Mother-daughter visit to Schlitterbahn New Braunfels was perfect way to soak in some summer sun, fun
NEW BRAUNFELS — What better way to while away a blazing hot day than hopping on an inner tube to float down a river lined with trees and the picturesque scenery of Texas Hill Country?
At Schlitterbahn New Braunfels, that scenario is just one of the many choices available to guests seeking relaxation and fun on a sunny day.
My 20-something daughter and I spent two days at the water park when temperatures climbed to 105. Needless to say, we couldn’t wait to cool off in the water.
There are Schlitterbahn parks on South Padre Island and in Galveston, Corpus Christi and other places, but the New Braunfels park has the distinction of being the first one opened in 1966 by the late Bob and Billye Henry, both Duncan natives.
It has grown exponentially since those early days when the Henrys and their three children
Guests float on the Comal River in the Schlitterbahn West section of Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Resort in New Braunfels.[PHOTO
Blastenhoff Beach, featuring Blastenhoff Tower, is seen in this picture of Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Resort in New Braunfels, Texas.