Valentine’s Getaway to Georgetown has Much to Offer
Looking for a short getaway for your Valentine’s Weekend?
Historic Georgetown has Options for All Types of Adventures
A romantic weekend or overnight trip to historic Georgetown, just a three hour drive from Houston, is the perfect solution. The “Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas” has plenty of romantic, fun and low-key options for couples.
For the outdoorsy couple: Georgetown has plenty of outdoor activities – visit San Gabriel Park or Lake Georgetown for a picnic, explore Blue Hole or rent a bike along the 9 mile hike & bike trail.
For shoppers: Take a stroll around the “Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas” and stop by the various shops including Lark & Owl Booksellers, Ken’z Guitars, The Escape Fine Crafts & Gifts, The Daytripper World Headquarters and Georgetown Antique Mall.
For wine and dessert lovers: Nothing says romance like wine and chocolate and Georgetown has some of the best. Visit The Yard Milkshake Bar or Galaxy Bakery for all your sweet tooth needs and then stop by one of the three wine tasting rooms on the square: Grape Creek Winery, Baron’s Creek Winery and Georgetown Winery.
For beer lovers: Visit the Rentsch Brewery, a short drive from downtown Georgetown. The brewery is the first in Georgetown and has local food trucks on weekends.
Dining ideas: The Golden Rule– A speak-easy style restaurant that offers a menu with a variety of cuisine, including Texas fried shrimp, pecan fried chicken, and sweet glazed Brussels sprouts. El Monumento– A few blocks off of the square with a gorgeous deck looking on to Blue Hole, sources the freshest ingredients available to serve home-style, made-from-scratch Mexican fare. Barrels & Amps– A Texas taproom, bar and live music venue featuring signature craft cocktails, an extensive food menu, weekly entertainment, and over 70 beers on tap. 600 Degree Pizzeria– Baking quality North Beach pies since 1966 and serving 30 beers on tap.
Lodging ideas: Sweet Lemon Inn– Originally built in 1918, the inn is located on the square with a beautiful balcony that overlooks downtown. San Gabriel House– Across from Southwestern University in a 1914 mansion complete with cozy library to read or play games. Sheraton Austin Georgetown– Set among the greenery of Rivery Park, Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center is one of the city’s only full-service hotels.