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Grand Prairie

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Grand Prairie

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Grand Prairie is a city in the Prairies and Lakes region of Texas.

Get in[edit]

Major Aiports Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW); Dallas Love Field (DAL).

Municipal Airport Grand Prairie Municipal Airport, 3116 S Great Southwest Pkwy , Grand Prairie, TX 75052-7238, 972-237-7591

There are a limited number of commercial operators that may offer charter services.

Get around[edit]

There is no public transit system in Grand Prairie. Taxi, rental car (Avis or Enterprise) or private car are the available options. Select hotels may offer shuttle service to and from area airports.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Cedar Hill State Park [5]. A popular state park that offers fishing, camping, hiking and biking trails.
  • Joe Pool Lake [6]. A Corp of Engineers Lake with boating and fishing opportunities. Along the shores enjoy camping and hiking.
  • NOKIA Theatre at Grand Prairie, 1001 Performance Place, 972-854-5050. Catch a live performance at the 6,350 seat hall for concerts, shows and events.
  • Uptown Theater, 120 East Main Street, 972-237-8272. Newly restored, this 408 seat theater hosts performing and visual arts, as well as music, dance, drama and film.
  • Dr. H.V. Copeland Home - Grand Prairie Museum, 125 SW Dallas Street, 972-263-9588. This home has a State Landmark as well as a Grand Prairie Landmark. It was the historic home of Dr. Horace Victor Copeland (1875-1969).
  • Louis Tussaud's Palace of Wax and Ripley's Believe It or Not!, [7]

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Alliance Skate Park at Grand Prairie, 1000 Lone Star Pkwy, 972-262-4GPX. A skateboarders paradise! Lessons - Skate Camps - Concerts - Lock-ins - And More! It also boasts a full skate shop with shoes, clothing and skateboards! Open year round.
  • Grand Prairie AirHogs, 600 Lone Star Pkwy, 972-504-9383. Opened May 2008, this minor league ballpark features a Kids Zone, restaurants, sports bar, cigar bar and swimming pool. It seats 4,000 and offers 13 luxury suites.
  • Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, 1000 Lone Star Pkwy, 972-263-RACE. World-Class Thoroughbred Horse racing at its finest! The track features a 7-level, glass-enclosed, climate-controlled Grandstand building with penthouse suites, terraced track-side dining room, box seats and outdoor seating. The Post Time Pavilion boasts more than 150 television screens, a sports bar and restaurant. See live horse racing via simulcast from top tracks around the world.

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Traders Village, [8], 2602 Mayfield Road, 972-647-2331. Flea Market featuring over 3,500 vendors, kiddie rides, arcade games and a wide variety of state-fair-style foods. Open every Saturday and Sunday, year-round.

Eat[edit][add listing]

There are a number of eateries ranging from specialty restaurants to family style buffets to fast food.

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Hyatt Place Dallas/North Arlington/Grand Prairie, 1542 North HWY 360 (Watson Rd), Grand Prairie, Texas 75052, 972-988-6800, [1]. Near Interstate and attractions. Offering complimentary shuttle service within 5 miles of hotel.  edit
  • Holiday Inn Express - Grand Prairie, Texas, 4112 S. Carrier Pkwy, Grand Prairie, Texas 75052 (located at I-20, Exit 456, behind Cheddar’s & IHOP), 866-668-6452, [2]. All smoke free establishment and an ideal location to the nearest airport, DFW, which is just minute’s away. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Grand Prairie is a four-story hote  edit
  • Motel 6 Dallas - Grand Prairie, 406 Palace Parkway, +1 972 642-9424, Fax: +1 972 262-3482, [9].
  • La Quinta Grand Prairie Taxas Hotel, 2131 W I-20, Grand Prairie, TX 75052 (Email: [email protected]), 817-318-9142, [3]. La Quinta Grand Prairie is a boutique hotel in Grand Prairie, TX near Arlington attractions that offers spacious rooms and suites, meeting space, free breakfast and wireless internet and Texas getaway packages.  edit
  • Redwood Inn & Suites, 8117-99 Street, Clairmont, AB T0H 0W0, (780) 357-1916, [4]. Redwood Inn & Suites is north of downtown Grande Prairie. Redwood Inn offers 92 rooms with complimentary shuttle service, fitness area, salt-water swimming pool, waterslide, whirpool, business centre, and more.  edit

Get out[edit]

Routes through Grand Prairie
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