Fredericksburg, TX

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Fredericksburg which includes a house and street scenes
In the heart of Texas’ Hill Country, wineries and historic museums are scattered around a city steeped in German history.

Fredericksburg is a Texan city rooted firmly in German traditions. The city’s most significant site is the National Museum of the Pacific War, which pays tribute to a local World War II hero. Fredericksburg is in the heart of Hill Country, a vast expanse of knolls and small mountains in the scenic countryside, dotted with vineyards and fruit orchards.

The nickname, Fritztown, is sometimes used in reference to the city’s origins, after German settlers founded it in 1846.

Visit the National Museum of the Pacific War in the historic district to learn about Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz. This local man had an exceptional naval career. The museum is housed in a steamboat-shaped building that was once his grandfather’s hotel. Explore the museum’s 6 acres (2.4 hectares) of exhibitions concerning World War II.

Get a sense of the city’s German past at the Pioneer Museum. Learn about the formation of Fredericksburg by European immigrants in the mid-19th century. See the adjacent Vereins Kirche Museum, housed in a replica of a church used by the first German settlers. The European-style thatched roof stands as a symbol of the city’s heritage. The museum sits in the Marktplatz (Market Place), which has a playground for young kids. Look for events and festivals in the spacious square.

Discover Hill Country’s famed peach orchards and wineries dotted around the city. Test the season’s vintages with tasting sessions at Grape Creek Vineyards just east of the city. Stroll through their picturesque grounds and take a tour of the cellar. Then head to Marburger Orchard, just south of Fredericksburg. Pick peaches, blackberries or strawberries to enjoy the freshness of local fruit.

The city of Fredericksburg lies about 80 miles (128.7 kilometers) west of Austin and the same distance north of San Antonio. The nearest international transportation hub is San Antonio International Airport.

With Fredericksburg’s German influence, peach orchards and vineyards, you will enjoy experiences unexpected for Texas.

Peach Tree Inn & Suites
Peach Tree Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
401 S Washington St, Fredericksburg, TX, 78624
The price is $69 per night from Aug 16 to Aug 17
Stay at this business-friendly motel in Fredericksburg. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the convenient ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,009 reviews)
"We loved our stay, clean rooms, quiet grounds, fun clean pool, friendly staff."

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2022

Peach Tree Inn & Suites
Fredericksburg Inn & Suites
Fredericksburg Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
201 S Washington, Fredericksburg, TX, 78624
The price is $146 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Fredericksburg. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,005 reviews)
"Loved this hotel. Will definitely stay again."

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2022

Fredericksburg Inn & Suites
Inn On Barons Creek
Inn On Barons Creek
2.5 out of 5
308 South Washington Street, Fredericksburg, TX, 78624
The price is $134 per night from Aug 16 to Aug 17
Stay at this spa hotel in Fredericksburg. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,005 reviews)
"Spaceous room, good complementary breakfast, reasonable rates, close location to shops, pick up for some tours."

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Inn On Barons Creek
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
City on a Hill at Spring Creek
City on a Hill at Spring Creek
3 out of 5
2918 Usener Rd., Fredericksburg, TX, 78624
The price is $179 per night from Aug 16 to Aug 17
Stay at this 3-star cabin in Fredericksburg. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and private spa tubs. Our guests praise the comfy beds in our reviews. Popular attraction ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (132 reviews)
Couple weekend
"It was a great stay it was a very quiet and peaceful place. The cabin is beautiful and Spacious. The hot tub hit the right spot. It was also great that I got to take my dog she had a wonderful time."

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2022

City on a Hill at Spring Creek
Settlers Crossing
Settlers Crossing
3 out of 5
104 Settlers Crossing Road, Fredericksburg, TX, 78624
The price is $236 per night from Aug 29 to Aug 30
Stay at this 3-star vacation home in Fredericksburg. Enjoy free parking, a garden, and a picnic area. Our guests praise the spacious rooms and the property condition ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (70 reviews)
"Excellent all round! We’ll be back!"

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2022

Settlers Crossing
Fredericksburg Cottage ~ 1 Mile to Main Street!
Fredericksburg Cottage ~ 1 Mile to Main Street!
Fredericksburg, Texas
Stay at this cottage in Fredericksburg. Enjoy free WiFi, a porch, and a garden. Popular attractions Fredericksburg Winery and Cross Mountain Park are located ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (45 reviews)
Quiet but close
"This was a quiet place in the country. We saw deer and other animals while we were there. It’s not really far from the main historical areas of town, shop then run back to the cabin rest then go again. Loved the rental, would recommend it and already want to come back!"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2022

Fredericksburg Cottage ~ 1 Mile to Main Street!
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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