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Things to do in Summer at Fredericksburg, TX

Head to Fredericksburg with your family and friends and enjoy the summertime. Named by locals and tourists as “one of the state’s top summer destinations” you will surely find plenty of activities to do for everyone! Here are some can’t miss things you must do during summer!

1. Eat and savor peaches!

One of Fredericksburg’s summertime traditions you can’t miss is its peaches. Dozens of roadside stands will be filled with delicious fresh peaches ready to be eaten. Read here to learn more about enjoying the peach season in town.

2. Learn about the town’s interesting history

Step back in time and visit the Pioneer Museum where you will see and learn how the Germans lived in the 1840s.

The National Museum of the Pacific War also houses artifacts and personal stories of people who died during the Pacific War.

3. Hike the Enchanted Rock

Love the outdoors? Then this climb is perfect for y’all! Hike, backpack, camp, rock climb, picnic, bird, study nature, geocache, and stargaze in this mystical ancient dome.

4. See Fredericksburg’s wildflowers at Wildseed Farms

The farm has been growing wildflowers over the past 35 years becoming the nation’s largest working wildflower farm. FREE admission so bring everyone over and take lots of photos!

5. Sip local award-winning wines

Fredericksburg is home to over 100 wineries. Here is a list of wineries for first-time travelers in town.

6. Picnic at Marketplaz

The famous Marketplaz is perfect for a family picnic. It also features a gathering space and a playground for children.

7. Taste a cool scoop of ice cream at Clear River Ice Cream, Bakery & Deli

With over 35 different flavors to choose from every day, you will definitely find one that you’ll enjoy! Make sure to taste their Peaches n Cream!

8. Shop at Mainstreet

This is something that you definitely should do! Shop for antiques, souvenirs, treats, clothes, and more at the quaint boutiques on Mainstreet.

9. Visit the Elephant Conservation

The Preserve offers a 1.5-hour interactive experience that allows you to immerse in these amazing creatures.

10. Taste local German Cuisine!

Celebrate the town’s rich German heritage through food. Otto’s, The Old German Bakery, The Auslander, Altdorf German Biergarten and Restaurant, and Altstadt Brewery are just some local restaurants we truly love and recommend.

Enjoy your summer in Fredericksburg, TX!

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