The Historic District of Gruene (pronounced Green) is nestled along the beautiful Guadalupe River in New Braunfels, Texas. Affectionately known as the Two River City, the area offers fun for people of all ages. Water related activities include tubing the Guadalupe and Comal rivers, the world renowned Schlitterbahn Water Park, and Canyon Lake, which is a quick 20 minutes up the road.

From funky and unique boutiques, like B’in Gruene , Li’l Coonies Cottage, or Monica’s Mark, to hard to find antiques at Centuries Past, shopping is just more fun when you’re in Gruene!

If you like to shake a leg, stomp your feet or just tap your toes, Gruene has you covered with such great live music venues as Gruene HallTavern in the Gruene and Oma Gruene’s Secret Garten, all of which feature a wide variety of tunes. Other musical attractions in include the Phoenix Saloon, in downtown New Braunfels, and the Whitewater Ampitheater, Texas’ #1 outdoor music venue.

Whether you are looking to kick off your evening or settle down for a nightcap, enjoy a cocktail at Gruene Tini’s, a nice glass of wine at Vino en Verde, or a smooth cigar at The Republic. Finally, if from all of the fun you work up an appetite, don’t fret. You’re in the right spot! All within walking distance of High Cotton Inn, try one of the local favorites like The Gruene Door, The GristmillGruene River Grill and Mozie’s.

Last, but not least, Gruene Lake Village’s own Kora Kora Coffee offers the best coffee in town. If none of this tickles your fancy, you should consider seeking medical attention.


Browse Points of Interest on the interactive map below. The pull-down menu on the top-left () of the map features a color-coded key, organized by category. Enjoy exploring!