stadium with standing room is 105,000. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AT%26T_Stadium) #60daysGWXVII

  21. Six Flags — Six Flags Over Texas is a 212-acre theme park located in Arlington, Texas, east of Fort Worth and about 15 miles west of Dallas. It was the first Six Flags Theme Park, but because of later acquisitions it is not the oldest park of the Six Flags chain. (https://www.sixflags.com/overtexas) #60daysGWXVII

  22. Globe Life Park in Arlington — Globe Life Park in Arlington is a baseball park in Arlington, Texas, located between Dallas and Fort Worth. It is home to the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball and the Texas Rangers Baseball Hall of Fame. (https://www.mlb.com/rangers/ballpark) #60daysGWXVII

  23. National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum — The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum was founded February 1, 2001 by Fort Worth, Texas, husband and wife team Jim and Gloria Austin to acknowledge the contributions of individuals of Hispanic, native, European, Asian and African descent to the settlement of the Western American Frontier. Originally named the National Cowboys of Color Museum, the museum was renamed in 2008 to describe the diverse history the museum embodies. The museum is located at 2029 N. Main Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76164 in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards area. There is a Hall of Fame and permanent exhibits highlighting the Buffalo Soldiers, Tuskegee Airmen, Native American Indian Chiefs, and the Vaquero. Open Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday Noon to 4PM (last tickets sold at 3PM) and Saturday Noon to 5PM (last tickets sold at 4PM) http://www.cowboysofcolor.org/ #60daysGWXVII

  24. Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and the Omni Theater — The museum is located at 1600 Gendy Street in Fort Worth. Attractions at the museum include the Noble Planetarium and the Omni Theater, with Star’s Cafe and Shop Too! gift shop, in addition to both traveling and permanent exhibits. With an eight-story domed screen and 30-degree stadium seating, the Omni Theater is the largest IMAX dome in the US west of the Mississippi River. The Omni’s 120-foot-wide screen places the audience in the center of the action, producing a sensation much close to real-life than a conventional movie theater. (https://www.fwmuseum.org/) #60daysGWXVII

  25. Fort Worth Aviation Museum — The museum, formerly the Veterans Memorial Air Park, is dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of aviation in Fort Worth, the North Texas region, and around the world. Includes museum exhibits and an air park of 24 airplanes. (https://www.fortworthaviationmuseum.com/) #60daysGWXVII

  26. Pinstripes Bistro, Bowling and Bocce — Pinstripes was built from a passion to gather, to celebrate, and to experience sophisticated fun. Gather around our outdoor fire pit, rival friends in a game of bocce, or lace up the bowling shoes in our grand rendition of the classic American pastime. We feature seasonal, locally sourced ingredients in every dish. We take pride in our thoughtfully selected wine list, rotating craft beers, and attractive variety of handcrafted cocktails. (https://pinstripes.com/fort-worth-texas/) #60daysGWXVII

  27. Sundance Square — Buzzing day and night with high-energy ambiance, this 35-block, multi-use district is filled with shops, restaurants, entertainment options, offices, and residences. #60daysGWXVII

  28. Fossil Rim Wildlife Center — This center is an endangered species research and conservation center near Glen Rose, TX. The facility has over 1,000 animals from 50 species. Guided and self-guided tours of the center are the main attractions–one of which is the 9.5 mile driving tour. (https://fossilrim.org/) #60daysGWXVII

  29. Bureau of Engraving and Printing — The BEP’s public Tour and Visitor Center located in Fort Worth, Texas is a great place to learn about U.S. currency. Visitors can see where billions of dollars are printed from an enclosed walkway, which is suspended above the production floor! Over half of the nation’s currency order is produced in Fort Worth. Available before or after the free self-guided tour, the experience includes an informative theater film, and visitors have the opportunity to walk through two floors of interactive exhibits and displays showcasing currency history and the intricate art of currency manufacturing. Also located in the visitor center is the Moneyfactory Gift Shop where the public can purchase souvenir items including uncut currency sheets and other specialty currency products. The Fort Worth Tour and Visitor Center is closed on Mondays, weekends, federal holidays, and as an efficiency measure, is also closed the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. https://www.bep.gov/fortworthtxtours.html #60daysGWXVII

  30. Casa Mañana — Casa Mañana is a professional musical theatre in Fort Worth Texas, producing Broadway and Children’s Theatre productions. http://www.casamanana.org/ #60daysGWXVII

  31. FunkyTown Donuts — FunkyTown Donuts is a family owned bakery dedicated to making handcrafted donuts and providing a great customer service experience. They aim to put a Funky twist on the traditional doughnut and give that good old southern charm. Their belief that quality ingredients are very important and they make as much from scratch as possible.
    There are a variety of donuts offered daily including yeast and cake donuts, with a rotating list of seasonal glazes. Gluten free and vegan options are offered on Wednesday and Sunday. They use fresh fruit in their glazes and try to bring as much seasonal flavors as possible to their Funky Fresh donuts. The dough is made from scratch, and uses fresh ingredients. They have two locations in Fort Worth. http://www.funkytowndonuts.com/ #60daysGWXVII

  32. Omaha’s Army/Navy Store — Omaha’s Military Surplus is an original army navy store located in Fort Worth, Texas. It has a vast inventory of original issue war surplus from WWII, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Shop for real surplus including camouflage clothing, combat boots, tactical supplies, camping, theatrical, and more. Omaha’s Surplus is an authentic military surplus store. https://www.omahas.com/ #60daysGWXVII

  33. Ol’ South Pancake House — Founded by late restaurateur David Benson, along with his sister Bette, Ol’ South Pancake House is where the entire family can enjoy southern home-style cooking at any time of the day or night. Signature dishes have kept their guests coming back for more, with their most popular World Famous German Pancakes being served over 40 thousand times each year to loyal customers.
    For over 50 years, Ol’ South has continued to carry on the tradition of a 24 hour family restaurant with signature cooking. As one of Fort Worth’s landmarks, Ol’ South has served and pleased over 10 million customers since 1962, including many celebrities, dignitaries, congressmen, athletes and musicians.
    Ol’ South Pancake House is proud to be Texan and always strives to offer the best in Southern cooking. https://www.olsouthpancakehouse.com/ #60daysGWXVII

  34. Heim Barbeque — Husband and wife, Travis & Emma Heim, pride themselves on traditional Texas Style Barbecue, the slow and low process of creating tender savory smoked meats that let the flavor speak for itself. The restaurants sell out often so call ahead or arrive early. They have two locations: 1109 W. Magnolia Ave. and the new larger location at 5333 White Settlement Road. http://heimbbq.com/ #60daysGWXVII

  35.  Texas Motor Speedway — Texas Motor Speedway, with a crowd capacity in excess of 200,000, is among the largest sports stadiums in America and features an array of amenities that make it one of the premier venues in the world of sports. Known as “No Limits, Texas,” the 1.5-mile superspeedway located in Fort Worth plays host to two races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series as well as one in the Verizon IndyCar Series. The attendances for the NASCAR Sprint Cup events since the facility opened in 1997 annually rank among the largest sporting events in the United States. https://www.texasmotorspeedway.com/ #60daysGWXVII

  36. Lucille’s (Camp Bowie Blvd) — Lucile’s is a full service restaurant and bar serving lunch and dinner seven days a week and breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. The menu is centered around “American Food Classics,” popular American dishes made from classic recipes updated to today’s lifestyle.
    Daily blackboard features offer a variety of fresh seafood and homemade soup that change daily. The bar features an array of award winning martinis, a variety of wines, bottle and draught beer. http://luciles.org/ #60daysGWXVII

  37. Duchess (University TCU) — Dutch’s Hamburgers, a good ol’ neighborhood joint, opened in the spring of 2007 at 3009 S. University Dr., in Fort Worth. The burger-and-beer café sits in a historic building next to the longtime TCU Theater, in the former Jon’s Grille space, facing the main Texas Christian University campus. http://www.dutchshamburgers.com/ #60daysGWXVII

  38. Topgolf Fort Worth — Sprawling entertainment venue with a high-tech driving range with fun point-scoring golf games for all skill levels, upscale bar food and drinks, music and more! https://topgolf.com/us/fort-worth/ #60daysGWXVII

  39. Ninja Sushi — Buffet featuring a mix of sushi & grilled Japanese fare, plus a bar with cocktails, sake & beer. http://www.ninjasushigrill.com/ #60daysGWXVII

  40. Texas Civil War Museum — The museum opened in January of 200. With over 15,000 square feet of exhibits, it is the largest Civil War museum west of the Mississippi River. It consists of three separate galleries that display a civil war collection, Victorian dress collection, and United Daughters of the Confederacy Texas Confederate collection. The hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10AM-5PM; admission is $7 for ages 13 and up, $4 ages 6-12, children 5 and under are free with an adult. http://texascivilwarmuseum.com/ #60daysGWXVII

  41. Melts Ice Cream — Melt has been serving happy ice cream to the fine folks of Fort Worth since we opened in 2014. A year earlier, founder Kari Crowe-Seher figured out what was missing from Fort Worth’s eclectic Near Southside: ice cream. With her passion for bringing joy to people’s lives and her husband Mark’s background in finance, Melt opened its doors and the scoop slinging began! Since then, we’ve been pouring love into our unique flavors and putting smiles on faces from all over the Metroplex and beyond. (https://www.melticecreams.com/) #60daysGWXVII

  42. Mexican Inn Cafe — Since 1936, Mexican Inn Cafe has been serving delicious Tex-Mex specialties to the people of North Texas. They have long been a Fort Worth tradition, and now have grown to include locations in several nearby communities. Their history is interesting to say the least: https://www.mexicaninncafe.com/our-story #60daysGWXVII

  43. Whiskey Ranch — Come experience the largest whiskey distillery west of the Mississippi located on the historic former grounds of the Glen Garden Country Club. The immersive tours on the art and science of whiskey distilling are entertaining for whiskey experts and beginners alike.
    Experience an up-close look at every step of the distillation and aging process that creates the distinct taste of our TX Bourbon. Hear the story behind their proprietary yeast, witness firsthand how they make their custom caps, and enjoy a taste of TX all while taking in stunning views of downtown Fort Worth. The tour will conclude with a tasting in their Tavern, and afterwards you will have the opportunity to try a delicious cocktail from their mixologist or browse the Ranch Store at your leisure. https://www.frdistilling.com/book-a-tour/ #60daysGWXVII

  44. Backwoods Paddlesports — They offer rentals for stand up paddleboards, kayaks, and canoes. Located on the Trinity River at Panther Island Pavilion (480 N. Taylor Street) in the heart of Fort Worth. http://www.backwoodspaddlesports.com #60daysGWXVII

  45. Fort Worth Bus Tours — This tour of the sights and scenes of Fort Worth introduces you to the City of “Cowboys and Culture”, Where the West Begins. Covering our rich history from a lonely outpost on the western frontier and the cattle drives of the Chisholm Trail, to the vibrant city Fort Worth is today. The tour begins at 10am on Saturdays at the Downtown Visitor Information Center at 508 Main St. and at 2pm on Sundays at Stockyards Station at 131 E. Exchange. The tour in the brightly decorated bus includes Sundance Square Plaza and the vibrant Downtown, parks and museums, the Cultural District, and the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards. They also offer a Ghost Bus Tour and a Downtown Walking Tour. https://www.fwtours.com/ #60daysGWXVII5/5

  46. Log Cabin Village — Escape the present and experience the past… right here in the heart of Fort Worth! The Log Cabin Village is a living history museum owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth. the historic structures, furnished with authentic artifacts, provides a vivid look at life in the nineteenth century North Texas frontier. Each log house displays different aspects of pioneer life. The exhibits include a water-powered gristmill, a one-room schoolhouse, a blacksmith shop, an herb garden, and several log home settings. Historical interpreters, who are City of Fort Worth staff and volunteers, depict the lifestyle of the people who lived and settled the area in the mid to late 1800s. http://www.logcabinvillage.org #60daysGWXVII

  47. Reata Restaurant — Reata, Spanish for “rope”, is named for the majestic ranch in the 1950’s epic movie “Giant,” starring James Dean, Rock Hudson and Elizabeth Taylor. Based upon the famous novel by Edna Ferber, this legendary movie uniquely symbolizes the strength, spirit and excitement of the legendary days of the wide open west.
    Simply put, the first Reata Restaurant started when a hungry west Texas rancher had a hankerin’ for some really great food. Al Micallef, owner of the CF Ranch, took his hunger into his own hands and partnered with Fort Worth businessman Mike Evans in 1995 and opened the first Reata Restaurant in Alpine, TX.
    From Alpine grew the nationally renowned original Fort Worth location – survivor of one of the most destructive tornadoes in U.S. history. The Reata at Sundance, opened in the heart of downtown Fort Worth in May 2002. https://www.reata.net/ #60daysGWXVII

  48. Airfield Falls Trailhead — The trailhead park has McDonnell Douglas C-9 aircraft wings and tail along with some other airplane related pieces such as wind socks beside the entry driveways and runway lighting poles.
    The overall concept for the park/trailhead is conservation. The parking area features water permeable paving, allowing rainwater to be absorbed directly into the ground rather than becoming runoff. There are numerous picnic tables and a pavilion.
    The park is bordered by Kings Branch and Farmers Branch tributaries of the Trinity River. They join near the park and then proceed to Airfield Falls. There is a paved trail that leads down to Kings Branch and bridges over both. The trail follows the waterway to the waterfall and is beautifully landscaped with drought tolerant plants and butterfly attracting flowering plants. Located at 3301 Trinity Park Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76107. #60daysGWXVII

  49. Forest Park Miniature Railroad — For over 60 years, the miniature railway has established itself as a local tourist destination and Forth Worth Landmark. Since its opening day, riders have flocked to the Forest Park Miniature Railway for a peaceful retreat around Ft. Worth’s Trinity Park. From the depot, the train heads east and then cuts north to cross the Trinity River on one of the trains longest trestle bridges. Throughout its 5-mile journey, the train travels under the highway and proceeds into the tranquil Trinity Park. The complete 5-mile circuit features two depots and six bridges. It is located at 1700 Colonial Pkwy in Fort Worth. http://forestparktrains.com #60daysGWXVII

  50. Jersey Lilly Photo Parlor — The Jersey Lilly Old-Time Photo Parlor is located in the front lobby of the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. They offer Antique Sepia Tone photos, old-time backgrounds, costumes, and props. http://texascowboyhalloffame.org/jerseylily.php #60daysGWXVII

  51. Monnig Meteorite Gallery — The Monnig Meteorite Collection is one of the largest university-based meteorite collections in the world. Currently, the Monnig contains nearly 3,000 samples from more than 2,300 different meteorites, and the collection is constantly growing. While the Monnig Meteorite Gallery is the public face of the collection, 95 percent of the samples are not on display and are used for education and scientific research. Admission to the gallery is always FREE. https://monnigmuseum.tcu.edu/ #60daysGWXVII

  52. Traders Village — Traders Village in Grand Prairie, TX is spread over 120 acres with more than 3,500 dealers every weekend. It’s the largest weekend flea market in Texas. They have amusement park rides from kiddie rides to rides for the whole family. https://tradersvillage.com/grand-prairie/ #60daysGWXVII

  53. Bass Performance Hall — Bass Performance Hall is permanent home to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth Opera, and the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and Cliburn Concerts. The Hall is renowned for its superb acoustics, exceptional sight lines and ambience on level with the great halls of the world. Check out the website https://www.basshall.com/ for the schedule of performances. #60daysGWXVII

  54. River Legacy Park — This park system is located along the Trinity River in the northwestern section of Arlington. This 1,031 acres forest floodplain park is Arlington’s segment of a visionary 75-mile greenbelt parkland from west Fort Worth through east Dallas. (https://naturallyfun.org/river-legacy-parks) #60daysGWXVII

  55. Burger’s Lake — A 30-acre park featuring a one-acre spring-fed lake for swimming. The facility includes two sandy beaches for sunning, big trees for shade, over 300 picnic tables, and charcoal grills for cooking. http://www.burgerslake.com/ #60daysGWXVII

  56. Star Cafe — The Star Cafe was built in the early 1900’s and wears its original charm like a Texas badge of honor. From the tin ceiling to the countertops, the Star Cafe offers a nostalgic trip back to days long ago. Family owned and operated with pride, the Star Cafe is dedicated to old-fashioned service and quality. Located in the Fort Worth Stockyards at 111 West Exchange Avenue. http://www.starcafefortworth.com/ #60daysGWXVII

  57. Coyote Drive-In — Shows outdoor double feature movies every night with a big, covered concession area serving local brews, plus a playground. http://coyotedrive-in.com/fortworth/ #60daysGWXVII

  58. Grapevine, TX — Grapevine is a city in Texas. It’s known for its restored 19th- and 20th-century buildings. Many of these are on downtown’s Main Street, which is lined with restaurants, galleries, and shops. The Cotton Belt Railroad District is home to artisans’ workshops, including a glass-blowing studio, a blacksmith and a bronze foundry. The 1888 Cotton Belt Railroad Depot is the starting point of the Grapevine Vintage Railroad. Grapevine is also home to The Gaylord Texan, Grapevine Wine Tours, Legoland, and SeaLife Aquarium. #60daysGWXVII


Highlighted Caches:

  1. GC1G6F1 Waterfalls – Lake Worth – 49 Favorite Points (as of 3/17/2019) – Earthcache – 2.0/4.0 – Date Placed 9/11/2008
  2. GC62 Tombstone – 663 Favorite Points (as of 3/17/2019) – Multi/Small – 2.5/3.5 – Date Placed 09/26/2000 — oldest cache in Texas

  3. GCC9 No Walk in the Park – 333 Favorite Points (as of 3/17/2019) – Trad/Reg – 2.0/2.0 – Date Placed 11/28/2000

  4. GC2HDCC “Scout Salute!” – 119 Favorite Points (as of 3/17/2019) – Trad/Reg – 1.5/1.5 – Date Placed 10/28/2010

  5. GC5N10Y Dealey Plaza / The Grassy Knoll – 79 Favorite Points (as of 3/23/2019) – Wherigo/Micro – 2.0/2.0 – Date Placed 02/18/2015

  6. GC3FFD Number One – 107 Favorite Points (as of 3/17/2019) – Virtual – 1.0/1.5 – Date Placed 03/06/2002

  7. GC5DFNX Arlingtontrains7 #8 (Birdhouse, GADGET CACHE) – 63 Favorite Points (as of 3/17/2019) – Trad/Small – 2.5/1.5 – Date Placed 09/24/2014

  8. GC6P20K You Make The Chain! (Gadget Cache) – 30 Favorite Points (as of 3/30/2019) – Reg/Small – 2.0/2.0 – Date Placed 08/03/2016

  9. GCC264 Ft. Worth Stone Henge – 16 Favorite Points (as of 3/30/2019) – Virtual – 1.0/1.0 – Date Placed 01/11/2003

  10. GC3710 The Grassy Knoll – 459 Favorite Points (as of 3/17/2019) – Virtual – 1.0/1.0 – Date Placed 02/02/2002

  11. GC755C Rush Hour – 214 Favorite Points (as of 3/17/2019) – Virtual – 1.0/1.0 – Date Placed 07/24/20024/6

  12. GC6WV4R Fire Station 17-Little Big House – 76 Favorite Points (as of 4/6/2019) – Mystery/Large – 1.5/1.5 – Date Placed 11/10/2016

  13. GC696C Cravens’ Kitty Cat Napping – 49 Favorite Points (as of 3/23/2019) – Virtual – 1.0/1.0 – Date Placed 06/27/2002

  14. GC1C3EJ Walk in the park #1 – 13 Favorite Points (as of 4/6/2019) – Trad/Micro – 1.5/4.5 – Date Placed 05/09/2008

  15. GC7B7P4 Cowboy Up Or Go Wait In The Truck! – 30 Favorite Points (as of 3/23/2019) – Virtual – 1.0/1.0 – 08/24/2017

  16. GC43NAX Red Pecos Sandstone – 141 Favorite Points (as of 4/6/2019) – Earthcache – 1.5/1.0 – Date Placed 01/01/2013

  17. GC3DB Only rock In the Park – 53 Favorite Points (as of 4/6/2019) – Trad/Other – 1.0/1.0 – Date Placed 03/04/2001

  18. GCMM24 WMD – 53 Favorite Points (as of 4/6/2019) – Mystery/Reg – 4.0/2.5 – Date Placed 01/27/2005

  19. GC1PDR4 Ham Stand – 220 Favorite Points (as of 4/6/2019) – Trad/Small – 3.0/1.5 – Date Placed 04/01/2009

  20. GC4TH9A JFK50GT #1:Love Field – This is one geocache of a 14 cache GeoTrail series. To complete the GeoTrail, visit the website at http://www.jfk50geotrail.com and download the Passport. You will need to take the Passport with you to each cache and be ready to write, punch, or stamp the appropriate markings that are hidden in each cache. Once complete, follow the instructions to receive your commemorative token.

  21. GC13789 1928 Ross Avenue TB Hotel – 216 Favorite Points (as of 4/15/2019) – Multi/Regular – 1.5/1.5 – 05/28/2007

  22. TRWD Trinity Trails Geocaching Adventure GeoTour (GT59) – 120 Favorite Points (as of 4/15/2019) – The TRWD Trinity Trails Geocaching Adventure GeoTour takes you on a journey throughout the entire trail system to discover hidden gems, historically significant locations and some of the most popular spots along the trails in Fort Worth, Texas. It’s perfect for families, geocaching newbies and seasoned “cachers” alike. The TRWD is currently maintaining the tour to ensure that it is in tip-top shape for GeoWoodstock weekend. They will have a coin for those that complete the GeoTour requirements. https://www.geocaching.com/play/geotours/trinity-trails?fbclid=IwAR1qdgexlvMATpGjepRupBHtW5dhBcPxsdOpj4PphbDWAYg9Ax4wpn073vM

  23. GC67RDP PSP (Gadget Cache) – 65 Favorite Points (as of 4/16/2019) – Trad/Small – 2.0/2.0 – Date Placed 12/05/2015

  24. GC2AF5 Virtually Cowtown – 75 Favorite Points (as of 4/16/2019) – Virtual – 1.0/1.0 – Date Placed 11/23/2001

  25. GC98 Texas Double-Second Oldest Cache in Texas – 204 Favorite Points (as of 4/16/2019) – Trad/Reg -1.5/2.5 – Date Placed 10/28/2000 — as the name says this is the second oldest cache in Texas

  26. GC7DC – Veteran’s Park #1 – 40 Favorite Points (as of 4/18/2019) – Trad/Reg – 2.0/2.0 – Date Placed 04/25/2001

  27. GC8EE7 Save the Future – 69 Favorite Points (as of 4/18/2019) – Virtual – 1.0/1.0 – Date Placed 09/15/2002

  28. GC5393 Virtually Cowtown IV: Stock Options – 73 Favorite Points (as of 4/18/2019) – Virtual – 1.0/1.0 – Date Placed 05/08/2002

  29. GCV8A2 TexOhiMaryFlor… un, Oh, This Is Nuts! – 92 Favorite Points (as of 4/18/2019) -Multi/Micro – 2.5/1.5 – Date Placed 04/20/2006

  30. GCC93C Alexander – 100 Favorite Points (as of 4/23/2019) – Virtual – 1.0/1.0 – Date Placed 01/24/2003 We ask that you please be respectful. Due to the number of cachers in town, this should only be done in the daytime and no need to hang out.

  31. GC685D8 Follow Directions (Gadget Cache) – 47 Favorite Points (as of 4/23/2019) – Trad/Small – 2.5/2.0 – Date Placed 12/13/2015

  32. GCGHFV Travel Bug Depot – 78 Favorite Points (as of 4/23/2019) – Trad/Reg – 1.5/1.5 – Date Placed 07/27/2003

  33. GC21KYC Lone Point-CCC Structure-Great View – 14 Favorite Points (as of 4/23/2019) – Trad/Reg – 2.0/3.0 – Date Placed 10/16/2010

  34. GC981A Survivors Park:Dallas – 95 Favorite Points (as of 4/28/2019) – Virtual – 1.0/1.0 – Date Placed 10/06/2002

  35. GCF8B Smack on the Water – 9 Favorite Points (as of 4/28/2019) – Trad/Reg – 2.0/3.0 – Date Placed 07/08/2001

  36. GC596A Outlaws and Pioneers – 48 Favorite Points (as of 4/28/2019) – Multi/Small – 2.0/1.5 – 05/18/2002 PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL!

  37. GC166B Rock Road Adventure – 12 Favorite Points (as of 5/1/2019) – Multi/Reg – 4.0/3.0 – Date Placed 08/08/2001

  38. GC5Z2GV Get Your Smell On! (Gadget Cache) – 42 Favorite Points (as of 5/1/2019) – Mystery/Small – 2.5/2.0 – Date Placed 07/10/2015

  39. GC6490 N33W96 Confluence – 63 Favorite Points (as of 5/2/2019) – Virtual – 1.0/1.0 – Date Placed 06/15/2002

  40. GC364QW Red – 37 Favorite Points (as of 5/2/2019) – Mystery/Micro – 3.0/1.0 – Date Placed 10/17/2011

  41. GC42YN1 An Ammo Can – 140 Favorite Points (as of 5/4/2019) – Trad/Large – 1.5/1.5 – Date Placed 12/16/2012

  42. GC64AB6 Double Trouble (Gadget Cache) – 16 Favorite Points (as of 5/4/2019) – Trad/Small – 2.5/3.0 – Date Placed 11/10/2015

  43. GC7CH9Q Its About Time…. the Trailhead – 5 Favorite Points (as of 5/4/2019) – Trad/Micro – 1.5/1.5 – Date Placed 09/18/2017

  44. GC9B44 Hopewell Post Office & Dinosaur Track – 116 (as of 5/4/2019) – Virtual – 1.0/1.0 – Date Placed 10/12/2002

  45. GC7C7KP Sticks’N Knobs (Gadget Cache) – 12 Favorite Points (as of 5/4/2019) – Trad/Small – 3.0/1.5 – Date Place 09/11/2017

  46. GC7K52N Bonnie and Clyde – Cemetery Where Clyde Rests – 1 Favorite Point (as of 5/4/2019) – Trad/Small – 1.0/2.5 – Date Placed 03/06/2018

  47. GC67ZM0 Find The Answer (Gadget Cache) – 35 Favorite Points (as of 5/7/2019) – Mystery/Small – 5.0/2.5 – Date Placed 12/10/2015

  48. GC29TF9 Barrow Star Filling Station – 5 Favorite Points (as of 5/9/2019) – Trad/Micro – 1.5/1.5 – Date Placed 06/05/2010

  49. GC6A5FP MGCTOH #3 (FUSION) Gadget Cache – 26 Favorite Points (as of 5/9/2019) – Trad/Small – 2.0/2.0 – Date Placed 01/23/2016

  50. GC596 #1 Frog Hollow – 25 Favorite Points (as of 5/9/2019) – Multi/Reg – 1.5/1.5 – Date Placed 03/29/2001

  51. GC6872Q Light It Up (Gadget Cache) – 39 Favorite Points (as of 5/9/2019) – Trad/Small – 1.5/2.0 – Date Place 12/15/2015

  52. GC6A5AM MGCTOH #1 (One At A Time) Gadget Cache – 28 Favorite Points as of (5/9/2019) – Trad/Small – 2.0/2.5 – Date Placed 01/23/2016

  53. GC91E4 Botanical Gardens – 44 Favorite Points (as of 5/9/2019) – Virtual – 1.0/1.0 – Date Place 09/22/2002