Like the other cities along the I-35 corridor from San Antonio to Austin, New Braunfels sits astride the
Texas Hill Country and overflows with old world heritage and small town Texas charm. From boundless adventures on its two beautiful rivers to wholesome entertainment at the Texas Clay Festival and American Music Jam, the activities and sights are numerous. The City is also home to Texas' oldest bakery, oldest dance hall and WURSTFEST, an annual 10-day salute to sausage. No matter the time of the year, the Gruene Historical District is a unique part of New Braunfels that is great for families, couples, and friends due to the variety of boutiques and activities available. Within an hour's drive from downtown San Antonio or Austin, academic opportunities at three major universities and 13 colleges are available, while employment opportunities are as diverse as the city's population. Enjoy small-town charm with big-city conveniences, New Braunfels is the place to explore.