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Recent New Braunfels reviews

  • Amazing VRBO Rental!

    "Everything was great! This was our second year staying at La Casita Roja - we try to stay every year when Wurstfest comes to New Braunfels. It's a very cute and charming house which has been updated and has great amenities. It comfortably sleeps 10+ adults. The fully stocked kitchen is a nice size and we make breakfast there every year. The long driveway is a huge place for parking multiple vehicles. The back porch is a great place to hang out with friends and family. The location is ideal. Close enough to walk to everything New Braunfels has to offer. Taylor, the owner/manager is great and always gives his guests the royal treatment. He has also introduced us to the owner at the local brewery a block away which was a nice touch. Will DEFINITELY be back again next year. Highly recommended!"
    Guest: Erik M. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 11, 2014
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  • We'll be back! What a great place to stay!

    "In all honestly, I'd like to keep this condo a secret! It was a great place to stay! The beds were very comfortable, it's well equipped, furniture is nice and condo is decorated beautifully. Location is terrific, views are beautiful, quiet, well maintained, and perfect! We'll be back for sure! Its off-season, so Schlitterban wasn't open yet, making it quieter. Teens would love the set up... just wade across the shallow Comal river to Schlitterban. A short walk to the oldest Bakery in Texas, Naeglins (EVERYTHING was awesome, literally EVERYTHING), and less than a block from there to the 1800's Phoenix Saloon (best burgers EVER, spicy chili, tons of history, and live entertainment in the evenings), the 150 year old Henne hardware store (a step back in time for sure!), a real "old-fashioned barber shop", lots of ladies boutiques, an amazing antique store (full of household items, kitchen ware, jewelry, etc), the railroad museum, wine bars, dining, and 2tarts bakery (cupcakes, cookies, coffee, and lounging on sofas til midnight)... all a couple blocks from the condo! A terrific location. We also saw 30+ deer grazing just across from the parking lot and watched squirrels play, ducks swim, and people-watched the folks floating down the river. A quick hop in the car and we were at Gruene for lunch and shopping, drove down the beautiful river road, around Canyon Lake area, had dinner at Oma's Haus (real authentic German fare, and unbelievable strudel! don't let the appearance of the place fool you, the food is worth it) went to a concert at Whitewater Amphitheater, and still had access to fast food (Taco Bell, Subway, Whataburger, etc), Walgreens, grocery stores, etc. About 20 minutes away are the Outlet malls of San Marcos, Natural Bridge Caverns, Wildlife Tours, Wonder World Caves, and Aquarena Springs. Head south a little to San Antonio for Mi Tierra Restaurant, Riverwalk and Market Square, plus the Alamo, Six Flags, and Sea World. This beautiful condo is the perfect location for an awesome vacation! Absolutely NOTHING bad to say! We loved it!!!! We'll be back and hopefully stay longer!"
    Guest: BethH Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 1, 2015
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  • Quaint, Private Cottage - Great getaway!

    "If you are looking for a quiet, private getaway in the Hill Country for two people this is the place! The cottage itself was darling and in a terrific location - just outside of Gruene and tucked away for just the right amount of privacy. The driveway leads to a small parking lot shared with a house on the property, but this cottage is surrounded by a privacy fence so we hardly saw anyone from the home. It's a very short step to the river, but we enjoyed the fire pit by the cottage the most. We lit a fire both nights and had a great time. The cottage is perfect for two people with the king size bed, coffee bar and fridge. It was very cozy. We enjoyed this rental very much and would definitely use it again! Thanks for taking care of us on our weekend getaway!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 31, 2015
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  • Father's Day celebration

    "Beautiful river house and yard! Great fishing, kayaking,swimming!! Wonderful memories with Family!! Highly recommend !"
    Guest: Libby Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 25, 2015
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New Braunfels Travel Tips

A slice of old Germany situated in the center of Texas hill country, New Braunfels is truly a destination like no other in America. Located 40 miles south of Austin between the capital and San Antonio, New Braunfels is easily accessible. Founded by a German prince with a group of farmers and craftsman in 1845, the town has been built around charm and hospitality and boasts an undeniably unique history, making it a perfect vacation destination for families, friends and couples alike.

New Braunfels Attractions

If you're heading to the Lone Star State for your next vacation, then New Braunfels should definitely be on your list of places to visit. Infused with German culture since the day of its founding, the area regularly hosts events and cultural experiences like Wurstfest, a celebration of German culture with an emphasis on food and beer. Needless to say, this event makes a phenomenal destination for food lovers from all over.

Held on the banks of the Comal River, Wurstfest attracts visitors from all over the country, and the delectable Bavarian sausage, treats and beer are the main stars of the show. Spanning the course of 10 days in early November, the festival features fantastic cuisine, traditional Bavarian performances (yes, there will be polka) and carnival rides for the kids. If you're heading to New Braunfels in the autumn, try to plan your trip around the festival so that you and the family won't miss out on the fun. Just remember to look well in advance for lodging, as the town tends to pack out during this event.

Things to Do in New Braunfels

In addition to all of the exciting German events New Braunfels offers, it also boasts a ton of ways to have fun on the open water. With multiple rivers and lakes all within a short drive of the Texan town, fun in the sun is never hard to find for tourists or residents on a hot day. Whether you're looking to raft down river rapids with friends or take in a modern water park, New Braunfels is best seen with a swimsuit and sunscreen.

New Braunfels is the home to an award winning waterpark, the aptly named Schlitterbahn. Get ready for thrills, because with rides like the Master Blaster, Black Knight and Wolfpack, there's going to be plenty of adrenaline to go around. If you'd rather kick back, you can even rent your own cabana, don your shades and work on your tan. The party doesn't stop when the sun goes down either, as the Schlitterbahn hosts movie nights and an arcade - perfect for a family night out.

Nature lovers will feel right at home in the Texas Hill Country, particularly in New Braunfels. Just slightly outside of the city you can find Tube Haus, a river rafting and tubing outfitter that can help you strap on a life jacket, get comfortable on inner tubes and safely coast along the Guadalupe River with ease. Try floating the "Horseshoe Loop" one of the most famous and scenic routes around the area due to the fantastic views offered as you float lazily along its course. Float trips can take between two and five hours, depending on what route you ultimately decide on. Adult beverages are allowed on the river, so long as it isn't being stored in a glass container, so remember to bring along something cold to enjoy while you're afloat.

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