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Daytripper: New Braunfels

Natives and visitors love New Braunfels for its crystal-clear rivers and the thrilling slides of Schlitterbahn. And while these top…

Dance Hall Devotion

People pack the wall-to-wall tables in Gruene Hall, and the band has hit full swing when I walk in one…

Sweet-tooth Solutions

I push open the weathered metal-and-glass door of Naegelin’s Bakery and immediately face a dilemma. On one side of the…

Tubes O' Fun

When I first visited Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels as a teenager in the mid-1980s, the waterpark was just a few…

Underground Wonderland

As the smallest of the college students exploring a Hill Country cave on March 27, 1960, 19-year-old Orion Knox found…

Texas Top 40, No. 9 New Braunfels

The allure of a New Braunfels getaway is particularly strong during these dog days of summer, when the town’s two…

On the Right Track

A plot of land 15 feet from an active stretch of railroad tracks is not generally considered a prime location…

A Giraffe Birthday Party?

Last year around this time, Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch in New Braunfels celebrated the birth of twin reticulated giraffes, the…

Happy Independence Day!

On March 2, 1836, 59 delegates gathered at Washington-on-the-Brazos to sign the Texas Declaration of Independence, setting in motion a…

Texas Top 40 Travel Destinations

Last fall, we asked Texas Highways readers to share their favorite places in the state for our Texas Top-40 Travel…

Cast Away: Basics, On the Fly

Catch a fish on a fly rod once and chances are you’ll be “hooked.” But just like fishing with a…

The Fruits of a Flood

In a matter of hours in July 2002, flooding rains unearthed eons of history beneath a swath of Hill Country…
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