Fort Worth

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Flying To Fort Worth With American Airlines

Pack your cowboy boots when you take a flight to Fort Worth with American Airlines. This city, rich with history of cattle and oil, oozes Western charm in the Stockyards National Historic District, while its art and science museums are some of the best in the United States. Come see both the old and the new when you fly to Fort Worth with American Airlines.

Mosey through Fort Worth's sprawling Stockyards National Historic District

Millions of cattle found their way to these stockyards starting in the late 1800s—a visit the Stockyards Museum gives you a glimpse into cowboy past. Get fitted for custom boots at M.L. Leddy's Boots & Saddlery, cut into a steak at Cattlemen's, then dance the night away at Billy Bob's, the largest honky-tonk in Texas.

Hit Fort Worth's trio of elegant art museums

The Amon Carter Museum's collection of Western art is unsurpassed, as is its photography collection, while the limestone-clad Kimbell, designed by Louis Kahn, offers an impressive array of modern art. Newest on the scene is The Modern, Tadao Ando's concrete and glass masterpiece, housing both modern and contemporary art.

Shop, eat, and drink in Sundance Square, Fort Worth's lively downtown district

Be on the lookout for converted brick loft buildings, sample a brew at Flying Saucer's beer garden, shop for sportswear at the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers stores, and enjoy Tex-Mex favorites like cheese enchiladas and ribeye fajitas at Mi Cocina.

Cool off with a romantic evening stroll through Fort Worth's cascading Water Gardens

Designed by Philip Johnson, opened in 1974, the Water Gardens is a series of pools, cascades, and fountains right in the middle of downtown Fort Worth. Kids love climbing around the Gardens while couples enjoy the flickering lights on summer nights.

Bring the family to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Interactive displays and an OMNIMAX theater will get everyone talking about their favorite exhibit. Measure bones in the "DinoLab," power a model city in the "Energy Blast" exhibit, and stargaze in the Noble Planetarium.

Book your flight to Fort Worth with American Airlines today to see some of Fort Worth's best attractions.

More Things To Do In Fort Worth

Follow American Airlines as we go off the beaten path to discover more things to do in Fort Worth. Enjoy the outdoors by exploring Fort Worth's Zoo, watch money roll off the presses at the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing, and celebrate the role of women in the American West at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. American is with you every step of the way.

Splash with your family at Burger's Lake

Located a few miles northwest of downtown Fort Worth, this classic 30-acre watering hole is a perfect way to cool off in a private lake filled with waterslides, platforms, fountains, a trapeze, and two sandy beaches. Get a bite from the snack bar and relax under shady trees in between games of beach volleyball or Marco Polo.

Take a quiet stroll through Fort Worth's Botanic Gardens

The oldest of its kind in Texas, over the course of this 109-acre garden, you can soak in the brilliant colors of the Rose Garden, enjoy the serenity of the Japanese Garden, smell dozens of varieties in the Fragrance Garden, and weave your way along the Texas Native Forest Boardwalk.

Tour the "Money Factory," Fort Worth's Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Watch as billions of dollars are printed at this facility—one of only two in the country that are open to the public. Then discover the latest high-tech anti-counterfeiting measures such as watermarks and color-shifting inks.

Hit the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame to learn not just about cowgirls, but some of the most famous women in the history of the American West

Think the likes of Little House on the Prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder, actress/singer Dale Evans, singer Patsy Cline, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, and Wilma Mankiller, the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.

Check in with the Fort Worth Zoo's lions and tigers

The Fort Worth Zoo is one of the country's tops,with more than 400 species to take a gander at. See powerful white tigers in the Asian Falls exhibit, look at the Komodo dragons and Burmese pythons in the 30,000-square-foot herpetarium, and learn which animals are native to the Texas area at the Texas Wild! exhibit.

Book your flight to Fort Worth with American Airlines today to see some of Fort Worth's best attractions.

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