New Braunfels, Texas
Packed full of idyllic leafy parks and with some incredible historical sites to explore, stay in style in New Braunfels with our vacation rentals.
New Braunfels Vacation Rentals
Famous for its German-American heritage, hot, dry weather, and the shortest river in Texas, New Braunfels is a popular vacation destination for those wanting a relaxing break in the Lone Star State. This beautiful city wears its Germanic history proudly, with German street names, bier gardens, and even an annual Wurstfest.
The Comal river that runs through the city is the perfect place for a cooling dip, and although it has one of the shortest boatable rivers in America, it still has plenty of room for everyone to enjoy water activities such as tubing and kayaking.
We have a great range of beautiful New Braunfels vacation rentals. These stunning homes come in all shapes and sizes, including smaller homes for family vacations and even a spectacular mansion for 34 people. With luxurious features including private pools and pet-friendly facilities, our New Braunfels vacation rentals have got everything you need and more to have a fantastic trip to Texas.
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Getting to and around New Braunfels, TX
San Antonio International Airport (SAT): Located about 30 miles southwest of New Braunfels, SAT is the closest major airport. It offers a wide range of domestic and limited international flights.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS): Situated approximately 50 miles northeast of New Braunfels, AUS is another major airport with both domestic and international flight options.
Transportation from the Airports
Car rental services are available at both San Antonio International Airport and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, providing flexibility for exploring New Braunfels and the surrounding areas.
Getting Around New Braunfels
Having your own vehicle or a rental car in New Braunfels is a convenient way to explore its various attractions, including the Guadalupe River and Gruene Historic District.
New Braunfels has a local bus system that serves the city and nearby areas, offering affordable transportation.
The city is bike-friendly, with dedicated bike lanes and scenic routes along the riverside.
Many parts of New Braunfels, especially the downtown area and parks, are pedestrian-friendly, making walking an enjoyable way to explore.
Things to do
- Dive into the fun at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, one of the nation's top water attractions. Enjoy thrilling water rides, lazy rivers, and splash zones for the whole family.
Soak up the Schlitterbahn Waterpark
- Experience the leisurely charm of tubing along the Guadalupe River. Rent a tube, relax in the cool waters, and enjoy the scenic beauty of the surrounding Texas Hill Country.
Go tubing on the Guadalupe River
- Venture underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, one of the largest commercial cave systems in Texas. Explore the stunning underground formations and enjoy zip-lining and gem mining.
Explore the Natural Bridge Caverns
- If you visit in November, don't miss Wurstfest, a lively German festival celebrating sausage, beer, and music. It's a cultural and culinary experience unique to New Braunfels.
- For a fun way to soak up your stay, take an exciting ride through the Comal River Tube Chute! This man-made water slide promises to add a splash of adventure to your tubing time.
Take the Comal River Tube Chute
- Step back in time at the Gruene Historic District; with charming streets, iconic restaurants like the Gristmill River Restaurant, and live music at Gruene Hall, Texas' oldest dance hall, to enjoy.
Explore the Gruene Historic District
- Discover Landa Park, a sprawling urban park with attractions like a spring-fed pool, paddleboat rentals, a miniature train, and beautiful gardens. It's an ideal spot for picnics and outdoor fun.
Enjoy a trip to Landa Park
- Explore the antique shops and boutiques in downtown New Braunfels. With everything from cowboy hats and boots to old farm tools, you can easily find the perfect Texan souvenir!
Go Antique Shopping
- At the end of fun day sightseeing and soaking up the river, enjoy a scenic walk across the Historic Faust Street Bridge, for far reaching sunset views of the Guadalupe River and the town.
Take a sunset stroll
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Vacation rentals in New Braunfels on the river
Enjoy relaxing views of the river as you sit on the deck of a New Braunfels vacation rental. Listen to the trickling sound of rushing water just beyond the treeline, and watch tubers and others fishing enjoy their peaceful activities. You can even take part in an array of water-based activities too! Vacation rentals in New Braunfels on the river are close to the thriving art scene and beautiful history of the town.
The Guadalupe River in New Braunfels is popular with fly fishers. If you’re looking for a great fishing trip, a vacation rental on the river is an ideal choice. Perhaps you’re looking for fantastic music venues and live music? Our riverside homes are close to downtown and are a relaxing getaway spot to unwind after a long day of sightseeing.
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New Braunfels vacation rentals with pools
Treat yourself to an unforgettable vacation in our beautiful New Braunfels villas with pools. These gorgeous properties boast spacious outdoor areas, with private pools and sun lounging areas, ideal for cooling off in the heat of the Texas summer.
Relax and take in beautiful scenery, or enjoy the exercise from some morning laps - whatever you love a pool best for, our luxury vacation rentals in New Braunfels promise an enjoyable and exclusive-feeling oasis.
Some New Braunfels vacation homes also have hot tubs, so you're covered whether you prefer your pools cool and refreshing, or warm and rejuvenating!