10 Things to Do in Fredericksburg This Summer

Fredericksburg is located in the heart of Texas and is an incredibly popular holiday destination. What makes this city unique is its German heritage and the fact that it maintains a small-town feeling. Fredericksburg is located just a “stone’s throw” away from Austin and San Antonio. Let us explore some of the best things to do in Fredericksburg.

1. Visit the National Museum of the Pacific War

The National Museum of the Pacific War brings to life some of the deadliest battles during World War II. There are thousands of artifacts and heavy machinery here, which make this museum a must-visit and one of the top things to do in Fredericksburg.

2. Indulge in Shopping on the Main Street

Historic Main Street has over 100 shops and boutiques for you to explore. They sell everything from art to antiques and home decor (and everything else you can think of). 

3. Experience Life at Sauer-Beckmann Farm

Located at the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site, the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm is one of the most interesting places to visit in Fredericksburg. 

Photo of a Group of Friends at a Brewery. Visiting a Brewery Is One of the Top Things to Do in Fredericksburg, TX.4. Visit Local Breweries

If beer is your poison, then you are in luck at Fredericksburg. We have two outstanding craft breweries which you can visit. Just on the edge of town is Altstadt Brewery, which specializes in German-style craft beers. 

5. Spend Some Time at a Gothic-Style Church

Fredericksburg has some amazing Gothic-style churches that definitely deserve a visit. The churches are of vibrant colors with stained glass—a definite must-visit.

6. Shop at Trade Days

If you are in Fredericksburg to do a bit of shopping, then stop at the Trade Days. Located seven miles east of downtown, Sunday Farms turns into Trade Days for one weekend each month. 

7. Sip on a Cup of Coffee at Twisted Sisters Bakeshop

If you love coffee, then the full-on espresso bar at Twisted Sisters Bakeshop is a great place to hang out. Go there for a few laughs and special items for breakfast and lunch.

8. Go Pub-Hopping At Downtown Bars

If you are hanging around Main Street, then check out some of the downtown bars in the evening. The Stable Cocktail Bar is a great place where you can get everything from an espresso to a martini. 

9. Catch a Live Show at Fredericksburg Theater Company

The Fredericksburg Theater Company has been around for many years. They stage seven productions for audiences every year, which range from musicals like Annie to dramas like 12 Angry Men.

10. Taste Whiskey at Garrison Brothers Distillery

This is one of the most popular distilleries in Fredericksburg and deserves a visit!

Now that you know about the best things to do in Fredericksburg, you can look for a place to stay. Peach Tree Inn and Suites offer authentic Texas Hill Country hospitality, which you must experience! You can check the availability online at Peach Tree Inn & Suites.