Fun Things to do in New Braunfels
New in town and not sure what to do or where to go? Check out these amazing local attractions and places to eat we’ve compiled for you. Enjoy your stay in our unique town.
Places to go
1. Landa Park
Address: 164 Landa Park Drive, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Landa Park offers a lot of activities. You can enjoy nature by walking on the trails, or riding the miniature train around the park. It also offers paddle boating to really enjoy the Comal Springs and Landa Lake. Be sure to check out the Panther Canyon Trail, where you’ll enjoy wildlife.
Here are some places in the park you can enjoy for free:
2. Schlitterbahn Water Park
Address: 400 N Liberty Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Your New Braunfels visit wouldn’t be complete without having fun at this water park. There are just so many rides and fun things to do here! If you’re looking for a place to stay, look no further; they offer it too.
For a more detailed guide on how to enjoy Schlitterbahn, read here.
3. Comal and Guadalupe Rivers
New Braunfels is the home of these two famous rivers. Tube and float in its cool waters to be refreshed under the hot Texas sun.
If you’re planning to float these rivers, read this and this.
4. Fischer Park
Address: 1935 Hilltop Summit Road, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Visit the largest park in New Braunfels. Bring your family or friends to have a nature stroll, picnic, or do some water activities. Don’t forget to visit the Nature Education Center or view New Braunfels from the 62-acre hill top park.
5. Gruene Hall
Address: 1281 Gruene Rd. New Braunfels, Texas 78130
Catch some live music and meet some new friends in Texas’ oldest and continually operating dance hall. Check their calendar for upcoming events.
Where to eat
1. 7 Monk’s Café
Address: 494 N Seguin Avenue New Braunfels, Texas 78130
Phone: +1 830-387-4053
For some authentic Indian and Mediterranean cuisine in the heart of New Braunfels, visit this café. Their menu is inspired by their culinary travels in Europe and their roots growing up in India. The recipes they serve are the food they cook in their homes.
2. Naegelin's Bakery
Address: 129 S Seguin Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Phone: +1 830-625-5722
Taste delicious bread and pastries in Texas’ oldest bakery since 1868. Don’t miss tasting their strudels, a pastry they’ve perfected years ago, and a popular item on their menu is the Lebkuche, a thick, rectangular brown cookie covered with pink frosting.
3. Lazy J Crawfish
Address: 5441 fm 1102 New Braunfels, TX 78132
Phone: +1 936-334-6568
Your go-to restaurant for seafood in New Braunfels. They bring the freshest seafood to their menu. Also a BYOB, so bring your favorites!
4. McAdoo's Seafood Company
Address: 196 North Castell Avenue New Braunfels, TX
Phone: +1 830-629-3474
For seafood and happy hour in downtown, visit McAdoo’s. Enjoy their creole favorites, cajun specialties, and fresh fish. They’re located in the old post office.
5. Food Trucks in New Braunfels
Want to explore local food and flavors but not in the restaurants? Try going to some food trucks in New Braunfels. See this Facebook Page where you’ll see and find the best food trucks in town.
Folkfest New Braunfels 2021 is coming up on October 9-10. Folkfest is an annual celebration of New Braunfels to honor history with re-enactments, pioneer crafts, live music, food, and drinks. See here for more information.
We hope you’ll enjoy your New Braunfels getaway. For more New Braunfels guides, visit our website here.
This article is accurate as of the time of publishing. We always recommend calling every individual business to ensure their hours of operation remain accurate.
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7 Monk's Cafe
Namaste y'all. We are your go-to Indian and Mediterranean Restaurant in downtown New Braunfels. We aim to serve you authentic cuisine not just in our restaurant but also at your events. Do reach out to us for your catering needs and let's get your party rockin'!