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4 Things You May Not Know About Fredericksburg, Texas

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Fredericksburg is internationally adored for its antiquated German charm and delightful old-world style. From beirgartens to crafts, this town has become a must visit. That doesn’t mean there aren’t still some hidden gems among the sea of treasure, though. Take the following, for example.

1. Fredericksburg is home to the largest wildflower farm in the country.

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Photo: Wild Seed Farms

Established in 1983, Wild Seed Farms is family-owned and operated, and is the largest wildflower farm in the country. Attractions include beautiful floral fields, tons of live music, and a butterfly garden. Learn more or set up a tour at wildseedfarms.com.

2. There are over 15 vineyards in Fredericksburg.

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Photo: wineroad290.com

The Wine Road is an association of 15 independent vineyards who came together to welcome folks seeking to visit and taste their wine. Explore by taking U.S. 290, the whole 45-mile stretch from Fredericksburg to Johnson City. Guided tours are also available. Learn more or book a tour on their website.

3. Fredericksburg is home to the National Museum of the Pacific War.

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Photo: Pacific War Museum

“‘Uncommon valor was a common virtue.’ Fleet Admiral Nimitz’s words in 1945 ring true today as we tell the sweeping story of World War II in the Pacific. This is the story — the history — we are dedicated to honoring, teaching, and preserving at The National Museum of the Pacific. Visit us to experience this extraordinary chapter of our nation’s history.” (pacificwarmuseum.org)

4. You can travel back in time to the 40’s with TJ’s Dinner Show.

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Photo: TJ’s Dinner Show

“A unique entertainment experience, bringing back the style and chic of “The Dinner Show”!  TJ Smith not only owns and operates this venue, but is also the headline entertainer, bringing his vocal impressions, musical tributes, zany song parodies, and comedy to the stage every weekend. Dress code encouraged.”  For show times or reservations visit their website.