7 Best Things To Do In The Colony, Texas

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So you have decided to visit The Colony. Look no further as this list can help you create countless lasting memories during your visit here. You’ll find exciting outdoor adventures, top ranked golf courses, winding lakeside trails, fishing, skiing, boating, camping and the perfect location for your next night out. So get that phone out and select those dates in your calendar that correspond with the list that we have created to help you out when you visit the Sports Illustrated 50th Anniversary Sports Town. Yeah, that’s what this city was elected for!

1. TopGolf The Colony

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TopGolf is the foremost golf entertainment complex where sports meet your favorite hangout. Challenge your friends and family to addictive point-scoring golf games that anyone from the hopeful pro golfer to a 7-year-old kid can play year-round. Just picture a 219-meter (720-foot) outfield with dartboard like targets in the ground. The closer to the center or “bull’s eye” you get and the farther out you hit your microchipped balls, the more points you receive.

Score even bigger with Topgolf’s extensive food and beverage menu that is sure to impress even the pickiest foodies. TopGolf’s wait staff, more affectionately known as “Bay Hosts,” will take your order and deliver food and beverages directly to your hitting bay. Don’t come here if you want to work on your golf game. TopGolf is more suited for small and large groups that want to hang out, eat and hit a few golf balls. This location is huge with three levels, but it can get packed on a Friday or Saturday night.


Address: 3760 Blair Oaks Drive 75056 The Colony, TX

Phone: +1 (469) 213-5204

Hours: 9 a.m. to midnight Sunday to Thursday; 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. (Fridays); 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. (Saturdays)

Website: Topgolf

2. The Tribute at the Colony

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Divulge yourself in the Tribute, an ultimate master-planned community situated just off the eastern shores of the beautiful Lake Lewisville. Located just minutes from major highways, you will discover lakefront living with an award-winning golf course and a resort lifestyle detached from the pace of the city. The Tribute at The Colony presents a unique Scottish links-style golf experience that pays tribute to the legendary courses, complete with wind-swept dunes and sea-washed grasses.

The Tribute at The Colony offers a unique Scottish links-style golf experience, open to the public and unlike any other in North Texas, accompanied by an array of upscale facilities from their award-winning championship layout to their majestic clubhouse, superb dining and luxury accommodations, The Tribute at The Colony is an unparalleled setting for unforgettable golf and truly memorable tournaments, weddings and special events.

The Tribute at The Colony offers abundant prospects for competitive or social play for golfers of all ages and abilities. From men’s and women’s league play to junior golf instructional programs, golf clinics and tournaments, their programs are designed to help golfers enhance their skills while building friendships and connecting with others who share their interest in the game.

The Tribute at The Colony

Address: 1000 Lebanon Road, 75056 The Colony, TX

Phone: +1 (972) 370-5465

Website: The Tribute at The Colony

3. Hawaiian Falls

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Hawaiian Falls The Colony presents you with liberation from the summer heat and gives your family the opportunity to share experiences that they’ll remember fondly for many years. Located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Hawaiian Falls The Colony is abundant with water fun for the entire family. Hawaiian Falls The Colony water-park is distinguished for its clean environment, free parking and fun-filled attractions that range from thrilling to tranquil.

Hawaiian Falls features numerous waterslides, a family wave pool, a lazy river with waves and an interactive tree house attraction. From the 20-meter (65-foot) high Waikiki Wipeout body slide to the Kona Kooler Adventure River, families will love the variety of water rides and activities at this popular water park. Older children will love thrill rides like the fast-moving Whirlwind 360, the Hawaiian Halfpipe and the Torpedo. The interactive Keiki Kove rain fortress is filled with fountains, water jets and a giant bucket that splashes water every few minutes on anxious kids below.

While children will give super likes to Hawaiian Falls for its terrifying rides and souvenirs, the adults will love the waterpark for its clean and safe environment, picnic areas, restaurants and gift shops. Private and luxurious cabanas are also available at Cabana Cove to allow your family to relax and transform your visit to this water park in Texas into a mini vacation. Cabana Rentals include a locker rental, all-you-can-drink wristbands and a cabana attendant

Hawaiian Falls, The Colony

Address: 4400 Paige Road, 75056 The Colony, TX

Phone: +1 (972) 370-4327

Website: Hawaiian Falls

4. The Thirsty Growler

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Presenting an assortment of 50 rotating taps, including craft beer, cider, kombucha, root beer and wine, The Thirsty Growler is just the place to discover a wide assortment of craft beverages and find new favorites that you will want to take home in your growler or jug. The Thirsty Growler is also a Bring Your Own Food destination, so you can feel free to bring in your own food or order from a local restaurant nearby. The Thirsty Growler was started in 2015 by husband and wife duo Mike and Andrea who are both devoted promoters of the craft beer industry. Their goal is to assist others in discovering the goodness of craft beverages. At The Thirsty Growler, all you have to do is relax, enjoy a brew and then pick up some more to go!

The Thirsty Growler

Address: 5733 TX-121 #230, 75056 The Colony, TX

Phone: +1 214-618-5324

Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Tuesday to Thursday); 11:00 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Friday & Saturday); noon to 10 p.m. (Sunday); 2 to 10 p.m. (Monday);

Website: The Thirsty Growler

5. Stewart Creek Park

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Stewart Creek Park is a beautiful park operated by the city of The Colony. The park has numerous activities accessible to the public, which include a nice beach area, some horseshoe pits, beach volleyball areas, camping areas and a hiking trail. Stewart Creek Park also provides a four-lane boat ramp with a dock that extends well into the lake.

Stewart Creek Park is a huge park and the local’s favorite on the lake. There aren’t too many trees in this park, so you need to come in early to get a nice spot beneath a tree for shade. The park provides well-maintained restrooms on the site.

Stewart Creek Park

Address: 3700 Sparks Rd, 75056 The Colony, TX

Phone: +1 972-624-2248

Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. (All Days)

Website: Stewart Creek Park

6. Hidden Cove Park & Marina

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Hidden Cove Park is spread across 190 hectares (470 acres), containing an overabundance of outstanding outdoor entertaining prospects such as boating, fishing, camping, hiking, skiing and much more. A full-service harbor is located at the park, along with numerous flawless spots for picnicking or nature-watching. An entry fee for each person entering the park is required. Please bear in mind that entry fees are not waived with any rental fee that needs to be paid. Cabins that have the capacity to house around six people are available in the park. These cabins are fully furnished, including a kitchenette.

Hidden Cove Park & Marina

Address: 20400 Hackberry Creek Park Road, 75034 Frisco, TX

Phone: +1 972-294-1443

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Tuesday to Thursday); 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Friday); 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday);

Website: Hidden Cove Park & Marina

7. Shoreline Trail

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Shoreline Trail is a 9-kilometer (6-mile), moderately trafficked trail near The Colony, Texas that features a lake. The Colony Shoreline Trail is a 3-meter (10-feet) wide, linear, natural surface trail built along the southeastern shore of Lewisville Lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and offers a myriad of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on a leash.

While on the trail, take a look around the 100 hectares (250 acres) of wildlife habitat and park along the picturesque shore of Lewisville Lake. The Colony Shoreline Trail offers more than 5 kilometers (3 miles) of parkland and wildlife preserve for hikers, bikers, walkers, runners, gawkers, talkers or anyone that just needs to get outside.

Of park, creek and the growler

The Colony, City by the Lake, is one of the best-kept secrets in the heart of northern Texas. Offering strikingly beautiful views of Lewisville Lake and extending along its eastern shoreline, The Colony offers its visitors immersive and myriad recreational opportunities including camping, fishing, swimming, boating, golfing, hiking, picnicking, cycling and enjoying local breweries.

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