The best part about heading to the city of New Braunfels during your much-anticipated Memorial Day weekend is that all of the fun recreational activities are open in May! Whether you want to go tubing in New Braunfels, Texas, hit the wineries, or spend your time at the Schlitterbahn waterpark with your familythere’s much to enjoy. Have some much-needed relaxation time under the sun, in the water, or just by grilling out with your family back at your rental. When you’re looking for fun activities and things to do in New Braunfels, Texas, this May, we’ve taken the time to compile a list of 20 for your convenience (listed below)! 

  1. Go fishing on the Comal River
  2. Watch a live show at Brauntex Performing Arts Center or Sylver Spoon Dinner Theater
  3. Hit a quick nine in the city of New Braunfels at one of the public courses such as Landa Park Golf Course or Bandit Golf Course
  4. Catch live entertainment in Gruene Historic District with dancing to boot 
  5. Try an authentic Texas Hill Country wine from one of the many Hill Country wineries
  6. Step back in time at the candy counter in the Gruene General Store
  7. Go tubing in New Braunfels, Texas, on the Guadalupe or Comal River
  8. Challenge your friends to a giant Jenga game on the patio at The Pour Haus
  9. Check out the historic Founders’ Oaktree in Landa Park
  10. Spend the entire day at Schlitterbahn waterpark
  11. On a hot Texas Hill Country evening, grab a new ice cream flavor like pumpkin candied-pecan at the Tipsy Cow Ice Cream Shop
  12. Relive your high school days on romantic getaways in Texas with an evening at the Stars and Stripes Drive-In Movie Theater
  13. Head to the Faust Brewing Company to try a Texas brew
  14. Grill burgers and hotdogs back at your vacation rental or condo
  15. Walkthrough the Gruene Market Days which happens every third weekend in the Gruene Historic District
  16. Try a new water sport like river rafting or a standup paddleboard adventure with Rockin’ R
  17. Hunt for hidden treasures in the nooks and crannies at Gruene Antique Company
  18. Order up a plate of Bavarian food from Alpine Haus Restaurant
  19. Pair a cupcake of the day with an Ethiopian coffee from 2tarts Bakery
  20. Cook a meal with your family at your New Braunfels rental 

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No matter what you decide to do during your Memorial Day weekend getaway, the most important thing you do is RELAX with your loved ones. After all, that’s what vacations are all about when staying with River City Resorts. With so many fun things to do in New Braunfels, what are you waiting for? It’s never too early to start planning your family vacations to the Texas Hill Country. We feature homes and condos with many different amenities, whether you’d like pool access or want to spend the entire weekend around the grill. Check out the amenities on each property on our accommodations page before booking your stay. If you have any questions at all during the booking process, please contact 1-830-626-2196.