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Dec 02, 2014, 07:00 ET
Natural Bridge Caverns in New Braunfels, Texas, hosts Caroling in the Caverns with the entire park illuminated by thousands of twinkling lights and two new, underground Christmas shows, along with several other unique holiday attractions. Christmas at the Caverns is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at 5:30 p.m. with special, Christmas week shows Monday, December 22 and Tuesday, December 23.

New Braunfels celebrates Christmas with caroling in the caverns, Saint Nikolaus and a Texas-styled gospel brunch

A new Christmas attraction at Natural Bridge Caverns adds a magical wonderland to the many holiday traditions that make Christmas so special...

Oct 07, 2014, 07:00 ET
The signature hole 16 at Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs is a short demanding par 4 with the largest bunker complex on the course - both challenging and unique. "The Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs is not very long but golfers will hit most every club in their bag," said designer Baxter Spann, Vice-President of Finger Dye Spann, Inc. "The course has a good variety of interesting par 4s, three full length par 5s, and par 3 holes of varying lengths and settings." (PRNewsFoto/New Braunfels Convention...)

Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs grand opening highlights course beauty

 A grand opening event held today in New Braunfels shows off the newly remodeled Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs. A classic design by...

Sep 16, 2014, 12:34 ET
New Braunfels in the fall still offers warm days with cooler evenings and lots to do in addition to the water recreation that brings thousands every summer. There's a traditional county fair, a music and wine festival, Wurstfest (a 10-day celebration of sausage Octoberfest-style) and lots more. If you're into pedaling, there's a race to the river and Gruene Hall, the oldest dance hall in the state, offers great performers all through the fall from Hal Ketchum to Robert Earl Keen. The wineries in the surrounding Texas Hill Country offer their fall harvest wines to top it off! (PRNewsFoto/New Braunfels CVB)

Fall in New Braunfels, Texas, is Wurstfest, a 10-day celebration of sausage, and music, music, music

 Voted a Top Ten travel destination by Texas Highways, New Braunfels is packed with festivals, outdoor recreation, and music, music, music...

Jul 01, 2014, 14:23 ET
The beautiful Guadalupe River springs out of the Texas Hill Country and dives into Canyon Reservoir to flow out the bottom so cold rainbow trout survive year around in the dam's tailrace. It provides a great antidote to the Texas summer and great fly-fishing adventures. Local river outfitters advise how to be safe, where to go for what kind of float, raft or canoe ride, or fishing and swimming in the Guadalupe or the Comal. Plus there's Schlitterbahn, the Texas Ski Ranch and Canyon Lake! (PRNewsFoto/New Braunfels Convention...)

Fourth of July celebration kicks off "Summer In New Braunfels" - water recreation, music, rare giraffes, caverns and bats...

"Summer" is seldom used as a verb in Texas, but it is absolutely appropriate in New Braunfels. Generations of Texans have spent their summer...

May 22, 2014, 06:00 ET
Located in the Texas Hill Country, on IH-35 between Austin and San Antonio, New Braunfels, Texas, offers a variety of accommodations from camping to resorts. A family-friendly small town atmosphere with attractions, events and activities to suit every age group has made it a popular destination throughout the year. Its water recreation opportunities make it a top summer vacation destination but visitors also enjoy its family-friendly value for family reunions and weekend getaways year around.  (PRNewsFoto/New Braunfels Convention & Visitors Bureau)

Summer Fun Starts With A Splash In New Braunfels, Texas

Memorial Day weekend kicks off summertime in New Braunfels, Texas. Generations of Texans have flocked to the city's Schlitterbahn water park and...

Feb 27, 2014, 11:43 ET
Lindsay and Dustin fell in love on the banks of the Guadalupe River in New Braunfels, Texas, and included a float down the river as part of their wedding reception! They love water recreation fun on New Braunfels' Guadalupe and Comal rivers, nearby Canyon Lake, and at the most popular waterpark in the world - Schlitterbahn. But in addition to water fun, New Braunfels offers romantic dining, wine, dancing, and great live music - perfect for falling in love with each other and New Braunfels.  (PRNewsFoto/New Braunfels Convention & Visitors Bureau)

Springtime in New Braunfels is for outdoor lovers...

When love blooms in New Braunfels on the banks of the Guadalupe River, it can lead to a wedding reception floating down the river! "Dustin and I...

Nov 29, 2013, 06:00 ET
In addition to holiday fun, New Braunfels, Texas, offers warm winter adventures. Natural Bridge Caverns has spectacular caves to explore - where the temperature is always 70 no matter what's happening outside. Go on safari at the Wildlife Ranch - see Reticulated Giraffe babies, only the second set of twins born in the U.S. New Braunfels is known for water recreation in summer with great rivers and lakes thousands enjoy "tubing," boating, fishing and skiing. In the winter there’s scenic rafting, canoeing and the chance to catch rainbow trout where the average daily temperature in December and January is a mild 65. (PRNewsFoto/New Braunfels Convention & Visitors Bureau)

New Braunfels celebrates the holidays

 In New Braunfels, Texas, evergreen Live Oaks rather than pines cover the surrounding Texas Hill Country, but "O Tannenbaum," a German...

Sep 24, 2013, 16:43 ET
SPRECHEN SIE FUN? Wurstfest - the best ten days in sausage history - is rich in German culture and full of Texas fun, November 1-10, 2013, in New Braunfels, Texas. Enjoy sausage on a stick (and every other way), music, dancing, a carnival, German, Texan and domestic beer, plus great Alpine and Bavarian Style entertainment. Purchase tickets now online! Held on the Wurstfest Grounds in Landa Park with events throughout New Braunfels and Comal County, it's a great time in the Texas Hill Country.  (PRNewsFoto/New Braunfels Convention & Visitors Bureau)

End of Summer doesn't mean end of fun in New Braunfels

New Braunfels, Texas, the favorite Texas Hill Country vacation destination kicks fall off with the Comal Country Fair, September 24 – 29, a...

Apr 25, 2013, 12:45 ET
The Guadalupe and Comal rivers made New Braunfels a favorite summer vacation destination for generations of Texans. Schlitterbahn, Texas Ski Ranch, Natural Bridge Caverns, Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, and Gruene Hall keep visitors coming back. New Braunfels also offers romantic B&Bs and restaurants, great live music venues, more than 30 Texas Hill Country wineries nearby and whether you want to camp or enjoy a resort experience it's a fun weekend getaway and a great vacation all year around.

Schlitterbahn, number one waterpark, kicks off summer

 Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark, the #1 Waterpark in the World for 15 consecutive years, opens Saturday, April 27, in New Braunfels,...

Jan 30, 2013, 10:38 ET

New Braunfels Adds To Charm, Heritage Tourism With $8.5M+ Courthouse Restoration

New Braunfels, Texas, one the state's most popular summer vacation destinations, has added a newly restored 1898 Romanesque Revival style county...

Nov 08, 2012, 10:00 ET

John Newcombe Women's Pro Challenge tennis tournament adds to New Braunfels fall and winter outdoor recreation attractions

Long known as a premier summer recreation destination in Texas, New Braunfels is stepping up its game in the fall with a new US Tennis Association...

Jun 13, 2012, 14:09 ET

New Braunfels says, "Yes you can have a great time tubing here -- jump into the Guadalupe River and the Comal River for your summer vacation!"

 In New Braunfels, the Guadalupe River and Comal River are flowing, tubers can enjoy the beverage of their choice, and there is less litter and...

May 25, 2012, 09:20 ET

Jump in to New Braunfels

 New Braunfels is ready for the summer vacation season with Nolan Ryan, Hall of Fame pitcher, president and CEO of the Texas Rangers and...

Apr 12, 2012, 06:00 ET

Nolan Ryan Pitches In, Debuts New River Campaign

Nolan Ryan, Hall of Fame pitcher, president and CEO of the Texas Rangers and formerly a Texas Parks & Wildlife Commissioner, says "pitch in" to...

Mar 08, 2012, 17:10 ET

Nolan Ryan Pitches In, Debuts New River Campaign

Nolan Ryan, Hall of Fame pitcher, president and CEO of the Texas Rangers and formerly a Texas Parks & Wildlife Commissioner, says "pitch in" to...

May 25, 2011, 13:07 ET
The Guadalupe River is one of the most popular water recreation destinations in Texas. Generations of Texans have enjoyed its cool water and tree-lined banks. This year's slower flows in the Guadalupe River make for a family-friendly float both above and below Canyon Lake  -  check in with a river outfitter for where along the river you'll find the depth and flow rate comfortable for you and your family.  New Braunfels, Texas - New Braunfels Convention & Visitors Bureau.  (PRNewsFoto/New Braunfels Convention & Visitors Bureau)

New Braunfels and Canyon Lake Ready for Summer Fun

The favorite water recreation destination for generations of Texans is ready for the Memorial Day weekend. (...

Jun 25, 2010, 17:44 ET
Jump in to New Braunfels, tubing capitol of Texas, for great fun: nbjumpin.org.  (PRNewsFoto/New Braunfels Convention & Visitors Bureau)

Jump In -- Guadalupe River & Comal River Reopen Ahead of Schedule June 24

"Jump in," said Comal County Judge Danny Scheel, as County and city officials, local business owners and residents  jumped in the Comal River...