What others are saying about Fredericksburg.


2021 Accolade Highlights

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2020 Accolade Highlights

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2019 Accolade Highlights

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Previous Accolades






  • Fredericksburg, Texas was named one of “6 of America’s most romantic small towns” by CNN Travel in November 2014.
  • USA Weekend named Fredericksburg, Texas one of “10Best: Spots for antiquing” in September 2014.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Named by author Patricia Schultz in her popular book entitled 1,000 Places to See Before You Die.