Comfort Inn Near UNT
4050 Mesa Drive
Denton, TX 76207
Phone: (940) 320-5150
Fax: (940) 320-4959
This 23,000 Army Corps of Engineers lake draws more than six milion visitors a year.
You'll fine 18th century English literature, Texas maps, books on local history, and books on the history of printing and illustration at this gallery. Major exhibitions are held here throughout the year. They are open Monday through Friday for research.
Previously known as Civic Center Park, Quakertown Park is situated close to Downtown Denton. This 32 acre (12.95 hectare) facility is a good place to spend the day with the family. On the premises you will find a playground, amphitheater, picnic tables, garden walks, swimming pool and more. This outdoor space is also the site for the annual Denton Arts and Jazz Festival. The Denton Blues Festival has also been held here.
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.
Their mission is to provide the North Texas community with the opportunity to experience rare and endangered exotic wildlife in a unique and personal setting. This 126-acre educational park offers field trips, private tours, open to the public Saturdays and rental for events large and small. A Safari Tram, bucket train rides & outdoor dining areas help make Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch your next wild adventure. Open to the Public Days are every Saturday, March through November. All other events require an advanced reservation. At any one time it houses roughly 130 animals. Ongoing projects include new habitats, habitat expansions, building expansions and endangered and rare species breeding programs. They are a 501(c)(3) non profit facility, so all donations are tax deductible and go directly back into their programs and projects.
This scenic playground is on the north side of Ray Roberts Lake, with camping, boating, swimming, and fishing available. In addition, you can enjoy rollerblading, backpacking and the beach area.
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.
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