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Things to Do With Kids in the Texas Hill Country
Looking for something to do with the kids? Check out these children-friendly and family friendly activities and venues in Canyon Lake, New Braunfels, Fredericksburg, Wimberley, and Gruene, Texas. From water sports and splash pads to hiking and child friendly restaurants, we’ve got you covered.

Restaurants with Play Areas or Playgrounds for Kids
Nature Trails Safe for Children
Children’s Zip Lining
Water Parks & Splash Pads for Kids
Family Friendly Pubs
Child Friendly Wineries
Field Trip Ideas
Weekend Road Trip Ideas for Families

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Do you have any ideas you’d like us to add to our page? We’d love to share your tips! Get in touch with us to spread the word about your awesome family vacation in the hill country. Have a kid-friendly restaurant or business? Please let us know so we can help you spread the word!

Image courtesy of the CRRC Rec Center.
Image courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
north pole village
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baby hospital
Luna Bohne, age 5 1/2 months, died of complications from a congenital heart defect just six hours after this photo of her with father Troy Bohne was taken. Image courtesy of Dallas Schryver.
Fifty-seven area organizations, groups, individuals and charities are signed up to ride in Saturday's Christmas Parade.
Image courtesy of Canyon Lake's Ace Hardware store.
breakfast with santa
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Family Place Libraries National Coordinator Kathleen Deerr, left, designates Tye Preston Memorial Library (TPML) a Family Place Library. Library Director Natalie Shults, center, and Youth Services Librarian Betsey Leitko at a Thursday meeting.
walker and runners
Image courtesy of WOW Gym.
Heritage Muserum of the Texas Hill Country will provide all the tools kids need to carve jack o lanterns for Halloween. No extra charge for the dinosaur prints. Facebook image courtesy of the museum.
Children's Advocacy Center of Comal County provides a neutral, child-friendly agency to the community that facilitates a multidisciplinary approach in the prevention, detection, investigation and treatment of child abuse.
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canyon lake youth soccer club
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Easter bunny
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Santa Claus
Ms. and Mr. Santa Claus will spend a part of their weekend at New Braunfels' Float In. Image courtesy of the Float In.
Noon Lions Club Parade
Canyon Lake's Noon Lions Club Parade returns Saturday. It was canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19.
santa claus
Four-year-old Jaxon Derscheid, son of CRRC Executive Director Jason Derscheid, shares a little of his Christmas spirit with Santa Claus, whose reindeer just landed at North Pole Village.
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Canyon Lake gorge
Explore Canyon Lake Gorge at Saturday's grand opening ceremonies for a new headquarter and nature trail. Image courtesy of Canyon Lake Gorge.
Scientist Jessica Wigley from Mad Science works with students at Comal ISD’s Summer School Age Child Care (SACC) program at Indian Springs Elementary. L-r: Miles Knapik, Sutton Fuentes and Alejandro Diaz. Image courtesy of Comal ISD.
Tye Preston Memorial Library will provide all materials for Thursday's online class. All your teenager needs to learn to draw Spiderman is an internet connection and a webcam.
shaved ice
Cassidy Cade says putting smiles on children's faces isn't work. Image courtesy of Candy Mountain Shaved Ice.
Kids will follow in the tracks of dinosaurs, learn about geology and track wildlife at summer camps sponsored by The Heritage Mueum of the Texas Hill Country.
junior deputy academy
Comal County's Junior Deputy Academy features three, week-long camps for kids ages nine to 11. File image.
Check out real fossils and dinosaur tracks at the Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country's first fossil ridge tours this weekend.
CRRC Christmas Drive-Thru
COVID-19 canceled the North Pole Village but not Christmas cheer at the CRRC. Enjoy a live nativity drive-thru with lights, carols, elves, goodie bags...and Santa! Image courtesy of the CRRC.
The menorah at tonight's ceremony is six-feet tall. File image.
Santa Claus
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CRRC Christmas party
COVID-19 canceled the North Pole Village but not Christmas cheer at the CRRC. Enjoy a live nativity drive-thru with lights, carols, elves, goodie bags...and Santa!
Sattler Halloween
Lots of candy and treats for Canyon Lake kids in Sattler on Halloween night.
haunted trail
Haunted Trail at Guadalupe Canoe Livery in Spring Branch.
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How can kids spend Spring Break in one of Texas' premier vacation destinations? With a robot, indoors! Tye Preston Memorial Library offers an action-packed week that also includes bead projects and painting glass.
trick or treating in Sattler, Texas
Need something warm to wear? Trick-or-treating in Sattler this Saturday includes a stop by the Coat Rack Ministry, which provides free jackets, hoodies, coats and sweaters to anyone who needs one.
Canyon Lake Presbyterian Church Secretary Laura Schafer
Canyon Lake Presbyterian Church Secretary Laura Schafer says the rain should all be gone in time for Wednesday evening's Turkeys to Tables fundraiser for the CRRC.
4-H Summer Camp
Kids don't need to belong to 4-H to attend summer camp at Texas A&M AgriLife Extention Office in New Braunfels.
Aquatic Complex
Texas heritage museum
Landa Park train
Tye Preston Library
McKenna Children Museum