New Braunfels, TX is famous with tourists and retirees for its rich German heritage, festivals, and medical access. Some say this very rapidly town of over 57,000 offers the best lifestyle for the money for senior citizens in South central Texas. People love the people, weather, excellent health care, beautiful hill country and safe living environment, and many good restaurants. New Braunfels is over-flowing with old world heritage and small town Texas charm. Visit New Braunfels' great museums, historic districts, and performing arts with a walking tour. The Gruene Historical District is a big tourist attraction. See the NY Times article, "Texas Town's Explosive Growth...", which has a lot of great insight into what this fast growing town is like. Photo of Railroad Museum courtesy of Scott218. Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.