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6 Can't-Miss Things to Do in Fredericksburg

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April 16, 2024

One of the best parts of any visit to Fredericksburg is the many different activities that provide fun and excitement for folks of all ages and backgrounds! When you visit you’ll find there are a few things you just have to try to get the full Texas Hill Country experience! From visiting award-winning wineries for an authentic taste of Texas to seeing all the sights and sounds that make Fredericksburg special, you’re in for plenty of unforgettable adventures. Here are 6 can’t-miss things to do in Fredericksburg:

1. Take a Wine Tour

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The wine is sure to add some shine to your experience in Fredericksburg! The area is known for its array of award-winning wineries that produce some of the smoothest sips in all of America. With more than 100 different wineries to choose from, you’ll have no trouble finding a place to kick back and enjoy the stunning scenery with a glass in hand! Grape Creek Vineyards, Safari Winery, Barons Creek Vineyards and Messina Hof Hill Country Winery are a handful of some of the area’s top wineries.

2. Dive Into History at a Museum

Fredericksburg celebrates its deep German roots at a number of different museums scattered throughout Fredericksburg. Travel back in time to much simpler days when you visit one of these museums and get a glimpse at life for some of the earliest folks to live around these parts. These museums merge fun with learning, making one of the best things to do in Fredericksburg for families or history buffs!

3. Explore the Great Outdoors

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Fredericksburg’s stunning landscape is meant to be explored! Your eyes won’t believe some of the things you’ll see! We recommend hitting up at least one of the area’s spectacular state parks to experience nature’s finest gems. Enchanted Rock State Natural Area has plenty of hiking and biking trails while Old Tunnel State Park features 3 million bats. Outside of state parks, Wildseed Farms features some of the most gorgeous wildflowers you’ll ever see.

4. Go For a Scenic Drive

Experience Texas Hill Country from the comfort of your own car! Scenic drives are a great way to enjoy all the beauty that makes Fredericksburg and the surrounding areas so special. Navigate the rolling hills, vibrant vistas and serene streams and rivers when you hop in the car and cruise through the area. Along your way, you’ll be left in awe at all the unblemished beauty around every corner.

5. Take a Trip to Luckenbach


Dance the night away in historic Luckenbach! This tiny Texas Hill Country town has a population of just 3 people yet it’s become the ultimate gathering place for folks in search of a good time. Grab a drink from the bar and hit the dance floor at Luckenbach Dance Hall as you boogie to the sounds of live music. Grab some souvenirs to take home at Luckenbach General Store and pull back the curtain on Texas Hill Country’s unique history at the town’s historic post office.

6. Discover Downtown Fredericksburg

Take a stroll through historic downtown Fredericksburg! Head to Main Street, which features more than 150 unique shops, boutiques, art galleries, wine tasting rooms, brewpubs, museums and restaurants. Soak up picture perfect weather as you wander the streets of downtown, taking your time to stop and explore some unique places.

Don’t miss out on these incredible things to do in Fredericksburg when you visit! Firefly Resort is the place to stay when you visit! Don’t believe us? Discover the reasons we have the best resort in Texas Hill Country!

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