Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
1254 FM 1101
New Braunfels, TX 78130
Phone: (830) 625-2230
Fax: (830) 625-2670
Camp Comal Park is a beautiful located at New Braunfels. The park measures up to 44.4 acres (17.97 hectares) and is mostly visited by those who indulge most often in recreational sports. Within the park, there is a baseball field where you can practice your game with your group. There are some tables and benches in the park compound as well, where you can settle in for a picnic on a peaceful afternoon.
Established in the year 1938, the New Braunfels Public Library is located in the downtown area of town. Today the library is stocked with a wide selection of books for adults and children, educational games and more. The library often organizes book clubs and writing groups along with many other programs.
Situated on the banks of the Comal river, the Prince Solms Park makes for the perfect spot for numerous outdoor activities such as fishing, scuba diving, tubing etc. The park witnesses both locals and tourists enjoying a pleasant time here, probably even with a barbecue arrangement. Here, tubes are available for rent and you can happily over the river on them. There are adequate benches and picnic tables on which you can accommodate yourself with your family. The 19-acre (7.69 hectares) park also consists of baseball and tennis courts.
This is a small local museum that gives more insight into how New Braunfels was founded and the history of Prince Carls and his troop. You can complete roaming around at the museum within an hour. Explore more about the cultural facets of the city through various artifacts and interesting exhibits. The staff here is well-informed and friendly. The museum also has its own shop called The Sophie Shop, from where you can purchase authentic souvenirs and other unique objects.
Located near Satterfield Road, Lake Dunlap is a beautiful lake that is frequented by the locals of New Braunfels. Here you can find plenty of different species of fishes and hence this lake is usually visited by many for fishing on some particularly beautiful mornings. You can take some time out on a mundane evening and come here for a pleasant family outing. There is also a boat ramp near the lake and thus this place witnesses a lot of people coming for some peaceful boating time.
Comal River is the shortest river in Texas which can be navigated by boat. It was once used by German settlers for powering cotton gins and watermills. Today the river is the site for many recreational activities like tubing, scuba diving and boating.
Landa Park has something for everyone. Covering a 51-acre (20.64 hectares) area, the park is replete with beautiful trees all around and also features the Landa Park Lake. Drop by on a beautiful morning and you can see the locals taking a peaceful stroll on the walking trail. The park has some picnic spots under the huge trees in its compound where you can settle in and enjoy a serene meal. The park is filled with ample amount of benches, some bridges and fountains as well. It even has an area dedicated only for the kids.
This park is a space that has been specifically designed to suit skaters of all types. It is the only park in the city which encourages people to wear their wheels, come here and practice their skills more. The space has been maintained in a way that it is perfectly suitable for the sport. There are no charges for entry to this park.
Head to the Bandit Golf Course for a delightful golf game. Situated near Lake McQueeney, this club takes pride in their charming golf course laden with huge trees. The club also consists of banquets halls that are available for rent for your events. For those who wish to learn golf or get better at their game, training is also available at the club.
Opened in 1967, Animal World and Snake Farm is an iconic tourist attraction in New Braunfels. The center has several reptile exhibits including a snake pit with a heart-rate monitor placed beside it.
Located in a quaint corner of New Braunfels, Santa’s Ranch is a huge green expanse that serves as an ideal location for a fun day-out with your family. Here, you get to see nearly 1.5 million Christmas lights along a stretch of one mile. What's more, the tranquil environs of the ranch assure unforgettable moments and a peaceful time for nature lovers. Santa's Ranch also plays host to a few local events at times. Call ahead to know more.
Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch offers a unique safari experience, minus the trip to Africa. It features a petting zoo and a nursery, but is highlighted by the drive-through sanctuary. Park guests can purchase animal food to take with them on their journey through the park. Ever wondered what it is like to have a camel slobber all over your windows? Camels, along with 65 other animal species from six continents, roam freely throughout the park. The less timid animals will approach visitors and, if allowed, will stick their heads inside the vehicles and eat whatever they can find. Visitors can also encounter the endangered addax antelope, in addition to zebras, llamas, ostriches, giraffes and lemurs, among many other animals.