Once considered to be only a day trip destination, the Texas Hill Country town of Fredericksburg has developed into a full-fledged vacation destination. With noteworthy attractions and tons of recreation opportunities due to its gorgeous geography and rich history, it's a popular site for family vacations and romantic getaways alike. Many of our Fredericksburg vacation rentals offer a bed and breakfast feel, and are located in the heart of town, only a short distance from all the attractions and things to do!
Fredericksburg Bed & Breakfast
When you choose to spend your Fredericksburg vacation in one of our comfortable cabins, you'll still get the feel of a traditional bed and breakfast, just with more privacy. A light, unhosted breakfast of orange juice, milk, and a delicious pastry are offered to guests to start your mornings on the right foot and get you out exploring just a little bit sooner. Plus, you'll still have a kitchen to whip up anything you like.
Things to Do in Fredericksburg, TX
History buffs will love visiting the many historical sites near our Fredericksburg vacation rentals, such as the Pioneer Museum Complex and the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm, both of which tell the story of German settlers in Fredericksburg. Other nearby attractions include the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site, Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course, and Enchanted Rock State Natural Area.
The town boasts plenty of modern entertainment and dining attractions, too. Check out the famous Pedernales Brewing Company tasting room (known for its Lobo Texas Lager), Fredericksburg Brewing Company, and Fritztown Cinema.
Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg: 2017
Looking for the perfect location to enjoy the famous Fredericksburg Oktoberfest? Grab your lederhosen and a beer stein (or two!) and book your lodging today, while you still can! The most famous Oktoberfest in Texas, and certainly one of the best outside of Europe, this celebration in downtown Fredericksburg is loud, raucous, and a whole lot of fun.
The Fredericksburg Oktoberfest 2017 schedule commences October 6th, the last Friday of the month, and goes through the weekend until October 8th. Celebrating German heritage at its finest, this gathering isn't just for adults! Children are also more than welcome to come along to this family-friendly event, where they can enjoy the children's area, the Eighth Annual Hauptstrasse Chicken Dance in front of the square, and a variety of edible treats, from traditional German fare like brats and kraut to fun festival food like funnel cakes and kettle corn.
Why stay in a boring, drab hotel when you can choose a roomy vacation rental, like the gorgeous Victorian Mansion property in downtown Fredericksburg, to fit all your friends and family? Whether you're just visiting for the festival or you extend your dates and stay even longer to explore the town, booking one of our bed and breakfast rentals in Fredericksburg is a great option when you're looking for a place to stay near this fun-filled and unforgettable Texas Oktoberfest festival.
Pet-Friendly Activities in Fredericksburg, TX
Traveling with your pooch to one of our pet-friendly vacation rentals? Fredericksburg is also full of fun things to do with your four-legged family members! From wine tasting to outdoor dining to hiking, there are plenty of dog-friendly activities in Fredericksburg to keep tails wagging all weekend.
Depending on the time of year of your visit, you may have the chance to attend one of the bountiful farmers markets, which sell fresh and local produce from May through September. Fredericksburg "Trade Days" are held the third weekend of every month, during which townsfolk and visitors alike can haggle with local vendors and artisans over vintage wares, crafts, ranch furniture, jewelry, and even clothing.
Day Trips from Fredericksburg, TX
Fredericksburg is only the beginning of beautiful Texas Hill Country. If you have a hankering for a day in the big city, head 70 miles southeast to San Antonio, which is not only the seventh most populous city in the US, but also famous for its rich history, from Spanish settlement to the Alamo and River Walk (both of which you can visit)!
If your tastes veer a bit more towards hip music, vintage shopping, and tequila sampling, head 80 miles east to the young and eclectic city of Austin, the site of the annual SXSW festival and conference for music, tech, and film. On the way, stop at the little town of Dripping Springs for a relaxing break before you hit the big city!
Be sure to check out our charming vacation rentals when planning your trip to the Texas Hill Country. Whether you're a nature lover, beer expert, or amateur historian, you are sure to find your own little nook within the cozy little town of Fredericksburg, Texas!