810 I-35 North
Waco, TX 76705
Phone: (254) 799-7272
Fax: (254) 799-7011
Nestled along the banks of Brazos River, you can see the historic Waco Suspension Bridge from this park. Doris D Miller Park is named after an African American naval cook who is known for his bravery during the Pearl Harbor attack. You can idle away in this scenic park or watch your kids play on the playground.
Indian Springs Park is found in Waco's downtown region on the west end of the scenic Brazos river. The ancient Waco Suspension viaduct is found inside the park. Various events and festivals are hosted in the scenic park.
Built between 1868 through 1869, the Waco Suspension Bridge opened in 1870 and has remained a cherished landmark in downtown Waco. It was the longest of its kind in Western America at that time. It is bordered by the Indian Spring Park and Doris D Miller Park and spans the Brazos River. It was used as a cattle and vehicular bridge and since 1970 is only open for foot traffic. The bridge is the venue for festivals, parties and special occasions.
McCulloch House is a Greek-Revival structure in Waco. The history museum also conducts several events, programs and educational initiatives.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame is an attraction dedicated to commemorate the sporting history and its legends in Texas. It is also used as a sporting venue and a museum.
Cameron Park Zoo, located in the state of Texas, is steeped in history. The zoo was established in 1955 for local and visiting nature lovers. It is a great recreational spot for families. The park is home to over a thousand animals of numerous species. It is renowned for its wildlife preservation efforts.
Mayborn Museum is found on Baylor University's campus. This history museum has interesting exhibits portraying the rich history of central Texas. You can explore some amazing archeology and paleontology objects here.
The Armstrong Browning Library is found on Baylor University's campus in Waco. The library is home to extensive collections of noted poets like Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning.
Learn the art of making whiskeys as Balcones Distilling gives you the tour. Learn about how some of the finest whiskey is made as you taste the same. Balcones Distilling has been in the business for less than a decade and has collected over 40 national and international awards for being the ‘Craft Distiller’. In the small period of time they have perfected the art of making their own spirit and share the same knowledge with the visitors (over 21 years of age) over the tour. Crafting liquor is their passion and they are committed to serve some of the best spirits by using finest quality ingredients and equipment.
Lee Lockwood Scottish Rite Library and Museum is a public library dedicated to literary works, including American and International Masonic History.
Heritage Square is a fun public park in Waco. The park features walk paths, seating areas, fountains and children play area.
Ridgewood Country Club offers wonderful golf facilities throughout the year. The club was established in the year 1947 and includes a fine 18-hole course apart from other sports amenities.