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German Town Adventure From Houston, TX to Fredericksburg Texas!

Don’t worry about planning a vacation and let AVR take the stress away by creating these spectacular journeys, dedicated to family fun. We realize that winter may limit the number of outdoor activities you can do, but it stays relatively warm, so some hiking and camping may be more enjoyable at this time of the year. The good news is our destination of choice offers both amazing outdoor and indoor activities. Whether you are a large family, a group of friends, or on a romantic getaway, Fredericksburg will provide.

Fredericksburg, Texas

Distance: 4 hours 26 minutes and 251 miles if starting from our Houston Location

Directions: Here

Named one of the most romantic small towns in the world, its no wonder there is so much to do when visiting Fredericksburg. The best part is, this town has German roots and during the Weihnachtszeit or the Christmas season, Fredericksburg has often been compared to a holiday Hallmark movie and with good reason. Whether it's ice skating and marveling at the town's 30-foot Christmas tree and authentic German Christmas pyramid, shopping along a Main Street decked out in its holiday finest, enjoying a festive wine event and local cuisine, or experiencing one of the many special events, Fredericksburg is the perfect holiday getaway. Be sure to check that link for a list of all Holiday activities.

Holiday magic aside, Fredericksburg has a ton of outdoor activities for those families that want to explore the local natural beauty. From Enchanted Rock to Lyndon B. Johnson State Park, and much more in terms of hiking and cycling, Fredericksburg can satisfy any outdoor taste. When it comes to dining, you can go with local favorites inspired by German cuisine like the Old German Bakery and Restaurant or Otto’s. If the kid’s are picky or you want something a bit more flexible, try Sunset Grill for breakfast or Alamo Spring Café for comfort food. When it comes to lodging Fredericksburg has some unique B&B options among its inn and hotels. Don’t try to pronounce the name, but Rarumpelpunzeldornaschenwittchen is a magical German fairytale in the middle of Texas Wine Country There are just two cottages, both with fireplaces, gardens, full kitchens and European charm. You’ll receive a hearty German breakfast each morning, while at night you can wind down with a wonderful local glass of wine from one of the many wineries nearby. If your family wants something a bit more hotel or inn like, we recommend Inn on Barons Creek. This lavish inn has sites that overlook downtown Fredericksburg and offers a world class spa. For a full list of local B&B options and other lodging, check here.

AVR wants to bring some peace of mind to your family when it comes to planning the perfect vacation. That is why we constantly raise the bar on what a rental company should be and offer. We provide the most value for our customers and strive to be something more than just another van rental company. Come experience a journey like no other and do vacation the AVR way. AVR, because the journey should be just as fun as the destination.