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New Braunfels Attractions

There are a number of fun New Braunfels getaways with a wide variety lodging and restaurants and things to do and see. New Braunfels has warm weather year round that attract athletes from all over the country!

Take a walking tour and visit our great museums, historic districts, and performing arts.
New Braunfels is home to the country's number one waterpark, Schlitterbahn.
Float our two clear, clean rivers, the Guadalupe and the Comal, Texas style in a "toob"!
See the largest caverns in Texas at Natural Bridge Caverns and family safari next door at Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch.

Other fun New Braunfels getaways:

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Wurstfest Beer and Sausage Celebration in early November, Historic Gruene, Canyon Lake, Wonder World Park - San Marcos, Texas, Seaworld Adventure Park - San Antonio, Six Flags Fiesta Texas - San Antonio, the Alamo and Riverwalk - San Antonio, New Braunfels own McKenna Children's Museum (18,000 square feet of family fun including a rocketship with a moon landing. Blue Streak Stables in Seguin, Texas has an "ALL GIRL" Horsemanship Summer and Spring Break Camp – “Sleep Away” - Ages 7-14.  New Braunfels Lodging and Restaurants are all close by in addition to dozens of golf courses, San Marcos Outlet Mall, great health care and service providers.

Golf Courses:

Landa Park Golf Course - (830) 221-4340
Canyon Lake Golf & Country Club - (830) 899-3301
The Golf Club of Seguin - (830) 303-0669
Northcliffe - (830) 606-7351
Quail Creek Country Club in San Marcos - (512) 353-1665
Woodlake Golf Club - (210) 661-4141
Starke Park in Seguin - (830) 401-2490
The Bandit - 18 holes - (830) 609-4664

Tennis:

T Bar M Ranch, Newks

Shopping:

New Braunfel's Marketplace, Garden Ridge, San Marcos Tanger Outlet Mall (HUGE), Downtown New Braunfels, Historic Gruene

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Canyon Lake Gorge:

The Canyon Lake Gorge is open to the public for guided tours and is a natural insight into the geology and hydrologic dynamics of glenrose limestone in Comal County near Canyon Lake. The Gorge was created, or "cut" when floodwaters escaped over the Spillway at Canyon Lake during the Flood Event of 2002. Visit their website at www.canyongorge.org/tour

Museums:

Sophienburg Museum, Alamo Classic Car Museum, Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture.

The Heritage Museum & Dinosaur Tracks is located at the Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country, 4831 FM 2673, Canyon Lake Texas 78133, 830-899-4542. The Museum has displays on: Native American Artifacts, Early Pioneers including Farm Machinery, the Canyon Dam History, Fossils, Gift Shop, open air picnic area, and the Heritage Garden Trail of native Texas plants.

Canyon Lake Parks:

Comal Park, Crane's Mill Park, North Park, Overlook Park, Canyon Park
and Jacob's Creek Park all on Canyon Lake for camping, swimming with boat launches.

The Old Hancock Trail is a 3.5 mile hike/bike/equestrian trail along the north shoreline of Canyon Lake. The trail runs from the trailhead along the north shoreline to Canyon Park. The trailhead is located at the lakeshore end of Old Hancock Road just off FM 306 on the north side of the lake. Proof of a "Negative Coggins Test" is required to use this trail.

Marinas that rent boats and jet skis:

Canyon Marina 280 Marina Road, Near Canyon Park 9 am - 8 pm (830)935-4333
Cranes Mill Marina 16440 Cranes Mill Road 9 am - 8 pm (830)899-7718
Lake Canyon Yacht Club 180 Yacht Club Road Call for Times (830)964-2314