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5 Tips For Enjoying Texas Hill Country Wildflowers MAR 13 2015

5 Tips For Enjoying Texas Hill Country Wildflowers

Plan a mid-week Trip. It’s no secret that the Texas Hill Country is a great place to see wildflowers, like the beloved Texas bluebonnet, each Spring. Avoid the crowds and plan a mid-week trip to Fredericksburg. You’ll spend more time photographing wildflowers and less time waiting for your turn. Book accommodations early. For the same […] Read Post >
4 Wildflower Hotspots This Spring MAR 11 2015

4 Wildflower Hotspots This Spring

The Texas Hill Country is a beautiful place to explore in the springtime- wildflowers, including the Texas Bluebonnet, make a trip to Fredericksburg a must do for any spring getaway. Here are a few places where you can get up close and personal with wildflowers in Fredericksburg. Visit Wildseed Farms. The nation’s largest wildflower farm, […]
2015 Wine & Wildflower Trail MAR 06 2015

2015 Wine & Wildflower Trail

Looking for an addition to your springtime getaway in Fredericksburg? Sip Texas Hill Country wine while exploring 42 Hill Country wineries along the Texas Hill Country Wineries 2015 “Wine and Wildflower Trail.” The self-guided wine trail runs April 10, through April 26, 2015 giving wine lovers just over two weeks to “taste” their way across […]
7 April Events Showcase Mother Nature’s Show MAR 01 2015

7 April Events Showcase Mother Nature’s Show

Mother Nature paints the countryside with color during the springtime in the Texas Hill Country. This April, enjoy special events that bring opportunities to enjoy the natural beauty of the Texas Hill County. Celebrate the arrival of springtime exploring the butterfly gardens and walking trails at the Nation’s largest working wildflower farm, Wildseed Farms. The […]
Hike Bike & Run the Texas Hill Country This Spring FEB 28 2015

Hike Bike & Run the Texas Hill Country This Spring

A number of hiking, running and cycling events are planned in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County this Spring. Lace up your running shoes and get your favorite bike ready for these outdoor events: The Texas Hell Week Bicycle Tour returns to Fredericksburg with daily unsupported rides across the Texas Hill Country March 14, through March 21. Three daily […]
An Artful Weekend in Fredericksburg, Texas FEB 28 2015

An Artful Weekend in Fredericksburg, Texas

The first weekend in May is the perfect time to visit Fredericksburg, Texas for an artfully inspirational getaway in the Texas Hill Country. Start the weekend off early with the 6th Annual Hill Country Film Festival, which kicks off on Thursday, April 30, and brings four days of independent film screenings, discussion panels, filmmaker Q&A […]
Explore one of “America’s most romantic small towns” FEB 20 2015

Explore one of “America’s most romantic small towns”

With more than two dozen wineries, tons of restaurants and cozy guesthouses and B&B’s, it’s no surprise that Fredericksburg was noted one of  “6 of America’s most romantic small towns” by CNN Travel. So how can you wow the one you love in one of America’s most romantic small towns? Secure romantic lodging in one […]
Texas Hill Country One Of The 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations in 2014 FEB 05 2014

Texas Hill Country One Of The 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations in 2014

The Texas Hill Country was named one of the “10 Best Wine Travel Destinations in 2014” by Wine Enthusiast Magazine in its February print edition and online. So how can you explore the one of the 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations? By visiting Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg’s central location, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, […]
Memorial Day Weekend APR 27 2015

Memorial Day Weekend

Fredericksburg is a great Memorial Day weekend getaway. Make memories with your family in Fredericksburg at some of these fun events: Shop local farms and vendors at the Fredericksburg Summer Farmers Market on Thursday, May 21. Find local fruits, vegetables, meats, Gulf seafood, cheese, bread and wine, then relax at the picnic tables to listen […]
Mother’s Day Getaway APR 27 2015

Mother’s Day Getaway

Treat Mom to a great Mother’s Day weekend, or better yet, book her a week-long getaway, complete with spa treatments, shopping Main Street, and tastings and tours at our two dozen wineries. Pamper your hardworking mom with a relaxing spa day, complete with a refreshing facial, therapeutic massage, mani/pedi, purifying sauna or even some rejuvenating yoga. Spend a day shopping […]
Treasure Hunt Your Way Through Texas State Parks APR 27 2015

Treasure Hunt Your Way Through Texas State Parks

By: Enchanted Rock Park Ranger Scott Whitener The first time I heard the word Geocache, I had NO clue what it meant. Take the word apart and in my terms it means “a stash of stuff in the world”. When I found out what it was, it sounded ridiculously “nerdy”. Who in the world wants […]
Hill Country Escape APR 02 2015

Hill Country Escape

A trip to reconnect and explore Fredericksburg’s wine country By Jessica Dupuy The Texas Hill Country is quite possibly the state’s most trafficked playground. Blanketed by a scenic landscape of rolling hills and broad valleys; adorned with shady oak trees, rugged limestone outcroppings, expansive fields of spring wildflowers, and nights alive with starlit skies, wine […]
Rancho Ponte Vineyard: The History MAR 31 2015

Rancho Ponte Vineyard: The History

Although a relatively new Texan and Texas winery owner, Roberto Ponte, co-owner, with his wife, Rachel, of Rancho Ponte Vineyards, may have the longest lineage of winemaking in his blood than any other Hill Country winemaker. His family has been making wine for four generations on two continents. In 1895, Luigi Ponte, Roberto’s great-grandfather, started […]

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