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Food Ideas that are Cooler Approved and Perfect for a Waterpark

Do you want to come play at Schlitterbahn, but don’t want to pay for food inside the park? To accommodate guests who would prefer to eat their own food but don’t want to leave the park and eat alone in their cars, Schlitterbahn allows guests to bring in coolers full of food and drinks. I know not all of us out there are top chefs, so here we have listed are some easy, semi-healthy, and fun summer recipes that should travel well in coolers – while being able to skip the basic sandwich options. (You can find some recipes...

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Tips on Bringing Your Cooler to Schlitterbahn

Schlitterbahn is proud to the one waterpark/amusement park that lets you bring in a cooler for free! Most parks won’t let you bring in a bottle of water, let alone an entire cooler. Since we see literally thousands of ice chests each summer, we decided to put together a video outlining some basic tips:     1. Buy a cooler with wheels. Trust us, that cooler gets heavier throughout the day even if you empty it. 2. No glass. Don’t bring food or drink in glass. There are three kinds of foods people always forget to repackage: pickles, salsa,...

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Plan Your Trip

Whether you’re a family of four, a group of teens, or a flock of friends, there are certain tips that will help make the most of your trip to Schlitterbahn. Here’s a guide to blog posts that will help you plan YOUR perfect trip – depending on who you are (note: we repeat some post listings since they can apply to everyone). Family with under 7 year old kids Family with tweens and teens Teens on their own Adults Girlfriend trips   Family with children under 7 years old:  From wee babes through rough and tumble little ones, we’ve...

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Planning YOUR Schlitterbahn Trip

Whether you’re a family of four, a group of teens, or a flock of friends, there are certain tips that will help make the most of your trip to Schlitterbahn. You are welcome to peruse our ride page to get the low down on some of our favorites, our resort page to plan a nice big vacation, or our from the heart page to get some inside scoop. But if you want a quick guide to all our planning posts, you are in the right post. These are blog posts that will help you plan YOUR perfect trip – depending...

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Winning Recipes from Schlitterbahn’s Moms Ice Chest Challenge

Last year we invited chefs to give us their best recipes for packing ice chests – this year we decided to take a different approach. Let’s ask moms! The ability to bring in your own picnic is one of the greatest values at the family-owned and operated Schlitterbahn Waterparks. Schlitterbahn is the only large family of waterparks that still allows guests to bring in ice chests for free  – it’s a value no one appreciates more than moms. This summer Schlitterbahn asked family bloggers from around the country to take part in the Schlitterbahn Moms’ Ice Chest Challenge.  Bloggers...

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Perfect Picnics – A Recipe for Your Ice Chest

It’s one thing to know you can bring in your own ice chest, but it takes real courage to jump out of the usual PBJ/Baloney fare. That’s why we asked Matthew Boutte, Chef for New Braunfels’ beloved Huisache Grill, to give us a hand. Matthew is a gifted Chef with a flair for taking the ordinary and making it special. Here’s his recipe for your next ice chest picnic at Schlitterbahn: Healthy Garden Spinach Wrap “I love this for a great light healthy spinach wrap!” 1.5 lemons juiced 10 thin slices of red onion 1 cucumber thinly sliced 10 each kalamata olives thinly sliced 3 each Roma tomatoes thinly sliced 1 grilled chicken breast 1 table spoon of roasted red pepper humus 3 table spoons of feta 3 table spoons of salad or olive oil 1/4 tea spoon of kosher salt 1/2 tea spoon of fresh black pepper 1 pack of garden spinach wraps (makes 6 wraps)   Mix cucumber, red onion, tomato,feta, olives, lemon juice, oil salt and pepper. Mix all together in a bowl. Place one spinach wrap flat on the counter and spread humus in the middle of wrap Place about 3/4 of a cup of mix on top of the humus then a small amount of grilled chicken then roll like a burrito. Wrap tightly in plastic then place in a sandwich bag. This will...

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“Great place to spend your Summer!”

I make it a point to invest in season passes for my entire family year after year. This place offers plenty of shade, bring your own food, (a must for that busy mom) and of course attraction for all ages. Every life guard is professionally trained and has hours of continuing education per year. I can not rave on their customer service enough, the entire staff from front entrance to gift shop employees are very professional and helpful. Blessed to live so close to one of the Worlds BEST (if not the best) waterparks.

- JulietM3331BW, TripAdvisor August 2016, New Braunfels, TX

March 1, 2017

“Very cool place, lots of great slides and rides!”

We went here in the middle of the week in July. It wasn't super crowded. My 2.5 yr old couldn't do everything of course but man I can't wait until he can. They have lots of awesome rides and a couple great lazy rivers. The water was clean, which I liked. Good food, beer and concessions as well. Admission prices were not too crazy. We really enjoyed the park and will go again. It was a lot different than the original one in New Braunfels but not in a bad way, at all. They are both great water parks.

- Rollz247, Tripadvisor, Visited July 2017, South Padre Island, TX

September 8, 2017

“A MUST Visit!!”

This is by far the best waterpark I've ever visited, and I've been to many. It is huge and there is so much to do. The lazy river is just amazing and goes on and on forever. And the wave pool is so much fun. There's plenty of chairs and tables to put your belongings, and you can bring your own cooler with your own food which I would advise you to do. Love it, love, love it!! I can't wait to go back next year!!

- Luciij, TripAdvisor August 2016, Mount Laurel, NJ

March 1, 2017

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