“Head to Fredericksburg, one of the Lone Star State’s most charming towns and the Hill Country’s unofficial capital of food and wine.” Wine Spectator Magazine
“A museum of this quality, and importance, needs to be seen by many more.” The Wall Street Journal on the National Museum of the Pacific War
USA Today lists the Texas Hill Country in “10 Great Places for Local Wines” and says, “With all the attention, the town of Fredericksburg has become a mini-Napa with fine restaurants, shopping and bed-and-breakfasts.”
The New York Times listed the Texas Hill Country as the top place to go for the summer of 2008.
The readers of Southern Living in 2009 ranked Fredericksburg as one of the top three best small towns in the South.
Named by author Patricia Schultz in her popular book entitled 1,000 Places to See Before You Die.
Gillespie County was named one of the “top ten best places to live in rural America” by Progressive Farmer Magazine.
Fredericksburg’s Oktoberfest was named one of the “12 Travel Highlights for 2009” by msn.com.