Looking for the perfect spot to relax this summer? Head to Fredericksburg and Texas Wine Country for a rejuvenating getaway filled with shopping, culinary adventures and ways to keep cool during the Texas summer.
Routinely ranked as one of the top small towns for shopping, Fredericksburg’s great stores, include locally owned boutiques, art galleries and more. Pick out an antique to complete your home or take home a one-of-a-kind piece of art. Stock up new fall fashions or secure a locally made product only found in Fredericksburg.
Experience a Culinary Adventure
While Fredericksburg’s authentic German food may headline its culinary scene, there are plenty of other restaurant options featuring Texas Hill Country cuisine, which brings together local ingredients and award-winning Texas wine. Sample some of the area’s great Tex-Mex, BBQ or brewery options.
As summer draws to a close, the more than 50 wineries and tasting rooms of Texas Wine Country will be celebrating harvest season with grape stomps, picking parties and vintner dinners. Relaxation comes standard when enjoying a glass of vino on a vineyard patio. Many wineries offer live music and small bites to enjoy with wine.
Beat the Heat Activities
Fredericksburg’s many unique places to stay range from country cabins to modern luxury homes. Many of the hotels and vacation rentals include a pool or hot tub to relax in while enjoying your home away from home.
Savor the region’s top summertime fruit - the peach. Hill Country peach producers will be offering baskets of the state’s tastiest peaches through mid-August.
The National Museum of the Pacific War provides an air-conditioned adventure with interactive exhibits and plenty of opportunities for all ages to learn about World War II.
One final insider tip, take a midweek getaway for these great perks, including a more personalized tasting room experience and more available reservation times at restaurants.
To plan your Texas Hill Country getaway, go to VisitFredericksburgTX.com.