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Sweethearts in Austin Are the First to Get Their Very Own Guide to the Best Romantic Spots

Valentine's Day, Cupid and his helpers have hit the bullseye in Austin, Texas,

By Mathew KarnalPublished about a year ago 3 min read

That sounds like great news for couples in Austin! It's always helpful to have a guide to the best romantic spots in your city. A dedicated guide to romantic spots in Austin can help couples find unique and special places to spend time together, whether it's for a special occasion or just a regular date night.

Austin is known for its vibrant music scene, outdoor activities, and delicious food, so there's sure to be something for everyone in this guide. Some potential romantic spots in Austin could include:

Taking a stroll through Zilker Park and enjoying a picnic or paddle boat ride on the lake.

Catching a show at one of Austin's iconic music venues, such as the Continental Club or Antone's.

Enjoying a romantic dinner at one of Austin's many farm-to-table restaurants, such as Emmer & Rye or Barley Swine.

Going for a hike or bike ride on the Barton Creek Greenbelt.

Taking in the stunning views of Austin's skyline from the top of Mount Bonnell.

Having a guide to the best romantic spots in Austin can make planning a date night or special occasion much easier and more enjoyable. It's always great to have new ideas and inspiration for spending quality time with your significant other.

In addition to the activities and places mentioned above, the guide to romantic spots in Austin could also highlight other unique and memorable experiences. For example, couples could explore the city's many art galleries and museums, or take a cooking class together to learn how to make a new dish.

There are also plenty of hidden gems in Austin that are perfect for romantic outings. For example, the Hope Outdoor Gallery is a unique graffiti park where couples can take in colorful street art and enjoy the view of the city from the top of the hill. Or, couples could visit the Oasis on Lake Travis, a scenic restaurant with stunning views of the lake and beautiful sunsets.

Whether you're new to Austin or a long-time resident, a guide to the best romantic spots in the city can help you discover new places and experiences to share with your partner. Austin is a vibrant and exciting city with plenty to offer couples looking for a special date or a romantic night out, and a guide can help you make the most of it.

"Visitors to need only be guided by their mood of the moment, whether that means hiking the cliffs at sunset, sharing cocktails at a dark corner table, or touring any of Austin's outstanding museums," says Jake Williams, chief executive of "The only essential ingredient, of course, is that you have the one you love by your side."

While Austin is the first city to get its own amorous guidebook, the most romantic locales in cities throughout North America and beyond will soon be showcased. offers dozens of date ideas, from helicopter rides and luxury overnight getaways to free picnic spots, hiking trails, and little-known beaches.

Among the 600-plus listings, includes ten area scavenger hunts, 12 places to catch live music, 22 fine dining restaurants, 34 photogenic locations, seven spas, and 71 spaces to wed or renew wedding vows.

Williams says that the anonymous idealist behind has been nurturing love and romance for decades. She is the same woman responsible for launching Chapel Dulcinea — the world's first free wedding chapel — in 2005. Situated cliffside on the edge of an ancient walking trail overlooking the Texas Hill Country, the chapel hosts 1,100 ceremonies annually.

Listings on are free and selected for inclusion solely by the editorial staff of

RomanticSpotsinAustin does offer those venues that have been chosen the opportunity to upgrade their free listing and showcase their offerings.


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