The Indoor Activities to Beat the Heat in Waco, Texas

Texas heat-approved, family-friendly indoor activities!


Looking to beat the Texas heat and keep your kiddos entertained? We created a list of all the best Wacoan favorites to beat the heat in Waco, Texas!


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Here are Waco Locals top places to visit to beat the heat in Waco, Texas!

Here are Wacoan’s to visit to beat the heat in Waco, Texas!


Why we love it: A fun bowling alley with many lanes featuring casual grub & pitchers, leagues & party events. Take the family out for a fun night of competition!


Why we love it: A super cool gallery examining the history & memorabilia of soft drinks in a 1906 bottling plant.


Why we love it: Waco’s natural science and cultural history museum. Plus a discovery center that encourages hands-on learning for all ages as well as a Historic Village. Perfect for all ages!


Why we love it: Featuring rooms built around themes that are designed to test your wits against challenging clues, perplexing puzzles, and maddening mysteries. Perfect family-friendly or date activity!


Why we love it: A paleontological site and museum with fossils of 24 Columbian mammoths and other mammals from the Pleistocene Epoch have been uncovered.


Why we love them: A distillery offering tastings and tours in an old welding shop.  


Why we love them: Multiple shops all in one! Everything from clothes to home decor and more.


Why we love them: Axe throwing, BYOB. Enough said! Check it out!


Why we love them: A vineyard close to Waco offering fine wines made with 100% Texas-grown grapes.

There you have it! The best list of indoor activities! Make sure to tag us on social @moderntexaslivingwaco with all your adventures!

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