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8 Water Parks Near Austin to Keep You Cool and Active
Regular old lake just not cutting it?
"...all summer long.– Eilish O'Sullivan Volente Beach Resort & Waterpark Leander..."

May 14, 2019 Events Post

Water Parks, Swimming Holes, and More Options to Keep You Cool
Beat the heat with these H2Options
" music all summer long. Volente Beach Resort & Waterpark..."

July 18, 2018 Events Post by Eilish O'Sullivan

The people want to know: who, precisely, was Bruce Barton quoting?
"...didn't mention that he oversaw the Power Computing and waterpark fiascos while heading the GIF, and when he left..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Column

Bahn, Bahn, Bahn ...
Apparently, most Austinites don't know that New Braunfels' Schlitterbahn Waterpark has a resort.
"...According to Darren Hill, resort manager at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort in New Braunfels, the live oak in question..."

May 26, 2000 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Summer Fun: You Might Wanna Schlitt Down for This
Our Summer Fun extras begin with 'the hottest, coolest time in Texas'
"...the vast and complicated waterworks of Schlitterbahn, and this waterpark owes this most special of rivers a great debt...."

May 13, 2013 Chronolog Post by Andy Campbell

Best Texas Amusement Park
"...three things: Natural Bridge Caverns, the Gristmill, and Schlitterbahn Waterpark. The Comal River's love child, which has won World's..."

Sept. 4, 2009 Best of Austin Feature

Texas Amusements
"...pool, and volleyball courts. 1415 Sunrise Dr., Amarillo. 806/342-3473."

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Elizabeth Morgan

Desert Blue
" to finish construction on his late father's landlocked waterpark, a snaking, incomplete network of pastel-blue tubes that he..."

June 4, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Day Trips
"...New Braunfels offers free immunization and tickets to the waterpark for children 3-17 years old, Apr. 25. The waterpark..."

April 17, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Jaws on the Water is Back for Another Bite
Signature Drafthouse floating screening returns in July
"...Jaws on the Water, Volente Beach Resort & Waterpark, 16107 FM 2769, July 3, 10, 17. Tickets can..."

June 24, 2021 Screens Post by Avery Wohleb

Day Trips & Beyond: May Travel Roundup
Flowers, birds, and more to spy on spring road trips
"...Beat the summer heat. Splashway Waterpark in Sheridan (20 miles south of Weimar) opened for..."

May 3, 2021 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: June Travel Updates
Safe daytripping as coronavirus continues
"...Five days after Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels reopened for the summer to season..."

June 26, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: Daytripping in the Age of a Pandemic
Statewide updates since Gov. Abbott's "Open Texas" order
"...Gardens, Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, and Schlitterbahn Galveston Waterpark remain closed until further notice. For updated information on..."

May 5, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: Pandemic's Effect on Travel
Out of town closings due to the threat of COVID-19
"...Schlitterbahn Waterparks & Resort closed its Galveston waterpark through the end..."

March 17, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

"...Speaking of Selling Out: Schlitterbahn Waterpark, another beloved Texas institution, sold its New Braunfels and..."

June 21, 2019 News Feature

Alamo Drafthouse’s Rolling Roadshow Presents Jaws on the Water
Scary summer fun at its finest
"...After a few years of being hosted at different..."

June 27, 2018 Events Post by Danielle White

Why Valentine’s Day Sucks
At least, the actual date of it – historically speaking
"...FEBRUARY 14, 2004: The roof of the popular Transvaal waterpark in Moscow, Russia, collapses – killing 28 people and..."

Feb. 5, 2018 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Pull Out That Easter Bahn-et
Summer fun kicks off this weekend at Schlitterbahn
"...For waterpark lovers all along the Texas Coast, keep an eye..."

April 17, 2014 Chronolog Post by Nina Hernandez

Best Texas Amusement Park
"...– because nothing, nothing, compares to this German-tinged sprawling waterpark. From the hand-built throughways of some of the park's..."

Sept. 13, 2013 Best of Austin Feature

Best Texas Amusement Park
"...have rolled out new features this year. Galveston's indoor waterpark gussied up her outdoors with the expansion of the..."

Nov. 9, 2012 Best of Austin Feature

Ike's Lessons
Galveston's land-use decisions exposed by storm's wrath
"...Galveston tourist attractions such as Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Only Moody Gardens has reopened. Gone Forever..."

Dec. 26, 2008 News Feature by Tom Curtis

Day Trips
"...had to be enlisted for the cattle drive. Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels volunteered their resident fiberglass expert to..."

Jan. 31, 2003 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Georgetown Smackdown
Suburbanites Wrestle Over Managed Growth, Smart Growth, and "Stupid Growth"

Aug. 17, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

No Water, Plenty of Sewage
"...By all accounts, one issue -- opposition to the waterpark deal and the use of 4B bonds for its..."

Aug. 17, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Interfaith's Socialist Agenda
"...So far I haven't seen any coverage of the "Waterpark Controversy" that's divided this quiet town into two large..."

April 23, 1999 Column

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