Fredericksburg Things to Do

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  • 1. LBJ Ranch

    We visited the ranch during a driving tour from San Antonio to Fredericksburg, TX. Stopped at the LBJ visitor center in Johnson City, which had some nice educational and historical exhibits. Drove...

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  • 2. National Museum of the Pacific War

    5 out of 5 stars

    The National Museum of the Pacific War is dedicated to telling the story of the war in the Pacific during World War II is run by the Texas Historical Commission and the Admiral Nimitz Foundation. The...

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  • 3. LBJ's Texas Whitehouse

    The runway at the Texas White House could not handle Air Force One, so LBJ would fly to Austin and switch to a smaller jet, the Lockheed JetStar, to fly to his home. The moniker of JetStar was...

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  • 4. Pioneer Memorial

    The Fredericksburg Pioneer Memorial Library is located in the old Gillespie County Courthouse which was designed by famed architect Alfred Giles, completed in 1882, and was the 2nd courthouse for the...

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  • 5. Wildseed Farms

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    After seeing the LBJ Ranch, I visited Wildseeds, the largest wildflower farm in the United States. Acres and acres of lovely flowers -- and a lot of schlock to buy in the store. But I loved seeing...

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  • 6. Admiral Nimitz Museum

    Also associated with the National Museum of the Pacific War is the Admiral Nimitz Museum which is located in the historic Nimitz Hotel. This museum includes displays of the war campaign in the Pacific...

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  • 7. Herb Farm

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    First of all, let me say that the food in the Bistro was very good. (Except for cold potatoes Sunday brunch) We arrived Friday evening, checked into our rooms without a problem, and had a very nice...

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  • 8. Vereins Kirche Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    One of the buildings I really liked in Fredericksburg was the Vereins Kirche. This unique looking 8-sided building was the first public building in town and served as a church, a school and a meeting...

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  • 9. Sauer Beckman Farmstead

    There is a short nature trail that passes through the dominant features of the Texas Hill Country: stands of trees, creeks, meadows of flowers. The crowds will vanish and you can photograph to your...

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  • 10. Enchanted Rock State Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Enchanted Rock is a granite outcropping up in the Texas Hill Country. Families enjoy the park as well as rock climbers, hikers and Boy Scouts. There is a nice hiking trail around the rock, some rock...

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  • 11. LBJ Cemetery

    LBJ was laid to rest in the family cemetery after succumbing to a heart attack. This is an interesting place to photograph, but do be respectful. Be aware that you cannot enter the actual cemetery,...

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  • 12. Fredericksburg Winery

    The Fredericksburg is a family owned winery run by the Switzer Family since 1974. They serve a variety of wines in a freindly, casual environment that is really kinda fun. They have some very tasty...

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  • 13. Visitor Information Center

    Fredericksburg is a pretty popular destination and has a very nice visitor's center which is an excellent place to begin your visit. The personnel here are very knowledgeable and can make good...

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  • 14. Chisholm Trail Winery

    Our friends, Bonnie and John, received the gift of a wine tour for four at Chisholm Trail Winery in Fredericksburg. We were honored to be included! We drove nine miles outside of Fredericksburg, then...

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  • 15. Nimitz Steamboat Hotel

    Built in the early 1850s, this restored frontier hotel now houses the history of Fredericksburg and the story of Admiral Chester Nimitz, a native of the city. Nimitz served as commander of the Pacific...

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  • 17. Fort Martin Scott - Original Buildings

    There is only one building on Fort Martin Scott that is original. Why you may ask is there only one? Well, after forts were decommissioned they were frequently...

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  • 18. Learn About the Pinta Trail

    The Pinta Trail was first a trail used by area Indian tribes. Later it became the primary road from San Antonio to the Presidio San Luis de las Amarillias also...

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  • 19. Colored Methodist Episcopal Church

    By 1877, several black families lived in this part of Gillespie County and started a church congregation that met in a nearby school building. In 1887 the...

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  • 20. Texas Ranger Heritage Center

    The Texas Rangers apparently set up a camp here in the 1830s during the Texas Revolution. They played an important role in that fight for independence and...

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  • 21. Fredericksburg Brewing Company

    As you wander through the town admiring the beautiful architecture, the interesting history and the quaint touched of Germany take a moment to stop at the...

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  • 22. Veterans Memorials

    There are a couple of nice veterans memorials in Fredericksburg; one dedicated to all the nation's veterans and one for Gillespie County Veterans who gave their...

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  • 23. Van der Stucken Home

    This interesting blending of Victorian and Greek Revival architecture began as a one-story home built by Belgian mill owner Felix Van der Stucken in 1864. It...

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  • 24. Old St. Mary's Church

    This beautiful Gothic style structure is the Old St Mary's Church which was built in 1863. The parish dates back to 1846 and the origins of Fredericksburg. The...

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  • 25. Schmidt Dietz Building

    This impressive two-story stone building was constructed by Ludwig Schmidt in the 1860s for use as a hotel. The building remained a hotel until 1899 when...

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