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Grapevine (Texas)

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Grapevine is in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in the state of Texas. It is known as the Christmas Capital of Texas.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Just north of Dallas/Fort Worth Airport - therefore easy access by air. Most larger hotels have their own shuttles to/from the airport.

By car[edit]

Grapevine is more or less equidistant from both downtown Dallas and Fort Worth. SH 121, 114, 360 and IH 635 all converge in Grapevine (the "funnel").

By train[edit]

There are frequent TEXRail trains between Fort Worth and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, operated by Trinity Metro. For a more touristic experience, the Grapevine Vintage Railroad runs historic trains between Grapevine and nearby destinations.

  • 1 Grapevine-Main Street station, 815 S Main St. Grapevine-Main Street (Q28197610) on Wikidata Grapevine-Main Street station on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]

The Gaylord Texan has two nifty shuttles. One loop runs from Gaylord to the Grapevine Mills shopping areas, the other loop runs from Gaylord to the historic part of Main St.

See[edit]

Map of Grapevine (Texas)

Do[edit]

  • 1 Legoland Discovery Center Dallas Fort Worth.,
  • 2 Great Wolf Lodge Grapevine’s Water Park. - located in Grapevine
  • 3 Cowboys Golf Club, 1600 Fairway Dr, +1 817-481-7277. Owned and operated by the Dallas Cowboys, this is a very high-end course that offers all the amenities and a spectacular golf course. Fees range from $75 to $160.
  • Grapevine Wine Tours. Daily lunch and dinner tours of Grapevine's outstanding wineries. Transportation, tastings at 3 of the 7 wineries, and lunch or dinner included.
  • Grapevine Wineries. Grapevine is home to many wineries (even a couple of vineyards).
  • Grapevine Vintage Railroad
  • Historic Main Street. A nice stroll full of shops, a theater, art galleries and a steam train that runs to the Fort Worth Stockyards.
  • 4 Lake Grapevine. Fishing, swimming and water skiing. Fish the points (such as in Oak Grove Park, look for birds) for sand bass. If the birds are working, the fun is on! Cast your slab and reel 'em in.
  • Catch some live jazz at Kirby's Steakhouse, 3305 E. Hwy 114, Southlake. Ok, so it's in Southlake, but just barely. Surprisingly good jazz acts in a small setting, very enjoyable. Regularly included in the KNTU recommended live jazz schedule. And the food is awesome (expensive, but well worth it).
  • Sea Life Grapevine Aquarium, 3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy, Grapevine, TX 76051, +1 469-444-3050. Are you a Shark lover, Seahorse fanatic or a Clownfish groupie? Perhaps it's the graceful Jellyfish or our newest family member- the Green Sea Turtle that you love the most. Maybe you simply can't decide! Here at Sea Life Grapevine Aquarium you can make up your mind and see them all - from the curious and the rescued to the rare and the enigmatic. And you'll be able to get closer to them than ever before.

Buy[edit]

  • 1 Grapevine Mills, 3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy. Large indoor outlet mall with close to 200 stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Other major Dallas-area outlet malls are located in Allen, to the north, and Hillsboro, to the south.

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

See the entry for wineries above.

Sleep[edit]

Go next[edit]

Either Dallas or Fort Worth. Camping in a number of state parks within a two-hour drive.

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