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The offsite corporate retreat. People either love them or hate them, and it’s not hard to see why. Done correctly, retreats can be an effective way for your organization to bring about positive change. Done poorly however, and you end up with a wasted weekend and the possibility of making things in the office worse. It’s not an easy task to plan a retreat that is fun and productive, but MD Resort's professional planners can lead you the whole way.

Area Attractions

Antique Malls and other Unique Shops

 Azle Antique Mall  Nastalgia Warehouse
 1951 NW Parkway  7801 US Hwy. 287
 Azle, TX 76020  817-572-5012
 817-221-3257
   
 Antique American Mall  Ransberger Family Antiques and Auction
 2460 Hwy 287 N  6000 Denton Hwy.
 817-477-9222  Watuga, TX 76148
 817-281-3602
   
 Catherine Anne's Antiques and More  Historic Camp Bowie Mercantile
 5725 Jacksboro Hwy  7200 Camp Bowie Blvd in Fort Worth
 817-625-5177  817-377-0910
   
 Crosseyed Moose Antiques  Whistle Stop Antiques
 2340 N. Main (downtown Ft. Worth)  159 S. Main
 Fort Worth, TX  Keller, TX 76248
 817-624-4311  817-431-9361
     
 Connour Country Auctions
 Boyd,TX 76023  

Museums

Amon Carter Museum - This modern building houses one of the finest collections of American art in the country, featuring works by Charles M. Russell, Frederic Remington and Georgia O'Keefe. Located in Bowie, TX.

Cattle Raisers Museum - Offers displays of cowboy boots, saddles and mannequins.

Fort Worth Museum of Science & History - Entertaining, interactive exhibits to inspire appreciation for science and history in visitors of all ages. Located in Fort Worth, TX.

Fort Worth/Tarrant Convention Center - Main convention complex in downtown Fort Worth.

Kimbell Art Museum - Fort Worth's premier art museum, featuring paintings from international painters. Located in Fort Worth, Tx.

Modern Art Museum - One of the Museum's most significant holdings is its comprehensive collection of works by Robert Motherwell. Numbering fifty objects - paintings, collages, prints, and sketches - this body of work offers a special opportunity to examine and appreciate the creative range of this major modernist artist. Motherwell is one of the figureheads of Abstract Expressionism, arguably the most important movement in the history of American art.

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame - Museum honoring women rodeo champions.

Noble Planetarium - Offers information on astronomy as well as a laser-light show. Located in Fort Worth,TX.

Omni Theater - Sit and view the 180-degree image this theater provides. Located in Fort Worth, TX.

Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art - An outstanding art museum in Fort Worth that shows oilman Richardson's Remington and Russell paintings.

Horseback Riding

Benbrook Stables - Horseback riding. Suited for beginners or experienced riders. 10001 Benbrook Blvd. Benbrook, Texas 76126 • 817-249-1001

Lazy8riding ranch - Horseback riding and lessons. 1 Black Jack Lane Copper Canyon, Texas 75077 • (940)-455-7022

Marshall Creek Ranch - Horseback riding and trail rides. Southlake, Texas | 817-490-8796, marshallcreekranch@sbcglobal.net 

Music and Drama Venues

Artisian Center Theatre- Many shows chosen are geared toward the entire family. They perform musicals, comedies and family dramas that are accessible, entertaining and sometimes even educational.

Bass Performance Hall - A new $65 million concert hall that is home to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.

Billy Bob's Texas - At 100,000 square feet, Billy Bob's bills itself as the world's largest honky-tonk. Located in Fort Worth, TX.

Booger Red's Saloon - An "old-west" saloon with saddle bar stools.

Casa Manana Theater - Playhouse in the round that presents everything from Broadway musicals to children's theater.

Off 380 Players-Wise County Community Live Theatre located in Bridgeport Texas.

White Elephant - Bar in Fort Worth used as the prototype for CD's, the bar in the Chuck Norris TV series, Walker-Texas Ranger.

Outdoor Attractions and Amusements

Boyd Raceway - 940-433-5587 in Boyd, TX

Burger's Lake - Spring-fed lake with sandy beaches, lifeguards and picnic areas.

Cowtown Coliseum - Site built in 1908 that offers professional rodeos every Saturday during summer.

Creators Guide Service - Fishing Guide, call Terry Terry at 940-577-1238 to schedule your next Lake Bridgeport or Eagle Mountain Lake fishing trip.

Fort Worth Botanical Gardens - These well-tended gardens are a great place to relax.

Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Offers rodeos from January to February and is a great family place. Along with a rodeo, the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show is going on. There you can see prize cows, get a taste of an auction, and see an assortment of unique animals. You get a taste of country life with farm animals to look at and bucking broncos to watch.

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District - Home to cowboys in addition to historic hotels and western-style shopping.

Fort Worth Zoo - Visit the Fort Worth Zoo and see more than 6,000 exotic and native animals in beautifully landscaped natural habitats. The Fort Worth Zoo, established in 1909, is the oldest continuous zoo site in Texas and one of the top zoos in the nation.

The Caddo and Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) National Grasslands - cover 38,098 acres. They not only provide grazing land for cattle and habitat for wildlife, but offer a variety of recreation. The most popular activities are hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, wildlife viewing and photography. 
Distance: 35 minutes
Address: Decatur, TX 76234 
Phone: (940) 627-5475
website: http://www.fs.fed.us/r8/texas/recreation/caddo_lbj/caddo-lbj_rec_opps.shtml

KAM Kartway Go-Kart Dirt racing. Go there to watch some great racing - 817-638-5278 in Rhome, TX

International Exotic Feline Sanctuary - Just about 5 minutes from MD Resort.  The Feline Sanctuary offers guided tours during which they share stories of how each feline came to IEFS and fascinating facts about similarities and differences between the feline inhabitants.  You will never forget your visit here!

Six Flags Over Texas - Thrilling rides and shows for the whole family.

Sundance Square - An attractive, restored historic district best known for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

Tarantula Steam Train - Historical steam railroad that goes from Grapevine to Fort Worth.

Texas Motor Speedway - Yes, the big races are great and lots of fun, but did you know that Texas Motor Speedway is used nearly every day of the year for racing schools, television commercial production, motion picture production, new-car introductions, sales meetings, auto shows, Legends Car racing, car club meetings, and much more.

Texas Rangers Ballpark - Scoreboard Stats, The Rangers News Schedule, Audio, Video, Tickets, Auction Shop, The Ballpark in Arlington Minor, Leagues History, Community Outreach, Kids Fan Forum, Fantasy Spring Training Ballpark, Ballpark History, Ballpark Tours, Legends, and Museum Seating.

Texas Stadium - Even if you've never been to Texas Stadium, if you follow pro football, this sparkling palace home will feel familiar. The Dallas Cowboys have been one of the NFL's most popular and most-televised teams, frequently beaming their stadium into many of the nation's living rooms.

Trinity River Trails - 35 miles of paved and natural-surface paths winding their way through several of the city's many parks.

Twin Points Resort on Eagle Mountain Lake - a relatively small but fun lake. The water is fairly clear (you can see your knees if the water is to your shoulders), there are some large houses to cruise by and admire, some good coves for swimming and fishing, and some fun bars/restaurants.
Distance: 33 minutes 
Address: 10200 Ten Mile Bridge Road Fort Worth, TX
Phone: 817-237-3141 

Wise County Park on Lake Bridgeport - Enjoy year-round access to swimming, fishing, picnic tables, playground, public restrooms and showers, boat ramps with piers, tent camping, 24 RV sites, 10 with water and electric only and 14 with water, sewer, and electric. 
Distance: 40 minutes
Address: 372 CR 1638 Chico, Texas 76431
Phone: 940-644-1910 

Local Golf Courses

 Cross Timbers Golf Course  Runaway Bay
 1181 S. Stewart St.  400 Half Moon Way
 Azle, TX  Lake Bridgeport, Tx
 817-444-4940  940-575-2225
   
 Lost Creek Country Club  Whitestone Country Club
 4101 Lost Creek Blvd.  10650 Benbrook Boulevard
 Aledo, TX  Fort Worth, TX
 817-244-3312  817-429-9996
   
 Willow Springs Golf Course  
 1714 Avondale Haslet Rd.  
 817-439-4653

For current events and things to do in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex, visit the The Fort Worth Star Telegram Arts Page.

About Fort Worth and Things to do in Fort Worth Texas, TX

City of Fort Worth Texas ~ valuable information about Ft Worth

City of Fort Worth Texas Visitors Center ~ Fort Worth shopping, dining and events.

City of Fort Worth Government, TX ~ resources and services for the city of Ft. Worth

Fort Worth Star-Telegram ~ Fort Worth's Texas local newspaper

Fort Worth School District ~ valuable information about Ft Worth Texas

Fort Worth Zoo ~ is one of the best and worth seeing!

Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce ~ Helpful staff and information about Ft Worth, TX

Fort Worth Stock Yards ~ You are sure to have big TEXAS fun with many shops, restaurants, night clubs, rodeos, stock shows, historical landmarks and events.

Kimbell Art Museum ~ The Kimbell Art Museum's holdings range in period from antiquity to the 20th century

Fort Worth Weekly ~ Offers news, arts and entertainment articles, and classified ads

Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo ~ Southwestern Exposition Livestock Show and Rodeo in Fort Worth, Texas

DFW Airport ~ Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Fort Worth Cats ~ Fort Worth Texas Cats Professional Baseball Club

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra ~ a nice relaxing evening

Fort Worth Architecture ~ This site lists the major buildings in Downtown Fort Worth. Their names, addresses, the year they were built and more.

About Dallas and Things to do in Dallas Texas, TX

Dallas City Hall ~ Portal to the city of Dallas Texas

Ultimate Dallas ~ Dallas Official TV Site for the Ewings of Southfork Ranch

Dallas Mavericks ~ Dallas Texas Basketball Team

University of Texas ~ University of Texas at Dallas

Dallas Cowboys ~ Dallas Cowboys Football Team

Dallas Morning News ~ Dallas Texas Newspaper

Dallas Stars ~ Hockey Team

About Aurora, Texas

Aurora is our little suburb close to the big city but quietly secluded from the hustle and bustle so you can relax at MD Resort Guest Ranch.

Aurora ~ Information about the City of Aurora, TX

South Wise County Chamber of Commerce ~ Local Chamber

Wise County Messenger ~ Local Newspaper

Decatur Chamber of Commerce ~ Decatur Texas is about 15 Minutes north of MD Resort Bed and Breakfast

Wise County ~ About Wise County Texas

Wise County on the Web ~ Lots of links and local information for Wise County Texas