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Established in 1991, Eye Country vision centers located in Fredericksburg and Llano, Texas specialize in caring for all your vision needs. We handle everything from eye exams and hard-to-fit contact lenses, to computer vision problems, specialty lenses and eye surgery.
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Fredericksburg: Full of Fresh Air and Family Attractions!
Named after Prince Frederick of Prussia, Fredericksburg is still referred to fondly as “Fritztown” by some of the area’s German old-timers. This region also holds title as the Peach Capital of Texas, with over 150 acres of peach orchards. In addition to growing the sweet fruit, Fredericksburg’s climate, type of soil and elevation is perfect for producing brightly colored wildflower seeds at the Wildseed Farms, the largest family-owned wildflower seed farm in the United States. Don’t miss the annual Wildflower Celebration held here!
Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy Enchanted Rock, a National Natural Landmark located approximately 15 miles north of Fredericksburg, TX. This massive pink granite dome spans 640 acres and soars 425 feet above ground level, making it an ideal attraction for rock-climbers and hikers. The Old Tunnel State Park, not far from the tasty Alamos Springs Café, is a great place to escape the hot sunshine and tour below ground. However, anyone scared of bats should steer clear of the lower level of this park, where several million bats emerge regularly in a swirling swoop! This area of Texas Hill Country is also filled with year-round hunting and lush golf courses that offer extraordinary scenery, such as the Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course.
Fredericksburg draws many history buffs, as the entire district boasts over 80 significant historic attractions and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Notable sites include the “Texas Whitehouse”, which was President LBJ’s country residence, and located close to Eye Country is the National Museum of the Pacific War, which chronicles the detailed events of WWII in the Pacific.
Whether you’re interested in serious shopping, gazing at store window displays or picking up a few souvenirs from Fredericksburg, there are plenty of boutiques, galleries and shops to keep you busy. Over 150 stores feature a range of items, including memorabilia, men’s and women’s Texas fashion, antiques and art, wine and gourmet delicacies and trendy home décor. Take a stroll down Main Street to sample all that the region has to offer.
llano: Full of History and Natural Texas Beauty!
It’s a great time to visit Llano all year round, where it’s hot in the summer and mild in the winter. Located on the Llano River, head about 70 miles northwest of Austin on Highway 71 to reach here. With many restored or reconstructed historic buildings, you’ll step back in time as you journey through this town. Founded in 1855, many of the original buildings can be seen. The brick Llano County Court House, which stands on the Town Square, is one example of a noble and impressive historic structure.
Scenic natural sites invite visitors from all corners of Llano. There are plenty of great venues for fishing, hiking, rock climbing, golfing, hunting and bird watching. In addition, you can take a swim or go boating on one of the local lakes. Along the Llano River, there are two noteworthy parks, with walkways and picnic tables. The Leonard Grenwelge County Park offers hiking through untamed, rocky terrain, while the Llano River Park is more developed – with paved walkways and a covered pavilion. Another worthwhile outdoor recreation site is the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, where you can view and climb an enormous dome of pink granite.
For a less rustic and more cultured experience in Llano, head to the charming shopping areas. You’ll be welcomed with open doors and warm Southern hospitality into boutique clothing stores, antique shops, handcrafted jewelry, and art galleries. You can join the friendly family in Llano as you tour the neighborhood and meet the locals! If you are searching for good, satisfying food and drink, be sure to pull up a chair at Cooper’s Old Time Barbeque. Finish off your meal with a sweet dessert from the Cowboy Fudge and Candy Shop. We hope you enjoy your time in Llano, where there’s a true Texas experience waiting for everyone!