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The Peach Basket Natural Foods & Supplements MAY 12 2015

The Peach Basket Natural Foods & Supplements

Peach Basket Natural Foods & Supplements has been an icon for Fredericksburg locals seeking their healthy lifestyle needs since its opening in 1977. Founders E.W. and Rubye Hallford were looking for a retail spot where they could sell the fresh peaches from their local orchard. They stumbled on a building which had been a free-standing […] Read Post >
Summer 2015 Horse Racing in Fredericksburg MAY 04 2015

Summer 2015 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 […]
Memorial Day Weekend in Fredericksburg MAY 01 2015

Memorial Day Weekend in Fredericksburg

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 […]
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, […]
5 Ways to Wow Your Kids in Fredericksburg MAY 22 2015

5 Ways to Wow Your Kids in Fredericksburg

See the bats emerge at Old Tunnel State Park- For a fun evening adventure, take a quick drive out to Old Tunnel State Park to watch millions of Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from an old railway tunnel and take flight into the night sky. Explore Enchanted Rock State Natural Area- The huge, pink granite dome […]
Summer 2015 Peach Harvest in Full Operation! MAY 21 2015

Summer 2015 Peach Harvest in Full Operation!

The 2015 Peach Season is now underway! Roadside markets and orchards around Fredericksburg and Stonewall are now open with a new crop of delicious Hill Country peaches. Many of the markets also have fresh blackberries and other produce available- making this the perfect time to head to the Texas Hill Country for a peach getaway. […]
To the Bat Cave! MAY 15 2015

To the Bat Cave!

Did you know an old abandoned railroad tunnel near Fredericksburg is home to millions of Mexican free-tailed bats during the summer months? The tunnel was originally constructed in 1913 as part of a railroad spur from San Antonio to Fredericksburg, Texas. It was abandoned in 1941 and the bats began to make it their summer home […]
Treasure Hunt Your Way Through Texas State Parks MAY 13 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 […]

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