After that long summer, it’s time to create quality moments with your honey. Get away from life’s stressors and enjoy an all-day date at the best places for rekindling romance in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Whether it’s grabbing a delicious bite together, getting a bit of a workout or indulging in a relaxing massage, this city has a bit of everything for the starved romantic.
Bread Winners Bakery & Bistro
3301 McKinney Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204
Sleep in and have brunch at one of Bread Winners’ three locations in the area. The uptown café sits on McKinney offering fan favorites including southwest migas and French toast. The Inwood location boasts scrumptious eggs benedict, French ham and vegetarian options. Plano clients enjoy delicious farmhouse tacos as well. Before you leave, pick up a delectable dessert to share. Click here for locations.
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343 Throckmorton St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Price: $12.50 per hour/per bike
Burn some of those calories with your sweetheart, and take a bicycle ride along the Trinity River in Fort Worth. This bicycle shop is only two blocks from the Trinity River Trail. Pack a lunch and a blanket, or enjoy the Woodshed Smokehouse along the route for the perfect refueling option. Daily rates are available, but you may want to call ahead if you plan on a weekend cycling trip.
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3201 Riverfront Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Transition from bike to bench, and take a load off. Stop by for an early dinner at Tim Love’s Woodshed Smokehouse and expect a flavor experience unlike those anywhere else. Order from a variety of smoked dishes, and let the water misters refresh you here. If you happen to visit Thursday through Sunday, enjoy live music as well. Parking is limited if you prefer to drive, but valet parking is avaliable.
Hiatus Spa + Retreat
5560 W. Lovers Lane Suite 250
Dallas, TX 75209
Price: from $119
Ask for the couple’s retreat and lavish you and your spouse with aromatherapy at this awesome area spa. Lay side by side relaxing and reminiscing during a couples’ massage. Reserve your spot two weeks in advance, this place fills up fast. Enjoy 60 minutes or 90 minutes on a Swedish massage for a truly calming escape. Visit the relaxation lounge before or after and try the AvedaTea over a chat with your special someone.
Gaylord Texan - Riverwalk Cantina
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, Texas 76051
Price: $12 parking up to four hours
Finish the day with your sweetheart at the Riverwalk Cantina, just like San Antonio but closer. Ask to sit by the waterway for a romantic evening you won’t soon forget. Reservations are recommended but not necessary. Make it a special night for the whole family with Dragon Training Camp or Princess Fiona’s Cookie Castles for the kids through Sept. 3 while mom and dad relax.
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