One of the best ways for couples to bond is for them to get away from the hustle and bustle of their daily lives and have a change of scenery.
Romantic getaways really bring you closer together, while also providing a chance for them to have an adventure.
A great place to go for these romantic getaways is actually Texas. Because The Lone Star State is so big, there’s such a huge variety of things couples can do to pass the time and enjoy each other’s company.
So if you’re considering going on a romantic vacation with your partner but don’t know where to start, keep reading to find out about the best romantic getaways found in Texas!
If you and your partner are thrill seekers, then Wimberly is the place for you!
One of the biggest attractions at Wimberley is their zipline, which has 10 different lines you can choose from, ranging between 150-900 feet and many of the lines are around 100 feet high.
If you both love to swim, you can go to the Blue Hole Regional Park and take a dip in the Blue Hole pool.
This is a popular choice of location during the hotter, summer months and is perfect for people who love physical activity.
Blue Hole is surrounded by beautiful Cypress trees, providing romantic energy and a setting for any couples who want to make lasting memories.
Another great place you can go if you and your partner love physical exercise is Baldy Mountain/Lookout Mountain.
This mountain is actually a bit of a secret, there are no signs pointing it out and visitors usually have to ask the locals for directions to the mountain.
If you and your partner both love adventure, this is a perfect experience for you and the view alone will make the trip worth it!
Located in the Texas Hill Country and around 80 miles west of Austin, Fredericksburg is a great place for wine enthusiasts.
Within this city and the surrounding county, you can find more than 50 wineries, so you won’t have to worry about not finding one to suit your needs.
There are lots of different wine experiences you can go for, from wine tasting rooms to guided wine tours, you’ll be spoilt for choice and if you do go for one of the guided tours, you won’t have to worry about driving yourself, which means you can enjoy the wine without any stress of who’s driving.
You will find a huge variety of wines in Fredericksburg such as merlot, tempranillo, viognier, rosés, and many, many more!
There are many wineries and vineyards you can get to by either driving or taking shuttlebuses. Some of the most popular choices are William Chris Vineyards, Fat Ass Ranch & Winery, and Grape Creek Vineyards.
There is also no shortage of hotels and inns, so when you’ve had your fill of wine, you won’t have a problem finding beautiful accommodation to settle down in.
One of the popular places you can try is the Swiss Log Cabins at BaronCreek. It is catered to adults only and has beautiful fireplaces and Jacuzzis, big enough for two people to cozy up in.
BlissWood Bed And Breakfast Ranch: Cat Spring
BlissWood is the perfect getaway for couples who really want their one-on-one time with each other uninterrupted.
You can find BlissWood on the 500-acre Lehmann Legacy Ranch, which is around 65 miles west of Hudson.
BlissWood offers you a private home or cabin for the duration of your stay. Each cabin/house is unique in its own way, with its own features.
If you want a private fire pit, a fully stocked kitchen to cook, and a hot tub, you can rent The Sunset Pond Cabin.
This cabin also has a private fishing pod which is 100% free for you to use if you rent this cabin.
If you want a cozy cabin with a jetted tub, an electric fire pit, and an outdoor hot tub, the Mystic Woods Cabin will satisfy these needs.
Doing a bit of research before you go will ensure you and your partner have the best cabin experience, based on your own preferences.
If you’re an outdoorsy couple, the ranch also offers an array of experiences such as fishing, knife throwing, and archery.
There is also the option for you and your partner to go horse riding, as they have horses on the ranch.
But if you just want a quiet getaway together, you can just enjoy the beautiful scenery that surrounds the ranch.
Sage Hill Inn & Spa: Kyle
The Sage Hill Inn & Spa is found within Onion Creek in Kyle and it’s the perfect getaway for those who want to see beautiful sights, but also want a bit more of a hotel experience rather than a cabin experience.
Lots of people who vacation at the Sage Hill & Inn Spa say that it is the perfect place to experience romantic and beautiful sunsets, all from the comfort of their own rooms!
If you both want a chance to relax and get pampered, the onsight spa offers hot stone massages, as well as Swedish massage, facials, and body wraps and scrubs.
You can get single spa treatments or you can combine your spa day and get one of the double rooms so you can be pampered together.
When it comes to food, the Sage Hill Inn & Spa has lots to offer. As well as a daily continental breakfast you also get a three-course dinner every night of your stay.
The ingredients are sourced from the Inn’s own vegetable garden and anything they don’t get from their garden, they aim to get from local businesses as much as possible.
You’ll be able to enjoy your food knowing it’s all sourced locally and it’s all fresh! They also serve a variety of coffee, wines, and beers that are also sourced from local Texas businesses.
Dripping Springs is a popular choice for romantic getaways. If you and your partner love natural beauty and being in nature, this is the place for you.
One of the most popular sites in Dripping Springs is Hamilton Pool. It is a beautiful 50-foot waterfall that flows into a gorgeous turquoise pool below.
It is ideal for picnics and scenic walks. If you’re considering proposing, it is also an ideal location for that!
Along with its lush vegetation and beautiful scenery, Dripping Springs is also home to a lot of Wineries, Vineyards, and Distilleries.
So if that’s something you fancy, you’ll have a vast choice of places to visit.
Dripping Springs is also known for its olive oil, with a popular activity being a tour of the local orchards, where you can sample both olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
Dripping Springs is also a popular wedding destination. It offers a number of wedding locations such as barn weddings and winery weddings.
If you’re not ready to tie the knot just yet though or you’re already married, this is still an ideal location just to spend romantic time with your partner!
Within the town, finding somewhere to stay can be a bit more limited than some of the other options on this list, but if you go outside of the town’s downtown area, you’ll find a variety of rentals, inns, and B&Bs.
There are even some places, such as Lucky Arrow Retreat, that offer cabins, and two-person yurts.
Corpus Christi & Surrounding Areas
If you’re looking for a beach getaway, then Corpus Christi could be the right choice for you and your partner. You may have to travel just a bit outside of Corpus Christi to get to these places, but the travel is worth it!
Padre Island National Seashore is one of the places near Corpus Christi. It is the perfect place to have a quiet and beautiful beach day or weekend.
You can sunbathe on the beach and also get some bird watching in. If you go in the summer, you could be lucky enough to see the release of turtle hatchlings on Malaquite Beach.
Other beaches that are popular locations are North Beach or McGee Beach.
At North Beach, you can find the Texas State Aquarium and the USS Lexington, so if you want a little break from the beach, these two places can keep you and your partner preoccupied.
McGee Beach is also a good place to check out if you and your partner enjoy fishing.
When you need a break from the beach here, you can visit the city’s fun attractions, such as the Selena Museum, or if you like something spooky, you can check out one of the guided ghost tours!
There is no shortage of things you can do and places you can visit within Texas when you and your partner are looking for a romantic getaway.
From beautiful scenic views to guided wine tours, there’s something for every type of couple within the Texas borders.
You and your partner know what you like best, and hopefully, this article has helped guide you in the right direction as you plan out your romantic getaway in Texas!
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