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Main Street, Fredericksburg

Admire the beautiful architecture and old-world charm of historic Fredericksburg with a stroll down . Affectionately nicknamed the “Magic Mile,” the street stretches east from Marktplatz square, offering a variety of top-quality shops and local eateries. Find a vintage souvenir at one of the street’s many antique shops, or soak up some local history at the Pacific War Museum. Don’t miss a meal of bratwurst and sauerkraut at a local restaurant, as the town is known for its German heritage. Put Main Street into our Fredericksburg trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Fredericksburg.
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  • I’ve enjoyed shopping and dining in downtown Fredericksburg, while my husand toured the Nimitz Museum. In fact, he enjoyed the museum so much that he’s toured it three times. Thankfully, there are ple...  more »
  • We brought guests from Spain to visit Fredericksburg during the week between Christmas and New Years. It was their favorite spot in Texas - even more than San Antonio and Austin! They loved the quaint...  more »
  • As a local resident, I can tell you that Main Street Fredericksburg is full of fun and interesting, one-of-a-kind shops. There are a variety of gift shops, art galleries, restaurants, the oldest brew ...  more »

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Where to stay in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg is well known for its wide array of bed and breakfasts and inns. Those located in the city's historical neighborhoods--particularly those on or near Main Street--sit within walking distance of the city's most popular restaurants, cafes, and bars. If you prefer a more tranquil setting, consider staying on a converted ranch or renting a cabin in the surrounding hills. Fredericksburg also provides a number of hotels and motels, several of which offer swimming pools where you can cool off from the Texas heat.
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