Top rated Tourist attractions in Waco

Experience the best that Waco has to offer with our curated list of top-rated places. Sorted by average review scores from venues boasting over 30 reviews, these establishments promise exceptional quality and experiences to elevate your visit in the city. This list contains 25 places from Tourist attraction category.

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Cameron Park
City park
400-acre park featuring 2 rivers, cliffs & playgrounds, plus hiking, biking & festival areas.
4.80 (3.8K reviews)
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Mayborn Museum Complex
Exhibits exploring science, natural history & communications, plus a 19th-century village.
4.80 (1.8K reviews)
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East Terrace Museum
πŸ‘πŸ‘ This place is definitely worth visiting. It has a lot of interesting things to see. It's pretty cheap to get in. Go on the tour it makes it even better. The tour guide was very nice and informative.
4.80 (51 reviews)
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Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum
Heritage museum
Paean to famed lawmen features history, artifacts, photos & more, plus programs & a research center.
4.70 (2.6K reviews)
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Waco Suspension Bridge
Historic suspension bridge, the longest of its kind West of the Mississippi when built in 1870.
4.70 (2.3K reviews)
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City of Waco Brazos Park East
City park
Sprawling city park abutting the Brazos River, with scenic views, boat ramps & horseshoe pits.
4.70 (690 reviews)
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Jacob's Ladder
πŸ‘πŸ‘ This is a fun spot to climb. The kids enjoy it too! They go about halfway and come down.
4.70 (498 reviews)
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Pecan Bottom Park
πŸ‘ I have been living in Central Texas for 6 years and it's amazing to see how the Cameron/Pecan Parks have transformed. The parks are well maintained and policed by the locals/law enforcement. Pecan Bottoms Park is at the base of Cameron Zoo and for you fitness freaks give Jacob's Ladder a visit, I pr...
4.70 (303 reviews)
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Miss Nellie's Pretty Place
Nature preserve
πŸ‘πŸ‘ Such a beautiful place! I loved it.
4.70 (229 reviews)
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Northern Gateway Park
City park
πŸ‘πŸ‘ Part of the Cameron Park, this place is awesome. You got a covered area that can be rented and it comes with public restrooms. Several play things will keep the kids entertained and the trail heads just behind it will keep all busy. Lovely place, clean and beautiful.
4.70 (180 reviews)
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Proctor Springs
City park
πŸ‘πŸ‘ I loved exploring this park! Very family friendly and I would definitely come here everyday.
4.70 (64 reviews)
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Cameron Park Zoo
Verdant, 52-acre zoo featuring numerous wild animals plus a gift shop, cafes & events.
4.60 (6.1K reviews)
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Silos at Magnolia
Tourist attraction
πŸ‘πŸ‘ This was my first time there. It was a lovely place to walk around. Dog friendly, which was a plus because I brought my dogs with me. Landscaping is inspiring, and the home shops are so much fun to browse. I got my teenage son with me. I think it’s a place more for a girls' afternoon out. They have...
4.60 (782 reviews)
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Woodway Park
City park
City park featuring a disc-golf course, 2 pavilions with BBQ grills, a playground & lake views.
4.60 (629 reviews)
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Mountainview Park
City park
πŸ‘ Very nice park. Usually clean & well kept. The smaller kids & bigger kids love the splash pad. There is a set of horizontal bars, & a tennis court, that I will be using for badminton πŸ‘
4.60 (333 reviews)
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Texas Sports Hall of Fame
Heritage museum
Museum showcasing local sports legends through exhibits & multimedia presentations in airy confines.
4.60 (282 reviews)
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Lee Lockwood Library and Museum
Museum & library built in 1969, offering event space & filled with freemasonry artifacts & books
4.60 (169 reviews)
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Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Farmers' market
Open-air Saturday market featuring local farm produce, artisan products & handicrafts.
4.50 (1.1K reviews)
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HOT Dog Park
Dog park
πŸ‘πŸ‘ Very nice dog park. Spacious for furry friends to feel comfortable. Picnic area. Bring your own water. Mostly everyone picks up after their dog. Have been going every Saturday for three months now. Positive experience every time. Wouldn't recommend children here, this is the dogs' space.
4.50 (273 reviews)
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Alico Building
Historical landmark
Landmark insurance-company office building built in 1910 with neon letters on the top.
4.50 (160 reviews)
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