New to New Braunfels and looking for some great things to do on a date or family outing? You’ll never lack for something fun, interesting, educational, or romantic to see and experience in this great city.
One of the many great things about living in the Texas Hill Country is how much there is to do. You’ll never be bored here, and if you’re looking to spend a weekend exploring and having fun with the family, you’ve definitely come to the right place. Here are seven ideas for great Hill Country road trips close to New Braunfels.
The wineries of the Texas Wine Trail are more popular and respected than ever, garnering attention and accolades from all over the world. The latest honor is one that is close to home for Vintage Oaks; it was bestowed upon Dry Comal Creek Winery, located right across the street from the community and maker of the wine that is gifted to each of our property owners on their birthday.
The words, “Take a hike,” were never as enjoyable as on Saturday, June 3, when those who live at Vintage Oaks and friends joined together to hike the newly refurbished Vintage Oaks Trail, from the trailhead by the main entrance of the community to the trailhead across from the Tuscan Clubhouse, and raise money for the American Heart Association. The first annual Hike in the Hills event at Vintage Oaks brought together neighbors who were excited to discover the newly improved trail and raise funds for this worthy charity.
Anyone who’s already living in New Braunfels is well aware of what’s so great about the city and all it has to offer. Those who are considering a move to New Braunfels may be interested in hearing what residents have to say. The new New Braunfels National Citizen Survey™ (The NCS) measured the “livability” of New Braunfels, capturing opinions “within the three pillars of a community (Community Characteristics, Governance and Participation) across eight central facets of community (Safety, Mobility, Natural Environment, Built Environment, Economy, Recreation and Wellness, Education and Enrichment and Community Engagement),” they said.
Finding the right new home community in the Hill Country and the perfect piece of land to build a custom home may seem like a huge challenge with all the available options. But once you’ve done both, it’s time to tackle the task of finding the best builder for your family who can translates your needs and wants into the ideal New Braunfels custom home. A few tips will help you make the best choice.
The Hill Country’s natural terrain attracts people from far and wide to the area. But, when you buy Hill Country land, you want to make sure you have all the top tips so your property always looks great. At the top of that list: knowing how to treat your oak trees, which means taking into account the best time for pruning.
Texas Hill Country wines continue to make an impression—not just on Texas wine lovers, but on international experts whose job it is to identify the best wines in the world. The latest proof: A record showing for Texas wines at the distinguished 2017 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (SFCWC), including several top awards for Texas Hill county wineries.
Texas wines are increasingly popular, not just with Texans, but worldwide, with several award-winners that have helped make the area “one of the 10 Best Travel Destinations,” as named by Wine Enthusiast. Huffington Post went so far as to call the region, the "New Napa.” If you have yet to explore Hill Country wines, winter is a great time. Tasting rooms may be a bit less crowded, and special events and activities are offered in several of the wineries. Here are a few that should be on your list.