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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 […] Read Post >
5 Tips For Enjoying Texas Hill Country Wildflowers MAR 17 2017

5 Tips For Enjoying Texas Hill Country Wildflowers

1.  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. 2.  Book accommodations early. For […]
6 Upcoming Fredericksburg Foodie Events JAN 19 2017

6 Upcoming Fredericksburg Foodie Events

Foodies rejoice- there are tons of great food-centric events and festivals in Fredericksburg this year! Here are a handful that you definitely shouldn’t miss: 5th Annual Film Affäre. Enjoy a culinary adventure through film during the Hill Country Film Society’s Film Affäre on Friday, March 3, at the Hoffman Haus. Guest speaker Tom Provost- award […]
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 […]
An Artful Week in Fredericksburg, Texas APR 24 2017

An Artful Week in Fredericksburg, Texas

The first week in May is the perfect time to visit Fredericksburg for an artfully inspirational getaway in the Texas Hill Country. Kick back with a glass of Texas Hill Country wine and enjoy exploring Fredericksburg — an American art destination. Start the week early with the 8th Annual Hill Country Film Festival, which kicks off […]
Can’t Miss May 2017 Art Shows APR 18 2017

Can’t Miss May 2017 Art Shows

The Texas Hill Country has a long history of inspiring artistic creativity with its pioneer architecture, rough and rolling landscape, expansive skies and native plants and wildlife. In fact, classically trained artists from Dresden, Friedrich Richard Petri and Hermann Lungkwitz, were among the earliest German pioneers to Fredericksburg, in 1850. Continuing that tradition, Fredericksburg is […]
Fredericksburg Ranked #7 in Best Places to Learn About History in the U.S. List APR 14 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 […]
Texas Hill Country Heritage Must-Do’s APR 12 2017

Texas Hill Country Heritage Must-Do’s

History and heritage abound in Fredericksburg. Experience a little bit of that history yourself with these must-do’s: Stay in a Sunday House. Sunday houses were once used by the German pioneers as a weekend house when they came to town to trade or go to church. Some of these historic one-room houses can now be […]
New in Fredericksburg: Historical and Architectural Walking Tour APR 10 2017

New in Fredericksburg: Historical and Architectural Walking Tour

The Pioneer Museum recently debuted a new walking tour of Fredericksburg that’s perfect for any history buff looking for a little adventure. Starting at the Schandua House at 111 East Austin Street, the two-hour walking tour explores Fredericksburg’s West End and covers areas not normally available to visitors. Guided by Fredericksburg natives, learn about the […]

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