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The Back Forty Offers 40 Acres of Serenity

Just 1/2 mile from Fredericksburg, The Back Forty of Fredericksburg Ranch creates a superb ambiance for a Hill Country escape. Start every morning with a delicious breakfast in your own room as you bask in the beauty of the ranch's 40 acres, then relax by charming Baron's Creek and watch the cattle as they roam! The afternoons are perfect for a day of fly fishing and boating on the lake, and afterwards you can head out into Fredericksburg itself for an evening of delightful dining and shopping. Sink into pure relaxation at the onsite European Spa where you can enjoy a soothing massage, or watch the sunset from the garden patio to wrap up the day! There's no better place to experience Hill Country than this one-of-a-kind bed and breakfast spa ranch getaway and now you can stay connected throughout your stay with wireless internet access available onsite!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 5 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Fredericksburg
  • Nearby Water Baron's Creek
  • Open Dates All Year


Forty acres of natural beauty await you at The Back Forty of Fredericksburg! Explore the beautiful Texas Hill Country area with a relaxing shore along Baron's Creek, or head to the nearby lake for a day of fly-fishing. The rolling acres of lakes and trees make for ideal bird-watching or simply reconnecting with nature.


You're never far from a great fly fishing experience during a trip to The Back Forty of Fredericksburg. These Hill Country lakes are the perfect place to reel in your limit of panfish, and you can even receive fly fishing instruction during your stay. The friendly staff will assist you with everything from tying your own flies to finding the perfect fishing hole for a successful trip.


Book the French Cottage or the optional champagne breakfast and celebrate your love in Texas Hill Country! This tranquil setting is ideal for couples looking to celebrate their life together, no matter the occasion. Enjoy a relaxing hike around the 40 acres of rolling hills, or wander down the banks of Baron's Creek. The popular "Care Package" offers a boat ride, massage and more over any two days.


The Back Forty of Fredericksburg Ranch & Bed and Breakfast presents travelers with a luxurious Hill Country getaway, perfect for couples celebrating a long weekend. Enjoy a spa treatment during your stay, or just relax in the comfort of the outdoor swimming pool. Spend your days bird watching in this outdoor paradise or just enjoy gently gurgle of Baron's Creek while you sit back with your second cup of coffee. Experience true Hill Country luxury at The Back Forty of Fredericksburg!


Take a moment to relax after the excitement of your big day at The Back Forty of Fredericksburg. Hikes through the quiet 40 acres, relaxing massages, and plenty of time to spend together await you. Their cozy accommodations feature warm fireplaces and wonderful views that are sure to set the mood for your romantic honeymoon. Kick off your lives together at this relaxing bed and breakfast retreat.


Want to make your trip to Fredericksburg as healthy as it is enjoyable? Try the Hill Country "Healthy Start Package" from The Back Forty. Massages will help you relax, while hikes through the stunning ranch grounds and heart-healthy meals will help you stay healthy on your getaway to the beautiful Hill Country region of Texas.

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

The accommodation options of The Back Forty Bed and Breakfast Ranch include The Guest House, The Texas Size Suite, The French Cottage, and The Sunday Haus. Each evokes the tranquility of country living, while still providing today's modern comforts. Views of horses, sheep, and cattle grazing amidst the live oak trees can be enjoyed from each lodging option.


With its European spa, you'll leave The Back Forty feeling refreshed and invigorated. Enjoy a therapeutic massage or soothing facial. Stretch your muscles at sunrise yoga or soak in the 'old world' sauna and pool. Ask about the different spa packages and to see the full menu of spa treatments you can enjoy during your stay!

  • Swimming Pool
  • Fireplace
  • Horseback Riding
  • Wineries
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Canoeing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Meeting Room(s)
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Nearest Airports

  • San Antonio International Airport (SAT) / 58.4 miles
  • Curtis Field (BBD) / 66.3 miles
  • Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) / 73.6 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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