Holiday Lodge, is perfectly situated for easy access to key area attractions.
Denton Arts & Jazz Festival (1.3 miles)
(940) 565-0931 http://www.dentonjazzfest.com
Hear the sounds! Experience the art! Taste the
flavors! Revel in the colors! Absorb the
exhilaration! An encounter you won't forget!
Denton Arts & Jazz Festival is a FREE 2 1/2 day event held in the heart of the city, beautiful Quakertown Park . Over 2,200 performers on 6 stages, fine arts and crafts, children's art activities, food and games,
and four hundred festival members volunteer their time each year for
this exciting annual event on the last, full weekend in April.
"It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing!"
as long as anyone can remember Denton has been an incubator of talent
for artists and musicians. Produced by the Denton Festival Foundation,
the Denton Arts & Jazz Festival emerged from this incredible pool
of both professionals and amateurs. Every April over 200,000 people
travel to Denton to experience the cool sounds...the diverse
entertainment...the hot jazz...and all of the talent that has made
Denton a hotbed of artistic inspiration.
Home of the annual North Texas State Fair and Rodeo.
Historical Downtown Denton, (1.6 miles)
Denton's centerpiece is a lovely downtown area, and its signature is a restored courthouse. Situated in the middle of a picturesque town square and distinguished by an impressive clock tower, the limestone building was constructed in 1896 and refurbished to its original glory in 1987. The courthouse, open to the public, also includes a museum that charts area history. Denton's downtown district includes Hickory, Locust, Oak, and Elm Streets, all of which are lined with antique and specialty shops, bed and breakfasts, clubs, and restaurants serving everything from Texas barbecue to spicy south-of-the border specialties. The beautiful Oak-Hickory Historic District, in particular, features stately Victorian homes and quaint cottages bearing intricate architectural detail.
Take the whole family to Water Works Park in Denton. Whether you sail down one of four giant water slides, grab a tube and float down a gently flowing river, or just sit back in a lounge chair to relax and watch the action, you'll enjoy a full day of fun - all for an affordable price.
Lake Ray Roberts, (10 miles)
Within minutes of denton, is Lake Ray Roberts. Home to all types of watercraft including; houseboats, cruisers, sailboats, pontoons and fishing boats.
Lake Lewisville, (15 miles)
(972) 434 1666 or (972) 219 3550
The City of Lewisville manages Lake Park on the south shore of the lake: picnic area, RV and tent camping, pavilion, 24-hour fishing barge, swimming beach and excellent public facilities. Marinas, boat rentals, launch ramps and angler's supplies are also available. Fishing on Lewisville Lake includes large-mouth bass, crappie, catfish, white bass and spectacular hybrid white/striped bass. Swimming, water skiing, jet skiing, sailing, sail boarding, camping, biking and picnicking are all part of what makes the lake so much fun.
Since 1997, this huge stadium with an oval track 1.5 miles in circumference and more than 150,000 seats in the Grandstand alone has provided racing lovers with all the thrills they could hope for. This is the second largest racing venue in the United States, behind the Indianapolis 500 Speedway. Events at Texas Motor Speedway include major NASCAR races, car shows and the Thursday Night Stampede, a weekly showcase of local racers. Speedway World offers souvenirs as well as tours of the speedway.