Love is in The Woods

The perfect anniversary or birthday gift to your significant other is a weekend away in The Woodlands. With no worries about who is cooking the next meal, picking up the kids from soccer practice or whether or not the dog has gotten into the trash, a weekend in The Woodlands is the perfect time to reconnect with each other without all the distractions of every day life. Here’s our idea of a perfect weekend away in The Woodlands.

Book your Stay

#01 The Westin in The Woodlands

At The Westin in The Woodlands, you’re encouraged to relax, reconnect and enjoy each moment together. Book the Renew and Refresh package to enjoy a $50 F&B credit. Book online or call 866-716-8108.

#02 The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center

The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center is offering their Enchanted Romance Package. Enjoy a full breakfast daily for two in your room along with turn down service. Champagne and chocolate dipped strawberries will be delivered in the evening. Make reservations at 281-367-1100 or by visiting their website.

#03 The Woodlands Waterway Marriott

Recreate your honeymoon and enjoy one bottle of champagne, one half dozen chocolate dipped strawberries, breakfast for two and late check-out with the Honeymoon Bliss package at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott. Book online or call 281-367-9797.

Dinner (for two) Recommendations

#01 Mood lighting

The Refuge Steakhouse and Bourbon Bar offers its guests a casually-elegant dining experience right in the heart of The Woodlands, TX. The restaurant offers a selection of premium wood-fired steaks, seafood and pastas along with the largest bourbon selection in North Houston with the friendliest service you just can’t find anywhere else in town.

#02 Fresh flavors

If you’re a health conscious couple, or if you’re into local sustainability, we recommend CURRENT. The goal of this restaurant is to spotlight the best and brightest of regional purveyors, ranging from Sustainable Harvesters for produce and Houston Dairymaids for cheese to Louisiana Foods for Gulf seafood and Kraftsmen Baking for premium breads.

Afterwards, enjoy an after dinner cocktail on the rooftop Sidebar.

#03 Local flair

Enjoy the beautiful weather and forested magic of The Woodlands by enjoying the large patio at a local favorite, The Republic Grille. With rustic and Southern flavors, The Republic Grille offers guests a Hill Country vibe right in the middle of The Woodlands.

#04 Catch of the day

With views of Lake Woodlands, a tinkling piano in the background and the freshest crab, direct from the Truluck’s fisheries, this is one restaurant worthy of a splurge. At Truluck’s Seafood, Steak and Crab House, there’s food (and wine) for every taste.

#05 The perfect cut

Experience the perfection of one of the top ranked steakhouses in Houston. Located on the wooded oasis of The Woodlands Resort, Robard’s is a classic American steakhouse offering an extensive menu of USDA prime grade, dry-aged steaks and chops, seafood and chef-inspired specials. Come hungry!


#01 Plan a picnic

Family picnicking at Northshore Park in The Woodlands, TXThe Woodlands has over 135 parks, which makes it the perfect place to grab your food to go, spread out a blanket and enjoy each other’s company. If you’re looking to grill while there, use our search tool to find a park with all the right tools to make your night special.

#02 Enjoy a concert

Concert at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The WoodlandsThe perfect date night wouldn’t be complete without a concert under the stars. Talk about romance! Find your favorite performer on The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion‘s season schedule or find out why the Houston Symphony and Houston Ballet both call The Pavilion their summer home.

#03 Take a hike or just hang out

The George Mitchell Nature Preserve is the perfect spot to take a long hike through nature together. Not your thing? Bring your hammock and just hang out… After all, the only thing you need to have fun is each other!

#05 Bring home some souvenirs

Whether you have some kids waiting to hear about your trip at home or you’re looking to splurge on yourself, The Woodlands Mall and Market Street have a combined 300 stores for you to check out. Shop until you drop!

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