Exploring Waco’s Hidden Gems: A Fixer Upper Fan’s Bucket List
Waco, Texas is a charming city with plenty to see and do, especially for fans of the hit HGTV show “Fixer Upper.” The city is home to Magnolia, the home decor and lifestyle brand created by Chip and Joanna Gaines, which includes a market, bakery, and silos. If you’re planning a trip to Waco, here’s a bucket list of things to do and see while you’re in town:
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Here are the hidden gems in Waco, Texas!
Why we love it: This is a must-see destination for any “Fixer Upper” fan. The market features a variety of home decor items, clothing, and gifts, as well as a garden area and food trucks.
Why we love it: Jimmy Don Holmes is a metal worker who has worked on many of the homes featured on “Fixer Upper.” He has a shop in Lacy Lakeview where you can see some of his creations and purchase some as well.
Why we love it: Chip and Joanna’s restaurant serves up delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner options.
Why we love it: This natural preserve is home to the remains of mammoths and other Ice Age animals that were discovered in the area.
Why we love it: Learn about the history of the iconic soft drink and see vintage bottles and advertisements.
Why we love it: This beautiful park offers hiking trails, a playground, and a suspension bridge.
Why we love it: Take a tour of the historic university, which was founded in 1845.
Why we love it: Learn about the history of the Texas Rangers, a legendary law enforcement group.
Why we love them: This market features fresh produce and other products from local farmers and vendors.
Waco is a great place to visit for Fixer Upper fans and for people who love exploring new places and cultures. The city has something for everyone, from history buffs to foodies, and is a great destination for a long weekend or a day trip. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture all the beautiful memories of your trip! Make sure to tag us on social @moderntexaslivingwaco with all your favorite food truck meals!