I lived in New Braunfels Texas for about 5 years in my early twenties. New Braunfels is known for its german culture anand friendly people. This is a small town where it is easy to feel right at home. There is plenty to do in this city on any given weekend. There are over 100 festivals annually with the biggest one being Wurstfest Which attracts plenty of visitors during the festival.
New Braunfels is also a great place for tubing, kyaking, swimming and fishing in the nearby rivers. Schlitterbahn is a popular waterpark in New Braunefels offering 65 acres of pure waterpark fun. Schlitterbahn offers plenty of water roller coasters,a sky coaster and inland surfing. Schlitterbahn also offers free parking! Besides all the water activities this city has plenty more to offer and is a great place to settle down and live, or a wonderful destination to vacation with the family and relax.
Visiting downtown New Braunfels will have you wondering what to do because there is so much to choose from. You may visit the New Braunfels Art Gallery which features many local artists. Many musicians also surround the city playing live music for spectators to listen and dance to. One of the oldest and most popular dance halls in New Braunfels is Gruene Hall. Many locals and visitors visit Gruene Hall for the great music and friendly ambiance.
Overall New Braunfels is a wonderful city full of family friendly activities. Anyone living or visiting the city will have plenty to do to stay occupied. New Braunfels is located off of Interstate 35 between Austin and San Antonio so taking a short drive down the highway will have you venturing into bigger cities with plenty more to do.