For Austinites looking to see the city of ‘Cowboy and Culture,’ Fort Worth is the place! For those who enjoy a taste of western heritage, visit the Stockyards National Historic District. From the original brick walkways to the wooden corrals, every inch of the Stockyards tells the true history of Texas’s famous livestock industry. If you are looking to experience wildlife, look no further! The Fort Worth Zoo is named the best zoo in Texas, housing over 7,000 native and exotic animals. Take a stroll of downtown Fort Worth, where you will find West 7th, the perfect place for dining, entertainment, and shopping. Lastly, the Fort Worth Cultural District is a great way to find inspiration and broaden your horizons. In a single, park-like setting, you can span virtually the entire history of art, from priceless antiquities to impressionist milestones to modern artworks. Fort Worth is unlike any other, as it has achieved the cohesion between cowboy culture and a sense of urban sophistication.
And for Fort Worthians looking to explore the ‘Live Music Capital,’ Check out Austin’s many natural wonders; from Zilker Park to The Greenbelt, you will have plenty of opportunities to explore the beauty of the hill country. Austin is known for its live music and unique culture. You can always find a great show, and even better food. Take time to talk to locals and find out their favorite places to go, because some of Austin’s finest gems are secrets held closely by the locals. Take ‘selfies’ in front of the many famous paintings, or stop in front of the famous El Arroyo and snap a picture of the funny sign of the day. Find yourself on South Congress in the early evening and enjoy all of the antique shops and candy stores. For the thriving nightlife scene that Austin is so well known for, check out 6th Street and see for yourself why Austin is the “Live Music Capital of the World''!