Things to do near New Braunfels, TX

Historic Gruene Hall

Gruene Hall, known for its outstanding live music performances, is a short drive away. Enjoy the drive down River Road, named one of the "Best Scenic Drives" in all of Texas.

Animal World Snake Farm and Zoo

Take a break from the River and explore the Animal World Snake Farm and Zoo in New Braunfels.

Schlitterbahn Waterpark

Spend a fun and exciting day in the sun at the Schlitterbahn waterpark in New Braunfels, Texas.

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Located in New Braunfels, Texas, Rio Guadalupe Resort is perfect for the whole family! Escape the hustle and bustle of the city in a quaint river-side cabin or enjoy the view from one of Rio’s 58 RV sites.

It’s almost time for TroutFest TX 2022! TroutFest, an annual expo of trout fishing lore, is an outstanding opportunity for trout-enthusiasts to learn from national and local guides and experts. The event itinerary includes seminars, equipment demonstrations, and workshops with tips for improving technique, fly tying, and all things related to trout fishing. Troutfest 2022…

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New Braunfels Wurstfest 2021 is scheduled for November 5 through November 14 and is guaranteed to be loads of fun! Keep reading for a brief overview of this year’s festivities and tips for attending. History of Wurstfest In 1961, Ed Grist created a “Sausage Festival” to honor, you guessed it, sausage. The festival garnered worldwide…

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“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes.” Andrew Carnegie Your Rio Guadalupe 3-Day Weekend Itinerary As school swings back into session and folks fall back into a routine, couples and families alike are setting their sights on the light at the end…

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Looking for fun events in New Braunfels this summer? You’ve come to the right place! Keep reading for a quick list of local happenings we think you and your family will love.   June 10 – July 31 – Slide the Slopes Slip N’ Slide Festival Slide the Slopes is the longest and biggest inflatable…

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German immigrants settled in New Braunfels in the mid-1800s. Almost two centuries later, the culture continues to thrive. If you know anything about Germans, you know they really, really, love beer. In fact, New Braunfels is credited with opening the first commercial brewery in Texas — the original New Braunfels Brewing Company. Keep reading for a…

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As summertime is just around the corner, businesses all over New Braunfels are gearing up for a fun-filled season of live music, celebrations, and events. From floating the Guadalupe River to relaxing at a drive-in movie, there’s always something going on in New Braunfels during the summer months. Whether you plan to bring the whole…

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Springtime in the Texas Hill Country is famous for the beautiful wildflowers that blanket the roadsides and fields, including the State flower, the Bluebonnet. According to Wildflower.org, the 2022 wildflower season is on track with March, April, and May as prime blooming months for Texas’ more than 5,000 species of wildflowers. Texas is blessed with a…
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