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North America » United States » Texas » New Braunfels December 15th 2012

Gruene, Texas!!! Apparently its not really a place but a neighborhood in New Braunfels, TX. Still, its a shoppers paradise for those looking for antiques and Texas swing music. Fabled Gruene Hall is the center of it all. It is surrounded by shops and antique places and wine tasting. Colby really enjoys the wine tasting. I just watch, and drive him home afterwards. We went at the height of Christmas Season so the place was all merry and decked the hall out. It’s a fun place for some easy going shopping. You never know what you'll find in the antique shops! I apparently found a Baby Jesus in Eyeliner.... read more
Gruene Water Tower
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North America » United States » Texas » New Braunfels September 1st 2010

Needless to say, we weren't impressed with what Austin had shown us, so we packed up and left for New Braunfels and the Gruene (pronounced green) Dance Hall. We stayed at the River Ranch RV park just under I-35. That sounds bad, but with the A/C running full time (did I mention that it's 100 degrees and at least 85% humidity???), you didn't hear the traffic noise, and the park is right along the river. Once we got situated, we headed for Gruene, just outside of New Braunfels. Apparently it had turned to a Ghost Town (although the Gruene Hall never closed), but had been revitalized, and now it's a nice little town full of antique shops and restaurants. We chose The Gristmill (which was actually the old gristmill) for dinner...it was ok, but nothing fabulous. ... read more
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