Top things to do in Fredericksburg

Top Choice Cafe in Fredericksburg


This dapper underground bistro looks like a soda fountain gone posh. The folks lunching here are as stylish as the decor, but don't worry, you'll find welcoming Hill Country hospitality in these hip digs. The gourme…
Museum in Fredericksburg

National Museum of the Pacific War

This museum complex consists of three war-centric galleries: the Admiral Nimitz Museum, chronicling the life and career of Fredericksburg's most famous son; the George HW Bush Gallery of the Pacific War, a large, im…
Cultural in Fredericksburg


Every October, Fredericksburg celebrates its German heritage in a big way with Texas' largest Oktoberfest. Families crowd around the Vereins Kirche, the original town church, for oompah bands, endless kegs of German…
American in Fredericksburg

Navajo Grill

For something more upmarket, head straight to the Navajo Grill, which boasts a lovely patio, creative Southern cuisine and a list of about 40 different wines by the glass, and more by the bottle. Reservations recomm…
Antiques in Fredericksburg


It's hard to leave this antique and home furnishings store empty handed. It's filled with decor for the modern cabin or cottage, plus items for your patio and garden.
American in Fredericksburg

Hill Top Café

Located 10 miles north of town in a renovated 1950s gas station, this cozy roadhouse serves up satisfying meals and Hill Country ambience at its best. Look for a few Cajun dishes on the menu. Reservations are recomm…
Historic Site in Fredericksburg

Pioneer Museum

Find out what life was like for the town's early inhabitants as you wander the 10 historic buildings at the Pioneer Museum. Short audio interpretations begin as you step into each building. If nothing else, this col…
American in Fredericksburg

Silver Creek Restaurant

A great compromise when only some of you want schnitzel, this place serves both American and German dishes, mostly under $20, though the steaks can get a little spendy. The shady patio is a great place to hang out, …
Historic Building in Fredericksburg

Vereins Kirche

The city's Vereins Kirche was the original town church, meeting hall and school. The tiny building anchoring the town square – the Marktplatz – contains archival photos and historical artifacts that can be interesti…
American in Fredericksburg

Hondo's on Main

Named after local legend Hondo Crouch, this hoppin' place caters to your need for both food and fun, with live music on the patio five nights a week. It's famous for its 'doughnut burger,' which has more to do with …