Huge, pink granite exfoliation dome that rises 425 feet above ground, 1,825 feet above sea level, and covers 640 acres. It is one of the largest batholiths in the United States. Nice hiking trails and views.
Dance in the Historic dancehall made famous by Willie, Waylon & the Boys!
Visit the largest working wildflower farm in the US with 200 cultivated acres at its Hill Country headquarters just seven miles east of Fredericksburg.
The first Friday of each month 13 local galleries stay open late and feature an “open house.”
Fredericksburg is home to well over a dozen galleries featuring art from national and international artists as well as local talent.
Learn the life history and ecology as you watch up to 3 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from an abandoned railroad tunnel; the smallest wildlife management area in Texas.
Enjoy 150+ shops, art galleries and boutiques on and around our historic Main Street including sophisticated home décor, the latest fashion trends, gifts, antiques, jewelry stores, outfitters and much more.
With over 30 vineyards, wineries, and tasting rooms in and around Fredericksburg you might say we’re the heart of the Texas Wine Country. We’ve achieved national recognition with a range of award-winning varietals.
View 12 historic country schools in Gillespie County. A special map with highlighted routes will direct visitors to schools in a particular quadrant of the county.
Inspired by three separate wineries—McPherson Cellars, Lost Oak Winery and Brennan Vineyards—to form a matchless fourth. Has event space for up to 50 people in private tasting room and up to 250 in outdoor pavilion bar. Wine and Cheese – Chocolate and Wine tasting are available.
This unique building is a well-known landmark of the city of Fredericksburg in the heart of town. Learn about the original “Society’s Church” and its interesting history.
Woodrose Winery is located 14 miles east of Fredericksburg on over 24 acres and offers a variety of event spaces, including an Event & Dance Hall which can be rented and will accommodate up to 170 people. Additionally, they have a 2,200 square foot covered deck available for private events.
Experience the only professionally cast live music, guaranteed family-friendly, golden era – rock ‘n’ roll show in the Hill Country.
Hill Country Escape is Fredericksburg’s live action escape game!! It is a fun and immersive game for small groups, 2 to 10 people. Your goal: work together as a team and test your wits and skills to escape from a locked room. While the goal is simple, the game is challenging. Escaping will require finding clues, solving puzzles, and teamwork.
Open to the public at no charge during normal park hours; fishing, a baseball and softball field, practice/multi-use field, 290 tennis courts and regulation basketball court can add to your visit.
Award-winning musicals and comedies. Call for season schedule.
Experience the rich German heritage of Gillespie County. This 3.5-acre museum complex contains superb examples of early German structures and artifacts.
Dedicated to preserve and interpret the understanding and education of current and future generations of the historical significance and facts of World War II in the Pacific Theater.
The National Park Service operates the LBJ Ranch and offers public access to the ranch, Texas Whitehouse, LBJ’s birthplace, Johnson family cemetery, old Junction School, LBJ’s grandparents’ home and ranch showbarn.
LBJ’s Texas Whitehouse – Tour this historical site/structure, picnicking, fishing, swimming, nature/historical trail, interpretive exhibits/museum, watchable wildlife, store. At Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm, see how farm families of a century ago lived.