The Colony, TX 75056
The Colony – Where you go to play!
Located just 20 minutes from Dallas International Airport and 30 minutes from downtown Dallas, The Colony’s prime location within the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex makes it an ideal destination for a long weekend or extended vacation.
The Colony is a veritable playground for nature lovers, foodies, golfers, and those seeking all-around entertainment. Nestled on the bank of the picturesque Lewisville Lake, the city is home to miles of breathtaking nature trails, 23 miles of shoreline, upscale dining experiences, and a full calendar of events and festivals, The Colony is an incredible destination day or night.
It’s said everything is bigger in Texas, and in the case of shopping in The Colony, the statement holds true. The city is home to the NFM, the sprawling 1.8 million square feet of showroom and warehouse space, contributing to its title of “World’s Largest Home Furnishing Store”. NFM is a one-stop-shop for everything home-related from high-end electronics and trend-setting décor to furniture collections from the world’s top designers. A few doors down is SCHEELS, the World’s Largest All-Sports Store, offering more than just sporting goods. The shopping destination features over 85 departments and endless in-store activities from the indoor Ferris wheel to Wildlife Mountain. For a truly local shopping experience, explore The Homestead at Grandscape. The collection of boutique shops feature handmade, artisan, and unique finds exclusive to The Colony.
The city’s food scene is constantly expanding with new restaurants and new cuisines. From handcrafted bites on the water’s edge at Lakeview by Peppersmash to unforgettable upscale dining at Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse, there are nearly 100 unique restaurants to discover. New to America, Windmills brings a passion for world-class jazz, fusion food, and microbrews to the live music scene.
Straight from India’s nightlife capital, this distinctive venue features walls lined with hand-picked books and low-profile seating for uninterrupted views of the stage. Gather your friends and check out the nearby concert venue, Lava Cantina. At nearly 28,000 square feet and sporting a Bourbon Street vibe, the live music venue provides both indoor and outdoor stages, multiple levels, VIP areas, retractable roofs, and more. Seating over 1,500 guests, Lava Cantina hosts every type of music with everything from local artists to major international acts.
Visit The Colony and you’ll find fun for the entire family. Race super karts along a multistory track or traverse the elevated ropes course for a thrilling adventure at Andretti Indoor Karting and Games. Immerse yourself in a virtual world thanks to Electric Gamebox’s first U.S. location. Their Gameboxes feature a range of technologies including projection mapping, touch screens, motion tracking, and surround sound to deliver a hyper-immersive experience for teams of two to six.
Spend a summer day at Hawaiian Falls Water Park with rides like the Hawaiian Halfpipe, Waikiki Wipeout body slide, and the Kona Kooler Adventure River.
Team up and compete for the highest score at Lasertag - DFW, or swing for the targets at TopGolf, which features three levels of climate-controlled bays, a rooftop terrace with fire pits, private meeting space, and a chef-driven menu full of delicious twists on American classics.
Speaking of golf, The Colony is a golfer’s paradise. Choose from three award-winning public courses, all offering breathtaking views of Lewisville Lake. Step back into the “Golden Age of Golf Architecture” at Old American Golf Club home to the LPGA Volunteers of America Classic; play a round at The Tribute Golf Links, modeled after famous Scottish links; or admire the meticulous design of the unique Stewart Peninsula Golf Course.
No matter your skill level, you’ll see for yourself why the golf courses in The Colony are acclaimed in publications like The Dallas Morning News, SportsDay, Golf, Golfweek, and Avid Golfer Magazine.
Although there’s plenty of golf on hand, The Colony’s sports offerings go far beyond the links. After all, it was named the No. 1 Sportstown for the state of Texas by Sports Illustrated and the National Parks and Recreation Association. The Colony Five Star Complex is the epicenter of sports in town, as it hosts several soccer and baseball tournaments, as well as football games and Little League events, throughout the year. This city has an astounding 28 parks that cover more than 3,000 acres including two lake parks; Stewart Creek Park and Hidden Cove Park and Marina. Both offer boat ramps, swimming, fishing, camping, rental spaces, and much more! Rent a free fishing pole at The Colony Public Library and try out the fishing pier at Stewart Creek Park.
Plan your trip in advance to take advantage of all the unique events in The Colony like Up, Up & Away! Festival of Flight in the spring. Enjoy free events like Liberty by the Lake in July or American Heroes: A Salute to Veterans in November, both featuring concerts, live performances, and amazing firework finales. Embark on new holiday traditions with events such as the Family Fright Night Halloween overnight campout, and Holiday In The Park where The Colony Christmas Spectacular light show kicks off and illuminated parade floats make their way through town.
The Colony’s mix of outdoor adventure and upscale entertainment make it a must visit destination for all ages throughout the year.
The Colony, TX 75056