The resort town of New Braunfels doesn't have its own university, yet possesses a distinct college town feel thanks to the profusion of students who come here from neighboring San Marcos and San Antonio. Explore the best of German heritage right in the heart of Texas, and consider a vacation home in New Braunfels for the perfect family break.
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Popular Rental Amenities in New Braunfels
Check above for the most popular filters in New Braunfels and the number of accommodations that have them. Most of the properties in New Braunfels provide "Internet" or "Air conditioning," which makes it a wonderful vacation destination if you need internet access during your vacation or you want to tune out with some TV time. Three features that are not common are "Smoking," "Fenced," and "Parking."
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Vacation Rental Price Information in New Braunfels
We rendered price information data on the above graph to give you more insights on prices in New Braunfels. Prices reach a peak a week in July. The price per night in a vacation rental in New Braunfels this week (7/1 - 7/8) costs on average $580. On average, the most interesting prices are in a week of January (1/20 - 1/27) as the average price is only $289 per night.
Rental Availability Information in New Braunfels
The availability graph shows the percentage of available rentals in New Braunfels. The week with the least available rentals is in March (3/11 - 3/18), with only 42% of the rentals available. The week with the most available rentals is in August (8/5 - 8/12), with 96% of the vacation rentals available.
The Weather in New Braunfels
Check out the climate diagram for New Braunfels. In the next 6 months, August will have higher average temperatures. January is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 43°. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is August.
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Culinary delights in New Braunfels
New Braunfels' culinary options are heavily influenced by their German heritage. For freshly-baked gingerbread men, apple strudel and cookies, try the 140 year-old Naegelin's Bakery. After a round of tubing on the river, do it like the locals and head to Pat's Place for their sumptuous burgers. The Bavarian restaurant Oma's Haus serves imported German beers and impressive German fare, while New Braunfels Smokehouse regales with its smoked sausages and spiral sliced ham served by enthusiastic wait staff.
Dig into fish and chicken, steaks, burgers and tantalizing salads at the Gristmill River Restaurant and Bar that overlooks the Guadalupe River. For a seasonally-adjusted menu and a good wine list, Huisache Grill and Wine Bar does the trick. For drinks, there's New Braunfels' only microbrewery, the Faust Brewing Company. Popularly known as OB, On the Half Shell is fun bar that locals seem to love.
A good time to visit New Braunfels
The best time to visit is in early spring when the climate is pleasant, and there is more choice for vacation homes in New Braunfels. Summers are hot and crowded, but this is also the best time for tubing along the river. Fall and winter are perfect for those who would like to savor the town's leisurely pace, not to mention relaxing in your attractive New Braunfels vacation rental.
Things to do and see in New Braunfels
The principal rivers of Comal and Guadalupe are where a sizeable chunk of traveler-related activities unfold.
It's common to sight locals and visitors renting an inner tube and floating along the waters of the Comal for a few miles downstream. The Landa park, set upon the Comal River, is a good spot to lounge around or walk through. New Braunfels has several heritage attractions such as the Main Plaza built in 1845. Right opposite is the Comal County Courthouse with its Romanesque revival-style elements. Catch some live theater at the nearby historic Brauntex Theater. The smaller district of Gruene is worth a visit for Gruene Hall, which is the oldest continually-operated dance hall in the state of Texas. Located on the banks of the Guadalupe River, laid back Gruene often sees visitors browsing its antique shops, and savoring a meal in the lovely restaurants.
Why not explore New Braunfels' hidden gems with the Spass Walking Tours — perfect to experience the
city's history, culture and culinary traditions with a knowledgeable local. Shopaholics meanwhile will enjoy Historic New Braunfels Downtown and Old Gruene Market Days, a splendid option for wines, hand-made furniture and antiques. Kids will adore 'the best water park in the world,' Schlitterbahn which beckons for its rides and water attractions.
Excursion destinations around the city
Plan a trip to the 400-acre Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch that is home to over 40 species of wildlife. Visitors can drive through the safari park as animals amble along freely and without fear. Nature enthusiasts will love the 51-acre Panther Canyon Nature Trail, a wilderness area that holds geocaching and hiking opportunities. For day picnics close by, Fair Park and Cypress Bend Park are convenient choices as they both enjoy a location along the Guadulupe River. For those interested, a series of underground caverns await west of the city. At the end of a day exploring, recharge those batteries at your cosy vacation rental in New Braunfels.
Festivals and fairs
The German heritage of New Braunfels is well-manifested through its local fairs and festivals. Book your vacation home in New Braunfels in April to enjoy the annual Folkfest, which features a costumed children's parade called the Kindermaskenball Parade. This family heritage festival celebrates the town's German, Anglo Saxon and Spanish origins. September's Comal County Fair is one of the largest state fairs that is best known for its vibrant downtown parade.
Early November rings in the much-awaited 10-day Wurstfest Sausage Festival — perfect to enjoy the best of
traditional German cuisine, beers, ales and more.
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Culture and fun in New Braunfels
Called the "longest shortest river in the world", Comal River is a spring-fed natural body of water. Tube down the length of the river to enjoy its scenic beauty.
Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo
Some of the world's most poisonous snakes are housed here. There are also lions, monkeys, panthers and camels. Kids love petting the curious animals.
Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark
The award-winning family-owned park is a great place to cool down in summers. Rides for all ages and abilities keep everyone happy.
Gruene Historic District
The district resembles a 19th-century community with its antique shops, restaurants and a grist mill on the river. One of the largest selections of Texas wines awaits at The Grapevine, a tasting room in Gruene.
A wonderful place to enjoy the native eco system and the Comal River, there's a train that runs through the park, a spring fed pool, paddle-boating and fishing opportunities.
Information about vacation rentals in New Braunfels
|🏡 Vacation rentals||3,328 properties|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 35%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$101|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Internet, Air conditioning and TV|
|🐾 Pet friendly accommodations||490 properties|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||1,637 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the average price per night for a vacation rental in New Braunfels?
The average accommodation in New Braunfels is priced at $101 per night. If you are looking for a house rental, the nightly price is $834 on average. A apartment rental New Braunfels will cost on average $434 per night.
How many vacation rentals are available to book in New Braunfels?
There are 3,328 vacation homes available for booking for your upcoming vacation.
What are the most popular amenities for vacation rentals in New Braunfels?
If you're looking to book a vacation rental in New Braunfels, others search for accommodation with these amenities: Internet, Air conditioning and TV.
How many vacation rentals with pools are in New Braunfels?
There are 1,637 vacation homes from 11 providers in New Braunfels.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in New Braunfels?
If traveling with a pet in New Braunfels, 15% of rentals are pet-friendly.
What's the best month to travel to New Braunfels?
New Braunfels has its warmest time of year around August and July, with average nightly prices around $101.
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