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To Do

Magnolia Silos
Chip & Joanna Gaines created a stunning shopping complex that encompasses two city blocks in downtown Waco, Texas.Their space features a big green lawn and lawn games, food trucks, and an outdoor stage (plus a huge home decor market). Admission is free, but you’ll want to grab a lemonade and snack! link

Dr Pepper Museum
Built in 1906 by architect Milton Scott, the Artesian Manufacturing and Bottling Company was the first building dedicated to the manufacturing of Dr Pepper. Take a tour, have a few samples and explore the historic building in downtown Waco! link

Cameron Park
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. Hikers and bikers share the park with fishermen, disc golfers and picnickers. link

To Eat

Milo All Day
An airy, rustic-chic eatery serving up seasonal Southern comfort grub alongside cocktails, beer & wine. Sit on the patio and enjoy the company of the rad staff who work there! link

Guess Family BBQ
Steak, sausages & other barbecue staples in a low-key spot with take-out & weekend brunch. link

Harvest on 25th
A little local gem just outside of downtown featuring creative brunch dishes made from local produce. Don’t skip the Honest Migas… link

Revival Eastside Eatery 
Stylish spot in a former church with locally sourced burgers, salads & sandwiches, plus wine & beer. Located in East Waco – a pretty cool up and coming area for Waco! link

Splendid Oaks
Fine Belgian Chocolates and ice cream handmade in Waco, Texas. Hot tip: Dine and drink at Milo All Day and then walk next door to Splendid Oaks for some post dinner treats! link


To Drink

Balcones Distillery is a world-class, locally rooted distillery in downtown. Try out a whiskey fleet, a cocktail or be surprised by their craft beers! You’ll also find a secret Milo All Day menu here for lunch (shhhh) link

Our local coffee shop has been roasting their own coffee since 2014 (they even made us our own Surfside Blend for our Surfside Shack here at Waco Surf). On the other side of the cafe they offer unique beers on tap, organic wine by the glass, retail beer and wine bottles to-go. link

Southern Roots Brewery 
One of our many Waco breweries in downtown – Southern Roots Brewing Co. is known for their southern hospitality, family, camaraderie, good eats, and great craft beer over all else. link

Find the hidden door next to Harvest on 25th to get into this trendy neighborhood bar. Walk in and you’re met with snippets of classic 80’s and 90’s movies and some funky cocktails. link


To Shop

Standard Hat Works 
Y’all will need a hat when you visit us! Standard Hat Works has been making heads look good since 1909 with hand crafted felt and star hats. Make sure to make an appointment before you show up to make sure you get your head measured and get the perfect hat for your dome. link

Clase Vintage
Clasé Vintage And Goods is right next door to Sloane’s, which is right next door to Harvest on 25th – so make a day of it. Featuring some of the radest curated vintage clothing and some original pieces – you’ll find something for everyone here! link
Central Goods
Located just outside of downtown is a curated vintage store in the former Gradel Printing building featuring 20 vendors offering home decor, vintage clothing, porcelain signs and antique furniture. link