Area Attractions

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Hyatt Place Fort Worth Historic Stockyards

132 East Exchange Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas, United States, 76164

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Local Attractions

Cowtown Coliseum

Located just across the street from our hotel, The Cowtown Coliseum has become a prime breeding ground for the best talent in American Rodeo. Their amateur & professional athletes are some of the best in the world and many go on to win sanctioned events globally.

Fort Worth Stockyards

Visit the history book of the livestock industry in Texas. The Stockyards, designated a National Historic District, is a one of a kind location with many unique attractions including a daily cattle drive, museums, historic locations, dining and the world's largest honky tonk.

Billy Bob's Texas

Located in historic Ft. Worth Stockyards and just minutes from our hotel. Billy Bob’s Texas, the world’s largest honky tonk, hosts over 300 live music concerts annually, is home to live bull riding, a 4-Star restaurant and retail store; all in a world class, authentic Western venue.

Sundance Square

Sundance Square is a vibrant, award-winning entertainment district spanning 35 blocks in downtown Fort Worth. The multi-use development attracts more than 10 million visitors each year for dining, shopping, events, and performances. The district is named for the Sundance Kid, the famous partner of the outlaw Butch Cassidy. Their “Wild Bunch” gang would travel to downtown Fort Worth often to lie low and relax.

Fort Worth Zoo

The Fort Worth Zoo is a zoo was founded in 1909 with one lion, two bear cubs, an alligator, a coyote, a peacock and a few rabbits. The zoo now is home to 7,000 native and exotic animals and has been named as a top zoo in the nation by Family Life magazine, the Los Angeles Times and USA Today, as well as one of the top zoos in the South by Southern Living Reader's Choice Awards. The Fort Worth Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

The Fort Worth Herd

The Fort Worth Herd presents Stockyard visitors with a glimpse into Fort Worth's rich Western heritage with the world's only twice-daily cattle drive. In preserving its heritage as Cowtown, the City of Fort Worth has its own herd of 16 Texas Longhorns – one for each decade of Fort Worth's 160-year history.

John Wayne: An American Experience

Sprawling over 10,000 square feet, the John Wayne: An American Experience exhibit is structured to give you an intimate tour of the life of John Wayne. Starting with his early childhood and career, each room highlights an aspect of The Duke’s legacy. Located in the Historic Exhibits Building on the corner of Exchange St. and Rodeo Plaza.

Mule Alley

Guests can take a step back in time to experience western heritage at Mule Alley in Fort Worth. Enjoy many outdoor restaurants offering patio seating, live music venues, one of a kind shopping and unique workspaces all within 180,000 square feet of restored brick horse and mule barns.

Restaurants

H3 Ranch

Named one of the best steakhouses in the Fort Worth/Dallas area, Hunter Brothers’ H3 Ranch, Live Hickory Wood Grill offers a wide variety of steaks, rainbow trout, lip-smackin’ ribs, chicken, spit-roasted pig and much more.

Sidesaddle Saloon

A shotgun style, craft cocktail bar, Sidesaddle Saloon, is an original concept from the minds behind Taco Heads and Tinie's Mexican Rotisserie. Taking inspiration from the modern cowgirl, Sidesaddle Saloon is poised to be the go-to watering hole on Mule Alley. Craft cocktails will be paired with thoughtful small plates, making for a Texas take on tapas. In the spirit of the cowgirl, Sidesaddle’s vision is to be a mature hangout, offering bold drinks and a charming atmosphere.

Paloma Suerte

Welcome, Paloma Suerte, Mule Alley’s hottest new Mexican restaurant! Join us for a Tex-Mex adventure at chef Tim Love’s new dining spot in the heart of the Stockyards! Located next to Sidesaddle Saloon in Mule Alley.

Second Rodeo Brewing

Second Rodeo Brewing Company is a backyard bar with chef-driven grub, live music and outdoor games for the whole family. Guests will enjoy Jason Boso's signature beer, brewed in-house under the rustic interior's dramatic, retractable roof.

Shopping

Kimes Ranch

Western the way it was. Where jeans were a timeless staple and simplicity and durability made them the cowboy’s must-have. Kimes Ranch has made function and fit a priority, making their classic jean a standout necessity for all cowboys and girls. They provide the canvas for your unique western style.

Ariat

Founded in 1993, Ariat was the first to integrate athletic footwear technology into boots for equestrian athletes. While Ariat is best known for their high quality and durable cowboy boots, they also sell a variety of clothing, footwear and accessories for kids and adults. Visit the Ariat Brand Shop on Mule Alley to shop the latest western gear for you and your family!

Family Friendly Events

Fort Worth Herd

The Fort Worth Herd is the world’s only twice daily cattle drive. Steers can be viewed before and after cattle drives in their pens behind the Livestock Exchange Building on East Exchange Avenue.

Legends of Texas Gunfight Shows

Legends of Texas is an organization that understands the value of preserving history, particularly American History between 1835 and the early 1900’s. To provide a taste of this era, Legends holds events like re-enactment gun fights.