Attractions in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg may be a small town, but it's got more than enough to offer anyone regardless of their interests. Do you enjoy hiking or being active outdoors? Check out the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, one of the most scenic places in Texas. Are you an oenophile or a lover of craft beer? Fredericksburg is surrounded by award-winning wineries and has two breweries just waiting to be toured. How about museums? One of the most comprehensive World War II museums sits along Fredericksburg's Main Street, and the birthplace of President Lyndon B. Johnson isn't far away. These are just some of many attractions in Fredericksburg that make it a popular tourist hot spot. Read on to see what makes this town an exciting destination.

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is a park about 20 miles north of Fredericksburg widely regarded as one of the most beautiful places in Texas. The centerpiece of the area is a 425-foot-tall pink granite dome, the largest of its kind in the United States. Climbing to the summit affords spectacular views of the Texas Hill Country. Hiking, backpacking, camping, and nature watching are some of the popular things to do at the park, which is open throughout the year.
16710 Ranch Road 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
(830) 685-3636


Fredericksburg Brewing Company

Fredericksburg Brewing Company is a local micro-brewery that crafts German-style beer in the heart of downtown Fredericksburg. An on-site restaurant and biergarten provide a fine place to relax in the afternoon, and overnight lodging is available as well.
245 East Main Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
(830) 997-1646


Fredericksburg Theater Company
Fans of theater will enjoy the Broadway musicals and plays produced throughout the year by the Fredericksburg Theater Company. Performances are held at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, an intimate 250-seat venue located just south of Fredericksburg. Tickets are available for advance purchase on the theater company's website.
1668 Highway 87
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
(830) 997-3588

Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course
Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course features 18 challenging holes nestled among the rolling hills and oak forests of the scenic Hill Country. The public, par 71 course consists of 6,686 yards, 46 bunkers, and water on 10 of the 18 holes. Tee times, lessons, and a fitting can be scheduled on the course's website.
341 Golfers Loop
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
(830) 997-4010



Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park
Explore the boyhood home of President Lyndon B. Johnson and the LBJ Ranch, also known as the "Texas Whitehouse," at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, situated on the southwestern side of Johnson City. The park includes the log cabin built by Johnson's grandparents in the 1860's, which you can reach by traversing a less than one mile hiking trail. Admission is free and the park is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
100 East Ladybird Lane
Johnson City, TX 78636
(830) 868-7128

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site, located between Fredericksburg and Johnson City, is a vast outdoor area established to honor the contributions of President Johnson. The park is well known for its picturesque scenery and fields of vibrant wildflowers. It also has a visitor center full of memorabilia related to President Johnson, a swimming pool, and the Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead, a living history farm.
199 Park Road 52
Stonewall, TX 78671
(830) 644-2252

National Museum of the Pacific War
Explore the broad history of the Pacific theater of World War II at the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg. An extensive set of exhibits, artifacts, and other displays cover the causes, events, and aftermath of the war. The museum also includes a section about Chester Nimitz, one of the most important admirals in the war who was born in Fredericksburg. Living history reenactments are held monthly from March through October.
340 East Main Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
(830) 997-8600

Old Tunnel State Park
Old Tunnel State Park features an abandoned railroad tunnel that offers some of the best bat viewing in Texas. From May through October, more than three million Mexican free-tailed bats, as well as about 3,000 cave myotis bats, live within the tunnel. At dusk, these bats soar out from the tunnel to feed, a spectacular sight that can be observed from the park's viewing area. The park also has numerous hiking trails that offer great bird watching and wildlife viewing.
10619 Old San Antonio Road
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
(866) 978-2287

Pedernales Brewing Company
Sample a wide variety of award-winning craft beer at Pedernales Brewing Company on the south side of Fredericksburg. The brewery welcomes thirsty pint seekers to its tap room, which is open Friday and Saturday. Tours are offered Saturday afternoons when the brewery is not in production.
97 Otto Eckhardt Road
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
(830) 998-7486

Pioneer Museum
The Pioneer Museum in Fredericksburg offers a stunning look at the rich German heritage of Gillespie County and the Hill Country. Various displays of artifacts and other items from the town's early settlers are on display within the 3.5-acre museum complex, which also features numerous structures similar to the kind you would have seen 150 years ago. This includes the Vereins Kirche Museum, one of Fredericksburg's iconic structures modeled after the first public building in town. The museum is open Monday through Saturday during standard business hours.
325 West Main Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
(830) 990-8441

RockBox Theater
RockBox Theater is an intimate music venue situated in the heart of downtown Fredericksburg. The venue hosts a wide variety of musical performers, including everything from country western bands to classic rock tribute groups. Concerts are held throughout the week and tickets can be purchased online.
109 North Llano Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
(830) 997-7625

Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm
Step back in time and see what life was like on the frontier for a Texas-German family in the Hill Country at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm. Reenactors dressed in period clothing tend to farm animals, gather eggs, and perform other chores as they were done in the late 19th century. The farm is located within the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site and is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
501 State Park Road 52
Stonewall, TX 78671
(830) 644-2455

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