As the temperatures cool, there’s no better time to embrace cozy and romantic vibes together. Midland, Texas, may not be known for its traditional winter scenery. Still, West Texas has a unique charm in winter, with plenty of delightful, festive activities for couples to enjoy. Plus, you’ll find the mild temperatures are pretty delightful. Here are some of our favorite winter-themed romantic activities to enjoy together in Midland.
Take a Cool Stroll at the I-20 Wildlife Preserve
The mild temperatures of a West Texas winter make for perfect hiking weather. Stroll with your sweetheart at the I-20 Wildlife Preserve and Jenna Welch Nature Study Center. The serene natural surroundings feel even more calming as we welcome winter festivities.
Art and More at the Museum of the Southwest
Peruse the rotating and permanent galleries at the Juliette and Fred Turner, Jr. Memorial Art Museum with your significant other. Then, take a tour of the historic Turner Mansion and hear the history of this gorgeous home and the Turner, Durham, and Scharbauer families. The museum’s surrounding area is picturesque this time of year and makes for a beautiful casual date.
Sample Global Pours at Texas Sun Winery
Plan a romantic day of wine tasting, sipping local wines while enjoying the calm winter ambiance. Texas Sun’s grapes are sourced from the finest grape-growing regions in the world. You and your date can try varietals from California to New Zealand and everywhere in between. They also have small plates and charcuterie boards to snack on while you enjoy the grapes and ambiance.
Keep it Casual at CPL. Ray’s
Plan a casual winter coffee date and support local at CPL. Ray’s Coffee in the Micro Market. It’s Peppermint mocha season and a great excuse to get to CPL to try their seasonal menu with your date. Grab your favorite winter drink, just how you like it, and take a walk through the Micro Market and downtown Midland for an easy and festive winter outing.Midland truly has a unique charm in the winter seasons. Whether exploring the local culture, enjoying the great outdoors, or cozying up at a winery – you’re sure to create cherished West Texas memories with your partner during this enchanting season. Escape to mild temperatures, cozy vibes, and the spirit of Midland this winter! Start planning your visit here.