When visiting Waco, taking a tour of the downtown area on The Waco Trolley can give you a great introduction to what this bustling town has to offer. For those who want to expand on their visit and spend time at some of Waco’s best attractions, we have listed some of the most popular attractions in Waco.
You can't make a trip to Waco, Texas without visiting Magnolia Market at the Silos. Made famous by the hit TV show, Fixer Upper, Magnolia Market offers multiple shopping options, food trucks, coffee shop, bakery and plenty of fun and games for the whole family! Magnolia Market is Waco's most popular attraction and is a great place to spend a few hours, taking in the historic silos and stylish surroundings of this two-block attraction.
Waco Suspension Bridge
With Waco's rich historic past, visiting some of the iconic landmarks is a must when visiting this growing town. The Waco Suspension Bridge dates back to the Chisholm Trail days as it was constructed to allow safe river crossing for both cattle and persons, beginning in 1869. Today, you can walk along this historic bridge and take in the scenic views of the Brazos River.
Dr. Pepper Museum
Did you know that Dr. Pepper was founded in Waco, Texas? The Dr. Pepper Museum is conveniently located in the center of downtown. This popular attraction is housed in the Artesian Manufacturing and Bottling Company building, constructed in 1906, this museum is steeped in fascinating history with interactive exhibits that provide fun for both kids and adults alike. Check out their site for ticket details.
Downtown Waco’s Farmers Market
On Saturdays, you can find many Wacoans at the local Farmers Market in Downtown Waco. The Downtown Waco Farmers Market showcases many local farmers, small businesses, creatives and artisans who sell their goods every Saturday from 9am-1pm. This is a fabulous opportunity to shop local, scoring fresh food offerings and the best artisan goods Waco has to offer.