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City of Grapevine
Grapevine Chamber of Commerce
Google Map of Grapevine
Excerpted from the Grapevine Visitors Guide:
Grapevine, Texas is one of the oldest settlements in North Texas,
originating under the Lone Star Flag in 1844, one year before statehood. The
settlement's namesake was the tart, wild mustang grapes which grew so
abundantly in the area. Today, Grapevine celebrates its history with an
extensive restoration project, recognized by the National Register of
Historic Places, and an annual GrapeFest, attended by over 160,000 citizens
Grapevine's 40,000+ citizens enjoy the warmth of downtown's turn-of-the
century atmosphere along side the state-of-the-art design of the Grapevine
Convention Center. There are three public golf courses in Grapevine, one designed by golfing
legend, Byron Nelson. One mile north of downtown, is Grapevine Lake.
With its 146 miles of shoreline it has become the premier
windsurfing, sailing and fishing area in North Texas.
Located within the city limits is Dallas/Fort Worth International
Airport, the world's second busiest airport. The city boasts 2,350 luxury
rooms in three superb hotels. Several hundred additional mid-priced rooms
The city is located 21 miles northwest of Dallas and 19 miles northeast of
Fort Worth, providing convenient access to big city amenities. But with its
own live entertainment, over 130 restaurants, shopping, golf, theatres,
festivals, wineries, etc., residents and visitors alike enjoy the comforts
of Grapevine, Texas.
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