Six hundred forty acres of pink granite rise 425 feet above ground at the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, a National Natural Landmark.This astonishing site is about 90 minutes from San Antonio, but it’s certainly worth the drive.But you can get fitted in alligator, ostrich and even elephant. Thus attired, sashay across the parking lot to 20nine Restaurant & Wine Bar and toast your purchases with an equally impressive cabernet. Experience intimate theater at its best with performances by Trinity University’s Attic Rep, Classic Theatre San Antonio, Josephine Theatre, The Playhouse and the edgy Jump-Start Performance Co., among others.Or catch a Broadway show at downtown’s historic Majestic and Empire theatres, where nearby before- and after-performance dining and drinking options abound.or just kick back in country charm at any of a number of historic bed-and-breakfasts.We lied just a little—you won’t find snakeskin boots for him and her at legendary Lucchese Boot Company in the Quarry shopping center.Take a picnic and hike to the top—or better yet, take a pair of kites and let the breezes fly them high. The best fall foliage around can be found roughly 95 miles outside of San Antonio at Lost Maples State Natural Area—more than 2,000 acres of pristine country along the Sabinal River. German settlers founded Fredericksburg and the surrounding Texas Hill Country, leaving behind a trove of antiques from four-poster beds to pie safes.Go for the color, the hiking, the swimming in crystal pools … Soak up the gemütlichkeit (friendliness) at the many shops, stop by for locally made brew, sample wines from area wineries…
To see what's playing, check the cultural affairs calendar.Everyone has a different idea of what makes a great date, but essential ingredients have to include fun, discovery and maybe a bit of intrigue, just to keep things interesting.See San Antonio, the Spanish missions, the Texas Hill Country and more from your own private helicopter tour.Head to Southtown, the heart of San Antonio's creative class.
City lights at night are an even more romantic option.
Tours are available during major holidays, including Valentine’s Day.