What to Do around The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport
Collected by Westin AFAR
The Dallas Forth Worth Area has a great deal to offer, from its history, to its rich, multicultural present, and beautiful outdoor escapes. Shop at trendy boutiques, enjoy Texas BBQ, and relax with a yoga session to discover a new side to Irving.
3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy, Grapevine, TX 76051, USA
Grapevine Mills is just the expansive spot to get lost in -- all 1.6 million square feet of it. From outlet stores with bargains aplenty to eateries and a movie theater, every type of pasttime is covered. Kiddos of all ages will enjoy the Sea Life...
199 Red River Trail, Irving, TX 75063, USA
The city's water park features shaded spots for lounging, lap pools for practicing your breaststroke and a zero-depth-entry pool for the young 'uns. Let's not forget the centerpiece of any water park worth its salt: the waterslides! Cimarron...
300 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051, USA
The Palace Arts Center in downtown Grapevine, Texas, comprises both the Palace Theatre and the Lancaster Theatre. The Palace Theatre was built in 1940 and, through preservation efforts, remains an admirable example of Art Deco design. Though the...
411 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202, USA
When President John F. Kennedy was shot in Dallas in November 1963, the world was introduced to the Texas School Book Depository building, which became the primary crime scene for the assassination. It was from a sixth-floor window in this brick...
2000 E Shady Grove Rd, Irving, TX 75063, USA
Join Twin Wells' eClub to score a free round of golf at the lush, 6,600-yard course surrounded by forest. It truly feels like a getaway from the bustle of the city at this par-72 facility that also features a clubhouse, pro shop, and snack bar.
975 W John Carpenter Fwy #109A, Irving, TX 75039, USA
The popular local yoga chain is known and loved for its menu of signature classes, all tied to the elements of the earth. Challenge yourself with a Fire class, led in a 98-degree room; meld yoga and Pilates moves in the Wood course; or build on...
5756 Riverside Dr, Irving, TX 75039, USA
Bird's Fort Trail Park is nearly 58 acres of natural beauty. Hike the mile and a half long trail, have a picnic in the pavilion, birdwatch, and overlook the river. Located near the Dallas airport it's the perfect escape before a trip.
2000 Champagne Blvd, Grapevine, TX 76051, USA
Just a few short miles away from the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, you're in wine country. Texas' wine industry is centered around the appropriately-named town of Grapevine. Downtown is filled with places to taste the fruit of the local terroir,...
3000 Meadowmere Ln, Grapevine, TX 76051, USA
Learn to kayak on Lake Grapevine with friendly certified instructors who will share their love of the sport. Classes range from basic skills courses to how to perfect one of those sweet-looking kayak rolls that plunge you into the water! New on...
203 E Worth St Suite 100, Grapevine, TX 76051, USA
Remember your high school art class, where you got to express your inner feelings and dreams through the medium of acrylic paint? Well, imagine that experience paired with a smooth little chardonnay or a heady pinot noir (not you, current high...
357 West Fork, Irving, TX 75039, USA
Ever wanted to sail in a gondola without needing a stamp in your passport? This sailing service has you covered, with luxurious rides in open-air boats made for two, or covered shuttles suitable for a handful of riders. Gondoliers row you around...
2201 N Field St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
Named for Dallas-based billionaire entrepreneur (and sometime politician) Ross Perot and his wife, Marjorie, this engaging center is actually split into two campuses: one on the grounds of Fair Park in East Dallas, and the other in Victory Park,...
3051 W Northgate dr, Irving, TX 75062, USA
With 22 acres of space, this Irving city park has some great ways to rev up your heart rate. Half-courts host endless basketball games (horse, anyone?), and sand volleyball courts provide the ideal setting for matches between groups of friends—...
325 Commerce St #110, Southlake, TX 76092, USA
Put on some comfy clothes and get your bounce on solo or with friends and family at this trampoline palace. And lest you think trampolines are for kids only, chew on this: Urban Air features dodgeball matches, and even cardio classes on the...
2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
In the mood for an outdoor yoga session, concert, or movie, a scenic run, or just some time with nature in the midst of the urban sprawl? Head to this 5.2-acre green space, which hangs like a deck over the recessed Woodall Rodgers Freeway, between...
391 E Las Colinas Blvd, Irving, TX 75039, USA
Pedal your way along lovely Lake Carolyn on a speedy two-wheeled transport with the wind in your hair, courtesy of The Bike Shop. The store rents bicycles out by the hour and is conveniently located near the scenic Mandalay trails in the heart of...
101 E. Interstate 635, Irving, TX 75038, USA
Get out in nature and take to the trails at the Sam Houston park. The city is currently extending the beautiful Campion Trails and there is a 22-mile greenbelt route planned along the Elm and West forks of the Trinity River. The new trails are...
13331 Preston Rd #2300, Dallas, TX 75240, USA
My favorite guilty pleasure is to spend the afternoon at the movies: no matter whether it’s raining or sunshine outside, nothing beats the thrill of sneaking off to the cinema to watch a double bill (one good movie and one trashy one) while...
1000 Lone Star Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX 75050, USA
Visions of mint juleps and big hats had me excited for my first trip to the racetrack at Lone Star Park, just west of Dallas. While dresses and hats are optional, the excitement was present and contagious. Grab the book that lists the horses in...
1700 N Airfield Dr, Grapevine, TX 76051, USA
Looking for a unique way to spend the afternoon? Try Founders' Plaza, the small park that overlooks the north end of the DFW airport runways, where planes land close by. Eat at any of the covered patio tables and listen to the air traffic control...
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