The Enduring Joy of Schlitterbahn

June 21, 2023 | By Eric Webb

For about a year after COVID-19 vaccines became a thing, once-normal outings came with a new sense of wild abandon after months of … whatever’s the opposite of wild abandon.

Schlitterbahn is Selling its New Braunfels and Galveston Waterparks

June 13, 2019 | By TH Staff

The Henry family of New Braunfels has agreed to sell its Schlitterbahn waterparks in New Braunfels and Galveston, more than 50 years after the business started as a small tourist camp on the banks of the Comal River. The San Antonio Express News and Houston Chronicle report Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts announced Thursday that it will sell the two parks to Cedar Fair Entertainment Co., which is based in Ohio. The Henrys will keep the Schlitterbahn waterpark and resort in South Padre, but it will be rebranded.

Tubes O’ Fun

June 20, 2016 | By Heather Brand

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

Texas Top 40, No. 9 New Braunfels

August 1, 2014 | By

The allure of a New Braunfels getaway is particularly strong during these dog days of summer, when the town’s two scenic rivers—the Comal and the Guadalupe—beckon for a refreshing dip.

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