Waco, TX, USA

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Waco, TX, USA

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Enjoy a Lovely Rental House on Your Next Vacation to Waco

Waco, in the Texax Hill Country, is a wonderful vacation spot. While there, you can enjoy a beautiful rental house, condo, or apartment during your stay. Each property includes many facilities to make your stay extra special. Amenities may include things such as outdoor grills or hot tubs, and services such as internet access, cable television, and free parking.

Visit the Zoo in Waco

The Cameron Park Zoo is a great place to start your visit to Waco, Texas. This zoo includes over 50 acres of grounds to explore. Over 700 animals come from over 300 different species from all around the world. All animals are housed in habitats that are as natural as possible. In addition to the animals, this zoo has special events throughout the year that spotlight different aspects of the zoo. You can also visit the zoo’s gift shop for souvenirs and, if you get hungry, the café offers many options.

Play Golf in Waco

Golf is a popular pastime throughout Texas and Waco has several exceptional golf course right in its midst. Public courses include the Cottonwoods Creek Golf Club, the Lake Waco Club, and the Twin Rivers Golf Club which all offer excellent courses. Each course is a bit different so you will have to try them all out to see their unique features. The greens all encompass gorgeous Texas scenery with lakes, trees, and hills. Pro shops offer rental equipment so you can play without worrying about trekking your own clubs.

Visit Museums in Waco

There are many museums in Waco, Texas that are worth taking the time to visit. You can learn about everything from soda to history.

  • The Dr. Pepper Museum is home to a collection of memorabilia of this favorite beverage. It is the oldest museum dedicated to a soda.
  • The Martin Museum of Art houses many permanent and changing art exhibits from many different styles. In addition, their goal is to educate through events, speakers, and local festivals.
  • The Maxborn Museum Complex features natural and cultural history. Located on the campus of Baylor University, this museum focuses on anthropology, archeology, and paleontology. In addition, there are 17 discovery rooms for hands-on learning for the children.
  • The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum offers a glimpse of the Texas Ranger Law Enforcement Agency. It depicts their history from Wild West Days to present time

The Weather in Waco

The weather in Waco is almost always warm. Winter high temperatures average in the low to mid 60s while summer average high temperatures are usually in the mid-90s. Spring and fall are more moderate but are a bit rainier. Waco sees an annual average rainfall of about 36 inches. Any time is a nice time to visit Waco though the summers do tend to be quite hot. Those who do not like the extreme heat may want to choose a different time of year.

How to Get to Waco

Many people choose to drive to Waco, TX if they are not too far away. Rental cars are an option for many who do not wish to drive their personal cars long distances. For those who choose to fly, the Waco Regional Airport offers some flights. Otherwise, Waco is almost exactly between Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport and the Austin International Airport. Both are just over 100 miles away. Amtrak and Greyhound both have stations in Waco for those who choose to come by train or bus.

Attractions In and Around Waco (and vicinity)

First time in Waco (and vicinity) and looking for things to do? Local attractions include Cameron Park Zoo and Hawaiian Falls. Don’t miss cultural highlights like Dr. Pepper Museum, Fort House Museum and Texas Ranger Hall of Fame.

If you have extra time, you might want to explore the campus of Baylor University. Don’t forget to buy tickets if you plan to attend a game or event at McLane Stadium. Other places to visit in town include Texas Sports Hall of Fame, Mayborn Museum Complex and Art Forum of Waco.