Deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, conveniently set astride the IH-35 corridor between San Antonio and Austin, rests beautiful New Braunfels, Texas. Founded in 1845 by German settlers, New Braunfels is overflowing with old world heritage and small town Texas charm. From boundless adventures on our two beautiful rivers to wholesome entertainment at Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch & Caverns, the activities and sights are endless. We’re also home to Texas’ oldest bakery, oldest dance hall, and Wurstfest an annual 10-day salute to sausage.
Visit New Braunfels, Texas
Visit our great museums, historic districts, and performing arts or follow a walking tour, guided by a free smartphone app. Stop by our historical town during the warmer months to have some fun on, and in, the Guadalupe River and Comal River. Or make a splash at Schlitterbahn Water Park & Resort – consistently ranked as one of the best water parks in the nation!
No matter the time of the year, the Gruene Historical District is a unique part of New Braunfels that is great for families, couples, and friends due to the variety of boutiques and activities available. Quench your thirst at any of our local wineries or breweries which offer tours and sampling year-round. Foodies will love the wide range of restaurants available in the city as well – there’s sure to be something for everybody. Festivals are on the calendar throughout the year, so feel free to stop in and enjoy any of New Braunfels’ exciting events!