Comfort Suites Near Alliance
801 Byron Nelson Blvd
Roanoke, TX 76262
Phone: (817) 490-1455
Fax: (817) 490-1280
Since 1997, this huge stadium with an oval track 1.5 miles in circumference and more than 150,000 seats in the Grandstand alone has provided racing lovers with all the thrills they could hope for. This is the second largest racing venue in the United States, behind the Indianapolis 500 Speedway. Events at Texas Motor Speedway include major NASCAR races, car shows and the Thursday Night Stampede, a weekly showcase of local racers. Speedway World offers souvenirs as well as tours of the speedway. The cafeteria is open on racing nights, and the onsite camping grounds can accommodate 6,000 people.
Shannon Brewing Company located in Keller is best known for its craft brews and ales. The local brewery uses a traditional unique fire-brewing process, all-natural ingredients and a slow aging process to bring out the flavors of the ingredients and create a smooth brew. The brewery features an on-site tap room and beer garden, with a pleasant casual atmosphere and offers beer flights or tastings at USD6.50. The tap room is open Thursdays and Fridays from 4pm-8pm. Tours of the facility are arranged every Saturday and visitors can enjoy live music, food and beer tastings. The brewery currently produces five year-round beers and a seasonal option from pale ales to darker stout. For additional details and events, visit the website.
Meadowmere Park is a beautiful recreational park in Grapevine. Enjoy a picnic by the waterside, go for nature trails or indulge in kayaking and other water sports.
Oak Grove Park is a spacious green park in Grapevine. The park features a restaurant, trails, play area and picnic sites.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services.
Grapevine Botanical Gardens is nestled in the Heritage Park and opened its doors in 2000. This lovely green enclosure features walking trails, a garden court, gazebo, performance stage, sitting areas, landscaped gardens with waterfalls and bridges, a fish pond and a butterfly sanctuary. It also has an educational pavilion on its east side. The beautiful blooms and lush trees add to the tranquility of this place.
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.
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.
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.
Manmade river twists and turns through trees and flowers at this 17-acre water park, a perfect spot for children of all ages. One highlight is the green extreme, a water roller coaster measuring 65 feet tall and 1,161 feet long. With its myriad twists and turns, this ride,deemed the world's largest uphill water coaster, is everyone's favorite. The endless river offers the opportunity for a relaxing ride on a lazy summer day, while NRH2Ocean is a 12,000-square-foot wave pool. On Friday nights, "dive-in" movies are shown on a screen that is readily viewable from anywhere in this pool.
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!
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.