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Fort-Worth is the fifth most populous city in Texas, and the 16th most populous in the United States. It's located in north-central Texas, just west of the city of Dallas. Together, the two create the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. As of the 2010 census, the population of Fort Worth was 741,206, but the entire Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area is home to over six million people. Fort Worth was settled in 1849 as an Army outpost on a bluff overlooking the Trinity River. There is no other U.S. city that offers such a mix of well-preserved Western heritage with modern culture and artistic offerings. Fort Worth is home to an amazing number of museums. Just a few include the Kimbell Art Museum, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, the Texas Civil War Museum, the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, and the Fort Worth Stockyards Museum. Downtown Fort Worth is known for its' Art-Deco-style architecture, and its' Sundance Square, which has well-preserved early 20th century buildings. Another thing Fort Worth is known for is its' natural gas wells - over 1,000 of them. They can be found all around the city, including some residential areas. Each well site is a bare patch of gravel about 2 - 5 acres in size, and most are surrounded by chain link fencing. Other places to visit include the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, and the Fort Worth Zoo, which is home to over 5,000 animals. This zoo has been named as a "top zoo in the nation" by Family Life Magazine, the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. In addition to all this, the Dallas-Fort Worth area is well-known for its' nightlife and restaurants, especially steakhouses, Tex-Mex, barbecue and authentic Mexican.

Surrounding areas: Arlington, Texas (12.4 mi), Mansfield, Texas (15.3 mi), Eagle Mountain Lake, Texas (16.6 mi), Southlake, Texas (18.4 mi), Grapevine, Texas (20.2 mi), Irving, Texas (22.5 mi), Dallas, Texas (32.5 mi)

Fort Worth Vacation Rentals

Fort Worth Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Amerisuites Stockyards132 E ExchangeFort Worth, TX (817) 626-6000
Amerisuites5900 Cityview BlvdFort Worth, TX (817) 361-9797
BW Fort Worth Inn & Suites201 W Loop 820 NFort Worth, TX (817) 246-8777
Baymont Inn & Suites4681 Gemini PlFort Worth, TX (817) 740-1099
Best Western Inn & Suites6500 South FwyFort Worth, TX (817) 551-6700
Best Western Inn6700 Fossil BLF DrFort Worth, TX (817) 847-8484
Best Western Innsuites Hotel & Suites Fort Worth2000 Beach StFort Worth, TX (817) 534-4801
Best Western Westbranch Inn7301 WestfreewayFort Worth, TX (817) 244-7444
Candlewood Suites - Fossil Creek5201 Endicott AveFort Worth, TX (817) 838-8229
Comfort Inn Forest Hill3232 SE Loop 820Fort Worth, TX (817) 551-5200
Comfort Inn N4850 North FwyFort Worth, TX (817) 834-8001
Comfort Inn West Hotel8345 West FwyFort Worth, TX (817) 244-9446
Comfort Suites North3751 Tanacross DrFort Worth, TX (817) 222-2333
Comfort Suites6504 S FwyFort Worth, TX (817) 568-9500
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Fort Worth2200 Mercado DrFort Worth, TX (817) 831-9200
Country Suites By Carlson FT Worth8401 W I-30Fort Worth, TX (817) 560-0060
Courtyard By Marriott Downtown Fort Worth601 Main SteetFort Worth, TX (800) 321-2211
Courtyard By Marriott FT Worth3150 Riverfront DrFort Worth, TX (817) 335-1300
Courtyard By Marriott Fort Worth West Lands End6530 West FwyFort Worth, TX (817) 737-6923
Courtyard By Marriott Fossil Creek3751 Ne Loop 820Fort Worth, TX (817) 847-0044
Crossland3804 Tanacross DrFort Worth, TX (817) 838-3500
DFW South Airport Marriott4151 Centerport DrFort Worth, TX (817) 358-1700
Days Inn - North / Fossil Creek Area5370 Blue Mound RdFort Worth, TX (817) 626-3566
Doral Tesoro Hotel And Golf Club3300 Championship PkwyFort Worth, TX (817) 961-0800
Embassy Suites Hotel600 Commerce StFort Worth, TX (817) 332-6900
Extended Stay America5831 Overton Ridge BlvdFort Worth, TX (817) 263-9006
Extended Stay Deluxe4701 City Vw Blvd WFort Worth, TX (817) 263-8700
Extended Stay Deluxe3261 NE Loop 820Fort Worth, TX (817) 232-1622
Fairfield Inn By Marriott-Fossil Creek3701 Ne Loop 820Fort Worth, TX (817) 231-5700
Fairfield Inn1505 S UniversityFort Worth, TX (817) 335-2000
Green Oaks Hotel6901 W FwyFort Worth, TX (817) 738-7311
Hampton Inn And Suites Alliance Airport13600 North FwyFort Worth, TX (817) 439-0400
Hampton Inn/Fort Worth Southwest4799 South West Loop 820Fort Worth, TX (817) 346-7845
Hawthorn Suites LTD6851 W FwyFort Worth, TX (817) 731-9600
Hilton Garden Inn Fort Worth North4400 North FwyFort Worth, TX (817) 222-0222
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites SW4609 City Lake Blvd WFort Worth, TX (817) 292-4900
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites3541 N W Loop 820Fort Worth, TX (817) 624-0303
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites2730 Cherry LnFort Worth, TX (817) 560-4200
Holiday Inn Express Western Center6351 North FwyFort Worth, TX (817) 234-9033
Homestead Studio Suites Hotel1601 River RunFort Worth, TX (817) 338-4808
Bed & Breakfast
Bloomsbury House B & B2251 Lipscomb StFort Worth, TX (817) 921-2383

Fort Worth Weather & Climate

Northeast Texas has a humid, subtropical climate with hot, humid summers and mild to cool winters. Warm, dry winds from the north and west cause summer temperatures to soar over 100 degrees F. This is one of the hottest regions of the U.S. during the summer. Winters are generally mild with clear, sunny skies. Sometimes, strong cold fronts in winter known as "Blue Northers" will pass through the region, causing nighttime lows to drop below 25 degrees F. It generally snows 1 or 2 days per year, with an average accumulation of 1.8 inches. However, daytime highs around 70 are not uncommon in winter. Spring weather is warm but can be volatile. Severe thunderstorms are common, along with lightening, heavy rain, hail and possible tornadoes. Northeast Texas is located in the heart of Tornado Alley.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 55°F 31°F 1.70 in. -
February 60°F 36°F 2.19 in. -
March 68°F 44°F 2.67 in. -
April 75°F 52°F 3.17 in. -
May 83°F 61°F 4.58 in. -
June 91°F 68°F 3.56 in. -
July 96°F 72°F 2.29 in. -
August 96°F 71°F 2.03 in. -
September 88°F 65°F 2.86 in. -
October 79°F 54°F 4.14 in. -
November 66°F 43°F 2.35 in. -
December 57°F 34°F 2.47 in. -

Fort Worth Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Fort Worth Meacham International airport (FTW) located about 6 miles northwest of Fort Worth, the Fort Worth Alliance airport (AFW) located approximately 18 miles north of Fort Worth, the Dallas Fort Worth International airport (DFW) located roughly 20 miles northeast of Fort Worth, and finally Dallas Love Field (DAL) located around 28 miles east of Fort Worth in Dallas, Texas.

Fort Worth Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Six Flags Over TexasArlingtonTX12.4 mi.
Boardwalk Fun ParkGrand PrairieTX18.9 mi.
Sandy Lake Amusement ParkCarrolltonTX29.6 mi.
State Fair of TexasDallasTX30.5 mi.
SpeedZoneDallasTX30.5 mi.
Water Parks
Six Flags Hurricane HarborArlingtonTX12.4 mi.
Golf Courses
Glen Garden Golf & Country ClubFort WorthTX 
Golf Club of Fossil CreekFort WorthTX 
Hawks Creek Golf ClubFort WorthTX 
Ideal Golf RanchFort WorthTX 
Meadowbrook Municipal Golf CourseFort WorthTX 
Pecan Valley Municipal Golf CourseFort WorthTX 
Rockwood Golf CourseFort WorthTX 
Sycamore Creek Golf CourseFort WorthTX 
Timber View Golf CourseFort WorthTX 
WaterChaseFort WorthTX 
Z Boaz Golf CourseFort WorthTX 
Benbrook 3 ParBenbrookTX8.9 mi.
The Whitestone Golf ClubBenbrookTX8.9 mi.
Iron Horse Golf CourseNorth Richland HillsTX9.3 mi.
Hidden Creek Golf ClubBurlesonTX12.8 mi.
Southern Oaks Golf ClubBurlesonTX12.8 mi.
Arlington Family Golf CenterArlingtonTX12.9 mi.
CW Ditto Golf CourseArlingtonTX12.9 mi.
Lake Arlington GolfArlingtonTX12.9 mi.
Meadowbrook Golf CourseArlingtonTX12.9 mi.
Sky Creek Ranch Golf ClubKellerTX14.7 mi.
Mansfield National Golf ClubMansfieldTX15.6 mi.
Texas Star Golf CourseEulessTX15.8 mi.
Lost Creek Golf CourseAledoTX16.4 mi.
Cross Timbers Golf CourseAzleTX17.1 mi.
Fun City Golf CourseGrand PrairieTX19.3 mi.
Grand Prairie Municipal Golf CourseGrand PrairieTX19.3 mi.
Riverside Golf ClubGrand PrairieTX19.3 mi.
Squaw Creek Golf ClubWillow ParkTX19.3 mi.
Sunset Golf ClubGrand PrairieTX19.3 mi.
State Parks
Acton State ParkTX29.2 mi. 
Cleburne State ParkTX34.8 mi. 
Amon Carter MuseumFort WorthTX(Art)
Kimbell Art MuseumFort WorthTX(Art)
Modern Art Museum of Fort WorthFort WorthTX(Art)
Modern at Sundance SquareFort WorthTX(Art)
Sid Richardson Collection of Western ArtFort WorthTX(Art)
Imgisphere Children's MueumBedfordTX13.2 mi.(Children's)
Southwest Museum of Science and Technology.DallasTX30.5 mi.(Science)
Dallas Museum of ArtDallasTX30.5 mi.(Art)
Meadows MuseumDallasTX30.5 mi.(Art)
Dallas Historical SocietyDallasTX30.5 mi.(History)
Courthouse-On-The-Square MuseumDentonTX35.5 mi.(History)
Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife SanctuaryMckinneyTX52.3 mi.(Science)
Zoos and Aquariums
Fort Worth Zoological ParkFort WorthTX 
Dallas Aquarium at Fair ParkDallasTX30.5 mi.
Dallas World AquariumDallasTX30.5 mi.
Dallas ZooDallasTX30.5 mi.
Fossil Rim Wildlife CenterGlen RoseTX42.3 mi.
Cameron Park ZooWacoTX81.9 mi.

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