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.

 

May 30

Rock Out at Gruene Hall this June

Summer is right around the corner! Plan your June vacation now and soak up the sun in New Braunfels. Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is a great alternative to staying in a hotel, and gives you close access to attractions like Gruene Hall. Don’t miss their fantastic June lineup! 

guyJune 5, 8 p.m. – Bob Schneider

This native-Texan alternative rock singer and songwriter is putting on a can’t-miss performance. Bob Schneider has won over 30 Austin Music Awards, and his transparent songwriting has won over fans all across the U.S. Paul Cauthen will open the concert, and doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25.

June 12, 8 p.m. – Larry Joe Taylor

Need some Texas Country in your summer? Catch this spectacular show by Larry Joe Taylor, one of the top songwriters in the state. His songs paint the picture of life’s ups and downs in a brilliant way. Doors open at 7 p.m. and there is an $8 cover.

 June 13, 9 p.m. – Junior Brown

This singer combines soul, country and Rock-n-Roll in a brilliant set that appeals to fans of all genres. Music lovers delight in his unique performance on his steel and electric guitar combination. Come out for heartfelt playing that will speak to your soul. Doors open at 8 p.m., and tickets are $20.

 June 19, 8 p.m. – Cory Morrow

This Texas Country star is releasing his new album, which portrays an honest depiction of himself in a mesmerizing way. He’s not one of those guys who “fakes it.” His emotionally-charged songs depict life’s good and bad moments in breathtaking way. Doors open at 7 p.m., and tickets are $25.

 Additional Concerts:

June 26, 8 p.m. – Uncle Lucius – Americana/Roots/Rock

June 27, 9 p.m. – Radney Foster – Country

 So make your June wonderfully musical at Gruene Hall. Reserve your spot at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort, and start packing for a summer of fun!

 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.

 

Apr 24

Craft Beer Festival Kicks off May in New Braunfels

Are you a craft beer enthusiast? We thought you might be. Head out to the event of the season in New Braunfels and stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort for the weekend.

wurstfestThe Wurstfest Craft Beer Festival will take place on May 9, 2015. Grab a cold pint from a selection of 40 beers on tap. Take the tour and sample from over 80 craft beers. If you get hungry and want some delicious grub to go with your brew, head over to the food trucks and grab something unique to eat.

There will be live entertainment provided by The Texas Tornados, Two Tons of Steel, Tom Gillam’s Kosmic Messengers and Kori Free and the Grove Hounds. Make your way over to the stage and dance along to the music. Show your competitive side in the Homebrew competition. If you’re a hops pro, enter your own brew into the competition to win Best in Show. The champion’s beer will be professionally brewed and served at Wurstfest 2015, one of the biggest festivals of the year that brings in many out-of-towners.

So show your love for all things craft beer and give homebrew glory your best shot. Then come home to Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort for a relaxing weekend in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.

Stay With Us

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort offers beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music, excellent restaurants and 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.

Mar 30

Family-Friendly Fun at the Annual Crawfish Festival

Ready to have some family-friendly fun on vacation? Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is the perfect destination for spring. With live music, great restaurants, Schlitterbahn Water Park and local festivals, we know you’ll fall in love with New Braunfels this season.

concertCome out for the Crawfish Festival on April 25, 2015 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. at the Comal County Fairgrounds. General admission is just $10 online during pre-sale, $15 at the door, and $20 after 5 p.m. With your tickets, you can also purchase a two-pound crawfish plate that will have you licking your fingers. Vendors will be selling their products in the market, so stop by the booths to pick up a unique gift – for yourself or someone else. Stop by the gumbo cook-off and vote for your favorite in the seafood and chicken, sausage and other categories.

For live entertainment, this year you’ll be rocking out to one of crawfishAmerica’s favorite country bands, Little Texas, and Texas sensation Casey Donahew. Other entertainers include Kurt Reece and Mike Ryan. On the Cajun Stage, you can catch Jean-Pierre and the Zydeco Angels, Gumbo Ce Soir and Dr. Zog. It’s going to be a fun day, so wear your best dancing boots and get ready to celebrate spring!

Stay With Us

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort offers beautiful cottages and RV sites – a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel. Enjoy close access to New Braunfels’ entertainment, live music, excellent restaurants and 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.

Feb 27

Jump, Run, Race Into Spring!

Stay active this spring, even on vacation. New Braunfels is a beautiful place to celebrate pre-spring, and escape to relax and rejuvenate. Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Park, where you’ll feel right at home.

braunfestThis Saturday, February 28, will be an active one in New Braunfels. Come on out to the Sophienburg Museum and Archives for Braunfest, the best new festival in New Braunfels. Walk, run or sprint in the early morning 5k run/walk, great for the whole family. You’ll be running and walking through the beautiful New Braunfels Sophienburg Historic District. If you’re a CrossFit champion, join the Soph-Fit Games on the hill and show off your strength.

After exercising, you’ll want a reward. How about a Texas craft beer? Come out and sample the brews. You’ll get a commemorative pilsner glass to keep and five free 4-ounce beer samples. Then, you and your family can play with the Kids Fest, museum tours, live music and unique performances. All proceeds benefit the museum, so come out and have a blast for a good cause!

Stay With Us

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort offers 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 visit.

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

Feb 16

5 Reasons to Vacation in New Braunfels

Texas tourism is on the rise and people from around the country are discovering what we have always known,  that New Braunfels is an amazing place to visit and an even better place to live!

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  1. New Braunfels is synonymous with summer fun and Schlitterbahn. With rides for the entire family you will not be disappointed in a day at the water park. You may even find there is too much to do at Schlitterbahn in just one day! Plus, with famous fans like Katy Perry and Miranda Lambert, you know Schlitterbahn is a top notch waterpark.
  2. Any trip to this New Braunfels must include time at Landa Park. Spend the day picnicking and enjoy the paddle boats, miniature golf, and mini train with the family. Take a walking tour of the Dolores and Bill Schumann Arboretum, which is home to over 80 species of trees making it one of the most diverse arboretums in Texas, and a living library of trees!
  3. A city of two rivers,  New Braunfels is situated on the pristine Comal River and Guadalupe River. At only 2.5 miles long, tubing down the Comal River is a great way to spend an afternoon. For the more adventuress type try your hand at kayaking on the Guadalupe River. Whatever your preference, you can easily spend your entire day on either of our gorgeous rivers!
  4. Natural Bridge Caverns offers a spectacular look at ancient formations of stalagmites and stalactites.. There are many tour options for you to choose from and don’t forget that this is also home to Natural Bridge Animal Park. At Natural Bridge Animal Park you will tour over 400 acres and get up close and personal with many of the 500 exoctic and some endangered animals.
  5. Historic Gruene offers shopping, dining, and music. Gruene is home to Texas’ oldest dance hall – Gruene Hall. With artists such as George Strait, Willie Nelson, Garth Brooks, Merle Haggard,  and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band having all played Gruene Hall you will not be disappointed in the lineup or atmosphere. Don’t forget Friday Afternoon Club, beginning  Texas Independence Day weekend, every Friday from 4 to 7pm broadcast live by KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels with special guests each week!

Whether you are coming to visit New Braunfels from San Antonio, Austin, or further book your stay with Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort, conveniently located just off 35 with a pool, great lodge, and game room. Call 830-625-1919 to reserve!