Fredericksburg hosts more than 1.5 million visitors a year, which means there’s plenty of things to do and see around the area. Here is a list of a handful of activities in the area.
More than 30 wineries call the area in and around Fredericksburg, Texas home. Texas wines have come a long way in the last several years; you can visit wineries with more international medals than the most decorated olympian. During your travels, you’re sure to find that special winery, varietal, or vintage – and when you do – take home a bottle or two to share with others, as you remember and recount your Hill Country vacation.
Check out our wineries page for a list of wineries and tasting rooms.
National Museum of the Pacific War
The National Museum of the Pacific War is a dynamic, world-class experience designed for visitors of all ages and backgrounds. The Nimitz Museum, as it’s referred to locally, is the only institution in the continental United States exclusively dedicated to telling the story of World War II Pacific theater battles.
340 E Main Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Luckenbach Texas, where “Everybody’s Somebody”, was established as a trading post in 1849. Made famous by Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson in the song Luckenbach Texas, the town is a popular destination for those seeking the Texas State of Mind. Consisting of a general store, bar, and dance hall, Luckenbach is a great place to kick back, relax, and catch live music each day under the 500 year old Live Oaks
412 Luckenbach Town Loop
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
The massive pink granite dome rising above Central Texas has drawn people for thousands of years. But there’s more at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area than just the dome. You can hike, backpack, camp, rock climb, picnic, birdwatch, study nature, geocache, and stargaze. The scenery, rock formations, and legends are magical – bring a camera to capture your special image!
16710 Ranch Road 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Kerrville-Schreiner State Park
Kerrville-Schreiner Park is a 517-acre park with frontage on the Guadalupe River. Over 7.5 miles of hiking trails snake across the hilly, juniper-studded landscape.
2385 Bandera Highway
Kerrville, TX 78028
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park & State Park
A combined State and Federal park of 1,570 acres located just 15 minutes east of Fredericksburg. The park features LBJ’s “Texas Whitehouse,” the Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead, and the official Texas longhorn herd. Open 7-day a week. Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Free.
199 Park Road 52
Stonewall, TX 78671
There are hundreds of miles of roads in the Hill Country for cycling and you experience some of the best roads right out your front door at Cherry Mountain Cottages. We have created maps for you to print out here.
If mountain biking is your forte, then there are mountain biking trails close to Fredericksburg.
Flat Rock Ranch – Mountain Biking
Eighteen miles of difficult mountain biking trail approximately 30 minutes SE of Fredericksburg, near Comfort, TX. Nicknamed “Miles of DisComfort,” this course is not for beginners. Open sunrise to sunset – 7-days a week.
Check trail conditions before going
Visit the nation’s largest working wildflower farm. See colorful flowers from spring through first frost and cut your own bouquet. Self guided tours of the flowers gardens available. Visit Lady Bird Meadow, Market Center, Brew-Bonnet Biergarten, Flower Haus, and Blumenhaus.
100 Legacy Drive