Impulsive Traveler: Details, Grapevine, Tex.
If You Go
Want to take a spur-of-the-moment trip to the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Tex.? Here's what you need to know for the weekend of Oct. 29-31:
AirTran has one-stop flights from BWI Marshall to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, with fares starting at $352. The Gaylord Texan is 10 miles north of the airport.
Where to Stay
Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center
1501 Gaylord Trail
Rooms start at $159.
Where to Eat
Esparza's Restaurant Mexicano
124 E. Worth St.
Classic Tex-Mex with a bit more emphasis on the Mex. Entrees start at about $10.
102 S. Main St.
Whether you like apple fritters or Bavarian creams, you'll get a lot of sugar for less than $3 at this doughnut hut.
Love & War in Texas
2505 E. Grapevine Mills Cir.
On Sundays, don't let the $12.95 all-you-can-eat baby-back ribs distract you from the great local music.
What to Do
Grapevine Mills Mall
3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy.
A 1.6 million-square-foot facility with more than 180 stores and a year-round indoor ice-skating rink.
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
2501 Bass Pro Dr.
Fire off a few rounds at the indoor gun range or browse the ATVs.
300 S. Main St.
Live music on Saturday nights. $15 adults, $10 children 12 and younger.
All flight and lodging info valid as of press time Thursday.