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.
This is the largest park in Texas with handicap access. The park was designed specifically with handicapped children in mind. A wood fiber material that is hard enough for wheelchairs, yet soft enough to minimize the effects of falls is found throughout the park. There are several playground areas for children of different ages and ramps, instead of stairs, lead to the equipment. Access points allow children to climb on the equipment from their wheelchairs. The park is just the beginning of a 100-acre development planned by the city of North Richland Hills.
One of the finest indoor rock climbing gyms in Texas, this unique rock climbing venue features huge climbing walls and offers a variety of programs for beginners, as well as intermediate climbers.
As one of the top rated public golf courses in the country, Grapevine Golf Course is very popular with locals and visitors alike. It offers 27 scenic holes along beautiful Lake Grapevine and presents challenges for all players. It was designed by Byron Nelson and Joe Finger in 1979, and remodeled a few years ago.
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.
Grapevine Lake spans 7,400 acres and is perfect for boating, water skiing, windsurfing, fishing and swimming. Twelve parks and four marinas surround the complex with its 150 miles of tree-lined shores. The park system provides areas for various sports, as well as playgrounds and fields for all kinds of activities. In addition, there are campgrounds, picnic areas, and hiking and biking trails. Pavilions are also available for group activities. A visitors center is located off Highway 26/121 near the dam.
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.
Texas Indoor Golf is the premiere golf entertainment, retail, practice and instruction facility in the country. Here you
Take your best shot on this par-72, 6,875-yard championship public golf course, which was designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer. Opened in 1987(USGA 73.60), Fossil Creek provides everything a golfer desires. Course amenities include a driving range, rental clubs and a club professional to help develop the perfect swing. Greens fees are $57 on weekdays and $72 on weekends, and include golf cart rental. Tee times are accepted. Call to know the open hours.
Designed by award-winning architect Jeff Brauer, this unique premier resort style 18 hole, par 72 championship course is surrounded by 150 beautiful and magnificent acres and is the world's first NFL-themed golf course. A massive driving range, a star shaped putting green, and a full service pro shop are also on site. PGA golf instructions and quality club rentals are available.
One of the best ways to tour Lake Grapevine is on the back of a duck. Duck Riders boats switch from land to water and back again. Standard tours run daily from the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center and Grapevine Mills mall. If you are looking for a fun group activity, Duck Riders of Grapevine has the solution. A ride on a WWII amphibious vehicle is the perfect activity for your bus charters, corporate retreats, camps, scouts, school outings, senior gatherings and educational field trips.
This modern tennis facility features sixteen lighted courts, and one sunken court with tournament seating. Other services offered include private tennis lessons, racquet stringing, and ball machine renting.