Top Staycation Places in DFW

Are you wanting to get away for a weekend but don’t have time to go too far away? Try a staycation! There are so many great places close by that you can slip away to for the weekend or even during the week. Here’s a list of the top staycation places in DFW.

top staycation places in DFW

Great Wolf Lodge (Grapevine) Why it’s a good choice: This is a great family getaway. It’s fun and entertainment for the whole family with an indoor and outdoor water park, game center, restaurants, and tons of inside entertainment. This is a great family getaway that will make great memories for kids. If you only stay one night you still get access to the water park for 2 days. Grapevine is close to the airport and has lots of fun things to do in town. Groupon has lots of deals throughout the year for savings on rooms!

Top Staycation Places in DFW

Choctaw Casino and Resort (Durant, Ok) Located just 60 miles or less from Plano this casino makes a great staycation place for the whole family. The resort as an awesome Oasis Pool that features slides, adult areas, and cabanas for rent. The casino has several towers to stay in and also a less expensive option that is closer to the pool. They opened a fun game center including bowling, games, and a movie theater that kids would enjoy. Choctaw also puts on a great show with really neat concerts on site. This would make a great staycation for the family or an even better weekend away with just your hubby or some close friends.

Hilton Anatole:Top Staycation Places in DFW This is a very large hotel located near downtown Dallas with a spa and many activities for children. The pool area was recently renovated and just reopened a few months ago. Has anyone stayed here with kids yet? It looks so nice!

Gaylord Texan: The hotel overlooks beautiful Lake Grapevine and includes 4.5 acres of garden and water park! They have seasonal activities going on inside the hotel it makes it fun for the whole family. This would be a fabulous place for a family reunion or just a family getaway! Look for deals on Groupon for discounts!


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Shannon is Mommy to 2 kids, Wife, and Teacher. She was born and raised in Plano. After graduating from Baylor (sic’ em!!) she returned to Plano to teach. With two young kids attending Plano Schools, she is a true Plano Mom (and a soccer Mom!!). She loves writing about parenting topics and fun events for kids around town.

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