Nothing Beats Nature: Date Ideas for Enjoying the Great Outdoors in Austin

Nothing beats nature except for enjoying nature with the one you love. When it comes to date ideas in Austin you may not immediately think of outdoor date ideas considering how many great restaurants, bars, and other venues for which Austin is so famous. However, we’re here to tell you that Austin has some great outdoor spots that are perfect for those looking to enjoy the beauty of nature.

1) Zilker Park~ Iconic Austin

Zilker Park is perhaps the most iconic outdoor location in Austin. This park is a perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors with the one you love. Pack a picnic, grab a kite, lace up your walking shoes and feel free to bring Fido along to enjoy a romantic date in Zilker Park.


2) Southern Trails~ Saddle Up for Romance

Head to Southern Trails for a romantic horseback adventure with your darlin’. At Southern Trails, you will enjoy the beauty of nature from the comfort of a saddle on gentle horseback. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and take in the beauty of your surroundings and (if you plan it just right) the beauty of a sunset with your sweetheart.

3) Famous FloatHouse~ Stay & Play on the Lake

At The Famous FloatHouse you can stay literally ON the lake. At The Famous FloatHouse you and your sweetie can enjoy a romantic getaway while enjoying the beauty and fun of the lake. Whether you are fishing from the patio or swimming by the FloatHouse, you are sure to have a great time.

4) Barton Creek Greenbelt~ Untamed Beauty

The Barton Creek Greenbelt is a wonderful spot for exploring nature’s untamed beauty. You and your sweetie can enjoy hiking or biking the numerous trails through the greenbelt. You can also enjoy cooling off in creek while keeping an eye out for beautiful birds. Pack a picnic if you want, but be sure to leave the Greenbelt cleaner than you found it.

Couple enjoying Texas Sailing5) Texas Sailing~ Let Romance Set Sail

Enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Travis from a sail boat with Texas Sailing. Texas Sailing offers sailing lessons as well as chartered sails. There are 4 different chartered sails available with the Sunset Sail and the Sailing Dinner Cruise being the most romantic. Book a sail to enjoy the serenity of a lake sail with your sweetheart.

No matter what type of adventure you are searching for in nature, Austin has it all. From picnicking in the park, horseback riding at sunset, staying and playing on the lake, hiking the greenbelt, and setting sail, you are sure to find a great outdoor nature date for you and your sweetheart. Get outside and make some romantic memories with the one you love.

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