East Texas is home to several romantic getaways. They range from secluded cabins to bed and breakfast accommodations. Covered in forest and lakes, the landscape of East Texas makes it an ideal location for couples looking to escape. Popular activities for couples in East Texas include hiking, kayaking and biking. More urban locations--such as Dallas--offer shopping, fine dining and entertainment. The following getaways also feature hot tubs, which can make any vacation all the more romantic and special.
Retreat at Artesian Lakes
Situated in Cleveland, Texas, the Retreat at Artesian Lakes offers a romantic getaway in the heart of the East Texas countryside. There's a rustic atmosphere, and the retreat is close to plenty of outdoor activities, including biking, hiking and enjoying bonfires. Guests have access to an on-site, outdoor pool, a hot tub and a beach. Reservations for spa services--such as facials and massages--may be made through the front desk. A special “Romance Cabin” features a fireplace, king bed, whirlpool tub and antique furniture. Each cabin also features a refrigerator, microwave and private deck.
Retreat at Artesian Lakes 235 Chain-O-Lakes Resort Cleveland, TX 77327-8698 832-397-4008 artesianlakes.com
Corinthian Bed & Breakfast
Located one mile from downtown Dallas, the Corinthian Bed & Breakfast offers a romantic getaway in a historic setting. Guests at this bed and breakfast are within walking distance of several restaurants, shops and entertainment venues. Five types of rooms are available and feature a king-size bed. The Presidential Suite features its own private hot tub. Each guestroom features a television, telephone, hairdryer and radio. Wired and wireless Internet service is available throughout the building. Served each morning, breakfast consists of coffee, juice, bread, pastries and hot entrees.
Corinthian Bed & Breakfast 4125 Junius St. Dallas, TX 75246 214-818-0400 corinthianbandb.com?
The Woldert-Spence Manor Bed and Breakfast
The historic Woldert-Spence Manor, situated in Tyler, features a downtown location. Guests have access to an outdoor hot tub and complimentary passes to the YMCA across the street. The building features wireless Internet access, and each room includes a cable television. The Woldert-Spence Manor provides complimentary breakfast each morning in a formal dining room. Each of the eight guestrooms includes a king or queen-size bed and hairdryer. Some rooms contain additional amenities, such as a fireplace or a private balcony.
The Woldert-Spence Manor Bed and Breakfast 611 W. Woldert St. Tyler, TX 75702 903-533-9057 tylertexasinn.com