Romantic Weekend Getaways Around DFW

Romantic Weekend Getaways Around DFW

by Michael Evans

Travelers passing through the Dallas/Fort Worth area in Texas can enjoy a wide variety of attractions and activities. The area features such cultural attractions as the Dallas Museum of Art and the Fort Worth Symphony. Outdoor activities include golf at a variety of area golf courses and high-adrenaline fun at the Six Flags amusement park. For locals and visitors looking for a romantic weekend getaway, the area provides a variety of choices, all within a short drive of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Garden Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn

The Garden Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn in Grapevine, Texas, just 7 miles from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, offers accommodations and special packages for romantic getaways. The inn, located one block from the Main Street historic district in downtown Grapevine, provides a convenient location for area attractions and activities, including golf, wine tastings and fine-dining venues. The inn features 9-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, an antique gazebo and a rose garden for weddings and special events. The four guest rooms include ceiling fans, flat-screen TVs, queen-sized beds and Wi-Fi Internet service. Guests can choose between a variety of romance packages that include cruises on Lake Grapevine, as well as spa packages featuring aromatherapy massage services for couples. Garden Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn 205 E. College St. Grapevine, TX 76051 817-424-9177 gardenmanorbandb.com

The Fairmont Dallas

The Fairmont Dallas, located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, 20 miles from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, offers a Sweetheart Special Package, specially designed for romantic getaways. The package includes strawberries and champagne, breakfast in bed and nightly turn-down with rose petals. Rooms at the Fairmont Dallas include high-definition TVs, Wi-Fi Internet service and MP3 audio stations. Guests can dine at the on-site Pyramid Restaurant & Bar, which serves a variety of dishes, including sweet corn chowder, cured smoked salmon, seared sea scallops and Gorgonzola and pear ravioli. The Fairmont features in-room spa and beauty treatments, offered by James Garner Beauty. The Fairmont Dallas 1717 N.h Akard St. Dallas, TX 75201 214-720-2020 fairmont.com/dallas/HotelPackages/Celebration/SweetheartSpecial.htm

Grand Hyatt DFW

Located less than 1 mile from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, the rooms at the Grand Hyatt DFW feature iPod audio equipment, on-demand movies, bathrobes, soaking tubs, Wi-Fi Internet service and 32-inch flat-screen TVs. The Hyatt's Grand Romance Package includes accommodations, strawberries with chocolate, sparkling wine and breakfast in bed. Guests can enjoy a massage, manicure, facial or body treatment at the on-site skySPA or keep fit at the in-house gym, StayFit. Outdoor activities in the area include golf at the Cowboys Golf Club or Bear Creek Golf Club and amusement park adventure at Six Flags. The hotel provides a convenient location for visiting area attractions such as the Dallas Symphony, Kimbell Art Museum and the Fort Worth Symphony. Grand Hyatt DFW 2337 S. International Pkwy. P.O. Box 619045 DFW Airport, TX 75261 972-973-1234 granddfw.hyatt.com

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