New Braunfels Tourism

New Braunfels (/ˌnjuː ˈbrɔːnfəlz/ new BRAWN-fəlz) is a city in Comal and Guadalupe counties in the U.S. state of Texas. It is the seat of Comal County and is a principal city of the San Antonio–New Braunfels metropolitan statistical area. The city's population was 57,740 at the 2010 census, with an estimated population of 70,543 in 2015.


The resort town of New Braunfels is a popular place for a holiday in Texas. It is close to the universities in San Antonio and San Marcus so you will see a lot of young population. New Braunfels earns its name from its German influence, actively during festivals like Oktoberfest that are celebrated with great gusto here. Many of tourists are fond of the walkways along the Comal and Guadalupe rivers that run through the city. Sports enthusiasts can try out the tubing activities on the rivers in summer. Skaters will want to visit the Ernest Eikel State Park. Take your family for a drive through the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch and let kids spot the free roaming animals here. Enhance your summer fun in the Schlitterbahn Water Park. New Braunfels is a tourist heaven in Texas.


  • Know the pollution level of New Braunfels before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is New Braunfels for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in New Braunfels.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 67.16 (High)
    • Climate Index 83.09 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 6.9 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 30.56 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in New Braunfels

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.75 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.95 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

* Some of the data on this page is powered by Numbeo