Grand Prairie’s Top Attractions
Welcome to Grand Prairie, TX, set in the heart of the DFW Metroplex and surrounded by the city’s most popular entertainment and events. Experience the excitement and thrills of Grand Prairie’s top attractions as you cheer on America’s favorite team at the AT&T Stadium or take on the heart-pounding rides at Six Flags Over Texas. Visit state parks and lakes, historic buildings and partake in exciting leisure activities. With so many attractions, it is no wonder Grand Prairie has become a top destination spot in the DFW area. Here are a few favorites that made the list!
Ripley’s Believe it or Not
Have an obsession for the unusual and strange? Then you will feel right at home when you visit Ripley’s Believe it or Not in Grand Prairie. Come experience the odd and one-of-a-kind artifacts collected from all over the world. Examine shrunken heads, vampire killing kits, two-headed animals, a spinning vortex funnel and more! If that isn’t enough to satisfy your curiosity, check out Louis Tussaud’s Palace of Wax. Get up close and personal with uniquely sculpted, life-size, wax figures of past presidents, movie stars and historical figures and relive unforgettable moments from Hollywood’s classics.
Verizon Theater at Grand Prairie
Since its grand opening in 2002, the Verizon Theater in Grand Prairie has hosted top entertaining acts including the Eagles, Robin Williams, George Lopez and Sesame Street Live. Known as “the theater of the future,” this venue has the most flexible and advanced indoor performance spaces in the U.S. This dynamic venue features over 6,300 comfortable, spacious seats, luxury suites, upscale catering, corporate lounge areas and convenient parking. The Verizon Theater in Grand Prairie was designed to accommodate a wide range of stage productions including Broadway and family shows. From live musical performances to “laugh until your stomach hurts” comedy shows, this dynamic venue has all your entertainment needs.
International Bowling Museum & Hall of Fame
Discover the art and history of an international sport and global passtime. Witness exhibits displaying one-of-a-kind bowling artifacts from 5,000 years ago and take a glimpse of the advanced development of the sports distant future. Undergo this unique bowling experience at the International Bowling Museum & Hall of Fame, home to the sports educational, scientific and governing body. Follow bowlings movement from the ancient Egyptians to British monarchs, to American taverns and today’s cutting-edge computer assisted training centers. Of course no visit to the the museum is complete without taking a tour of the Bowling Hall of Fame where rare photos and clips of the greatest legends reside.
Want to know how honey is made? Tour the Bee Yard at Nottingham Bees and learn the life cycle of bees, their hierarchy and responsibilities in the hive and how they produce honey. Bees are very beneficial to the environment and provide several health benefits. Purchase natural beauty products including dry skin solutions, lip balm, body butter, beard balm and sugar scrub. If this sparks your interest, join the Metro Beekeepers Association meetings in Fort Worth held the second Monday of every month.
Hotel Near Top Attractions
Welcome to Comfort Suites Grand Prairie located in the center of the Grand Prairie’s top attractions. Catch a live performance at the Verizon Theater at Grand Prairie or spend the afternoon learning the life cycle of bees at Nottingham Bees. This hotel is perfect for family vacations and weekend getaways. Relax from the adventures of the day in one of our spacious suites equipped with large living areas, microwave and refrigerator. Take advantage of our outdoor pool and onsite fitness center. Enjoy complimentary hot breakfast and free WiFi.
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