Texas Hill Country Honeymoon GetawaysMay 9, 2016 by The Marquardt Ranch
Once your perfect wedding day is behind you, you’ll want to bask in a romantic getaway with the one you love. After all, isn’t that why you had a wedding? Planning your honeymoon should be a stress reliever after choosing hors dourves, bridesmaids dresses, and reception favors.
Especially in the spring, but anytime of the year, the Texas Hill Country beckons with beautiful wildflowers, stunning sunsets, and intimate accommodations. If you’re looking for a little place to snuggle up and forget the world for a few days, look no further than these delightful spots.
Nestled in the heart of Texas Wine Country, Fredericksburg has become a destination for romance with its quaint downtown, vibrant arts and music scene, and fabulous accommodations. You can stay in a bed and breakfast, take a horse drawn carriage ride under the stars, bike around the town, or climb Enchanted Rock for an enchanting view. Fredericksburg is here to help you celebrate with wine tastings, fine dining, and plenty to explore.
For luxurious accommodations and easy access to a local winery, consider having your three-course breakfast at Rose Hill Manor. For one of the finest stays around, with a cozy fireplace and fresh-baked pastries, try the Magnolia House Bed & Breakfast. Offering romantic dinners for two, served al fresco on the front porch of your private cabin, Barons Creekside won’t disappoint, with gorgeous vistas and privacy. Rustic and romantic, the Cotton Gin Village provides a stocked kitchen, complete with s’mores fixins, as well as Jacuzzi tubs for soaking your cares away.
For a walk through history along the banks of the Cypress and Blanco rivers, settle in at Wimberly. This little town has grown in recent years and boasts great shopping, fine dining, and the famous Market Days that attract visitors from all over Texas. Take in a movie at the outdoor theater or a live show at one of their local venues. Hiking and swimming are available for the nature lovers, and a stroll through the historic district hand-in-hand sets up an unforgettable honeymoon.
Listed to the Top Ten Romantic Settings by the Dallas Morning News, a luxurious stay is sure to be found at the Blair House Inn. This beautiful location offers a spa, cooking lessons, and a gourmet five-course dinner. The cottage setting of the Creek Haven Inn will invite you to kick back and relax. For the ultimate secluded getaway, consider Hills of Romance, which features two cabins complete with private pools and Jacuzzis as well as on-site activities such as zip-lining.
For the urban couple, Austin never disappoints. From its live music scene to its burgeoning restaurant presence, Austin’s creativity beckons. Filled with galleries, artists, and a variety of accommodations, you’re sure to find a honeymoon package to suit your personality.
For a rustic getaway that’s still close to the urban setting, the Sage Hill Inn is only a short drive from Austin and features private cottages and fabulous dining. The resident chef will create a 3-course meal each night of your stay, locally sourced from the property. At the Hotel St. Cecilia, in downtown Austin, you can stay close to all the action in a bungalow designed with this patron saint of music and poetry in mind. Rent bikes from the front desk and explore all Austin has to offer. If you’re looking for an experience in the Hill Country that’s already planned and waiting, visit Travaasa Austin. This luxurious resort is inspired by the ruggedness of the Hill Country but designed for comfort and relaxation. Culinary, cultural, spa, and more experiences await at this all-inclusive getaway.