48 Hours In Grand Prairie

Ready for a weekend in the heart of Dallas – Fort Worth? Whether you’re looking for an action packed weekend, or just to relax, we’ve got options and ideas for the whole family. From famous wax figures to endless amount of shopping, beautiful trails to an indoor water park, you will be sure to get the most out of your 48 hour vacation!


Where to Stay

With Grand Prairie being smack in the middle of the metroplex your places to stay are endless. Each one of our hotels is unique with many amenities to make your stay with them easy and fun!

Relax in a spacious studio or suite at Home2 Suites by Hilton, a cozy cabin on the lake at Loyd Park or a new and modern room at La Quinta.

Find more hotels and book online at www.visitgrandprairietx.com.

Day 1:

Morning brunch and selfies with your favorite celebrities
Start your morning off with a nice local cup of joe and a breakfast sandwich at The Brass Bean Coffee House & Cafe in downtown Grand Prairie. The Brass Bean is a locally owned coffee shop serving Grand Prairie since 1996! Come back and try their famous chicken salad, it’s a must for first-timers! Next, head to Ripley’s Believe it or Not! for the fun. Enjoy five different attractions all under one roof. Snap a couple of selfies with your favorite celebrities in the wax museum or test your skills in the mirror maze and 7D moving theater.

Time to fuel up for the next adventure! Head to a Grand Prairie staple, Jimmy’s Burgers, for an endless amount of burger choices. Make sure to snap a pic in front of the GP mural inside.

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Relaxing Evening on Joe Pool Lake
Wind down and watch the sunset on Joe Pool Lake, take a romantic stroll through Loyd Park or take the family to feed the fish and ducks at Lynn Creek Marina. Loyd Park and Lynn Creek Park both feature trails, beaches, picnic tables, playgrounds and much more. Stop for dinner or drinks at The Oasis Restaurant and Lakeside Bar located right next to the Lynn Creek Marina. The Oasis is our very own floating restaurant and a local favorite. The restaurant offers a variety of fresh seafood, drinks and more!


Day 2:

Breakfast and shopping
Start your morning off with either a complimentary breakfast served at many of our hotels, or head to a great local brunch spot like, Good Day Cafe or Glazed Doughnuts & Cafe. Next, it’s time to shop till you drop at the Grand Prairie Premium Outlet mall! Find over 100 stores like, Michael Kors, Kate Spade, Fossil, American Eagle and more with discounts from 20% to 60%.


Enjoy lunch with a view at Radial Cafe! They are open for breakfast and lunch, at the Grand Prairie Municipal Airport, where indoor and outdoor seating is available for great views of aircraft operations on the runway and ramp. Serving American and Mexican food including pancakes, eggs to order, omelets, breakfast burritos, burgers, sandwiches, salads and desserts.

Fun for the whole family
End your 48 hours in Grand Prairie with a splash at our brand new indoor waterpark, Epic Waters! Enjoy 80,000 square feet of fun and entertainment! Epic Waters has something for the whole family, 11 water slides, private rentals, an arcade, a FlowRider and more!


Book your hotel and attractions online at www.visitgrandprairietx.com!


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