Destination guide

Historic Gruene will entice you

Take a vacation to Gruene and enjoy the area's history, live music and art galleries. This city's riverfront, gardens and shopping draw many visitors. Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark and Resort and San Marcos Premium Outlets are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Gruene

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Gruene a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark and Resort (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Texas Ski Ranch (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • The Bandit Golf Club (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Northcliffe Golf Club (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Gruene

Travelers love Gruene for its stunning river views and picturesque gardens. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Gruene is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Prince Solms Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Landa Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Overlook Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • North Park (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Jacob's Creek Park (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Comal Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Gruene

The nearest airport is in San Antonio, TX (SAT-San Antonio Intl.), located 26.5 mi (42.7 km) from the city center.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Gruene?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gruene. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Texas Hill Country: 6,867 holiday homes
  • South Texas: 1,943 holiday homes
  • San Antonio: 1,810 holiday homes
  • Bexar County: 919 holiday homes
  • Guadalupe County: 156 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Gruene! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Gruene?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Gruene with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • San Antonio: 1,810 holiday lettings
  • Seguin: 569 holiday lettings
  • Blanco: 2,882 holiday lettings
  • Wimberley: 872 holiday lettings
  • Spring Branch: 1,655 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.