Fredericksburg Trolley Tours

Welcome to Fredericksburg Tours, LLC.


Experience the history, architecture, important sites, and beauty of the Hill Country with our narrated tours. Our Vintage Style Trolley tours transport you back in time to the days of the early German settlers as they made the Hill Country and Fredericksburg area their new home.

Charter our Trolleys: We are available for private group tours, weddings, families, schools and church groups, military reunions, corporate events, birthday and retirement parties, and shuttle services throughout our traveling area.

Public tours start at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center, located at 302 East Austin Street in Fredericksburg, TX. Tickets may be purchased online until 8:00 AM.

Hotel shuttle services are subject to hotel participation and operate between hotels and the Historic District along a pre-determined route, with specified Trolley Stops. Tickets may be purchased online at any time. Route maps are available at the Visitors Center, the Pioneer Museum, and the local participating hotels as well as participating merchant locations.

All trolley guests must sign a liability waiver.

Historic Fredericksburg Tour   Narrated

The daily tour of Fredericksburg is our most popular tour. Enjoy an entertaining and informative trip aboard our Vintage Style trolley.

Hear about the early Germans who immigrated to the Hill Country of Texas. The German heritage, the buildings and architecture, and the stories of settling the area are all discussed on our tours. Downtown Fredericksburg hosts 77 Historic markers, and many of our historic homes and buildings are still in existence. Our tours highlight several of these, and more information is available at the Pioneer Museum, the Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Books On Main.

During your stay, visit the museums – The Pioneer Museum for information on early Fredericksburg; the Nimitz and Museum of the Pacific War are of the most extensive war museums in the United States. And on selected dates, the WWII Reenactment is a do-not-miss. Contact the Nimitz for more information on the re-enactments.

After your tour, you will have a better idea of where you want to visit, including shops, restaurants, pubs and wineries, and our many music venues that have made Fredericksburg a desired destination.

Cost:  Adults $26.95 Children $16.95 (3-11 years old)

Tour Dates:  Tuesday – Sunday, 1 tour daily

Duration:  1 hour 45 minutes

Pickup location:  Trolley Station

PRESIDENTIAL TOUR - LBJ PARKS, STONEWALL, JOHNSON CITY

We will take a short trip to Stonewall, a small town rich in the history of the German migration in the 1840’s. Hear about the Texas Cowboys, and the history of the Peach Capital of Texas. We will go to both the LBJ State and National parks, where you can observe the Bison and other natural wildlife along the banks of the Pedernales River on this continuously working ranch.

Enjoy a narrated tour of the LBJ ranch, including the schoolhouse he attended, the homes of his grandparents and the family Cemetery where he and Lady Bird are laid to rest. Our tour of the National Park will include a stop at the Texas White House, home of Lyndon Baines Johnson, our 36th President. Visitors will have opportunity to view his Presidential Jet, car collection, and home. Learn about his many efforts to protect our national resources, titling him the Conservationist President.

From there, we will make a quick stop at a local restaurant, then it’s on to Johnson City to visit LBJ’s boyhood home and museum.

We return through the Texas Wine Trail as we discuss the Texas Wine Industry before returning to Fredericksburg.


Cost:   Adults $64.95  Children $44.95 (3-9) This tour is not suitable for infants.

Tour Dates:  Saturday and Sunday, Pickup time 9 a.m.

Duration:  6 hours

Pickup Location: Trolley Station

Includes: Meal

Enchanted Rock Tour seasonal:  Partially Narrated

Famous because it is the largest natural granite formation in the United States, rising 425 feet above the ground and peaking at 1825 feet. History and lore claim that it was revered by the Tonkawa Indians as a spiritual place. Enchanted Rock State Natural Area sits on Big Sandy Creek on the border of Gillespie and Llano counties. It is 18 miles north of Fredericksburg. Comprised of 1643 acres, it is a National Natural Landmark, and is on the National Register of Historic Places as an Archeological District.

More than 400 archeological sites have been found in the park. All are protected, and 120 of them are designated State Archeological Landmarks.

Note: Park admission is included in the price. Sweet Marley’s offers snack foods for purchase in the park, but there are no dining halls. You are welcome to bring small coolers or a picnic basket as there are picnic facilities in the park.

Most trails are accessible to all ages and levels of climbers. If you do not wish to climb, the park is beautiful and a lovely place to enjoy the Hill Country. Wear comfortable shoes, hats are recommended.

Water is provided.

Cost:  Adults $28.95 Children $18.95 (3-9 years old)

Tour Dates:  Sunday, Wednesday, Friday-Seasonally

Pickup Time:  9:00 a.m. (eat breakfast prior) or 5 p.m.

Duration:  3 hours

Pickup Location:  Trolley Station

Haunted History Tour   Narrated

Ghost fires, murders, mysteries – Fredericksburg History is rich in tales of woe. From haunted buildings to Easter Fires to cemetery haunts, join us as we take the tour and have some fun along the way!

Cost:  Adults $26.95 Children $18.95 (3-9 years old)

Tour Dates:  Dusk (see schedule)

Duration: 2 hours

Pickup Location:  Trolley Station



Lucenbach, Texas

Let’s go to Luckenbach Texas – where Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Gary P Nunn, and many more artists and characters performed and made this little Post Office/Town famous. Hear the stories and experience the charm as we stop and take it all in under the big oak trees. Times, pricing, and schedules vary. Please check calendar for availability. Saturday

Please Note: You should dress for the weather. The trolleys are heated but will not feel as warm as your personal vehicle.

Cost: Varies

Tour Dates: Varies

Duration: Varies

Pickup Location: ?

HEART OF TEXAS HISTORY TOUR  seasonal:  Narrated

The early settlers faced many challenges - a harsh environment, co-habitation with Native Americans, building infrastructure and homes in the newborn State of Texas. German immigrant families have successfully established communities in and around the Texas Hill Country and maintain their cultural significance to this day. Come along for the ride as we share the stories and experiences of the German-Texans. We will visit historic sites as we learn of conflicts, kidnappings, treaties and characters who spent their lives in and around Fredericksburg.

Tours will highlight several, but not all, of the following: (please check the schedule for tour stops listed)

  • Pioneer Museum Complex
  • Fort Martin Scott
  • Texas Ranger Museum
  • Enchanted Rock
  • Cross Mountain

Cost:  Adults $36.95

Tour Dates:  Tuesday, Sunday, 1 tours daily SEASONAL

Duration:  approx. 2-3 hours, includes stops

Wildflowers and Wildlife   Seasonal: April - June

Ride with us down the best roads for viewing the wildflowers. We keep up with the trails to view the most bloomers anywhere! From bluebonnets to Indian Paintbrushes to the myriads of beautiful wildflowers along our countryside, we transport you in one of our climate controlled Trolleys. Leave the driving to us, but bring your cameras to capture those special memories.

Limited Seating – this tour books very quickly! If we are sold out, add your name to a wait list – we may add an additional tour.

Cost:  Adults $54.95 (Includes Trolley transportation and meal.)

Tour Dates:  Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday, April – June

Duration: 4 to 5 hours, depending on the flowers-check calendar for schedule

Pickup Location:  Trolley Station

Burgers and Bats   Seasonal: May - October

Take a Vintage Trolley ride outside of Fredericksburg and along one of the most scenic routes around. Every year from mid-spring to fall, thousands to millions of Mexican bats make their way to the old tunnel area at Alamo Springs. Watch at dusk as they emerge in a spiral and out into the night. Enjoy dinner nearby before returning to Fredericksburg.

Cost:  Adults $34.95

Tour Dates:  Sunday and Wednesday evenings; Check schedule for departure times May - October

Duration: 3 hours

Pickup Location:  Trolley Station



Jolly Trolley   Seasonal: November - December

Board the decorated, vintage style Jolly Trolley for a fun-filled holiday experience! Ride with us to Johnson City, Tx to view the spectacular light displays. Enjoy the holiday music or watch vintage editions of Rudolph or Charlie Brown's Christmas (and more) along the way. Johnson City is one of the most popular attractions in the Hill Country - with over 1 million lights on view at Pedernales Electric Co-op, the fully draped Courthouse and the shops along the historically quaint town square. Take a stroll through Wonderland with the family. Grab a cocoa or cider from one of the onsite vendors, take a hayride or carriage ride, or just relax and enjoy the setting. Johnson City is a Do-Not-Miss at Christmastime!

Please Note: You should dress for the weather. The trolleys are heated but will not feel as warm as your personal vehicle.

Cost:  Adults $26.95 per person Children $16.95 (3-9 years old); Ticket includes one beverage coupon

Tour Dates:  November – December

Duration:  3 Hours

Pickup Location:  Fredericksburg Visitor Center

FREDERICKSBURG TROLLEY TOURS
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
830-998-8986
info@fbgtours.com

Fredericksburg Trolley Tours

Welcome to Fredericksburg Tours. Our Vintage Style Trolley tours transport you back in time to the days of the early German settlers as they made the Hill Country area their new home - experience the history, architecture, important sites, and beauty with our narrated tours. Charter our Trolleys - we are available for private group tours, weddings, families, schools and church groups, military reunions, corporate events, birthday and retirement parties, and shuttle services throughout our traveling area.