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A day trip to Enchanted Rock is a great way to experience the natural beauty and unique culture of the Texas Hill Country. Read on about Enchanted Rock State Park, and discover the best of what to do and where to go for the day in Fredericksburg, Texas

CAliche coffee

@calichecoffee | before you head out to Enchanted Rock State Park, get your morning caffeine boost. All their coffee is roasted and freshly ground in-house. The shop’s menu includes classic espresso drinks, drip coffee, pour-over coffee, and cold brew. They also offer a variety of non-coffee drinks, such as hot chocolate, tea, and kombucha. Why not pair up your cup of joe with one of their delish breakfast items? Everything is scratch-made everyday.

Enchanted rock state park

@enchantedrocknaturalstatearea | a popular destination for hikers, rock climbers, and nature enthusiasts. It’s large, dome-shaped pink granite rock formation rises over 400 feet above the surrounding hill country terrain. The rock is estimated to be 1.1 billion years old, known as a “batholith.” The park has over 11 miles of hiking trails, ranging from easy strolls to challenging climbs, with the Summit Trail being the most popular and challenging trail, but offering the most stunning views of the surrounding landscape from the top of the dome.

Enchanted Rock, Fredericksburg, Texas

How long does it take to hike Enchanted Rock?

About 3 hours, 4.6 miles. Hydrate – make sure to carry extra water with you as you enjoy the incredible views.

What is the best time of year to visit Enchanted Rock?

Fall and Spring are the best times to visit & hike Enchanted Rock. Hikes are best either early or later in the day. Due to the high volume of visitors, reservations are required. Reserve your day pass online before you go. You can reserve it up to 30 days before your visit.


Woerner warehouse CAFÉ & Catering

@woernerwarehouse | a local favorite, this cafe offers a variety of classic American dishes from delicious homemade soups, thick, hearty sandwiches, salads, pizzas, to homemade pies & fresh baked goods. Enjoy a delicious and satisfying lunch. Make sure to save room for dessert, the Texas-size cookies are scrumptious.

RathSkeller Bistro

@rathskellerbistro | discover an underground bistro tucked away in downtown, Fredericksburg. They have a nice menu to satisfy every taste, from the homemade Bistro Burger, the Hill Country Dip with au jus, to fresh salads and homemade soups. Must try their signature Peach Bread Pudding, served with a rich caramel sauce and topped with homemade whipped cream.

Fredericksburg Pie Company

Enjoy a slice of heaven at Fredericksburg Pie Company. Delight in classic homemade pies like Grandma used to make. Offering 20 delicious pies to enjoy–in the dining room or out on the cottage front porch. Shop an array of unique vintage finds, homemade quilts, linens, and gourmet coffees too. Open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10am until Sold Out (anytime from 2-4pm) Check their FB page for Summer & Spring hours.


Lincoln street wine market

@lincoln.street.fbg | offers a curated selection of wines from around the world. You will find a large variety of wines to choose from, like the major styles to rare to hard-to-find bottles, and local Texas wines. Pair your tasting with gourmet food items, like artisanal cheeses, cured meats, olives, fancy crackers, and fine chocolates. And for cigar aficionados, complement your wine the smoky spice of a cigar from their selection of fine cigars. A great spot to unwind & relax.

Cross mountain vineyards

@crossmountainvineyards | the only wines good enough for Texas. The Evan’s family carefully curated Italian wines from the best Italian vineyards to bring back to the tasting room in Fredericksburg. Taste Italian wines paired with wood-fired gourmet pizzas and delicious charcuterie boards. Very casual, warm hospitality. An enjoyable experience that you can bring the kids with you. It’s a local favorite.


elk store winery & distillery

@elkstore1895fbg | the perfect spot when you are ready to take a break from shopping and bustling Main Street. Designed to give the experience of a tucked-away speakeasy, relax in peace and quiet while you enjoy handcrafted cocktails, distilled spirits, amazing wines, and delicious bites. The “SMOKED OLD FASHIONED” cocktail & the Cuban Sandwich are a must try. Great spot for guys to watch the game (if on) or get an old-fashioned shoe shine!


Fischer And Wieser On Main

@fischerandwieser | founded in 1969 by Case D. Fischer and Mark Wieser, it has since become a well-known Texas institution. The store features specialty food products, like sauces, marinades, jams, jellies, dressings, and spreads made from local ingredients. They also offer free tastings, giving visitors a chance to sample all the delicious flavors to find your favorite as you shop!

luckenbach outpost on main

@luckenbachoutpost | the store offers a variety of fun merchandise including clothing, hats, jewelry, and more, all with a western and Texas theme. It takes its name from the iconic Texas town, Luckenbach, Texas, paying homage to the rich history and culture of the area. They have a small bar in the back, you can grab a beer to sip while you shop or just hang out & sit down a bit. And you can pick up great memorabilia and books on Texas, and the history behind Hondo & Luckenbach, Texas.


@derkuchenladen | unique kitchen goods shop housed in the historic building that used to be Keidel Memorial Hospital in Fredericksburg. You’ll find whimsical kitchen tools, state-of-the-art gadgets, cookware, dishware, kitchen accessories, appliances, springerle molds, along with fun cooking demonstrations. It offers everything to inspire the chef in all of us.


Fredericksburg Brewing Company

@fbgbrewingco | it’s the oldest brewpub in Texas, and also a working brewery and restaurant. The majority of the brewing equipment is visible from the dining area, so visitors can watch the brewing process. Food is pub-style fare, from German cuisine, to burgers, salads, and hearty bread bowl soups. Offering tasty seasonal beers throughout the year, and street consumption is legal in Fredericksburg – so stop, grab a fresh brew and continue shopping down Main Street!


Granite House Lounge

@granitehouselounge | enjoy delicious New Orleans-inspired food paired with decadent cocktails. The food is top notch, yet the atmosphere is friendly, casual, and laid back. Offers both indoor or outdoor dining. It’s a great spot to end your day, as you unwind with friends over great food & drinks. The blackberry margarita is a must-try!

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