If you’re looking for a Texas city to explore, Grand Prairie has you covered. The city is located within the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex area and is only a few minutes away from DFW International Airport, making for easy travel to both Dallas and Fort Worth. Grand Prairie has been recognized as one of the best cities in Texas to travel with a family or small children.
One fun activity that Grand Prairie offers that many cities don’t is horse racing, which is done at Lone Star Park. At Loyd park, visitors can go biking, hiking, horseback riding, play beach volleyball, and relax on the waters of Joe Pool Lake, while at Turner Park disc golf is a popular pastime, and off-leash dog walking is popular at Central Bark.
At Uptown Theater, fans of the arts can watch a live play or musical, while at Verizon Theater, guests can see their favorite bands live in concert. With more than 100 stores, Grand Prairie Premium Outlets is a shopping lover’s dream, as the shopping center offers a range of savings from 25% to 65%. Asia Times Square is another shopping center in Grand Prairie, featuring authentic Asian stores and restaurants that serve Asian cuisine. Sports fans can catch an AirHogs baseball game at the AirHogs Ballpark or practice their skateboarding and biking tricks, flips, and 360’s at Action Park.
Grand Prairie prides itself on providing a number of great vacation rental homes for its beloved guests. The city welcomes pets with open arms, offering rentals that are not only modern and stylish but pet-friendly, too. Downtown rentals offer a unique experience, putting guests into the heart of the city’s festivities and good energy.
The best time to visit Grand Prairie is September and October when the Texas temperatures cool off, but stabilize and sit at the perfect temperature for outdoor activities.
With it's large hispanic population, Grand Prairie’s Cinco de Mayo celebration is truly an experience as it offers festival food, a parade, GPISD performers, folk dancers, arts and crafts, vocalists, and mariachi bands and a rainbow of colors. The annual Crawfish Boil, Memorial Day Celebration, and Hatch Chile Festival are a few more fun celebrations that draw crowds from all over the area.
Igniting nostalgia in many parents and curiosity in kids, Ripley’s has five distinct exhibits: a wax museum, a mirror maze, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, a moving theater, and a laserace. Ripley’s offers guided tours and hours worth of fun and amazement. For an afternoon of family-splashing fun, visitors can make their way to Epic Waters Grand Prairie -- Grand Prairie’s largest indoor water park -- featuring blow up rafts and inner tubes, pools, a kids water park playground, a lazy river, races, boogie boarding, and a handful of Texas’ biggest and widest water slides that are guaranteed to make for a hair raising experience.
Pick the perfect vacation rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, priceline, Homeaway and many more. AllTheRooms has 350 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Grand Prairie, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. When traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Grand Prairie is available at $19 per night. An average rental in Grand Prairie costs on average $74 a night.
If you want to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 133 accommodations in Grand Prairie that have WiFi. We have 27 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Choose from 19 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Grand Prairie by car, be sure to choose from 133 accommodations that provide parking. We track 31 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in any of 29 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
We compare vacation rentals, hotels and other bespoke accommodation types from loads of providers in Grand Prairie, including 117 places to stay from Airbnb, 13 accommodations from priceline and 5 places to stay from Homeaway
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