About New Braunfels - New Braunfels is a city close to San Antonio, Texas. Texas has a variety of cities that have very interesting origins and New Braunfels has quite a story to tell. It was originally founded by German prince, Carl of Solms-Braunfels, in 1845 and today it still retains its German culture in its streets and establishments. Thousands of tourists flock to New Braunfels every year. The city is well-known to antique lovers thanks to its diverse history. New Braunfels is also famous for the Comal and Guadalupe rivers which wind through the city. The water and vegetation of the city's parks make for breathtaking views.

Where to Stay & Why - The city of New Braunfels has a lot of accommodations available for guests to choose from whenever they visit. These accommodations are scattered throughout the city and close to the top destinations and attractions. Several deals and packages are offered by these vacation rentals for aspiring tourists all year round. If visitors wish to experience New Braunfels in the eyes of its citizens, alternative lodging such as vacation and condo rentals are available. These accommodations are not much different than the traditional lodging choices, but they provide a more intimate vacation experience while in the city. These vacation rental homes are situated in key areas and often reflect the rich culture and tradition of the region. They offer affordable rates and a variety of services and amenities. Select the ideal place to stay with Owner Direct Vacation Rentals in New Braunfels.

What to See & Do - There are many fun and exciting things to do in New Braunfels. Most of the fun is near the Guadalupe and Comal rivers. Many people often flock to these rivers to try out the Tube Haus (Guadalupe) and traverse the various pathways of the river using floats and tubes. Boats and other water-sports equipment can also be rented. Fishing and swimming are also popular activities here. The outdoors in New Braunfels is beautiful, so a nature walk is a must. Explore the underground limestone caves at Natural Bridge Caverns or go to Landa and Cypress Bend parks. The entertainment is vibrant in New Braunfels, especially the music scene. Golf lovers will enjoy the 18-hole golf courses in the area that are designed to challenge each player. Theater is also a favorite for families visiting New Braunfels as it offers a wide variety of shows and events for all ages. The skateboard park is great for youngsters. Visit craft breweries, water parks, and so many other attractions.

Where to Eat & Drink - Enjoy a plethora of unique dining experiences in New Braunfels. Try Texas BBQ on the banks of the Guadalupe River or a Mexican restaurant to enjoy authentic Tex-Mex. There is also fast food eateries, seafood, German and Italian cuisine. Stop in at one of many bakeries and ice cream shops in New Braunfels for those with a sweet tooth.

How to Get Here & Getting Around - The best way to get to New Braunfels is to fly into one of the two airports, San Antonio International Airport and Stinson Municipal Airport, depending on your departure point. From there, you can use a bus, taxi or car hire. Use the same modes of transport to move around the city. Try the boats if you want to experience water travel around the area.

When to Go - Visitors tend to flock New Braunfels every summer because the city’s spring fed rivers are often very cold despite the hot weather. Many families enjoy the summer-time to relax and cool off. November is also a peak season in the area as the Wurstfest, a sausage festival, is held during this time. Wassailfest is also a festival worth enjoying at the end of November or early December. Music, fun food, great shopping and many twinkling holiday lights can be enjoyed with free wassail to sample as well.

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