GRAPEVINE, TEXAS – Grapevine is known for its authentic Texas charm and high quality of life. Locals enjoy lakeside attractions, a historic downtown and access to recreation and entertainment. Read on to find out about 10 of the most romantic experiences in scenic Grapevine that will make you fall in love all over again!
1 – Wine Tasting Tour – Be treated to outstanding wine tasting, food, and hospitality with Grapevine Wine Tours. That way you and your other half can simply enjoy a day of visiting wineries without any worries. You’ll sample vintages from three of Grapevine’s most-acclaimed wineries, each with its unique history and charm.
2 – All Aboard – The Grapevine Vintage Railroad located in the heart of Historic Downtown Grapevine – offers a unique experience on authentic 1920s Victorian coaches. Get up close with historic Grapevine, as you climb on board Grapevine’s two vintage steam engines, adorably named “Puffy” and “Vinny”. In addition to their regular ride, which includes either a journey to the Fort Worth Stockyards or one-hour historic tour excursion, they also have special events! For a romantic couples trip check out their jazz wine train and other special events around holidays.
3 – Get Your Craft On – Grapevine has more than just wine! For couples who enjoy a laid back environment and love a good beer, head on over to Hop & Sting Brewing Company, just off Main Street for high quality, small batch, craft ales, lagers and a mixture of experimental brews!
4 – Create Your Own Wine – Visit Wine Fusion Winery, winner of “Best Wine Experience in Texas ” Award and become part of the wine making process. Wine Fusion Winery offers classes where you get to learn the art of blending wine and then create a bottle of your own to take home.
5 – Take a Walking Art Tour – Grab a map and your most comfortable walking shoes and check out the city’s Public Art Trail, a self-guided walking tour between the Cotton Belt Depot and Northwest Highway. Learn about the history of Grapevine through the different sculptures. It features bronze works of art that depict characters of the city as well as scenes of Grapevine’s history.
6 – Experience a Food Tour – Join a local lover of food and wine for a three-hour walking tour on beautiful and historic Main Street, Grapevine with Grapevine Food Tours. Experience the “tastes of Texas” with samplings of Texas wines, Texas dishes and an assortment of other tasty treats. All tastings are served by locally-owned wineries, restaurants and specialty shops.
7 – Enjoy a Night Out at the Glass Cactus – If you’re into country dancing and live music, catch a live performance from some of music’s best known performers and talented up-and-comers on the club’s main stage.
8 – Enjoy a Hike – Grapevine has hiking and biking trails galore with more than twenty-two miles of hard-surface trails and four miles of soft-surface trails. All of the parks in Grapevine have their own unique and memorable features. Whether you are looking for a park that provides swimming or kayak rentals, historic statues, picturesque views of Grapevine Lake, or camping with fire pits and playgrounds.
9 – Step Back In Time – Learn about Grapevine and the city’s heritage by visiting Nash Farm. Events and Activities throughout the year include First Fridays at the Farm, Farmhouse on the Grape Vine Prairie, Frugal Farm Wife, Spring into Nash, Fall Round-Up, Dairy Day, Victorian Christmas and many more.
10 – Get a Couples Massage – For a relaxing couples trip, consider enjoying a couples massage together. Take a journey that ignites the senses and soothes the soul at the Relâche Spa at the Gaylord Texan Resort. The spa features 12 treatment rooms and two spa suites in its 25,000-square-foot, European-styled day spa.
ABOUT GRAPEVINE, TEXAS
Historic Grapevine, Texas is the premier go-to destination when planning a meeting or convention in Texas. Grapevine, centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth, provides visitors a sophisticated escape from the big city. Show guests will enjoy Grapevine’s superior meeting facilities, seminar spaces, dining, the Urban Wine and Craft Brew Trail and opportunities for shopping along Main Street in Historic Downtown, Grapevine Mills, Bass Pro Shops, Grapevine Towne Center and more. Grapevine’s annual festivals and events draw visitors from around the globe. For more information, visit GrapevineTexasUSA.com.
Issued by the Grapevine, Texas Australia / New Zealand Press Office.
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