Romantic Getaways in Austin, Texas

by Biju Sukumaran

About Biju Sukumaran

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Biju Sukumaran graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in philosophy and religious studies. He has been published in "Agora," Texas A&M's journal for humanities and has written freelance Web content for a year, writing everything from travel articles for hotels to fire safety articles. He has taught philosophy, ethics, social science, religious studies, and English conversation and writing classes.

Romantic Getaways in Austin, Texas

The city of Austin, situated in central Texas, is not only famous for being the capital of the state, but showcases a unique culture that is perfect for couples. The countryside around the city is green and hilly, unique for Texas cities and perfect for tours and walks. Three lakes are interspersed throughout the city--Lake Austin, Ladybird Lake (formerly Town Lake) and Lake Travis, which contribute to the picturesque beauty of the area. The quirky shops filled with Texas memorabilia and the musicians that make the city known as the music Capital of the World offset the natural beauty of Austin, filling the town with many ideas for the perfect date.

Lost Parrot Cabins on Lake Travis

Lost Parrot cabins, located in the Hill Country surrounding Lake Travis, offers a scenic retreat away from the bustle of the city. The cabins features Mexican artwork, unique decorations, as well as live music and beautiful sunrises. Other amenities include massages, free WiFi and a hillside swimming pool. Lost Parrot Cabins 15116 Storm Drive Austin, Texas 78734 512-266-8916 lostparrotcabins.com

San Jose Hotel

The San Jose Hotel is a romantic experience right in the heart of the quirky South Congress district close to downtown Austin. The hotel offers bungalow-style rooms and gardens, but is close to many unique shops that make the area famous. On the first Thursday of every month, the area puts on its First Thursday event, a street festival filled with tents of hand-made designs by local artists, while the restaurants showcase local musicians. San Jose Hotel 1316 South Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78704, United States 512-852-2350 sanjosehotel.com

Bluebonnet Austin Hill Country Wine Tours

Offering full or half-day tours, Bluebonnet Wine Tours offer the perfect daytrip into the wineries of Austin. Couples learn about wine-making, sample the wines, and enjoy the scenery all while being chauffeured in style. Date possibilities include tours from the North Hill Country, South Hill Country, and wineries in cities close by including Luckenback, historic Gruene, Spicewood, Driftwood and Comal Creek. Bluebonnet Wine Tours have been offering tours for eight years and all their drivers have been professionally trained to answer any questions about the wineries of the area. Bluebonnet Wine Tours 512-420-0200 bluebonnetwinetours.com

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