Published On: Fri, Jan 12th, 2018

What To Know About Traveling to Fort Worth in 2018

There’s a lot going on in Fort Worth, Texas right now, which makes it an excellent place to plan a trip in 2018.

First and foremost, the Texas economy is strong, which means there’s a lot of vibrant activity happening.

It’s anticipated the state’s economy as a whole could grow three percent in 2018, according to the Dallas Fed, and that growth is expected to be seen across all areas and sectors. When a lot is happening economically, it tends to mean there’s a lot going on that could be interesting for visitors.

When you’re planning a trip to Texas, you might think about the bigger cities like Dallas or Austin, but Fort Worth is a compelling place to see in the state as well.


Fort Worth has even been in the news recently for some of the exciting things taking place in the city, so why not take a trip down to Texas and see what everyone is talking about?

It’s the perfect place to rent an RV and travel to from anywhere in the U.S. if you really want a feel for this Texas town and all it has to offer.

photo Mahanga

Shipping Container Development

First, some of the biggest news coming out of Fort Worth is a new office warehouse development built from shipping containers.

It’s called Box Office Warehouse Suite, and it features one hundred retrofitted shipping containers designed for small businesses.

So why would that interest travelers?

A recent news report out of Fort Worth announced the Box Office Warehouse Suites will be hosting something called the Grafitti and Street Art Festival, so visitors can go and see murals displayed on the sides of these modern office spaces.

AT&T Stadium

AT&T Stadium is a constant draw for people who are visiting Fort Worth. This mega-stadium is not only where the Dallas Cowboys play their home games, but it’s also a location for many college games and various sporting events taking place in the area throughout the year.

In 2018 there has been quite a line-up of concerts announced as well. For example, Taylor Swift is going to be playing at least two shows at the venue this year along with plenty of other big names.

Sundance Square

Finally, if you want something entertaining and fun in Fort Worth in 2018, don’t miss Sundance Square.

Sundance Square features shopping, dining, and bars where you can get everything from craft beer to high-end fashions.  

In addition, Sundance Square has become an entertainment hotspot in not just Fort Worth, but the entire Dallas metro area.

Sundance Square has made announcements for their upcoming events, and the list includes jazz performances at the Scat Jazz Lounge and dramatic performances at the Bass Performance Hall.

Travelers are often looking for inexpensive destinations that aren’t what you would typically think of, and Fort Worth is an amazing gem for travelers in 2018. The above are just a few of the events that are set to take place this year in the area, and there are likely to be plenty more as 2018 continues.  

Author: Carmelo Hannity

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