Located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, Fredericksburg is an exceptional destination full of rich history and countless ways to create memories! While it has become a popular weekend visit, it is just as lively during the week. Check out the various ways to enjoy the charming town during the weekdays!
Updated January 2022
With over 50 wineries in Fredericksburg, the town is a wine lovers' dream! Enjoy award winning wines honored across the globe through guided tastings, vineyard visits and production tours. Pair your glasses with charcuterie for the full winery experience! And if you can't get enough, many of the wineries offer memberships with various perks that are great for the frequent visitor!
There's nothing better than a small town restaurant to revive yourself during a fun-filled day. The town's wide culinary expertise offers everything from German to barbecue to cajun to seafood and more! The farm-to-table standard embraces Fredericksburg's agricultural history and provides fresh and unique tastes of the town! And hey, why not enjoy another glass of wine while you're at it?
Did you know that the shopping in this charming pocket of Texas is one of the main reasons people visit? The shops in town are open during the week and offer tons of goodies! Vintage fashion, antiques and year-round Christmas decor are just a few of the many options available all week long. Whether you're looking for a gift for yourself or for someone else, you really can't go wrong shopping around town!
Over 175 years ago, German settlers founded Fredericksburg, and later, the 36th U.S. President, Lyndon B. Johnson, made American history here in his home town. The town is built on history, and there's no better way to appreciate it than by incorporating museum visits into your trip. Enjoy unique events at the various museums and admire attractions you can't see anywhere else. You'll feel like part of Fredericksburg as you explore the numerous historical events that occured right where you're standing!
BREWERIES / DISTILLERIES
Given Fredericksburg's German roots, beer is a given here! Top off your days at Altstadt Brewery, where you can literally soak up the town's culture with each sip of your authentic German-style beer. For those looking for a different taste, Elk Store Winery & Distillery on Main Street offers gin, moonshine, whiskey and rum from across the globe. Enjoy a cocktail (or two) in their lounge or try their spirits in their distillery tasting room. Looking for a one-of-a-kind experience? Visit Fredericksburg Brewing Company and stay in one of their "bed and brew" rooms over the brewery while you enjoy their accomodations!
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