Fredericksburg is approximately 70 miles north of San Antonio. The town's main street is lined with specialty shops and charming cafes. If you want to enjoy the outdoors, visit the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area to take a hike or have a picnic. The Fredericksburg Nature Center has more than a mile of hiking trails. You can rent a bicycle to explore trails out in the country. If you like history, you will enjoy exploring 11 historic buildings at the Pioneer Museum. Visit the National Museum of the Pacific War to learn about America's battles in the Pacific during World War II.
If you want to be close to most of Fredericksburg's shops and restaurants, you can stay in a hotel on Main Street. You can take Interstate 10 to U.S. Route 87, and exit on Main Street to find lodging. Once settled, you can take U.S. Highway 290 east from Fredericksburg to visit Texas wine country.
Visitors can enjoy ice skating outside during December, even when the temperatures reach the average high of approximately 60 degrees. You will enjoy great weather during the annual Oktoberfest, when the average high temperatures are in the 70s. Fredericksburg was founded by Germans in the 1840s, and this festival celebrates the town's German heritage.