- Our list of the best things to do in New Braunfels, Texas, features the top 120 nearby activities — including 39 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- New Braunfels, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Entertainment & Shows, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 29 things to do within the city of New Braunfels, TX , followed by 91 popular activities in nearby cities, including San Marcos, Canyon Lake, Seguin, Wimberley, Gruene, San Antonio, Schertz and South Padre Island
Braunfels Square is part of the historic main plaza in downtown New Braunfels. It features a prominent bandstand and is the venue for many family-friendly events like the downtown tree lighting, Wassailfest, and the Wein & Saengerfest.
92% 166 votes
801 West San Antonio Street, New Braunfels, TX 78130 MoreLess Info
The McKenna Children's Museum is designed to help children use all their senses. Some popular areas of the museum include the Grocery Store, Hill country campgrounds, Lend-a-Hand ranch, New BraunFit, The Great Outdoors, Town Square, Kid's Clinic, Art Studio and Aquarium.
76% 1888 votes
400 N. Liberty, New Braunfels, TX 78130 MoreLess Info
Swimmers find a variety of ways to stay cool at Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark, including water slides, tunnel slides, surfing rides, and tube chutes. The waterpark even has a swim up bar so getting a drink does not require leaving the fun.
Offering a wealth of information about the establishment of New Braunfels and its surrounding area, The Sophienburg contains numerous historical artifacts and memorabilia. The museum is also home to a gift shop where souvenirs are sold.
Opening in 1966 by the Army Corps of Engineers, the 8,230-acre Canyon Lake is designed to protect the cities below it from floods. Visitors find opportunities to boat, fish, and swim in the lake, while along its 80 miles of shoreline, people can camp, hike, picnic, and hunt.
83% 140 votes
1741 Herbelin Road, New Braunfels, TX 78132 MoreLess Info
At the Dry Comal Creek Vineyards, visitors can taste the wines in the tasting room, and tour the facility learning how wine is made. The vineyards often hold classes, allow visitors to make their own wine, and can seat up to 100 people on the covered patio for special events.