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WacoUnited States of America

Explore Waco: its sports, university life, food, and more!

Explore lots to see and do in Waco—gourmet restaurants, sports teams, and popular sights from Magnolia Market at the Silos to Cameron Park Zoo.

Where to stay in Waco

The city comes alive at night.

Brazos

4/5Very Good!(193 area reviews)

While visiting Brazos, you might make a stop by sights like Magnolia Market at the Silos and Dr. Pepper Museum.

Brazos
Some Texas craft brews

University

3.5/5Good!(107 area reviews)

When in University, you can plan a visit to Magnolia Market at the Silos and Dr. Pepper Museum, some noteworthy sights in the nearby area.

University
Bakery at Magnolia.

North Waco

3.5/5Good!(2 area reviews)

If you're looking for some top things to see and do in North Waco and surrounding area, you can visit Cameron Park Zoo and Hawaiian Falls.

North Waco
Washington Avenue Bridge over the Brazos River, photo taken from the Waco Suspension Bridge

East Riverside

3.5/5Good!(36 area reviews)

While visiting East Riverside, you might make a stop by sights like McLane Stadium and Marlin Branch.

East Riverside
#windowseat   Not really sure exactly WHERE this is, but it was on the way into Houston, so I'm guessing we were around Waco, Texas.  Window seat strategies take into consideration time of day.  Having a seat on the left-hand side of the plane allowed me some views that were illuminated by the late afternoon sun AND

Austin Ave.

5/5Exceptional!(1 area review)

Austin Ave. might not have many top sights, but Magnolia Market at the Silos and Dr. Pepper Museum are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

Austin Ave.
One of the houses renovated by Chip and Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper

Landon Branch

When in Landon Branch, you can plan a visit to Magnolia Market at the Silos and Cameron Park Zoo, some noteworthy sights in the nearby area.

Landon Branch

Top Hotels in Waco

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Waco Downtown - Baylor
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Waco Downtown - Baylor
2.5 out of 5
911 S 10th St, Waco, TX
The price is ¥9,085 per night

Located in Brazos, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Magnolia Market at the Silos, Baylor University, and Dr. Pepper Museum. Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (792 reviews)

"Great staff - very helpful! Room and hotel were clean and neat. Relatively quiet. Close to many different restaurants and attractions."…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Waco Downtown - Baylor
Comfort Suites Waco North
Comfort Suites Waco North
2.5 out of 5
810 I35 N, Waco, TX
The price is ¥8,004 per night

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Marlin Branch and within 3 mi (5 km) of Magnolia Market at the Silos and Waco Convention Center. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,155 reviews)

"Good place to spend the night, quiet and convenient. Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Comfort Suites Waco North
Hampton Inn Waco
Hampton Inn Waco
2.5 out of 5
4259 North Interstate 35, Waco, TX
The price is ¥6,189 per night

Located in the heart of Waco, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of McLane Stadium, Waco Convention Center, and Dr. Pepper Museum. Baylor University and Magnolia ...

4.1/5Very Good! (725 reviews)

"Great place , nice staff very clean and comfortable rooms"…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Hampton Inn Waco

Popular places to visit in Waco

Magnolia Market at the Silos
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Magnolia Market at the Silos

4.5/5(664 reviews)

With a visit to Magnolia Market at the Silos, a popular shopping spot in Waco, you can enjoy some retail therapy. Amble around the area's college campus or attend a sporting event.

Baylor University
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Baylor University

4.5/5(502 reviews)

Enjoy the collegiate vibe around Baylor University, a top university in Waco. You can attend a sporting event while in the area.

Waco Convention Center
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Waco Convention Center

4.5/5(120 reviews)

Find out what's happening at Waco Convention Center during your trip—a top convention center in Waco. Amble around the area's college campus or attend a sporting event.

Cameron Park Zoo
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Cameron Park Zoo

4.5/5(131 reviews)

Why not visit the animals who live at Cameron Park Zoo and see why this is a popular attraction in Waco? Amble around the area's college campus or attend a sporting event.

Dr. Pepper Museum
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Dr. Pepper Museum

4.5/5(276 reviews)

You can spend time studying the exhibits at Dr. Pepper Museum in Waco. Amble around the area's college campus or attend a sporting event.

Lake Waco
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Lake Waco

4/5(97 reviews)

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Lake Waco during your travels in Waco. Attend a sporting event or simply enjoy the top-notch restaurants while you're in the area.

Top things to do in Waco

1-Hour Make-And-Take Workshop: Handmade Tea Towels
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1-Hour Make-And-Take Workshop: Handmade Tea Towels

¥2,678
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Survival Challenge by Zombie Scavengers of Texas
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Survival Challenge by Zombie Scavengers of Texas

¥2,189
Per adult
City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of Texas
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City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of Texas

¥1,095
Per adult
The Ultimate Waco "Fixer Upper" Fan TV Tour with Lunch Included
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The Ultimate Waco "Fixer Upper" Fan TV Tour with Lunch Included

¥5,487
Per adult
Amazing Fixer Upper Tour of Waco, Texas
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Amazing Fixer Upper Tour of Waco, Texas

¥3,868
Per adult
Classic Waco Tour: Best Sites in Waco & Highlights from TV
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Classic Waco Tour: Best Sites in Waco & Highlights from TV

¥9,380
Per adult

Reviews of Waco

4.2

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
404
5 - Excellent 38.36657169990503%
4 - Good
477
4 - Good 45.2991452991453%
3 - Okay
152
3 - Okay 14.434947768281102%
2 - Disappointing
15
2 - Disappointing 1.4245014245014245%
1 - Terrible
5
1 - Terrible 0.4748338081671415%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 5, 2020

Such a fun, beautiful town.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 29, 2020

My son actually attends TSTC So I may be a little bias. But I've come to realize that with every visit I enjoy the town of Waco a little more each time.

5/5 - Excellent

Wendy

May 24, 2020

We like Waco. Enjoy the restaurants. Love Cameron Park. The current construction of I-35 is a pain.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

May 1, 2020

We were just passing through.

4/5 - Good

Luvapet21694

Apr 28, 2020

The staff at Baylor Scitt and White Hillcrest Labor and delivery staff are amazing!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Apr 26, 2020

My hometown

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