World-Class Experiences

Things to Do

Dive into family-friendly excitement at Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, TX. With Paradise Springs Water Park, a 600-foot lazy river, a revitalizing spa, and family-friendly activities, our resort offers the perfect escape.

Splash into Fun

Paradise Springs Water Park

Spanning an impressive 10 acres, our aquatic paradise gives you more of what you want for a thrilling adventure or tranquil relaxation: a 6,000-square-foot family lagoon featuring a towering 27-foot-tall waterslide and zip line, a dedicated toddler pool, and two horseshoe-shaped hot pools, plus four winding waterslides, a giant water playhouse, a 600-foot lazy river, and private cabanas. Every moment here promises laughter and fun-filled memories that last. *Paradise Springs is open daily May 24, 2024 - August 18, 2024, and open weekends May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024, and August 19, 2024 - September 29, 2024.

Paradise Springs Pool Structure Lifestyle


Cirque Variety Show

We’ve put a Wild West twist on our Cirque Variety Show! Our performers will dazzle and entertain you in this 50-minute spectacle with their comedy, magic, aerial artistry, juggling, and more. Yee-Haw!

Summer of Cirque
Lazy River Pool at Paradise Springs Family Water Park
Lazy River Pool at Paradise Springs Family Water Park
Adventure Ahead

Activities For All Ages

Explore our carefully curated array of leisure activities designed to provide extraordinary moments that go beyond the ordinary. Plan your itinerary with our selection of exceptional experiences, many of which are included in your resort fee.

Lover | An Eras Tour Experience and Drone Show

Experience Lover | A Taylor Swift Tribute Band in our impressive Glass Cactus events venue featuring a full live band and talented back-up dancers paying tribute to the hits of today’s biggest music superstar! This family-friendly event will also include DJ music, strolling entertainment, kid activities, summer food & drink favorites, and an exclusive drone show following the concert to spectacularly light up the night sky! Doors open at 7pm.

Glass Cactus Deck View

July 4th's Rock the Lot

Make your way to our resort garage where the deck has been transformed to the ultimate Fourth of July party. Dance the night away with Infinite Journey, enjoy delicious food and drinks. End the night enjoying Grapevine's Annual July Fourth Fireworks Extravaganza. This 24-minute show will kick off at 9:30pm.

Glass Cactus

Jr. Chefs Camp

This fun day camp teaches junior chefs how to bake lasagna and make cannolis. Classes will be taught by a Gaylord Texan resort executive chef in our very own Zeppole restaurant. Each child will receive an apron and a chefs hat and at the end of the day, the junior chefs will get to serve their masterpieces to two family members/ guardians. Recommended for Ages 8-11

Junior Chefs Camp
Mom and kids find clues in scavenger hunt booklet

The Hunt for Hidden Treasure

In this fun-filled scavenger hunt, you'll explore Gaylord Texan's atriums to find several hidden gems. Presented by LIFEWTR.

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Adventure Kids' Clubhouse

Let your inner artist come to life as you create delightful, seasonally inspired crafts and make unforgettable memories you'll treasure forever.

A woman and boy solving an Escape Room puzzle

Escape Rooms

Gather your family and friends for a thrilling race against the clock. Use teamwork and wit to solve puzzles and riddles to unlock the clues that will help you escape the room! Choose between "The Heist Escape Room" or "It's Showtime! Escape Room" and prepare for an adventure.

Animal Encounters

Animal Encounters

Enjoy up-close encounters with a variety of incredible creatures! During this special educational opportunity, you'll look at and learn about these animals and their unique personalities. See resort guide upon arrival.

Wildlife Rescue at Gaylord Texan

Wildlife Rescue: Augmented Reality Experience

Take a virtual safari through Gaylord Texan! Twelve endangered animals are hidden throughout the resort and your help is needed to find them. A smartphone and free app download are necessary to enjoy this AR experience. Presented by bubly™.

Adventure Kids: Join the Club!

In this interactive show, young guests will learn about, imagine, explore, and discover the wonders of summer. See resort guide upon arrival for more details.


Extraordinary Atrium Light Show

Experience Gaylord Texan's signature nightly light show in our beautiful atrium or from your balcony in select atrium-view guest rooms. Enjoy dazzling lights and thrilling music in this not-to-be-missed spectacle. Nightly shows at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Luminosity Light Show

Amenities and Enhancements

Live Entertainment at Glass Cactus

When the weekend hits and the Texas sun sets, Glass Cactus Nightclub comes alive with live entertainment, dancing, creative cocktails, and club cuisine.

Friends dancing in nightclub

Amenities and Enhancements

Paradise Springs Poolside Cabanas presented by LIFEWTR

Upgrade your experience at Paradise Springs and relax in comfort at one of our private cabanas providing extra shade, comfortable lounge areas, refrigerators, and more. Each cabana rental includes complimentary bottles of LIFEWTR.

Frio Cabana


Relâche Spa and Fitness Center

Rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul at Relâche Spa at Gaylord Texan Resort. Our services blend essential oil aromatherapy and diverse massage techniques to melt tension away. Exercise and physically de-stress at The Relâche Fitness Center with a full range of cardio and strength equipment for a total workout. Join us for morning yoga at the indoor pool to restore balance to mind, body, and soul. Complimentary classes are exclusive to resort guests only and available Monday - Friday at 7 a.m.; Saturday - Sunday at 8 a.m.

Woman getting a face massage.

Unwrap the Joy of the Season

Christmas at Gaylord Texan

Enjoy festive holiday events like ICE! and our Christmas light show, and join in classic activities like snow tubing, gingerbread decorating, and photos with Santa at Gaylord Texan Resort near Dallas, Texas.

ICE! Slide
On-Site Outlets
Relache Spa - Lobby

Relâche Spa & Salon

Soothe your mind, body and soul at our spa resort in Grapevine, Texas. We offer a series of treatments including rejuvenating massages, facials and manicures. Spa guests can take advantage of our resort’s lap pool, sauna, and steam room.

Fitness Center

Fitness Center

Escape your everyday routine in our Fitness Center.

Paradise Springs Lagoon


Indoor pool

Mon-Sun: 6:00 AM-8:00 PM


Towels provided


Hotel Pool


Towels provided


Paradise Springs


Towels provided

Lifeguard on Duty


Hill County

Towels provided at whirlpool

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