Things to Do in New Braunfels

You've found the perfect New Braunfels rental, now let us help you plan the rest of your vacation! From exciting theme parks to educational museums there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are into the outdoors or prefer to spend the day shopping there are a variety of activities nearby.

Hit the links and take in gorgeous Texas Hill Country views from the green. Our area golf courses are sure to provide a great day on the course no matter the final par; be sure to book your tee time in advance. Perhaps you prefer more thrilling adventures. There are numerous area theme parks to keep the entire family amused from wet and wild times at Schlitterbahn to heart racing rides at Six Flags Fiesta Texas!

Every trip needs some time for shopping! Whether you are looking for quaint local shops or are dying to visit the outlet mall, you can find souvenirs and clothing options galore. With such a variety of ways to enjoy the Texas Hill Country, tell us what you like to do on vacation and we can point you in the right direction! Contact our office today for assistance planning.

Golf Courses

Our New Braunfels vacation rentals are a great getaway for the golfer in your family. Located near two of the best courses in Texas Hill Country, you can enjoy the gorgeous surrounding scenery while you work on your short game. The Bandit Golf Club is on Lake McQueeney, with a beautifully designed course for all ages and skill levels. Nearby Landa Park Golf Course is in the Historic District on Comal Springs, offering a tranquil course atmosphere at an affordable price. They even host private events!

Check out their websites to book your tee time, and start planning your stay with New Braunfels Leasing and Resorts!

Museums & Outdoor Activities

Discover the hidden history and beauty of New Braunfels, Texas while on vacation. Home to a variety of museums and outdoor tours, New Braunfels offers an amazing vacation experience for everyone in your group, no matter the age. Visit one of our wonderful museums, go on an electric cart ride, or discover the haunted history of New Braunfels.

River Activities

New Braunfels, Texas is home to two beautiful rivers - the Comal River, and the Guadalupe River (or Guad, as the locals call it). As you can imagine, locals and visitors alike love to take advantage of the outdoor recreation that comes with these nearby rivers.

Perhaps the most popular river activity is tubing, and there are a number of local river outfitters who can fit your for a safe and relaxing float down either river. You can also take guided rafting tours and rent kayaks or paddle boards. The year-round fishing is another bonus in this two-river town, with a number of amazing fishing spots to enjoy during your stay.

Whatever river activity you choose, NB Leasing and Resorts has the vacation rental for you to come home to after a day of recreation. Choose from luxury homes, cottages, condos and more, and start planning your trip to New Braunfels today!


New Braunfels is well known for their lively German festivals, river floating, and the Schlitterbahn Waterpark. But visitors and locals also enjoy a diverse shopping scene. From local boutiques to the antique mall, there is a little of everything waiting for you in New Braunfels. After a day floating in the sun, get your retail fix at any one of the local shops where you will find home decor, name brand clothing, handmade pottery, and valuable antiques! Check out the list below of local shopping options in Braunfels, Texas.

Theme Parks

There is a reason why New Braunfels is considered the premier Texas vacation destination. With Schlitterbahn, Natural Bridge Wildlife Park, ZDT`s Amusement Park, Sea World-San Antonio, and Fiesta Texas-Six Flags all within driving distance you`re bound to have the time of your life when you visit New Braunfels, TX. Whether you enjoy the water park or roller coasters, there`s something for everyone in your family to enjoy in this great vacation destination.


Our guests often visit New Braunfels for one of the many local events that take place throughout the year. Because of the town`s rich German history and small-town Texas charm, there are a wide variety of events and entertainment to enjoy. Local festivals fill the main plaza with amazing live music, great wine and beer, delicious food, handmade local goods, and of course - great people.

Among the most popular festivals is Wurstfest which takes place in November and celebrates german "Wurst" in a "Ten Day Salute to Sausage". The Wein and Saengerfest brings out all who love beer and wine, and the Folkfest celebrate the family heritage and Texas history. The Comal County fair is the oldest and largest in Texas - you cannot miss it if you come in late September!

We value our community and believe in supporting our local businesses - and the local events that take place in Braunfels are a large part of bringing people together to celebrate that community. That is why we make it easy for our guests to plan their trips around these memorable festivities - so that you have the opportunity to truly experience New Braunfels and all that it has to offer!

Check out our beautiful vacation rentals in New Braunfels, each fitted with great amenities and located conveniently for our guests to enjoy nearby events! The list below offers more details of our local events - start planning today!