Fredericksburg, Texas Offers Relaxed Adventure

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Fredericksburg, Texas Offers Relaxed Adventure

Fredericksburg, Texas has just the right mix of casual adventure.  This picturesque area has gorgeous views, numerous state  parks close by, beautiful vacation rentals, fishing, water sports, hiking, biking and more.

Staying in any Texas bed breakfast in Fredericksburg is a delight for scores of travelers because they are filled with  history and charm.   One recommended bed and breakfast, by Travel and Leisure magazine, is Patsy’s Place.  If you are  scheduling a family gathering, or any large meeting, the Winter Private Ranch Retreat is a magnificent lodge offering  spectacular services.  Call for bargain rates. The lodge is a two story modern rock house located on a 1280 acre ranch. It  is a completely private home, no neighbors. Each person enjoys the ranch tour which consists of some impressive history, old  settlements, 250 year old wagon trail, buffalo wallers, and a 60 mile viewpoint of the Llano uplift, and nature walk.

Colorado State Bend Park is located just 35 miles south of Fredericksburg, Texas and presents a broad spectrum of outdoor  recreational options including fishing, boating, hiking, mountain biking, guided nature and caving tours, bird  watching, mineral study, and photography.  For more information, contact them at 1-915-628-3240.

Enchanted Rock State Park is another great park to stop at while you are in Fredericksburg.  Enchanted rock is a distinctive  pink granite dome that rises 425 feet above the surrounding countryside which you can climb to the pinnacle of. It is one of the  largest batholiths, or exposed underground rock formations, in the US.

The Vanishing Texas River Cruise is a premier ecological cruise stationed near Fredericksburg.  Leaving from Lake Buchanan,  this cruise offers a spectacular view of the Colorado River, native Texas wildlife, waterfalls, bird watching and wintering  Bald Eagles.  For additional information on this remarkable event, call them toll free at 1-800-474-8374, or visit their web  site at

The National Museum of the Pacific War is also a first-rate place to visit specially for individuals who love history. Formerly known as  the Nimitz Museum, this complex is the only standing museum in America that focuses on World War II’s campaign in the  Pacific.

After all of the hiking and site seeing,  Rancho Ponte Vineyards is a magnificent place to test the finest wine in  Fredericksburg. The vinyard is a preferred amongst the locals so you can be certain that they only sell the finest bottles of wine.

Torre di Pietra is another award winning winery to pleasure in.  Owned by the Maxwell family, live music is on hand every  Saturday in the Pavilion and Piazza, where you can split a  gourmet cheese basket and a bottle of wine among friends and top  it off with Torre di Pietra’s wine infused chocolates. Proudly located near Fredericksburg, with vineyards in Doss and Gillespie  County Texas, Torre di Pietra continues a Hill Country family custom of farming and wine creation that date back to the  late 1800s.

So for the appropriate amount of repose and adventure, Fredericksburg, Texas, has precisely what you are searching for in outdoor  activities and gourmet fare and wine.  Permit Fredericksburg Texas spoil you with its beauty and flavors.

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