Comfort Suites Vista Ridge Mall
755A Vista Ridge Mall Dr.
Lewisville, TX 75067
Phone: (972) 315-6464
Fax: (972) 315-6464
Are you a shark lover, seahorse fanatic or a clownfish groupie? Perhaps its the graceful jellyfish or the green sea turtle that you love the most? 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. You will be able to get closer to them than ever before.
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!
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.
Located in a historic farmhouse that was built in 1874, this award-winning boutique winery features a number of award-winning wines, as well as a variety of Texas wines. Cross Timbers specializes in Blush, Chardonnay, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon. It is the location of the annual New Vintage Wine Trail Festival held each April.
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.
Your family will enjoy the great outdoors at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. It provides a tranquil place to escape the hectic city life for an afternoon. You will find untainted woods, meadows, a collection of native Texas trees, and a habitat for birds, fish, and wildlife. This preserve is connected through a series of bridges and ramps leading to a covered pavilion. You will find climbing structures and slides, plus a torpedo-shaped track ride, and a wonderful fake rock to climb.
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.
Su Vino is an award winning winery with a twist, not only have they won over 25 medals for their wines, but they were the first custom winery located in Texas and in the Southwest. Su Vino means
The oldest continually operating winery in the area, Homestead Vineyards & Winery's "rich, full-bodied flavor and award winning assortment of wines" are made from grapes grown at the original facility at the family farm in Ivanhoe, Texas and from other various growers. Its tasting room can be found in a 1890s Victorian cottage. Besides a location in Ivanhoe, Homestead Winery may also be found in Denison.
Nestled in the heart of historical downtown Grapevine, Homestead Winery is a cozy place to enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting. The wines come from Gabe and Barbara Parker's winery located in Ivanhoe. There are a multitude of wines to sample from. For groups, Homestead Winery offers tastings for minimal fees per person. You can host an event in their tasting room or outdoors. When you are finished, take a stroll and try one of the many great restaurants in the surrounding area.
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.