Top 10 Romantic Weekend Getaways In Texas, USA - Updated 2022

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Texas’ romantic allure lies in its immensity and diversity. Next to Alaska in vastness in terms of land area, Lone Star State has a landscape replete with natural grandeur, history, and culture. The vibrant cities and charming towns brim with colorful attractions, noteworthy restaurants, plush hotels, and lovely parks. Have a romantic sojourn or dine in elegance beside a river in Bandera. You can also marvel at opulent properties steeped in history like The Alamo in San Antonio. Whether you seek an adventure or just an evening of great food and music with your partner, Texas has it all. Scroll down to know more about the top romantic weekend getaways in Texas, USA.

1. San Antonio (from USD 445)

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


A photo taken at The Alamo is a must when you visit San Antonio. This picturesque 18th-century structure is now a museum boasting a rich history and culture. Enjoy an easy stroll with your partner at the 15-mile (24-kilometer) long River Walk, where chic cafes and hip shops line the famous promenade. Located 100 meters (328 feet) from The Alamo is Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk. You can savor the mouthwatering flavors of Texas at Q Kitchen. Down some crafted cocktails while you sit near a beautiful outdoor pool at the hotel. This city is 79.8 miles (128 kilometers) away from the capital city, Austin.


Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk

Wifi Available

Address: 123 Losoya
Accommodates: 5

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre

2. South Padre Island (from USD 90)

Top Romantic Weekend Getaways In Texas, USA
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Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

A resort town nestled on the southern shore of Texas, South Padre Island is blessed with beautiful beaches, azure waters, and outdoor opportunities. It is 371.1 mi (597 km) away from Austin. Climb up the five-story watchtower built to observe migratory birds, and enjoy a relaxing time with your partner. You can also sail the seas to watch some dolphins. Experience the thrill of deep-sea fishing or enjoy a horseback ride with your beloved.


La Quinta by Wyndham South Padre Island Beach

Wifi Available

Address: 7000 Padre Boulevard
Accommodates: 7

3. Fredericksburg (from USD 189)

Fredericksburg memorial library
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In Fredericksburg’s 40-block historic district, each building showcases a rich history. The district is also home to Becker Vineyards, which is famous for its award-winning Bordeaux-, Burgundian-, and Rhone-style wines. Here, you can enjoy wine tasting with your partner. The city is just an hour-and-a-half drive away, located 78.1 mi (125.7 km) away from Austin. Also worth the travel is Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, where hiking and camping adventures can be possible. A five-minute walk from the historic downtown is the modern Fredericksburg Inn and Suites. It has splendid rooms, two outdoor pools, and a hot tub where you can enjoy a relaxing soak with your beloved.


Fredericksburg Inn and Suites

Wifi Available

Address: 201 South Washington Street
Accommodates: 10

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms

4. Dallas (Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek) (from USD 1645)

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Dallas, a metropolis in northern Texas, is home to the celebrated Texas icon, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek. From its carpets to its intricate chandeliers, this beautifully restored historic mansion exudes glamor. Enjoy a romantic evening with your partner as you dine beside a fireplace at the on-site restaurant, The Mansion Restaurant. Located only 4.3 kilometers (2.7 miles) from the mansion is Meadows Museum, where some of the finest Spanish art pieces outside Spain are kept. You can encounter whale sharks and other marine life up close at The Dallas World Aquarium located near the hotel. This establishment is located 318 kilometers (197.7 miles) away from Austin.


Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

Wifi Available

Address: 2821 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Oak Lawn, Dallas (TX), United States, 75219
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna

5. Dripping Springs (from USD 149)

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Excellent wineries and distilleries, breathtaking scenery, classy restaurants, and big-city attractions make Dripping Springs a perfect romantic getaway. Head to the majestic Hamilton Pool Preserve, a geological masterpiece with stunning canyons, waterfalls, and turquoise waters. You can enjoy wine tasting at Bell Springs Winery or climb the limestone cliffs of Reimers Ranch Park, which is just a 25-minute drive from the city. If you are planning to stay here, you can check out the classy Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Dripping Springs. Located in the city, this modern hotel features hot tubs and a world-class fitness center. It is only 23.4 miles (37.7 kilometers) away from Austin.


Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Dripping Springs - Austin Area, an IHG Hotel

Address: 333 East Hwy 290
Accommodates: 6

Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Lift

6. El Paso, Texas (from USD 153)

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El Paso is a charming city located in the far western state of Texas, 576.6 mi (928 km) away from Austin. Enjoy a panoramic view of El Paso from the summit of The Franklin Mountains, where you and your partner can go mountain hiking. You can also enjoy a game of golf at Painted Dunes Desert Golf Course. Enjoy a romantic weekend jaunt at the classy Radisson Hotel El Paso Airport. Located off Interstate 10, the hotel also houses a restaurant that serves dishes with Southwestern flavors.


Radisson Hotel El Paso Airport

Wifi Available

Address: 1770 Airway Boulevard
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

7. Bandera (West 1077 Guest Ranch) (from USD 180)

“Cowboy Capital of the World” is a suitable appellation to Bandera, located 127.2 miles (204.7 kilometers) from Austin. West 1077 Guest Ranch is a bed and breakfast perfect for couples. Built on an old cattle ranch, the place is where Old West charm meets modern amenities. Enjoy the exclusivity of an inn where there are plenty of outdoor opportunities nearby. You can go hiking or mountain biking on scenic trails. Go horseback riding with your partner or appreciate the unique experience of cowboy shops. You can also head to 11th Street Cowboy Bar for beer and country music.


West 1077 Guest Ranch

Wifi Available

Address: 9061 Bandera Creek Road
Accommodates: 4

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Family rooms Games room Free parking

8. Big Bend Ranch State Park (from USD 420)

Big Bend National Park
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Located in the southwest part of Texas 522 mi (204.7 km) away from Austin, Big Bend Ranch State Park spans the Rio Grande, Brewster, and Presidio counties. This state park is intimidatingly big, covering the Chisos Mountains, Chisos Desert, and Santa Elena Canyon. It also has hiking trails for every level of ability. Enjoy a scenic drive to the ruins of Sam Nail Ranch. For a more challenging activity, you can climb the limestone cliffs of Rio Grande together with your partner.

The Local Chapter Big Bend Luxury Yurt 2 NEW
Terlingua, Texas, United States
92 reviews Superhost
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed - like a cloud
had a great stay the property is beautiful and the yurts are comfortable
Cleanliness:
the yurts are exactly as they appear on the photographs: clean neat stylish and well-appointed
Host:
host is terrific and responsive yurts are furnished in a lovely sensitive way outdoor fire pits rock
Location:
the property is located right between the two parks which is super convenient
this place is truly phenomenal
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9. Austin (Barton Springs Pool) (from USD 269)

Barton Springs Pool
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Immerse yourself in the captivating Barton Springs Pool located inside Zilker Metropolitan Park in Austin. This whopping 3-acre (1.2-hectare) pool is perfect for a romantic getaway. Enjoy an evening of jazz and country music at the beautiful Zilker Hillside Theater. Take an easy stroll at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, where romantic and monumental sculptures by Charles Umlauf are exhibited. You can relax in The Carpenter Hotel, which is conveniently located near Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum and is just a 14-minute drive away from Barton Springs.


The Carpenter Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 400 Josephine Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace

10. Fort Davis (Davis Mountains State Park) (from USD 110)

Fort Davis
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Davis Mountains State Park is a sprawling state park with nearly 100 campsites and scenic trails. You can watch the sun go down on Skyline Drive with your partner. You can also go stargazing at McDonald Observatory. Have fun exploring the 75-mile (120.7-kilometer) scenic loop drive that goes through the west of Limpia Canyon all the way to Madera Canyon. After an exhilarating day with nature, you can delight in the laid-back atmosphere of The Treehouse. The rooms come with a view of Davis Mountains, satellite TV, WiFi access, and a private deck.

"The Treehouse" -A Room, a View & a Private Deck
Fort Davis, Texas, United States
307 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cute room and a great patio deck with the best view of the west texas night sky
beautiful views with a great private deck cute and quaint room with homey touches
a beautiful room in a fantastic location the view of the sunrise from the private deck was amazing
the heated bathroom was so very nice
the bed was extremely comfortable and the little amenities were perfect for what we needed
Cleanliness:
very clean beautiful and magical
very clean and all was as presented
it was so clean and well decorated
we had a very comfortable night in this clean cute space
it was unreal we saw 3 shooting stars the room was very clean and comfortable
Host:
wonderful host and beautiful room
super friendly hosts and nice stay
jennifer is a gracious host
jennifer was a great host
jennifer was a great host
Location:
a really cute space near davis mountains state park
great place at a very unique location
jennifer’s place is a great listing if you’re staying near marfa and a unique place in the area
jennifer's property is in a beautiful valley in the mountains near davis mountains state park
i will absolutely come back and stay at the treehouse what a special place <3
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Experience the romantic allure of Texas

A uniquely marvelous experience awaits you in Lone Star State. Whether you like scenic parks, historic sites, trendy restaurants, or posh hotels, Texas has the perfect weekend joust for you. So pack your bags, and head to Texas for an exciting weekend getaway with your partner.

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