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Ways to Wow Your Kids in Fredericksburg JUN 26 2017

Ways to Wow Your Kids in Fredericksburg

Teach them to two-step at Luckenbach, Texas – Let’s face it, any kid who’s in, from, or visits Texas needs to learn how to Texas two-step. Made famous by Waylon, Willie and the Boys, Luckenbach Texas is the perfect spot for the whole family to dance. Enjoy live music 364 days of the year, let the kids get […] Read Post >
Summer 2017 Horse Racing in Fredericksburg JUN 26 2017

Summer 2017 Horse Racing in Fredericksburg

Horseracing at the Gillespie Country Fairgrounds – right here in Fredericksburg Texas – is a favorite Hill Country summer activity. Horse racing has been taking place in Gillespie County for more than a century. And for the past two decades, the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association has been offering pari-mutuel betting. The track is […]
Fredericksburg Voted to Southern Living’s “The South’s Best Small Towns 2017” List MAR 18 2017

Fredericksburg Voted to Southern Living’s “The South’s Best Small Towns 2017” List

Fredericksburg was recently named No. 2 on Southern Living’s “The South’s Best Small Towns 2017” list, noting that in addition to “a historic downtown straight out of a Western, this German town has a happening food, brew, and winery scene.” Southern Living went on to say that great small towns “all have a few things […]
What’s New: Fredericksburg Trolley Offers Local Tours and Transportation JAN 18 2017

What’s New: Fredericksburg Trolley Offers Local Tours and Transportation

All aboard! The Fredericksburg Trolley, Fredericksburg’s newest attraction, is now offering specialty tours and transportation in the Fredericksburg area. The Fredericksburg Trolley shuttle now operates regular routes with more than fourteen stops around town (including participating hotels) on the weekends. Encompassing all of the historic Main Street shopping and entertainment district, the heated and air […]
Texas Hill Country Named to “Best in the U.S.” List by Lonely Planet DEC 16 2016

Texas Hill Country Named to “Best in the U.S.” List by Lonely Planet

The Texas Hill Country was named Number 8 on the Lonely Planet’s “Best in the US” list – noting the Texas Hill Country Wine Region as one of “the top 10 most exciting places to visit in the United States in the year ahead.” Lonely Planet went on to say, “Texas may not be the […]
Explore Fredericksburg’s Urban Wineries Trail AUG 01 2016

Explore Fredericksburg’s Urban Wineries Trail

With more than 30 wineries in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County, numerous wine tours and shuttles, and a growing number of downtown wineries and tasting rooms, there are tons of ways to taste and enjoy Texas Hill Country wines during your next Fredericksburg getaway – but now you can do it without even having to leave […]
“Best Small Town Food Scene” by USA Today’s 10Best APR 29 2016

“Best Small Town Food Scene” by USA Today’s 10Best

Fredericksburg was voted to USA Today 10Best’s “Best Small Town Food Scene” list in Spring 2016, and rightly so. While Fredericksburg pays homage to its German roots with some great German food, there’s a wide range of foodie fare for everyone to enjoy! With more than 80 restaurants, the choices can be daunting! Check out our […]
First Fridays in Fredericksburg MAR 03 2016

First Fridays in Fredericksburg

First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg brings a unique opportunity to explore Fredericksburg’s artful side- as thirteen art galleries open their doors for a full day (and evening) of show openings, demonstrations, and artist meet and greets in downtown Fredericksburg. In addition to debuting new shows and showcasing special artists, galleries serve local Texas Hill Country […]
Texas Hill Country Beer Trail DEC 16 2015

Texas Hill Country Beer Trail

Somehow, you’ve managed to explore all the wineries in the Texas Hill Country. Or you need a break from the grape juice and are looking for a new adventure. In either case, get ready to explore the Texas Hill Country Beer Trail! The trail includes 20 independent breweries from San Marcos and Boerne in the […]
Tips for Shopping in Fredericksburg — with the Kiddos JUN 22 2017

Tips for Shopping in Fredericksburg — with the Kiddos

We understand. Shopping is not always high on the list of exciting things for the youngest members of the family, so here are a few helpful tips to make it memorable for them, and enjoyable for all.   Treat Stations: You’d think this was pre-planned but it just so happens there are conveniently placed “treat […]
Find a treasure trove of locally made keepsakes! JUN 20 2017

Find a treasure trove of locally made keepsakes!

This time, forgo the snow globes and bring home something authentically Fredericksburg. You can walk into almost any shop and find something made locally. Here are a few ideas to get with your “I (heart) FBG” t-shirt. Locally Created Art: Fredericksburg and Gillespie County has an entire population of local artisans, so just about every […]
Fredericksburg Ranked #7 in Best Places to Learn About History in the U.S. List JUN 01 2017

Fredericksburg Ranked #7 in Best Places to Learn About History in the U.S. List

Reading about history in a book is one thing. Immersing yourself in the history and heritage of a place is another. With Fredericksburg’s museums and historic sites and strong German heritage that is still present to this day, it’s no surprise that our little town was ranked #7 in LendEDU’s “Best Places to Learn about […]

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