Fredericksburg

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Fredericksburg showing street scenes and a house
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
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The price is €97 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
€97
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1 Dec - 2 Dec
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! (1,006 reviews)
"The entire staff were friendly and cared about our stay. Dale, was wonderful and gave me a historical background of natural surroundings. Also, the light breakfast snacks were delicious! I will go back again!! Thank you!"

Reviewed on 26 Nov 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 €173 per night from 30 Nov to 1 Dec
€173
per night
30 Nov - 1 Dec
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Fredericksburg. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the clean rooms in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,005 reviews)
Get away to Texas wine country.
"Very friendly staff. The outdoor pool area is first class."

Reviewed on 26 Nov 2022

Fredericksburg Inn & Suites
Sunday House Inn and Suites
Sunday House Inn and Suites
2 out of 5
501 E Main Street, Fredericksburg, TX, 78624
The price is €177 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
€177
per night
29 Nov - 30 Nov
Stay at this hotel in Fredericksburg. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the pool and the clean rooms in their reviews. Popular ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
"They upgraded because service overbooked them But they upgraded to a suite!!"

Reviewed on 12 Nov 2022

Sunday House Inn and Suites
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Walnut Canyon Cabins
Walnut Canyon Cabins
3.5 out of 5
503 Deer Rd, Fredericksburg, TX, 78624
Stay at this 3.5-star cabin in Fredericksburg. Enjoy free breakfast, free parking and a business centre. Our guests praise the breakfast in their reviews. Popular ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (105 reviews)
"Fantastic from booking through the stay. Will stay again!"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2022

Walnut Canyon Cabins
City on a Hill at Spring Creek
City on a Hill at Spring Creek
3 out of 5
2918 Usener Rd., Fredericksburg, TX, 78624
Stay at this 3-star cabin in Fredericksburg. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and private hot tubs. Our guests praise the comfy beds in their reviews. Popular attraction ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (138 reviews)
Peaceful
"Very lovely, super quiet with great views. Home away from home!"

Reviewed on 28 Sep 2022

City on a Hill at Spring Creek
Breezy Hills Cottages
Breezy Hills Cottages
3 out of 5
841 Breezy Hills Drive, Fredericksburg, TX, 78624
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly cottage in Fredericksburg. Enjoy free breakfast, free parking and private hot tubs. Our guests praise the breakfast in ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (109 reviews)
"easy check in. Clean and all you need for cooking and grilling. I definitely will stay there again"

Reviewed on 7 Nov 2022

Breezy Hills Cottages
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