Baylor University is set in a beautiful location in Waco, a Texan city by the Brazos River. For a unique local experience, take a walk on the historic Waco Suspension Bridge, which was part of the 19th Century trade route – the Chisholm Trail. Enjoy numerous local attractions while staying at accommodations near Baylor University.
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The city of Waco is particularly appealing to fans of the reality television show ‘Fixer Upper’ as the series is filmed here. There are also plenty of other attractions for visitors to Baylor University such as the bear habitat located on the campus. It is not for nothing that Waco is referred to as the ‘Heart of Texas’ and the following tips will help you make the most of your stay.
1. Popular attractions near Baylor University
The Magnolia Market at the Silos, a one-stop shop for home décor, tops the list of Waco attractions. There is also a bakery, food trucks and more at this famous market. The Waco Mammoth National Monument is a great place to learn about the now-extinct creatures and see the fossils of two dozen Columbian mammoths.
2. Family-friendly activities
Head to the award-winning Cameron Park Zoo where you see orangutans, rhinoceros, bald eagles, elephants and even Komodo dragons – an experience the little ones will cherish for a long time. Visit the Hawaiian Falls Waco water park to enjoy its 800 ft Lazy River Ride amongst other attractions.
3. Regular events and festivals
Enjoy the free concerts held every month with Brazos Nights, which is something of a Waco tradition. The venue is the lovely Indian Spring Park by the river and the concert nights feature famous musicians, plenty of food vendors and even activities for kids.
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