Coppell is a neighboring city of Dallas. Originally a small farming village, it evolved into a suburban upper-middle class area between 1980s and 1990s due to the opening of the Dallas/Fort Worth airport. Despite the economic shift, it retains its quaint small town vibe, and offers many ways to pass your time during a visit here.
1. Explore the outdoors while in the city at Coppell Nature Park
Nature HikePosted by Biodiversity Education Center at Coppell Nature Park on Monday, 1 May 2017
Coppell Nature Park has something to offer to just about everyone. Families who want to enjoy the outdoors can head over here, where they can take the kids to explore the woods or go on a hike. If you want to know more about nature, you can visit the on-site Biodiversity Nature Center in the park, which is home to several exhibits. History lovers, meanwhile, can go searching for fossils by the creek. The park is dog-friendly, so you can bring your furry friend here for exercise.
Coppell Nature Park
Address: 367 South Freeport Parkway, Coppell, TX
2. Go boating with the Trinity River Kayak Company
Posted by Trinity River Kayak Co. on Wednesday, 17 July 2013
If you’re more into water sports, you can try out kayaking with the Trinity River Kayak Company, where visitors are given lessons before heading out. Guests have the option to choose between solo kayaks and tandem ones. It takes about 2 to 3 hours in order to cover the area, which runs for about 5 miles (8 km). The water is calm, so the experience can be quite relaxing for visitors, as they can simply allow themselves to be brought downstream by the current as they enjoy the scenery.
Make sure to bring your own snacks to the area. It would also be a good idea to use sun protection – sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat – in case you visit there while the sun’s still high. Make sure to wear clothes that can get wet, since you will be in the water.
Trinity River Kayak Company
Address: 601 E. Sandy Lake Road, Coppell, TX
Contact: +1 2145130649
3. Play with pooches at the Coppell Dog Park
Dog lovers would love Coppell Dog Park, where they can watch pooches frolicking around. The park is subdivided into sections so that dogs of the same size can play together. Water fountains are available in the area for owners and pets too.
Coppell Dog Park
Address: 400 South Macarthur Boulevard, Coppell, TX
4. Have fun at Coppell Bahama Beach Club
Coppell Bahama Beach Club is an artificial beach, but you wouldn’t know it from its summery theme. Visitors can play volleyball, darts, pool, poker, soccer, and other sports here. Those who want to relax, on the other hand, can have some drinks at the bar. The club also hosts live music once a week.
Coppell Bahama Beach Club
Address: 1849 E Beltline Road, Coppell, TX
5. Have fun at the Urban Air Trampoline Park
Urban Air Trampoline Park has earned many accolades, including being voted as the best gym in America for kids by Shape Magazine and the best trampoline park in the country. If you’re worried about whether you’re fit enough to try it out, don’t worry, because the venue welcomes all fitness levels. For parents who don’t want to jump around with their kids, they can hang out at the Parents’ Lounge, which has television sets and free Wi-Fi.
Other features can be found in the park aside from the trampoline. There is a foam pit, an obstacle course, and a playground. There is also a dodgeball area and a basketball court there. Fitness classes are offered in the park as well. Staff is on-board to provide assistance to adults and kids alike. Outside drinks are not allowed in the facility, but some can be bought from the park itself.
Urban Air Trampoline Park
Address: 110 W. Sandy Lake Road, Coppell, TX
Opening Hours: Mondays to Thursdays, 3 pm to 8 pm; Fridays, 12 pm to 11 pm; Saturdays, 10 am to 11 pm; Sundays, 10 am to 8 pm
Website: Urban Air Trampoline Park
6. Buy fresh produce at Coppell Farmers Market
If you’re a fan of following a healthy diet, be sure to drop by Coppell Farmers Market, where you can buy locally grown fresh produce. The market itself is in a shaded pavilion. While you’re shopping, you can have someone watch over your kids as they play in the nearby playground.
Coppell Farmers Market
Address: 768 W. Main St., Coppell, TX
Website: Coppell Farmers Market
7. Play golf at the Riverchase Golf Club
Golf with my Brothers.Posted by John James Snell on Friday, 20 May 2016
Riverchase Golf Club has been called one of the best kept secrets of the Metro-Plex, and with good reason. The eighteen-hole course is a favorite among locals and travelers alike, both for its good terrain, beautiful landscape, and for its daily pricing scheme. The golf course is open daily for those who want to play.
Riverchase Golf Club
Address: 700 Riverchase Drive, Coppell, TX
Contact: +1 9724628281
Website: Riverchase Golf Club
8. Cool off at the CORE
The CORE is Coppell’s Aquatic and Recreation Center. The facility features indoor and outdoor pools, some of which have slides, play areas, and lap lanes. Aside from water sports, the Core also has its own in-house gym, an indoor track, and a studio space for those who need to rent an open space.
Address: 234 E Parkway Boulevard, Coppell, TX
Contact: +1 9724628281
Website: The CORE
9. Have a food trip at Old Town Coppell
Make sure to stop by the newly opened Old Town Mercantile in the Coppell Home Decor house when coming out to the Farmer...Posted by Old Town/Main Street Coppell on Friday, 12 September 2014
If you want to go on a food trip while in Coppell, look no further than Old Town, which is the home of restaurants offering all sorts of cuisine. Once you’re done eating, you can take a walk along Main Street and explore the heart of the city. The area is dotted with old buildings, as well as art pieces, both of which give the area a rustic feel.
Old Town Coppell
Address: Main Street, Coppell, TX
Coppell: small town glamour
Coppell is not the largest city in Texas, nor is it the one with the most number of attractions. However, therein lies its charm: as an idyllic place, visitors can simply enjoy the laidback vibe of Coppell without worries.
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