More than 350 homes and buildings (many of them historic) have been
transformed into bed-and-breakfasts or guest houses (unhosted). The Convention
and Visitors Bureau offers a complete listing, searchable by categories. www.visitfredericksburgtx.com.
2367 Usener Road, Phone: 830/990-2675
Climb to the top of this pink granite dome that rises 425 feet above the surrounding countryside. The natural area covers 640 acres, and is popular for rock climbing, picnicking, geological study, birding, stargazing, hiking and tent camping. Occasionally the park fills to capacity. Mid-week and ...
This is the site of the first federal frontier fort established in Texas in 1848. With a treaty between German settlers and the Comanches, the fort became a center of commerce. The fort, with 21 buildings, closed in 1853. The only original structure still standing is the post guardhouse, now rest...
Open 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri., 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Sat. and 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Sun. 302 E. Austin St. 830/997-6523 or 888/997-3600. www.visitfredericksburgtx.com.
Features tours, tastings and gift shop. Wines produced the old-fashioned way –– fermentation in small tanks and filling, corking and labeling by hand. Open Mon.–Thurs. 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; Fri.–Sat. 10 a.m.–7:30 p.m.; Sun. noon–5:30 p.m. 247 W. Main St. , one block west of the courthouse. 830/990-8...
View 12 historic country schools—complete with original desks and blackboards—in Gillespie County. These schools were active in the late 1800s–early 1900s. Free maps of the trail, including highlighted routes, are available at the main Visitor Information Center at 302 E. Austin St. Check website...
This park features fully equipped RV sites (fees), 18-hole golf course, Live Oak Wilderness Trail, swimming, tennis, volleyball and badminton. Shaded picnic areas and group pavilions. Small lake for boating and fishing. Texas 16, 3.5 miles south. For tee times: 830/997-4010 or 800/950-8147. Park ...
Settled in 1850 by German pioneers, the hamlet remained obscure until purchased in the 1970s by the late Hondo Crouch, Hill Country humorist, writer and authentic Texas character. An enormously popular country/western song made the name known worldwide.Luckenbach remains as it was—one unpainted g...
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