Things to do in Gruene

Jet Ski Rentals

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Tube Haus Tube Rentals

Tube Haus
Guadalupe River Tubing

Tubing on the Guadalupe River near New Braunfels in Canyon Lake, Texas, on the famous "Horseshoe Loop".  SHORT and LONG floats, (New Braunfels’ River Rules do not apply). Parking and one shuttle included with tube rental (Website Coupons), lodging and camping nearby. 830-964-3011 Open Daily


Desire a little wine tasting?

Stop by The Grapevine for a pleasant refreshing moment. Enjoy complimentary tastings of Texas and German Wines.  You may want to take some home.


Grapevine Wine and Wine Tasting


Looking for some great food?

You can try the riverfront restaurants with spectacular hill country views from their tree covered decks or try one of the restaurants on the main drag in town. Just about every place you go has snacks and drinks available.

Gristmill Restaurant and Bar
Gruene Market Days


Gruene Market Days

Visit Historic Gruene Market Days the third weekend of every month from February to November and experience the charm of the historic community of Gruene. 

Shop among 100 gifted handcrafted artisans and craftsman, sculpture, furniture, pottery, spices and much more.  All of their vendors are strictly juried and sell only the finest handmade products and art in Texas. 

Enjoy the Town Lighting and visit with Cowboy Kringle during our special Christmas Markets held the 1st weekend of December every year.


Tour de Gruene
Biking Events - Tour de Gruene is an annual event in November

More things to do in Gruene, Texas:

  • Take a walking tour of historic Gruene.  There are historic markers throughout the town.
  • Shop the day away in the antique and specialty stores.
  • Enjoy nature watching and photography at its finest.  Bring plenty of film.
  • Dine at the river front or downtown restaurants.
  • The Guadalupe River offers perfect tubing, rafting, swimming, wading, and sunbathing.
  • Dance the night away and let your hair down at the Gruene Hall.
  • Stay in some of finest historical inns in Texas.
  • Visit New Braunfels, only about 3 miles away.
  • Go boating and fishing at Canyon Lake with its 80 miles of scenic shoreline, only 30 minutes away.

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