Let’s jump on a bus to see the world-class Fort Worth Zoo that features natural habitat exhibits where visitors are only separated from the animals by a river or pane of glass.
Join TIAA members and visit Fort Worth’s Cultural District which is only minutes from downtown Fort Worth. You can enjoy exotic science and cultural exhibits at the Amon Carter Museum (free), the Kimball Art Museum permanent collection (free), the Modern Art Museum ($4/senior), the National Cowgirl Museum ($8/senior), the Museum of Science and History ($14/senior), or the Omni Theatre ($7/senior). Everyone should catch a DART light rail in time to meet at the Dallas Union Station and hop on the TRE at 10:00 am to Fort Worth.
North Texas owes its growth and prosperity to the coming of the railroads. Let’s visit the museum and find out the history as well as the science and technology of the industry and the vital role the railroad still plays. We will leave at 9:30 am, take a docent-led tour at 10:00am to learn the story of the American Railroad and get an inside look at six cars, eat lunch at Babes Chicken (bring lunch money), and return at 2:00 pm.
Bass Performance Hall is cited as the crown jewel of Sundance Square, which in itself represents one of the most successful downtown renovations in the nation so let’s see for ourselves.
“Dream no Small Dreams -- How Erik Jonsson led Dallas from Tragedy to Triumph.” As the mayor after the dark days of 1963, our Mr.
Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 - Weather permitting, we will take a bus to Fort Worth for a guided tour by Dr.
Over the last 150 years four million head of cattle, on their way north, trailed through Fort Worth which was soon nicknamed “Cowtown.” Let’s zip back in time and see the current herd make its twice-daily cattle drive.
February 26, C.R. Smith Flight Museum (American Airlines)
Come with us for a VIP tour of the famous Cowboy Stadium. The Cowboys Stadium is more than the home of the Dallas Cowboys, it's a world of facts and figures about the world's largest domed structure. Take a ball to toss on the field or admire the works of art displayed throughout the stadium. We will visit the Pro Shop, a luxury suite, the press box, the silver level platform, player interview room, the football field, and the Cowboys locker room. We will leave at 10:00 a.m. and tour at 11:00 for about 90 minutes. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended and cameras are welcome.