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Fort Worth is cowboy land. Think boots, lassos and line dancing and you won’t be disappointed. Twice a day a herd of photogenic cows with large horns walk through the centre of this historic district for the cattle drive, and in the outlying areas of this big city are working ranches and true Texas spirit.
If you plan to explore Texas then get a hire car in Fort Worth and head 33 miles east to Dallas, 115 miles north to Wichita Falls or 190 miles south to Austin. Some of America’s most beautiful scenery is within easy reach.
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is 24 miles out of town and a drive of about 30 minutes. Interstates 35 and 20 intersect the city giving it great road links to the whole of southern America.
Get a rental car in Fort Worth from Budget, Hertz or Avis, all of which have collection points in the city. Dollar, Alamo and Thrifty are among the rental companies available at Dallas Fort Worth Airport.
Forth Worth is separated into a number of distinct districts. The historic Camp Bowie area is a nine-mile long strip of restaurants, shops and bakeries, while the cultural district, located a few miles west of downtown, has museums, theatres and the Fort Worth botanic gardens. The Dallas Cowboys are one of Fort Worth’s top attractions. The American football team is based at the AT&T stadium on the outskirts of town in Arlington, just off the I-30.
Just over 30 miles east of Fort Worth is Dallas, a glamorous city with great shops and an enticing skyline. Fans of the television show should also head out to Plano, 50 miles from Fort Worth, which is home to the famous Southwark Ranch, the fictional home of the Ewing family.
Grapevine is half an hour northeast of Fort Worth, a drive of 23 miles. There are a number of wineries in the area as well as walking trails linking them for tourists. Lake Grapevine to the north of the city provides hiking and cycling trails, as well as boating and water sports.
Texas and Fort Worth have good road links with the I-35 and I-20 passing through. There are some road tolls before entering certain cities so have purses handy.
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