Going out of town, to another state, or to another country can be an awesome vacation for the whole family. But with travel restrictions changing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are looking for more ways to have a vacation a little closer to home. Plus, having a staycation, pandemic or not, is an amazing way to explore your hometown and add novelty to your typical routine. That’s why Crème de la Crème of Coppell on N. MacArthur Boulevard has put together this list of our favorite places to book a family staycation around Coppell.
Four Points by Sheraton Dallas Fort Worth Airport North
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The Four Points by Sheraton Dallas Fort Worth Airport North in Coppell has a variety of family-friendly rooms, including suites with a king bed and a living area with a sofa bed. There’s also an on-site restaurant that serves fantastic American fare and an outdoor pool where you can enjoy the warm Texas sun.
This hotel is conveniently located to some of Coppell’s best spots. It’s 3 miles from the Coppell Arts Center, which hosts live theater, music, and dance, family-friendly arts and crafts events, and a small art gallery. This hotel is also less than 10 miles from Elm Fork Nature Preserve, making it a great place to stay if your family loves being outdoors. It’s also less than 8 miles from Great Wolf Lodge water park. And since this hotel is just steps from the airport, kiddos who love to gaze up at the sky at planes will love this hotel.
The Texican Court hotel is a wonderful, family-friendly hotel in nearby Irving. This hotel has single- and double-bed rooms, deluxe rooms with small living spaces and outdoor seating, and suites with full living areas and multiple rooms. There are many on-site amenities that may have you never leaving the premises during your stay. This hotel has lawn games you can borrow and play outside, fire pits perfect for staying warm at night and making s’mores, live music on the weekends at the on-site restaurant and bar, as well as an outdoor swimming pool.
This hotel is super close to the Toyota Music Factory, which is one of the best live concert venues in the area. It’s about 7 miles from the Irving Arts Center, which hosts live theater and art exhibitions. And Texican Court is just across the way from the Las Colinas waterways, where you can take gondola rides on the canals or go standup paddleboarding.
Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas
The Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas in Irving is your go-to staycation spot if you want everything on the property. There are a variety of suites, all of which have a scenic view of the gorgeous landscape or one of the golf courses. Some suites even come with personal outdoor fire pits, a living room with a fireplace, private terraces, and luxurious king beds.
But what makes this staycation place stand out is all of the amenities. You can book any of your favorite services at the spa, practice your swing on one of the two immaculate golf courses, play tennis indoors or outdoors, splash around in one of three pools (including the indoor saltwater pool), and get in a workout at the enormous fitness center. Your children will stay busy, too, with kid-friendly activities and events that change throughout the year. Plus, there are multiple on-site restaurants and room service dining.
Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in nearby Grapevine is a fantastic family-friendly hotel with fantastic on-site amenities and proximity to some of Grapevine’s best family entertainment spots. This hotel features rooms and suites that both come with room service dining and all the basic accommodations. But it’s really special because it has an outdoor water park, poolside cabanas where you can get food and drinks delivered while you enjoy the pool, and year-round kids and family activities.
In addition, this hotel is really close to the Peppa Pig World of Play indoor playground, the Great Wolf Lodge water park and fun center, and Grapevine Lake, which is home to multiple parks that offer exceptional hiking, picnicking, and water sports.
Great Wolf Lodge Grapevine
The Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine is another staycation destination that has everything you could want under one roof. This place is known for its incredible indoor water park, which includes a variety of water slides and age-appropriate splash areas. It also has an arcade, three different fantastical adventure activities for families, an indoor ropes course, dance parties, family fitness classes, arts and crafts, and storytime. In addition, there are a few on-site restaurants with adult- and kid-friendly eats as well as amazing themed family suites.
If you did want to venture outside of the Lodge, you have access to everything Grapevine Lake has to offer, Peppa Pig World of Play, the Botanical Garden at Heritage Park, and historic downtown Grapevine.
Westin Dallas Downtown
Consider heading a little further from Coppell to the city of Dallas for an urban family staycation. The Westin Dallas Downtown hotel offers a wide variety of rooms and suites to fit your family’s size and budget. There’s an indoor pool, which is perfect to cool off in after your day in the city. You can also enjoy the two on-site restaurants, one that serves upscale American fare and the other that serves modern twists on Cajun classics.
This hotel is in the ideal spot for families who want to explore Dallas’s rich history through its many museums. Be entranced by diverse art at the Museum of Illusions and the Dallas Museum of Art. See your favorite water-loving animals and fish at the Dallas World Aquarium. Or, learn more about history and science at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.
So there you have it, six awesome hotels and resorts that are perfect for a family staycation. Did we miss your family’s favorite staycation destinations? If so, contact us; we’ll be sure to add it to our list!