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Plan Ahead When Visiting Fredericksburg

Planning a trip to Fredericksburg? Things may look a little different than you’re used to, so here are some suggestions to make it a great visit to the Texas Hill Country. Want to know what is open? Click here. One thing that has not changed is that Gillespie County peaches are still delicious…

5 Ways to Enjoy Peaches in Fredericksburg

Pick your own peaches - It’s one thing to dig into a basket of juicy, sweet Fredericksburg peaches, but picking them yourself is a whole other experience. Head to Jenschke Orchards to pick some peaches - ripened in the sunshine and then savor a job well done as you bite into the freshest peach…

Peach Season in the Texas Hill Country

Peach season is now underway in the Texas Hill Country! Roadside markets and orchards around Fredericksburg and Stonewall are opening up with a new crop of delicious Gillespie County peaches. The popularity of the peach in the area prompted Fodor's Travel to name Fredericksburg one of 10 small…

Discover Fredericksburg From Home

As much as you have to experience Fredericksburg firsthand to understand its unique mix of German heritage and Texan hospitality, dive in to the examples below to get a glimpse of the magic of our destination from your home. FBGTX From Home Video Series This video series from the Fredericksburg…

Fredericksburg Honored by Southern Living Magazine Readers

For a third consecutive year, Fredericksburg was recently named “Best Small Town in Texas” by Southern Living . The magazine's readers ranked the Texas Hill Country town, which is at the heart of Texas Wine Country as the sixth-best small town in all of the South. The April 2020 “South’s Best”…

Memorial Day Weekend in Fredericksburg

In Fredericksburg this Memorial Day Weekend? Things may look a little different than you’re used to, so here are some tips to make it a great weekend in the Texas Hill Country. Want to know what is open? Click here. One thing that has not changed is that Gillespie County peaches are still…

5 Tips For Enjoying Texas Hill Country Wildflowers

1. Plan a midweek 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 midweek trip to Fredericksburg. You’ll spend more time enjoying nature and less time waiting in line at a winery…

5 Ways to Wow Your Kids in Fredericksburg This Spring

Fredericksburg has a multitude of family-fun adventures. Check out these attractions in the Texas Hill Country, which will entertain the whole family this spring. Photos at Wildseed Farms - Bring your camera or charge up your phone (and maybe a couple of disposable cameras for the kids) and explore…

4 Wildflower Hotspots This Spring

The Texas Hill Country is a beautiful place to explore in the springtime. Viewing wildflowers, including the Texas Bluebonnet, make a trip to Fredericksburg a must-do for any spring getaway. Here are a few places where you can get up close and personal with wildflowers in Fredericksburg: Visit…

Head to Fred for Spring Break 2020!

Fredericksburg, Texas is gearing up for a month-long celebration of Spring! Beginning Friday, March 6, Fredericksburg will be hopping with family-friendly Spring Break activities and excitement. Saturday, March 7 through Sunday, March 15, step back in time with Living History Days at Fort Martin…