This summer's heat was relentless. No duh, we're in a drought. According to this vote, many of you found an excellent option to extinguish the heat: Pack up the car with family or friends, and take a trip down to New Braunfels to spend the day at a wet wonderland called Schlitterbahn. For those who know the Central Texas park inside and out and are looking for a new place to chill out: Their parks in South Padre and Galveston (currently closed for accessing Ike damages) offer the same summer relief.
381 E. Austin St., New Braunfels, 830/625-2351
33261 State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, 956/772-7873
2026 Lockheed, Galveston, 409/770-9283
14353 S. Padre Island Dr., Corpus Christi
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