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One of the waterslides at Great Wolf Lodge Water Park in Grapevine

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Dallas/Fort Worth…in lego miniature!

When I visited my hometown of Grapevine, Texas for Thanksgiving last year, I had the opportunity to visit several of the city’s tourist attractions. One of the ones I was most interested in visiting was Grapevine’s Legoland. LEGOS! These Legoland Discovery Centers aren’t in many places around the world—Berlin, Chicago, Tokyo, Manchester…and Grapevine. GRAPEVINE!?! Most …

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Hipster kitsch in Grapevine, TX

Most small towns in America are known for certain kitschy appeal—a main street with an old-town cinema, a friendly neighbor or a local bakery. Grapevine somehow manages to keep all that kitsch, but add a sizable amount of modernity to the mix, too. If you’re any sort of hipster like myself, the trendy coffee shops …

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Hipster things to do in Grapevine, Texas (my hometown)

On my recent trip back to the United States, I took a few days to explore my old stomping grounds: Grapevine, Texas. Now first things first: when people ask me where I’m from, I typically answer “Boston via Texas.” I spent my childhood growing up in Texas but after high school graduation, I was pretty …

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Shrek the Halls – Gaylord Texan ICE festival

On part of my hometown tour of Grapevine, I visited the Gaylord Texan—a resort and convention center. I remember when the huge building complex was built a few years ago because everyone in town was talking about it. It’s your typical conference center except that it’s in Texas—which means it is even bigger. There’s a …

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