Grapevine, Texas... A Future With A Past
Texas is one of the oldest settlements in North Texas, originating
under the Lone Star Flag in 1844, one year before statehood. The
settlement's namesake was the tart, wild mustang grapes which grew
so abundantly in the area. Today, Grapevine celebrates its history
with an extensive restoration project, recognized by the National
Register of Historic Places, and an annual GrapeFest, attended by
over 160,000 citizens and visitors.
Grapevine's 40,000+ citizens enjoy the warmth of downtown's turn-of-the
century atmosphere along side the state-of-the-art design of the
Grapevine Convention Center. The facility provides for business,
banquet, social, cultural and civic events.
There are three public golf courses in Grapevine, one designed
by golfing legend, Byron Nelson. All three are consistently rated
among the top 50 public courses by "Golf Digest" magazine.
One mile north of downtown, is Grapevine Lake. The lake, with
its 146 miles of shoreline, has become a premier windsurfing,
sailing and fishing area in North Texas.
The 7,380 acre area includes an extensive park system with public
tennis courts, baseball and softball diamonds, football and soccer
fields, jogging and biking trails, a swimming pool, playgrounds
and picnic facilities.
Grapevine, Texas is a charming setting for both business and leisure
visitor. Located within the city limits is Dallas/Fort Worth
International Airport, the world's second busiest airport.
The city boasts 2,350 luxury rooms in 3 superb hotels & several
hundred additional mid-priced rooms are available throughout the
The city is located 21 miles northwest of Dallas and 19 miles northeast
of Fort Worth, providing convenient access to big city amenities.
But with its own live entertainment, over 130 restaurants, shopping,
golf, theatres, festivals, wineries, etc., residents and visitors
alike enjoy the comforts of Grapevine, Texas.
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||Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau
One Liberty Park Plaza
Grapevine, Texas 76051
Phone: 1-800-457-6338 or 817-410-3185