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Things to Know Before Moving to Grapevine

Moving to Grapevine in the near future? We have you covered. Grapevine is a desirable place to live. We’ve been moving people like you here for many years. From Main Street to great school districts, Grapevine has something for everybody. Here are some things to know before moving here.

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History

Grapevine is known for its restored 19th- and 20th-century buildings, many of which dot downtown’s Main Street, lined with restaurants, galleries and shops. The Cotton Belt Railroad District is also a draw, home to artisan work shops, including a blacksmith, glass-blowing studio, and a bronze foundry. The 1888 Cotton Belt Railroad Depot marks the beginning of the Grapevine Vintage Railroad.

Schools

The Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District is the public school district here, serving most cities in Grapevine and Colleyville as well as small parts of Euless, Hurst and Southlake. The district scores high marks in testing, graduation rates, student growth, and overall academics.

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

Texas culture at its finest, Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center sits on the shores of Lake Grapevine, boasting 4 1/2 acres of indoor gardens, 10 restaurants, water park, and two pools. It’s conveniently located near Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, along with LEGOLAND, Grapevine Mills, and Cowboys Golf Club.

Proximity to DFW Airport

Speaking of the DFW Airport, Grapevine itself is about seven miles from the airport, taking just about 14 or so minutes to get there.

The Basics

When moving to a new town, it’s always nice to have a list handy of the public spots and offices in town. Here’s what you should know:

  • Grapevine Library: Located at 1201 Municipal Way, hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
  • Report an Issue: Click to report an issue with anything from street light outages and potholes to wildlife and water leaks.
  • Police Department
  • Fire Department
  • Parks and Rec: Grapevine is home to several parks, athletic facilities, activities, and lake amenities.
  • City Manager
  • Recycling and Trash: Currently handled by Republic Services for residential and commercial service. Click here for the pickup schedule.
  • Grapevine Golf Course

Contact Olde World Movers

If you’re planning a move to Grapevine, please contact us today to book an appointment. We have two locations in Euless and Frisco, serving all of the DFW area.

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