6400 Pecan Valley Drive Ft. Worth, TX 76132 +1 817 249 1845
Located in southwest Fort Worth just below the Lake Benbrook dam, Pecan Valley offers two 18-hole courses. The river course provides some challenging moments with two par-5 holes that use the winding river as the focus. Pecan Valley is adequate, inexpensive and interesting. Amenities include a driving range, golf shop and lessons.
7009 South Freeway I-35W at Sycamore School Road Ft. Worth, TX 76134 +1 817 568 2337
It's "Miller Time" all the time at the Marketplace, located inside the Miller Brewery just 10 minutes south of downtown Fort Worth. Shoppers can purchase bar accessories, golf bags, glassware, Tommy Hilfiger shirts and even autographed memorabilia from NASCAR racing great Rusty Wallace-all sporting the Miller logo.
Benbrook Stables is a place to revel in the childlike wonder that comes riding a horse. This equestrian center offers trail riding, lessons and birthday parties for those who want to really get to know the horses and hay rides for younger visitors. Benbrook Stables is a family-oriented place, owned by family and established to create long-lasting and unique family memories for years to come. There are also charity rides throughout the year to benefit ailing horses and children alike.
145 East Exchange Avenue Ft. Worth, TX 76164 +1 817 624 6666
Getting lost was never so interesting and fun! At the Cowtown Cattlepen Maze, you can compete with your group of friends and even time yourself. The wooden mazes are changed often, making it challenging enough even for frequent visitors. Amateurs can also go to the observation deck and check out the maze structure before taking up the challenge. Also, you can organize team building sessions, birthday parties or a simple get together with your friends here. So get lost!
2520 Rodeo Plaza Ft. Worth, TX 76164 +1 817 624 7117
This cavernous honky-tonk is America's 'Best Country Music Nightclub' according to both the Country Music Association and The Academy of Country Music. It's also one of the largest and most famous. Founded in 1981, Billy Bob's Texas offers enough room for 6,000 people to drink, play pool, play video games or dance to the live country music performed every night. Rodeo enthusiasts will enjoy the indoor arena where cowboys ride bucking bulls every weekend. Friday and Saturday night headliners are often among the biggest names in the industry, including Garth Brooks, Lee Ann Rimes, Hank Williams Jr. and Bob Hope. All have left hand prints, which are displayed in concrete around the club.
131 East Exchange Avenue Suite 215 Ft. Worth, TX 76164 +1 817 336 4373
For a real taste of the Old West, come by the Stockyards area any afternoon and you will be treated to a mini-cattle drive sponsored by the City of Fort Worth. Fort Worth is proud of its Cowtown moniker, and wants to give tourists and locals a chance to see real cowboys and cattle in action. The cowboys dress in authentic turn-of-the-century clothing, and use period saddles and equipment. There are two separate cattle drives each day. Both start at the eastern end of Exchange Avenue, then move west towards the Cowtown Coliseum before turning and heading back to the pen.
121 East Exchange Avenue Ft. Worth, TX 76164 +1 817 625 1025
Located in the Ft. Worth Stockyards, the Cowtown Coliseum has a tremendous history. It was the site of the first indoor rodeo, held in 1918, and the first live radio broadcast, which took place at a rodeo here in 1923. Despite being an old building, the Coliseum has excellent modern conveniences such as the arena seats for 2,500 people, air conditioning, production lighting and a great sound system. Cowtown Coliseum is home to the Stockyard Championship rodeo, which takes place here every Friday and Saturday. Rodeos feature traditional bull riding, steer wrestling, calf roping, team roping and barrel racing.
128 East Exchange Avenue Ft. Worth, TX 76164 +1 817 624 3446
Located in the historical Fort Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth Stockyard Stables is a must-visit for all horse lovers. Go on a horseback ride through miles of peaceful terrain along the Trinity River, or have your picture taken by the stables' professional photographer. It's a great place to bring your little ones, as all ages are welcome here. Birthdays, weddings, corporate events and many other occasions are the perfect functions to hold here.
302 West Exchange Avenue Ft. Worth, TX 76164 +1 817 624 2800
Before it was Pearl's Dance Hall & Saloon, this place used to be a bordello that was opened by Buffalo Bill Cody. Today, there are still some remnants of its brothel past, with the original, gold tin ceiling still in tact, as well as a nude portrait of the Grand Madam that ran the place hanging from the wall to greet you as you walk in. Pearl's features country western, swing and honky-tonk tunes providing the soundtrack for cowboys and cowgirls to do their thing on the dance floor. Grab a beer or drink from the bar and two-step the night away.
114 West Exchange Avenue Ft. Worth, TX 76164 +1 817 386 0170
While the name is probably responsible for getting many in its doors, Filthy McNasty's live music culture is what brings people back. First built in 1920, the building housing this Fort Worth staple has been many saloons through the years, but in 1978 it became Filthy McNasty's and hasn't looked back. The bar features live music acts, two pool tables, and enough Texas swagger to fill the Cowboys' stadium. The lack of cover makes it an attractive option for those looking some live tunes while knocking back a few Buds.
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