8 Weekend & Day Trips from Fort Worth Texas


The Lone Star State is one of the most diverse and fun-filled destinations in the U.S., offering visitors an endless variety of unique attractions.

Within a two-hour drive of Fort Worth, you can explore some of Texas’ most historic and iconic towns. Learn the history of Texas – the booming oil industry and pioneer heydays.


Home to the Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Rangers, Arlington is a sports fan’s dream destination.


Home to a thriving cultural community, there’s a lot to do in Granbury. You’ll find a great selection of galleries, workshops, live musical events such as Granbury Live and even an opera theater.

Glen Rose

Perhaps the most notable attraction in Glen Rose, the Dinosaur Valley State Park is an excellent destination for a day trip with the family from Fort Worth.


Enjoy wine tasting at the charming winery in town, dine at one of the many restaurants, go fishing or kayaking, or take advantage of the vibrant arts scene by browsing the local studios and galleries found here.


If you love arts, culture, and history, then you’ll want to explore the numerous museums and art galleries scattered throughout downtown Waco.

Lake Tawakoni State Park

Roughly 90 minutes from the city, the beautiful park encompasses over 370 acres of land and forests and 50 miles of protected shoreline.

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