Top 10 things to do in Austin for a memorable evening
Skip the typical downtown Austin experience and opt instead for date night in the city’s premier lifestyle destination: The Domain and Domain NORTHSIDE. Austin’s northern mecca for retail, relaxation and revelry also plays host to incredible dining as diverse as the people who visit to add a page or two to their love story.
When it’s time for romance, plan your next date night — or weekend getaway in Texas — to enjoy the best of the best in the Domain neighborhood. Stay at Archer Hotel to relax afterward — or continue the celebration.
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A good meal is the way to anyone’s heart. Why not take it a step further and learn how to create a memorable meal together at Sur la Table for your date night in Domain NORTHSIDE? These hands-on classes teach you techniques and recipes in approximately two hours, and you get to enjoy generous tastes of your creations. Classes have included an Italian feast, holiday tamales, a romantic fall dinner and homemade cannoli; check Sur la Table for the class calendar.
Participants receive a coupon for 10% off in-store purchases the day of the class. Stock up on supplies so that you and your partner can recreate the menu — and the romance — at home.
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One way to ease into date night in the Domain neighborhood is to let it all go with a Delicious Duet Couples Spa Package at Viva Day Spa. This package includes two 75-minute, detoxifying Swedish massages, Oh So Coconut-Vanilla body wraps, full-body dry brush exfoliation and warm sugar foot scrubs, plus a sauna with cool peppermint towels, hot herbal steam towel treatments, warm coco butter hand hydration treatments and Viva Magic scalp treatments.
All of this deliciousness is served up with hot spiced chai and chocolates, and you’ll take home a natural-bristle dry brush to recreate the ahhh at home (or at neighboring Archer Hotel) with your love.
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Nothing is as romantically indulgent as breakfast in a most-comfortable bed with the one you love. Archer thinks you deserve it — especially after an exciting date night in Austin. Wake up with a specialty java and the vibrant cuisine of Archer's buzzy boutique hotel bar, AKB Austin. Archer’s team delivers your breakfast of choice from the in-room dining menu 7 - 11 AM.
Start with a half grapefruit brûlée or scone. Enjoy a classic breakfast sandwich with bacon, pepper jack and avocado, or go for the breakfast tacos (you know you want to) or ricotta pancakes. And there’s no forgetting the steaming coffee and juices to toast to the new morning — and to the two of you.