New Braunfels is best known for three things: Natural Bridge Caverns, the Gristmill, and Schlitterbahn Waterpark. The Comal River's love child, which has won World's Best Waterpark time and again and despite tough competition, comes out clearly in first yet again for 2009. Rides like the Master Blaster and the Der Bahn Speed Slides along with the other endless tube chutes, slides, and pools keep this water lagoon on top. Be prepared for an evening of recuperation after a soggy day at this most amusing park, because the sun and fun will wipe you out harder than Surfenburg!
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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