Romantic Getaway

Nothing compares to a weekend away filled with romance, beautiful sights, and incredible experiences. With outdoor attractions as well as indoor venues, visitors can try many types of activities like water parks, winery tours, shopping downtown, and more! Dine at the fine restaurants of Cheeves Bros. Steak House and Pignetti’s in the booming downtown scene or take a winery tour hosted by Tour Temple. Love is in the air and there’s so much to experience with your significant other in our exciting travel destination.

Share the love with your partner and discover true romance in Temple.

Date Night Ideas

Check out a few of our favorite date ideas for your next romantic getaway.

  • Sign up for a winery tour at Tour Temple or pick a winery that you want to go to and spend an afternoon in the warm Texas weather sipping on different types of wines. Temple’s wineries include Moose & Goose Winery and the 3 Texans Winery. Other wineries in the area include Salado Lone Star Winery, Axis Winery, as well as the Dancing Bee Winery in Rogers. Discover a new aroma and flavor that you’ll fall head over heels for. 

  • Are you and your partner avid movie fanatics who love seeing the latest releases? The Grand Avenue Theater in Belton has a full-service menu, Starbucks coffee, and all the newest movies to hit theaters.  Other theaters in Bell County include: The Beltonian Theater, Premiere Cinemas & IMAX, and Cinemark Temple.

  • This local Bell County creative art studio has pottery available to paint. If you’re looking to create something you can take home straight away, non-fired glazes are what you’ll want to use on your pieces.  Otherwise, for a shiny coat that’s dishwasher-safe, you’ll want to opt for fired glazes.  Pieces will be ready to pick up in two weeks.  This creative studio also has board art and fused glass options available. For those who love to craft and create, That Art Place makes the perfect date spot.

  • Want a hands-on date night experience? Book a cooking class at Over The Plate in Temple. This local business’s special Date Night classes are one of the most popular classes offered.  Couples have the opportunity to cook an entire meal together.  An example of a meal you can cook with your significant other includes filet mignon steak medallions, lobster ravioli, salad with honey chili vinaigrette, and a chocolate and blackberry self-saucing pudding for dessert.  Couples can also bring their own alcoholic drinks and bottle of wine to make the experience more romantic.

  • Temple’s downtown district is filled with nightlife and businesses with access to local bands and singers.  Check out Temple’s local businesses on social media or follow Discover Downtown Temple get all the latest news about live music and where to find it. Bell County is also home to the Bell County Expo Center where bands from all over come to host concerts and entertain thousands of guests.  You’re sure to find a great concert coming up that would make an excellent date night with your significant other. 

  • For couples that want their date night to be extra special and filled with rich steaks, decadent wines, and wonderful appetizers, fine dining in Temple will be an excellent date night experience. Cheeves Bros. Steak House and Pignetti’s, both located in the downtown district, each have delicious options and specials to try.  These two restaurants will leave you satisfied in hunger, quality time, and romance.

  • This special event takes place on the first Friday of every month.  Couples can find incredible deals on food, as well as shopping, entertainment, and things-to-do.  Stroll through downtown Temple and check out all the businesses we have to offer.  You may get lucky and see a block party or two along the way.

  • If you and your significant other are the type to crave hearty breakfast and fruity waffles at dinnertime, we’ve got just the treat for you. Water Street Waffle Company located just minutes away in Belton serves savory waffles as well as sweet, dessert-style waffles. Have breakfast without the early morning wake up call.

  • Looking for an inexpensive date idea? Try disc golf with your partner and pack a lunch to go.  Make a meal yourself or stop by one of your favorite restaurants for great food after a few rounds on the course.  Temple has three disc golf courses including Crossroads Park, South Temple Community Park, and Lion’s Park.  Located a short drive away you can also find disc golf courses at UMHB and Heritage Park in Belton.


Book a Romantic Stay 

A romantic getaway isn’t complete without a fancy place to stay, or rather a lodging accommodation that you will both enjoy.  Stay at one of our luxurious, full-service hotels or rent a vacation rental with charm and character.  Located a few minutes from Temple, the Laughing Llama Farm in Troy, Texas has the perfect unique stay for you. The Silo House at the farm is a charming space that comes with add-on options like mimosa packages, llama excursions, and much more. The Silo House is one of the many incredible places to stay in Bell County. If the outdoors is your cup of tea, couples can even stay in a tent located on the property of one of Temple’s wineries, Moose & Goose Winery.