Grapevine - Vintage Texas

Historic Grapevine, Texas, centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth, is a go-to destination when planning a vacation in Texas! Step back in time in Historic Downtown Grapevine with its collection of charming shops, restaurants, and art galleries. Enjoy fantastic hotels and resorts, great attractions for the entire family, exquisite winery tasting rooms, world-class festivals and events, shopping opportunities, outstanding dining at over 200 restaurants, a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities and more. 

Day 1 - Thursday

• Arrive in Grapevine and check in one of the many local hotels.

• Take a guided tour of Historic Downtown Grapevine.

• Explore any number of Grapevine’s art galleries and fine art working studios. (Demonstrations can be arranged for an additional fee)

• Experience the Grapevine Glockenspiel, the only Glockenspiel in North America featuring the Would-Be Train Robbers, Nat Barrett and Willy Majors. Watch an exciting interaction between larger-than-life mechanical figures as they emerge from the clock tower every day at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

• Grapevine has more than 200 restaurants. The Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau will be happy to help you find the perfect restaurant to meet your group’s needs and budget.

• Take time to explore the awe-inspiring Gaylord Texan Resort. Underneath the signature majestic glass atriums, you’ll find some of the most distinctive shopping, dining and recreation options.

Gaylord Hotel

Day 2 - Friday

Explore the Settlement to City Museums as they trace the history of Grapevine, from the earliest settlers to current day.

• Schedule an old-fashioned social or interactive craft program at Historic Nash Farm, the oldest operating farmstead in Tarrant County.

• Enjoy lunch and shopping in Historic Downtown Grapevine, with more than 80 shops, galleries, boutiques, winery tasting rooms and much more.

• Stroll along Grapevine’s Urban Wine Trail with a tasting, pairing, blending or bottling session, or simply enjoy a glass with new friends.

• Take in an amazing 360-degree view of the Grapevine area from 12-stories up at the Observation Tower at Grapevine Main Station.

• Enjoy dinner with an entertaining, comical “whodunit” show at the Texas Star Dinner Theater or take a ghost tour on Main Street with the Night Watchman Tour.

Nash Farm - Exterior 2

Day 3 - Saturday

• Enjoy the natural beauty and tranquil surroundings of nature with a guided tour of the Grapevine Botanical Gardens.

• Dine in Grapevine’s original filling station at Willhoite’s Restaurant, complete with the original gas pump out front and a Model T Ford hanging over the Texas-sized buffet.
•  Depart onboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad for an afternoon in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and enjoy shopping, dining and western heritage attractions. 
• Witness a live cattle drive as the Fort Worth Herd makes its way through the Stockyards.

• Savor the local flavor at any number of Grapevine’s group-friendly restaurants followed by a wide selection of live entertainment inside venues along Historic Main Street.

Vintage Railroad

Day 4 - Sunday

• Have an early lunch at Grapevine Mills and shop ‘til you drop with 180 stores. And located nearby is Bass Pro Shops.

GV Mills 

For more information, contact Heather Egan, Director of Leisure and International Sales, Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at +1.817.410.3561 or

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