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Kid-Friendly Activities in Fredericksburg
While Fredericksburg is widely known for its art and wine scene, there are many other activities that can be enjoyed as a family during your stay in one of our Fredericksburg TX rentals. Children will love Marketplatz, Fredericksburg’s downtown greenspace. Stroll through the garden areas, enjoy a picnic, and allow your children to burn some energy on the playground.
Families will also enjoy the Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead, a living history museum located within the LBJ State Park and Historic Site. Kids will be amazed to learn what life was like in 1900-1918 rural Texas, as interpreters in period clothing go about their farm life, acting as a typical Texas-German farm family. Observe traditional farm chores such as sausage making, sheep shearing, canning, feeding, milking, gathering eggs, slopping the hogs, cleaning, cooking on a wood burning stove, churning butter, scrubbing floors with homemade lye soap, and plowing using a team of horses. Once the home and farm of Augusta Sauer Lindig, who served as midwife at the birth of President Johnson, this is an authentic farm rich in the country’s history. What better way to engage children in the past than through a reenactment, drawing them in through the power of storytelling? Both children and adults will marvel at the intense labor and grit that farming in the early 20th century required. Compared to the conveniences of modern day, you will leave the Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead with a greater appreciation for the both the country’s roots and progression.
To enjoy some time in nature, walk the trails at Wildseed Farms. This area is especially beautiful in spring when blooming wildflowers are bursting with color. As the largest working wildflower farm in the entire country, there is no shortage of eye-catching blooms to see at Wildseed. There are over 200 acres to explore, although sticking to the walking paths is required so as not to damage the plants. The paved, half-mile walking trail winds among colorful blooms and water features, with butterflies and hummingbirds flitting about. The contained path is a great place for kids to get out and enjoy nature in the beautiful Hill Country. If you spot something that you’d like to grow at home, there are a variety of plants and pottery available at the on-site nursery. Of course, this is wine country, so in addition to the endless fields of flowers, Wildseed also grows a variety of grapes for wine production. Try a sample in the tasting room or stop for a snack at the onsite Brewbonnet Biergarten. Parents can enjoy a cold beer while kids delight over a dish of peach ice cream, made with locally grown peaches from the nearby Stonewall area.
The National Museum of the Pacific War located downtown will captivate your children as they wander among military vehicles and participate in interactive exhibits. Explore Patrol Torpedo Boat-309, a scene which replicated a dock in the South Pacific where the crew is preparing to embark on a mission. Older children will be enraptured by live reenactments in the Pacific Combat Zone, as soldiers capture fortified positions, and use landing craft and explosives. Due to the loud noises, the live reenactments are not recommended for children under six years old. Kids five and under enjoy free admission to the museum, while students six and older who present an ID enter at just $7. Some special exhibits require an additional purchased ticket.
There’s a lot of kid-friendly activities to partake in when booking one of our Fredericksburg, TX rentals. Start packing and bring the entire family to enjoy the beautiful area of Fredericksburg, Texas!
Our Kid-Friendly Fredericksburg TX Rentals
Staying in one of our comfortable Fredericksburg, TX rentals suited for families with children will make your getaway all that more convenient and enjoyable. At Absolute Charm, we have a wide variety of kid-friendly vacation rentals on offer. Many of our kid-friendly rentals have fully-equipped kitchens, allowing your family to conveniently gather for meals when desired. Luxurious bathrooms with full tubs and multiple bedrooms with beds of various sizes will make it easy to prepare for bedtime and give you plenty of space to continue enjoying the evening after the kids are asleep. Many of our Fredericksburg, TX rentals also offer convenient laundry access, allowing for worry-free light packing.
At Absolute Charm, we have a wide variety of vacation rentals for your stay in the Texas Hill Country or Fredericksburg area. From cozy cabins to luxuriously renovated historic homes, we have a wide variety of kid-friendly options. We are in the know about all of the best places to stay and things to do in the area and want to make sure you and your children feel at home on your getaway. Please contact us at 866-244-7897 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about our Fredericksburg TX rentals. We look forward to helping you plan your getaway!