It’s the season of magic and mistletoe. We simply can’t resist the romance this time of year. From cozying up by the fire to taking a stroll through the crisp night air, there’s so many romantic places in Dallas this winter season. Take a look at some of the most romantic activities you and your significant other can enjoy.
If you’re really looking to impress your SO this holiday season, why not take them to the most magical event around? Featuring the largest light maze in the world and the tallest Christmas tree in Texas, Enchant is the place to live out your Christmas fantasies. Who can resist a kiss under the mistletoe when you’re surrounded by this much magic?
Prices: Tickets start at $29.95 for adults. Get tickets.
2. Gondola Rides
When you think of Romance, you think of Venice. If flights to the Italian city are a bit big to fit under your tree this year,, look no further than our very own Mandalay Canal. Cuddle up to that special person on a gondola ride through Irving’s iconic canal or on Lake Carolyn. Couples are encouraged to kiss under every bridge along to the sound of gondoliers singing and playing romantic music. There’s also the option to snuggle up with some hot chocolate for those colder days.
Prices: A classic gondola ride for two costs $140. Get tickets.
3. Trinity Forest Adventure Park
Just minutes from downtown Dallas you’ll find Trinity Forest Adventure Park. If you’re looking for a little more thrill in your relationship, this is the place for you.Trinity has over twenty zip-lines, six aerial obstacle courses as well as rock climbing and pedal boats for your inner daredevil. You’ll get to spend a lot of time in the trees with your SO too, since tickets are valid for three hours on a ‘set your own pace’ idea. Looking to make an impression on a first date? This could be just the thing you need.
Prices: General admission starts at $49.95 per adult. Get tickets.
4. Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Dallas couples can’t miss the Dallas Arboretum. This enchanting oasis is one of the most visited botanical gardens in the country. A homage to the beauty of nature with 66 acres of endless flowers, trees, and horticultural goodness, you’re bound to lose yourself in the intoxicating aroma. Take a walk with your partner through the trees on your way to high tea or lunch at the historic DeGolyer House restaurant to truly round off your trip. Be warned: this famous restaurant fills up fast, so call ahead to reserve a table.
Prices: General admission into the arboretum is $15.00 per adult. Book online.
5. Reunion Tower
Reunion Tower is one of the most recognizable landmarks in Dallas. It’s also home to many a proposal during the year. Towering 561ft over the heart of downtown, the observation deck has incredible views of the entire city. Planning a romantic evening out? Take your date to the top of the tower and splurge on dinner at Wolfgang Puck’s revolving restaurant, Five Sixty. If you’re just looking for coffee and conversation, Cloud 9 Cafe in the observation deck will more than satisfy your inner raconteur.
Prices: General admission is $17. You can a day and night visit for only $22 per person so you can see the city in all its glory! Book online.