Comfort Inn DFW Airport North
5000 W. John Carpenter Fwy.
Irving, TX 75063
Phone: (972) 929-5757
Fax: (972) 870-9567
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.
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.
Northwest Park encompasses a beautiful lake and has a few waterside trails. It also has courts and fields for practicing team sports and lies adjacent to the Northwest Park Recreation Center, a public sports facility.
Primarily a golf club, this venue also hosts private events. Corporate meetings and seminars can be held here. A beautiful landscape, rolling greens, and fountains give the place a country-like atmosphere. Let's not forget the 18-hole golf course that has witnessed both amateurs and professionals make their mark. Four dining rooms provide a variety of menu options, while the sports center has everything one needs to be active. Tennis lessons can be arranged at any of the eight courts and playrooms.
This spot offers a wonderful family opportunity for hiking and picnicking. Surrounded by residential developments, this piece of undeveloped land often holds programs in the meadow, including fund raisers and artist exhibitions. The Spring Sculpture Show is an annual event, which highlights the work of 10-12 local artists. At this event they show works that reflect the natural beauty of the land. Funding comes through the Texas Commission of the Arts as well as the cities of Allen and Plano. Imagine picnicking among stunning sculptures on an unsullied spring afternoon. Admission is always free.
Located in Dallas the Brookhaven Country Club is great for a family outing with. This place is very popular with the locals and tourists alike. With facilities like a swimming pool, athletics track, golf course and tennis courts it promises to be fun for the entire family. Besides all of this the club also has regular family events like dinners and workshops. The Brookhaven Country Club can also be rented out for special events.
With a capacity of 7,500 seats, Alfred J. Loos Field House is the seventh-largest arena in United States and undoubtedly a very well-maintained one. This former home to Dallas Chaparrals is the official arena of Brookahven college. A multi packed arena, plays host to the Dallas Defenders in the Premier Basketball League and promises entertainment right down to the wire.
This beautiful freshwater lake offers a nice oasis in the city. Bachman Lake is a man-made lake was originally to be Dallas' water source, but that idea was later rejected because the lake was too small. Today this lake is perfect for fishing and sailing. If you want to fully enjoy the scenery then take the 3.3 mile (5.3 kilometer) trail that surrounds the lake.
Here's the place to have lots of fun with family and friends. Race down the fast or slow tracks to get the thrills of go-karting. All the necessary gears for the race are available as per requirements. Different racing packages can be chosen and these enjoyed in groups too. Once hunger creeps in, there are good food options to relish. TBC Indoor Kart Racing and Entertainment Center is located near the intersection of North Stemmons Freeway and Viceroy Drive, which is well-accessible.
Lone Star Park is a 36,000-square-foot pavilion featuring quarter horse racing annually from April through July. Off-season simulcast races are presented on over 175 television monitors and video walls. The facilities include a large, supervised playground, restaurant, abundant parking and an outdoor patio. Drive-through para mutual betting windows are available for those who don't want to leave their cars. Special family events are often held on weekends.
Located north of Six Flags on Green Oaks Boulevard in Arlington, this park offers something for everyone. There are areas for hiking, biking and inline skating. Four miles of paved trails wind in and out of the playground and greenbelt areas of this 958-acre (388-hectare) park. Eventually, Arlington hopes to connect this park to Dallas and Fort Worth via the Trinity River trail. Each Saturday, the River Legacy Park sponsors a guided trail hike. The River Legacy Living Science Center gives presentations on nature to promote ecological appreciation.
The Living Science Center building is made of recycled materials and houses interactive exhibits and displays. View aquariums and terrariums, take a hike each Saturday at 10am with a park tour guide, or use technology to go on a simulated raft ride adventure down the Trinity River. River Legacy park includes several miles of hiking and biking trails, as we well as river overlooks and picnic areas along the banks of the Trinity River.