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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.

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 2021 wildflower season is still on track despite February’s ghastly winter storm. March, April, and May will be prime blooming months for Texas’ more than 5,000 species of…
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Upcoming Events near New Braunfels, Texas Saturday, February 13, 2021 Glenn Miller Orchestra – 7:30 – 9:30 PM Legendary Glenn Miller was one of the most successful dance bandleaders in the Swing Era. They had a string of hit records, packed houses, and a long stream of popularity until Glenn Miller disbanded the group to…

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What’s your favorite holiday tradition? For some it’s going to the theater to see live performances like the Nutcracker. Others enjoy the thrill of the hunt while shopping for the perfect Christmas gift for everyone on their list. If you're looking for some exciting and festive events to attend this fall in the Texas Hill…
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Gruene, Texas, is a quaint little town located within the city of New Braunfels. Nestled in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, Gruene is the perfect destination for a fun-filled weekend getaway. In the Gruene Historic District, you’ll feel like you’ve traveled back in time among Victorian architecture. Visitors enjoy one-of-a-kind ambiance, unique shopping…

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