Plan a romantic trip to one of these unique hotels, inns and B&Bs to enjoy a relaxing weekend of great service, delicious food and natural surroundings. Popular weekend getaways from Austin, TX include Fredericksburg, Wimberley, San Antonio, New Braunfels and other beautiful towns.

1. Barons CreekSide - 1 hour 25 minutes from Austin

Barons CreekSide - 1 hour 25 minutes from Austin
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Imagine waking up hearing the soothing sound of a cool creek and opening the window to the rolling hills covered with wildflowers. That is what awaits you at the Barons CreekSide, one of the most romantic accommodations historic Fredericksburg, Texas has to offer. Located just a few minutes from the city’s Main Street and all its restaurants, bars and boutiques, Barons is the perfect base to explore Fredericksburg or visit nearby wineries.

If you are in town for a romantic weekend, stay at Barons and discover the property’s 26 acres of forested hills, have a picnic by the creek, fish in one of the ponds, stroll through the fields and look for deer or butterflies, or order an exclusive private couples massage. Barons can host 51 guests in accommodation that ranges from the cozy, romantic 1800 Barons Log Cabin with a rustic fireplace a lovely porch, to a two-room suite with its own kitchenette.

316 Goehmann Ln, Fredericksburg, TX 78624, 830-990-4048

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2. Flophouze Hotel

Flophouze Hotel
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The Flophouze Hotel features multiple 'Houzes', which are essentially old shipping containers that have been used in the past to carry all kinds of merchandise and goods all around the world. These containers have been thoroughly cleaned and totally renovated by the Flophouze Hotel team. On the outside, they look like simple metal boxes, but as soon as you step inside, you'll be blown away by the beauty and smart decoration of these incredible homes away from home.

Each 'Houze' is fitted out with recycled and sustainably-sourced materials, ensuring that they're all totally green and fully eco-friendly. For example, the wood you'll find on the interior of each Houze has been sourced from an upstate New York farm, while the windows that have been installed to add some natural light were taken from a school in Philadelphia that was set to be demolished. The various furnishings and decorative items are also sourced from various places around the United States, and each Houze is equipped with comfortable beds, running water, full bathrooms, equipped kitchens, and more. More info

1132 W. FM 1291, Round Top, TX 78954, 979-353-2627

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3. Hotel Flora and Fauna, Wimberley

Hotel Flora and Fauna, Wimberley
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Hotel Flora and Fauna in Texas Hill Country certainly knows how to set the scene for a perfect romantic getaway experience. On arrival, couples will find a bouquet of fresh flowers, a chilled bottle of bubbly and a box of premium chocolates in their guest room. The studio rooms all have deluxe king-size beds, indulgent linens and a kitchenette and dining area. The hotel rooms and suites are comfortably furnished and a little quirky – not your regular hotel room. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool with loungers and you can arrange to have massages and other spa treatments in the privacy of the suite.

Hotel Flora and Fauna, 400 River Road, Wimberley, TX 78676, 512-842-9110

4. Shopkeeper's Inn - 1 hour 25 minutes

Shopkeeper's Inn - 1 hour 25 minutes
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Located on the second floor of the Timeless Menagerie, a luxury high end gift shop that invites browsing, Shopkeeper’s Inn is a boutique B&B with five exquisitely decorated rooms that will envelop you in the romantic vintage furnishing and a sense of opulence and comfort. All five rooms are on the same floor and share two luxurious bathrooms. The Inn is located in the heart of the historic Fredericksburg, just a couple doors from the famous Hondo’s, a popular live music and literary venue and excellent restaurant.

Across the street is another great eatery, the steakhouse Crossroads, with a large saloon and great dance floor. If you would rather make your own meal, check the Thursday’s farmers market for fresh produce and local homemade goodies. The inn has a fully equipped kitchen. Your breakfast is being served at the nearby Java Ranch.

330 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624, 830-998-8487

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5. Creek Haven Inn - 45 minute

Creek Haven Inn - 45 minute
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Creek Haven Inn is a secluded romantic hideaway in the heart of Texas Hill Country. Nestled on the banks of the Cypress Creek, this beautiful waterfront lodge offers bed and breakfast options with cozy accommodations, delicious homemade cuisine, and gracious hospitality. Guest rooms are spacious and comfortably furnished with king-size beds, private bathrooms with Whirlpools baths, tub for two, or soaking tubs soaking tubs and gas and wood-burning fireplaces for the cooler months.

Ceiling fans and air-conditioning keep things cool in the summer and private decks or balconies boast lovely garden views. Other unique lodge amenities include a hot tub in the garden for guest use, private access to the Creek for swimming, outdoor fire pits for summer evenings under the stars and in-room massages. Scrumptious breakfasts are served every morning and the lodge is within walking distance to famous ‘Blue Hole’ – one of Texas’ top swimming holes and to the Village of Wimberley Square for shopping and dining.

400 Mill Race Lane, Wimberley TX 76876, 512-847-9344

6. The Crossroads Inn - One hour drive from Austin

The Crossroads Inn - One hour drive from Austin
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Wake up with the chirping of birds and the smell of gourmet breakfast after a wonderful deep sleep in your romantic, cozy room in The Crossroads Inn. Located in Johnson City, Texas, the inn is a perfect retreat from everything. Give yourself and your loved one a few days to recharge your batteries in this lovely oasis in the middle of the Texas Wine Country. You can spend the day exploring the 30 wineries on the Texas 290 Wine Trail, stroll through the charming little city of Johnson, or sit on the Inn’s porch with a book and a cup of good coffee.

If you feel adventurous, use the inn as your expedition base to Johnson City, the home of President Lyndon Johnson, the Texas White House, historic Fredericksburg, or take your camera and go hunting for the best bird photo ever in the inn’s beautiful garden.

625 Nugent Ave, Johnson City, TX 78636, 830-330-4955

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7. Brackenridge House - 1 hour 25 minutes

Brackenridge House - 1 hour 25 minutes
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Brackenridge House is an intimate and luxurious bed and breakfast in the King William Historic District of San Antonio. Located in a charming historic and peaceful tree lined residential street just two blocks from the River Walk, the beautiful guesthouse promises an unforgettable getaway. The Brackenridge features five guest rooms, three of which are luxury suites that have kitchenettes and spacious sitting areas. All guest rooms have private entrances and en-suite bathrooms with tiled walk-in showers and antique claw foot tubs and are decorated with antique regal Victorian furniture. Modern amenities include climate control, flat screen televisions, and free wireless Internet.

Guests are treated to a delicious three-course hot breakfast freshly prepared every morning and evenings are taken up with soaking in the outdoor hot tub or unwinding in the communal lounge. Brackenridge House is within walking distance of the Alamo and the Convention Center in the center of San Antonio.

230 Madison, King William Historic District, San Antonio, TX 78204, 210-271-3442

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8. Hotel Viata, Austin

Hotel Viata, Austin
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Austin residents are fortunate to have a wonderful romantic getaway destination right on their doorstep. Without even leaving the city, you can bring the romance back into your lives by checking into the Hotel Viata. As you step inside the Italianate lobby you will be transported to the elegance of a Duke’s palace. Here, in this little corner of Italy in Austin, you can shrug off your cares and prepare for an indulgent weekend getaway. You can dine on fine Italian cuisine on the Visconti Patio, laze around the pool with your favorite cocktail or head for the lake to enjoy some water sports.

Hotel Granduca, 720 S. Capital of Texas Highway, Austin, TX 78746, 542-306-6400

9. Rose Hill Retreat

Rose Hill Retreat
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Located on the beautiful 38 acres of wildflower-covered hills a short drive from Fredericksburg, Rose Hill Retreat was completed 1999. It offers unsurpassed luxury and comfort in beautifully traditionally decorated suites and cottages with all modern amenities.

All rooms have private baths, sitting areas, and many have private verandas.

One-bedroom cottages offer added privacy. A three-course breakfast in the formal dining room is included and the inn also offers four-course buffet dinner and wine tasting at the next door winery. A piano, library, and a full bar are also available, as well as bikes for guests who would like to explore the beautiful property or check the restaurants, museums and galleries of nearby Fredericksburg. More info

2614 Upper Albert Rd, Stonewall, TX 78671, 830-644-2247

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10. Gruene Mansion Inn

Gruene Mansion Inn
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Situated on the Guadalupe River in the center of the historic Gruene District, the Gruene Mansion Inn is a lovely Victorian bed and breakfast that captures the drama and historical flair of what was once the home of Henry D. Gruene. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a designated Texas Historic Landmark, the gorgeous old house is an ideal place to escape from the city for a weekend.

Staying true to form, accommodations at the Mansion Inn are converted century-old barns and homes that have been beautifully restored to offer comfortable abodes decorated with handmade furniture, antiques and fine fabrics, as well as private bathrooms with claw foot tubs and deep pedestal sinks. Nestled just below the Gruene Water Tower, the Gruene Mansion Inn enjoys easy access to many of the city’s attractions, including Gruene Hall, Gristmill, fine dining restaurants and the best night time entertainment.

1275 Gruene Rd. New Braunfels, TX 78130, 830-629-2641

11. Mt Gainor Inn

Mt Gainor Inn
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Mt. Gainor Inn is an authentic Texas farmhouse with cottage gardens and beautiful Texas Hill Country views. Located in the Mt Gainor Community, between Dripping Springs and Wimberley, Mt. Gainor Inn is a quiet retreat surrounded by acres of scenic and secluded hill top landscapes, promising a tranquil getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Housed in an early 20th-century German farmhouse, Mt Gainor Inn has retained its originality and charm with modern country décor and an elegant vintage ambiance.

Guest rooms are impeccably designed with casual elegance and modern amenities providing absolute the comfort and privacy, and a fresh, delicious full breakfast is served every morning. Rocking chairs, hammocks, and an outdoor tub provide perfect places for unwinding at the end of the day. Mt. Gainor Inn is ideally located for exploring the surrounding regions and attractions in Dripping Springs, Blanco and Johnson City. More info

2390 Prochnow Road, Dripping Springs, TX, 512-858-0982

12. Lamb's Rest Inn

Lamb's Rest Inn
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Overlooking the tranquil Guadalupe River less than a mile from the historic village of Gruene, the lovely Lamb's Rest Inn is an ideal base for exploring the Texas Hill Country or simply getting away from it for all for a few days. Surrounded by lush gardens and beautiful outdoor settings that epitomize relaxation and quiet respite, the Inn features six individually decorated suites furnished with antiques, king-sized beds with down comforters, fireplaces, and private bathrooms.

Modern amenities such as television and free wireless Internet add comfort to your stay, and you can enjoy a full gourmet breakfast in the sunny dining room every morning. Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and yummy chocolate chip cookies are available for guests throughout the day. In the evening, have a glass of wine on the shady porch. Lamb's Rest Inn is conveniently located between Austin and San Antonio in New Braunfels, which presents an array of activities, including wineries, lavender farms, kayaking and country western dancing.

1385 Edwards Blvd New Braunfels, TX 78132, 830-609-3932 / 888-609-3932

13. Crystal River Inn

Crystal River Inn
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Crystal River Inn is a romantic 1883 Victorian inn with beautiful gardens that captures the spirit of Texas’ Hill Country. Surrounded by magnificent gardens with fountains, roses, and ancient trees, the Inn features twelve well-appointed designer guest rooms with canopied beds, en-suite bathrooms, fireplaces, spacious sitting rooms and modern amenities.

Sumptuous homemade breakfasts are served in the sunny dining room or delivered to your door, and a well-stocked library offers plenty to read.

Sip margaritas and enjoy a game of bocce ball in the evenings. Crystal River Inn offers fun themed getaways, including spa packages, romantic escapes, and the ever-popular mystery weekends. There are a plethora of things to see and do in the area, including sunset picnics up on the Devil's Backbone, world-class shopping at Wimberley, wine tasting, horseback riding, and candlelight cave tours. More info

326 West Hopkins, San Marcos, TX 78666, 888-396-3739

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14. Lakeway Resort and Spa, Lakeway

Lakeway Resort and Spa, Lakeway
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Nestled lakeside in the heart of Texas Hill Country, Lakeway Resort and Spa overlook lovely Lake Travis, just 25 minutes from Austin. The resort is perfect for a romantic interlude, offering wonderful views, premium accommodation and a whole host of activities for active couples. You can spend some time on the near-by golf courses, enjoy water sports on the lake or take a wine tour. If you just need to relax you can books a treatment or two at the lake-view Spa or relax with a cocktail at the Adults-only outdoor pool. The resort also offers excellent dining at the T.R. Restaurant, Bar and Lounge. Their Roses and Romance package is the cherry on the top. More info

Lakeway Resort and Spa, 101 Lakeway Dr, Lakeway, TX 78734, 512-261-6600

15. Lucky Arrow Retreat, Dripping Springs

Lucky Arrow Retreat, Dripping Springs
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Providing a wonderfully romantic base camp for exploring the fascinating Texas Hill Country, the Lucky Arrow Retreat lies within easy reach of Austin. Couples can choose from 4 accommodation options, depending on their tastes and budgets. The Courtyard Cabins, Porch Houses and Breezeway Cabins all offer very comfortable lodgings with luxury touches like coffee makers, climate controls, plush robes and outdoor seating. A short walk provides direct access to the neighboring Bell Springs Winery where you can enjoy a tasting. The property also has an outdoor pool and a beer garden where you can relax after a busy day of exploring.

Lucky Arrow Retreat, 3600 Bell Springs Road, Dripping Springs, TX 78620, 512-400-4197

16. The Katy House

The Katy House
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The Katy House Bed and Breakfast is a graceful 1909 Italianate villa with an arched portico over the living room, featuring deep bay windows and elegant Georgian columns. The Katy House is located in the lovely old railroad town of Smithville, a favorite location for so many movies set in Central Texas. While retaining its original charm, the villa has been meticulously restored and modernized before it became a popular bed and breakfast. All rooms are furnished with original American antiques and memorabilia from the city’s railroad past.

Two of the the outside rooms welcome your furry friends. Staying at the Katy House Bed and Breakfast will give you opportunity to experience diverse outdoor activities this area is famous for: golfing, kayaking on Colorado River, long hikes through the Buescher State Park, or just a stroll through the city’s colorful Main Street with some great antique shops and sets of numerous movies that were filmed here.

201 Ramona St, Smithville, TX 78957, 512-237-4262

17. Pecan Street Inn

Pecan Street Inn
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Nestled under a grove of native pecan trees in Basrop, the Pecan Street Inn Bed and Breakfast is an elegant turn-of-the-century Victorian home that offers luxurious accommodations for romantic weekends. The beautifully appointed Inn features elaborate millwork, romantic fireplaces, tasteful antiques and old wavy glass windows indicative of the Victorian period.

Guest rooms provide cozy havens with king and queen-size beds and private bathrooms with baths or showers and a fully equipped country kitchen is available for guests' use. Victorian rockers, sofas, and swings on the big wrap-around porch are perfect for relaxing with a book, and an outdoor deck boasts a grill for al fresco dining in the summer months.

A signature gourmet breakfast can be enjoyed in the dining room or in the comfort of your room. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a designated City Landmark, the beautifully preserved guesthouse is ideally located a couple of blocks from historic downtown, the Colorado River and Riverwalk hike and bike trail.

1010 Pecan Street, Bastrop, TX 78602, 512-321-3315

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18. Eilan Hotel and Spa, San Antonio

Eilan Hotel and Spa, San Antonio
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Lofty marble pillars and fresh flowers greet you as you step inside the very impressive lobby of the Tuscan-style Eilan Hotel and Spa in San Antonio, in the foothills of Texas Hill Country. The lavish hotel and spa offers a huge resort-style outdoor swimming pool and an indoor junior-Olympic size lap pool, 2 tennis courts and a massive fitness center. The rooms are the last word in under-stated elegance and style featuring fine linens, a subdued color palette and luxury marble bathrooms. The Sustenio Restaurant serves dinner and the Mercato Café is great for coffee or snacks. All the fun attractions of San Antonia are right on your doorstep.

Eilan Hotel and Spa, 18603 La Cantera Terrace, San Antonio, TX 78256, 210-598-2900

19. Prow'd House

Prow'd House
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Prow’d House is a warm and welcoming family-run bed and breakfast in Wimberley that offers an ideal location for a weekend getaway. The Inn provides a choice of accommodation from comfortable guest suites in the main lodge to a private cottage with two rooms. Standard rooms feature queen-sized beds, private bathrooms with showers and hot tubs, mini-fridges and televisions, and sheltered patios have swinging chairs.

The main house has a communal living room with ornate cathedral ceiling, large windows, and stone fireplace where guests can relax and socialize and a sunny dining room offers the perfect spot to try the delicious home-cooked breakfast that is served each morning. Prow’d House is conveniently located within walking distance of Wimberley’s most popular attractions, such as Wimberley Shopping on the Square, the Corral Theater and Market Days at Lion’s Field.

304 Rocky Springs Rd. Wimberley, TX 78676, 512-847-1900

20. The Star House Bed & Breakfast

The Star House Bed & Breakfast
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Located on a hilltop overlooking the sloping tree-covered meadows of the Gateway to Texas’ Hill Country, The Star House Bed and Breakfast is the perfect spot for nature-lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Located ten miles north of Blanco, the Lavender Capital of Texas, The Star House offers a choice of accommodations, ranging from comfortable guest rooms to Vintage Airstream glamping trailers.

Elegantly eclectic guest rooms are spacious and bright with wooden floors, Art Deco-style en-suite bathrooms and private porches that overlook the garden. Modern amenities include flat-screen televisions, iPod docking stations, and wireless Internet. A scrumptious breakfast is delivered to your door each morning and complimentary snacks and drinks are available throughout the day. The Star House Bed and Breakfast is only a few miles from Wimberley, one of America's ‘10 best small towns’.

3230 Ranch Rd. 165, Dripping Springs TX 78620, 512-689-6950

21. Deer Run Bed & Breakfast

Deer Run Bed & Breakfast
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Nestled in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, Deer Run Bed & Breakfast is ideally located for a weekend break or a leisurely mid-week holiday. Tucked amongst live oak trees on four acres of beautiful countryside, Deer Run is a tranquil, secluded retreat. Two luxurious suites offer king and queen-sized beds, private bathrooms with showers and baths, spacious living rooms and kitchen essentials such as a microwave, mini-fridge, and Keurig coffee-maker.

A gourmet breakfast is served in the morning and the guesthouse is within walking distance of several excellent restaurants for dining. Local attractions include Pedernales Falls State Park, Hamilton Pool Reserve, and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

20 Long Creek Rd, Austin, TX 78737, 512-633-5595

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22. Equinox Inn at Canyon Lake

Equinox Inn at Canyon Lake
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Set on a hill overlooking Canyon Lake, Equinox Inn at Canyon Lake is a family-run inn close to the Canyon Lake Gorge. Well-appointed, individually decorated rooms in the main house and an adjacent cottage offer comfortable accommodations with private bathrooms, modern amenities, and open fireplaces. Some rooms have secluded balconies and/or outdoor hot tubs with lovely lake views, and there is free wireless Internet throughout the house.

A sumptuous multi-course breakfast is served each morning in the quiet dining room or out on the deck in the warmer months and there is a cozy library with a fireplace where guests can relax with a book and glass of wine in winter. The Inn is surrounded by pristine woodlands, which are home to wild deer and are perfect for walking and hiking.

717 Colleen Drive, Canyon Lake, TX 78133, 830-899-4800

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23. White Rock Creek

White Rock Creek
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Tucked in a lovely hidden valley, surrounded by lush forests, just a ten minutes’ drive from downtown Waco is the romantic Bed and Breakfast on White Rock Creek. This bed and breakfast offers you an opportunity to get away from the stress of daily life and completely relax and recharge. Take a walk between mature oaks and 100-old pecans along the peaceful White Rock Creek, relax on your balcony overlooking the swimming hole, or enjoy the flickering fire in the massive rustic fireplace in the Great Room.

All seven suites are exquisitely decorated in the classic style, luxurious and opulent, with all modern amenities. The breakfast is served at the common table in the Great Room, or you can arrange to have it brought to the room.

267 Ruby Dell Ln, Waco, TX 76705, 254-799-9783

24. Lake Travis Tree Lodge

Lake Travis Tree Lodge
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Nestled among the trees with stunning lake views, Lake Travis Tree Lodge is a quiet Hill Country sanctuary that offers a perfect retreat for couples looking for a romantic getaway. Situated just 25 minutes from downtown Austin, Lake Travis Tree Lodge offers two lovely guest suites with a private entrance, vaulted ceiling bedrooms with king-sized beds, en-suite bathrooms and modern amenities, including flat-screen televisions and iPod docking stations.

The house boasts a 50-foot deck that enjoys awe-inspiring panoramic views of the lake below, which is best enjoyed in the evening with a glass of wine. Begin the day with complimentary gourmet coffee and self-serve breakfast treats on the deck before heading out to explore the local attractions, such as Mansfield Dam Park, and the famous Lakeway and Falconhead golf courses.

3715 Highland Dr, Austin, TX 78734, 512-415-3033

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