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, and the Convention and Visitors Bureau.This tour is hosted by a local historian who is a descendant of our early pioneer families.

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.

Cost:  Adults $19.95 Children $13.95 (3-9 years old)

Tour Dates:  Click "Buy Tickets Online" above to see availability

Duration:  1 hour 45 minutes

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

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.

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


Cost:   Adults $44.95  Children $34.95 (3-9 years old) This tour is not suitable for infants.

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

Duration:  3 hours

Pickup Location:  Fredericksburg Visitor Center

Includes:  Entrance fees to the LBJ State and National Parks

Enchanted Rock Tour seasonal:  Partially Narrated

A narrated tour to the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area just outside of Fredericksburg Texas. You will hear a bit of history of the Hill Country area, from Native American to modern day Settlers as you journey to the largest natural granite formation in the world. It’s a beautiful park, and we will stop below the granite formation to observe and learn more about this World Marvel. 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 the beauty of the area. (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! Disclaimer: Park is subject to closing by State Officials when full – and we will be required to return guests to the Visitor Center without entrance to the State Natural Area. Fredericksburg Tours and Fredericksburg Trolley is not responsible for cancellation of the tour upon arrival at the State Park.

Cost:  Adults $26.95 Children $18.95 (3-12 years old)

Tour Dates:  Sunday, Wednesday, Friday-Seasonally

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

Duration:  2 Hours (Approximately)

Pickup Location:  Fredericksburg Visitors Center on 302 E Austin Street

Haunted History Tour   Narrated

A little lore, a little history, and a Trolley ride all rolled into a tour around Fredericksburg, Texas! From facts - famous folks stories told graveside - to the lore of local haunts, this tour 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)

Cost:  Adults $26.95 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! Tours are 45 minutes and we pick up on the hour. BONUS: Tickets purchased for minitours include a pass for our Hop On Hop Off Historic District/Shopping District Shuttle service for the same day (only during regularly scheduled Shuttle operating times).

Cost:  Adults $9.00 Children $3.00 (3-9 years old) Infants Free!

Tour Dates:  Click "Buy Tickets Online" above to see availability

Duration:  45 minutes

Pickup location:  Departures at the top of the hour from the Visitors Center on 302 E Austin Street

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.

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 $34.95

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

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

Pickup Location:  Fredericksburg Visitor Center on 302 E Austin Street



Burgers and Bats   Seasonal: May - October

Take a Vintage Trolley ride outside of Fredericksburg and 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 @ nearby casual dining restaurant before returning to Fredericksburg. Meal includes tea or water only. Alcohol not included. Admission includes the lower viewing area for emergence – but lower viewing is not guaranteed as it is based on availability on the date of reservation. 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 a three hour tour. This tour is Handicap Accessible.

Cost:  Adults $44.95 Children $26.95

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

Duration:  3 hours minimum

Pickup Location:  Trolley Station

Includes: Meal



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

Tour Dates:  November – December

Duration:  3 Hours

Pickup Location:  Fredericksburg Visitors Center on 302 E Austin Street

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.