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To Do

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.

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!

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!

To Eat

Hotel Herringbone
Stop by the courtyard at Hotel Herringbone in Downtown Waco and enjoy an al fresco cocktail and treats from small local businesses in their open air shopping area. 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!

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

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…

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!

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!

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.


To Shop

Head to Downtown Waco and check out some of our favorite places!


Grab a pair of new boots at the Tecovas store on Washington Ave.

 Studio Grocery

Right next door is Studio Grocery – a vintage store selling all kinds of curated clothing and homewares.

Standard Hat Works

Standard Hat Works has been making heads look good since 1909 with hand crafted felt and straw hats. Make sure to make an appointment before you show up to get your head measured for your perfect hat.