Top 10 Romantic Getaways In Houston, Texas

Top 10 Romantic Getaways In Houston, Texas
Sometimes your schedule can get a little overwhelming in the hustle and bustle of the big city, but you don’t have to book a trip far away to bring romance back into the picture. From wine tasting to viewing the city from up above, here are ten romantic getaways in Houston for you and your significant other.

Houston Arboretum And Nature Center

Located in Memorial Park, just four miles from Downtown Houston, the Houston Arboretum has over five miles of nature trails for you and your special someone to enjoy. The Nature Center includes a Discovery Room with interactive exhibits where you can learn about the wildlife found in the center. The arboretum is the perfect escape from big buildings and traffic. Here you will get lost in the sights of hummingbirds, butterflies, and gardens that are so beautiful, you and your partner will feel like you’ve escaped into your own personal paradise.

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX, USA +1 713 681 8433

Houstonian Hotel

Nothing says ‘romantic getaway’ quite like a spa day. With 21 treatment rooms, including 12 rooms for body treatments, seven facial rooms, and a couples’ room, the Houstonian Hotel has something for both of you to enjoy. The spa has a lounge with a fireplace and an indoor float pool; it’s relaxation at its finest.
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FantaSea Dinner Cruises

Instead of driving downtown for dinner and looking for parking, why not cruise along the gulf and enjoy a Texas sunset. FantaSea Dinner Cruises offers this wonderful experience and includes a delicious meal. Choose from several themed dinner cruises. Regardless of which one you decide on, there will be beautiful views, a gourmet meal, and great memories.

FantaSea Dinner Cruises, 8 Kemah Rail Rd, Kemah, TX, USA +1

Air Texas Balloon Adventures

There’s just something about being up in the air, just you and your loved one, that’s serene and romantic. Air Texas Balloon Adventures offers you and your love the opportunity to see the sunrise while floating above Houston for about an hour. Afterward, have a champagne celebration in honor of your flight.

Air Texas Balloon Adventures, 1029 TX-6, Houston, TX, USA +1

The Showboat Drive-in Theater

Movie nights, whether at the cinema or in the comfort of your own home, have always been a romantic date. Change things up by going a little old school and see a flick at the Showboat Drive-in Theater: ‘It’s not just a movie… it’s an experience!’ Snacks and popcorn can be purchased at the snack bar.

The Showboat Drive-in Theater, 22422 FM 2920 Rd, Hockley, TX, USA +1

Kemah Boardwalk

Whether you’re into the thrills of an amusement park, you want to see underwater creatures at the aquarium, or you want to dine at one of the waterfront restaurants, the Kemah Boardwalk has a variety of things for you to choose from. And it’s located just 20 miles from Downtown Houston.

Kemah Boardwalk, 215 Kipp Ave, Kemah, TX, USA +1 877 285 3624

James Turrell Twilight Epiphany Skyspace

Have a romantic night by the James Turrell Twilight Epiphany Skyspace, a one-of-a-kind escape within the city. The LED light structure projects light sequences just before sunrise and at sunset. Definitely a sight to see.

©Adam Baker/Flickr ©Adam Baker/Flickr

Wine Tasting at Haak Vineyard

Located 25 miles from Houston, Haak Vineyard is the only commercial vineyard in Galveston County. Attend a tasting or take a tour of Haak with your special someone; it’s bound to be a romantic experience you will always remember.

Haak Vineyard, 6310 Avenue T, Santa Fe, TX, USA +1

Houston Downtown Aquarium

Downtown Aquarium, Bagby Street
Downtown Aquarium, Bagby Street | ©mr_t_77/Flickr
Experience the underwater world together. With plenty of exhibits (like the Stingray Reef) and a restaurant where you’re seated around a 150,000-gallon aquarium filled with a variety of fish, the Houston Downtown Aquarium is the perfect escape.
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