While you’re visiting us in Bandera, be sure to check out the sights (and wildflowers) in nearby Fredericksburg. This charming town was founded by German settlers in 1846, and offers all kinds of adventures. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
- Fredericksburg Nature Center: Explore hiking trails, pollinator gardens and local flora and fauna at this beautiful nature center.
- National Museum of the Pacific War: Located on Fredericksburg’s Main Street, this 6-acre, 3 museum complex has stunning macro-artifacts and interactive exhibits.
- Wildflowers: The Texas Hill Country is home to many varieties of wildflowers, including bluebonnets, Indian Paintbrush, Mexican Hat and many more. Find information about what’s blooming and the best places to view them here.
- Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm (Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site): This farm offers a chance to experience how the pioneers lived! With seasonal activities such as canning, sheep shearing and sausage making, there’s lots to see at this living history farm.
- Peach Season: Typically running from mid-May through August, peach season offers roadside markets and orchards full of delicious peaches. Fredericksburg is one of the best places to sample peach cobbles, ice cream and more.
- The Das Peach Has: Food, wine and a beautiful lake surrounded by trees make this a beautiful and peaceful venue to visit.
Do you have any favorite activities around Fredericksburg? Please share your discoveries!