Rise & Shiners
A Guide to Fort Worth for Business Travelers
When visiting Fort Worth, Texas on a work trip, it doesn’t have to be all business all of the time. Less than five miles from downtown, immerse yourself in a true Texas experience at Hotel Drover. Explore the Stockyards or head out to Sundance Square and the Cultural District. There are plenty of places to see and activities to enjoy nearby when it’s time for a bit of play after work.
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Whether you’re looking for a good time or on a strictly-business trip, Hotel Drover offers something for everyone. From our lobby to The Backyard, to the comfort of your own room, there’s a place for everyone to settle in and get work done. In between meetings or after a day of work, head to 97 West Kitchen & Bar for a savory Texas-inspired meal.
King Ranch Saddle Shop
Mule Alley, where Hotel Drover is located, is home to one of only a few King Ranch Saddle Shop locations. Tracing its roots back to the Civil War, this heritage brand has long provided ranchers and cowboys with saddles and accessories suited to meet every need on the range. You too can pick up something for your travels, from a carefully crafted Western souvenir to a leather bag for life on the trail, you’re sure to find something to take home from here.
Distance from Hotel Drover: 0.1 miles
After a day of working from one of Hotel Drover’s accommodating spaces, take in a spectacular performance or sporting event at Dickies Arena in the cultural district near downtown Fort Worth. A state-of-the-art facility for a variety of concerts, sports, and rodeo events, you’ll find entertainment that appeals to all types of visitors. Saddle up for an exciting experience at their next big event.
Distance from Hotel Drover: 4.2 miles
Kimbell Art Museum
Once you’ve taken yourself on a tour through Hotel Drover’s legendary art collection, journey to the heart of the Fort Worth Cultural District for the Kimbell Art Museum. The museum is a destination of excitement for art lovers, showcasing over 300 brilliant and unique pieces. With collections from all over the world, the diversity, time periods, and geographies will have you appreciating the wonderful and unimaginable creations. Examples include renowned artists like Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, and Claude Monet, just to name a few. Immerse yourself into the history of the Kimbell Art Museum, you won’t be disappointed.
Distance from Hotel Drover: 4.6 miles
Staying at Hotel Drover allows guests to explore all the best that Fort Worth has to offer with its prime location in the Stockyards. Whether you’re spending the day exploring the area or just looking for a quick place to shop or eat, find it all in Stockyards Station. Grab unique Texas keepsakes from trading companies offering authentic Western apparel to footwear, candy, gifts and more. If you’re hungry, try the Stockyards-style BBQ or wander into The General Store for a locally-sourced snack. Stockyards Station is a taste of the Old West you have to experience.
Distance from Hotel Drover: 0.3 miles
Game Day Fun
Looking to catch a legendary game? Hotel Drover is located just a short drive from several local universities. Texas Christian University, a powerhouse sports school in the Big-12 conference, is a great place to catch an exciting TCU football game. When looking for a spot surrounded by history, culture, shopping, and professional sporting events, Arlington Baptist University has you covered.
Distance from Hotel Drover
Texas Christian University: 6 miles
Arlington Baptist University: 34 miles