German influence is prominent in this city famous for sausages, breads and river resorts. The Guadalupe and Comal rivers provide excellent water recreation. Bed-and-breakfast accommodations are offered in historic buildings. In November, Wurstfest salutes the "best of the wurst" with traditional German bands, dancers, exhibits and sausage (www.wurstfest.com). Other events include Folkfest in April, Americana Music Jam in May, Comal County Fair in September and the Gruene Music & Wine Fest in October.