Gruene Estates Blog

Fall Discounts on Our Downtown Accomodations!

Gruene Estate is excited to offer fall wedding discounts on overnight accommodations in our historic downtown New Braunfels properties. If your wedding party, family, or guest are looking for a unique place to stay, look no further. Call or email us for reservations!

Ludwig House (sleeps 8) 
Reg Price: $700/night 

Telegraph House (two separate units/sleeps 4 per unit) 
Reg Price: $300/night per unit
FALL SPECIAL: $175/night per unit

Kimberly and Aaron's Engagement Photos

Check out these awesome engagement photos from Scott Aranda Photography!  These were captured at Gruene Estate this August.  Congratulations to Kim and Aaron, we are looking forward to your special day in October!

Brides Maides Are Off The Hook---Theirs an App For That!


You don't need to get all of your bridesmaids together to tie bows on wedding favors anymore. Instead, lots of couples are enlisting wedding planning help through apps like TaskRabbit to take on any small to-dos, TouristEye to help plan the honeymoon itinerary, and (ahem) The Knot Wedding Planner app to find and get in touch with all of the right wedding pros. Being a wedding guest is easier this year too. All of the major registries make it easy to buy gifts straight from your phone, and Uber and Lyft ensure guests don't have trouble finding a ride at the end of the night.

9 Apps You Need For Your Wedding!

Drone Wedding Photos and GoPro Videos


If you want a view of your wedding from every angle imaginable then try this trend. Some photographers are getting in on the action by using drones to capture aerial shots, like the view of your ceremony from overhead and the amazing scenery. Videographers are doing it too by bringing along GoPro cameras to the wedding in addition to their video cameras. The cool part about these is that they can be attached to a "selfie stick" to get ultra-creative shots of you and your guests on the dance floor and record your guests’ candid reactions as they enter the reception.

Here is a link to some drones on

Fun, easy, & relaxing.

Texas country charm is already built in.