Dec 30

Enjoy a Masquerade on New Year’s Eve!

Got plans with your sweetie on New Year’s Eve? If not, why not come out to New Braunfels and turn the holiday into a vacation? Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort, and enjoy everything the Texas Hill Country has to offer.

2016Celebrate New Year’s Eve with A Night in Old Vienna at Seekatz Opera House on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. This stunning event will transport you back to historic Old Vienna, Austria. The Texas Hill Country Opera and Arts will produce a New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball, and you don’t want to miss this soiree!

Start the evening with a cocktail hour hosted by Rebecca Creek Distillery. Then, dig into the four-course Viennese dinner, prepared by chef Marcien Rusuriye. (You might know him as the Neighborhood Gourmet.) Pair wines with exquisite entrées; pair New Year’s Eve merriment with an event to remember! Make sure to purchase tickets online in advance.

Then, come home and relax at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. Call us today to book your end-of-year stay!

Toast To a New Year at Hill Country

Celebrate a new year of wonderful memories 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.

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.

 

 

Dec 01

Tis the Season in Gruene

We hope you had a great Thanksgiving! The holiday season has arrived in Gruene, and you don’t want to miss out on the best family-friendly Christmas events this season. Head over to New Braunfels and stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort this month!

holiday 1The 14th Annual Gruene Pony Express Ride will arrive in Gruene Historic District on December 5 at 10 a.m. The riders from the Heritage Trail Ride Association of New Braunfels will carry an extra-special message from the governor of Texas. You can have your stamps cancelled with a commemorative stamp at the temporary post office. You’ll love the traditional feel of the event, and you might think you’ve traveled back in time!

Stick around for Photos with Cowboy Kringle. This Southern-dressed Santa will be posing for photos with children from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store.

You can even start or finish your shopping at Old Gruene cowboy kringleMarket Days. With almost 100 vendors, you’re sure to find something for everyone. Call Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort today to reserve your holiday vacation.

Stay Merry and Bright This Winter

Enjoy a mild winter 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

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.