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Fun Fall Events Make Hill Country the Place to Stay

Posted on: August 25th, 2014 by admin No Comments

If your fall schedule is looking uneventful, it’s time to start planning the vacation of the year. Come out to New Braunfels for two fun festivals, and stay nearby at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort.

Gruene Music and Wine Festival

Screen Shot 2014-08-25 at 9.41.55 AMCome out for the Gruene Music and Wine Festival in the Gruene Historic District Oct. 9 – 12, 2014 for tastings from over 40 wine and food producers, food trucks, specialty beer tastings, barbeque and live music! You don’t want to miss this Texas-sized event.

The event kicks off Thursday Oct. 9 with “That’s Right – It’s Not From Texas,” a wine tasting of 30 German and New World wines, and features fun events every night, with plenty of live music. Visit the Web site for more information.

Wurstfest

Celebrate German culture in New Braunfels at Wurstfest Nov. 7 – 16, 2014 and enjoy food, music, dancing, carnival rides, games, and beer! Wurstfest is located at 120 Landa St in New Braunfels, TX. Don’t miss this rich cultural experience, filled with great beer, great food and great fun! For more information, visit the Wurstfest Web site.

Relax at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort

Book your fall vacation now at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. We offer beautiful cottages and a large selection of RV sites, which are a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel near the Austin area. New Braunfels is a hot spot for entertainment and live music, and is the home to the world-renown Schlitterbahn Water Park. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our Web site to book your visit.

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

Finalize Your Plans for Labor Day

Posted on: August 18th, 2014 by admin No Comments

Labor Day weekend is approaching and time is running out to make your vacation plans. Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort and catch Jared Blake and Rare Dog Band perform live.

Screen Shot 2014-08-18 at 1.30.30 PMStay with us for Labor Day weekend, Aug. 29–31 and hear Rare Dog Band perform Saturday night, Aug. 30 and Jared Blake on Sunday night, Aug. 31.

Rare Dog Band offers a variety of music from blues, to rock to country, so there’s something for everyone.

Jared Blake is nationally recognized from The Voice, where he took the stage on Blake Shelton’s team and rose to stardom as a country artist.

Don’t miss these great concerts!

Book Now for Labor Day

Book your Labor Day vacation at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort now, as spots are filling up quickly. We offer beautiful cottages and a large selection of RV sites, which are a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. 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.

 

Plan to Visit the Six Historical Museums in New Braunfels in the Month of May

Posted on: May 5th, 2014 by admin No Comments

May is National Historic Preservation Month. To help promote historical preservation, the six historical museums in New Braunfels offer free admissions on Saturday, May 17, between noon and 4 p.m.

Take time to celebrate the value of historic preservation and the many benefits it provides to the community by visiting New Braunfels’ historic museums.

Historical Museums in New Braunfels

The six participating museums are:

1. Lindheimer Museum, 491 Comal Ave.

2. Fire Station Museum, 169 S. Hill Ave.

3. Railroad Museum, 302 W. San Antonio St.

4. Buckhorn Barber Museum, 521 W. San Antonio St.

5. Sophienburg Museum, 401 W. Coll St.

6. Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture, 1370 Church Hill Drive.

See more at: http://innewbraunfels.com/event/historic-museum-day/#sthash.paAvswUH.dpuf.

Book Now

Make Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort your home away from home while you enjoy the historical museums of New Braunfels. 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.

 

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