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Make your fall plans for a “GetaWaco!” Right up the road, right up your alley! Waco is an amazing escape with so many great things to do and activities to enjoy. 

Magnolia Market at the Silos.

You’ve heard of Magnolia Market and its fun shops, bakery, food trucks, and a wiffle ball field. But come explore the rest of Waco! How about a cold Dr Pepper, hand-pulled at the old-fashioned soda fountain at the Dr Pepper Museum? Explore the history of the Texas Rangers at the official museum. See orangutans and Sumatran tigers at the Cameron Park Zoo. Check out sports legends at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Historic Elm Avenue.

Other great attractions include Waco Mammoth National Monument, Mayborn Museum, the Suspension Bridge, Waco Downtown Cultural District, and more. 

Waco Surf.

For something completely different, try surfing some righteous waves at Waco Surf, the largest inland surf resort in the U.S. Book a lesson from the experts and learn wave riding. Stay and Surf sessions can be booked 3-8 months in advance with a booking at the Waco Surf Hotel.

Visit to plan your Waco trip today!