Add a little down-home Rockwell magic to your holiday travels by planning a trip to historic New Braunfels, TX. Sitting astride IH-35 about halfway between San Antonio and Austin, New Braunfels makes for a convenient escape, whether you’re a native Texan or a welcome visitor flying in from another part of the country!

Here, you’ll experience a full spectrum of holiday fun for the whole family. You may not spot any reindeer, but there are hundreds of other interesting animals to see during an adventure-packed safari at Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch or delve deep into the glorious cave complex at Natural Bridge Caverns.
For those looking to round out their holiday shopping, have a stroll through our historic downtown. Antique curio shops, toy stores and one-of-a-kind boutiques line the streets of this district. You’ll love the variety of restaurants, too. Whether you’re looking for some quick, casual BBQ, fresh seafood, sushi or even prime steak, you can rest assured you won’t leave New Braunfels hungry. Feeding the family for the holidays has never been so easy!

Holiday entertainment is aplenty in New Braunfels. We’re home to the talented folks at Circle Arts Theatre, while the Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre offers a variety of home-grown and touring entertainment events. Wet your whistle in comfort at one of our numerous bars, where chances are that a live band, sing-a-long piano jam or karaoke will offer a rollicking good time.