The title of this blog post might be 8 things you must do in GP, but we all know there are plenty of things you must do! Click on over to visitgrandprairietx.com to see all the other fun things to do, plus find a hotel to stay in and where you’re going to eat!
1. Grab a meal at our floating restaurant, The Oasis
When you can arrive by boat for dinner, count us in! You can also feed the fish and ducks while you’re there, take a sunset cruise, rent The Big Kahuna, GP’s very own excursion boat, and so much more. theoasisrestaurant.com
2. Take an Instagram worthy picture in front of the pink wall
What better way to document your stay in Grand Prairie than with a “No Instagram” hot pink wall? Address: 321 W Main St Grand Prairie.
3. Relax all day on the beach
Yes, you read that correctly… who knew you could find a beach in the middle of DFW? Head over to Lynn Creek Park at Joe Pool Lake and stick your toes in the sand.
4. Cruise around the longest lazy river in Texas at Epic Waters
Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark is the new kid in town! It has something for everyone, with 11 waterslides, lazy river, FlowRider, arcade, cabana rentals, kids pool area and much more!
5. Find shrunken heads, vampire killing kits & two-headed animals
Not what you were expecting to find in Grand Prairie? All these and tons more are on display at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! They also have 5 different attractions all under one roof, including the Odditorium.
6. Get your caffeine fix at The Brass Bean
But first, coffee. The Brass Bean is a local favorite and owned by locals! After you get your coffee make sure to try their famous chicken salad.
7. Shop till you drop
The Grand Prairie Premium Outlets take this saying to a whole ‘nother level. Spend your day shopping at more than 110 stores, but also save some money with savings from 25% to 75%.
8. Grab a souvenir to document your stay
You really can’t end a trip without a souvenir right? The Grand Prairie Tourist Information Center has a super cute boutique inside, The Trunk Stop Gift Shop, which has some really fun GP inspired gifts!