Working outside the traditional office setting may be here to stay, so why not work from somewhere that inspires you and take a working vacation in Fredericksburg?

Fredericksburg provides the perfect location to escape for a change of scenery, midweek getaway, or an extended stay to complete a work project. Located just over an hour from Austin or San Antonio and just four hours from DFW or Houston, here is why you should head to the Texas Hill Country for a workcation.  

Top Five Reasons to Work from Fredericksburg

1. Be inspired by the area’s unique lodging options.
2. Experience award-winning restaurants and wine.
3. Texas Hill Country views are the perfect cure for cubicle fatigue.  
4. Learn from the history that is around every corner. 
5. Scout the activities that are can’t miss for your next trip to the area.

Unique Lodging

Fredericksburg offers a variety of lodging options set up to give you a true home office, including hotel and motels with office desks and chairs or on-site conference room space. In addition, the area has nearly 1,500 vacation rentals, B&Bs, guesthouses and inns – many featuring dedicated workspaces and Wi-Fi. 

And if you want to get out to the great outdoors, many accommodations include great outdoor spaces like porches and patios perfect for an outside work from home environment.

Bed & Breakfasts / Guesthouses

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Discover the flavors of Fredericksburg by grabbing lunch at some of the best restaurants the Texas Hill Country has to offer. The area includes spots for quick-bites, fine-dining, and casual eateries. Enjoy a romantic dinner with sushi or steak or a more casual atmosphere with burgers or try the authentic German cuisine. Fredericksburg also has several restaurants with kid-friendly menus and dishes.  Because of the pandemic, many restaurants are offering delivery and to-go orders. After hours, participate in happy hour by grabbing drinks at a local winery, brewery, or bar. Many spots also include nightly live music.

People eating dinner at August E's restaurant in Fredericksburg, TX

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If the workday is done or as time allows, there is a multitude of adventures to provide new unique experiences. Explore Fredericksburg’s many museums and historic sites, stroll through its award-winning shops and art galleries, or spend time relaxing at a spa. If you are looking for outdoor activity, go hiking or head to a tasting in Texas Wine Country.

Museums & History

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Other Options

Can’t work from Fredericksburg? Visit during the month of February for the perfect romantic getaway or plan a future visit. The highlight in 2021 will be celebrating Fredericksburg’s 175th Anniversary, showcasing the area’s rich German culture in a year-long celebration. 

Tips on Safely Visiting Fredericksburg

Plan ahead, bring your mask (or buy another at a local boutique), continue to practice social distancing and CDC recommendations. Again, a midweek stay is a great option for those looking for a little more room when moving around town.