Absolute Charm Luxury Bed and Breakfast - At Absolute Charm Luxury Bed and Breakfast, we know how difficult it is to choose a Bed and Breakfast in Fredericksburg, Texas, when there are so many great choices, but only ONE PERFECT Choice for you! We strive to make the process easier for our guests and a lot more fun! We represent the finest collection of luxurious B & B's in Fredericksburg, and the surrounding Texas Hill Country. Offering properties which feature the very BEST Architecture, Location, Amenities and Charm! Simply the BEST accommodations available!
Wine Road 290 - Wine Road 290! is an association of 15 Texas Hill Country Wineries in the Fredericksburg AVA, on either side of Fredericksburg, Texas!  Enjoy the panoramic beauty and diverse landscape of rolling limestone hills and crystal clear rivers and streams, while exploring our world class wineries, just minutes apart, along US Highway 290! Discover picturesque vineyards, charming tasting rooms, and barrel cellars filled with aging, premium wines that showcase our distinctive Texas terroir. The wine, ambiance and experience at each winery are unique! In addition to the regular Tastings and Weekend Events at each winery, the members of Wine Road 290 team up with the chefs from local restaurants to bring you special Wine and Food Pairing Events. Visit our website for dates, times and details! The Perfect Wine Getaway! See you on the Wine Trail! Salud!
Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 Member Wineries:
Becker Vineyards, Chisholm Trail Winery, Fiesta Winery, Fredericksburg Winery, Grape Creek Vineyards, Hilmy Cellars, Hye Meadow Winery, Lost Draw Cellars, Pedernales Cellars, Rancho Ponte Vineyard, Texas Hills Vineyard, Torre di Pietra Vineyards, William Chris Vineyards, Woodrose Winery, and 4.0 Cellars. For maps, directions, and details visit: www.wineroad290.com
Navajo Grill
Grape Creek Vineyard - Wine Tasting
Chocolat - When visiting Fredericksburg, Texas, be sure to come by our Chocolat Shoppe in the West Main Street Historic Shopping District. Open the door to the intoxicating aroma of chocolate. Your eyes will be amazed at the colors and shapes... truffles, colettes, creams, silk fudges, nut clusters, barks and caramels. ready to satisfy your sweet tooth! Stop by and sample our delicious treats and see how our Liqueur Pralines are made. Hours, Monday - Saturday, 10:00am to 6:00pm | Sunday, noon to 4:00pm
Crossroads Saloon and Steakhouse - Great Music, Great Food! Eat Well, Enjoy Life! A Texas Hill Country Restaurant and entertainment venue where you will feel at home. Crossroads serves up some of the finest fare in the Texas Hill Country. “Certified Angus Beef”, fresh caught seafood, Niman Ranch Beef (If you enjoy a good fillet, you need to try our NIMAN RANCH filet mignon. It has become a Crossroads favorite. No hormones. No antibiotics. Raised with sustainable ranching practices, Niman Ranch filets are good for you and good for the land). Our homemade desserts are AMAZING! We are constantly adding to our selection of fine wines, domestic and imported beers, and top shelf liquors, to enjoy with your meal! You can be sure that you will find something that will satisfy your palate. Alongside our fine food, we have been serving up some of the BEST TEXAS MUSIC in the Lone Star State! Since we opened our doors on New Year’s 2010, we have been host to a dynamite lineup of performances by Guy Forsyth, Two Tons Of Steel, Sauce, The Derailers, Stonehoney, Mingo Fishtrap, Elvis T. Busboy, Rotel and The Hot Tomatoes, Clay McClinton, Ruben V, Del Castillo, and many more. Crossroads is usually rocking after midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. Our fabulous dance floor and GREAT live music is a combination that is hard to beat. Check out our CALENDAR for our stellar entertainment schedule!
Hours:
Wednesday 5 - Close
Thursday 5 - Close
Friday 5 - Close
Saturday 11:30 - Close
Sunday 5 - Close
Friday and Saturday 21 or older after 9pm in Showroom, Please.
Inn on Barons Creek - "Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2011" The ULTIMATE in hotel and spa accommodations. As a guest at Inn on the Creek you will enjoy the amenities of a first class hotel and a convenient location that gives you easy access to ALL the Attractions in Fredericksburg and the Hill Country of Texas! We offer comfortable Rooms, Deluxe Suites, King Jacuzzi Suites, Extended Stay and Creekside Lodging. The serene and peaceful surroundings of our Full-Service Spa provide the ultimate in pampering! Choose from a menu of Hill Country Inspired Spa Services, or Customized Packages! Relax, rejuvenate and be restored, body, mind and spirit! Other amenities include a Heated Salt-Water Pool, Fitness Center, Jacuzzi Baths (in select suites),Creek-side Lounge Areas, Fire Pits and a Complimentary Full Breakfast Bar! When planning your next Corporate Event or Family Gathering, Inn on Barons Creek should be your FIRST choice. Our Conference Center and Meeting Facilities offer the perfect location for Company Parties, Banquets, Wedding Receptions,and Family Reunions! Be our GUEST! Come DISCOVER why Fredericksburg is a favorite Tourist Destination!
Hill Country Food Truck Festival at Luckenbach Texas - AUGUST 1, 2015 12 PM - 7 PM 
FOOD TRUCKS
Slider Provider - Gourmet Sliders
Cheesy Jane’s - Burgers
Wheelie Gourmet - Moroccan 
Teka Molina - Mexican 
Come and Get It Chuck Wagon - Comfort Food
Shortbus Subs - Gourmet Subs
Stout’s Pizza - Pizza
Smoke the Truck - Gourmet BBQ

TEXAS HILL COUNTRY WINERIES
Lost Draw Cellars
Becker Vineyards
Kerrville Hills Winery
Singing Waters Vineyards
Texas Hills Vineyard
Fiesta Winery
Hye Meadow Winery
Texas Legato Winery 

LIVE MUSIC
Noon - 1pm, Ben Beckendorf band 
1:15 - 2:15pm, Tessy lou and the shotgun stars
2:30 - 3:30pm,  Adam and Chris Carroll 
3:45 - 5:15pm,  Midland 
5:30 - 7pm, Paul Cauthen 

Special festival rates available through Fredericksburg Inn and Suites.  Please call 830-997-0202 or Toll Free 800-446-0202 and tell them you’re coming to the festival.
Fredericksburg Weddings and Special Events
Fredericksburg, Texas, in the Heart of Texas Wine Country, has absolutely EVERYTHING you need for your Destination Wedding or Special Event. Choose a venue that reflects your individual personality and create a special celebration that will give you a lifetime of precious memories. Whatever your heart desires that will make your Event perfect in every way, can be found right here at Fredericksburg Texas Online.
Are You Dreaming Up a Special Celebration? Wedding, Reception, Rehearsal Dinner, Family Reunion, Corporate Event or Retreat, Retirement Party, Graduation, Fundraiser or Birthday Party...  we invite you to spend your most memorable moments with us!
Fredericksburg Texas Online gives you quick and easy access to the most talented wedding and special event professionals in Fredericksburg, Kerrville, Boerne, Comfort, Hunt, Marble Falls, San Antonio and Austin. Included in our wedding resources are Wedding Planners, Reception and Ceremony Facilities, Caterers, Confectionery Designers, Floral, Rentals and Tents, Photographers and Videographers, Spas, and Hair and Makeup Artists. We also offer recommendations for Live Music, Entertainment.

Texas Hill Country Destination Weddings

Congratulations on your engagement! A unique Experience awaits you and your entourage in Fredericksburg, Texas! This romantic, historic hamlet, surrounded by glorious landscapes, is an ideal wedding destination! Those who live here know, and those who visit agree, Fredericksburg, Texas, is a jewel beyond comparison! The beauty and serenity of the Texas Hill Country is an idyllic setting for your Wedding Day!

Say, "I Do" in the HEART of TEXAS!

We highly recommend that you retain the services of a professional, experienced Event Coordinator / Party Planner who can attend to every detail, so that you can enjoy your VERY Special Day!

Accommodations in the Fredericksburg area are plentiful and varied, and your guests can enjoy a fabulous Texas Hill Country Getaway. No matter what the style, every wedding celebrates a love story, so, whether you're looking for classic and traditional, unique and offbeat, casual or formal... make your dream wedding come true in Fredericksburg, Texas.

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Texas Fine Wine

Welcome Texas Fine Wine! Four Premier Texas Wineries launch Texas Fine Wine. Bending Branch Winery (Comfort), Brennan Vineyards (Comanche and Four Point Cellars in Fredericksburg), Duchman Family Winery (Driftwood) and Pedernales Cellars (Stonewall), four distinctive, highly respected wineries recognized for making quality Texas appellation wines, delivering excellent customer experiences and setting the highest standards in the Texas wine industry, have come together to promote TEXAS WINE!

Visit their website for Events and Opportunities to taste wines from this prestigious group.

texasfinewine.com

10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2014
Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Wine Enthusiast named the Texas Hill Country, USA, NUMBER THREE on their list of the "10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2014"!
"It’s still a sea of cowboy hats and pickup trucks, a place where you can sip award-winning wines in a landscape dotted with as many cacti as vines. Visitors may flock to Hill Country to sip wine, but they end up drinking in the romance of the Old West, too. - Alexis Korman

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Smithsonian Magazine's "The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2013"
"What makes a small town big on culture?"

Smithsonian Magazine searched for "small towns and cities...  with populations of less than 15,000, that have exceptional concentrations of museums, art galleries, orchestras, theaters, historic sites and other cultural blessings". Fredericksburg, Texas, MADE the LIST! Read More at: www.smithsonianmag.com

FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK
GALLERIES
Bringing Art and Art Lovers together!
Enjoy fine wine from local wineries and the Fredericksburg ART scene!

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Texas Hill Country #1
on The New York Times
31 Places to Go This Summer

"Who needs Europe? The Texas Hill Country, west of Austin and north of San Antonio, might be the next best thing to crossing the Atlantic. The region is lush, colorful and, unlike much of the pancake-flat state, dotted with beautiful green hills that are evocative of Tuscany or the south of France. Moreover, the region is speckled with 22 wineries that buzz with food and music festivals year round. And towns like Fredericksburg offer a taste of the Old World, with German-style biergartens and schnitzelhauser. "

The New York Times
Sunday, June 1, 2008

#1 on Away.com's Top 10
"Hidden-Gem"

Wine Regions in the United States Hill Country, TX: Texas Hill Country, north of San Antonio and west of Austin, is one of the nation's fastest growing wine destinations. Boasting 24 wineries  along the Texas Wine Trail, this area is a must-see for its unparalleled wine diversity. Away.com's Top 10 Hidden-Gem Wine Regions In Your Backyard Sep 23, 2010

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Uncertain about which TEXAS HILL COUNTRY wines to try?
Go for the GOLD!
2013 Houston Rodeo International Wine Competition

Whose bringing the
GOLD

home to the
Texas Hill Country?

PEDERNALES CELLARS

2012 Viognier
TOP TEXAS WINE

MESSINA HOF WINERY
TOP ALL AROUND WINERY


BRENNAN VINEYARDS
4.0 Cellars
2011 New World Rhone-style
White Varietals and Blends
Texas Class Champion
GOLD


BRENNAN VINEYARDS
4.0 Cellars
2011 Viognier
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

DRIFTWOOD ESTATE WINERY
2010 Alamo Red
New World Bordeaux Blend
Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

FLAT CREEK ESTATES
2011 Flat Creek Rose
White Zin and Dry Rose
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

GRAPE CREEK VINEYARDS
2011 Cabernet Blanc
White Zin and Sweet Rose
Reserve Class Champion
GOLD

MCPHERSON CELLARS
4.0 Cellars
Tre Colore
New World Sangiovese
and Blends
Reserve Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

MCPHERSON CELLARS
4.0 Cellars
2011 Viognier
GOLD

MESSINA HOF
Barrel Reserve Port
Red Port & Port-style wines
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

MESSINA HOF
2010 Private Reserve Merlot
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

PEDERNALES CELLARS
2010 Tempranillo
New World Tempranillo
and Blends
GOLD

PEDERNALES CELLARS
2012 Viognier
Top Texas Wine
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

PERISSOS VINEYARDS
2010 Petite Sirah
Estate Grown - Reserve
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

PERISSOS VINEYARDS
2010 Petite Sirah
Estate Grown
TX Reserve Class Champion
GOLD

WILLIAM CHRIS VINEYARDS
2010 Cabernet Franc
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

WOODROSE WINERY
2009 Tempranillo
New World Tempranillo
and Blends
GOLD

Texas Hill Country
By John Graves and
Wyman Meinzer

Two of Texas' most respected artists join their talents to create an unsurpassed portrait of the Texas Hill Country. "Together, John Graves and Wyman Meinzer once again demonstrate that they  are the foremost artists of the Texas landscape. The portrait they create in images and words is as close as you can come to the heart of the Hill Country without being there."

www.utexas.edu

Stardust Carriage Service
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides for All Occasions!

Create romantic memories with horse-drawn carriage rides through historic Fredericksburg, Texas. Carriage rides are the perfect way to celebrate special occasions!

Call Margaret Creamer for reservations!
830.992.0700

Hill Country Trail Riding
Enjoy the AMAZING and BEAUTIFUL Texas Hill Country on horseback!

Come explore 800 gorgeous acres of Texas Hill Country on horseback. Beautiful valleys, hills and views, creek crossings, wildlife and so much more! Adventure awaits you! Call Jen Bursaw to reserve your ride today!
612.961.9441

Hill Country Bicycle Works

You can rent a bike at Hill Country Bicycle Works! Their rental fleets feature road and fitness hybrid bikes. It is recommended that you reserve your rental bike in advance, especially during holidays and weekends. They also have maps and recommendations for rides in and around Fredericksburg, Texas, and the surrounding Texas Hill Country! Located at 702 East Main. Closed Sundays and Wednesdays! 830-990-2609

www.hillcountrybicycle.com

Shermans Travel
5 Eco-Friendly Wineries

Pedernales Cellars, Texas

Composting, recycling, and natural pest management is just the starting point for Pedernales Cellars. By building underground, this Texas Hill Country winery takes advantage of the area’s natural limestone to provide a cool and steady environment for case storage, slashing the facility’s energy consumption in half. Removal of invasive plant species and cedar overgrowth from the property has also led to the reemergence of previously lost seeps and springs. An added bonus? The tasting room features local and sustainable products like Bella Vista Ranch’s olive oils and t-shirts made from renewable bamboo fibers.
- April 22, 2013 by Teresa Bitler
Read about other Eco-Friendly
Wineries at blog.shermanstravel.com