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Comal River
Float the Guadalupe or Comal rivers in New Braunfels. Courtesy photo
Krause's Cafe New Braunfels
Get your fix of German fare at Krause's Biergarten & Cafe. Krause's Cafe/Facebook
Schlitterbahn water park New Braunfels tubing 2015
Schlitterbahn Water Park has plenty of rides, floats, and pools. Schlitterbahn New Braunfels/Facebook
2tarts new braunfels
Treat yourself at 2tarts Bakery. 2tarts/Facebook