Fort Worth, or “Cowtown”, is historically known as the “gateway into the American West”. With a rich history as a cattle trading outpost, it is guaranteed to give you a true “Texan” experience. To live out your cowboy or cowgirl dreams, visit the Fort Worth Stockyards who host real-deal rodeos and is home to the Cowgirl museum and hall of fame. But don’t worry city slickers, it’s a far cry from the dusty cow trading post of the past. The Downtown Fort Worth Stockyards offers some of the best steaks one can find in Texas. Visit Cattleman’s Restaurant or Lonesome dove to eat your fill or Texas finest beef. Looking for fun? You will also find a lively nightlife scene and don’t forget to stop at Billy Bobs, who hosts some of the biggest names in country music.
Into Art? Forth worth is home to renowned art museums such as the Kimbell Art Museum and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art as well as many art galleries and installations around town.
Bringing the family? There are plenty of options nearby to keep the entire family entertained for the duration of your vacation. The Fort Worth Zoo and Botanic Garden are right in town, while Six Flags over Texas is just a short drive away in Arlington.
No matter what the occasion, book your Forth Worth vacation rental today to explore all that this classic Texas city has to offer!
Fort Worth is nearby 2 major airports, Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW), located about 25 miles to downtown, and Dallas Love Field (DAL) which is 35 miles. DFW is one of the larger airports in the country and a hub for American Airlines and serves many international flights while Love Field has more domestic flights and serves as the hub to the local favorite, Southwest Airlines.
The best way to get to Fort Worth from either airport is renting a car. Both airports offer many car rental options. Other options are taxis, shuttles, major rideshare companies or car rentals that all serve the airports and can get you to your vacation rental.
Getting around town? As the city is very spread out, the best way to get around town is by car. Rideshare companies make it easy to get to and from the Forth Worth destinations once you’re in town, or there is a Trolley in the downtown area that stops at many places in the Stockyards.
In Fort Worth, July – August are the hottest months of the year with many days above 100 degrees. December – February are the coldest months and temperatures can drop to around 40 degrees. January historically is the wettest month and July and August are the driest. However, Texas is known for its weather mood swings, hence the saying “if you don’t like the weather, just wait 5 minutes”. If you visit in the summer, your best bet is to rent a vacation rental with an air conditioner to keep you cool and ready to explore.
In Fort Worth, most of the almost 1,300 vacation rental options are house rentals with an average nightly price of around $225. The median size is about 1600 ft² which makes them a great fit for larger groups or families, as most can accommodate 6 people. There are also apartments and condo rentals to choose from, but house rentals make up the majority. Whatever type of accommodation you are looking for, there are many options in Fort Worth to choose from for your next vacation rental.