NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In the Texas Hill Country the average highs range from 79° to 85° in April and May. There are clear skies, bluebonnets and plenty to do – especially for best friends and couples. It's the perfect time for a refreshing getaway weekend or a spring vacation. Recharge from the long winter or long hours of work, work, work. Check out the ABCs of a BFF or "love of your life" getaway in New Braunfels, Texas:
A) Go Where the Action is…
Catch a sunset, float or splash in the water. New Braunfels has two rivers, a magnificent lake and the world's best water park. They've made the city the favored Texas vacation destination for years. The Guadalupe River is one of the southernmost trout fisheries in the country. It's stocked with rainbow trout – grab a fishing pole. Take a canoe or kayak to glide down tree-lined rivers. Swim or float. Schlitterbahn Water Park opens April 23 – it's for adults, too!
Wine connoisseurs love Dry Comal Creek Winery in New Braunfels. The 40+ Texas Hill Country wineries make this the latest, greatest place to explore wine. Beer fans sign up for the Texas Hill Country Craft Beer Tour and leave the driving to someone else. Explore some great craft breweries and the gorgeous Texas Hill Country.
There's a constant sound track of music in New Braunfels. Iconic Gruene Hall is just one of the many live music honky tonks and concert venues here. Coming up this spring - Los Lonely Boys, Mickey & the Motorcars, Delbert McClinton, Robert Earl Keen, Lucinda Williams, Junior Brown, Joe Ely, Boz Scaggs, Asleep At The Wheel, Ronnie Milsap, The Charlie Daniels Band, Two Ton Tuesday, Jerry Jeff Walker, Hal Ketchum, Marcia Ball, Shelley King, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Neil Young, and Gary Morris.
B) Go Where it's Beautiful...
New Braunfels anchors the east side center of the Texas Hill Country. It's the prettiest place in Texas. Rolling hills of Live Oaks keep it green year-round. Cypress-lined rivers are avenues to entertainment. Bring a camera and capture it all. New Braunfels is on the main flyway for migrating birds, too. Through May you can add to your annual or lifetime list and catch some beautiful photographs. And don't miss the wildflowers – bluebonnets are all over the Texas Hill Country.
C) Go Where it's "Cool"...
Add to all there is to see and do, the fact that the Texas Hill Country is "cool." At ease in the modern world, it's still a place with old-time country hospitality. You're guaranteed a real good time. Enjoy wine bars, coffee houses, and the best barbecue in Texas. Explore lavender fields, olive groves, and farmers markets. You can even "go back to the future" at a drive in movie.
Enjoy a great meal at places like Myron's Prime Steakhouse. Their prime beef steaks are dry-aged for 14 days and wet-aged for 28 days. They are mouth-watering tender. At the Huisache Grill, try their creative contemporary cuisine with fresh regional ingredients. They both have fine wine cellars, too. Or try Gennaro's authentic Italian recipes handed down from three generations.
Tips for a dream come true vacation
Saving up for a good time is a time-honored tradition in New Braunfels. A little discipline and some simple tips can give you the perfect Texas Hill Country vacation. Check out Huffington Post How to Budget for Travel for details.
See PlayInNewBraunfels.com for more information on New Braunfels, Texas. It's the heart and soul of the Texas Hill Country.
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SOURCE Greater New Braunfels Convention & Visitors Bureau