5 days in Fredericksburg & Dripping Springs Itinerary

5 days in Fredericksburg & Dripping Springs Itinerary

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Fredericksburg
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Dripping Springs
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Fredericksburg

— 3 nights

Fritztown

The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pioneer Museum and Kerrville Hills Winery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at William Chris Vineyards and St. Mary's Catholic Church. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Vereins Kirche Museum, learn about winemaking at Lost Draw Cellars, trek along Loop Trail, and walk around Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fredericksburg journey planning app.

Austin to Fredericksburg is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Fredericksburg, with lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Dripping Springs.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Wineries · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dripping Springs

— 1 night
Dripping Springs is an incorporated town in Hays County, Texas, United States, 21 miles southwest of Austin. On the 2nd (Sun), learn about winemaking at Wimberley Valley Winery, learn about winemaking at Duchman Family Winery, then stroll around The Bee Cave Sculpture Park, and finally do a tasting at Bell Springs Winery. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Falls on the Colorado Museum, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, and finally learn about winemaking at Flat Creek Estate Winery.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Dripping Springs road trip planning site.

Getting from Fredericksburg to Dripping Springs by car takes about an hour. In May, daytime highs in Dripping Springs are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Dripping Springs

Wineries · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips