Deep in the heart of the Texas Hill country lies beautiful New Braunfels, Texas. Founded in 1845 by German settlers, New Braunfels is over-flowing with old world heritage and small town charm. Come visit our city with a walking tour, take in our great museums, historic districts, and performing arts. Have some fun in the sun on, and in, the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers, relax in the Gruene Historical District, or join in on any of Greater New Braunfels’ exciting events.
Many fun and exciting activities can be found in and around New Braunfels. Enjoy family fun at Schlitterbahn, the country’s number one waterpark, with 65 acres of family fun and folks can bring their own picnic. Float New Braunfels’ clean, beautiful, and popular Guadalupe River and Comal River! See the largest caverns in Texas at Natural Bridge Caverns and go on a family safari next door at Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch. Ride the miniature train in the beautiful walking arboretum, Landa Park. Enjoy our nationally registered Historic District of Gruene, featuring wine tasting, shopping, dining, dancing and B&B’s. Enjoy world class wake boarding at the only Texas Lake where you can ski without a boat at Texas Ski Ranch. Continue the fun with boating, parasailing, and fishing at Canyon Lake. Be sure to try your hand at world class fly fishing on the Guadalupe River.