If you’re looking to spend a weekend relaxing and unwinding from the hustle and bustle of your daily life, it’s time to check out some of Texas’ best weekend getaway locations. Whether you’re looking to get outdoors, explore a nearby city, or nap all weekend, the following resorts, hotels, and family-owned properties are perfect for your next weekend getaway.
The Wildcatter Ranch will let you channel your inner cowboy or cowgirl at this wide-open ranch resort. The 1,500 acres stretches over a gentle plateau and offers outstanding views of the Brazos River Valley. Located 90 miles west-northwest of Fort Worth, the Ranch is a true escape into a remote, rustic landscape. This destination is perfect for anyone who loves the outdoors and enjoys canoeing, kayaking, skeet shooting, and archery.
The Miraval Austin sits on 220 acres within the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve. The less than a half-hour drive from Austin makes it the perfect weekend getaway for anyone looking to escape the busy city for the weekend. Opened in 2003, Miraval strives to serve as a natural oasis along the banks of Lake Travis and offers guests a variety of inclusive activities including yoga, meditation, fitness, outdoor recreation, and farm and culinary activities.
River Road Treehouses
If you loved Swiss Family Robinson as a kid, the River Road Treehouses above Jacob’s Creek is the perfect weekend escape for you. The six custom cabins are peacefully tucked between New Braunfels and Canyon Lake with towering cypress trees between the decks above the seasonal creek bed. River Road Treehouses are the perfect family getaway and offer outdoor amenities for kids of all ages!
The Fairmont Dallas
Located in the West End Historic District, the Fairmont Dallas is right next to the Arts and Financial Districts, making it a one-stop location for cultural attractions, shopping, and nightlife. The hotel guest rooms and suites offer some of the best scenic views of the city with the Dallas skyline in the background.
Elm Creek Manor
Located in Muenster, Texas, Elm Creek Manor offers guests a farm-to-table experience like no other resort or hotel can offer! This romantic retreat started as a private home tucked on 14 acres of rolling landscapes. Inspired by Europe’s medieval inns, owners Brad and Marcia Scarborough created a private getaway for their guests to enjoy. The Manor offers guests the chance to attend cheese-making classes, help gather vegetables for dinner, or read in one of the many secluded gardens on the property!