301 Capitol Street
Grapevine, TX 76051
Phone: (817) 329-9300
Fax: (817) 329-0892
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.
For more than a decade, La Buena Vida Vineyards has lured thirsty locals and visitors to North Texas with its fresh approach to wine tasting. When you arrive you will find a calm, accommodating atmosphere complete with Spanish-tiled fountains and lush landscaping. Open seven days a week, patrons choose from over 20 award -winning wines while enjoying music and interesting information from qualified "wineologists". Call for private wine tastings, classes, receptions, weddings and parties.
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.
The 5.2 acre Nash Farm is located near historic downtown Grapevine. The farmstead consists of the original house, the original barn and a family cemetery. Nash Farm is owned by the Grapevine Heritage Foundation, a private non-profit entity. Thomas Jefferson Nash purchased 110 acres of farmland in Grapevine in 1859. Nash family originally consisted of Thomas, wife Elizabeth, their six children and Thomas
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.
The oldest continually operating winery in the area, Homestead Vineyards & Winery's "rich, full-bodied flavor and award winning assortment of wines" are made from grapes grown at the original facility at the family farm in Ivanhoe, Texas and from other various growers. Its tasting room can be found in a 1890s Victorian cottage. Besides a location in Ivanhoe, Homestead Winery may also be found in Denison.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.