The LaSalle-Circle Shuttle has Passed the Test!

May 21, 2018

The LaSalle-Circle Shuttle has passed the 90 day test and is now part of the regular Waco Transit routes. Ridership figures showed the route has become the third most popular in just 3 short months, behind only the Silo District Trolley and Route #9 (South Terrace). And it’s free to ride! If you’re visiting Waco,…

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WACO CELEBRATES NATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM WEEK

May 9, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Carla Pendergraft Director of Marketing Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau Phone: (254) 750-5806 Email: carlap@wacotx.gov Waco, TX (May 9, 2018) – National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) is being celebrated across the country this week, including here in Waco. This is a time when travel and tourism professionals…

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New Map Available – Historical Markers of McLennan County

March 12, 2018

The Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau has released a new map called “Historical Markers of McLennan County.” This map includes six new historical markers from the Texas Historical Commission’s database. The map is free, and is available at the Waco Tourist Information Center, 106 Texas Ranger Trail, next to the Texas Ranger Museum. The map…

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Downtown Waco Map Kiosks

March 9, 2018

You may have noticed some new map kiosks downtown recently. This is part of a project to assist visitors in navigating the downtown Waco area. The City of Waco, the Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau, Downtown Public Improvement District, Creative Waco, and City Center Waco worked jointly on this project. Kiosk Photos Kiosk Maps Local…

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Six Tips from a Local About Magnolia Table!

March 7, 2018

Trust a local to give you the best advice about Waco! We visited Magnolia Table this morning for the first time, and we have a few pointers for you to get the most out of your visit. Take the back way to get to Magnolia Table. What’s the back way? At Valley Mills Drive, take…

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New LaSalle-Circle Shuttle for Visitors!

February 28, 2018

If you’re visiting Waco, you are in for a real treat. Magnolia Table, a breakfast/brunch restaurant owned by Chip and Joanna Gaines, is now open. If parking is tight in that area, we have a solution for you. You can park downtown and ride the free LaSalle-Circle Shuttle. This bus currently runs from 6:40 am…

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New photos from visitors!

December 26, 2017

The Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau recently implemented a new app that allows us to feature photos from our visitors. All you have to do is add Waco as your location, and we will “see” your photo. If we like it, we will send you a request! Check out the two rows of photos near…

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New Waco Map is Available!

December 4, 2017

We are excited to announce that the new Waco Visitor Map is now available. Because of the explosion of new tourism-related businesses, we increased the size of the map by 25%. The downtown side of the map includes restaurants, lodging, tours and recreation, attractions, and shopping. Please note that we are showing a different view…

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Fixer Upper is Ending…

September 26, 2017

Winston Churchill once said, “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” Chip and Joanna Gaines have announced that Season 5 of Fixer Upper will be their last. But in many ways, they are just getting started. Joanna is…

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Waco 52 Pop-Up Exhibition

August 11, 2017

The Waco 52 Pop-Up gallery is a celebration of outstanding artists who live and work in Waco and McLennan County. The exhibit is located at 712 Austin Avenue and will run until September 2. It has input from over 100 artists, performers and creatives organizations in our community. Waco 52 captures the spirit of this…

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