There are few places like Fredericksburg, Texas, a town situated north of San Antonio and west of Austin. This 19th-century German settlement defines what the American small town should be: easygoing, sophisticated, historic, and full of natural beauty. From the charming boutiques to the fabulous German cuisine, you won't be bored for a second here. That's all the reason you should need to turn your Fredericksburg vacation into a reality.
If you're a museum-goer, you can't miss the National Museum of the Pacific War, which details America's operations in the Pacific during World War II, and Gish's Old West Museum, where you can study the history of cowboys. If you're into fine wine, Fredericksburg is paradise: nestled in Texas Hill Country, you'll have easy access to some of the best vineyards in the country. If you wish to stay near a winery, finding a hotel in Fredericksburg close to one is quite easy. To get your shopping fix, explore Main Street. And if you wish to hike and enjoy incredible scenery, make the trip to Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, and see the gigantic pink granite pluton batholith (a rock formed by solidification of magma).
Fredericksburg is headlined by spectacular events throughout the year, as major festivals like the Black-Eyed Pea and Cornbread Cookoff in early January, the Hill Country Film Festival in late April/early May, and the Fredericksburg Food and Wine Festival in October guarantee good times throughout most of the year. During such events, you'll be able to find deals on Fredericksburg vacation packages to make your stay more affordable. Oktoberfest here is also one of the best of its kind in North America, thanks to the town's German roots. You're sure to learn some Texas German while attending this festive event.
Fredericksburg offers you an unforgettable experience. If you want to rent a car in Fredericksburg or find lodging, look on Travelocity. If you find cheaper Fredericksburg packages elsewhere, let us know and we'll match the price or refund the difference—that's the Travelocity Price Guarantee.
Whether or not you want your travel experience to be heart-stopping and exhilarating or chilled out and mellow, one thing's for certain — you'll have lots of stories to tell when you get back home!