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LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Dallas
"Your admission ticket to LEGOLAND Dallas will give you tons to explore on your day out. See local landmarks recreated in miniature with more than one-million LEGO bricks at Miniland! How many will you recognize? You could make a game of it yourself.< LEGO CITY: Forest Ranger Pursuit and Kingdom Quest Laser Ride. Tots will lose track of time in the DUPLO Village where they can build forts and small houses from large squishy bricks.Watch the kids take action in a fire station jungle gym where they can climb slide and run around as they live the life of a fire fighter. Then see if you can create a LEGO tower can withstand tremors at the Earthquake Tables. When your feet are ready for a rest sit back in the 4D theater and watch the LEGO Legends of Chima characters try to win the land of CHI. The movie’s rain wind and snow may even feel real during the 4D experience. If you need to refuel a cafe offers snacks and light meals (own expense). If you’re looking for the latest LEGO sets or other LEGO toys
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SEA LIFE Aquarium Dallas
"Dive into a world of more than 5000 sea creatures at SEA LIFE Aquarium Dallas where you can spy seahorses clown fish sharks and sea turtles among other underwater critters in 30 display tanks. You get to decide how to spend your time in this watery wonderland.Want to check out the stingrays? Stand on a platform overlooking the Bay of Rays to get a great view of the rays gliding below visit the interactive rock pool display where you can touch a sea star
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Dallas' Reunion Tower GeO-Deck Observation Ticket
"An icon of the Dallas Skyline since 1978 the Reunion Tower GeO-Deck offers visitors a 360-degree view to Dallas.Start your journey by having your photo taken at Reunion Tower's PIX photo experience. As part of the ticket price you will receive a free digital photo. A Reunion Tower Ambassador will take a photo of you at the bottom of the tower and by the time you reach the top you can share it with the world. You can view your image at the PIX kiosk choose a background share it through email or social media
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Stockyards Historic District Tips (45)

Historic Walking Tour

The Trail Drive is free and is a definite Must See. The other Must See in this area is the Historic Walking Tour. We didn't take this tour because it didn't work out time-wise for us, plus I have...
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grandmaR
Feb 16, 2008

Perfect Friday in the Stockyards

Our perfect Friday Nov 23 2007 in the Stockyards (after doing free line dancing lesson at Billy Bob’s 7-8 every Thurs night, $1 cover)Book online ahead of time: lunch res at Lonesome Dove Bistro for...
Osada
Nov 23, 2007

THE RODEO!

When we glimpsed our first rodeo, we loved the excitement of it! The rodeo is held at the Ft. Worth Coliseum on Friday and Saturday evenings. Tickets can be purchased over the internet or at the...
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VeronicaG
Oct 29, 2007

The Coliseum

The Coliseum was built in 1908 for livestock exhibition and sits along historic Exchange Avenue in the Stockyards District. It's often the scene of excitement and mayhem!Rodeos are held here every...
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VeronicaG
Oct 29, 2007

Be Sure To See The CATTLEDRIVE!

The CATTLEDRIVE is what originally drew us to Ft. Worth. This unique tradition still continues in the Stockyards area of the town and brings people from all over the country to see it. Each day at...
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VeronicaG
Oct 29, 2007

Say "HI" to Bill Pickett

Right in the middle of the Stockyards District is a looming statue of a cowboy wrestling a steer. This cowboy is Bill Pickett, the first black cowboy to be inducted into the Cowboy Hall of Fame.Mr....
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VeronicaG
Oct 29, 2007

The Ft. Worth Stock Market...Animals Only

Our guided tour covered the historic Stockyards area of Ft. Worth. One of our stops was at the Ft. Worth Stock Market where livestock is auctioned off on television. This building was erected in 1902...
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VeronicaG
Oct 29, 2007

Ride the Bull

My daughter wanted to ride, and this gentleman has his longhorn steer saddled up for tourists to ride (or sit on to have their picture taken). So she did that.There is a whole business called Lonesome...
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DEBBBEDB
Sep 26, 2007

Ride A Longhorn Steer!!

The Stockyards District gives one the rare opportunity to whoop it up on a real Longhorn. Two brawny Longhorn Steer were saddled and ready across from the Visitor's Center on Exchange Avenue. These...
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VeronicaG
Jul 06, 2007

Armadillo Races

Some of the attractions in the stockyard district are just downright corny and for touristic appeal. This applies to the armadillo races, but you know what? They're fun in spite of that, and you don't...
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basstbn
Feb 13, 2007

The Stockyards

Now one of Fort Worth's must-see attractions, the old stockyard district now is as much about attracting tourists as it is about livestock. Lots to see and do, places to eat, etc. The "cattle drives"...
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basstbn
Feb 13, 2007

Rodeo

The Cowtown Coliseum project was started in 1907 and completed in 1908, at a cost of $250,000. Apart from being a rodeo and a livestock exhibition building, the Cowtown Coliseum also served as the...
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msocolin
Oct 06, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Stockyards Historic District

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Stockyards Museum

You must see the map on the wall. It is an aerial photograph of years gone by. It shows the stockyards which spreads for miles and miles. It truly is an amazing sight of how it used to be. You can...
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Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame

The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame honors Texas men and women who have excelled in the sports of rodeo, cutting and the equine industry. A few of our Inductees includes: Trevor Brazile, Don Edwards, George...
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Billy Bob's Texas

I must say it was a REALLY hot Texas summers day and the thought of a cold beer was mentioned and nothing more had to be said..The thought of cold beer was overwhelming and cold beers were to be...
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Bass Performance Hall

Our first opportunity to experience a performance at BASS HALL was to see the semi-staged version of SHOW BOAT for our anniversary. Since then, we've enjoyed many classic concerts presented by the...
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Sid Richardson Collection

The Sid Richardson Museum, a Fort Worth art museum located in historic Sundance Square, features permanent and special exhibitions of paintings by the premier Western artists, Frederic Remington and...
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Sundance Square

Sundance Square, named after the Sundance Kid, is the name of a square in central downtown Fort Worth, and also the name of the larger 35 block neighborhood surrounding the square. This area is...
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Getting to Stockyards Historic District

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130 E. Exchange Avenue

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  • Sunday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Monday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 08:00 to 17:00

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