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Ways to Celebrate Texas Wine Month this October

October is Texas Wine Month and Fredericksburg is gearing up for all things vino. Here are some ways to celebrate during the month-long ode to wine in Texas Wine Country. Participate in the 2021 Texas Wine Month Passport. This self-guided wine trail explores more than 45 participating Texas Hill…

Unique German Gifts in Fredericksburg

Founded by German immigrants over 175 years ago, Fredericksburg still honors its past from its culinary scene to its historic lodging and even its shopping. Fredericksburg is home to more than 150 different locally-owned shops and boutiques, many of which carry special German imports. Take home a…

Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg

One of Fredericksburg's most popular festivals is returning for its 40th year. Oktoberfest, slated for October 1-3, 2021, honors the town's rich German heritage with everything from oompah music, arts and crafts, shopping, a children's area, over 50 varieties of beer and wine, great food and plenty…

Pet Friendly Fredericksburg

Parting with your pet on vacation can be a hassle, so why not bring them with you? Fredericksburg has plenty of activities, restaurants, places to stay and wineries that welcome man's best friend. Pet-friendly Restaurants Dine with your dog at several of Fredericksburg's great eating…

Explore Fredericksburg From Horseback

Explore the beauty of the Texas Hill Country from the saddle of a horse. Fredericksburg has five companies that offer various trail rides accommodating riders of all skill levels. Many offer customized rides for a more intimate experience as well as group rides. It is recommended to wear long pants…

Ways to Celebrate the Grape Harvest in Fredericksburg

As summer draws to a close, the grape harvest season in Fredericksburg kicks in to high gear. With that comes plenty of reasons to celebrate and enjoy the vino of Texas Wine Country. Here are five ways you can enjoy the grape harvest season at the more than 50 wineries and tasting rooms in…

Fredericksburg Places to Stay

The unique lodging of Fredericksburg is often overshadowed by the great things to do in the area, but with nearly 1,500 vacation rental options the town's accommodations are a must-see attraction in their own right. In fact in 2020, AirBnB recognized Fredericksburg as one of the top destinations…

Free Things to do in Fredericksburg

Experience everything Fredericksburg has to offer, on a budget. Find free things to do for all ages including history, shopping, exploring the outdoors and unique activities. Walk Through History Through May 2022, Fredericksburg is celebrating the 175th anniversary of its founding. There are…

5 Ways to Enjoy Peaches in Fredericksburg

1. Visit a roadside stand - Pick up and dig into a basket of juicy, sweet Fredericksburg peaches. Gillespie County is home to more than 15 locally owned and operated roadside stands that all feature the freshest peaches - ripened in the Texas sunshine. Most are open from mid-May through mid- August…

Explore Texas Wine Country in Fredericksburg

Texas Wine Country is one of the United States’ most visited wine regions and part of the fifth largest wine-producing state in the country. Whether you are a long-time Texas wine enthusiast or looking to explore the region for the first time, here are insider tips, answers to frequently asked…