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Top 5 Romantic Spots in San Antonio
If you’re planning a romantic staycation with your partner, San Antonio TX is a great choice. It’s home to peaceful parks and surrounded by the stunning Texas hill country. It also has many fascinating historical and cultural sites to explore, and you’ll never be short of things to do. San Antonio also boasts fabulous restaurants and nightlife, so you can enjoy a romantic meal or two. If you’re looking to pop the question, there’s even an islet on the river known as “marriage island”. Here are the top five romantic spots in San Antonio.
San Antonio River Walk
One of the top San Antonio things to do is to stroll along the River Walk. This stretch of the pathway leads you through the city and past many historical and cultural sights. It’s lined with lush tall cedar trees and lovely shops and restaurants. You’ll definitely find a secluded spot along the river if you venture far enough as well. The trail is 15 miles long taking you all the way out of the city.
Selena Bridge is a famous landmark over the San Antonio River. It’s named after the legacy of Selena Quintanilla, a singer who spent a lot of time in San Antonio. A film based on her life was even shot in the Alamo city. The Selena Bridge features in a famous romantic scene that you can recreate as a couple if you like.
San Antonio Botanical Garden
If you’re looking for a more tranquil escape you could visit the San Antonio Botanical Garden. The garden has outstanding displays of botanical diversity. There are also exhibitions held throughout the year. You can also take part in activities such as tours and walks or even gardening and educational classes. For more information about opening times and events, check out the official website.
Perhaps your idea of a romantic place is one that’s filled with culture and energy. If this is the case then for a perfect couple’s trip to San Antonio, don’t forget to visit Market Square. The market has a strong Mexican influence and you can enjoy browsing the local stalls and sampling tasty cuisine. There are also elegant romantic restaurants at Market Square. You can even treat each together to a locally handmade gift or souvenir.
What could be more romantic than a spot named Marriage Island? This is a little island in the river, almost like a large heart-shaped stepping stone. Many people choose it for their wedding ceremony or photos, or as the perfect place to pop the question. According to the legends, it’s very good luck to get engaged or married here.
San Antonio is also the perfect city for exploring on foot. If you take the scenic route together, you’ll surely discover your own unique romantic spots. Set off on one of the many hiking trails and see what you can find. You could even venture out into the Texan hill country for breathtaking views and tranquility.
Note: This is a collaborative post.