Fredericksburg and Becker Vineyards earned spots on the 2014 San Antonio Express News Readers’ Choice Awards. Fredericksburg received a silver award in the “Texas Getaway” category and Becker Vineyards received a gold award in the “Texas Winery” category.
Southern Living featured Fredericksburg in the “Small Town We Love: Fredericksburg, Texas” article in June 2014.
The Huffington Post featured Fredericksburg as one of “6 Small Towns to Visit This Summer” in June 2014.
Fredericksburg was listed in USA Today’s “10 Best: Retirement Cities to Consider” List in June 2014.
Fredericksburg and Luckenbach Texas were listed in Huffington Post’s “Forget SXSW, Here Are 8 Emerging Cultural Hot Spots You Need to Visit in Texas” article in March 2014.
Fredericksburg was listed as #1 on Movoto’s “Best Places to Live in Texas” list in March 2014.
Fredericksburg was named to Forbes “25 Best Places to Retire in 2014” list in Spring 2014.
Fredericksburg was recognized as a Top Destination for 2014 Spring Travel by FlipKey.com, the vacation rental site of TripAdvisor in Spring 2014.
Gillespie County was named One of Top Eight on CNN’s “Where the Middle Class Thrives” list in Spring 2014.
The Texas Hill Country was named to Travel & Leisure’s “America’s Most Romantic Winter Destinations” list in January 2014.
The Texas Hill Country was named to the “10 Best Wine Destinations” list by USA Today in Spring 2014.
The Texas Hill Country was named one of the “10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2014” by Wine Enthusiast Magazine in Spring 2014.
“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.