Getting to Grapevine from DFW Airport is quick, easy, and economical, making Grapevine a great escape for people on layovers or looking for things to do near DFW Airport. That’s because Grapevine is located just six minutes from DFW Airport by car and only ten minutes by the TEXRail commuter rail departing from Terminal B at DFW Airport.
TEXRail is a commuter train that goes from DFW Airport to downtown Fort Worth. Grapevine is the second stop from the airport. The train is a ten-minute trip from Terminals A and B and drops you off in front of Hotel Vin and Harvest Hall. TEXRail began operations in 2019 with modern, upscale trains purchased in Europe and retrofitted in Texas. For travel times, check out the TEXRail Schedule on our Location page.
Grapevine weather is temperate, with mostly sunny weather year-round. The average high is 75.2° F and the average low is 54.3° F. The winter months tend to be mild, with a few cold days mixed in. Spring brings in a mix of warm and cold weather, depending on if the front comes from the southernly Gulf of Mexico or from up north. Fall weather offers slightly warmer temperatures than you’ll find with our northerly neighbors and beautiful autumn colors.
A food hall is a European concept with a collection of restaurants where food and drinks are served in a communal setting. Now popular in America, food halls are sprawling markets with a mix of local artisan restaurants, kitchens, food vendors, bars and activities under one roof. With its authentic local vibe and community spirit, Harvest Hall – part of Grapevine Main – is the ultimate foodie destination with 7 kitchens, two bars, and entertainment venues with live music and tasting events.
There are many wonderful winery tasting rooms in Grapevine. That’s why we recommend you come back and keep trying the different Texas wines, many of which can be sipped and savored right off of Main Street. If you’re looking for an elevated wine experience, visit Bacchus Kitchen + Bar in Hotel Vin and ask about their wine program included in special pairings and tastings.
There are many great things to do in Grapevine, including shopping and dining in the Main Street Historic District, winery tasting tours, a visit to Nash Farm, or a family excursion to SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium or Legoland. Of course, no visit to Grapevine would be complete without a stop at Grapevine Main and its stunning boutique hotel, Hotel Vin as well as Harvest Hall, a fun food and entertainment experience with seven kitchens, two bars, and a venue for live entertainment.
Weddings are as unique as the brides who dream them. Whether your wedding is an intimate celebration or a multi-day event with hundreds of guests, Grapevine, Texas, offers several weddings venues, including the indoor and outdoor spaces at Hotel Vin, that will fulfill your dreams of your special day.Contact our wedding planners for more details!
The annual GrapeFest® - A Texas Wine Experience is held in Grapevine every September. GrapeFest is the largest wine festival in the Southwest and hosts wine tastings, live entertainment, food and art vendors, and a tennis classic.
There are many great places to eat in Grapevine along the Main Street Historic District as well as the surrounding area. From the famous Tex-Mex inspired fare at Tommy Tamale to the world-famous sandwiches at Weinberger’s Deli to foodie gems such as Chez Fabian, Mac’s on Main, Esparza’s and Tolbert’s Chili Parlor, Grapevine offers 200 restaurants and bars. The city’s newest gastro destination, Harvest Hall features seven globally inspired kitchens and two bars with artisan food, from Latin street food to Vietnamese to burgers, biscuits and baklava.
Grapevine, Texas offers 20 hotels with more than 7,000 guest rooms and suites throughout the city. From the large Gaylord Texan to the family-friendly Great Wolf Lodge, to numerous budget hotels, Grapevine offers accommodations for every style and budget.
If you’re looking for a luxury, boutique hotel in Grapevine, Hotel Vin offers 120 stunning rooms and suites, a farm-to-table restaurant, and 20,000 square feet of event space at Grapevine Main in the heart of historic downtown.
Grapevine offers many fun things to do, from water parks and winery tasting tours to farms, fishing and festivals. Grapevine offers a vibrant shopping and dining scene, live entertainment, and outdoor activities like biking, hiking, and kayaking. Discover incredible attractions such as the Grapevine Vintage Railroad and Palace Arts Center in downtown. Have family fun at SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, Nash Farm, Lake Grapevine, and the Texas Star Dinner Theater. For more information, check out the upcoming events in Grapevine
Luckily, many restaurants and bars offer live music in Grapevine, particularly on the walkable Main Street Historic District. For a full list of upcoming live music, shows, festivals, entertainment, and things to do in Grapevine, check out our event calendar.
There are two main areas to go shopping in Grapevine: the walkable Main Street Historic District, which has numerous boutiques, shops and stores with gifts, souvenirs, home décor, clothes, local wines and artisan foods including chocolates and superb olive oils. For a one-stop shopping experience, visit Grapevine Mills with designer outlet stores that include Nieman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Coach Factory, and the Disney Outlet.
Grapevine has more than 25 miles of biking and hiking trails divided into sections. The Cotton Belt Trail passes near Grapevine Main and continues west, ending at Brumlow Avenue. In conjunction with neighboring cities, the trail extends out over 11 miles through Colleyville, Hurst, and North Richland Hills. For detailed information about hiking and biking trails, particularly surrounding Lake Grapevine, get a trails map on Grapevine’s Park & Recreation website.
If you’ve ever been to Grapevine during the holidays, you’ll know why the city is called the Christmas Capital of Texas. With more than a month of sparkling lights, parades, and activities for kids, Main Street Grapevine embodies the holiday spirit like no other Texas town and transforms into a Christmas wonderland. Check out the Grapevine Convention and Visitor’s Bureau for information on Christmas events in Grapevine.
Grapevine has one of the few Historic Downtown Main Streets left in America. Thanks to the vision and dedication of civic leaders to the city’s Historic preservation, Downtown Grapevine retains one of the most authentic and well-preserved Main Streets around. Shoppers and diners can walk up and down the Main Street Historic District to shops, stores, restaurants, and bars, taking in the sights and sounds of Grapevine.
Grapevine offers a variety of dining, nightlife, and entertainment. You’ll find great food, drinks, live music and shows just about every night. Enjoy movies and live performances at the Palace Arts Center in the Main Street Historic District. Check out bars such as Tolbert’s and Tap-In Pub, which offer weekly live music, and local wineries often known to host local musicians. Located at the Gaylord Texan, Glass Cactus is a larger venue for live music. Harvest Hall and Hotel Vin have more than 20,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space with live events happening daily. To see what’s going on in Grapevine, check out our event calendar.
One of the most sought-after things to do in Grapevine revolves around the vintage trains. More than simple train rides, Grapevine Vintage Railroad offers magical experiences in authentic 1920s Victorian coaches. From the adults-only Jazz Wine Trains to family-friendly favorites such as North Pole Express or a Day Out With Thomas, train passengers can take a journey back in time while experiencing true Grapevine hospitality. Check out the train schedule and pricing.
Lake Grapevine is a beautiful and fun destination for water sports like swimming, boating, skiing, fishing and kayaking, as well as biking and hiking on the shoreline, and family cookouts. Lake Grapevine is a great escape from city life while still being part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Check out Grapevine’s Parks & Recreation for Lake Grapevine activities and events.
The Grapevine Farmers and Artisans Market is an open-air market serving fresh, local products, baked goods, and handcrafted and Texas-made items. Located at the Town Square Gazebo in Grapevine's Main Street Historic District, the market is open on Saturdays, June 6 - October 31, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. open rain or shine, but to maintain the safety of shoppers and vendors is subject to close without notice due to extreme weather conditions. The market is a great experience for the entire family to learn about Texas products and to shop local.