Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of New Braunfels

The area's entertainment and festivals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in New Braunfels. Renowned for its riverfront, water park and waterfalls, this city welcomes all visitors. Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark and Resort and San Marcos Premium Outlets are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in New Braunfels

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Travelers enjoy fun activities like innertubing and swimming. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes New Braunfels a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark and Resort (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo (5 mi / 8 km)
  • The Bandit Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Texas Ski Ranch (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Northcliffe Golf Club (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of New Braunfels

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, New Braunfels is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Prince Solms Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Landa Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Overlook Park (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • North Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Natural Bridge Caverns (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Central Park (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around New Braunfels

Fly into San Antonio, TX (SAT-San Antonio Intl.), the closest airport, located 24.2 mi (38.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near New Braunfels?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,264 house rentals near New Braunfels. From 691 Houses to 174 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near New Braunfels for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to New Braunfels?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in New Braunfels:

  • South Austin: 2,097 vacation rentals
  • North Central: 911 vacation rentals
  • Government Hill: 81 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 290 vacation rentals
  • Near East Side: 195 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to New Braunfels?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in New Braunfels. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • The Bandit Golf Club: 859 home rentals
  • Christus Santa Rosa Hospital New Braunfels: 1,113 home rentals
  • Faust Street Bridge: 1,062 home rentals
  • Gruene Hall: 789 home rentals
  • The Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country: 1,222 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around New Braunfels listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in New Braunfels?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 691 Houses in New Braunfels. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in New Braunfels include:

  • Cabins: 174 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 174 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 291 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in New Braunfels?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 389 vacation homes with pool available in New Braunfels.

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