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Local Attractions

Waco Mammoth National Monument

Standing as tall as 14 feet and weighing 20,000 pounds, Columbian mammoths roamed across what is present-day Texas thousands of years ago. Today, the fossil specimens represent the nation's first and only recorded evidence of a nursery herd of ice age Columbian mammoths.


Heritage Homestead

Tours, Activities, Workshops on Pottery, Blacksmith, Quilting, Craft Shops, Furniture and Gifts, Dining and much more. Homestead Craft Village is open year-round,
Monday through Friday, 10AM to 5PM & Saturday 9AM to 5PM.


Brazos River

Take a relaxing tour of one of Waco’s best kept secrets, the Cameron Park Paddling Trails. This trail offers a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the quiet serenity of nature while paddling through the parks and riparian corridors of Waco.


Cameron Park Cliffs

Cameron Park is one of the largest municipal parks in Texas, and it's where Waco celebrates life! Located right next door to downtown and the Brazos River, the park is an oasis with towering trees, two rivers, breathtaking cliffs and a National Recreation Trail system.


The John Parker family established Parker’s Fort in 1833. The fort was the site of a well-known Comanche Indian raid in May 1836, in which the Comanche captured 12-year old Cynthia Ann Parker. She was the mother of the last great Comanche chief, Quanah Parker.

The Civilian Conservation Corps built a replica of the fort, now known as Old Fort Parker, as a 1936 centennial project.


BSR Surf Resort

Get Away from the heat!  Sit in the Lazy River, Ride a wave in the Surfing Wave pool or try the amazing Cable Pull Wake board


Magnolia Silos

Magnolia Market and its famous landmark silos occupy two city blocks in downtown Waco. Owned by HGTV “Fixer Upper” stars Chip and Joanna Gaines, the store offers items in Joanna’s unique style. Admission to the complex is free. Visitors can play free games on the lawn or picnic in the shade. You can Eat at the food trucks, sit at the coffee shop or hit the shops.


Sul Ross Skateboard Park

Sul Ross Skate Park was completed in the summer of 2015. The state of the art park features in-ground bowls, ramps, stairs, and rails for skating enthusiasts of all ages. The park also includes a playground, walking trail, pavilion, and restrooms.


Galaxy Drive In Movie Thearer

The Galaxy Drive-in is a large, seven screen drive-in theater located in Ennis, Texas which is located about 30 miles south of Dallas, Texas. The Galaxy Drive-in was opened in 2004 as a three screen drive-in. Since then they have added an additional 4 screens bring their screen total to seven making it one of the largest drive-ins in the country. They are open year round, 365 nights a year.

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