Grapevine – A Travel Guide

The plethora of options that Grapevine presents one for pursuing is almost the size of Texas-sized. The city is ringing with history on every nook and corner of the streets.

A thriving small town nestled in the heart of the Dallas and Fort Worth area, the town is thriving with the wealth of its wineries as one of the most loved sites in Texas by the wine lovers.

The wide variety of things offered by the city is a treat indeed. One can either plan an entire trip that’s educational with complete with historic sights and seeing live artisans within a walking distance. Or, one could treat oneself to a foodie tour and plan a visit dedicated entirely to all the winery tasting rooms and the plethora of restaurants in town.

Outdoor enthusiasts of the lot are in a treat, as they can explore one of the city’s many hiking trails, hold picnics in a neighborhood park just a 5-minute walk from their accommodation. The adventure enthusiasts among us are also in luck as taking in some water fun or ride a Segway at Lake Grapevine.

For the shoppers of the lot, this city has to offer the experience to shop at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, a 200,000-square-foot megastore dedicated to the great outdoors. In all this is a place which can prove beneficial to wide strata of travelers.

But to answer the question ‘What to do?’ that many people ask, don’t let the size of the place fool you for a second as it contains some of the best holidaying experiences. Following is the list of the 5 must do things in the area.

Traveling anywhere on a rail might seem a like a holdover from the past, but The Grapevine Vintage Railroad is one of the major attractions in the vicinity. Once entering the train, traverses the person back into the past, to a time when these rail cars constitute a major way of traveling.

The Grapevine Vintage Railroad takes the route from Grapevine up until the Fort Worth Stockyards. Along the way, one is mesmerized by the scenery as the cabin gently sways to the left to the right and back again and the slight clucking trainís wheels rolling over the steel tracks is audible making it an experience worth it.

The address of the place is 705 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051-5351

One can contact them on the number +1 817-410-3185.

Nash Farm

Located at 626 Ball Street, Grapevine, TX 76051, 817.410.3185, this holds its place as the one place one can’t afford to miss. This place was purchased by Thomas Jefferson Nash in the year of 1859, this holds strong footing as a historic landmark bringing the history to life with the aid of various exhibits, interpretive programs and displays which are allowed to be interacted with.

The large ground allows the facility of self-exploration and self-guided tours during the regular business hours, without any tickets. However, the historic structures and exhibits are allowed to be in sight during special occasions or during the ticketed guided tours.

This adds a great educational bend to the trip for the younger ones especially. They learn about the work involved with caring for real farm animals, about gardening and the tools required, and get to sit on the real farm machinery and more.

The contact number is +1 817-410-3185

Grapevine Lake

Located at 110 Fairway Dr, Grapevine, TX 76051-2028, this is a lake that is one of the most beautiful spots in the city. Many of the safe hiking and biking trails are present around many parts of the lake. Famous for kayaking, the lake offers other choices such as boating (sail and motor) and of course fishing.

The presence of playgrounds, campgrounds, picnic grounds baseball fields, soccer fields, trees, open space, wildlife, mountain-bike trails and of course hiking and biking trails makes this an unequivocal place to visit during the trip

The contact number of the lake is +1 817-251-2628

The Escape Game Dallas

Located at 3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy, Room 604, Grapevine, TX 76051, the Escape Room in Dallas is one of the most exciting experience one can take in the city of Grapevine. In this, the players are locked in a room and the only way to escape is to solve the puzzles given to them.

Here from popular reviews, one can conclude that the puzzles were perfectly complex and the staff was professional and caring from beginning to end. This is one of the must-have experiences in the city.

The contact number is +1 214-692-2180

Palace Theatre

Located at 300 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051-5319, The palace theatre in Grapevine was originally created as a movie theatre and had displayed movies for over thirty years.

In the year of 1986, the theatre caught fire and the stage and most of the box seating areas were destroyed. As the walls started crumbling down, the place had to be renovated completely.
Presently, it is a 439 seat hall hosting the Grapevine Opry every Saturday night.

The phone number of the place is +1 817-410-3100

So now you know there is plenty to do in the small city of Grapevine without actually visiting the grapevines.


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