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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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  • Main Street can get busy, especially for parking, but look for spots along the side streets. There are some great stores along Main Street - my favorites being Dogologie and The Christmas Store - as w...  more »
  • Took our last day on our Texas trip and drove from San Antonio to Fredericksburg, Texas. Enjoyed strolling the Main Street with all the lovely historic buildings & interesting variety of fun shops. En...  more »
  • Interesting, quirky shops. Better quality than a typical 'tourist trap.' Wish we'd had time to visit the Nimitz Museum.  more »

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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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