Best Local Tourist Attraction

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Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District

Claim to Fame: For the drovers heading longhorn cattle up the Chisholm Trail to the railheads, Fort Worth was the last major stop for rest and supplies. Today the Stockyards offers a glimpse into the history of "Cowtown" with attractions, entertainment, shopping, dining, lodging and special events

Where to find us: Fort Worth's Exchange Ave., 817-624-4741

Website: fortworthstockyards.org

Secret of success: Attractions include Billy Bob's Texas, the world's largest honky tonk.

Runner Up: Six Flags Over Texas

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