San Antonio, Texas
Enjoy a romantic weekend getaway surrounded by the beauty of the Riverwalk in San Antonio. Reserve a room at Hotel Valencia, a modish hotel with comfortable amenities located right on the Riverwalk. Have a romantic lunch or dinner at their highly applauded restaurant Citrus. Linger over such menu items as Lemon and Orange Roasted Chicken, Chilean Sea Bass, Seared New York Angus Strip, Warm Beignets, or Chocolate Soup. Hold hands while wandering up and down the scenic Riverwalk. If it is the right time of season, you might want to add a little adventure to your romantic weekend getaway with a day trip to SeaWorld or Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Do a little shopping in the historic Market Square, celebrating Mexican culture. And, consider attending a concert or performance at the magnificent Majestic Theater or Empire Theater. Hotel Valencia is located 150 East Houston Street, San Antonio, Texas. For reservations call 210-227-9700. Ask for the Hopeless Romantic Package which includes chilled champagne, chocolates, strawberries, dinner at Citrus, breakfast in bed, complimentary valet parking, rose petal turndown, and lavish accommodations.
During a romantic getaway to Austin, stay at the cozy San Jose Hotel. Hideaway in one of their urban rooms. Relax together in their charming courtyard. Take a dip in their pool. Enjoy a glass of wine or a cold beer in their courtyard lounge. Maybe catch a live band play and a movie to follow outdoors in their parking lot on Thursdays nights. Add to the romantic mood by checking out a few of their jazz CDs available to guests. Capture your weekend with their Polaroid camera for borrow. Or compose a love letter on their old fashioned Remington typewriter. Step right outside the hotel and enjoy the eclectic shops located along South Congress. Get a cup of coffee at Jo’s and do a little people watching. Have a romantic dinner at the snug Congress Café. Rent a bike and ride down to Town Lake. Maybe watch the bats fly at night from Congress bridge. And then head over to Sandy’s for a frozen custard cone and just enjoy the night and each other’s company. San Jose Hotel is located at 1316 South Congress, Austin, Texas. Prices start at $90. For reservations call 800-574-8897.
Fredericksburg is a cute little town to visit during a romantic weekend getaway. There are hundreds of bed and breakfasts located around Fredericksburg; one that you might find especially romantic is Rose Hill Manor. It is a plantation style home with cozy rooms and gorgeous surroundings. While in Fredericksburg spend a relaxing day together touring the various wineries around the area. And if you do not want to do the driving yourself, Texas Wine Tours will do the driving; taking you to see at least three wineries. Spend some time together browsing the many local shops or visiting some of the galleries. Maybe grab lunch at an authentic German restaurant. Afterwards, you might want to visit the Day Spa at Fredericksburg Herb Farm if you and your mate are in the mood for a massage. Or maybe take a drive out to Enchanted Rock Natural State Area and go for a hike. And, if your mate likes flowers, be sure to stop by Wildseed Farms where you can make your own bouquets for him or her. For dinner, head back to Rose Hill Manor and enjoy a quiet romantic dinner in the intimate and elegant atmosphere of Austin’s – The Restaurant at Rose Hill Manor where you can indulge in a five course prix fixe dinner that tastes delicious. Rose Hill Manor is located at 2614 Upper Albert Road, Stonewall, Texas. Prices start at $145. For reservations call 1-877-ROSEHIL.