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

Fall in New Braunfels!

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We all know there are many reasons to visit New Braunfels in the Summer, but you will not be disappointed if you stick around for the fall festivities!

The Comal County Fair is September 23rd – 27th. Activities include live music, a BBQ cook off, rodeo, carnival and more!  The Comal County Fair Parade is an amazing site to see as the entire county comes together in downtown New Braunfels at 10 am on Friday, September 25th. This year, support the Comal County Fair Scholarship Fund by joining local merchants for a FREE breakfast in the Farmer’s Market lot (with a cash donation). It’s all for a great cause and you can snag the best spots to watch the parade floats go by!

The 29th Annual Gruene Wine and Music Festival is October 8th-11th. Four exciting days with four distinct events! A wonderful collaboration of tasting wine with live music from local musicians. Thursday evening enjoy the Marshall Tucker Band at the Grapevine garden, rock out on Friday with Pat Green at the Gruene Hall, then spend Saturday with Aaron Neville and Sunday features all the wine plus specialty beer tastings!

Finally, November holds something very special for NB. Join us for our annual 10 day salute to sausage! Wurstfest arrives November 6th-15th. Nights filled with live music, amazing food, and of course – beers all around! From sauerkraut to the infamous Wurst-ka-bobs, bring out your inner German and help celebrate New Braunfels’ heritage.

Summer may be coming to an end, but the fun doesn’t have to end in New Braunfels. If you’re planning to attend these fun Fall events and need accommodations check out Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort located at 131 Rueckle Road!

Sep 16

A Festival for Wine and Music Lovers

Fall is the season for food, family and fun! Come out for the Gruene Music and Wine Festival in New Braunfels. Enjoy an exciting vacation at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort as you escape for the weekend, the week or the month!

winefestThe Gruene Music and Wine Festival is a four-day event taking place October 8 – 11, 2015 in the Gruene Historic District. Start your weekend early at the Grapevine Garden on October 8 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. You’ll receive three wine-tasting tickets with your admission, which is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Acoustic Jungle will perform live. Then venture over to Gruene Hall at 8 p.m. for the Marshall Tucker Band.

Friday is festive at Gruene Hall with a dinner, meet ‘n’ greet with Pat Green, silent auction, wine tasting and guitar auction. Saturday features fun at the Grapevine from 12 – 6 p.m. with live music on two stages, handmade wine accessories and gifts, and the best foods in Texas. There will be over 100 Texas wines, so you don’t want to miss it! Then relax on Sunday with the Texas-Style Musicfest. The day’s events include a Gospel brunch, specialty beer tasting and live performances by William Clark Green, Midnight River Choir, Jamie Lin Wilson and more!

Purchase your wristbands in advance to save time and money. Then come home to Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort and take the break you deserve.

Stay With Us

Wine and dine, then kick back 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

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.

Jun 29

Celebrate Independence Day In New Braunfels

It’s not too late to plan your Fourth of July Vacation. You’ll have a blast in New Braunfels wishing America a happy birthday. We still have a few vacancies at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort, so grab a site before it’s gone!

JulyFourthThere’s a lot to love about New Braunfels in July. Cool off at Schlitterbahn Water Park where you can spend all day soaking up the sun and speeding down slides. Or relax in the Kristal River and work on your tan.Amusement Today voted Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels the World’s Best Waterpark, so come out and see why!

If you’re ready for a grand ole parade, come out to Downtown New Braunfels and catch the 2015 Old Time 4th of July Patriotic Parade and Program at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, July 4. The parade is fun for the whole family and everyone is welcome to walk or ride. You just have to have a patriotic theme and apply, which you can do here.

End the day with a blast as you enjoy a FREE red, white and blue fireworks show from HEB on the Fourth of July. Start the evening with a free concert by the Groove Hounds at 6:30 p.m. on the Landa Park Dance Slab. Then, grab a blanket or lawn chair and relax under the stars. Fireworks start at 9:15 p.m. and will put you in a patriotic spirit.

So sing the Star-Spangled Banner under the beautiful Texas sky, which shines bright in the Texas Hill Country. Call Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort today to reserve one of our remaining Fourth of July weekend vacancies. We’ll see you soon!

Celebrate With Us

Celebrate the Fourth of July 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 summer vacation.

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

 

Jun 08

Your Kids Can Make a Masterpiece this Summer

School’s out for summer! Celebrate with your kiddos by taking a vacation to New Braunfels, where they can still learn while having a ton of fun. Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort this season.

zebraCome out to Summer Art Camp at Casa de Linda Art Studio in New Braunfels. The studio is offering a variety of classes from June – August for children ages 5 – 9 and 8 – 13. The studio is located in the New Braunfels Art League Gallery, upstairs. Highly qualified teachers will teach your children the basics of portraits, drawing, painting, jewelry making, mosaics and more.

Choose between morning classes from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. for kids ages 5 – 9, and take the older kiddos to afternoon classes from 1 – 3 p.m. for ages 8 – 13. Classes include fun projects like “Zychedlic Zebra,” pet portraits, cartooning, “My Unicorn Friend” and more. To register for classes, visit their website.

You can also check out the current show for the month of June at the New Braunfels Art League, “Art in the Hills.” This show features Hill Country Art League members from Boerne, Canyon Lake, Seguin, New Braunfels and Wimberley. Appreciate the artistic side of the Texas Hill Country, and encourage your children to unleash their creativity. Then come home to Hill Country RV Resort and relax for the summer.balloon

Stay With Us

Kick off summer the right way 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.