Each year, more than 3-million visitors come to New Braunfels to explore the shopping and recreational activities steeped in German culture and heritage. Its strategic location has created Transportation opportunities to grow in the global market and satisfy the needs of the international shopper.
Almost equal distance between the seventh largest city in the U.S. (San Antonio) and the State Capital (Austin), New Braunfels has easy access to major highways with IH-35 running through the city’s center, a major NAFTA artery New Braunfels is expected to keep pace with in the next 10-15 years. IH-10 is only 10-minutes east. Our strategic location is 15-minutes from the new Caterpillar manufacturing plant, 45-minutes from the Toyota manufacturing plant and only a 3-hour drive to trade gateways into Mexico, Central and South America. Along with immediate access to highways, New Braunfels is close to nearby air, rail and bus services:
Highways serving area – on Interstate 35 (north-south system) and nine miles from Interstate 10 (east-west system) connected by State Highway 46. Loop 337 circles city, connecting IH-35 north and south. A proposed outer-loop is being assessed by local officials in response to a 2005 master thoroughfare plan in an effort to accommodate future traffic congestion.
Mean annual temperature is 69 degrees with 51 degrees average in January and 85 degrees in July. Average rainfall is 33 inches with 0.5 inch average snowfall. Most of the city is 620 feet above sea level with a 238-day growing season. New Braunfels is considered sub-tropical.