9 Best Places to Propose in Austin Texas (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Austin, Texas is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for gardens, natural scenic beauty, history, art, or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in Austin to ask that special woman or man to marry you.


In this guide, we will explain the following:

  • Romantic locations in Austin for art or history lovers
  • Blanton museum of art
  • Thinkery
  • Contemporary Austin
  • Outdoor locations to propose in Austin
  • Mount Bonnell
  • Lady Bird lake
  • Zilker botanical garden
  • Romantic gourmet destinations in Austin
  • Oasis on lake Travis
  • Driskill grill
  • L'oca D'oro
  • Olamie
  • Keep it simple


    Romantic Locations in Austin for Art or History Lovers

    1. Blanton Museum of Art

    Why not have a beautiful memory in a location full of beautiful art? The Blanton museum of art is a beautiful museum with a collection of over 18,000 works of art, so you can propose with a favorite romantic painting or sculpture as the backdrop.


    2. Thinkery

    The Thinkery is a gorgeous children's museum with interactive exhibits and a rooftop terrace with a beautiful view and the perfect location to ask him or her to marry you.


    3. Contemporary Austin

    The Contemporary Austin is a stunning museum with modern and contemporary art exhibits, and beautiful outdoor installations. The art exhibits and sculptures, provide an interesting backdrop and conversation starters that can make the proposal even more memorable.


    Outdoors Locations to Propose in Austin

    4. Mount Bonnell

    Mount Bonnell is a popular spot for sunset views over the city and Lake Austin. The natural beauty of the area creates a romantic and picturesque atmosphere that is perfect for a proposal. 


    5. Zilker Botanical Garden

    A serene location with beautiful gardens, waterfalls, and a koi pond. Proposing here can symbolize the couple's appreciation for the natural world and their commitment to preserving it.


    Romantic Gourmet Destinations in Austin

    Austin is full of romantic restaurants, wineries, and bars. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, fine liquor, or delicious meal.


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    6. Oasis on Lake Travis

    This restaurant is famous for its panoramic views of Lake Travis, offering a romantic atmosphere to propose over dinner, a glass of wine or champagne, while enjoying the sunset.


    7. Driskill Grill

    A romantic fine dining restaurant located inside the historic Driskill Hotel, serving classic American cuisine with a modern twist. The restaurant's classic decor, dim lighting, and comfortable seating create an intimate and luxurious atmosphere that is perfect for a romantic proposal.


    8. L'Oca d'Oro

    An Italian-inspired restaurant that serves farm-to-table cuisine using local, organic ingredients, including handmade pasta and wood-fired pizzas. The restaurant's small size and cozy ambiance can create a sense of privacy and intimacy that can make the proposal even more meaningful.


    9. Olamaie

    Olamaie is located in a charming and historic house, which adds to the ambiance and significance of the proposal. The restaurant is housed in a beautifully restored 1920s home, which provides a unique and memorable setting for a romantic proposal. You can dine and propose indoors or outdoors.


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     Chloe G verified buyer

    Keep It Simple 

    While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Austin has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.




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    Suzanne Sachs

    Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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