Fredericksburg, Texas, is the perfect road trip destination to spend Memorial Day weekend. There are several special events during Memorial Day weekend every year. You can experience living history demonstrations at the National Museum of the Pacific War. Another beloved Memorial Day weekend tradition in Fredericksburg is the annual Crawfish Festival


Rest your head after your road trip to the Texas Hill Country at the Inn on Barons Creek. We are among the premier hotels in Fredericksburg, TX. Relax in our comfy accommodations and relaxing spa after a day of fun. Keep reading to learn more about what you can do during Memorial Day in the enchanting Texas Hill Country. 

5 Reasons to Road Trip to Texas Hill Country for Memorial Day

1. Road Trip to Fredericksburg, Texas, To Witness Living History

Head to the National Museum of the Pacific War for their special Memorial Day program. On May 27, 2023, they will show Pacific Valor: Eugene Bush. Watch a living history reenactment of how Eugene Bush earned his nation’s highest honor at just eighteen years old. 

2. Enjoy the Start of Gillespie County Peach Season

Memorial Day weekend is the start of peach season in Gillespie County. Journey to Jenschke Orchards in Fredericksburg, Texas, to enjoy picking fresh peaches. You’ll want to make reservations ahead of time because this is a popular activity in the Texas Hill Country. You can come back in the fall to enjoy their corn maze.

3. Take a Road Trip to the Texas Wine Country

Take a road trip to experience the Texas Wine Country! There are more than 50 wineries just in Fredericksburg alone. With so many gorgeous wineries to choose from, it can get overwhelming. That’s why there are over 20 winery tours and shuttles in Fredericksburg. You won’t need a designated driver when you book one of the wine tour shuttles!

4. Join in the Annual Fredericksburg Jaycees Crawfish Festival

Memorial Day weekend marks the return of the legendary Fredericksburg Jaycees Crawfish Festival. Plan a road trip to the Texas Hill Country to enjoy live music, delicious cajun food, and lots of fun the whole family can enjoy.

5. Get Back to the Basics With a Texas Hill Country Road Trip

The Luckenbach Annual Back to the Basics Music Festival will return for its second year on May 27, 2023. Take a road trip to the Texas Hill Country to join this new tradition. Some incredible artists set to perform are Jason Boland & The Stragglers, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Dolly Shine, and Hayden Redwine

Rest your head at the Inn on Barons Creek after your day of adventure in Fredericksburg for Memorial Day weekend!