Central Texas Getaways- Fredericksburg, Texas

November 4, 2018 11:49 am42 commentsViews: 94

Sometimes you feel the urge to drop the routines of life and escape to a place that offers a change in view. You pull out your local map and scan it for a small town that looks far enough to feel like a mini-vacation yet close enough to make the trip worth while. Fredericksburg, Texas not only accommodates this criteria for those living in the cities of Austin and San Antonio but also has a plethora of activities to satiate the many varied appetites of any tourist.

Getting to Texas Hill Country is Half the Fun

Wave a friendly Texas good-bye and leave the cities fast pace behind. If you decided to drive which is the recommended way to travel, take the time to stop at the many points of interest. Visit Johnson City and The Lyndon B. Johnson Historic State Park, the birth place of our thirty-sixth President and if you happen to see beautiful wildflowers on the highway, Lady Bird Johnson is the one to thank.

As you enter Gillespie County, wine country welcomes you with grape lined vineyards and wine tastings that gives a slight hint to Sonoma County in California. Becker Vineyards is a true Texas wine experience and is a must for the wine enthusiast.

Willkommen: Welcome to Fredericksburg

Fredricksburg was originally settled by German immigrants in 1846, if you love an authentic weinerschnitzel restaurants like The Auslander on main street serve an excellent rendition. For a World class German beer stroll on down to The Fredericksburg Brewery.

World War II history buffs will be pleasantly entertained at the National Museum of the Pacific War and the Admiral Nimitz Museum. Make sure and rest those feet as well as the mind at the Zen garden donated by the Japanese as a gift of peace.

Ladies, the saying, “shop til you drop” applies to the four block long main street. Window shopping becomes a real spectator sport with the sundry of boutiques, art galleries and furniture stores.

Fredricksburg houses many options in rest and comfort and for any budget and taste. The Sunday House is an affordable inn that is close to main street and local attractions. Various quaint bed and breakfasts dot the area and provide a personal feel for those that want a home away from home. For the outdoor enthusiast campgrounds are available year round.

Nostalgia seekers will be swept back in time at the 1940’s inspired Hangar Hotel, watching the planes land at the Airport Diner and having a night cap at the Officer’s Club.

Fredericksburg: The Frequent Destination

Whether you are a couple on a romantic excursion, a family looking for fun, or a club taking the opportunity to mix and mingle: Once you visit Fredericksburg and experience the abundant amenities it has to offer you will want to adopt it as your getaway to build memories on.

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