Comfort Suites Vista Ridge Mall
755A Vista Ridge Mall Drive
Lewisville, TX 75067
Phone: (972) 315-6464
Fax: (972) 315-6464
Book a tour of he underwater life at the Sea Life Grapevine Aquarium. Take a closer look at the starfish and seahorses and even sharks. There are educational events and interactive sessions for families and school groups. The center can also be reserved for birthday parties.
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!
Oak Grove Park is a spacious green park in Grapevine. The park features a restaurant, trails, play area and picnic sites.
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.
Covering a vast area of 29,000 acres (11735.9 hectares), Lake Lewisville is an artificially engineered lake in Denton County. Located just 4.7 miles (7.56 kilometers) from Downtown Lewisville, the lake's shoreline 233 miles (374.97 kilometers) it forms one of the greatest lakes in Texas. The recreational spot offers a wide range of activities such as boating, swimming, fishing, camping, skiing, hiking and lots more. All in all, it's a nice place to catch some sun with your friends and family.
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.
Les Lacs Linear Park is a local park frequented by many for morning walks. The park is surrounded by residential buildings and is a safe spot for children for some outdoor fun.
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.
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.
This state-of-the-art museum is dedicated to telling the history of the Boy Scouts of America. Everything from how the organization began to what it has become today is explained within its 53,000 square foot space. The museum also features workshops and interactive galleries for children, as well as a Norman Rockwell gallery.