Dallas is, undoubtedly, one of the most popular day trips from Fort Worth. With several attractions such as the sixth floor museum at Dealey Plaza, Dallas World Aquarium, the Entertainment District of Deep Ellum, the views from Reunion Tower observation deck, museums and nature parks, the city is a favorite with locals as well as visitors.
Glen Rose is known as the Dinosaur Capital of Texas. It is home to Dinosaur Valley State Park, which is world-famous for its amazing dinosaur tracks. Kids as well as adults enjoy hiking the riverbed to see the tracks.
The city of Wichita Falls makes a great day trip from Fort Worth. Wichita Falls has many attractions including the Wichita Falls Railroad Museum and the Falls in Lucy Park. See the beautiful butterflies at River Bend Nature Center or visit the Museum of North Texas history.
Waco has an amazing zoo, great shopping, several historical attractions, and delicious Mexican food. See the skeletons of ice age mammoths at the Waco Mammoth National Monument. Waco also has many other museums including the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum and the Mayborn museum.
Located across the border in Oklahoma, Lake Murray State Park is a great place to visit for nature lovers. The park offers many miles of hiking trails, swimming and boating on the lake, and wildlife watching. Tucker Tower offers amazing views of the lake while the museum located on the main level has many interesting exhibits.