Tired of the same old sun and sand summer vacation in a hotel? Looking for something different, fun and relaxing? Why not choose a bed and breakfast in Fredericksburg, Texas instead? By staying in a bed and breakfast you can enjoy personalized service, delicious breakfasts and a welcoming family atmosphere – not to mention, it’s a much cheaper option than staying in a hotel.
But why pick Fredericksburg? Located deep in the heart of the Lone Star state in Gillespie County, the tiny town is well-known for its rich German heritage and popular for the array of things to do and see. Below are three things you must do when visiting:
1. Take a Taste of Texas Wine
The state of Texas is certainly gaining a reputation for producing award-winning wines. In fact, Fredericksburg is the second most visited wine region in the U.S., second to Napa Valley. The Fredericksburg area is the hub for wine touring with over three dozen wineries all within a 25-mile radius! And there’s alternative transportation available to accommodate you. Need help on choosing a winery? We recommend Becker Vineyards, where you will find an array of red and white wines. The winery also hosts a lavender festival every spring.
2. Experience One-of-a-Kind Shopping on Main Street
If it’s shopping you’re looking for, during your stay at our bed and breakfast in Fredericksburg TX take a stroll down Main Street. Here you will pass by nearly 100 shops selling an array of items such as jewelry, art, clothing, antiques, home décor, musical instruments, chocolate, baked goods, pottery, spa services, brew pubs, restaurants and grills, and so much more.
3. Visit Historic Sites and Museums
Fredericksburg is rich with American history. With the many historic sites and museums, you can experience and relive it all. Did you know that Fredericksburg was established by German immigrants in 1846 looking for a better way of life? Today it’s reflected in the town’s traditions, food and architecture. You can lLearn of the story of our German settlers at the Pioneer Museum Complex. Visit the National Museum of the Pacific War, dedicated to those who served in the war, and learn about the war through artifacts and photography. The complex includes three museums to tour. You can also take a self-guided walk at the Fort Martin Scott Historic Site, a pre-Civil War military outpost and learn about the first frontier Army forts in Texas.
The things to do in Fredericksburg are endless! Visit our website to learn more.