It's an amazing small town and very different in many respects from the surrounding communities. While still Texas hill country, Fredericksburg has managed to keep it's German immigrant heritage visible and takes great pride in it's history.
There are several museums nearby, including the Admiral Nimitz Museum, dedicated to the father of our nuclear fleet, and even a small theater community. There are six winerys/vinyards, 4 in fredericksburg and 2 in nearby Stonewall. Plenty of B&B's are there, lot's of small shops, and places to eat. This is really a nice spot for a weekend break, or as a short stopover on your way through the area.
Best souviner? A bottle of wine. Texas has a great grape...Read More