Julie's Guidebook

Julie
Julie's Guidebook

Sightseeing

This park is free to enter, has lake access for swimming, hiking trails, and you are able to walk across the dam (.8 miles) for an amazing view of Canyon Lake.
42 recommandé par les habitants
Overlook Park
601 Coe Road
42 recommandé par les habitants
This park is free to enter, has lake access for swimming, hiking trails, and you are able to walk across the dam (.8 miles) for an amazing view of Canyon Lake.
This is a beautiful trail that follows alongside the start of the Guadalupe River. It is well-maintained, and shady. It’s very close to the Canyon Lake Overlook Park. If you take tubes and get into the river from this trail, you can float to our house! (Probably about a two hour float)
14 recommandé par les habitants
Guadalupe River Trail
16510 S Access Rd
14 recommandé par les habitants
This is a beautiful trail that follows alongside the start of the Guadalupe River. It is well-maintained, and shady. It’s very close to the Canyon Lake Overlook Park. If you take tubes and get into the river from this trail, you can float to our house! (Probably about a two hour float)
If interested in nature and/or geology these book-ahead guided tours give an interesting look at the history and formation of the area, with beautiful views of landscape (and dinosaur footprints!).
16 recommandé par les habitants
Canyon Lake Gorge Tours
2075 FM 2673 # D
16 recommandé par les habitants
If interested in nature and/or geology these book-ahead guided tours give an interesting look at the history and formation of the area, with beautiful views of landscape (and dinosaur footprints!).
Lots of dinosaur tracks, fossils and Native American artifacts.
15 recommandé par les habitants
The Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country
4831 Farm to Market Road 2673
15 recommandé par les habitants
Lots of dinosaur tracks, fossils and Native American artifacts.
Jet ski and boat rentals on Canyon Lake. About ten minutes from the house
27 recommandé par les habitants
Canyon Lake Marina
280 Marina Drive
27 recommandé par les habitants
Jet ski and boat rentals on Canyon Lake. About ten minutes from the house
Swimming areas on Canyon Lake ($20 to park for non-residents).
7 recommandé par les habitants
Canyon Park
7 recommandé par les habitants
Swimming areas on Canyon Lake ($20 to park for non-residents).
11 recommandé par les habitants
Madrone Trail
11 recommandé par les habitants

New Braunfels Activities

Popular water park. Fun for all ages. Can bring your own foods, drinks. Free parking. About a 30 minute drive from the house.
172 recommandé par les habitants
Schlitterbahn
400 North Liberty Avenue
172 recommandé par les habitants
Popular water park. Fun for all ages. Can bring your own foods, drinks. Free parking. About a 30 minute drive from the house.
Great rainy day activity for preschool-elementary aged children.
16 recommandé par les habitants
McKenna Children's Museum
801 W San Antonio St
16 recommandé par les habitants
Great rainy day activity for preschool-elementary aged children.
Charming area with shopping, wine tasting, live music, and delicious restaurants (most with outdoor seating, some with river views). About a 15-20 minute drive from the house.
32 recommandé par les habitants
Gruene Historic District
1601 Hunter Road
32 recommandé par les habitants
Charming area with shopping, wine tasting, live music, and delicious restaurants (most with outdoor seating, some with river views). About a 15-20 minute drive from the house.
A beautiful, spacious park on the Comal river with playgrounds, hiking trails, paddle boat rentals, miniature train, and mini golf.
55 recommandé par les habitants
Landa Park
164 Landa Park Drive
55 recommandé par les habitants
A beautiful, spacious park on the Comal river with playgrounds, hiking trails, paddle boat rentals, miniature train, and mini golf.
22 recommandé par les habitants
Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo
5640 Interstate 35 Frontage Rd
22 recommandé par les habitants
Open nightly. Have a playground and food court.
15 recommandé par les habitants
Stars & Stripes Drive-In Theatre
1178 Kroesche Ln
15 recommandé par les habitants
Open nightly. Have a playground and food court.

Nightlife

Walking distance from the house. Serve bar food, drinks. Indoor/outdoor seating. Live music. Usually free or only small cover fee on Friday nights.
8 recommandé par les habitants
Goofy’s Bar and Grill
13124 FM306
8 recommandé par les habitants
Walking distance from the house. Serve bar food, drinks. Indoor/outdoor seating. Live music. Usually free or only small cover fee on Friday nights.
Outdoor concerts
63 recommandé par les habitants
Whitewater Amphitheater
11860 FM306
63 recommandé par les habitants
Outdoor concerts
Good drinks, surprisingly good food, cool atmosphere and outdoor area. and they regularly have live music.
15 recommandé par les habitants
River Rose Tavern
145 Farm to Market Road 2673
15 recommandé par les habitants
Good drinks, surprisingly good food, cool atmosphere and outdoor area. and they regularly have live music.
15 recommandé par les habitants
Dam Red Barn
16520 South Access Road
15 recommandé par les habitants

Food scene

Great place for breakfast or lunch, or baked goods.
51 recommandé par les habitants
Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Grill
2000 FM 2673
51 recommandé par les habitants
Great place for breakfast or lunch, or baked goods.
Made to order burgers and sides. About 5 minutes from the house.
7 recommandé par les habitants
Jay & Diane's Horseshoe Grill
12020 Farm to Market Road 306
7 recommandé par les habitants
Made to order burgers and sides. About 5 minutes from the house.
Enjoy dinner and drinks with beautiful views of the lake!
50 recommandé par les habitants
Baja BBQ Shack
280 Marina
50 recommandé par les habitants
Enjoy dinner and drinks with beautiful views of the lake!

San Marcos activities

Axe throwing, water skiing, dinner theater (delicous food and drinks) at Sylver Spoon resturaunt
14 recommandé par les habitants
Texas Ski Ranch
6700 Interstate 35
14 recommandé par les habitants
Axe throwing, water skiing, dinner theater (delicous food and drinks) at Sylver Spoon resturaunt
Night (and day) paddleboarding and glass bottom kayaking trips on the San Marcos river.
Paddle SMTX
500 Wonder World Drive
Night (and day) paddleboarding and glass bottom kayaking trips on the San Marcos river.
Glassbottom boat tours over Aquarena springs
24 recommandé par les habitants
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
201 San Marcos Springs Drive
24 recommandé par les habitants
Glassbottom boat tours over Aquarena springs
Large outlet mall. About 35-45 minutes from the house
34 recommandé par les habitants
Tanger Outlets San Marcos
North Interstate 35 Frontage Road
34 recommandé par les habitants
Large outlet mall. About 35-45 minutes from the house

Groceries nearby

Local, small grocery store. Usually has good variety of staple groceries, as well as things you may need for the river
10 recommandé par les habitants
Lowes Market
8010 FM2673
10 recommandé par les habitants
Larger grocery store
Brookshire Brothers
Larger grocery store
Lots of local seasonal produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods and canned goods.
8 recommandé par les habitants
Stahlman's at Bear Creek-Grocery and Pecans
5511 FM 2722
8 recommandé par les habitants
Lots of local seasonal produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods and canned goods.

Conseils aux voyageurs

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New Braunfels "Herald-Zeitung" Best list

Each year New Braunfels residents cast votes for their favorites around town. For local recommendations google "Herald-Zeitung best" + whatever you are looking for. For example; burgers, margaritas, ice cream, etc. Note: this is for New Braunfels area, not Canyon Lake.