Jan 23

Splash into Spring and Summer Fun

Splash into Spring and Summer Fun

Missing the warmer weather? It’s not too early to plan your spring and summer vacations. New Braunfels is home to the world-renowned Schlitterbahn Water Park. Nearby Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is the perfect place to rest your legs after walking through the park. Our beautiful cottages and spacious RV sites are packed with amenities to keep you cozy.

Screen Shot 2015-01-23 at 8.48.07 AMSchlitterbahn Water Park spans over 70 acres and is filled with family fun. Come out for a thrilling adventure or a relaxing day. There are attractions for every personality – for those who love adrenaline rushes and those who want to let their troubles float away.

Come see if you’re bold enough to take a ride on the Black Knight – an enclosed water slide that’s full of eerie darkness. Or take a float on the Kristal River – an endless float around the Surfenburg area. With Kiddie Coast, Kinderhaven, Polywog Pond Kiddie Park and several activity pools, Schlitterbahn is the perfect destination for the whole family.

The fun starts on March 7 – 22, 2015 when the park will be open from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. for Blast and Save Days. To view a complete calendar, visit the Schlitterbahn website. Once you’ve had all the splish-splashing you can handle, come relax at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort!

Stay With Us

Stay cool this spring and summer at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. Our beautiful cottages and RV sites are a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. New Braunfels is a hot spot for entertainment, live music and excellent restaurants. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your visit.

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

Nov 11

Wurstfest – Sprechen Sie Fun!

Wurstfest is a unique celebration rich in German culture and full of Texas fun located in beautiful New Braunfels, Texas! Enjoy good fun, food, special events and the finest in Alpine and Bavarian Style Entertainment. Wurstfest starts Friday November 7th and runs until Sunday, November 16th.

Wurstfest is a non-profit corporation designed to promote local commerce especially through tourism and preserve the community’s German heritage. It provides a vehicle for local civic organizations to raise large amounts of money for a wide variety of community projects. Wurstfest is a special event that visitors can attend and enjoy themselves and leave gratified knowing that their expenditures will go towards worthwhile projects.wurstfest-logo

New things to look out for this year at Wurstfest include their newly added StelzenplatzMasskrugstemmen, andCraft Beers! As Wurstfest grows in popularity every year expansion was inevitable; so this year just below Stelzenhaus Hall you will now find Stelzenplatz which includes Comal River views, a market, and a craft beer garden. Speaking of craft beer garden this is the first year ever that Texas craft brews will be available including local favorites New Braunfels Brewing Company and Guadalupe Brewing Company. In the Masskrugstemmen Contest, the strongest last the longest. This “beer-stein holding” contest is a traditional Bavarian endurance contest during which contestants must hold a one-liter stein of beer in one outstretched arm for as long as possible. A filled stein weighs roughly five pounds and you must keep it parallel to the ground at all times. If you spill one drop you will be disqualified. Do you have what it takes? Also, don’t forget about the convenient and safe Wurst Wagen!

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is conveniently located in New Braunfels! Book your stay with them and enjoy everything Wurstfest have to offer! Prost!

Oct 28

Wurstfest Kicks off in November

Celebrate German culture in Texas this November, and stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort in New Braunfels for the vacation of the year.

Screen shot 2014-10-17 at 1.02.23 PMWurstfest will take place on November 7 – 16, 2014, and you don’t want to miss it! Come out for a rich celebration of German culture near the scenic Comal River in New Braunfels. The event offers plenty of fun and the assurance of a good time with music, dancing, carnival rides, games and special events.

If you’re a beer enthusiast, you’re in luck. You’ll get to try the best German, Texan and domestic beers and “cheers” to your friends and family. And what better to go with beer than the best sausage around? Entertainment includes the Alex Meixner Band, Spitze!, Die Bayrische 7, The Klaberheads, S-Bahn, Seven Dutchmen Orchestra, The Europa Band and more. So put on your dancing boots and show us your moves!

For a full schedule and more information, visit the Wurstfest website.

Enjoy Fall at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort

Book your October vacation now at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. We offer beautiful cottages and a large selection of RV sites, which are a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. New Braunfels is a hot spot for entertainment and live music, and is the home to the world-renown Schlitterbahn Water Park. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your visit.

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

Oct 24

Get Your Thrill Before October Ends

October is coming to a close, but that shouldn’t put a cap on your fun. Come out to New Braunfels, Texas for the truly scary Fall Festival, and stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort for a thrilling fall vacation.

Hill Country - HauntedEvery weekend in October, the Fall Festival will take place at Rockin’ R River Rides. Come out from 5 – 11 p.m. on Fri-Sat or 5 – 10 p.m. on Sunday for some spooktacular fun. Get your chills and thrills in the haunted house, or get tangled up in the corn and hay maze. Hayrides will keep you comfortable as you take a tour, and will set you in the fall spirit.

Wristbands are available for purchase for only $20, so you can do all three! The Haunted House is not recommended for children under 13, and children are only permitted with an adult. This is a truly scary event, so come get your Halloween thrill before it’s too late! For more information, visit the Rockin’ R River Rides website.

Have a Scary Good Time at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort

Book your fall vacation now at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. We offer beautiful cottages and a large selection of RV sites, which are a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. New Braunfels is a hot spot for entertainment and live music, and is the home to the world-renown Schlitterbahn Water Park. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your visit.

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

Oct 16

Get In Gear: Formula 1 Races Come to Austin

The 2014 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix is just around the corner on October 31st – November 2nd. The Formula 1 Grand Prix is the only stop in the United States and last year had an attendance of over 250,000 guests. With so many guests coming from all around the country, all hotels within a 2 hour radius are already full to capacity. Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort sits right off Interstate 35 and is only about 45 minutes from Austin. We offer cozy cottages and RV sites, which are a great alternative to a hotel room. Our location makes day trips to Austin a breeze and we are still taking reservations for race weekend.

Formula 1 is one of the most watched motorsports in the world with 19 races in 19 countries. This race is held at the state-of-the-art Circuit of the Americas track. Situated on a 1,000 acre site in southeast Austin, this prestigious 3.4 mile circuit track has a fan capacity of 120,000 and scenic views of downtown. Other events at the Grand Prix include a Ferrari Challenge, Ferrari Racing Cup, Mobil 1 Supercup and a pre-race parade.

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort’s modern cabins sleep up to 8 people and come fully furnished. We also have over 250 RV sites on 320 acres which include WiFi, Cable TV, and water hook ups. After the race come take a dip in our brand new pool, check out the new Great Lodge and game room, or stay a couple extra nights and see what New Braunfels has to offer. For example; shop for antiques in Historic Gruene, take a float on the Comal or Guadalupe River, catch some live music in our charming down town or visit Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Visit hillcountryrvresortnb.com/ or call 830-625-1919 today to make your reservation!

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Oct 16

Rev Up for Formula One Racing

October is here, which means it’s time to get in gear for the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix in Austin, TX. Stay nearby at Hill Country Cottage and RV resort for a fun, fall getaway.

Hill Country - Formula 1The 2014 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix will take place from Oct. 31 – Nov. 2 in Austin at the Circuit of the Americas. Get geared up for some exciting, innovative motorsport action. Over 250,000 guests filled the Circuit of the Americas last year, making it one of the highest-attended F1 Grand Prix races of the year. Bigger is better in Texas, and our Formula 1 races are no exception!

Other events include a Ferrari Challenge, Ferrari Racing Cup, Mobil 1 Supercup and a pre-race parade. Visit the Grand Prix website for schedule and ticket information.

Race Over to Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort

Book your October vacation now at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. We offer beautiful cottages and a large selection of RV sites, which are a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel near the Austin area. New Braunfels is a hot spot for entertainment and live music, and is the home to the world-renown Schlitterbahn Water Park. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your visit.

Sep 15

Coming Soon: Gruene Music and Wine Fest

The 28th Annual Gruene Music and Wine Fest is just around the corner on October 9th – 12th and is brought to you by Gruene Hall, 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels, and other sponsors including the Hospitality and Visitor’s Association (HAVA). It is comprised of 4 distinct events over 4 days and is a favorite festival among New Braunfels locals and visitors alike!

The festival kicks off on Thursday October 9th with a “Not From Texas” experience. There will be wine tasting from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at The Grapevine garden featuring 30 German and New World Wines; and live music from Acoustic Jungle! There will also be “Not From Texas” door prizes featuring wine and vacation packages to Savanna, Orlando, and Kansas City. This event will be emceed by Tiffany Gruene Music and Wine FestMayne from 92.1 Radio New Braunfels and then you won’t want to miss Uncle Lucius performing at Gruene Hall at 8pm.

The festival continues on Friday October 10th with “Rockin’ Texas Wine and Food” from 5:30 – 8:30 pm at Gruene Hall. There will be a private show and meet/greet with Robert Earl Keen, catered dinner by Gristmill River Restaurant, silent auction, wine tastings, and of course the Great Guitar Action! Finally, top off the night with Robert Earl Keen in concert at Gruene Hall at 9 pm.

On Saturday October 11th there will be “Texas Tasting and Tunes” with live music from 12 pm – 5 pm on two stages: The Grapevine garden and Gruene Hall. There will be 30+ Texas wineries featured, local food tastings, food trucks on site and craft vendors. Also, don’t miss Cory Morrow at 9 pm in Gruene Hall!

Sunday October 12th will be a “Texas-Style Musicfest” starting with a Gospel Brunch at Gruene Hall from 10:30 am – 12 pm catered by The Gristmill River Restaurant. Then from 1 pm – 6 pm the “Brew-N-Que” will take place at the Grapevine garden featuring live music, beer and wine tastings, barbecue, food trucks, and a handmade gift market. Finally, join us at Gruene Hall from 1 pm – 10 pm for 8 hours straight of live Texas music including Jason Boland, Midnight River Choir, Seth James Band, and more!

To purchase your tickets or for  more information head over to www.gruenemusicandwinefest.org!

 

Sep 08

September is the Month for Live Music

The September lineup at Phoenix Saloon is impressive – all the more reason to come out to New Braunfels and make a vacation out of your visit. Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort, and relax as summer fades into fall.

Screen shot 2014-09-06 at 6.47.07 PMDon’t miss stars like county-versed troubadour Aaron McDonnell, performing Sep. 10 and 24 from 8 – 10 p.m. The cost for these concerts is FREE! So come early and grab a good spot as McDonnell serenades you with a deft and emotive style.

If you feel like dancing, come out on Sep. 13 at 9 p.m. for a rockabilly dance party special hosted by The Georges. There’s no cover for this concert, so grab your friends and get ready for fun.

Multitalented Hill Country song man Jesse Stratton plays guitar, saxophone and harmonica, and you can hear him perform on Sep. 17 from 8 – 10 p.m. Admission is also free!

September Lineup:

9/5 – 8 Ball Aitken

9/6 – Blue Water Highway Band + The Merles

9/10 and 9/24 – Aaron McDonnell

9/12 – Slim Bawb & The Fabulous Stumpgrinders

9/13 – The Georges

9/17 – Jesse Stratton

9/19 – Friday Night Fever! With the Nightowls

9/20 – Matt Begley & Bitter Whiskey + Madeline Jennings Band

9/26 – North of Nashville

9/27 – Adam Johnson & The Pay Me’s

The Phoenix Saloon is located at 193 W. San Antonio St, New Braunfels, TX. Visit their website for a calendar and ticket information.

Your Home Away From Home
Book your September vacation now at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. We offer beautiful cottages and a large selection of RV sites, which are a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. New Braunfels is a hot spot for entertainment and live music, and is the home to the world-renown Schlitterbahn Water Park. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your visit.

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

Sep 02

Race Over to Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort

World-renown Formula 1 racing is coming to Austin, TX this fall, and you don’t want to miss it. Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort in New Braunfels, just a short 45-minute drive from the race, for an affordable alternative to staying in an overcrowded hotel.

Screen shot 2014-08-29 at 10.30.02 AMThe 2014 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix will take place Oct. 31 – Nov. 2, and is the most-watched motorsport in the world. There are 19 races in 19 countries, and the Grand Prix in Austin at the Circuit of the Americas is the only stop in the United States! Last year, over 250,000 guests filled the Circuit of the Americas, making it one of the highest-attended F1 Grand Prix races of 2013.

Stay for the whole weekend to catch the North American Ferrari Challenge, the Ferrari Racing Cup Challenge and the Porsche Mobil 1 supercup, the only Grand Touring race series to exclusively support F1. On Sunday your favorite drivers will take a lap in classic cars that have you reminiscing about the good ol’ days.

Show off your cowboy boots at the Texas Saloon Village featuring Western activities for all ages, or dance over to the Latin-themed Pachanga Villages. Grab a beer at the Sports Bar and enjoy some American football.

Wherever you look, there will be something to do!

A Great Alternative to a Hotel

Book your fall vacation now at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. We offer beautiful cottages and a large selection of RV sites, which are a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel near the Austin area. New Braunfels is a hot spot for entertainment and live music, and is the home to the world-renown Schlitterbahn Water Park. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our website to book your visit.

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

Aug 26

Fun Fall Events Make Hill Country the Place to Stay

If your fall schedule is looking uneventful, it’s time to start planning the vacation of the year. Come out to New Braunfels for two fun festivals, and stay nearby at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort.

Gruene Music and Wine Festival

Screen Shot 2014-08-25 at 9.41.55 AMCome out for the Gruene Music and Wine Festival in the Gruene Historic District Oct. 9 – 12, 2014 for tastings from over 40 wine and food producers, food trucks, specialty beer tastings, barbeque and live music! You don’t want to miss this Texas-sized event.

The event kicks off Thursday Oct. 9 with “That’s Right – It’s Not From Texas,” a wine tasting of 30 German and New World wines, and features fun events every night, with plenty of live music. Visit the Web site for more information.

Wurstfest

Celebrate German culture in New Braunfels at Wurstfest Nov. 7 – 16, 2014 and enjoy food, music, dancing, carnival rides, games, and beer! Wurstfest is located at 120 Landa St in New Braunfels, TX. Don’t miss this rich cultural experience, filled with great beer, great food and great fun! For more information, visit the Wurstfest Web site.

Relax at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort

Book your fall vacation now at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. We offer beautiful cottages and a large selection of RV sites, which are a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel near the Austin area. New Braunfels is a hot spot for entertainment and live music, and is the home to the world-renown Schlitterbahn Water Park. Call 830-625-1919 or visit our Web site to book your visit.

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