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09/13/2018
Things To Do

Cross Mountain Park

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Located just outside of Fredericksburg, Texas, Cross Mountain Park is a historic mountain made of marl and limestone that is best known for the large cross standing at the summit. At night, the cross is lit up and can be seen from miles away. During the daytime, Cross Mountain Park is a perfect place to go for a short hike to see an unobstructed view of Fredericksburg and Texas Hill

09/13/2018
Things To Do

Saint Mary’s Catholic Church

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Texas Hill Country is known for its unique architecture. Many of the historical edifices built by the German immigrants who colonized the area in the 19th century are found nowhere else besides Texas Hill Country. Located in the heart of the Fredericksburg Historic District sits the opulent Saint Mary’s Catholic Church. The history of Fredericksburg, Texas and Saint Mary’s Catholic Church run almost parallel. Continue reading to learn about why

09/13/2018
Things To Do

Enchanted Rock

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Enchanted Rock is a pink granite dome that rises 425 feet up from the surrounding Texas basin. Visible from many miles away in all directions, Enchanted Rock is the largest granite dome of its kind in the United States. Aside from its geology, Enchanted Rock is also famous for its archaeology, folklore, flora, fauna, and outdoor recreation. Forming Enchanted Rock Enchanted Rock is a unique pink granite mountain located just

09/13/2018
Activities

Fredericksburg Tours

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With such a rich history and so many fun things to do, choosing the perfect activity in Fredericksburg can sometimes feel overwhelming. Luckily, there are several companies that offer guided tours. To help make your vacation planning easier, we’ve carefully compiled a list of our favorite guided tours in Fredericksburg. We believe that these tours showcase quintessential sights, tastes, and history of Fredericksburg. Wildflower Trolley From April until June, the

09/13/2018
Things To Do

Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park

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Named after the 36th First Lady of the United States, Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park is the crown jewel of Fredericksburg’s recreational parks. Sitting on 150 acres that straddle the Live Oak Creek, Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park is both humongous and well suited for a large variety of recreational activities. Visitors of Lady Bird Municipal Park can enjoy camping, picnicking, playgrounds, hiking, baseball, sand volleyball, basketball, tennis, swimming, fishing,

09/13/2018
Things To Do

Old Tunnel State Park

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Learn about Fredericksburg’s Civil War era history and how a historic railroad tunnel became home to over three million bats at Old Tunnel State Park near Fredericksburg, Texas. From March through October, visitors of Old Tunnel State Park can hike, bird watch, sign up for educational programs, and view the bats most nights of the week. Old Tunnel State Park is a must for train enthusiasts, history buffs, and animal

09/13/2018
Things To Do

Live Oak Wilderness Trail

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Spanning more than 150 acres, the Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park is the crown jewel of Fredericksburg’s recreational parks. The park was named after the 36th First Lady of the United States and is the premier location for outdoor recreation in Fredericksburg. The Live Oak Wilderness Trail is a perfect representation of the park’s diverse habitats. About Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park Lady Bird Park straddles Live Oak Creek, which

09/13/2018
Things To Do

Pioneer Complex

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In the mid-1840s, Germans looking for a better life arrived in Texas. Despite the numerous obstacles they faced, the early settlers quickly adapted to their new life and created a unique colony at the center of Texas Hill Country. The historic Pioneer Museum Complex honors these early settlers by functioning as both a historical site and as a museum. Visitors of the Pioneer Complex can step back into time and

09/4/2018
Things To Do

Willow City Loop

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Willow City Loop is a 13-mile road located just outside Fredericksburg, Texas, that is best known for its exquisite wildflowers during springtime. Appropriate for people of all ages and activity levels, the Willow City Loop is a spectacular way to enjoy the beauty of Texas Hill Country with the whole family. About Willow City Loop The Willow City Loop is a 13-mile scenic drive that showcases the beauty of Hill

04/26/2018
Things To Do

Fredericksburg Food Festivals

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We take food very seriously here in Texas’ Hill Country. The charming town of Fredericksburg might be small, but it offers an incredible array of quality restaurants, authentic barbecue joints, and even innovative sushi bars. Step off the quaint main street and its cafés and watering holes and you’ll find the rolling hills stitched in green with the weaving vines of more than 30 vineyards, each churning at delicious varietals