Romantic getaways in Texas don't have to cost a fortune. The Lonestar State is home to many romantic getaways that are available to couples seeking a little bit of quiet time alone without breaking the bank. Many of these destinations include private, romantic cabins set in picturesque locations including lakefront cabins and cabins located in rustic, wooded settings.
Caddo Lake Lodge
The Caddo Lake Lodge offers romantic cabins on the outskirts of Uncertain, Texas. The individual cabins are on the shores of Caddo Lake, which offers beautiful sunsets as well as fishing, swimming and canoeing opportunities. The Caddo Lake lodge offers special rates for honeymooning couples as well as couples who are celebrating anniversaries or other special occasions. Amenities include two canoes, private deck areas, television and a private boating dock. While prices varied based on date and length of stay, as of August, 2010 rates were as low as $119 a night during peak season, but reduced winter rates were available just in time for Valentine's day.
Caddo Lake Lodge 2325 Blair's Landing Road Karnak, TX 75661 318-349-9768 caddolakelodge.com
Catto Gage Ranch
Located on more than 2,100 acres on the outskirts of Kendalia, Texas, Catto Gage Ranch is an hour's drive from the bustling city of San Antonio. The Catto Gage Ranch offers its guests a fully furnished two-bedroom cabin complete with amenities such as a private fireplace, fully supplied kitchen, and barbecue pit. The cabin also includes use of more than 300 acres for exploring and is within walking distance of a lake. While typical rates averaged $185 as of August, 2010, the Catto Gage Ranch offers discounted rates for honeymoons and anniversaries as well as greatly reduced winter rates.
Catto-Gage Ranch P. O. Box 388 Kendalia, Texas 78027 830-336-4503 cattogageranches.com
Backwoods Barbie Cabin
A short 45 minute drive from Dallas and located on more than 250 private acres is the Backwoods Barbie Cabin. This adults-only cabin overlooks a private, two-acre lake and is available for rental year round. The Backwoods Barbie Cabin is offered fully furnished, including all kitchen cookware and eating utensils. The cabin also includes a flat-screen television, complete with DVD, dry sauna, wooded trails and an electronically gated entrance. Rates vary based upon date and length of stay, but as of August, 2010, averaged $125 per night for a couple of two. The Backwoods Barbie cabin offers exclusive discounted rates during the off season as well as honeymoon and anniversary package discounts.
Backwoods Barbie Cabin C/O Trophy Whitetail Ranch 10100 CR 4028 Kemp, TX 75143 903-498-8778 backwoodsbarbiecabin.com