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Exploring Beyond Flower Mound: Exciting Things to Do in the North Texas Region

Jay Marks

Jay has been selling real estate since 1993 and has had the opportunity to help several thousand clients buy and sell real estate over those 30 years ...

Jay has been selling real estate since 1993 and has had the opportunity to help several thousand clients buy and sell real estate over those 30 years ...

Aug 23 5 minutes read

Nestled in the heart of North Texas, Flower Mound offers a charming and welcoming community, but it's also conveniently located near a multitude of exciting destinations. In this blog post, we'll take a journey beyond Flower Mound's borders to explore some fantastic things to do in the surrounding area.

Lakeside Retreats: Enjoying Waterfront Bliss

Dive into the numerous lakes near Flower Mound, like Grapevine Lake and Lewisville Lake. You can engage in water activities such as boating, fishing, and paddleboarding. There are also a number of scenic picnic spots, walking trails, and waterfront restaurants for a relaxing day out. If you're looking for a Texas beach, check out Little Elm Beach on the East side of Lewisville Lake.

Historic Downtown Grapevine: A Taste of Texas Heritage

Explore the historic charm of Grapevine, Texas, located just a short drive away. Main Street offers quaint shops, wineries, and the Grapevine Vintage Railroad. There are also a number of seasonal events and festivals. And remember, Grapevine is the Christmas Capital of Texas!

Adventure at the Texas Motor Speedway: A Need for Speed

For adrenaline junkies, a visit to the Texas Motor Speedway is a must. There are a number of various events and races held there throughout the year, including NASCAR and IndyCar races, as well as thrilling experiences for visitors.

Denton's Arts and Music Scene: A Cultural Excursion

Denton is home to a vibrant arts and music scene in Denton, Texas. There you can find local galleries, live music venues, street art, and performing arts centers. Visit to find out why Denton has a strong reputation as a hub for creativity and artistic expression.

Outdoor Exploration in LBJ National Grasslands: Nature's Playground

Visit the Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) National Grasslands, where you can experience untouched nature, hiking trails, and equestrian adventures.

Gourmet Adventures in Dallas: Foodie Paradise

Dallas, with its diverse culinary scene, is just a short drive from Flower Mound. Some of our favorite restaurants include The French Room, Lockhart Smokehouse in the Bishop Arts District, and Al Biernat's. But remember, there are lots of great restaurants to try in Denton County as well! And you can learn about them through out video series, Foodie Friday DFW.

Attend Games & Tours: Visit Any of DFW's Sports Teams

As you probably know, DFW is home to several professional sports teams including: Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Dallas Stars, and FC Dallas. Buy tickets to attend any of their games or just schedule a tour to visit one of the beautiful venues!

Shopping Extravaganza at Grapevine Mills: Retail Therapy

For shopaholics, Grapevine Mills offers an extensive outlet mall with a variety of stores and entertainment options. In addition to being an outlet for your retail therapy, Grapevine Mills also offers a number of family-friendly activities including Sea Life Aquarium, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, and Peppa Pig World of Play.

Educational Escapades: Fort Worth's Museums and Zoos

Plan a day trip to Fort Worth to explore its world-class museums like the Kimbell Art Museum, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and the Fort Worth Zoo. Describe the unique exhibits and experiences they offer.

Winery Tours in the Cross Timbers Wine Trail: Sip and Savor

Visit any of the local wineries along the Cross Timbers Wine Trail, which includes vineyards near Flower Mound. You can visit Bingham Family Vineyards or Landon Winery in Grapevine, among others! They also host several events throughout the year you can check out.

Local Events and Festivals Calendar: Seasonal Delights

There are always a number of seasonal community events happening around Flower Mound. We'd encourage you to check out our blog regularly for updates on events happening throughout the year throughout Denton County and Dallas-Fort Worth.

Flower Mound, Texas, is not just a fantastic community in itself but also a gateway to a world of exciting experiences in the North Texas region. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a foodie, a culture buff, or an adventure seeker, there's something nearby to satisfy every interest. So, pack your bags and explore the diverse and captivating attractions that await just beyond Flower Mound's borders.

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