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Recent New Braunfels reviews

  • Amazing place

    "Would highly recommend and most certainly stay here again. A mass of nearby excellent restaurants within walking distance, good wifi and a helpful list and suggestions from the owner. It all made for a successful Hill Country trip."
    Guest: Aida Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 22, 2014
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  • Local turned Winter Texan;)

    "We are in the process of building a home. We needed a place to stay month to month and wanted to avoid a long term lease. This property was perfect. I felt very fortunate to live on the river for a short time. The location can not be beat. Walking distance to downtown and park. We have 2 small children and with the elevator 3rd story living was a breeze. Condo was excellent for our needs. Large master bedroom and perfect view of Comal river and pool. Grounds are well maintained. Reed the owner was amazing and very accommodating."
    Guest: Lesli B. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: February 10, 2015
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  • Beautiful house, great owner! Absolutely recommended!!!

    "We just got back from an awesome vacation. Karen is very responsive, kind and thoughtful. Her property is better described as "home" than "house". It was spotless clean and very well equipped. Everything you can think of in your home is there in this great property. The beds were very comfortable. My kids (almost 10, 5 and 3) loved playing in the backyard and on deck. There are quite a few indoor games. There are DVDs too. The house is very close to anywhere in town. Everything is few minutes away. Karen is a joy to work with. She was kind enough to give us a discounted night stay. We extended our trip and added more cherish able memories. She is very caring and makes sure you have an awesome stay and great vacation. I would definitely recommend this property!"
    Guest: Ashwini A. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 17, 2015
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  • July 2014

    "In July, our family spent a week at the River Retreat in Seguin. The house is located on a very quiet bank of a small river. Because there are woods on the other side of the river and the neighbors’ houses are almost out of sight, you have the feeling of being very secluded. We were there for a week with 6 adults and 4 young grandchildren. It was nice not to have to worry about noise and the neighbors. It is a good location for a family gathering. It is not a luxurious house; it is a pleasant, unpretentious vacation home. There is an adequate kitchen with enough cooking gear and more than enough dinnerware, plates, utensils, etc…which is always one of my questions when renting… “Will I have to buy salt and pepper and more plates?” The river is shallow and muddy like all slow central Texas rivers are, but we enjoyed the canoe and playing in the water. There is a basketball goal, a grill, small kayaks, and several life jackets. It is an easy drive to all the places they list on the website and Seguin, which is 10 minutes away, and is a nice quiet town with groceries, good pizza, etc. The rental agent we talked to was helpful and accommodating."
    Guest: Donald N. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 12, 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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