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The Most Romantic Weekend Getaways Near Houston

August 6th, 2015 by Pamela Murski

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Are you looking for new and fresh weekend getaways from Houston? It’s wonderful to reboot your list of quick destinations to get to from the city where you feel you have truly entered another world. Brenham, Texas, located just one hour and twenty minutes driving from the city, is one of the ideal weekend getaways near Houston. Offering a quaint country setting for guests to unwind between their busy urban weeks, Brenham is home to a romantic bed and breakfast, the Murski Homestead, that is the perfect place to relax for your days off. The fresh country air will send you home feeling refreshed and up for any challenge!

Weekend Getaways Near Houston at Murski Homestead

This country bed and breakfast is the epitome of Texas ranch life, offering guests the solitude of the country, yet so close the city. There are four charming guest rooms to choose from at Murski.

  1. The Lavender Room
    Guests love this room for its private porch from which you can watch the sunrise, catch a storm rolling in, or enjoy a quiet breakfast. Grab a good book and kick back in the chaise longue in the cool evening with a bottle of wine. The tall cedar king bed will envelope you before bedtime, or you can cozy up and watch a movie on your flat screen TV. The spacious bath features a two-person marble shower also. With the generously sized wing chairs, an electric fireplace, and complimentary evening liqueur with chocolates, you can really unwind in comfort!
  2. The Sage Room
    You won’t want to leave once you’ve witnessed the sunrise view for the claw footed tub in the Sage room. The French Provincial king bed is the perfect place from which to enjoy a movie from your private collection. With the electric fireplace, comfortable  oversized upholstered wingback chairs, en suite breakfast & cocktail pantry, complimentary evening cordial & chocolate, the Sage room is the perfect spot for starting and ending your day!
  3. The Rosemary Room
    Enjoy your ensuite breakfast in the privacy of your room at your shabby chic farm table or out on the porch at a wrought iron table for two. In the evenings, grab the cocktail setups from your private pantry, add your favorite bottle of wine, and step out to the wrought iron porch swing on the front porch for a spectacularly romantic Texas sunset. Finally, slip into bed in the flicker of your electric fireplace, with a great movie on satellite TV and the chocolates & evening liqueur compliments of the innkeeper….you control the climate in your room with your own personal a/c, ceiling fan, & fireplace!
  4. The Garden Room
    Enjoy the utmost privacy in this room with its own entrance, a jacuzzi tub and the ambiance of a fireplace in the sitting area perfect for your en suite breakfast. The Garden room also features a private pantry with and mini-fridge, microwave and coffee maker. Step out your private entrance to the gardens and outdoor spa for an evening walk and dip in the hot tub.

The Murski Homestead is the perfect place for weekend getaways near Houston. With your choice of luxurious accommodations, locally sourced gourmet breakfasts each morning, and an outdoor spa area perfect for sipping wine under the stars, it was made for romance. Book now for your next romantic weekend getaways near Houston.

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