As the capital of Texas, Austin is a bustling metropolis with plenty to offer visitors and residents alike. But if you’re looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle or simply want to enjoy some quality time with your loved one, then look no further than these ten romantic things to do in Austin.
Catch a romantic movie at the Alamo Drafthouse – One of downtown Austin’s favorite movie theatres, known for unique features like themed menus, food and drinks served to your seat and special events.
If you’re looking for a fun and affordable way to spend an afternoon or evening with your sweetheart, look no further than the Austin Aquarium! We offer a great deal, so make sure to take advantage of all that the aquarium has to offer.
Take a scenic drive out to Hamilton Pool Preserve – Located about 30 minutes west of Austin, this lush pool is surrounded by dramatic cliffs.
Visit the beautiful Blanton Museum of Art – This museum in the heart of UT has art spanning many genres from ancient times through today’s modern-day creations.
Spend an afternoon strolling through Zilker Park’s botanical gardens– A beautiful and popular park on the south side of Austin with a large botanical garden that features a Japanese garden, rose garden, herb garden, and more.
Go for a hike in the hills of Austin’s Greenbelt – There are many great hikes to choose from in this massive park system surrounding Austin.
Take a romantic boat ride on Lady Bird Lake – Probably the most popular way to enjoy Austin’s downtown skyline is from on the water, and what could be more romantic than a boat ride?
Sample some of Austin’s finest craft beers at one of the city’s many breweries – With Austin’s dinner exploding beer scene, there’s no shortage of great places to go for a brew with your sweetie.
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No matter what you choose to do, we guarantee that you and your boo one will have a romantic time in Austin.