Destination guide

A warm Texan welcome awaits in Grapevine

Just a short drive from dazzling Dallas and bustling Fort Worth, Grapevine is North Texas at its friendliest and most beguiling. A stroll through its impeccably preserved historic downtown, with its family-run diners and quirky independent shops, is like taking a leisurely trip back in time. There's even a fully-functioning steam locomotive on hand to take you on a tour of the region. True to its name, Grapevine is in the heart of a thriving wine region, so you'll find boutique wineries scattered all over town. And with an abundance of Grapevine vacation rentals to choose from, you're sure to find one to suit your every desire.

Things to do

Award-winning wineries and aquatic encounters

You'll find a wealth of arresting attractions practically on the doorstep of your Grapevine vacation rental. Top of the agenda for many visitors is a decadent day exploring its one-of-a-kind wine trail. Hop between verdant vineyards, quirky boutique wineries and elegant wine bars, sampling crisp whites and fruity reds as you do so. Family-friendly thrills await at the SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium, where you can marvel at everything from impossibly cute sea horses to majestic sharks. For a primer on local culture, the Grapevine Historical Museum boasts a stunning collection of artifacts and antiques, housed in a pristine white clapboard building.

Activities

Lazy lakeside days in Grapevine

Lovers of the great outdoors should make a beeline for Lake Grapevine, This shimmering and vast reservoir is a hub of activity in the sizzling summer months, when its crystal-clear waters simply beg to be splashed around in. If you're feeling more adventurous, you could try your hand at a spot of windsurfing or water-skiing. With miles of blissfully unspoiled wilderness trails, it's also a great spot for a bracing hike or mountain bike ride. Back on dry land, the Grapevine Vintage Railroad is an essential experience. Settle into the splendor of a stunningly restored Victorian-era train coach, and enjoy a scenic trip to Fort Worth's captivating historic Stockyards district.

Weather

Sizzling summer heat in Grapevine

Grapevine's subtropical climate ensures sizzling hot summer weather, and an abundance of sunshine. Most indoor spaces are blissfully air-conditioned, and the refreshing waters of Lake Grapevine are always on hand to help you cool down, but you may prefer to visit in spring or fall, when temperatures tend to be pleasantly warm rather than stiflingly hot. It's worth bearing in mind that there's a risk of tornados in north Texas, generally between March and August. Winter is a lovely time to visit, with mild, dry weather offering great conditions for sightseeing.

Natural features

Get back to nature in Grapevine

There's all manner of natural spectacle waiting to be explored within easy reach of your Grapevine vacation rental. With many miles of tranquil hiking trails, and over 1,400 acres of lush green parkland to explore, it's a breeze to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Keep quiet as you stroll through the region's fragrant forests, and you may spot wild deer frolicking around in their natural habitat. Meanwhile, glistening Lake Grapevine is a haven for fishing enthusiasts, teeming with bass and catfish.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Grapevine

The nearest airport is in Dallas, TX (DFW-Dallas-Fort Worth Intl.), located 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Dallas, TX (ADS-Addison), which is 14.4 mi (23.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Grapevine?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 284 vacation rentals near Grapevine. From 213 Houses to 21 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Grapevine for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Grapevine?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Grapevine:

  • Uptown: 543 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 533 vacation rentals
  • South Arlington: 94 vacation rentals
  • North Arlington: 51 vacation rentals
  • Lower Greenville: 581 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Grapevine?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Grapevine. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Grapevine Mills Mall: 1,173 vacation rentals
  • Legoland Discovery Center: 1,122 vacation rentals
  • SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium: 1,091 vacation rentals
  • Grapevine Botanical Gardens: 813 vacation rentals
  • Grapevine Convention Center: 1,068 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Grapevine listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Grapevine?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 213 Houses in Grapevine. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Grapevine include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 21 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Cottages: 6 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Grapevine?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 69 vacation rentals with pool available in Grapevine. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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