10 Best Romantic Things to Do in Dallas: Love's in the Air

Love is in the air in Dallas, as this Lone Star city is the perfect place to romance your loved one. While Dallas has a wide variety of romantic restaurants, you can sweep your loved one off his or her feet at one of many romantic attractions. This year, surprise your sweetie with an unexpected romantic date that he or she will never forget!

Want to spend the afternoon strolling through beautiful gardens before sharing a romantic picnic? Dallas has several great parks to do just that! White Rock Lake features miles of walking paths and woods, along with scenic views of Downtown Dallas across the lake. The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is the perfect place to take your sweetie to smell the roses and enjoy a delicious meal al fresco. Young lovers will enjoy spending a romantic afternoon at the trendy deck park, Klyde Warren Park - complete with food trucks, recreational games and free concerts.

If your sweetheart loves to indulge and be pampered (who doesn't!), take her or him to one of several spas in Dallas. At King Spa and Sauna, you can get couples massages or simply treat him or her to an afternoon of facials and massages at Hiatus Spa and Retreat to get her or him in the mood for romance.

Couples who enjoy adventurous outings will be thrilled to take a gondola tour of Las Colinas canals, or see an afternoon butterfly release at the Texas Discovery Gardens. No matter what your budget or tastes, Dallas has the perfect romantic attraction for you!

Want to take your sweetheart to Venice but don't have the time or budget? Take her to Gondola Adventures in Las Colinas instead! This romantic attraction features relaxing trips along the Mandalay Canal and Lake Carolyn in this Irving-area...  Read More

Hip, popular Sambuca pulls in lots of business, thanks to its lively ambience and fun-loving clientele. It's a great place to take first date (to show off your dancing skills) or to recharge a long-term relationship with music and fun. A...  Read More

Texas Discovery Gardens

Put your lover in the mood for romance by taking him or her to the breathtaking Texas Discovery Gardens. After frolicking through 10 themed gardens, including an ambrosial scent garden and vibrant rose garden brimming with antique blooms, bitty...  Read More

NorthPark Center
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It doesn't cost a penny to window shop at Dallas' most exclusive shopping mall! In addition to top-notch stores and delectable eateries, NorthPark also boasts an incredible collection of world-class art, with past exhibit pieces by Andy Warhol,...  Read More

Klyde Warren Park
Photo courtesy of Klyde Warren Park Facebook

Located between Downtown and Uptown, the innovative Klyde Warren Park above Woodall Rogers Freeway opened in October 2012. This new green space in Dallas features a wide variety of activities and features, including a dog park, children's...  Read More

White Rock Lake
White Rock Lake Park
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Set on the shores of a reservoir constructed in 1911, this city park's grounds in Dallas, Texas offer some of the best recreation around. White Rock Lake encompasses over 1,000 acres of wooded parkland and features 9 miles of jogging and biking...  Read More

King Spa and Sauna
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Options and decadence are the name of the game at this Dallas spa. King Spa and Sauna is a one-of-a-kind experience, offering partial or full day deals. The treatment begins with a shower, then moves through nine separate sauna rooms that...  Read More

It's all in the name at Hiatus, one of the most well-reviewed and highly-acclaimed spas in Dallas, TX. They place a real premium on indulgence here, from the anti-gravity chairs that line the walls in the waiting area to the spectacular...  Read More

Dallas Museum of Art
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As its name might suggest, the Dallas Museum of Art is the number one stop among art museums in Dallas, Texas. Its more than 23,000-item collection embraces everything from European paintings to Pacific Island sculptures, from ancient times to...  Read More

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Photo courtesy of Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden Facebook

Located on the eastern shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden features 66 acres of blooming flower beds, manicured lawns and lush trees. There's no better place to take a romantic stroll with your sweetie. The...  Read More


Meet Denise Brandenberg

Born and raised in Dallas, Denise Brandenberg has been a self-proclaimed “Dallas Ambassador” for out-of-town friends and colleagues for years.

Denise started her career as an advertising...  More About Denise

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