Tourist Attractions & Things To Do

  • Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Golf Course – After you play your first round of golf at the Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Golf Course, were confident that you will agree that this is one of the best courses in our great state ~ and youll be back for more.
  • Old Tunnel Wild Life Management Area (Bat Viewing)- The Old Tunnel WMA is the smallest Wildlife Management Area in Texas, containing only 16.1 acres of land. Despite its small size, there are a variety of recreational and wildlife-viewing opportunities at Old Tunnel WMA. The abandoned railroad tunnel is home to up to three million Brazilian free-tailed bats and 3,000 Cave bats from April to October, more mammals than any other WMA. From May to October, visitors come to watch the bats emerge from the tunnel each night, and nightly educational programs provide guests with a better understanding of the life history and ecology of bats.
  • Wildseed Farms – The nation’s largest working wildflower seed farm, where you can purchase wildflower seeds direct from the grower.  Large displays of native plants and shops full of garden art.  A must see is the Butterfly Haus featuring Texas native butterflies.
  • Admiral Nimitz Museum of the Pacific War – The only institution in the continental United States dedicated exclusively to telling the story of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and World War II in the Pacific Theater.
  • Pioneer Museum – Experience the rich heritage of Gillespie County.  Enjoy thousands of artifacts, native plant gardens, wildflowers and museum store.
  • Vereins Kirche Museum -This was the first museum the city of Fredericksburg had when the Historical Society opened it in 1935. Today we have permanent exhibits focusing on the history of the area and also a space for rotating photograph exhibits.
  • Enchanted Rock State Natural Area – The Rock is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome that rises 425 feet above ground, 1825 feet above sea level, and covers 640 acres.  Visitors can enjoy primitive backpacking, camping, hiking, technical and rock climbing, picnicking, geological study, bird watching, and star gazing.  Open Daily.  The park reaches capacity (in terms of parking) and frequently closes early on weekends (sometimes as early as 11 a.m.) Reopening usually occurs at 5 p.m.
  • Lyndon B Johnson State Historical Park & Ranch – Visit President Johnsons home country and see the land that influenced his life and Presidency.  Open daily 8:45am to 5pm.
  • Off the Vine Wine Tours – Off the Vine Wine Tours brings Napa Valley to Fredericksburg, TX and Texas Hill Country by offering exceptional 290 Wine Trail wine tours allowing you to relax and enjoy yourself.
  • Open Range Tours – A Texas Hill Country based tour and transportation company specializing in custom winery tours, special event transportation and custom tours around Fredericksburg, TX.
  • Rockbox Theater – “Funtabulous Entertainment”  a professional variety live-music show that guarantees family-friendly entertainment. Weekend shows.  Phone:  866-349-6688.
  • Hondo’s on Main – Live Texas music, friendly people, full bar and food available.  Check website for music and special events. Phone:  830-997-1633
  • Fredericksburg Trade Days – Experience the excitement of Fredericksburg Trade Days at Sunday Farms.  Shop with over 300 vendors and you will find Antiques, Collectables, Tools, Texas Primitives, Unique Crafts, Shabby Chic, Ranch Furniture, Designer Clothing & Jewelry and so much more!  Open for shopping the 3rd weekend of every month, Friday – Saturday 9am to 6pm, Sunday 9am to 4pm.