All cities have attractions for tourists to visit and fun stuff to do, just that some are less known than others. Waco has at least 10 places to see, so learn more about them right here!
This park is more than one century old and was created as a push for more green recreational places for the public to use. This is one of the largest parks in the state and offers many things to do, from trails to golf and more.
Cameron Park Zoo
If you go to the park you can stop by the zoo as well. There are more than 300 species of animals to be seen, and they come from all over the world. Of course, the zoo is a place everyone of all ages like to go to, at least from time to time.
Waco Suspension Bridge
There are few interesting things to know about this bridge. First, it was built in 1870 with about 3 billion bricks and it is a single span suspension bridge. Today it is used only for foot traffic, but this wasn’t the case for the first 100 years of use.
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Paleontology enthusiasts might really love to come this site and museum at least once. They will be able to see the largest herd of mammoths that died of a single cause. Other fossils of animals from the Pleistocene Epoch were also discovered here.
Red Men Museum and Library
This museum is the place to visit if you want to know more about American history. The museum was founded in 1991 with various items donated by Robert E. Davis. The items are as varied as peace blankets, writing desks, or paintings.
Armstrong Browning Library
This library was created by Dr. A.J. Armstrong through purchases and donations. Readers will find here the largest collection of works by English Victorian poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
The Grand Lodge of Texas Museum
The full name of the place is The Grand Lodge of Texas, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. This Lodge follows a tradition created by the Ancient Grand Lodge of England, which was founded in 1751. You come here for the museum and library.
This is a man made water reservoir and it was constructed due to the efforts of the citizens of the City of Waco. One of its main purposes is to save water that was otherwise wasted. Locals use this lake for fishing as well.
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum
This place is a center that contains more museums and galleries dedicated to the history of the law enforcement body known as Texas Rangers. This is where most of the artifacts and archives of the Texas Rangers are.
The Hawaiian Falls is a chain of water parks. This place used to be known as Waco Water Park. It is now three times bigger, therefore it offers more to its visitors, but most of them are water slides. A lazy river and a pool are also available to enjoy.