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Summer Activities in Dallas-Fort Worth

Summer’s in full swing, and now’s a wonderful time to soak up all that the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex—one of America’s most vibrant metropolitan areas—has to offer!

And look no further than The Crescent Fort Worth for the perfect summertime home base here: You get to call one of the region’s standout zones home—namely the Fort Worth Cultural District—and find yourself well positioned to enjoy wonderful summertime events, activities, and attractions all across the metro region.

Summer Fun in Dallas-Fort Worth

Right here in the Cultural District, you’ve got one of America’s greatest concentrations of museums to explore this summer, with a nice range of subject matter and across-the-board world-class collections.

Consider, for instance, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art (3501 Camp Bowie Blvd), the current temporary exhibitions of which include Arthur Dove: Miniature Laboratories (through August 27th) and Avedon’s West (through October 1st), or the Kimbell Art Museum (3333 Camp Bowie Blvd), presenting among other showcases Lines of the Gods: Divinity in Maya Art through September 3rd.

Then there’s the National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame (1720 Gendy St), the Fort Worth Museum of Science & History (1600 Gendy St), and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth (3200 Darnell St), all equally fine places to explore when you’re looking to beat the summer heat.

Take a bike ride or a hike in the 252-acre Trinity Park, which boasts better than 100 miles of riverfront trails and paths. Enjoy the famous twice-daily cattle drive of the Fort Worth Herd in the Stockyards District, also host to the biggest honky-tonk anywhere (Billy Bob’s Texas) and the Stockyards Museum.

You can wander a legitimately global menagerie over at the Fort Worth Zoo (1989 Colonial Pkwy), host to 540-plus species of animals—including spectacular big cats in the newly unveiled Predators of Asia & Africa exhibit, which joins such other fantastic installations as the Australian Outback and Great Barrier ReefElephant SpringsRaptor Canyon, and World of Primates.

Family fun of both the thrill-seeking and laidback variety at Six Flags Over Texas, performances at the Fort Worth Cultural District’s Casa Mañana TheatreTexas Rangers baseball over at Globe Life Field, annual summer happenings such as the National Day of the Cowboy, the Fort Worth Music Festival, and Dallas’s Riverfront Jazz Festival: The list of things to see and do this time of year just goes on and on!

The Crescent Fort Worth: The Perfect Summer Headquarters for a Dallas-Fort Worth Getaway

So come embrace the best that summer has to offer in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex with luxurious accommodations at our Cultural District hotel, “the Living Room of Fort Worth.” From our elegant rooms and suites to the pleasures of our on-site spa and fitness facility and our multiple wining and dining establishments, you couldn’t ask for a better perch!