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Book Now For Spring Break

Posted on: February 1st, 2015 by admin No Comments

If you’ve got the midwinter blues, just remind yourself that Spring Break is right around the corner. Start planning now for the vacation of the season. Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort in New Braunfels for easy access to live music, tubing and waterpark fun.

Live Music

New Braunfels is a hotspot for live music with performances every week at the historic Gruene Hall. Come out on March 17, 2015 for the Two Tons of Steel Spring Break Show. Two Tons of Steel offers audiences a unique blend of Texas Country and punk music. You won’t be able to keep from dancing. The show starts at 8:30 p.m., but come early for swing dance lessons at 6 p.m. – only $8 a person.

tubingTubing

It’s not Spring Break without floating the river. The Comal and Guadalupe Rivers bring in thousands of visitors each year. Check out tube rental shops like Texas Tubes, situated on the peaceful Comal River. Let your trouble melt away under the Texas sun. The float lasts about three hours, so bring refreshments to keep hydrated. From March 8 – May 1, Texas Tubes’ hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with the last tube leaving at 5 p.m. Grab your friends and have a good time!

Schlitterbahn Waterpark

Splash into spring with the chilling, thrilling world-renowned Schlitterbahn Waterpark. From March 7 – 22, the park will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Bring the whole family and prepare to have loads of fun. There’s hardly a dry spot in the park!

The Best Place to Stay

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is the perfect destination for Spring Break 2015. Our beautiful cottages and RV sites are a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your visit.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

 

‘Surf & Save Days’ Start May 15 in New Braunfels’ Schlitterbahn Waterpark

Posted on: May 12th, 2014 by admin No Comments

Schillterbahn touts "Surf & Save Days" starring on Thursday, May 15.

 

Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels opens its 2014 season with a special “Surf & Save Days” starting on Thursday, May 15. This special period runs May 15-16 and May 19-23. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Schlitterbahn Details

Enjoy the nation’s most popular waterpark during this season-opening special.

During Surf & Save School Days, only the Surfenburg and Blastenhoff sections in Schlitterbahn East are open. The Tubenbach section of Schlitterbahn East and all of Schlitterbahn West are not open. Please refer to the park map for a list of attractions in the Surfenburg and Blastenhoff sections of the park and the Waterpark Operating Schedule for specific hours of operation.

Click here to see Schlitterbahn’s complete 2014 schedule.

Attend an Outdoor Lab at Schlitterbahn

During Surf & Save Days take a break from the classroom, and use Schlitterbahn as your lab for the day.  The high-tech attractions in the Surfenburg and Blastenhoff sections of the park located in Schlitterbahn East are featured in the Aqua Lab Curriculum for students, along with their teachers and chaperones, to study the technological principles behind the rides in an exciting real-life laboratory. The Aqua Lab Curriculum will guide you through your adventure and is available for free upon request with a prepaid group order.  The program includes a variety of pre-park activities so plan to pre-pay as early as possible to get the full benefit of the program.  For a preview of the program, click here

Book Now

Make Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort your home away from home while you enjoy Schlitterbahn. Call (830) 625-1919 now to reserve your spot at our resort. Keep checking the blog and visit our website for more information about the resort, local attractions, news, events and more.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

 

Herb Fiesta Returns May 10 at Conservation Plaza in New Braunfels

Posted on: April 28th, 2014 by admin No Comments

Customers get in line at the first Herb Fiesta in 2013 in New Braunfels

The Second Annual Herb Fiesta will be held on Saturday, May 10, in Conservation Plaza in New Braunfels. The plaza is located at 1300 Church Hill Drive. Fiesta hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Herb Fiesta Details

The event will feature vendors, demonstrations, children’s activities and at  2 p.m. a lecture by Judy Barrett. There will be a cooking demonstration in Forke Store followed by a luncheon of items from the demonstration. Admission to the grounds is free but there will be a charge for the demonstration/luncheon.

The event is a partnership of the New Braunfels Conservation Society (which celebrates its 50th anniversary in June), Comal Master Gardener Herb Special Interest Group and Hill County Gardens.

This is Mother’s Day weekend, so shoppers are encouraged to stop by and shop for Mother’s Day gifts.

For more information call (830) 832-9699 or email 1nbcs@att.net. To learn more about the New Braunfels Conservation Society, visit http://www.newbraunfelsconservation.org.

Schlitterbahn Open Weekends

Remember, Schlitterbahn Waterpark & Resort is now open on weekends. Hours of operation are 10a.m. t 7 p.m. on Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays. The regular season begins May 15.

Book Now

Make Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort your home away from home while you enjoy the Herb Fiesta, Schlitterbahn or other attractions in the Texas Hill Country. Call (830) 625-1919 now to reserve your spot at our resort. Keep checking the blog and visit our website for more information about the resort, local attractions, news, events and more.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

 

Family Heritage Festival in New Braunfels April 12-13

Posted on: April 7th, 2014 by admin No Comments

Folkfest parade comes alive in downtown New Braunfels

Folkfest is an annual “Family Heritage Festival” sponsored by the Heritage Society of New Braunfels on the grounds of Heritage Village. This year’s Folkfest is April 12-13.

Folkfest Details

Folkfest features living history re-enactments, pioneer craft demonstrations, free furniture museum tours, children’s activities, musical entertainment and delicious food.

All proceeds benefit Heritage Village and their historic preservation projects. The historic Kindermasken Parade dating back to the founding of New Braunfels is held in conjunction with this event. This children’s costumed walking parade is open to all participants. Click here for a complete schedule of events.

Directions

The Heritage Village
is located at 1370 Church Hill Drive. From Downtown New Braunfels, take Seguin Street east from the Plaza to Business 35. Take a left. Proceed over the bridge past Market Square. At the intersection with Loop 337 (by New Braunfels Smokehouse on your right) take a left. Turn right immediately at the next street, Church Hill Drive.

Reminder

Remember, Schlitterbahn is open during Easter Weekend, April 18-20. The regular season begins May 15.

Book Now

Make Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort your home away from home while you enjoy the Family Heritage Festival, Schlitterbahn or other attractions in the Texas Hill Country. Call (830) 625-1919 now to reserve your spot at our resort. Keep checking the blog and visit our website for more information about the resort, local attractions, news, events and more.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

 

Schlitterbahn Open Over Easter Weekend

Posted on: March 17th, 2014 by admin 1 Comment

Blastenhoff Beach featuring the Master Blaster

Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels will reopen in mid-April for the three-day Easter weekend.

Like during Spring Break, Schlitterbahn’s hours of operation will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 18-20.

Master Blaster

The lone attraction that will be open during this limited engagement is the ever-popular Blastenhoff area. The most awarded and most popular attraction in Schlitterbahn history, the Master Blaster starts at the top of a six-story tower in Blastenhoff. (Two other rides also take off from the same tower.)  Surrounding the “Blast Tower” is the Torrent Wave River, which combines an endless river with a wave pool for unlimited fun.

The unique character of the park has led amusement park fans to vote Schlitterbahn the “World’s Best Waterpark” 16 years in a row!  The Master Blaster uphill water coaster repeatedly has been voted the “World’s Best Waterpark Ride.”

Schlitterbahn wil be open each weekend until its full season opens on May 15.

Click here for a complete 2014 schedule.

Book Now

Make Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort your home away from home while you enjoy Schlitterbahn. Call (830) 625-1919 now to reserve your spot at our resort. Keep checking the blog and visit our website for more information about the resort, local attractions, news, events and more.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is managed by Kastleman & Associates Inc., Austin, Texas, Bryan Kastleman, President.

 

 

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