5 Romantic Things To Do In Austin

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful reminder to show your significant other just how much you care about them.  Finding something fun and romantic to do does not have to be difficult. We did a little research and came up with 5 romantic things to do with your spouse or loved one this February 14th.

1. Romantic Horseback Ride

Grab some warm clothes and a blanket or two and go for a romantic horseback ride this valentine’s day.  Here is a local spot we found for you.
Texas Trail Rides
9606 F.M. 1826 Austin, TX 78737 (512) 697-9722
  • Ranch Trail Rides
  • Sunset and Romantic rides
  • Vineyard Rides
  • Kid Safe
  • Horse 101 Lessons
  • Un-mounted horse walkers available
For more information visit http://www.texastrailrides.com/index.php

2. Bike ride

Sometimes a fun, casual bike ride is all the soul needs to reconnect with that special someone. Check out the local spot we found that is perfect for a romantic bike ride in Austin.
Austin Bike Tours & Rentals

900 Red River St Austin, TX 78701 (512) 277-0609
  • Bike, Helmet, and Lock Rentals
  • Guided Tours
  • Home Deliver
For more information, visit their website at austinbiketoursandrentals.com

3. Picnic

A picnic is always a classic, romantic thing to do for valentine’s day. This year you could add a bit of a twist and do a late picnic and watch the sunset. Here is a great place in Austin to have a picnic.
Butler District Park
1000 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX 78701 

4. “Stay”-cation

Can’t get away for the whole weekend? Try a Stay-cation this year. Find a local hotel or resort and book it just for the two of you! Then, relax and get pampered! Instead of the flights you don’t need, get a couple’s massage! Here are a few local resorts that we researched that will make a great valentines get away for you and your spouse.
Travaasa Experiential Resorts


13500 Farm to Market Road 2769 Austin, TX 78726  (888) 275-7281
  • Beautiful views
  • Horseback riding, Zip lining, and other adventure activities (vary throughout the year)
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Cooking class
  • Exceptional dining experience
  • Room Service
For more information visit their website at http://travaasa.com/
Four Seasons Hotel


98 San Jacinto Blvd Austin, TX 78701 (512) 478-4500
  • Beautiful views
  • Spa
  • Fine Dining
  • Room Service
  • Pool and Gym
  • Nearby shopping, Cinemas, Site-seeing, and restaurants
For more information, visit their website at http://www.fourseasons.com/austin/
Hotel San José


1316 S Congress Ave Austin, TX 78704 (512) 852-2350
  • Handmade furniture
  • Specialized sheets, bathrobes and bath amenities
  • Pool
  • Café and restaurant
  • Nearby shopping, bars and restaurants
For more information, visit their website at http://www.sanjosehotel.com/    

5. Dining

Of course dinner is a must on Valentine’s Day. Have a great time with your spouse at one of these great spots.
The Carillon


(American Food)
1900 University Ave Austin, TX 78705 (512) 404-3655
  • Won multiple awards for food and service
  • Can book reservations online
  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • Exsquisite Dessert
  • Full Bar
For more information, visit their website at http://www.thecarillonrestaurant.com/ 
Chez Nous


(French Food)
510 Neches St Austin, TX 78701 (512) 473-2413
  • Very Romantic
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Dessert
  • Open since 1982 
For more information, visit http://cheznousaustin.com/


(Italian Food)
2307 Manor Rd Austin, TX 78722 (512) 814-8557
  • Family Owned Food Truck
  • Parked near Vortex Theater
  • Excellent Food
  • Fairly inexpensive
For more information, visit their website http://patrizis.com/

Happy Valentine’s Day from Bulwark! From our family to yours, we hope it is a day filled with lots of romance!

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