It is summertime again and the perfect vacation spot is the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas.

When you walk into the Gaylord Texan, you walk into a small city. It is a beautiful place to experience. From the giant fountain in the atrium, to the beautiful plants to the view from your room. They have several different restaurants, Old Hickory Steakhouse, Zeppole, Texas Station, and the Riverwalk Cantina on site, or you can have breakfast, lunch, or dinner brought to your room. They even have their very own nightclub, Glass Cactus, so you can dance the night away. Every season the Gaylord Texan has something new to offer.

Relax with your family at their newest attraction their 10-acre pool area Paradise Springs.  Float on the lazy river or unwind in one of their two horseshoe-shaped hot tubs.  Fun times await you at the Gaylord Texan.

Plus, the Gaylord Texan offers fun for the entire family with Dreamworks Characters!  Add some fun to your Gaylord Vacation with additional activities for the family including:

ShrekFeast at Gaylord Texan - part of The DreamWorks Experience

Become an honorary Ogre and join Shrek, Princess Fiona and Puss in Boots for a fairytale feast fit for a king with tableside hugs and photos. Discover a Magic Fountain bubbling over with intoxicating chocolate potions and Shrek-shaped waffles with syrup whilst solving riddles and puzzles on your quest to become an honorary Ogre or Ogress.

Available: Saturday and Sunday Only (May 26 – September 2)

Puss In Boots Quest For The Magic Beans Scavenger Hunt - The DreamWorks Experience at Gaylord Texan

The whole family will enjoy searching throughout our spectacular indoor gardens on this fun, interactive scavenger hunt. Follow the clues, look high and low – and everywhere in between – to solve the puzzle. Enter your answers online to win the grand prize.

Character Parade

Join your favorite characters from DreamWorks Animation films like Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda for a lively musical get-together that's sure to entertain!

Fridays at 8:30 p.m. (May 25 – September 1)

Splash 'N' Screen Movie

Enjoy a poolside feature-length DreamWorks Animation film at Paradise Springs.

Saturday Only Time: 8:45 p.m. or at dusk (weather permitting)

Friday Night Fireworks over Lake Grapevine

The roof of our resort garage is the finest viewing spot for the City of Grapevine's Summer Blast' fireworks show over Lake Grapevine!

Friday night only (weather permitting)
Time: 9:30 p.m.

So look no further than the Gaylord Texan for your Summer Vacation Plans.

Book your trip here.

The getaway includes a 2 night stay for up to four people and daily breakfast at the Gaylord Texan.