30 places to dine, shop and visit this Valentine's Day

Cheers to your Valentine this holiday with Craft & Racked Wine Bar's takeout charcuterie boards and wine flights. (Courtesy Craft & Racked Wine Bar)
Cheers to your Valentine this holiday with Craft & Racked Wine Bar's takeout charcuterie boards and wine flights. (Courtesy Craft & Racked Wine Bar)

Cheers to your Valentine this holiday with Craft & Racked Wine Bar's takeout charcuterie boards and wine flights. (Courtesy Craft & Racked Wine Bar)

Whether you are looking for an upgraded takeout meal at home, a romantic stroll through the park or the perfect gift for your significant other, here are 30 ways to celebrate this Valentine’s Day.

Editor’s note: This list is not comprehensive.

Massages and Spas

  1. Halina Spa + Medical Rejuvenation

    1. 603 S. Mays St., Round Rock

    2. 512-246-9700

    3. www.halinaspa.com

  2. Pflugerville Massage Associates

    1. 112 W. Pecan St., Pflugerville

    2. 512-971-9207

    3. www.pflugervillemassageassociates.com

  3. Unwind Wellness & Massage

    1. 203 Taylor St., Hutto

    2. 512-937-3787

    3. www.unwindwellnessandmassage.com

  4. Zen-Relax Massage

    1. 2111 Sam Bass Road, Ste. B1700, Round Rock

    2. 512-554–1083

    3. https://zen-relax.com

Sweets and Treats

  1. Adelyn Bakery Boutique

    1. 201 University Oaks Blvd., Ste. 560, Round Rock

    2. 512-502-5023

    3. www.adelynbakeryboutique.com

  2. baked’nsconed

    1. 143 Exchange Blvd., Ste. 100, Hutto

    2. 512-222-5200

    3. https://bakednsconed.com

  3. Cookies, Cupcakes and More

    1. 202 Farley St., Hutto

    2. 512-642-6262

    3. www.cookiesandcupcakesandmore.com

  4. Juarez Restaurant & Bakery

    1. 1701 S. Mays St., Round Rock

    2. 512-255-6262

    3. https://juarezrestaurantandbakery.com/bakery

  5. Paige’s Bakehouse

    1. 110 E. Anderson Ave., Round Rock

    2. 512-255-5222

    3. www.paigesbakehouse.com

  6. Pflour Shop Bakery

    1. 20205 FM 685, Ste. 1C, Pflugerville

    2. 512-599-4047

    3. www.pflourshop.com

  7. Poindexter Confections

    1. 2750 Sunrise Road, Round Rock

    2. 512-975-0950

    3. www.poindexterconfections.com

  8. Suga’s Cakery

    1. 310 E. Pecan St., Pflugerville

    2. 512-262-9983

    3. www.sugascakery.com

  9. To The Last Crumb

    1. 2608 Salorn Way, Round Rock

    2. 512-662-1855

    3. https://lastcrumb-bakery.com

  10. Cakes by Kathy

    1. Online business

    2. 512-670-2105

    3. www.cakesbykathy.com

  11. Sunflower Confections

    1. Online business

    2. 520-270-8094

    3. www.sunflourconfections.com


  1. 620 Florist

    1. 110 E. Anderson Ave., Ste. 300, Round Rock

    2. 512-244-2711

    3. https://620florist.com

  2. 1st Moment Flowers

    1. 705 Pecan Ave., Round Rock

    2. 512-671-9222

    3. www.1stmomentflowers.net

  3. Bloomin’ Across Texas, Inc.

    1. 15307 FM 1825, Pflugerville

    2. 512-251-2268

    3. www.bloominacrosstexas.com

  4. Fine Flowers of Round Rock

    1. 1306 E. Main St., Round Rock

    2. 512-291-7331

    3. https://fineflowersofroundrock.com

  5. Floral Fabulous

    1. 1906 N. Mays St., Round Rock

    2. 512-697-9777

    3. www.floralfabulous.com

  6. Hutto Flower Market

    1. 6020 FM 1660, Ste. D, Hutto

    2. 512-846-4151

    3. https://huttoflowermarket.com


  1. James Avery Artisan Jewelry

    1. 18616 Limestone Commercial Drive, Ste. 100, Pflugerville

    2. 737-220-7949

    3. www.jamesavery.com

  2. Q&T Jewelry

    1. 220 Sundance Parkway, Ste. 404, Round Rock

    2. 512-733-9120

    3. https://qtjewelry.com

  3. The Ring Austin

    1. 110 E. Anderson Ave., Round Rock

    2. 512-258-4653

    3. www.theringaustin.com

  4. Stall Jewelers

    1. 1110 N. I-35, Ste. 500, Round Rock

    2. 512-246-9011

    3. www.stalljewelers.com

Wine and dine

  1. Craft & Racked Wine Bar

    1. 1400 E. Old Settlers Blvd., Ste. 203, Round Rock

    2. 512-284-7821

    3. www.craftandracked.com

  2. The Growler Bar & Kitchen

    1. 1300 FM 685, Ste. 100, Pflugerville

    2. 512-969-5043

    3. https://txgrowlerbar.com

  3. Three Legged Goat

    1. 200 E. Pecan St., Ste. 5, Pflugerville

    2. 512-968-0386

    3. https://threeleggedgoattx.com

  4. Wine Sensation

    1. 409 N. Mays St., Round Rock

    2. 512-255-0526

    3. www.winesensation.com

Places to Picnic

  1. Hutto Lake Park

    1. Features: 39 acres of parkland, , playground, picnic spots, fishing pier and a boat launch

    2. 805 Estate Drive, Hutto

  2. Lake Pflugerville Park

    1. Features: 7 fishing piers, swimming, paddling, windsurfing, picnic spots and a three-mile trail

    2. 18216 Weiss Ln., Pflugerville

  3. Old Settlers Park

    1. Features: 645 acres, picnic spots, recreational activities and six sports complexes

    2. 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock


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