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. We also offer tours in our Vintage Cadillacs or our Luxury Sapphire shuttle.

Charters: 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 with 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

This tour of Fredericksburg is our most popular tour. Enjoy an entertaining and informative trip narrated by a Fredericksburg local.

Downtown Fredericksburg hosts 77 Historic markers, and many of our historic homes and buildings are still in existence. The German heritage, the buildings and architecture, and true tales of settling the area are all discussed on our tour. Tours highlight several of our most important landmarks, as well as incredibly beautiful architecture. Most tours are hosted by a local historian who is a descendant of our early pioneer families.

Guests will disembark from our vehicles at two destinations. Our Trolleys are equipped for the mobility impaired. Some walking will be required if guests wish to tour facilities.

Groups should inquire at Info@fbgtours.com for reservations

Cost:  Adults $23.95 Children $13.95 (3-9 years old) Seniors and (Active) Military $21.95

Tour Dates:  Click "Buy Tickets Online" above to see to see availability for individual tours.

Duration:  1 hour 45 minutes

Pickup location:  West side of Pioneer Museum, located at 325 West Main, Fredericksburg

PRESIDENTIAL TOUR - LBJ PARKS, STONEWALL

On this important tour through history, we will take a short trip to Stonewall, a small town rich in the history of the German migration of the 1840’s. We will drive through 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 video tour inclusive of the LBJ ranch, the schoolhouse the President 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 the opportunity to view his Presidential Jet, car collection, and grounds. Tour also includes private reservations with the Park Rangers to hear the “inside stories” of the lives of President and LadyBird Johnson while at the ranch. Learn about his many efforts to protect our national environmental resources, titling him the Conservationist President.

We return to Fredericksburg through the Texas Wine Trail with the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Important Note: Starting August 3, 2018 and until further notice, guided tours of the interior of the “Texas Whitehouse” are cancelled per the National Park Service due to needed repairs. However, guests can still explore the LBJ Ranch grounds, view exhibition pieces and artifacts in the JetStar Hangar, watch an award-winning 14-minute film, and get a picture with LBJ’s infamous “Air Force ½”.

This Tour is excellent for Corporate Group Events, Veterans groups, and those wishing an educational and informative tour combing beautiful scenery and opportunities to learn about Texas history and the life of a Texas Rancher’s role as President of the United States.

Group Tours pick up @either the Convention and Visitors Bureau or from pre-arranged Hotels

Cost:   Adults $46.95 Active or Retired Military and Seniors over 70 - $44.95 Children $26.95 (3-9 years old) This tour is not suitable for infants and small children may not be entertained.

Tour Dates: Seasonal, Click "Buy Tickets Online" to check availability for Individual tickets

Duration: approximately 3.5 hours

Departures:  Fredericksburg Visitor Center, 302 E Austin Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Includes:  Entrance fees to the LBJ State and National Parks, Snacks are provided; Lunch available for chartered events at additional cost

Enchanted Rock Tour seasonal:  Partially Narrated

A narrated tour to the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area just outside of Fredericksburg Texas. The Enchanted Rock holds an impressive place in history – beginning millions of years ago and continuing to the years the earliest known Native Americans to the settlement of Texas and the west. Guests will enjoy the opportunity to view one of the largest natural granite formations in the world from the comfort of our climate controlled vehicles. This is an overview of the area and captures the beauty and part of the history of the park. It is an ideal tour for Seniors and those who do not want to climb the Rock but wish to see more of the Hill Country and learn about the unique batholith. (Note: This tour does NOT include climbing Enchanted Rock, nor does it include the trails and is not suggested for those who wish to traverse the trails within the park - those who do so will forfeit their return trip as we are not authorized by the Park system to allow guests to leave the trolley area.) This tour is Handicap Accessible. Bring your cameras!

Groups, Private Charters - inquire @info@fbgtours.com for reservations

Tour Departs: Fredericksburg Visitors Center on 302 E Austin Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Cost:  Adults $26.95 Active Military and Seniors $24.95 (over 70)Children $18.95 (3-12 years old)

Tour Dates:  See Calendar for Available Dates

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

Duration: Approx. 2.5 Hours

Pickup Location:  Fredericksburg Visitors Center on 302 E Austin Street

Haunted History Tour   Narrated

A little lore, a little history, and a fun ride all rolled into a tour around Fredericksburg, Texas! From experiences shared graveside to the lore of local haunts, we will give you a preview of Fredericksburg, historical landmarks, and point out interesting events in our history in the Hill Country. This tour is not suitable for children and minors must be accompanied by an adult guardian. From haunted buildings to Easter Fires to cemetery haunts, join us as we take the tour and have some fun along the way! (Note – start time is subject to change based on daylight hours)

Indivduals may purchase tickets online (see Book Online for departure dates)

Groups or Private Tours inquire at info@fbgtours.com for reservations.

Departs: departure locations are noted on reservation confirmation

Cost:  Adults $26.95 Active Military rate is $24.95 Children $18.95 (12-16 years old, not suitable for young children)

Tour Dates:  Dusk (see schedule)

Duration: 2-2.5 hours hours

Pickup Location:   Fredericksburg Visitors Center on 302 E Austin Street



Luckenbach, 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:  Trolley Station

Mini Tours of Fredericksburg   Narrated

A Trolley ride rolled into a tour around Fredericksburg, Texas! This tour will give you a preview of Fredericksburg, and is the absolute BEST way to find out about our town. In our 45 minute tour, we take you by some important historical landmarks, give advice on current events, and guide you around our Historic, Shopping and Entertainment District. Many of our guests take this tour to aid them in planning things to do and see while in the area. Locals love this tour, too! PERFECT FOR GROUP AND CORPORATE EVENTS!

Groups Inquire at: info@fbgtours.com

 

Cost:  Adults $15.95 Children $9.95 (2-10 years old) Infants Free! Senior and Military $13.95

Tour Dates:  Individual tours during Peak holiday season, Group Tours available anytime

Duration:  60 minutes

Pickup location:  Departures at the top of the hour from the Visitors Center on 302 E Austin Street. Large groups may arrange for Hotel pickup.

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 Children 26.95 (3-9 years old)

Tour Dates:  Tuesday, Sunday, 1 tours daily SEASONAL

Duration:  3 hours, includes stops

Pickup Location:  Trolley Station

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. .(Tour routes subject to change based on Wildflower views)

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.

Recommended by Texas Highways Magazine 2018!

Cost:  Adults $34.95 Seniors and Military $32.95

Group rates available

Tour Dates:  Click "Buy Tickets Online" to view availability SEASONAL

Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours, depending on the flowers-check calendar for schedule

Pickup Location:  Fredericksburg Visitor Center on 302 E Austin Street



The Backyard at Fritztown Shuttle

Round trip Shuttle to the Backyard at Fritztown for events! Get on Board - leave the driving to us! Pickups at Partner Hotels in Fredericksburg. See Shuttle Services on website for more info. Return trip included.

Cost:   Adults $18.00

Tour Dates: Check the calendar for upcoming tour dates, or go to www.thebackyardatfritztown.com.

We pick up at these hotels WITH A confirmed reservation: Fredericksburg Visitor Center, 302 E Austin Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Best Western, Highway Street
Wine Country Cottages, West Main Street
Sunset Inn, Adams Street
Econolodge, Adams Street
Inn on Barons Creek
Fredericksburg Inn and Suites
Hampton Inn on Main Street
Hangar Hotel
Holiday Inn Express, Washington Street
Fairfield Inn and Suites, Friendship Lane


FREDERICKSBURG FOOD AND WINE WALKING TOUR  Seasonal: November - January

During the winter holidays, go food and wine tasting on a half-day walking tour in downtown Fredericksburg. Sit for private guided wine tastings paired with foods from the best eateries in town. You might sample fresh baked goods, gourmet chocolates, and more while visiting three of the Wine Country’s best tasting rooms. This tour takes place for just six weeks November into January when Fredericksburg features thousands of lights, holiday window displays, and our beautifully decorated Marktplatz square. Half-day holiday wine and food walking tour feature three tasting rooms for guided wine tastings. Learn what makes a good pairing of wine and food. Sample the best of local eateries. .Hear about the Texas Wine Trails and Fredericksburg’s German roots.. Take in the holiday dazzle of what Architectural Digest stated as Texas most beautiful small town.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Food samples
  • Wine tastings
  • All tasting fees

Adults $99 pp Limited to small groups for the best possible experience

Extra – Hotel pick up and drop off by reservation

Cost:  Adults $99.00 per person

Tour Dates:  November - January

Private and Group Tours may depart from pre-arranged Hotel by Reservation

HOLIDAY EVENING FOOD AND WINE TOUR – TROLLEY/SHUTTLE   Seasonal: November - January

During the winter holiday evenings, enjoy the festively decorated Trolleys or Shuttles as we go food and wine tasting along the Texas Wine Trail including a guided tour of downtown Fredericksburg. Enjoy tastings at three wineries, along with pairings of delightful foods from local restaurants. Sample delightful holiday treats as you enjoy your Christmas journey. This evening tour takes place for just six weeks November into January when Fredericksburg features thousands of lights, holiday window displays, and our beautifully decorated Markplatz While on tour, learn what makes a good pairing of wine and food. Sample the best of local eateries. Hear about the Texas Wine Trails and Fredericksburg’s German roots. Take in the holiday dazzle of what Architectural Digest stated as Texas most beautiful small town.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Food samples
  • Wine tastings
  • All tasting fees

Adults $99 pp Limited to small groups for the best possible experience

Extra – Hotel pick up and drop off by reservation

Cost:  Adults $99.00 per person

Tour Dates:  November - January

Private and Group Tours may depart from pre-arranged Hotel by Reservation

Burgers and Bats   Seasonal: May - October

Take a Vintage Trolley ride just outside the town of Fredericksburg and journey along one of the most scenic routes around in air-conditioned comfort. 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 at nearby a casual dining restaurant before returning to Fredericksburg. Options are available for those with dietary restrictions. Alcohol is not included and must be purchased separately. Admission includes the lower viewing area for emergence –(lower viewing is not guaranteed as it is based on availability on the date of reservation, and those who wish to reserve lower viewing must be able to climb stairs). The Old Tunnel State Park does not take advance reservations for the lower viewing area. Note: This tour is not suitable for children under the age of 3. Children under the age of 5 are not allowed in the lower viewing area. The tour is subject to extended hours in the summer as the bats do not emerge at scheduled hours, rather they emerge at dusk on their own time. We do not guarantee that this tour will be completed within three hours.

Groups and Private Tours please inquire at info@fbgtours.com for reservations.

Meal included at a local restaurant, with elected options for guests who are GF or with dietary restrictions. Upper and lower level viewing decks at the State Park area are wooden bench seats.

Cameras are allowed with no use of flash.

Cost:  Adults $44.95 Military and Seniors over 70 - $40.95 Children $26.95

Tour Dates:  Friday and Monday evenings; Check the schedule for departure times May - October

Duration:  3.5 hours approximately

Private and Group Tours may depart from pre-arranged Hotel; Individual

Pickup Location: 

Tours depart from the Trolley Stop in front of the George Bush Gallery Museum of the
Pacific War, Austin Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Includes: Transportation and Dinner



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 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 Children $16.95 (3-9 years old); Ticket includes one beverage coupon

Tour Dates:  November – December

Duration:  3.5 Hours

Pickup Location:  Trolley stop @ Marktplatz on Main Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

HILL COUNTRY DESTINATIONS

If you only have a day, take the Tour and see it all! This Guided Tour offers a brief visit and overview of the many attractions the Hill Country has to offer.

Enjoy a climate controlled ride to our most popular destinations around Fredericksburg! Stops include the Pioneer Museum, St. Mary’s Church (one of the Painted Churches of Texas), Visitors Center @ 302 E Austin, the National Museum of the Pacific War (3 stops), Das Peach Haus, the Texas Ranger Museum, Fort Martin Scott, Luckenbach Texas, Wildseed Farms and Fredericksburg Trade Days and/or a local winery/brewery. Lunch Included.

Facilities toured are based on their hours of operation and season Duration

Approx 6 Hours and includes lunch

Walking, standing and sitting required; We can accommodate, but please advise if the guest is mobility impaired

Group Tours Available Inquire at: info@fbgtours.com

Cost:  Adults $79.00 per person Children$59 (2-10)Senior and Military $69

WINE COUNTRY TOURS

Our popular day tour is designed to provide our guests a great wine experience. This daily tour includes a visit to three boutique wineries and a boxed lunch. Tour the scenic Texas Wine Country as we treat you to private tastings. Learn about pairing wine with food and the different types of wines produced while getting acquainted with vintners who are passionate about their wines. Each stop is unique in its wine offerings, atmosphere, and personality. This tour bypasses the crowds of large tasting facilities and offers a more intimate and educational wine tasting tour. Excellent for the wine novice as well as the experienced. 4-5 hour Tour

  • Limited to 8 persons
  • Tasting fees included
  • Boxed lunch included
  • Advance booking required
  • $169 per person

Group and Corporate Tours Available: Inquire at info@fbgtours.com

Private Tours available for 2 persons in one of our Vintage Cadillacs! : Inquire at info@fbgtours.com

Cost:  Adults $169.00 per person

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

Fredericksburg Tours llc

Welcome to Fredericksburg Tours. Our Vintage Style Trolleys, our Vintage Cadillacs, and our luxury shuttle tours transport you throughout the Hill Country area - experience the history, architecture, important sites, great dining and beauty with our narrated tours. Private Charters are available for private tours, weddings, families, schools and church groups, military reunions, corporate events, birthday and retirement parties, and shuttle services throughout our traveling area. Inquire at info@fbgtours.com for information and reservations. We are a locally owned and operated Company.



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