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“Quaint!”
Review of New Braunfels

New Braunfels
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Pearland, Texas
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Quaint!”
Reviewed July 15, 2014

loved the way the storefronts are still very classic and inviting. The merchandise very extraordinary. The people very outgoing and friendly. Reminded us of the Town Square in our hometown in East Texas.

Visited July 2014
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Denton, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
179 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Fun shopping”
Reviewed June 26, 2014

Lots of nice antique shops and places to eat. Prices are not bad for a tourist either! Easy walking around. Parking can be a challenge so some early.

Visited June 2014
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Winnsboro, Louisiana
Level 6 Contributor
94 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Pleasant, Restful”
Reviewed June 13, 2014

We spent time driving around the historic district of New Braunfels. It was good to see the restoration of the courthouse, square and other buildings. Parking was easy to find, and there were shops and food places aplenty. We browsed for antiques, clothing, and accessories. Depends on how much you want to shop and eat as to how long you would want to spend in the area. It would probably be neat to stay in some of those downtown hotels that are restored. We enjoyed peaking through the foyers and reading the plaques describing the history of the buildings.

The square is close to other attractions around town, like the waterpark and tubing.

Visited June 2014
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Los Angeles, California
Level 6 Contributor
116 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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“A place to visit for sure...read on! :-)”
Reviewed May 2, 2014

Nice downtown area with plenty of free parking.

Phoenix Saloon had a good atmosphere and (free) live music even during the week. We were fortunate enough to catch "BRIAN POUNDS" (formerly on "The Voice"). He was good and since it was an intimate crowd, he personalized it with the back-stories about the songs he was singing.

The "Pour Haus" was really lively with a mixed age crowd. Loved the outdoor atmosphere. Fun for adults of all ages. They had huge "jenga" blocks that could be played at your table, bean bag games, live music, etc.

"Naegelin's Bakery" is a MUST! Oldest Bakery in Texas (and easily the most delicious!). Husband ate a sausage kolaches
and thought it was wonderful. I ate a cherry turnover and loved every bite.

The "Sophienberg Museum" was one of the BEST museums of local history I've ever been to! The displays were absolutely wonderfully done, the videos were very good, etc. Would HIGHLY recommend visiting this museum!

Visited April 2014
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New Braunfels, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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“What a wonderful site”
Reviewed January 6, 2014

Our downtown circle (roundabout), is simply beautiful. The gazebo and the newly restored courthouse really do amp up the charm of our beautiful city. When the city turned on the Christmas lights this year is was raining and it was cold, but a few brave souls (us and 3 grandchildren) stayed to enjoy the festivities. Every night driving through downtown New Braunfels during the Christmas season is a reminder of a slower, quieter time.

Visited December 2013
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