ARLIS/NA Fort Worth 43rd Annual Conference

About Fort Worth

Welcome to Forth Worth! Experience the charm and hospitality of one of America’s friendliest cities. Cowboys to connoisseurs will enjoy exploring all that Fort Worth has to offer –world class museums, eclectic dining, Broadway shows, operas and symphonies along with all of the colorful western characters and stories associated with a frontier town. Stroll through the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and follow the Texas Trail of Fame where bronze inlaid markers honor of the achievements of those whose exploits and adventures shaped the wonderful place that is Fort Worth today.

Make the trip to the Fort Worth Cultural District just a few miles from the Omni Fort Worth conference hotel to explore a diverse range of restaurants, entertainment, museums, and galleries. Walk, ride a horse or pedal 38 miles of trails along the Trinity River. The Fort Worth Bike Sharing program allows you to pick up and drop off a bike at various popular locations throughout the city. Take Molly the Trolley around downtown Fort Worth free or charge and out to the Stockyards for a small fee. You can find more information at the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau. Y’all can’t help but enjoy yourselves here in Cowtown – Where the West Begins!

The Omni Fort Worth Hotel (1300 Houston St) is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth, just adjacent to the city’s cultural centers and nightlife. Information on Molly the Trolley, the city’s free downtown shuttle system, can be found here:

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Molly also runs as a shuttle that travels to and from the historic Fort Worth Stockyards on Saturdays. It’s $1.75 for a one-way trip and $3.50 for a day pass.

Stockyards Shuttle

Besides Molly, information on taking regular Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) buses can be found here, including service maps and information on downtown free zones:

Bus Service

Additionally, the city provides walking maps to navigate several areas of interest including the Stockyard District, Cultural District, and Downtown / Sundance Square.

Walking Maps

The Trinity Railway express provides direct rail transportation between Fort Worth and Dallas. Information on the TRE can be found here:

Rail Service


Ground Transportation to / from local Airports

Dallas/Fort Worth
International Airport (DFW)

Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL)

Fort Worth Transportation Quick Links

Air Travel

Shuttle Service

Rental Cars

Taxi Service

Bus Service

This map of Fort Worth shows all the important conference-related points, including workshop and special event locations.

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