Wine Bottle Christmas Tree at Gaylord Texan, Christmas 2009
We make sure to visit the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center that's nearby our home every Christmas time. They go all out with decorations & activities in this absolutely amazing place.
Here's a link to Gaylord's text on their Christmas display as well as a link to their Lone Star Christmas site:
When Gaylord Texan transforms into a magical winter wonderland this Christmas, visitors will be dazzled by breathtaking holiday décor including 1.5 million twinkling lights and 30 seven-foot-tall ornaments strung from the top of its glass roof; a 50-foot-tall rotating Christmas tree; multiple miniature train sets; 14-foot-tall decorated cowboy boots; a life-size gingerbread house; Santa's workshop including a cookie conveyor belt and control station; and dozens of lavish holiday displays including 5,600 feet of garland, 2,300 wreaths, and 10,000 ornaments.
Below is text about Gaylord from their site (listed below as well):
Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center
Grapevine - Dallas Hotel
Brimming with authentic Texas style and hospitality, the awe-inspiring Gaylord Texan Hotel and Convention Center invites you to experience the energy and excitement of the Lone Star State. Overlooking beautiful Lake Grapevine, Gaylord Texan is just six minutes from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
Centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth, Gaylord Texan is an ideal location for meetings, conventions and events of all sizes. As the most technologically sophisticated hotel in the Southwest, Gaylord Texan boasts over 400,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including the 180,000-square-foot Longhorn Exhibit Hall.
You'll be amazed at the four and a half acres of indoor gardens and winding waterways. Within this lush landscape you'll discover fine dining and casual restaurants, unique shopping experiences, and a 25,000-square-foot day spa and fitness center. For late-night excitement including live music and dancing, nothing can match the energy of Glass Cactus nightclub.
This luxurious hotel is the pride of Texas. It boasts 1,511 stylish guest rooms, including 127 spectacular suites. Every hotel room features high-speed wireless Internet access, two phones, in-room coffee service, refrigerators, irons & ironing boards. You'll enjoy the private oasis of your large bath area with double vanities and make up mirrors. You can even charge your laptop in the in-room safe while you're away.
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, TX 76051