Attractions Beyond the Park
The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex offers excitement for everyone
Lake Lewisville is one of the premier recreational spots in Texas and Shady Creek RV Park & Storage is just a stone’s throw away. Get your boat out of storage and head to the Lake with your family – or anywhere else, for that matter. We’re convenient to everything.
No boat? No worries! You can rent boats and kayaks on Lake Lewisville, as well as swim, fish, and go water skiing. With 29000 acres of fish-filled clear waters and 233 miles of shoreline, this Lake is an angler’s dream come true. What could be better than a day on the Lake?
John F. Kennedy Memorial
JFK stayed in Fort Worth the night before his assassination. See the Memorial, the sculpture of the 35th President of the United States, the larger-than-life photos, and his words of praise for the people of Fort Worth.
Fort Worth Cattle Drive
See the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. Real cowhands drive a herd of Texas longhorns down East Exchange Avenue every day at 11:30 am and 4 pm. Go to the cattle drive. It’s absolutely free!
George W. Bush Presidential Library
Explore eight years of American history and get an in-depth look at the four themes of the 43rd President’s administration: freedom, opportunity, compassion, and responsibility.
State Fair of Texas
For 137 years, Dallas has played host to the State Fair of Texas. Visit in September and October as thousands of fans take selfies with Big Tex – a 55 foot tall cowboy. Then cheer your favorite buckaroos at the rodeo, ride the carnival thrill rides, groove to great live music, stuff your face with incredible food and drink, enter competitions, see the livestock shows, and a whole lot more! Pro tip – buy a season pass and save
You’ll Never Go Hungry in the North Texas Metroplex
There are thousands of restaurants in Ft Worth, Dallas, Frisco, and Aubrey. From steaks to seafood, from Mexican to Asian, Turkish, and Italian cuisines, from donuts to ice cream, from BBQ to sandwiches, there are menus to please every taste and budget.
Texas Rough Riders (Minor League Baseball)
Experience the thrill of action-packed basketball games and support the rising stars of the sport at Texas Rough Riders’ electrifying minor league attractions.