While traveling with the family is often exciting, it can also be expensive and time-consuming. Instead of traveling from your Colleyville, Texas, home for vacation, why not stay in the area for a family staycation? Whether you want to have fun with the kids, relax around the pool, or enjoy a romantic weekend, check out these places for a staycation in the Colleyville area.

Great Wolf Lodge

You can’t beat staying at the Great Wolf Lodge for the ultimate family staycation. There is so much to do at this resort, you’ll want to book for several days. The family can stay in one of the standard suites, the luxury king suite, or a queen sofa suite. Larger families can consider staying in one of the premium suites that can sleep between six and eight people. You can also make your staycation even more special by booking one of the themed suites such as the Wolf Den, Kid Cabin, or KidKamp suites.

One of the top attractions of the Great Wolf Lodge is the massive indoor water park. Everyone in the family will enjoy floating on the lazy river, frolicking in the splash pad, or zooming down the various water slides. Kids can also enjoy partaking in other attractions at this resort like the Build-a-Bear Workshop. You’ll have several dining options at the Great Wolf Lodge and shopping opportunities to keep you busy when you’re not playing in the water park.

Location: 100 Great Wolf Drive in Grapevine

Contact:  800-693-9653 

Hampton Inn & Suites Colleyville DFW Airport West

After a day exploring the various art installations in the Colleyville and Dallas-Fort Worth area, head to the Hampton Inn & Suites Colleyville DFW Airport West to rest your head. This family-friendly hotel offers guests connecting rooms, perfect for keeping the family together. The kids will enjoy the indoor swimming pool, parents can get a workout in the fitness room, and everyone can stay connected with the free Wi-Fi. Having a free hot breakfast for the whole family is a great perk.

You can also bring the family pet on your staycation at the Hampton Inn & Suites Colleyville DFW Airport West, as this hotel is pet-friendly. Families can book a room with two queen beds or choose a suite with a king bed, sofa bed, microwave, and a small refrigerator to keep beverages chilled. If you plan on staying at this hotel for over four days, the cleaning staff will come in every fourth day for a full cleaning of your room or suite.

Location: 5300 State Highway 121 in Colleyville

Contact: 817-318-5000

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center is another local resort tailored for family fun. You’ll find this resort on the shores of Lake Grapevine. There are over four acres of indoor garden and atrium space to explore. The kids will want to head straight to the 10-acre Paradise Springs Water Park with its water slides, winding lazy river pool, and massive Paradise Springs Lagoon featuring two small inner pools and a dedicated toddler pool.

You won’t go hungry staying at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center. There are eight different places to eat, including the Cocoa Bean coffee house which is open for breakfast. Of course, after a full day of playing at the water park, you can always order in-room dining and eat while relaxing in your room. You have a variety of rooms to choose from, whether you want a standard room or a suite large enough for the entire family. In the evening, those 21 and over can enjoy live entertainment at the Glass Cactus Nightclub.

Location: 1501 Gaylord Trail in Grapevine

Contact: 817-778-1000

Hilton Dallas/Southlake Town Square

During your staycation in the Colleyville area, you’ll want to keep the kids active at these local places to play sports. Playing will help the kids relax later in the day in their room at the Hilton Dallas/Southlake Town Square. This hotel is next door to the Southlake Town Square where you can shop and dine to your heart’s delight. You’re very close to the SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium and LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth for family entertainment.

This Hilton hotel has an outdoor pool, fitness center, free Wi-Fi, and an upscale on-site restaurant. If you drive an electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle, you’ll appreciate the EV charging station. Depending on the size you need, you can get rooms with a king bed, two queen beds, a king with a sofa bed, or indulge in one of the suites for more space to stretch out and relax.

Location: 1400 Plaza Place in Southlake

Contact: 817-442-9900

Omni Las Colinas Hotel

You’ll feel like you’re on a luxury vacation while staying at the Omni Las Colinas Hotel in Irving. This elegant hotel has a waterfront location on Lake Caroyln and access to the Mandalay Canal where you can paddleboard or take a romantic gondola ride. On a warm afternoon, lie by the pool and sip a beverage from the pool bar. You have three diverse restaurants to dine from, and for a unique experience, book the Igloos of Las Colinas. You’ll dine outside in one of the clear dome-shaped igloos under the sparkling lights. 

After a workout in the on-site fitness center, head to the Mokara Salon and Spa for a body treatment. You’ll feel relaxed after a massage or facial and look forward to resting in your room. All accommodations are luxuriously appointed with modern amenities and technology, including Wi-Fi and large flat-screen televisions.

Location: 221 E. Las Colinas Blvd. in Irving

Contact: 972-556-0800

There you have Crème de la Crème of Colleyville’s list of fabulous places to stay, eat, and play while staying in our wonderful city. Is there a place to stay you know about that we missed on our list? If so, let us know. We always enjoy learning about great Colleyville accommodations.