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Things to do in New Braunfels

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Ranked #1 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Parks; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Park that features paddleboats and train rides; great for families.
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Ranked #2 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Children's Museums; Museums
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Ranked #3 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Water sports; Outdoors
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Ranked #4 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Water Parks; Amusements
Owner description: Our family-owned, family-friendly park offers FREE parking, FREE tubes, FREE lifejackets, and allows you to bring your own... more » Owner description: Our family-owned, family-friendly park offers FREE parking, FREE tubes, FREE lifejackets, and allows you to bring your own picnic (no glass or alcohol please). Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort in New Braunfels has over 3 miles of tubing adventures, 7 children’s water playgrounds,17 water slides, the world’s first surfing machine, and 3 uphill water coasters spread over 65 acres of fun! « less
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Ranked #5 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Museums
Owner description: Take a journey to Texas with Prince Carl and his group of German colonists. Follow them as they cross the ocean and make... more » Owner description: Take a journey to Texas with Prince Carl and his group of German colonists. Follow them as they cross the ocean and make their way into Central Texas. Admire their courage and determination to establish a new colony at the edge of Indian Territory. Live their dream of freedom, adventure and prosperity. Exhibits rich in local artifacts, photographic images, maps and documents take visitors through the history and cultural heritage of New Braunfels and Comal County. The archives is one of the largest repositories of information that chronicles the German immigration movement to Texas. Its extensive collection includes more than a million photographic images, newspapers dating from 1852 to the present day, more than 2000 oral history recordings, thousands of original records, government and church records, and genealogical information. Additionally, at Sophie's Shop, you will find the finest German and European glass Christmas ornaments and traditional decorations and a large selection of history books, New Braunfels collectibles, and children's toys. « less
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Ranked #6 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
A two-mile river (the world's shortest) that offers sites for family picnics and gatherings.
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Ranked #7 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: One of the deepest lakes in Texas boasts more than 80 miles of scenic shoreline and is a favorite spot for outdoor activities... more » Owner description: One of the deepest lakes in Texas boasts more than 80 miles of scenic shoreline and is a favorite spot for outdoor activities year round. « less
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Ranked #8 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

 Braunfels Square refers to the Main Plaza.  The area is the heart of downtown and is at the center of this little "berg".  The original platte (1845-1846) shows the Main Plaza... more »

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Ranked #9 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Theaters; Performances
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Ranked #10 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: Two Attractions, One Admission:Mountain Lion CubsExciting Croc & Alligator ShowPetting ZooWorld's Largest RodentEndangered... more » Owner description: Two Attractions, One Admission:Mountain Lion CubsExciting Croc & Alligator ShowPetting ZooWorld's Largest RodentEndangered PrimatesMost Dangerous Snake in the WorldBirds of the WorldCarnivore Feeding ShowRattlesnake PitConcession StandGift ShopAnd much more!!Check web site for showtimes, vary according to season. « less
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Ranked #11 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Water Parks; Amusements
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Ranked #12 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Golf Courses; Sports
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Ranked #13 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors

The bottom of Canyon Lake is the source of the Guadalupe river. Therefore, the lake level is a direct influence on the flow rate of the Guadalupe. The flow rate is controlled by... more »

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Ranked #14 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Sports Complexes; Sports
Owner description: We take fun seriously! Texas Ski Ranch has over 70 acres of activities for action sports enthusiasts, as well as acres of... more » Owner description: We take fun seriously! Texas Ski Ranch has over 70 acres of activities for action sports enthusiasts, as well as acres of beaches for the more relaxed enthusiast. Two Cable Lakes for wake boarding, one with a slider park, and one, "Little Bro" cableway just for beginners. A Private Lake provide ideal conditions for lessons behind a MasterCraft boat, or a more leisurely Stand Up Paddle session. Two skateboarding area's, a 16,000 square foot Indoor Trampoline Park, Rockwall and more ensure a fun filled day for all. The Boardshop at Texas Ski Ranch offers the largest selection of wake and skate gear in central Texas, along with TOMS shoes, bikini's and board shorts, denim and street wear from RVCA, Volcom, Reef, Vans, Nike, BIllabong, Rip Curl and more. Wahoo's Fish Taco has a fun menu influenced by the flavors of Mexico and Brazil, and a full bar, All with views of the beaches and lakes. The Wakezone at Texas Ski Ranch Features MasterCraft tow boats, and pontoons just for fun.Summer Camps, private lessons, day and weekly rates for visitors, party and meeting space and special event programs make TSR a true "Way of Life". « less
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Ranked #15 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
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Ranked #16 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Museums
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Ranked #17 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
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Ranked #18 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
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Ranked #19 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
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Ranked #20 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers; Amusements
Owner description: Spring Loaded Trampoline Park is the coolest new action packed location to hit central Texas!! Over 15,000 square feet of... more » Owner description: Spring Loaded Trampoline Park is the coolest new action packed location to hit central Texas!! Over 15,000 square feet of nothing but trampolines makes Spring Loaded the ideal location to have your next birthday party!! Spring Loaded offers session and day passes to the general public for Jumping, Dodgeball and Newcomb! In addition, Spring Loaded also offers Mommy & Me Classes, Home School Functions, Fundraisers for non-profits, Aerobics (Tramp-O-Lean), Zumba, Yoga, Cheer & Tumbling Classes and a lot of other great activities including private lessons for all ages and all levels!! « less
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Ranked #21 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
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Ranked #22 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Conservation Plaza Sites
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Ranked #23 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Park that is used as a launch point for float trips down the Comal River.
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Ranked #24 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
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Ranked #25 of 25 attractions in New Braunfels
Category: Other; Sports
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