The Rockwood Baseball Fields in Fort Worth, Texas are a great place to play a game of baseball. From Major League-sized dugouts to row after row of bleachers, a state-of-the-art scoreboard, well-maintained grass in both the infield and outfield, and more, the Rockwood Baseball Fields have got all of the amenities you’d expect from a premier sports complex.

Adjacent to the Rockwood Baseball Fields is Rockwood Park. This quaint public park is a great place to spend downtime in between matches, especially if you’re traveling with any young children. That’s because Rockwood Park features a fun playground with plenty of slides, tunnels, swings, and more. Additional amenities in the park include a pavilion that provides much needed shade from the sweltering Texas sun as well as benches and picnic tables dotted throughout the park.

Rockwood Park certainly isn’t the only place in the area where your team can enjoy kid-friendly fun however. Fort Worth is a bustling city that’s home to a lot of exciting things to see and do. Whether you want to visit unique attractions and landmarks or sink your teeth into some true Texan barbecue, you can do all that and more while in Fort Worth.

Things to Do

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History offers extraordinary learning experiences for curious minds of all ages. If you’re planning on visiting this world-class museum with your team during your stay in Fort Worth, get ready to have an awesome time! The exhibits at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History are all about self-guided discovery and exploration. Your team will have a blast as they unearth fossils in the DinoDig exhibit; power a model city in Energy Blast; or observe live reptiles and amphibians in the Fort Worth Children’s Museum gallery. For an even more immersive learning experience, enjoy a presentation in the museum’s IMAX dome theater or planetarium. 1600 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Sundance Square

If you’re on the lookout for shopping, dining, or entertainment options close to the Rockwood Baseball Fields, look no further than Sundance Square. As the bustling heart and soul of Fort Worth’s booming downtown area, Sundance Square is the perfect place to soak up the excitement and ambiance of this lively city. Spanning 35 blocks just 15 minutes away from the Rockwood Baseball Fields, the square is home to an eclectic variety of restaurants, shops, and more.

When it’s time to take a break, stop by Sundance Square Plaza. With elegant fountains, four giant umbrellas, and other unique features, Sundance Square Plaza is a great place to relax on a beautiful day. There’s also a good chance you’ll catch a band playing on the plaza’s stage or a movie being shown on one of nine outdoor movie screens. 201 Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Fort Worth Botanic Gardens

As you probably know all too well, traveling with a team can be a stressful ordeal. No matter how stressed out you are, going on a leisurely stroll through the Fort Worth Botanic Garden is a great way to calm down and collect your thoughts. Established in 1934, the Fort Worth Botanic Garden is the oldest botanical garden in Texas. It consists of a multitude of different themed gardens, ranging from the majestic Rose Garden to the Four Seasons Garden that remains vibrant and beautiful all year-round. The Fort Worth Botanic Gardens are open to the public daily and admission is free; however, for a nominal fee you can also visit the Rain Forest Conservatory and Japanese Garden. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Cowtown Coliseum

It doesn’t get much more Texas than a good old-fashioned rodeo. So, during your stay in the Lone Star State, take your team to the historic Cowtown Coliseum for a true rodeo experience. Built in 1908, Cowtown Coliseum has been a Fort Worth institution for well over a century. Over the years, Cowtown Coliseum has offered Texans and tourists alike the chance to watch as real-life cowboys perform fantastic feats at events like the Stockyards Championship Rodeo and Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show.

The Stockyards Championship Rodeo takes place weekly every Friday and Saturday night. As the only year-round rodeo in the world, this two-hour show features bull riding, tie down roping, barrel racing, calf and mutton scrambles, and more.

Held every Saturday afternoon, Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show will take you back in time to Cowtown Coliseum’s storied past. The show is based on actual events and stunts that occurred in the original Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show, first held at Cowtown Coliseum in 1909. It’s wholesome, family-friendly entertainment full of fun animals, dazzling rope tricks, bullwhips, pistols, and more! 121 East Exchange Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76106

Fort Worth Water Gardens

If you and your team are looking for something to do but are short on time, check out the Fort Worth Water Gardens. This unique urban park has attracted visitors from all over since it first opened in 1974. The primary focal point of the Fort Worth Water Gardens is its three distinct pools of water: the quiet, aeration, and active pool. Designed by renowned New York architects Philip Johnson and John Burgee, the park’s modern architecture will make it feel as if you’ve left Fort Worth and ventured onto the set of a cutting-edge science-fiction blockbuster. 1502 Commerce St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Burger’s Lake

If there’s one thing you can expect to find during your trip to Fort Worth, it’s hot weather. That means you’re going to be in need of a sure-fire way to beat the sweltering heat. The perfect place to do just that is Burger’s Lake, a 30-acre park located just under a 20-minute drive from the Rockwood Baseball Fields. The centerpiece of the park is a one-acre spring-fed lake that features six diving boards, a 20-foot slide, and 25-foot trapeze. For those looking to soak up some sun, there are also two sandy beaches situated along the shores of the lake. Additional amenities at Burger’s Lake include picnic tables, charcoal grills, and more. 1200 Meandering Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76114

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Places to Eat

Angelo’s BBQ

No trip to Texas is complete without eating some delicious barbecue. Ask any Fort Worth local where you should go to get your barbecue fix and there’s a good chance they’ll tell you to check out Angelo’s BBQ. Since opening in 1958, Angelo’s has been a staple in the city’s food scene. That’s because for over half a century they’ve been slow-smoking choice cuts of meat over a bed of genuine hickory wood.

The meats they’re smoking at Angelo’s include beef, pork, chicken, and two different kinds of sausage, in addition to some more eclectic options like salami, ham, and turkey. Get them piled high on a sandwich or served on a plate alongside tasty sides like baked beans, mac and cheese, coleslaw, or corn on the cob. 2533 White Settlement Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Fred’s Texas Cafe

As far as appearances go, Fred’s Texas Cafe isn’t exactly “upscale.” While it might be a little rough around the edges, this beloved local dive is still a great place to enjoy a big, messy burger or their signature chicken fried steak after a long day. The menu at Fred’s Texas Cafe also features sandwiches, salads, and Tex-Mex favorites like tacos and quesadillas. All of their starters are perfect for sharing and since it’s practically impossible to resist ordering at least one or two of them, be sure to show up hungry! 915 Currie St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Velvet Taco

The menu at Velvet Taco, a funky fast-casual eatery nestled in the thriving West 7th area of Fort Worth, takes diners’ taste buds on a journey to all corners of the globe. However, with so many globally-inspired tacos to choose from, it might be a challenge to pick just one destination. If that’s the case, you could always make multiple stops on your culinary journey! Experience the exotic spices of India with the spicy tikka chicken taco; get a taste of the Middle East as you bite into the light and fresh falafel taco; or stay local and order the slow roasted Angus brisket taco. 2700 W 7th St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Riscky’s Barbeque

Because visiting just one barbecue joint while in Texas isn’t enough, consider taking your team to Riscky’s Barbeque too. A legend in Texas barbecue since 1927, Riscky’s renowned barbecue offerings are hand-rubbed with their signature “Riscky Dust” dry rub and slow smoked for hours on end for an unmistakable flavor you won’t find anywhere else. Popular entrées include their famous sliced beef brisket sandwich, smoked sausage platter, Texas Gobbler Sandwich, and mesquite-grilled cheeseburger. 300 Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Everything’s bigger in Texas, including the fun! You’ll realize this soon after arriving in Fort Worth since the Rockwood Baseball Fields are just a short ways away from exciting things to do, spectacular sights to see, and of course, delicious barbecue. You probably won’t be able to fit all of that Texas-sized fun into just one trip, so be sure to go back again soon!