Make a quick weekend escape to one of these spots for a Valentine’s celebration that’s over the top.
Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park and Resort
16942 Ranch Rd 2341
Burnet, TX 78611
Price: $299 sweetheart package; $149 regular room rates
Surrounded by nature, wildlife and lakes, Canyon of the Eagles makes a perfect place to get romantic with your valentine. With 940-acres of Hill Country beauty, resting on the banks of Lake Buchanan and the Colorado River, you’ll have plenty of space to hike, fish and canoe. Enjoy a 4-course dinner menu featuring a choice of lobster, beef tenderloin, tuna, or duck in the resort’s restaurant that offers sweeping views of the area. Book a regular room or take advantage of the sweetheart package that includes a private cabin, chocolate covered strawberries, 2 glasses of champagne, wine or cocktails, plus dinner and breakfast.
6062 Highway 16 South
Graham, TX 76450
Price: $599 western romance package (2-nights)
Enjoy rolling hills and breathtaking scenery just 90 miles from the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Cabins are all uniquely decorated and come with mini-bars, electric fireplaces, huge comfortable beds and a porch complete with sweeping valley views. The ranch offers a host of activities ranging from canoeing and horseback riding to swimming and fishing. The special romance package includes two nights in a cabin-suite, Texas wine upon arrival, a $50 credit to the Steakhouse restaurant and breakfast. Additionally a 90-minute horseback ride and 15% off any spa treatment is included in this package.
Rough Creek Lodge
5165 County Rd 2013
Glen Rose, TX 76043
Price: $ 375-Friday (each adult all-inclusive); $350-Saturday night; free-child
Rough Creek Lodge is a luxurious resort tucked away in the beautiful Glen Rose countryside. What’s great about this resort is that all of the activities, and there are plenty, plus all of the meals, which are fantastic—are included in the price of a stay. When it comes to activities, there is everything from a climbing wall and zip-lining to petting zoos and hay rides. Other activities included in the price range from biking, hiking and golf to fishing, paddle boating and canoeing. For an extra charge you can go horseback riding, paintball, ATV riding, skeet shooting, hunting and more. The resort also provides outdoor and indoor game areas, playgrounds, swimming, campfires with s’mores and afternoon snacks.