Guidebook for New Braunfels

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Guidebook for New Braunfels

Entertainment & Activities
Discover a world of art and creativity, science and technology, culture, health and history. Welcome to the McKenna Children’s Museum, a collection of educational exhibits designed to stimulate learning and encourage imagination. McKenna developed this unique and magical hands-on environment to provide the tools that help nurture your child’s overall well-being. Children explore in a safe and secure space while parents share the magic of learning.
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McKenna Children's Museum
801 W San Antonio St
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Discover a world of art and creativity, science and technology, culture, health and history. Welcome to the McKenna Children’s Museum, a collection of educational exhibits designed to stimulate learning and encourage imagination. McKenna developed this unique and magical hands-on environment to provide the tools that help nurture your child’s overall well-being. Children explore in a safe and secure space while parents share the magic of learning.
Take the journey with Prince Carl and his group of German colonists 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. 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 Sophienburg Museum offers public lectures, school programs and community events that promote the area’s unique history. SophieNBurg.
The Sophienburg Museum & Archives
401 W Coll St
Take the journey with Prince Carl and his group of German colonists 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. 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 Sophienburg Museum offers public lectures, school programs and community events that promote the area’s unique history. SophieNBurg.
Join us for a unique annual celebration rich in German culture and full of Texas fun! Located near the headwaters of the beautiful Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas! Here you’ll enjoy good food, music, dancing, exciting carnival rides and games, German, Texan and domestic beer, special events and the finest in Alpine and Bavarian Style Entertainment. It all happens at Wurstfest! The best ten days in sausage history.
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Wurstfest
178 Landa Park Drive
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Join us for a unique annual celebration rich in German culture and full of Texas fun! Located near the headwaters of the beautiful Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas! Here you’ll enjoy good food, music, dancing, exciting carnival rides and games, German, Texan and domestic beer, special events and the finest in Alpine and Bavarian Style Entertainment. It all happens at Wurstfest! The best ten days in sausage history.
Want to throw parties for a living? Do you want to bring a smile to a kids face every day? The Jumpy Place is now offering franchises! The Jumpy Place is an indoor bounce house facility for children 10 and under where kids and let their imagination run wild all in a clean, safe environment. Oh… and they have free coffee, Wi-Fi, magazines for moms/dads and their signature “Red” couches!
The Jumpy Place
15614 Huebner Rd
Want to throw parties for a living? Do you want to bring a smile to a kids face every day? The Jumpy Place is now offering franchises! The Jumpy Place is an indoor bounce house facility for children 10 and under where kids and let their imagination run wild all in a clean, safe environment. Oh… and they have free coffee, Wi-Fi, magazines for moms/dads and their signature “Red” couches!
Parks & Nature
Texas Ski Ranch is a 70-acre action sports paradise located in New Braunfels, TX. When it comes to wakeboarding and cable parks, TSR is consistently ranked as one of the top facilities in the world. With three cable systems and a boat lake there is truly something for all levels of water sports enthusiasts. First time riders can take advantage of their incredible coaching and beginner cables. More advanced riders can charge the park and hit structures.
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Texas Ski Ranch
6700 Interstate 35
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Texas Ski Ranch is a 70-acre action sports paradise located in New Braunfels, TX. When it comes to wakeboarding and cable parks, TSR is consistently ranked as one of the top facilities in the world. With three cable systems and a boat lake there is truly something for all levels of water sports enthusiasts. First time riders can take advantage of their incredible coaching and beginner cables. More advanced riders can charge the park and hit structures.
Welcome to Wonder World Park, a one-of-a-kind Theme Park, known as the 1st show cave in Texas. Visitors have enjoyed touring the Balcones Fault Line Cave for over 105 years, and now, the park has many other attractions for family fun and entertainment. Enjoy a guided tour and discover the nation’s only true example of an EARTHQUAKE-FORMED CAVE. Go deep underground and see up close the devastation of a major quake.
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Wonder World Park
1000 Prospect St
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Welcome to Wonder World Park, a one-of-a-kind Theme Park, known as the 1st show cave in Texas. Visitors have enjoyed touring the Balcones Fault Line Cave for over 105 years, and now, the park has many other attractions for family fun and entertainment. Enjoy a guided tour and discover the nation’s only true example of an EARTHQUAKE-FORMED CAVE. Go deep underground and see up close the devastation of a major quake.
This incredible adventure gives you a bird’s eye view of the surrounding mountains, meadows and canyons. The course consists of TEN separate ziplines. Each line ranges in length from 150 feet to about 900 feet for a total of about a mile of thrilling zipline fun. The ziplines are located between two hillsides stretching out above the valley at a maximum height of over 100 feet. You will feel like you’re flying as you zoom down the cable at a speed up to over 30 miles per hour. Wimberley Zipline Adventures promises to be an exciting experience that gives a big adrenaline rush.
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Wimberley Zipline Adventures
376 Winn Valley Drive
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This incredible adventure gives you a bird’s eye view of the surrounding mountains, meadows and canyons. The course consists of TEN separate ziplines. Each line ranges in length from 150 feet to about 900 feet for a total of about a mile of thrilling zipline fun. The ziplines are located between two hillsides stretching out above the valley at a maximum height of over 100 feet. You will feel like you’re flying as you zoom down the cable at a speed up to over 30 miles per hour. Wimberley Zipline Adventures promises to be an exciting experience that gives a big adrenaline rush.
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Sea World San Antonio
4639 Rittiman Rd
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Drinks & Nightlife
Located in a 1940’s era pole barn that originally was used to house sheep and hogs, Tavern in the Gruene is unique Texas hangout situated less than a mile from the Gruene Historic District right next to Gruene Homestead Inn. “The Tavern” is a Live music venue.
Tavern In the Gruene
832 Gruene Road
Located in a 1940’s era pole barn that originally was used to house sheep and hogs, Tavern in the Gruene is unique Texas hangout situated less than a mile from the Gruene Historic District right next to Gruene Homestead Inn. “The Tavern” is a Live music venue.
Just across from Gruene Hall in Gruene Historic District. In a setting of casual rustic elegance where the all-sports TV’s & air conditioning are always on, Mozie’s features a full bar with premium well liquors, select wines & specialty beers and an all day menu of favorite American classics. Mozie’s sliders (those cheesy, juicy mini-burgers) are simply the best around and our 100% all beef hot dog with jalapeno mustard and sauerkraut takes this American staple to a new level. Mozie’s also features sandwiches, salads, the soon to be famous Char-King, South Texas style nachos, a Top Sirloin for the big boys, skinny garlic fries, crispy onion rings and some extra tasty chips, real guacamole an
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Mozie's
1601 Hunter Road
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Just across from Gruene Hall in Gruene Historic District. In a setting of casual rustic elegance where the all-sports TV’s & air conditioning are always on, Mozie’s features a full bar with premium well liquors, select wines & specialty beers and an all day menu of favorite American classics. Mozie’s sliders (those cheesy, juicy mini-burgers) are simply the best around and our 100% all beef hot dog with jalapeno mustard and sauerkraut takes this American staple to a new level. Mozie’s also features sandwiches, salads, the soon to be famous Char-King, South Texas style nachos, a Top Sirloin for the big boys, skinny garlic fries, crispy onion rings and some extra tasty chips, real guacamole an
The Oyster Bar opened in October 2003 and is located in downtown New Braunfels. In May of 2014 a full kitchen was added to offer guests a wide variety of bar fare. Under the new ownership of Dave and Christina Cinotto, and partner Nathan Vosper, The Oyster Bar has been revitalized into a full service sit down bar and grill that offers exceptional service, scratch made fare, and hand crafted drinks. Downtown New Braunfels is a great place for tourists and locals alike and they are excited and proud to share their extensive experience in this industry with our guests.
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The Oyster Bar
203 S Seguin Ave
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The Oyster Bar opened in October 2003 and is located in downtown New Braunfels. In May of 2014 a full kitchen was added to offer guests a wide variety of bar fare. Under the new ownership of Dave and Christina Cinotto, and partner Nathan Vosper, The Oyster Bar has been revitalized into a full service sit down bar and grill that offers exceptional service, scratch made fare, and hand crafted drinks. Downtown New Braunfels is a great place for tourists and locals alike and they are excited and proud to share their extensive experience in this industry with our guests.
Moonshine & Ale in downtown New Braunfels boasts a large indoor bar with one of the most exciting Rock & Roll Sing Alone Piano Bar Shows in Texas on Friday and Saturday and Live Band Karaoke on Thursday nights! We have a full bar, 150 different beers and a spinning shot wheel. Moonshine & Ale also has a brand new outdoor patio with it’s own bar.
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Moonshine & Ale
236 W San Antonio St
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Moonshine & Ale in downtown New Braunfels boasts a large indoor bar with one of the most exciting Rock & Roll Sing Alone Piano Bar Shows in Texas on Friday and Saturday and Live Band Karaoke on Thursday nights! We have a full bar, 150 different beers and a spinning shot wheel. Moonshine & Ale also has a brand new outdoor patio with it’s own bar.
They boast a smoke-free friendly atmosphere and a huge selection of drinks to choose from. Check out their up-coming events below or rate the different beers on their beer list.
Black Whale Pub
367 Main Plaza
They boast a smoke-free friendly atmosphere and a huge selection of drinks to choose from. Check out their up-coming events below or rate the different beers on their beer list.
Live Music Venue, Open-Air Non-Smoky Environment, Huge Patio, Full Bar, Cold Drinks, Hot Food, Great Beer Selection, and Lots of Live Music! Billy’s icehouse.
Billy's Ice
1193 Loop 337 Ramp
Live Music Venue, Open-Air Non-Smoky Environment, Huge Patio, Full Bar, Cold Drinks, Hot Food, Great Beer Selection, and Lots of Live Music! Billy’s icehouse.
Located between San Antonio and Austin, the Gruene River Grill has been serving the New Braunfels area since 2004. Overlooking the Guadalupe River in the historic district of Gruene, it offers outside patio seating and air-conditioned indoor seating. It also has private dining rooms available for special events. At Gruene River Grill, chefs use local vendors to bring quality ingredients for their scratch made recipes. It offers a full service bar with premium liquors, frozen margaritas, locally brewed craft beers and an extensive wine list…
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Gruene River Grill
1259 Gruene Road
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Located between San Antonio and Austin, the Gruene River Grill has been serving the New Braunfels area since 2004. Overlooking the Guadalupe River in the historic district of Gruene, it offers outside patio seating and air-conditioned indoor seating. It also has private dining rooms available for special events. At Gruene River Grill, chefs use local vendors to bring quality ingredients for their scratch made recipes. It offers a full service bar with premium liquors, frozen margaritas, locally brewed craft beers and an extensive wine list…
As the newest addition to the New Braunfels restaurant scene, Infernos Wood Fired Oven & Spirits brings a brand new taste to the city. Along with the fact that they are the only restaurant carrying the legendary Trinidad scorpion pepper, both by itself and infused into their signature sausage, they also follow a staunch commitment to NEVER use frozen products and to ensure that each item, whether it’s a hand toss Pizza, crispy cold salads, or delightful sandwich, are made to order using only the freshest ingredients. Patrons will love enjoying fresh handmade meal in the restaurant’s spacious TV filled dining room, comfortable patio, or from one of the stools lining their full bar.
Inferno's Wood Fired Oven & Spirits
1198 Gruene Road
As the newest addition to the New Braunfels restaurant scene, Infernos Wood Fired Oven & Spirits brings a brand new taste to the city. Along with the fact that they are the only restaurant carrying the legendary Trinidad scorpion pepper, both by itself and infused into their signature sausage, they also follow a staunch commitment to NEVER use frozen products and to ensure that each item, whether it’s a hand toss Pizza, crispy cold salads, or delightful sandwich, are made to order using only the freshest ingredients. Patrons will love enjoying fresh handmade meal in the restaurant’s spacious TV filled dining room, comfortable patio, or from one of the stools lining their full bar.
Food Scene
Together, the chefs at The Gruene Door in New Braunfels, TX create clean and simple, yet diverse, flavors. They strive to use local and seasonal ingredients as much as possible, some even coming from their own garden! They take pride in creating fresh dishes in-house, every day. New menus and frequent specials keep both guests and chefs satisfied. The restaurant is a team effort in achieving great food and great service to ensure that patrons will enjoy a most memorable dining experience. The signature seafood specials keep people coming back for more…
The Gruene Door
2360 Gruene Lake Dr
Together, the chefs at The Gruene Door in New Braunfels, TX create clean and simple, yet diverse, flavors. They strive to use local and seasonal ingredients as much as possible, some even coming from their own garden! They take pride in creating fresh dishes in-house, every day. New menus and frequent specials keep both guests and chefs satisfied. The restaurant is a team effort in achieving great food and great service to ensure that patrons will enjoy a most memorable dining experience. The signature seafood specials keep people coming back for more…
Adobe Verde is located just off the Guadalupe River in historic Gruene, Texas. Its food is prepared fresh daily. All of the ingredients are fresh, and everything from the tortilla soup to the chimichanga is made from scratch. Come on in and join the staff for a delicious meal or award-winning margaritas! Guests enjoy live music Thursday through Sunday and the bands are handpicked with them in mind. Watch the kids play on our outdoor playground, have an ice cold beer and let the music relax you on a Texas night.
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Adobe Verde
1724 Hunter Road
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Adobe Verde is located just off the Guadalupe River in historic Gruene, Texas. Its food is prepared fresh daily. All of the ingredients are fresh, and everything from the tortilla soup to the chimichanga is made from scratch. Come on in and join the staff for a delicious meal or award-winning margaritas! Guests enjoy live music Thursday through Sunday and the bands are handpicked with them in mind. Watch the kids play on our outdoor playground, have an ice cold beer and let the music relax you on a Texas night.
Cantina del Rio is fashioned after a south Texas ice house. It has a wide range of enchiladas, sizzling fajitas, delicious tacos and specialty Texas burgers. Enjoy a soft drink, ice cold beer or frozen ‘rita on our beautiful deck or in our cozy dining room.
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Cantina del Rio
1299 Gruene Road
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Cantina del Rio is fashioned after a south Texas ice house. It has a wide range of enchiladas, sizzling fajitas, delicious tacos and specialty Texas burgers. Enjoy a soft drink, ice cold beer or frozen ‘rita on our beautiful deck or in our cozy dining room.
Remember a time when the family was brought together by home-cooked meals made from scratch with ingredients fresh from the farm? Find that feeling at the River House in Gruene, with thir exciting menu of classic southern cuisine. Most of the restuarant’s ingredients are locally sourced from Texas farmers, and brought fresh to guests’ tables. Kick back, enjoy a glass of wine and some music on the patio and bask in the southern nostalgia.
The River House
1617 New Braunfels Street
Remember a time when the family was brought together by home-cooked meals made from scratch with ingredients fresh from the farm? Find that feeling at the River House in Gruene, with thir exciting menu of classic southern cuisine. Most of the restuarant’s ingredients are locally sourced from Texas farmers, and brought fresh to guests’ tables. Kick back, enjoy a glass of wine and some music on the patio and bask in the southern nostalgia.