Settlers Crossing Historic Accommodations

104 Settlers Crossing Road, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
Innkeeper(s): David & Melissa Estes
 
  • Introduction

    Settlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast Fredericksburg, Texas

    Welcome to Settlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast!

    Fredericksburg, Texas Bed and Breakfast featuring seven charming historic guest houses spread over 35 beautiful Texas hill country acres just minutes from downtown.

    Settlers Crossing B&B in Fredericksburg Texas, in the Texas hill country, features a bed and breakfast with a unique blend of charm and casual elegance rarely offered anywhere. Settlers Crossing's spirit has been captured with articles in many of America's leading magazines (when you enter a cottage it is like walking into a magazine spread).

    Settlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast Porch

    The Fredericksburg, Texas B&B features seven private historic guest houses with fireplaces and wonderful 18th and 19th century country antiques. The grand country estate, just minutes from downtown Fredricksburg tx and an hour from Austin and San Antonio, encompasses over 35 acres of towering oak trees, rolling pastures and flower gardens, with Settlers creek meandering through.

    The setting is complete with Brighty the donkey, a flock of sheep, and our resident native deer roaming free. Children are always welcome (discounted rate) and we are pet friendly (dogs are welcome with approval).

    Settlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast Rocking ChairsSettlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast outdoorsSettlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast garden overheadSettlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast covered porch

  • Amenities

    Settlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast birdhouse

    Experience the beautiful Texas Hill Country in Fredericksburg, Texas.

    Seven (7) private historic cottages spread over 35 park-like acres just minutes from Fredricksburg Texas. Great for a romantic getaway or just family fun. 

    The bed and breakfast contains amenities such as wood burning fireplaces, country antiques, jacuzzi tubs, delightful outdoor seating areas, and each can be rented for just two or a larger group.

    Seven private guest houses are spread across 35 acres of sprawling Texas pastures, towering oak trees, picturesque flower gardens and the meandering Settlers Creek; yet it still retains the aura of a classic bed and breakfast. Most of these homes were built by the pioneers beginning in the late 1700s, and each features a unique blend of history and luxury with wonderful 18th and 19th-century country antiques, warm, crackling fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs. Settlers Crossing is just five minutes from Fredericksburg. Indulge in this historic town's abundance of shopping, dining and culture.

    Settlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast amenities

    Rates $125 to $195 for house and two people (extra person charge for more than two). Discounted Rates Sunday through Thursday.

    "One of The Top 10 Wine Country Inns in The U.S."- Gayot.com and Fox News

    "One of America's Top Ten Bed and Breakfasts."- Travel and Leisure Magazine 

  • Location

    Settlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast entrance

    Events, vacations, getaways, and more! 

    Historic Fredericksburg Texas and the hill country around it have become a final destination for tourists and vacationing families from all fifty states and many foreign countrys. Fredericksburg, in the heart of the Texas hill country, is just a little over an hour drive from San Antonio and Austin. It is known for its great accommodations and is home to some of Texas' best bed and breakfast and guest houses.

    Fredericksburg also offers a unique shopping experience with some of Texas' best specialty shops, restaurants and attractions. Lukenbach, made famous by Willie Nelson, Jerry Jeff Walker, and other country music greats, is also just a few miles down the road. Four state parks and several vinyards are also less than a leisurely half hour drive away through the beautiful hill country.

  • Attractions

    Settlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast Fredericksburg, TX activities

    Fredericksburg, Texas in the heart of the Texas hill country is abundant in attractions not only in the city itself, but in the surrounding texas hill country. Fredericksburg, was founded in 1846, by German settlers and its charm and heritage endure to this day. Fredericksburg, with all of it's shops, museums, galleries and fine restaurants brings tourists from all fifty states and many foreign countries. Austin Texas and San Antonio Texas, each just a little over an hour away, with all of their attractions, also make great day trips during your stay. The hill country around Fredericksburg Texas, with its splendid scenery, rivers, lakes, wineries, scenic drives, and state parks will also delight any traveler.

    Fredericksburg, TX Antique Shops

    Bat Tunnel State Natural Area 

    Old San Antonio Road, 101⁄2 miles south of U.S. 290 East.  One of the largest concentration of bats in Texas may be seen in flight at dusk.  830-883-4333

    Enchanted Rock State Park 

    RR 965 (18 miles north of town). The rock is the second largest granite formation in North America. It provides great family hiking and picnicking with glorious views.  915-247-3903. 

    Fishing

    Fishing opportunities are available in Hill Country State Park and at area lakes. The closest place for kids to drop a line in the water is Lady Bird Johnson Park (Highway 16 south). Day fishing is available at Shadow Valley Ranch 830-685-3314. Hill Country Outfitters will plan fly fishing expeditions for groups 830-997-3761.

    Settlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast Texas Wineries

    Fort Martin Scott Historic Site 

    106 E. Main - Visit the pre-Civil War (1846) military outpost to learn about one of the first frontier Army forts in Texas.

    Fredericksburg Trade Days

    Highway 290 East across from Wildseed Farms. Over 300 venders offering antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, primitives, furniture, jewelry and much more.

    Hiking

    The Hill Country region of Texas offers numerous State Parks for hiking plus rock climbing at Enchanted Rock State Park.

  • Dining

    Settlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast Dinner

    Altdort

    301 W. Main, (830) 997-7865 

    • German, Mexican & Texan served in a 1847 historic home, with a wonderful biergarten for outdoor seating.

    August E's

    Highway 290 E. 5 miles, (830)-997-1585 

    • Upscale Gourmet menu featuring steaks, chops, seafood and gourmet specials served in a charming, circa. 1826 Colorado log railroad station. Full bar. Reservations recommended.
    Settlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast Fine Dining Fredericksburg, TX

    Auslanders

    323 E. Main, (830) 997-7714 

    • German, Mexican & Greek.

    Catfish Haven

    816 W. Main, (830) 997-9009 

    • Local restaurant serving "home made style" fried catfish, shrimp & fish In a casual atmosphere.

    Chili's

    518 E. Main, (830) 990-9890 

    • Serving Chili's traditional favorites.
    Settlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast Outdoor Dining

    Cottage Caf'e

    232 West Main, (830) 990-1037

    • Casually elegant dining in an Old World rock building, or outdoors in their Tuscan style bistro. Reservations recommended. 

    Cotton Gin Restaurant

    Hwy. 16 South, (830) 990-8381 

    • Daily lunch buffet and a varied dinner menu with steak, sea food & pasta dishes. Reservations recommended.

    Der Lindenbaum

    332 E. Main, (830) 997-3176 

    • Great German food and home made desserts.
    Settlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast Fredericksburg Pubs

    Engel's Deli

    320 E. Main, (830) 997-3176 

    • American-German lunch specials, delicious desserts.

    Fredericksburg Brewing Co.

    245 E. Main  

    • Fresh food,  beer and pastries served in a unique Brewery Restaurant and Bakery. Located in a 1890's Historical building with inside biergarten. (830)-997-1646

    Fredericksburg Herb Farm

    405 Whitney St., (830) 997-8615 

    • Steaks, seafood and New American cuisine garnished with colorful flowers and seasonal vegetables and herbs. Reservations recommended.
  • Directions

    Settlers Crossing Bed and Breakfast Map

     

    To get to Settlers Crossing from Fredericksburg:

    1. Take Highway 290 east, approximately 5 miles, to Ranch Road 1376
    2. Turn right at the KOA and then left on Settlers Crossing Road (approximately 3/4 mile from 290)
    3. There are cedar cross fences on either side of the gate
 
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