Travel Blogs from Fredericksburg
blanco is a very small town in the texas hill country, west of austin and north of san antonio.
we have been to blanco about six other times. our dear dear friend (my adopted brother) willie lives here. so that is how we have found it. also, our friends from minnesota come here and winter, so we look forward to seeing jett and debra. we've stayed here at blanco state park about three other times and we both love it here. it is ...
... look through some of the interesting shops. Well the drive was definitely nice, vegetated hills, quite green alongside the road and in the valleys, but wouldn't call it breathtaking. However, in context to what the rest of Texas is like (at least what we've seen), it was certainly the best!
We drove back into town and Jo and I went wandering through the stores we found interesting, whilst Mase and the boys went to the Candy Store, Ice-cream ...
... building and the room is so nice, the old claw foot bath (like my reproduction one at home) is in the bedroom and the whole room is furnished with pretty antiques. Went down to the bar & wished we hadn't had a burger as they did food, never mind just a glass of wine and a beer instead. Went to bed at 10 but as usual Peter found a friend to debate global warming with ( the guy said it was rubbish) and stayed behind till 11.30 - glad I missed that ...
... Chester Nimitz and the home of the National Museum of the Pacific War (WWII). We spent nearly three hours in the museum, and could have spent more time. The George HW Bush Gallery focuses on the entire story of WWII in the Pacific--from the seeds of conflict that led to the attack on Pearl Harbor to the joy and relief after the end of the war. The story is told through the ...
... joke there somewhere). Decided not to do the house tour, but drove by the airstrip and hanger on the way out.
On to Luckenbach, TX, the semi-legendary town from the song Luckenbach, TX (Back to the Basics of Love) by Waylon Jennings. The town (Pop. 3) was bought in 1999 by Hondo Crouch, and converted to a music hall/beer joint. Lots of bikers (riding $40k Harleys and Gold Wings), very friendly ...
Other places to stay in Fredericksburg
107 N. Washington, Fredericksburg | Innfrom $79
- Inn on the Creek = A+
- The In Inn
- Wonderful weekend -- Inn on the Creek
403 East Main Street, Fredericksburg | Inn
- Very relaxing and enjoying
- Wonderful hosts
- Excellent stay
3234 Luckenbach Road, Fredericksburg | 3 star innfrom $173