Best Local Attraction 2017

Reader Pick

Fort Worth Stockyards

You have company coming in from out of town who want to visit the place that most represents Fort Worth. So where do you take them? Well, of course – the Stockyards. The old western landmark, slated for a few renovations in the coming years, continues to be the picture of Fort Worth to the world.

130 E. Exchange Ave.

Staff Pick

Botanical Research Institute of Texas

A pocket prairie, rooftop garden and a 70,000-square-foot campus in the Cultural District make the BRIT one of the coolest and most underappreciated spots in Fort Worth. Head to the campus for free tours on First Saturdays.

1700 University Drive