The small Texas town of Waco has a rural country atmosphere, but is evolving into a place with a big city feel. The Brazos and Bosque rivers, as well as Lake Waco, which is 7,000 acres and 60 miles of shoreline, surround this city. Top Waco attractions are the historic Steel Bridge, Homestead Heritage, the Art Center of Waco, and the Alico Building. Waco Lodging options include budget inns, guesthouses, and bed and breakfast inns.
Guests can make use of the newly constructed Waco Convention Center in downtown Waco. This convention center has 14 meeting rooms, a 32,000 square foot exhibit hall, a 15,000 square foot exhibit hall, and a large ballroom.
Visitors of the Waco area can find quality food for a quick pick-up or make reservations to dine in at an upscale restaurant. Travelers interested in some traditional Chinese cuisine may want to take a trip to Cathay House located on Wooded Acres Drive.
An interesting Waco attraction is the Dr. Pepper Museum. The Dr. Pepper beverage originated in Waco; this museum shows the history and progression of the popular drink.
Waco Hotel residents that are interested in doing some shopping can do so at the Richland Mall on West Waco Drive.
The Texas Sports Hall of Fame is a museum that gives an inside look into the history of sports and athletes in Texas.