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April 29, 2011 11:00 ET

Cultural Sights and Sounds Plentiful From Stylish Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas

Cattle Drives and Festivals 'Spring' for Fort Worth Excitement

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - Apr 29, 2011) - Spring has sprung in Texas, and for those seeking a Texas-sized adventure this year, Fort Worth is the city to see. From cattle drives and art festivals to modern theatre and opera or even some great golf courses, this city is ideal for creating exciting family vacations or adventurous weekend getaways.

When travelers start with an affordable hotel in Ft Worth, Texas like the Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Worth University Drive, they can rest assured they've found comfortable and budget-friendly accommodations. Guests at the Fort Worth hotel also enjoy convenient access to area attractions, so it is easy to take in all the sights and sounds of this impressive cultural Mecca.

There'll be fun for the entire family at Fort Worth's popular Mayfest, which is set to kick-off on May 5, 2011 at Trinity Park. Golf enthusiasts will find world-class golfing excitement at the 65th Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Country Club May 16-22. Other popular attractions include the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Texas Cattle Raisers Museum and National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, all located in the fun-filled and historic Stockyards District, where weekend rodeos and twice-daily Longhorn cattle drives add western flair to an area filled with entertainment, restaurants, shopping and a variety of annual events.

Distinctive hotels near Fort Worth Stockyards' attractions, like the Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Worth University Drive, make it easy for travelers to enjoy the flair of the city's western heritage, while also taking in events at venues such as the Fort Worth Convention Center and Bass Performance Hall, or visiting the Will Rogers Coliseum and Fort Worth Zoo. While it's always good to plan ahead when booking accommodations, some Fort Worth rodeo hotels and hotels near Will Rogers Center offer exceptional Last-Minute weekend rates starting as low as $119*. The Fairfield Inn & Suites is also conveniently located across the street from University Park Village, one of the premier open-air shopping centers in the city, so when the urge to shop hits, this hotel's Last-Minute Weekend deal fits perfectly.

Known as the city of "Cowboys and Culture," Forth Worth is the perfect place to experience that famed Texas hospitality and unwind amidst the rich heritage and cultural diversity of one of the state's most popular tourist attractions. Bring the family and take advantage of great rates on popular Ft. Worth hotel suites just in time for spring and summer vacations.

*Rates are per room per night, based on availability at the time of reservation.

About the Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Worth University Drive
The Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Worth University Drive hotel is a stylish choice among Fort Worth hotels, providing well-appointed guest rooms and suites, all featuring plush bedding ensembles, home-like amenities and in-room coffee / tea service. With complimentary wireless Internet access, free on-site parking and a 24-hour business center, the Fairfield Inn & Suites is an easy choice when seeking a comfortable, yet affordable Fort Worth destination hotel whether traveling for business or pleasure.

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