Nicest Place in the South: Fredericksburg, Texas

Everything’s a little bigger in Texas, and Fredericksburg,Texas, is no exception to the rule. We’re talking 5,000 varieties of wildflowers, a 650-acre granite dome, some of the best big-bodied red wines the nation has to offer, and even a unique collection of vernacular vocabulary called Texas German. From the good-natured twang of the honkytonks in Luckenbach to the luminous glow of the poppy fields at Wildseed Farms, Fredericksburg offers all the warmth and Willkommen one could want in a little slice of Hill Country heaven.


Destination Romance: A Weekend in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg, Texas

Two people. One city. One weekend to get away from it all in one of the most beautiful towns in the South.


Jacob Brodbeck and the Texas Flying Machine

Fredericksburg, Texas

Though the Wright brothers claimed the epithet “First in Flight” for their native North Carolina, it was Jacob Brodbeck of Fredericksburg, Texas, who first took to the skies


The Texas Rangers

Fredericksburg, Texas

The Texas Rangers have got to have the most colorful history of just about any law enforcement agency–and it will all be on display at the new Texas Ranger Heritage Center in Fredericksburg come June 2015


Texas German: A Language of Their Own

Fredericksburg, Texas

Texas German, a wide-ranging and variable dialect found in the heart of the lone star state, is quickly fading from the American tongue.


Willkommen, Wine, and Wildflowers: What to Do in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg, Texas

Whether you’re in the mood for the two-step or a taste of Texas terroir, Fredericksburg has you covered.

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