Dec 28

Home for the Holidays – and All Winter Long!

Set down that snow shovel – you won’t need it in beautiful New Braunfels! Say goodbye to the winter blues and hello to the adventure of a lifetime. Come relax at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort all winter.

Located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, New Braunfels is the perfect destination for Winter Texans and Snowbirds. The vibrant, small-town charm of New Braunfels is paired with a calendar full of exciting events all year long. You don’t have to hibernate this winter. Step out and listen to free live music, sip on delicious local wine, and take a swing at your best golf game yet.

cottageNestled near San Antonio and Austin, New Braunfels offers close access to major attractions like the Capitol of Texas, the River Walk, Gruene Historic District, theme parks and more! Experience Texas like never before, with delicious cuisine and boot-tapping local music.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort offers cozy cottages that will keep you warm this winter. We have over 100 cottages throughout our 32-acre resort, and each sleeps 2 – 8 people. Enjoy luxuries like a flat-screen TV, a DVD player, an attached deck or a patio with chairs and a barbeque grill.

Our RV sites include free Wi-Fi, cable TV and water. We have over 250 RV sites with electricity included. Our affordable monthly rates make it easy to stay as long as you’d like to enjoy our beautiful, mild winter weather.

So shake off those winter blues and come to the beautiful New Braunfels. Check out our calendar for exciting January events. Call us today at 830-625-1919 or stop by our website to book your reservation. We’ll see you soon!

Dec 09

Have a Jolly Christmas with Live Music

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year in New Braunfels. With festivals, great holiday eats and live music, the city really comes to life. Get into the Christmas spirit, and stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort this season!

tromboneGruene Hall has another impressive lineup for December. Come out on Friday, December 18 for Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue. Trombone shorty has been playing with brass bands since his teen years, and toured with Lenny Kravitz. Now he has his own ensemble, and his debut album was nominated for a Grammy. You’ll love the funk and jazz elements of his music! Doors open at 7 p.m., and tickets are $35.

The Casey Donahew Band returns to Gruene Hall on Saturday, December 19. The Texas country star draws in fans from all over the country. His onstage energy will fire you up, and you’re going to have a blast rocking out with him. Doors open at 8 p.m., and tickets are $25.

Then, get festive on December 22 at 8:30 p.m. with the 5th Annual Two Ton Tuesday Christmas Show. You’ll love this blend of rock, country and jolly Christmas songs. You can purchase their Christmas album, “Tangled in Tinsel,” at the show. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and there’s just a $5 cover for this rock-a-billy show.band

Make sure you grab tickets in advance at Gruene Hall’s website. When you’re in town, stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort!

Celebrate With Us

Enjoy the holidays at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort! We offer beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

 

 

Nov 13

Start Your Christmas Shopping — on Vacation!

Ready to start your Christmas shopping a bit early? We understand. If you’ve been scouring for deals and unique gift ideas, why not come out to the Christmas Market in New Braunfels and make a vacation out of it? Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort to relax before the busy season.

treeWeihnachtsmarkt is an annual shopping extravaganza at the New Braunfels Civic Center, and you don’t want to miss it! The German-style Christmas Market is open November 20 – 22, 2015. Browse through a huge variety of festive Christmas decorations to spruce up your RV or home. Then check names off your shopping list as you pick up unique items you can’t find anywhere else.

From retail merchants to artisans, authors and antique dealers, the event will be packed with talent and quality merchandise. If you want to add some cheer to the week, drop by Santa’s Workshop on November 21 from 8:30 – 10 a.m. The kiddos will enjoy breakfast and exclusive photos with Santa. Just make sure you reserve your seat. Tickets are just $10 per child!

Then give yourself the best gift of all — time to relax and enjoy friends and family. Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is the perfect end-of-fall and winter destination. Escape the winter blues with mild temperatures and excellent local events and attractions.

Stay With Us

Celebrate the holidays, and all the excitement beforehand, at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort in New Braunfels. We offer beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

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

Oct 26

Fun Family Vacation? Hop On Board!

If you love trains, you’re going to love what New Braunfels has in store next weekend. Come out to Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort for Halloween, and celebrate fall with fantastic food, entertainment, and of course… trains!

trainThe 7th Annual Fall Train Show is taking place Saturday, October 31 –Sunday, November 1, 2015. Head over to the New Braunfels Civic Center and let the kids be a Junior Engineer in a layout designed just for them. There will be an entire exhibit of awesome Lego trains, then you can see the real deal with several model traveling railroad displays.

You can buy, sell or swap with the vendor booths and find some unique treasures. There will be hourly prize drawings, too, so you might be the lucky winner. The New Braunfels Railroad museum store will have all the train gear your family wants, and you’ll receive a free ticket to the Landa Park Miniature Train for all children 5 and under.

So chooooooose to have a blast next weekend, then kick up your feet at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort! Call us today to book your vacation.

Stay With Us

Spend Halloween weekend at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort in New Braunfels. We offer beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

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

Oct 13

Wurstfest Kicks off Next Month in New Braunfels

It’s that time of year again — time to celebrate German culture with a weeklong extravaganza! Wurstfest is kicking off in New Braunfels next month, and you can stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort to save on lodging.

wurstfest1Get ready for Wurstfest, November 6 – 15, 2015. Come out for live music from the Comal Country Band, singer and accordionist S-Bahn, Mark Halata and Texavia, and many more acts. Show off your muscles at Masskrugstemmen, a beer-stein-holding contest to see who can hold a full one-liter stein of beer the longest. It’s about five pounds on your outstretched arm, and it’s not as easy as it looks!

Munch on delicious delicacies at Stelzenplatz, or swing by the food wurstfest2trucks for a unique treat. Choose from over 30 craft beers from small Texas breweries at the Biergarten and relax with friends at the picnic tables as you listen to performances on the music stage. If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, jump on a midway ride and spin to your heart’s content!

The Market is a unique experience featuring around 20 vendor booths. Get your Bavarian merchandise, unique packaged food, clothing and more. Wurstfest is even bigger and better this year, so don’t miss it! Call Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort today to book your vacation.

Say Cheers With Us

Kick back and relax at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort this fall. We offer beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

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

Oct 05

It’s Time to Wine, Dine and Dance!

Don’t forget! The Gruene Music and Wine Festival is coming up in just a week, so take a trip to New Braunfels and celebrate October. Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort this month and enjoy the wonderful sights, sounds and tastes of fall!

MusicFestThe 29th Annual Gruene Music and Wine Festival is October 8 – 11, 2015. Four days of music, food and wine are coming your way! Head over to Gruene Hall on Thursday for the Marshall Tucker Band, then come back on Friday to meet Pat Green and taste wines from Fiesta Winery and Brennan Vineyards.

Saturday features performances all day from artists like Aaron Neville, Grouchy Like Riley, Clay McClinton Band and more. Make Sunday special with a beer tasting on the Grapevine Grounds from 1 – 6 p.m. You can get a wristband and taste a selection of over 80 beers. Make sure to grab tickets beforehand. The event will feature live music and delicious food. It’s what the Hill Country does best!

Kick back at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort for the festival and save on lodging. Enjoy the peace and beauty of New Braunfels while still having close access to restaurants and attractions.

Stay With Us

Enjoy fall at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort this fall. We offer beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

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

 

Sep 21

Kick-Start October with a Sweet Lineup at Gruene Hall

Fall in love with live music in New Braunfels, and kick up your feet on vacation. Take a break from your busy schedule and stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort.

marshall tuckerGruene Hall has a thrilling lineup for the end of September and beginning of October. Make the transition seamless with some sweet musical performances. It starts off on Thursday, September 24 at 8 p.m. with Cooder-White-Skaggs. Ry Cooder specializes in blues, Tex-Mex and Cuban bolero, and he’s the winner of six Grammy awards. This concert is limited seating, so buy tickets in advance.

Aaron Watson takes the stage on October 2 at 8 p.m. Watson started out singing classic country hits in church, and now he is famous for mixing songs in an unforgettable way. Come back for the Marshall Tucker Band on October 8 at 8 p.m. This band is famous for hits like “Take the Highway,” “Heard it in a Love Song” and more. They have developed a long-standing reputation since they began in the 70s, and bring in new, young fans today.

Many of the Gruene Music and Wine Fest concerts will be hosted at Gruene Hall, so stop by their websiteto get the details. Call Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort today to plan your stay, and celebrate fall!

Stay With Us

Relax at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort this fall. We offer beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

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

Sep 16

Become a Wine Expert at Dry Comal Creek

The Texas Hill Country is famous for beautiful scenery, great weather, live music and delicious wine! Come out and become a wine connoisseur in New Braunfels. Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort.

Winery UWine U is a series of classes that will help wine lovers hone their wine-tasting skills. The classes take place at Dry Comal Creek Vineyards and Winery. The class on September 12 is about Sensory Evaluation, and it starts at 10:30 a.m. and lasts until 12:30 p.m. Master your senses as you observe wine appearance and texture. You’ll learn how to identify aromas and flavors, while enhancing your knowledge of the winemaking process. The class implements classic winetasting techniques to encourage wine appreciation.

When you register for Winery U, you’ll receive a handout and a presentation on wine tasting. Classes cost just $30 per person, or you can register for four classes for $25 a person, per class. If you’re looking for upcoming classes, come out on October 10 for Texas Wines, November 21 for Thanksgiving Food and Wine Pairing and December 12 for People’s Choice.

Kick back at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort as the season changes, and take the vacation you deserve. Call us today to reserve your stay. We’ll see you soon!

Stay With Us

Relax for the end of summer at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. We offer beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

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

Sep 16

Explore the Animal Kingdom, Right Here in New Braunfels

Have a wild time in New Braunfels this Labor Day. If you’re still solidifying your plans, consider a trip to Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo! This family-friendly attraction will be fun for everyone. Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort and kick back this Labor Day weekend.

SnakeAnimal World and Snake Farm Zoo is a must-see attraction for animal lovers. This unique attraction houses over 500 animals, and you’ll get to see them closer than ever before. Whether your favorite exhibit is the monkeys, alligators, birds, wildcats or hoof stock, you’ll get to see them all! The Snake Farm is the reptile kingdom, full of slithering surprises! Stop by for the alligator/crocodile feedings and snake handling for a thrilling show.

Come out on Labor Day, September 7, 2015, and join in on the shows that will be offered all day. Meet the baby mountain lions at 10 a.m., the otters at 10:30 a.m., and the King of the Jungle at 1:30 p.m. From Monkey Madness to the Snake Farm and Outrageous Outback, you’ll feel like you’ve traveled the world, all in one day. To view the event calendar and ticket pricing, visit Animal World’s website.Wolf

Call us today to book your Labor Day vacation before spots fill! We’ll see you soon.

Stay With Us

Explore the Wild Kingdom this Labor Day weekend at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. We offer beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

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

Jul 20

New Braunfels Rivers Open for Tubing

The sun is shining bright, so grab your friends and family and head out to New Braunfels this month, where you can enjoy tubing, live music, local eateries and the best summer vacation! Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort and kick up your boots!

Screen Shot 2015-07-16 at 9.25.12 PMBoth rivers are open for tubing in New Braunfels, so come out to the Texas Hill Country and take a relaxing float on the Comal or Guadalupe River. Tubing draws in visitors from all around the state, and it’s a great way to soak up some vitamin D.

Check out Texas Tubes in New Braunfels, where you can have a great time on the 72-degree clear Comal River. If you’re daring, steal away into a tube chute — a part where the water diverts into a channel. Otherwise, the river ride is calm and relaxing. Texas Tubes rents out tubes and ice chests to carry your favorite beverages. Their shuttle will take you from where you get out back to the entrance.

If you’re ready to jump into the Guadalupe River, check out Rockin’ R, where you can rent a tube, raft, SUP or party barge. Don’t worry about transportation. Their bus will take you from where you get out at the end of your tubing ride back to the entrance. Their rentals are available at six locations in New Braunfels, so visit their website to find a location near you.

tubingRemember to wear plenty of sunscreen and keep yourself hydrated. When you’ve had a full day of summer fun, you can come home to Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort and relax in one of our spacious RV sites or cozy cottages.

Stay With Us

Celebrate summer at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. We offer beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your vacation.

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