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Highlights New Braunfels

  • Water-based Rides at Schlitterbahn
  • Dancing at Gruene Hall
  • Antique Shopping and Sight-Seeing in Gruene
  • Descending into Natural Bridge Caverns
  • Tubing and Boating on the Guadelupe or Comal Rivers
  • Easy Access to San Antonio and the Alamo

Best Vacation Rentals in New Braunfels

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New Braunfels, Guadalupe County
Vacation Rental • 1690 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
4.0
(14 reviews)
3/2 home. Sleeps 10. Master: Queen. 2nd Bedroom: Full, Twin. 3rd bedroom: Full, Twin. Living Room: Sofa Sleeper. Sitting Room: Sofa Sleeper. 2 Dogs Maximum $25 per pet per day. MUST BE 25 TO RENT. Renter's ID and Credit Card must be presented at check in or via email.Beautiful newly remodeled 3 bedroom 2 bath residential home across the street from Lake Dunlap (the dam broke in May 2019 so the lake is empty, the Guadalupe River runs through it now). Photos taken March of 2020 reflect the water level at that time. This property is across the street from the river access. You must walk across...
from $303 / night
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New Braunfels, Comal County
Vacation Rental • 969 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
4.8
(7 reviews)
2/2 condo. Sleeps 6. Master: Queen. 2nd bedroom: Queen. Living Room: Sofa Sleeper and Twin sofa sleeper. No Pets Allowed. MUST BE 25 TO RENT. Renter's ID and Credit Card must be presented at check in or via email.Under new ownership! Remodel completed December 2020. This spacious 2/2 condo at Inverness Condominiums is located right in the heart of New Braunfels. With Schlitterbahn right across the street and the Comal River right out your back door with direct river access, this is the perfect vacation spot. This open living concept has a roomy living room/dining area and a fully stocked ki...
from $195 / night
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New Braunfels, Comal County
Vacation Rental • 969 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
4.6
(14 reviews)
2/1 condo. Sleeps 6. Master: Queen. 2nd bedroom: Queen. Living Room: Sofa Sleeper. No Pets Allowed. MUST BE 25 TO RENT. Renter's ID and Credit Card must be presented at check in or via email.Beautiful 2/1 condo at Inverness Condominiums that has every room overlooking the Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas. This is a corner condo that has hardwood floors, stainless appliances, granite counter tops, nice furnishings and the BEST view in the complex! It has a stack-able washer and dryer, pots, pans, linens and everything you need for a family get a way or romantic weekend. The complex has a ...
from $195 / night

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Vacation rental prices New Braunfels

$232for 4 Feb - 11 Feb
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Vacation Rentals in New Braunfels

Find a Beautiful Cabin in New Braunfels

Famous for its parks and 19th century architecture, New Braunfels is definitely up there among Texas finest vacation destinations, and there are plenty of gorgeous family-sized cabin properties in the area. Have huge gardens, spacious terraces and extras like barbecues, along with pools, parking spaces and privacy – all just a short drive from the town itself.

Explore New Braunfels from a Vacation Rental in the City

However, you don't have to limit yourself to cabin properties when finding somewhere to stay in New Braunfels. The town has some charming houses and apartments to think about, which will place visitors really close to the stores, museums, and vibrant small town life of Gruene village. Mixing comfortable bedrooms, multiple bathrooms and fully-equipped kitchens, these apartments have everything travelers need.

Holiday in New Braunfels, TX

Orientation

Be Transported to Another Era in Historic New Braunfels

Situated a few miles northeast of San Antonio, New Braunfels is one of Texas' oldest towns, having been founded by German immigrants in the 1840s. It's grown a bit since then, with around 60,000 residents, but areas like Gruene Historic District retain a timeless historic feel, and there are endless parks and rivers to explore in the region, too.

Understanding New Braunfels' Geography

New Braunfels is around 30 miles away from central San Antonio, and has a totally distinct identity. Getting around is probably best done by rental car, although bike hire is popular and shuttle buses operate, too – but public transportation is thin on the ground.

How to Reach New Braunfels

The best route to New Braunfels is to fly into San Antonio or Austin and take I-35, which runs straight to the city. Those coming from Houston or the West can take I-10.

Activities in new Braunfels

A Magical Place for History Lovers

New Braunfels has a beautifully preserved old town feel, especially in Gruene, where you can catch country music performances at Gruene Hall, grab authentic German wurst, and visit the Sophienberg Historic Museum.

A Wonderful Family Destination

New Braunfels is also a major destination for visitors with kids, mainly thanks to the presence of Schlitterbahn – one of Texas' premier amusement parks. But tubing on the Comal River and boating on the Guadelupe are also great family activities.

Perfect for Nature Fans

Descend into the eerie Natural Bridge Caverns, see the hundreds of species at the nearby Wildlife Ranch, and just generally enjoy the fresh air and scenery of Texas' Hill Country.

It may seem thriving these days, but Gruene once went from being a prosperous cotton producing town of hundreds to a virtual ghost town due to the boll weevil blight. Since the 70s, it has been restored to its 19th century glory.

Top 5 Things to Do in New Braunfels

1. Catch a Show at Gruene Hall

Since 1878, Gruene Hall has been a legendary music venue, with its 6,000 square feet dance hall and a galaxy of stars who have performed there, from Willie Nelson to Townes Van Zandt.

2. Take the Kids to Schlitterbahn

When the Texas sun is at its fiercest, there's nowhere like Schlitterbahn, with its six-story water chutes, lazy rivers, tubing courses, wave pools, bars, and artificial sun-bathing beach.

3. Descend into Natural Bridge Caverns

Just 25 miles away from New Braunfels, Natural Bridge is a subterranean wonderland, filled with exotic rock formations, stalactites and stalagmites. Guided tours are a fascinating experience, and “adventure” tours are also available.

4. Explore a Vibrant Craft Brewing Scene

Perhaps due to its German roots, New Braunfels has one of Texas' liveliest craft ale communities, with brewery pubs like the Faust Hotel and acclaimed breweries like Guadelupe based in town.

5. Visit San Antonio and the Alamo

When you stay in New Braunfels, you'll only be a few miles away from San Antonio, where you can see the site of the Alamo, where Davy Crockett fell or watch the Spurs battle it out in the NBA.

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Time Your Trip for the Activities You Adore

If you want to spend most of your time at Schlitterbahn, summer is the perfect time to go, but it's not necessarily the best time for history fans to go. Spring or fall are mild (and much less humid) and also less busy, making them a good time to check out the antiques stores in Gruene or visit the caverns. However, spring can be wetter than the fall, so if you intend to boat or hike in the Guadelupe valley, September or October could be the best time to book.

Join the Party During New Braunfels' Biggest Events

As you might expect from a German city, New Braunfels has some incredible food and drink events, most famously its WurstFest in November, which brings together artisan sausage makers and craft brewers. The Gruene Music and Wine Fest in October is a bit more sedate, while Fall into Art in late October is a feast for art fans.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in New Braunfels

On average, how much do vacation rentals in New Braunfels cost?

Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average cost of around $441 per night.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in New Braunfels?

Travelers who want to be budget-friendly should visit New Braunfels in February, January, or March, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $361, $369, and $386 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in New Braunfels go up the most?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in New Braunfels, the months when it is most expensive are, in order of highest to lowest, August, July and June, with average prices per night of $532, $515, and $504, respectively.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in New Braunfels?

When going on vacation to New Braunfels, we recommend you to think ahead as 82% of rentals are usually booked, according to the data from last year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

The months when it's the easiest to find free accommodation in New Braunfels are October (the average amount of properties that are free reached 42% of the total last year), January (32%), and December (32%).

How many vacation rentals are there in New Braunfels?

In New Braunfels we have an extensive catalog of approximately 460 properties, with options to suit everyone, thanks to our 4 local and international providers.

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