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Exchange Avenue

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Address: Exchange Avenue, Fort Worth, TX

Street located in Fort Worth's National Historic District.

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A little of Everything

From cattle drives to delicious dining, there's a little bit of everything on Exchange Ave. It is the center of Stockyards activity. A great base to explore it all on foot.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 January 2017
Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

From cattle drives to delicious dining, there's a little bit of everything on Exchange Ave. It is the center of Stockyards activity. A great base to explore it all on foot.

Thank Mikeyveck
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

You can't say you've seen Fort Worth without a visit to this historic location. There's plenty to do here, with all the restaurants, bars, stores, museums, etc. you can ask for. There's even longhorn cattle drives twice a day.

Thank c5mjb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This area is full of bars, eating places, the rodeo building and gift shops, it is a little on the expensive side as is all the area but it is not something you see every day, it is made to look an old western town and who can blame them for it is their heritage, go visit and enjoy

Thank SplashHappy
Des Plaines, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were trying to decide between visiting the Ft. Worth downtown area or the Stockyards. We chose the stockyards and I'm glad we did. The area has the look and feel of a different time. The restaurants and saloons were authentically old, not made to look old. Twice a day they drive a small herd of Longhorn cattle down Exchange... More 

Thank nitzie
Fort Worth, Texas
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

this is the place where you have bars in the stores!!! Also its the perfect spot to stand to watch the longhorns on the cattle drive twice a day!!

Thank bunnywunny
G-Patch, Texas
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198 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We were there on a rainy day, so it was a bit of a challenge to dash from awning to awning, but it was enjoyable (and less crowded) regardless! Lots of touristy shops (with touristy prices to match) but the trail drive was worth it. Looking forward to going back. Next to the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Exchange Ave is... More 

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Orange County, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Walking up and down the street from the Stockyard through the old shops, hotels, and eateries gives you a little taste of the old southwest - but it is pretty touristy...in a fun way.

Thank cybertraveler
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Exchange was much like it was 20+ years ago when I was last there. A few names over the doors had changed but it had the same feel. Burgers at Tim Loves' place (fab!), the Herd (a bit anticlimatic-were the longhorns drugged?) and a BRILLIANT rodeo experience for my English children at the Cowtown Coliseum.

Thank Hornedfrog84
North Richland Hills, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Lots of people walking the streets and enjoying the crowds. The rodeo was sold out so we stopped for bbq. Spent some time watching the horses warm up behind the coliseum. Just a pleasant evening, even though we had to park in the last parking lot!

Thank cedar4604
Olaton, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Loved walking up and down the street and going to all the shops. Saw the cattle drive and loved it. Nice place to visit

Thank Susan F

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