Top 10 Romantic Getaways In Houston, Texas

Photo of Mira Milla
9 February 2017

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

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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.

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

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.

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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

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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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