Things to Do in New Braunfels
With German names on the street signs, open-air beer gardens, and the annual world-famous Wurstfest, New Braunfels blends the character of its German namesake with the charm and beauty of Texas Hill Country. We offer small-town charm and Texas-sized fun!
Our Old World heritage is abundant in the Gruene Historic District. Eat dinner at the Gristmill, located in the ruins of a cotton gin dating back to 1878. Learn to two-step and enjoy live music at the Gruene Hall, the oldest dance hall in Texas. Don't miss out on a guided tour of Gruene or downtown to learn all about our rich German history!
Those in search of more modern fun can splash at Schlitterbahn waterpark, go deep underground or ride a zip line at Natural Bridge Caverns, raise a beer stein on the Hill Country Craft Beer Trail, or check out the nightlife and live music venues.
Outdoor enthusiasts won't ever want to leave! Between Canyon Lake, golf courses, Landa Park, the Guadalupe River and the Comal River, outdoor activities are abundant in New Braunfels. Experience the beauty of central Texas right here in New Braunfels!