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Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Opens Soon

Posted on: April 12th, 2013 by admin No Comments

The Hill Country’s leading tourist attraction, Schlitterbahn New Braunfels waterpark, located just a short, 7-minute drive from Hill Country RV Resort & Cottage Rentals, opens Saturday, April 27, for weekend operation.

The flagship waterpark, which opened in 1979 in New Braunfels, features more than 40 family attractions and 164 overnight rooms.  Schlitterbahn New Braunfels waterpark is the most popular summertime waterpark in the United States and has been rated America’s No. 1 waterpark by the Travel Channel.  It has been the top-attended seasonal waterpark in the United States for 14 years, according to Amusement Business rankings.

The waterpark also is ranked as the No. 1 Kid-Friendly destination in the state of Texas. The park is located on the banks of the spring-fed Comal River in New Braunfels, between San Antonio and Austin.

Remember, you can enjoy live German music, entertainment and “Gemutlichkeit” every Friday and Saturday night at Friesenhaus German Restaurant and Bakery located in the heart of New Braunfels. The Phoenix Salon in New Braunfels features live performers each weekend.

Tickets still remain for upcoming performances at Gruene Hall in Gruene, including Delbert McClinton on April 19, Jack Ingram on April 20, Ray Price on May 3 and   Charlie Robison on May 4.

On the third Thursday of each month, The Grapevine in New Braunfels invites visitors to meet the winemakers at their popular tasting room in the Gruene Historic District. The April 18 featured winemaker is Pedernales Cellars.

Each event will be held on The Grapevine’s outside patio and garden and will be uniquely designed around the featured winery and brewery, providing an intimate setting for each representative to share how they craft their wines and make their beers. Complimentary tastings will be offered of the craft beer and three of the wineries’ newest releases, top-selling and hardest to find wines.

Accompanying each monthly event will be food samples, live music and giveaways.

The performer on April 18 is Ryan Waguespack, a classical and Spanish guitar duo.

Call (830) 625-1919 now to reserve your spot at Hill Country RV Resort & Cottage Rentals. Keep checking the blog and visit our website for more information about the resort, local attractions, news, events and more.

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

Spring is in the Air!

Posted on: March 8th, 2013 by admin No Comments

The weather is warming up at the Hill Country RV Resort & Cottage Rentals and so is the action at the resort.

Activities on March 9 include Karaoke night at 6 p.m. and our Movie Night showing “Madagascar 3.” On March 10 and 16, kids and parents can enjoy donuts in the Dale TV Room, and there will be a fun marshmallow roast on the Dale patio on March 13. There will be another movie night on the 16th showing “Puss & Boots,” as well as kids crafts every night from the 9th through the 16th.

The St. Patrick’s Day Party is on March 16, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. All singers, even if you’re not Irish, are welcome to Karaoke starting at 7 p.m. on March 17.

The Blackjacks are in concert on March 23. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. with the music beginning at 6:30 and lasting until 9:30.

If you choose to leave the resort, there is plenty of action nearby too.

The Phoenix Saloon in New Braunfels, the first bar in Texas to serve women, features live performers each weekend. Coming up this month are two acts on March 9, Scott H. Biram and The Beaumonts; on March 15, Lucas Taylor & Old Soul; the Luke Huggins Band on March 16; Sunday Pfunday on March 17 (St. Patrick’s Day) and March 24 with local legend Al Barlow; James Pardo & The Underestimated on March 22; and Mario Flores & The Soda Creek Band on March 23.

Remember, you can enjoy live German music, entertainment and “Gemutlichkeit” every Friday and Saturday night at Friesenhaus German Restaurant and Bakery located in the heart of New Braunfels.

Tickets still remain for some of the March performances at Gruene Hall in Gruene, including Roger Creager’s Texas Fiesta March 15-16, Aaron Watson on March 29, Junior Brown on March 30, the Bacon Brothers on April 5 and Asleep at the Wheel on April 6.

If you’re into history and architecture, then you’ll want to check out the New Braunfels’ Historic Homes Tour on March 16. Tours start at 10 a.m. and continue to 4 p.m. All tours start in the downtown. Proceeds will benefit the New Braunfels Conservation Society.

Gruene Market Days are back and are held the third full weekend of every month from February through November. For more information, visit www.gruenemarketdays.com or call (830) 832-1721.

Also outside our resort, there are plenty of outfitters to float the Guadalupe or Comal rivers, with varying float trips from 2 hours to all day.

Call (830) 625-1919 now to reserve your spot at Hill Country RV Resort & Cottage Rentals. Keep checking the blog and visit our website for more information about the resort, local attractions, news, events and more.

 

 

 

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