Whether you want to take in the fossils of mammoths, say hello to the resident giraffe at the zoo, or crack a cold one at the place where Dr. Pepper began, it can all be done in Waco, Texas. They say that everything is bigger in Texas, and Waco proves that’s true with all of its attractions, restaurants, and natural recreation areas.
A jet charter airport in Waco brings visitors to a vibrant community that was designated a State of Texas Cultural District. Sip a drink in the Undercroft Social Club, a speakeasy-style club, or take in works at the Art Center of Waco. Don’t forget to take in a live show or two at The Backyard Bar Stage and Grill.
Families will enjoy checking out the 24 Columbian mammoths at the Waco Mammoth National Monument, created in part by local Baylor University for its development. Make sure to check out Cameron Park Zoo to see lions, elephants, tigers, and more!
Cameron Park is more than just a zoo. Its 416-acres have over 20 miles of trails, a cross country running course, playgrounds, and picnic areas. For outdoor enthusiasts who want to get on the water, Lake Waco offers bass fishing and wetlands to help cool down from the Texas heat.
Fans of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” flock to Waco as its stars have based their home and lifestyle brand out of the area. Magnolia Market at the Silos welcomes thousands of guests weekly who want to shop, sip and dine at Magnolia Table, Magnolia Press, and the Magnolia Market.