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Favorite Things: Gruene

New Braunfels is known for its abundance of modern amenities and recreational opportunities, from shopping and restaurants to waterparks and natural wonders like the Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake. One of the city’s most beloved treasures, however, is the area of the town’s first settlement, which is now the Gruene Historic District.

The San Antonio Zoo and Aquarium

Looking for a great way to spend the day with your kids that’s as educational as it is enjoyable? The New Braunfels area is close to many local attractions, and the San Antonio Zoo and the San Antonio Aquarium are two of the best places to visit. Your kids will love seeing wildlife and sea creatures and interacting with countless exhibits that engage their senses and spark their curiosity.

New Braunfels records unprecedented growth in 2019

The growth in New Braunfels has been impressive for several years, but it was unprecedented “in more ways than one during 2019,” according to Community Impact. “For the second consecutive year, New Braunfels was named the second fastest-growing city in America by the U.S. Census Bureau with a growth rate of 7.2%.”

Weather in New Braunfels

When considering a move, one of the first questions most people ask themselves is, “What will the weather be like?” If you’re considering a move to New Braunfels, you will likely be pleased with the answer.

The Mayor of New Braunfels

The mayor of New Braunfels, Barron Casteel, has a rich history of living and serving the city. His childhood home is located on Rio Drive, on Lake Dunlap alongside the Guadalupe River. His mom was a local teacher who became an attorney, Comal County judge, and eventually a State Representative. His father worked with the University of Texas system.

126th Annual Comal County Fair in New Braunfels: History and Highlights

The largest county fair in Central Texas each year is the Comal County Fair and Rodeo, a staple of the San Antonio culture for 126 years. This year, thousands of visitors from all over Texas and beyond visited the Comal County Fairgrounds for family-friendly fun, carnival rides, great food, and much more.

Noteworthy Bodies of Water New Braunfels

The Texas Hill Country is one of the best spots in the Lone Star State for enjoying the outdoors, especially the water. New Braunfels is home to some of the most amazing bodies of water in Texas, and there is truly something for everyone in the heart of Texas Hill Country. If you’re looking for ways to beat the summer heat in New Braunfels, be sure to check out some of the most popular water recreation activities in the area.

Family Night Saturday, March 2 to showcase popular Vintage Oaks event

Ask a Vintage Oaks owner what their favorite thing about living here is, and they’ll likely rattle off a long list that includes the amenities, the location, the serenity, the views, and right at the top: The year-round calendar of family-friendly events and activities that give them an opportunity to mix with neighbors and build new friendships. Family Night is always one of the favorite Vintage Oaks events, and owners are invited to come out this Saturday, March 2, to enjoy the revelry.

Two SouthStar communities in San Antonio area named bestsellers

Continuing the strong sales pace that has made each community the fastest-growing offering in its area, developer SouthStar Communities saw two of its communities in the top 10 best-selling communities in the San Antonio MSA for the third quarter, according to Metrostudy’s San Antonio 3Q18 Housing Report. Vintage Oaks, a 3,900-acre masterplanned community in New Braunfels, was No. 3 on the list and Mission del Lago in South San Antonio was No. 10.