Valentine’s Day is here once again! Instead of racing around town looking for flowers or making dinner reservations hours before your date, we recommend that you plan ahead. The Lone Star State is jam packed with different restaurants, bars, parks and museums that are sure to impress your date. To help you make this Valentine’s Day the best yet, we’re sharing our top 10 best date night spots in Texas!
Mount Bonnell: Pack a picnic basket filled with goodies and take stroll through Mount Bonnell, the highest point in Austin. Enjoy the stunning view of Lake Austin and its surrounding areas.
South Congress: South Congress is a few short miles away from the Capitol and is packed with eclectic stores, restaurants and live music. Whether it’s a first date or your fifth, this Austin gem is sure to provide lots of entertainment.
Blanton Museum of Art: If you’re looking for an indoor activity, the Blanton Museum of Art is the perfect space! Located at The University of Texas, there are always new exhibits and events to check out.
Emporium Pies: Who says you can’t have dessert before dinner? Emporium Pies is located in the Bishop Arts District and is considered to be one of the most unique neighborhoods in Dallas. Housed in a cute, little cottage, you’re sure to find the best pies in town here!
Reunion Tower: Blow your date away with dinner and a view! Locals and tourists love Reunion Tower for the beautiful view and its two eateries, Cloud Nine Cafe and Five Sixty. If you’re up for an adventure, spend the night at The Hyatt Hotel, located within the tower.
13 Celsius: Located in the heart of Downtown Houston, 13 Celsius is a European Wine Bar and Cafe. Their extensive wine collection is a dream come true for any enthusiast and their s’mores bar is the definition of sweet love.
Lake Houston Wilderness Park: Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and spend the night at this gorgeous park! With almost 5,000 acres of trees, trails and cabins, this park is perfect for an afternoon outing and evening stargazing.
Houston Museum District: The Houston Museum District is the heart of Houston and consists of 19 museums. No matter your interests, you’re sure to find exhibits that inspire you.
San Antonio Botanical Garden: Looking for an alternative to date night? Try a daytime activity! Be amazed by the different varieties of flowers and other plants that live in the botanical garden. Don’t forget to take a walk through the garden’s Texas Native Trail!
The River Walk: Everyone’s heard of the famous River Walk, and it definitely lives up to the hype! Filled with an abundance of hotels, restaurants and attractions, you’ll never get bored! We recommend taking a ride down the river on one of the many boat tours.
No matter where you are in Texas, you’re sure to find a restaurant or attraction that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day! Don’t see your favorite date night spot on the list? Let us know what your most-liked date night place is on Twitter using the hashtag #VaultApproved.
Feature Photo By: W. S. Bellows