Craziest Things to Do in Waco

. Although it’s a smaller town than its southern neighbor Dallas or Austin has many great attractions and activities.

Magnolia Market in Silo

Magnolia Market is an elegant outdoor venue. It has sections that include small shops in a village-like atmosphere, outdoor sitting space, and a bakery.

Dr. Pepper Museum

Outside, you will find a 1940s Dr. Pepper delivery truck as well as one of the few remaining neon signs from a Dallas manufacturing plant.

Waco Mammoth National Memorial

Two main buildings house information and artifacts from archaeological digs at the National Park Service site.

Cameron Park Zoo

More than 300 animals can be found in the 52-acre zoo. As you enter the park, pay attention to the gibbons that call out from Gibbon Island.

River Cruise on the Brazos River

Two-hour boat ride down the river on the Waco-Tours Brazos River Cruise. You’ll see native wildlife and be able to view some iconic Waco landmarks in a new way.

Mayborn Museum

The museum encourages discovery. This is evident in the engaging exhibits like the large dioramas that can be found throughout the museum.

Texas Sports Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame section recognizes more than 300 sports personalities, including Tris Speaker, the first Inductee, and K.S.

Lake Waco

You can rent paddleboards or inflatable kayaks at the Lake Waco Marina. You can walk around the lake and see local wildlife or stop by one of the shelters to have a picnic.