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Recent New Braunfels reviews

  • A great place for extended stays in winter.

    "We thoroughly enjoy this place. Although we only stayed one month, we were able to enjoy many things that Texas has to offer. This is our second stay here and we cannot imagine a more suitable place for our needs. We have friends and family in San Antonio and this gives us good proximity without being too close."
    Guest: Tom Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 31, 2014
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  • Excellent lakeside vacation

    "We had a family reunion here with 13 people. The house is spacious and provided everything we needed. Ample beds and baths for everyone without any battles. I would absolutely stay here again."
    Guest: Family Fun Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 3, 2014
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  • Great Cousin Reunion

    "24 Cousins gathered for our Annual October Reunion. This was our third time to meet but our first time to Gruene. We are in the 55 plus age group. Finding a place to accommodate such a large number at our age can be difficult. This house was perfect. It had plenty of beds, gathering space, and access to the River that was safe enough for us to enjoy. It is close enough to the shopping area and so we were able to get out there and enjoy that aspect of Gruene. Chris Nolan, the owner, was such a nice person to work with. He patiently answered all my questions and concerns about a few special needs. All agreed this is a place we will revisit. From a very happy Nana!"
    Guest: MikeVee Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 3, 2014
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  • Great Place!

    "The house is really spacious with plenty of rooms. There were twenty two people in our group, and there was more than enough space for everyone to be comfortable. The fire pit in the yard is really enjoyable, and the view of the river is spectacular. Outstanding location, as it is minutes to Gruene and New Braunfels. Maria is a very nice owner, who is very accommodating and easy to work with. I highly recommend this place."
    Guest: PB Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 24, 2014
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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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