Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Other areas nearby to New Braunfels:

Recent New Braunfels reviews

  • Great Place To Stay

    "We recently stayed at this rental and it was wonderful. Very nice back porch for relaxing outdoors, big backyard with fire pit. There were 5 of us (add adults). Plenty of place to sleep for all of us. Close to everything- we went into Gruene and to the outlet mall in San Marcos. Would definitely stay here again. Owners were great to work with and allowed us early check-in, which was very much appreciated."
    Guest: Lynn S. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 3, 2014
    View listing
  • Fairytale cottage- Perfect for alone time with spouse!

    "My husband and I needed a quick getaway for some much needed alone time! This cozy cottage met all our expectations. My husband was able to fish and I was able to relax near the Gruene river. We were both surprised at how private the cottage is and were thrilled to be able have access to a kayak! I definitely would recommend this to any couple looking for romantic quiet getaway. The cottage reminds me of something from a fairytale! We were surprised to have coffee, paper plates, paper cups for coffee to go and many fresh towels with his and hers body wash...we enjoyed steaks on the Weber grill which the charcoal was provided nice touch. Thank you for such a peaceful refreshing couple of days to reconnect!"
    Guest: BRENDA A. Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 14, 2015
    View listing
  • Great Lake House

    "The house is very clean and nicely equipped. Great location with tons of shade in the backyard. We used the fire pit every night for gathering and enjoying the outdoors. We have a wakeboard boat so we spent most the time on the lake. The water is amazingly smooth since it is a river lake. The only challenge we had is the boat ramp is a little steep so you need good traction to pull a big boat in and out. The dock worked fine to park the boat, but the water was a little shallow right around the dock so you have to be careful. Lake level is good throughout even though it is a narrow channel. The house is really great for gathering ans spending time together."
    Guest: RM Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 14, 2015
    View listing
  • Winter on the Comal

    "My wife and I stayed there for the second year in 2 winters. Excellent location, with on-grounds access for tubing down the river, short walk to downtown, restaurants, bars; short ride/moderate walk to some of the Schlitterbahn activities; short drive to Landa Park and grocery stores. Nicely appointed, fully furnished, well-kept suite with all the necessary furnishings, electronics, kitchen appliances, utensils, etc. Once again, we thoroughly enjoyed the stay, as well as our contact and experience with the owners and property manager."
    Guest: Mike Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: April 4, 2015
    View listing

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.

Sponsored Advertisement