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10 Romantic Getaways From Dallas, Texas, USA

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This modern metropolis in North Texas is known for a well-diversified modern economy. Home of the Dallas Market Center (1957), the ‘Big D’ becomes one of the world’s largest wholesale markets. Everything about this city seems related to business or major league sports, and it can be tiring for those who reside in the city. You may need to escape daily routines every once in a while to maintain a balanced life. Fortunately, Dallas has many romantic spots nearby to have some quality time with your loved one. Scroll down to find out some of the best romantic getaways from Dallas, Texas, USA that will not disappoint.

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1. South Padre Island (from USD 145)

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A short weekend getaway is sometimes enough to help you unwind from daily stress. Bring your loved one to spend quality time in the beautiful resort town of South Padre Island, where you can enjoy the beaches and marine life. Stay at Peninsula Island Resort and Spa, only a 45-minute drive from McAllen-Miller International Airport where Schlitterbahn Waterpark and South Padre Island Convention Center can be reached within 10 minutes. Enjoy the partial gulf view right from large windows that open to the private balcony in your room, then walk along South Padre Island Beach where you can do water sports, collect seashells, and watch the sunset. Pamper yourself in the on-site spa and wellness centre, then end the day with a romantic dinner at the oceanfront Las Olas Restaurant Bar and Grill.


Peninsula Island Resort & Spa

Address: 340 Padre Boulevard
Price: from 145 USD

Outdoor pool (all year) Smoke alarms Concierge service WiFi Non-smoking throughout Laundry WiFi available in all areas Lift

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2. Mount Pleasant (from USD 49)

Mount Pleasant May 2018 16 (City of Mount Pleasant Municipal Building)
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Mount Pleasant, the largest city in Titus County, is a popular destination for weekend getaways located 55 miles (88 km) away from East Texas Regional Airport. With wide options of three-star hotels available, picking a place to stay can be tricky. Candlewood Suites, located less than 2 miles (3.2 km) away from downtown Mount Pleasant, is a perfect place to escape. Chill in the spacious bedroom equipped with a kitchenette, enjoy a barbecue night at the outdoor picnic area, or rent DVDs and play games to release the stress. Or, take a five-minute drive to visit The Modern Western Museum. You’ll return to the city fully refreshed!


Candlewood Suites Mount Pleasant

Address: 2407 South Jefferson
Price: from 49 USD

Board games/puzzles Shared lounge/TV area Lift Pets allowed Free parking Fire extinguishers Smoke alarms Fax/photocopying

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3. Galveston Island (from USD 116)

Galveston Texas Skyline
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Galveston Island is a favourite vacation paradise on the Gulf Coast of Texas where you can find plenty of attractions across the land. If you want to go all out, stay at The Wyndham Grand Hotel Galvez and Spa which is only (38 miles) 62 km away from William P. Hobby Airport. Not only does it spoil the guests with a full-service spa and an outdoor heated pool, but it also features charming interiors and stunning views of either the beach or the city. Enjoy the sun by renting lounge chairs at the pool and have fresh seafood for dinner at Galvez Bar & Grill after exploring the town. You can walk to Seawall Urban Park and Pleasure Pier the amusement park or drive for five minutes to the Port of Galveston.


Hotel Galvez and Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel

Address: 2024 Seawall Boulevard
Price: from 116 USD

Hot tub/jacuzzi Allergy-free room Concierge service Private parking Vending machine (snacks) Outdoor pool Pool bar Gift shop

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4. Granbury (from USD 68)

Granbury June 2018 33 (Red On the Square - Texas State Bank)
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With less than 10,000 inhabitants and many attractions in the same location, Granbury is a perfect destination for a weekend getaway from Dallas, and Days Inn by Wyndham is there to welcome you! Situated 53 miles (85.4 km) away from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, this inn has a high rank among couples for its prime location. You can reach Harbor Lakes Golf Club and Granbury City Park in less than a 5-minute drive and Dinosaur World in 30 minutes. It’s a place where you can choose easily between staying in and relaxing, or exploring the historic sites and fun attractions in the city!


Days Inn by Wyndham Granbury

Address: 1201 North Plaza Drive
Price: from 68 USD

Heating Free WiFi Facilities for disabled guests Smoke alarms WiFi available in all areas Laundry Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Free parking

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5. Fredericksburg (from USD 119)

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Although Fredericksburg is widely known for its wineries, this city with German heritage in central Texas offers a lot more than that. It is home to historical sites, museums, parks, and nature reserves like Enchanted Rock State Natural Area where you can have a romantic date with your loved one. Stay at Inn on Barons Creek, which is only 500 m (0.3 miles) away from Fredericksburg Visitor Information Center, a 67-minute drive from San Antonio International Airport. With complete facilities that include an all-season outdoor pool, this inn is a treasure for those who yearn for a remarkable weekend vacation.


Inn on Barons Creek

Address: 308 South Washington St.
Price: from 119 USD

Safety deposit box Facilities for disabled guests Fax/photocopying Heating Daily housekeeping Internet services Swimming pool Fitness centre

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6. Waco (from USD 79)

A look at downtown Waco, TX IMG 6742
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In this city where the famous Dr. Pepper soft drink originated, you can explore both culture and nature at the same time. Pick a stay at Candlewood Suites to save your time. With an only 15-minute drive from Waco Regional Airport, this 2-star hotel gives the most excellent service and comfort through its complete facilities. The clean and spacious rooms have a fully equipped kitchenette and a sitting area. It also provides a sun terrace with free access to the outdoor pool and an opportunity to go cycling nearby! You can also drive to McLane Stadium and Waco Convention Center in less than eight minutes.


Candlewood Suites Waco

Address: 2700 South New Road
Price: from 79 USD

Heating Smoke alarms Meeting/banquet facilities Outdoor pool (seasonal) Mini-market on site Air conditioning Outdoor pool (all year) Fishing

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7. Ennis (from USD 71)

Ennis September 2017 32 (Bluebonnet Park)
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Located a few minutes’ drive away from historic downtown Ennis and the Historic Templeton McCanless District, the Comfort Suites is among the most strategic accommodations in town. With an only 30-minute drive from Dallas Love Field Airport, it is perfect for couples who want to enjoy a romantic trip and feel the Czechoslovakian vibe of the place. Whether you want to explore the city or do outdoor activities like water skiing, fishing, swimming, boating, this place won’t let you down. Book now to enjoy the spacious room with complete amenities that include kitchen appliances and whirlpool bathtubs in some of the suites!


Comfort Suites Ennis

Address: Interstate 45 and State Highway 34
Price: from 71 USD

Vending machine (snacks) Cashless payment available Concierge service 24-hour front desk CCTV in common areas Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Laundry Non-smoking throughout

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8. Austin (from USD 403)

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Austin is a place that needs almost no introduction. Known as the Live Music Capital of the World, you’ll never run out of places to visit or things to do in this lively and diverse city. Watch a music show, visit its many parks, or catch a film at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. For accommodations, try Hotel Saint Cecilia which is not just another five-star accommodation that only offers luxury. It has a unique design with pool views from all rooms, as well as access to the outdoor swimming pool and six poolside bungalows available. Some of them feature a beautiful river view from the private bathroom. The hotel also provides free bike rental for you to explore the city’s notable parks, but staying in and relaxing by the pool is also not a bad option! Drive for 17 minutes from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to reach the hotel with proximity to Austin Convention Center, Barton Springs Pool, and Capitol Building.


Hotel Saint Cecilia

Address: 112 Academy Drive
Price: from 403 USD

Bikes available (free) Daily housekeeping Terrace Non-smoking rooms Shoeshine 24-hour front desk Internet services Laundry

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9. McKinney (from USD 87)

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McKinney is 30 minutes away from Dallas and is a historic town with well-preserved buildings and family-run businesses, perfect for a low-key, rustic weekend getaway. Sheraton Hotel at McKinney guarantees comfort and five-star service. The city itself is more popular with children attractions and activities, but that doesn’t mean that it can’t be romantic. Only 30 miles (48 km) away from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, you can spend time at the hotel with your loved one and make use of all the available facilities. From the comfortable bed and seatings to the outdoor swimming pool, they are present to treat you. And don’t forget to have an unforgettable dinner for two in the Historic Downtown Plano.


Sheraton McKinney

Address: 1900 Gateway Boulevard
Price: from 87 USD

Free WiFi Meeting/banquet facilities Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Pets allowed Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines 24-hour front desk WiFi available in all areas Parking

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10. San Antonio (from USD 220)

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San Antonio is a south-central Texan city where you can experience Spanish heritage. Bring your date for a walk along the miles-long River Walk following the San Antonio River to cherish the ambiance. See the Alamo and peruse shops at Historic Market Square. Stay at Mokara Hotel & Spa for a relaxing and luxurious accommodation. Only a 19-minute drive from San Antonio International Airport, it offers elegant decor with high ceilings and marble furnishings. A spa bath, on-site gym, and a heated rooftop swimming pool are available, as well as Ostra seafood restaurant and Rooftop Cafe, making it perfect for a romantic weekend getaway.


Mokara Hotel & Spa

Address: 212 West Crockett Street
Price: from 220 USD

Kid meals Business centre Special diet menus (on request) Private parking Sun terrace Allergy-free room Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Internet services

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Escape from city life and recharge with a romantic weekend

Dallas Downtown
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Everyone knows how tiring it is to do day-to-day work in the bustling ‘big D’. It’s no wonder how weekend retreats are growing sporadically outside the city to support the city-dwellers. Most of the time, people crave for a good rest at home before facing Monday back again. However, try to treat yourself right every once in a while. Leave Dallas, feel the new vibe together with your loved one, and see how magical it feels to get recharged after having one of these romantic getaways!

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