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Summer Fun: Jean Grae on the San Marcos River
Femcee summer floats of days gone by
"...None of my friends like floating the San Marcos River. Objectively, I get it. It’s a short float, a..."

May 14, 2014 Music Post by Nina Hernandez

The Plantation at Comal Bluff
Sneed House ruins tell a story beneath and behind modern Austin
"...let me briefly introduce the Sneed House, also called "Comal Bluff."..."

May 23, 2014 News Feature by Sam Ramos

Best River Shuttle
Corner Tubes
"...there are tons of tube rentals all along the Comal and Guadalupe rivers. Some even offer shuttle services to..."

Oct. 17, 2008 Best of Austin Feature

Best Place To Tube
Comal River
"...The Comal River gives New Braunfels what Barton Springs offers Austin..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Best of Austin Feature

Best Place To Tube
Comal River
"...the luxury of offering tubing accommodations on the icy Comal River while much of the rest of the state..."

Oct. 14, 2011 Best of Austin Feature

Best Place to Tube
Comal River, Landa Park
"...time for Landa Park, where you can enjoy the Comal River in a less turbulent way – the relaxed..."

Sept. 4, 2009 Best of Austin Feature

Not a Drop to Drink
Comal Springs Is Drying Up
"...Schlitterbahn was packed to the gills. The Comal River was filled with overheated visitors in inner tubes...."

July 12, 1996 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Floating Around the New Braunfels "Can Ban"
How to legally drink on the river
"...makes disposable containers and large coolers on New Braunfels’ Comal and Guadalupe rivers verboten. But this shouldn’t stop you..."

Aug. 6, 2018 Events Post by Cassie Arredondo

Place to Tube
Texas Tubes (Comal River)
"..."The Comal is always flowing, has less trash, and is an..."

May 14, 2021 Best of Austin Feature

Best Place to Tube
Comal River
"...The laid-back Comal really is the ideal tubing river. The float is..."

Sept. 13, 2013 Best of Austin Feature

Day Trips
The defunct Comal Power Plant in New Braunfels finds new life as a hotel.
"...The Comal Power Plant in New Braunfels could have been torn..."

June 2, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Visit These At-Risk Hill Country Water Sources
While you still can
"...Caretakers of San Marcos, Comal, and Jacob's Well springs are struggling to protect sources..."

April 21, 2017 Features Feature by Gerald E. McLeod

Bahn, Bahn, Bahn ...
Apparently, most Austinites don't know that New Braunfels' Schlitterbahn Waterpark has a resort.
"...others as we rounded the turn, heading toward the river and the resort's main office. What had caught their..."

May 26, 2000 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Day Trips & Beyond: Texas Springs Under Threat
Visit these five watering holes while you can
"...“All of our rivers and streams are spring-fed,” says Sharlene Leurig, director of..."

April 20, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Dip, Sip, & ’Que: A Texas Trilogy
Day Trips on the best barbecue and swimming holes in Central Texas
"...relaxed its grip on the state, the lakes and rivers are full once again and ready to be enjoyed...."

June 30, 2016 Columns Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...The Comal Power Plant in New Braunfels still stands vacant on..."

April 11, 2003 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Texas has many spring-fed pools to keep you cool despite the heat
"...In New Braunfels, Comal Springs is the largest concentration of springs in both..."

July 15, 2011 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
San Antonio streetcar moves to the Northwest
"...bringing the car to the banks of the Columbia River in northwestern Oregon...."

Aug. 11, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
The summer drought is making historical Indian sites throughout Texas more accesible to archaeologists ... and to looters.
"...sword," says Dan Prikryl, archaeologist for the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA). The low lake levels offer scientists the..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Gay Place
Hey y'all, Lez Go Tubing!
"...week of swelter than a lovely plunge in a river – the Comal River, to be exact. For the..."

June 24, 2011 Column by Kate X Messer

Water
Dive into Schlitterbahn, tubing on the Comal and Guadalupe, watsu, powerboats, and more
"...Haus Party: Schlitterbahn Brings Luxury to the Comal..."

May 25, 2012 Features Feature

Day Trips
Latana Ridge Lodge, an hour's drive north of DFW, sits at the collision point of northern grasslands, eastern forests, and western prairies.

Sept. 22, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Sleep and shop 19th-century style at the Comfort Common Bed and Breakfast in Comfort, TX.

Sept. 1, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
A limestone hunk in Comfort, Texas -- a would-be monument to area immigrants -- has a decidedly uncomfortable history.

Aug. 25, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Get your jitters all over Central Texas at these rural coffeeshops.

Aug. 4, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
The Lindheimer Home in New Braunfels stands as a monument to the "Father of Texas Botany."
"...an expansive lawn falls toward the banks of the Comal River...."

March 3, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Holiday in Town
"...house sits on a gentle rise overlooking the Pedernales River Valley. Guests can enjoy the breathtaking views from the..."

May 26, 2000 Features Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Slippery Slope
To water-park jefe, Schlitterbahn's Jeff Henry, salvage equals whimsy not whim
"...Bob and Billye bought the Landa Resort on the Comal River in New Braunfels and began to develop what..."

May 16, 2014 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Day Trips
"...in the German community on the banks of the Comal River...."

Feb. 6, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Discover Old World Christmas treasures at the Sophienburg Museum in New Braunfels.
"...Prince Carl of Solm-Braunfels arrived at the Comal River in Central Texas on March 21, 1845, to..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

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