The Tiny Town Near Austin That’s Perfect for a Weekend Getaway

Aching to get away from it all? Gruene, Texas is a tiny town that seems frozen in time. Settled by German immigrants Ernst and Antoinette Gruene in the 1840s, this charming town hasn’t changed much throughout the years. You’ll love strolling through the town square and perusing the local crafts. Gruene boasts of antiquated architecture, quaint boutiques, and boot-stompin’ music. Book your trip to Gruene, Texas. This tiny town near Austin is perfect for a weekend getaway.

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Gruene is located about an hour away from Austin in New Braunfels, Texas. For more information on lodging and attractions, visit What’s your favorite thing to do in Gruene?