End your summer in Fredericksburg

Located just over an hour from San Antonio, Fredericksburg offers a lot of ways to wrap up your summer in style. You do not know where to start ? Here’s where to go first.

Texas Wine Country

Fredericksburg the cellars and vineyards of the region harvest this season’s grape harvest and you can be part of the experience. Participate in a grape tasting, sample the latest in wine tasting, or find the perfect pairing on a culinary adventure.

Fredericksburg has more than 50 cellars and tasting rooms which offer plenty of space for relaxation as well as production tours and wine by the glass and by the bottle. Be sure to plan ahead by booking a shuttle or wine tour or check in other transportation options to stay safe while enjoying a good wine.

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Along with award-winning wine from Texas Wine Country, comes great restaurants. Live Hill Country Cuisine, authentic German cuisine and more. Whether you enjoy causal meals or a romantic dinnerFredericksburg’s dining scene is diverse.

(Can’t make it in harvest season? Texas Wine Country is a great getaway any time of year.)

Shopping adventures abound

Stroll and shop on historic Main Street in downtown Fredericksburg. The domain offers over 150 locally owned and operated stores and boutiques. Area stores include clothing, cooking, home decor, locally made foods like dips, jams and jellies, as well as soaps, lotions and more.

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Stay in town and experience the Urban wine trail while sipping a glass of wine on Main Street.

The fishing season reaches its peak

Despite a slow start to the peach season due to the lack of rain, the home stretch promises good quantities of fruit until August. Head to the Texas Hill Country to make sure you don’t miss the sweet summer fruits.

Insider tips

from Fredericksburg World famous Oktoberfest and cooler fall weather is just around the corner, so now is the time to book a fall stay at one of nearly 1,500 bed and breakfasts, vacation rentals and B&Bs or the More than 20 different hotels and motels.

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And remember, a mid-week visit offers these great benefitsincluding a more personalized wine experience and better rates on accommodation.

To plan your next Texas Hill Country adventure, visit Visit FredericksburgTX.com.

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