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Best Valentine's Day Dates For DFW Parents

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Although you love your children, spending time together as just a couple should not be denied. The most romantic day of the year is on its way, and it's never too early to make some plans. Dallas has so much to offer that you may not know where to begin. Here are five of the best Valentine's Day hot spots for parents.

Rohr Balloons
McKinney, TX 75070
(214) 733-9915

Looking for a way to sweep your sweetheart off his or her feet? Take a ride in the sky this Valentine's Day at Rohr Balloons. Reserve your special flight conveniently online and prepare for liftoff. Champagne is served after the flight, and pictures of your great adventure are included. Check the website for pricing and prepare to lift someone's spirits high in the sky.

Delta Charlie's
Dallas Executive Airport (RBD)
5303 Challenger Drive
Dallas, TX 75237
(214) 623-9944

Enjoy a romantic 30-minute flight around Dallas after enjoying an elegant three-course meal. Featuring new American and southwest cuisines, the dinner menu has enticing selections. Choices vary from soups, salads and sandwiches to rib-eyes, ribs and even chicken. Don't forget to treat yourself to a Runway Rita or a Mai Fly while you're there. Enjoy a unique and memorable Valentine's Day dinner with the one you love and make reservations today. Show the one you love that you're willing to wing it this Valentine's Day.

Related: Ultimate Valentine's Day Tips For Guys

Dallas By Chocolate
Dallas, TX 75209
(972) 814-5997

Get some sweets for your sweetie from Dallas by Chocolate. Visit one of its many Dallas Bites and Dallas By Chocolate food tours and make it a day to remember. You travel around by bus and visit four to five different locations in a little over three hours. You will enjoy chocolates, sweets and other foods while on the tour. There are also walking tours available. Check the website for prices and get ready to sit back and enjoy the ride. Nothing says "I love you" better than chocolate.

Saltgrass Steak House
1649 Laguna Drive
Rockwall, TX 75087
(972) 771-4999

If you're looking to keep your feet on the ground this Valentine's Day, the Saltgrass Steak House is waiting for you. With service that is unsurpassed and steaks grilled to perfection, you simply cannot go wrong. Start out your meal with an avocado crab stack or an iceberg wedge salad, and then enjoy some juicy steak kabobs, stuffed chicken or a savory filet. The options are endless. Head on out to the Saltgrass Steak House and beef up your relationship today.

Related: Valentine's Day 2013 Restaurant Specials

Rockfish Seafood Grill
5331 E. Mockingbird Lane, Suite 160
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 823-8444

If you're looking for something a little more casual, head down to the Rockfish Seafood Grill. With peanuts on every table just waiting to be eaten, you won't be able to help yourself from tossing them onto the floor. With this feel-good atmosphere, you are guaranteed to have a most memorable Valentine's Day experience. Rockfish's very unique Mexican shrimp martini, loaded with shrimp, avocado, pico de gallo and salsa, is bound to keep you coming back for more. From seafood enchiladas to jumbo sea scallops, there is something for everyone at the Rockfish. If seafood isn't quite to your liking, there are chicken and steak dishes to soothe your palate. Grab your date and don't be late. Have yourself a rockin' time at Rockfish.

Judy Serrano writes romantic thrillers at She graduated from Texas A&M Commerce with a BA in English. She is also a freelance writer for She lives in Texas with her husband, four boys and five dogs.

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