Comfort Suites Las Colinas Center
1223 Greenway Cir.
Irving, TX 75038
Phone: (972) 518-0606
Fax: (972) 518-2579
1223 Greenway Cir., Irving, TX, US, 75038
- Phone: (972) 518-0606
- Fax: (972) 518-2579
Texas' own major movie production facility is the largest in the country outside of Florida and California. The studio's production company, Thornhill Productions Inc., has helped create such prestigious films as Silkwood, JFK and Trip to Bountiful. The public tour features such film artifacts as costumes from The Sound of Music and the bench from Forrest Gump. The tour lasts about an hour and a half, and includes The Blue Screen F/X Show, where the magical effects of the movies are explained and demonstrated. The National Museum of Communications, located in the same complex, holds the world's first color television and a Guttenberg printing press.
The Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau is a customized travel information center for visitors. It offers group tours and general information regarding accommodation, sightseeing and transportation in and around Irving. The Convention Center provides a media center for meetings and conferences as well as organizing events for clients.
It took seven years for world-renowned wildlife sculptor Robert Glen to complete this larger-than-life sized herd of wild mustangs. Since its installation in 1984, the Mustangs of Las Colinas have been among the most photographed and visited sites in North Texas. Known as the largest equestrian sculpture in the world, the mustangs are a breathtaking sight honoring both the heritage and spirit of Texas. Informative films on actual mustangs as well as the creation of the sculpture are available for viewing. Admission is free.
A breathtakingly realistic sculpture of nine bronze mustangs galloping across a prairie stream.
For a thrilling day, visit the Zero Gravity Thrill Park. You'll find extreme rides that are sure to please even the most adventuresome. Go on the "Skyscraper" and experience incredible speed. Then, test your courage by riding "Nothin’ but Net", a 16 story free fall. You'll be sure to have a thrilling time!
The house was built in 1912, and is one of Irving's oldest homes.
Located at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Founders' Plaza is an observation area, which offers beautiful views of the aircrafts that land or take off at the airport. Filled with children and families, this observation deck has a telescope, historic information about the place; and picnic benches, where you can chill and eat your take-out. A great spot to kill time, while you are waiting for your delayed flight, the Founders' Plaza is also a favorite attraction among tourists.
This beautiful freshwater lake offers a nice oasis in the city. Bachman Lake is a man-made lake was originally to be Dallas' water source, but that idea was later rejected because the lake was too small. Today this lake is perfect for fishing and sailing. If you want to fully enjoy the scenery then take the 3.3 mile (5.3 kilometer) trail that surrounds the lake.
Lake Grapevine, an 8,000 acre recreational lake, is a center for boating, water-skiing, wind surfing and other aquatic activities. Lake Grapevine is also the perfect place for boating, fishing, camping and picnic facilities. With 146 miles of rolling shoreline and more than nine miles of wilderness trails, Lake Grapevine is one of the finest hike/bike destinations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Silver Lake Marina is located in a quiet cove on the north east side of beautiful Lake Grapevine. Surrounded by a peaceful shoreline and whispering trees and gently rolling hills, it is conveniently located between Dallas and Ft. Worth. Boaters from around the Metroplex make Silver Lake Marina their recreational boating destination.
This fun-filled attraction is perfect for kids. Be part of the action with the 4D Cinema and marvel at the small landmarks in Miniland. Enjoy a wild ride on the Kingdom Quest. Of course, Legoland wouldn't be truly Legoland without legos and you'll find over two million Legos on site!
Located in a historic church in downtown Grapevine, the visual experience is almost as good as the wine. The premises of La Buena Vida are surrounded by arbors dripping with vines and greenery. La Buena Vida's tasting room features six wines from the vineyard located in Springtown, Texas. Other wine offerings are from the Alamo Farms Winery and there is champagne from the Smith Estate. There is also a small museum with wine making paraphernalia from as far back as 1869. In addition, La Vida offers farming tours, and visitors are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch, which can be eaten in the gorgeous garden area.
Take a trip back in time on this steam engine built in 1896. The round-trip train ride lasts around five hours with two stops in Fort Worth at Eighth Street and the Stockyards. The fully-stocked bar includes a few snacks to satisfy your hunger on this great turn-of-the-century adventure. All ages are delighted by this unique way of touring Tarrant County. This is a great place for children to celebrate a birthday or special event.