You may be wondering what Grapevine, Texas has to offer besides a trip to Great Wolf Lodge. Turns out, the city contains a number of attractions for vacationers to enjoy. But before we bring you our list of things to do, let’s review a little history.
Grapevine is located between Dallas and Fort Worth and was founded in the late 1840’s. While cotton was Grapevine’s primary crop during the early 1900’s, the city eventually sprouted 25,000 acres of cantaloupe farms. In fact, back in the 70’s, the Grapevine was known as ” The Cantaloupe Capital of the World.” The municipality is also located next to the Grapevine Lake; a sizable reservoir created by the Army Corps of Engineers back in 1952. It remains a popular recreation area today. Some notable past residents include Norah Jones, Demi Lovato, and Post Malone.
If you are going to make the trip to the arcade, the ropes course or the waterpark at Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine, you might want to consider extending your stay. Whether you live in the Dallas area, plan to make it a stop on a family road trip, or are considering making it a destination, it’s a great place for families to explore.
Check out our list of local activities below:
1: Historic Main Street: Since it was founded in 1843, the city has grown in a thriving center. Tour Historic Main Street and visit 80 locally owned restaurants, stores, galleries, and wine tasting rooms.
2: Grapevine Vintage Railroad: This vintage railroad that departs from the Historic Main Street area, follows a route between Grapevine and the Fort Worth Stockyards on authentic 1920’s Victorian coaches.
3: Lake Grapevine: At 8,000 acres, Lake Grapevine offers amazing boating, water-skiing, wind surfing, fishing, and camping. Along the shore, you’ll fine more than nine miles of trails for some of the best hiking and biking the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
4: Wineries: now the name of the city is making more sense! Did you know that Texas is the fifth-largest wine-producing state in the US? Grapevine is home to more than ten wineries as well as the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association.
These are just a few of the many destinations near Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine. For more information, call our front desk. You can also sign up for our mailing list to get the latest deals on Great Wolf Lodge packages.