Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Lake Pointe RV Resort and New Braunfels, TX…

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We booked Lake Pointe RV Resort for two weeks and it is amazing that one of those weeks has nearly passed. The park is exceptionally green this year and the water levels  of Canyon Lake are as high as I ever remember seeing them. This park has always had a resident deer herd that mills around the park as the park encourages visitors to feed the deer corn. Therefore it is not uncommon to see deer out your front door but the negative is that you better watch your step as deer poop is everywhere from these well fed deer.

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One afternoon we decided to head over to New Braunfels for something to see and do. The River Road drive is one of many nice drives nearby and it follows the Guadalupe River which is one of the more scenic rivers in Texas and very popular with Toobers, people who like to float down the river in inner tubes. On the way to New Braunfels we crossed the scenic Guadalupe River about 4 or 5 times.

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We parked near the downtown area and walked all around town and then over to Prince Solms Park which a water park that charges $10 for parking but then allows free entry. All around the park are neighborhoods with permit-only parking.  By finding free parking in town and walking to the park we were able to visit the park for free. At the park we saw lots of people in the water and many of them were enjoying a man made chute that sucks toobers in one side and “spits” them out the other side.

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After our long walk we visited a brewery we have been to before that specializes in wheat beers. We partook in a couple of the tap beers and noticed that they now seem to sell more sours that wheats. We have never been a fan of sours so we didn’t try any.

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This past weekend the our son, his wife and the grandkids came up for a few nights. We did all the fun things with them like playing baseball, cooking s’mores at the campfire, feeding the deer and taking several hikes to Canyon Lake to skip rocks. We certainly ate well and shared lots of conversations around the fire each night.

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They all left on Sunday as the weather was a bit dicey with intermittent sprinkles. We always enjoy seeing our son and his family but man it really gets quiet when they leave. We will get to see them at least one more time before heading north. Which reminds me I better get going on our summer plans…


  1. Summer plans, we just take it one day at a time and summer evolves for us.

  2. Beautiful photos, looks like a wonderful day. Thanks for the share!