Jan 25

Fall in Love with Live Music This February

February is right around the corner, so why not celebrate with live music? Bring your sweetie on a romantic vacation or just explore the sights and sounds of New Braunfels with friends and family. Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is the perfect place to stay, so you can spend more on making memories.

Gruene Hall has an excellent live music lineup for February. Here are some of the highlights!

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Texas-native Charlie Robinson brings his country charm to the stage on February 5 at 8 p.m. His Texas/Americana sound was first heard on his debut album “Bandera.” He even recorded “Unleashed Live” right at Gruene Hall for Lucky Dog Label. Help Gruene Hall welcome him back!

Joe Ely Band

Need a great date night idea? Come out to see Joe Ely perform live on February 13 at 9 p.m. His Texas rock music crosses over genre lines to bring in a wide audience, and his shows are usually sold out. Rock out with his soulful songs, and raise your glass to live music!

Sweetheart’s Gospel Brunch

Bret Graham is leading this gospel brunch on February 14 at 10:30 a.m., and his cowboy Gospel tunes will lift your spirits. The only thing better than this spectacular performance is the New Orleans-style brunch buffet catered by Gristmill River Restaurant and Bar.

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Catch a great show on February 19 at 8 p.m. Jason Boland puts a spin on his music with a modern and rebellious flair. Though you might hear country tones and twangs, it’s hard to really pinpoint Boland’s genre. He’s accompanied by the Stragglers, whose beats have garnered the team a large fan base.

Check out more great February performances onGruene Hall’s website. Make sure to grab tickets early, and call us to book your stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort!

Rock Out With Us

Spend the sweet month of February at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort. Our affordable daily, weekly and monthly rates make it easy to stay as long as you’d like. 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.

Jan 19

Achieve Your Fitness Resolution on Vacation

It’s a new year, which means that lovely “r” word is probably racing through your mind. Whatever your resolutions might be, you can still accomplish them on vacation. Race over to Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort this season to beat your winter blues and achieve your goals.

Looking to improve your fitness? There’s hardly anything more motivating than a race, where a crowd cheers you on and fellow runners and walkers push you to the finish line. But some races can be a little boring, which is all the more reason to come out to the Natural Bridge Caverns for their thrilling 5K, 10K and Half Marathon events.

Start your race in the belly of a cave. This awe-inspiring setting will offer a course you’ve never traveled before. Natural Bridge Caverns are Texas’ largest caverns, and they descend down to Pluto’s anteroom.

Whether you’re a walker, runner or marathon racer, all levels are welcome. The 5K course runs over Jeep trails that make a loop and finish in the village. The 10K race ventures up a hill and merges with the 5K course. And the half marathon covers a wide variety of terrain with spectacular views of the Texas Hill Country.

Register online before February 1, 2016 for a discounted price! Then rest your legs and enjoy spending time with loved ones at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort in New Braunfels.

Sprint Over to Hill Country

We welcome Winter Texans and Snowbirds with open arms 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.

Jan 19

A Winter Texan’s Guide to New Braunfels

For some people, Winter up north can be tough to handle. For a warmer Winter season there really is no better place than the Lone Star state. Thousands of Winter Texans find their “home away from home” here in New Braunfels. What is it about New Braunfels that makes it so appealing?

ART

  • The Art scene in New Braunfels is a hidden treasure that you do not want to miss during your time in the area. The Art League located on San Antonio Street in our downtown area displays many unique paintings done by the locals. Through the rest of January, the Art League is doing a special exhibit called “Artist of The Year” – lasting through the 30th.
  • The Brauntex Theatre has a very special performing arts event from the 15th to the 17th, a live performance of “Into The Woods.” For ticket information, visit http://nbperformingarts.com/ .

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MUSIC

  • There are plenty of places around New Braunfels where you can check out the local music scene, which is a major piece of the charm of this city. The Phoenix Saloon located downtown hosts local artists performing almost nightly. For many locals, this is the gathering spot for good music as well as good food. Insider’s suggestion: Try the chili, burgers and sweet potato fries!

COMMUNITY

  • For an all-inclusive stay, Hill Country Cottage & RV Resort has everything you need! Offering RV accommodations as well as cottage rentals, there are daily activities for the whole family to get involved in right at the resort event center, including live music on the weekends and weekly movie nights. Check out http://www.hillcountryrvresortnb.com/ for more info!
  • The New Braunfels Chamber welcomes winter visitors with open arms! They are holding a special event for Winter Texans on February 10th from 3-5pm. It is our town’s way of saying “thank you” to our loyal visitors for contributing to the New Braunfels community. Check out https://www.facebook.com/events/734507776650132/ for more info!
Jan 04

Travel Into the Woods in New Braunfels

The new year is here, which means it’s a great time to start a season of adventure. Travel to New Braunfels and enjoy delicious local wine and food, live concerts and theatrical productions you’ll never forget. Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort as a cost-efficient alternative to staying in a hotel.

intothewoodsIf you love the theater, you don’t want to miss Into the Woods at Brauntex Theater January 15 – 17, 2016. This popular Broadway show channels Brothers Grimm in a twisted fairy tale. You’ll watch all of your favorite characters like Little Red, Jack and Cinderella. Follow the story as a baker and his wife set out to break a witch’s curse, as they dream of having a child.

Show times are January 15 at 7:30 p.m., January 16 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. and January 17 at 2 p.m. You can purchase tickets in advance online. Other 2016 performances include Pinkalicious in February, Alice in Wonderland, Jr. in April, High School Musical 2 in July and The Jungle Book: Kids in August.

Stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort for the winter and enjoy mild temperatures and fantastic family-friendly entertainment. Call us today to book your January vacation, and we’ll save you a spot!

Start the New Year With Us

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.

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 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 14

A Christmas Carol – Texas Style!

Need a bit more cheer this holiday season? December is the prime time to see family-friendly shows and entertainment in New Braunfels. Get into the Christmas spirit and stay at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort!

lonestarcarolA Lone Star Christmas Carol will be playing on December 18 from 8 – 10:15 p.m. at the Brauntex Theatre. Enjoy this entertaining twist on the classic story, “A Christmas Carol” written by Charles Dickens. The story often follows Scrooge, a grumpy, stingy man who doesn’t understand the spirit of Christmas. After ghosts show him Christmas past, present and future, he just might have a change of heart.

This annual production is a bit different every time, and this year it has a Texas twang! A Texas band and singers from Dallas and Austin will accompany a storyteller throughout this heartfelt Christmas tale. Tap your boots along, and feel the joy!

Then come home to Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort and enjoy the holiday season. Call us today to book your stay! 

Two-Step Over to New Braunfels

Celebrate 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 11

Hill Country for the Holidays!

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Earlier this year, Bryan Kastleman of Kastleman & Associates released two press releases explaining the benefits of staying at a rental accommodation like Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort instead of just a regular hotel off the IH 35 corridor. Some of Bryan Kastleman’s favorite things about the New Braunfels area are the numerous events and the community life the city has to offer throughout the year. The Christmas and New Year’s season is filled with wonder around New Braunfels with plenty of entertainment in historic Gruene and downtown. From wassailing around town to lighting ceremonies and meeting Santa Claus out and about – there are plenty of reasons to want to be in New Braunfels this holiday season!

Bryan Kastleman and Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort are expanding to make way for all the travelers wanting to be more than just “tourists” in New Braunfels, but rather looking to stay a while and take part in all the charming features of this intriguing city tucked between San Antonio and Austin. They are now offering more than 100 cottage rentals, including both park model RV’s and locally manufactured homes. The cottages range in style and can accommodate between two and eight people. And, because they want you to feel at home during your visit and stay as long as you can, the cottages are all fully furnished for your maximum comfort.

Bryan Kastleman and his team greatly appreciate the community life here in New Braunfels and believe that is what makes this place so special. So in designing a community life at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort, he wanted to inspire that same “family atmosphere” you find around town. Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort provides recreational facilities for the entire family to enjoy and plenty of space to roam and relax. If it weren’t for the vibrant opportunities around town, you might not even want to leave the grounds! For more information check out http://www.hillcountryrvresortnb.com/. We hope that you have a very special Christmas season while visiting and if you can’t make it to see us this year, we hope to see you in 2016!

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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.