One of the best ways to experience the culture, tradition, and German vibe of Fredericksburg is simply to take a stroll on historic West Main Street in Downtown Fredericksburg. All along this part of the road, you can see the 19th-century architecture and admire the historic structures.
The eastern part of Main Street where the majority of boutique stores and art galleries are located is known as the Magic Mile. This section begins at the Nimitz Museum and ends at the Marktplatz. This is the central shopping district in Fredericksburg, TX and has amazing shopping opportunities.
The diverse and authentic Fredericksburg food scene is a favorite with visitors. Many Fredericksburg restaurants are known for their German cuisine. We love visiting Otto’s German Bistro for the schnitzels or the Farm Haus Bistro located a short distance away from the city.
The best place to learn about the history of Fredericksburg, TX is the Pioneer Museum managed by the Gillespie County Historical Society. On a visit, you can learn through exhibits and documents how this German city came to be founded in Texas in the 1850s.