Make it a Dallas/
Fort Worth Vacation!

Dozens of hotel and local attractions for all

Extend your stay!

Roll learning and fun into one at CONNECT 2023! The moment you step into the Gaylord Texan, your Texas experience begins. From the western décor to magical holiday events to a broad array of activities, you’ll feel like you’re on vacation without ever leaving the hotel.

Check out each section below for exciting Gaylord hotel, Grapevine, and Dallas-Fort Worth attractions you won’t want to miss.

Book today and take advantage of the discounted hotel rate to extend your stay. The discounted rate is $259 per night (single or double occupancy), plus $26 resort fee and applicable taxes/fees. The hotel group rate will apply for three (3) days before and after the conference dates, based on availability.

Gaylord Special Events

ICE! A one-of-a-kind winter wonderland

An immersive walk-through experience—interact with ICE! Have fun playing with and on two million pounds of hand-carved, colorful ice. See Santa’s Village, the elves, and the ho-ho-ho guy, himself. Plus, snow-tube, ice-skate, and more. It’s a unique experience the family will never forget.

Amazing Gaylord Amenities

Relâche Spa and Salon

Luxurious massages, facials, salon offerings, and more, including a relaxing sauna and steam room.

Fitness Center

State-of-the-art equipment including innovative cardio equipment from Technogym.

Dining options galore!

From a coffee house to elegant dining – so many delicious options for everyone.

Indoor 20-meter lap pool

Nearby jogging and hiking trails

Ask the staff about popular destinations to explore along your route.

Family Friendly Activities Close by

Downtown Grapevine: the Christmas Capital of Texas

Grapevine Mills Outlet Center with unique attractions: Legoland, Sealife Aquarium, Peppa Pig Play Center, Escape Game & more

Dallas/Fort Worth Attractions

Experience Texas hospitality at its finest. From world-class museums to tours, sports, and top-notch culinary offerings, there’s something for everyone.