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1424 Bistro

1424 is a small, privately-owned restaurant in downtown Waco, offering freshly made dishes and desserts. A quaint blend of upscale and casual dining....

AG Market

Anderson Glass has been featured on many episodes of Fixer Upper. Their small shop offers unique glass items, home decor, and t-shirts....

Baylor University

The oldest continuously operating University in the State of Texas, Baylor alumni include the founder of People Magazine, five Texas governors, CEO of Oracle Corporation, best-selling authors, Fortune 500 leaders, Nobel Prize winners, Olympians, professional sports stars, an...

Black Oak Art Studio

A ceramic pottery studio located in Waco, TX, which has become both a local art icon and home to creatives and aspiring artists. The studio has limited hours of operation; however their handcrafted products can be found in many local shops, including Common Grounds and Magnolia M...

Café Homestead

Also mentioned on the list as part of Homestead Heritage Traditional Crafts Village. Café Homestead offers meals that are prepared primarily using organic local ingredients. Try the jalapeno sweet potato soup, some homemade sorghum pecan ice cream, or a sandwich on fresh h...

Cameron Park Zoo

This beautiful natural habitat zoo has been featured on HGTV’s Fixer Upper. Enjoy a wonderful walk through the lush grounds!...

Cedar Chest Antique Mall

Seen on several episodes of HGTV's Fixer Upper. Located between Waco and McGregor, this one is a good stop on the way to or from the Magnolia House. Over 150 booths brimming with unique treasures of furniture, collectibles, china, glassware, pottery, jewelry, books, art, appare...

Common Grounds

This eclectic coffee shop is a longtime favorite of locals and students. Located next to the Baylor Campus, it has a charming atmosphere and great coffee, whether you are studying or just relaxing. The proprietors are the proud owners of one the Season 2 renovated houses. You ...

Dichotomy Coffee & Spirits

The interior of the 100 year-old building housing this local favorite features a mix of modern and traditional elements. Local artisans were utilized in the creation of this community space....

Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute

Located just a couple of blocks from the Magnolia Market, the Dr Pepper Museum is housed in a historic three story bottling plant. Exhibits feature the history of Dr Pepper and the soft drink industry. Be sure to get a hand-pulled Dr Pepper float at the old time soda fountain....

Harp Design Co.

HGTV’s Fixer Upper regularly features the amazing designs for craftsman Clint Harp. Stop in to visit his shop and showroom. Pick up some of those famous wooden candle holders, or a step stool, or have a custom table created, just like Joanna does. Closed Sunday. ...

Hillcrest Estate

Hillcrest Estate is a beautiful, historic home in the heart of Waco, Texas that was stuck in a time gone by. A renovation by the Magnolia Homes team infused fresh, updated features with the home’s original details and character. The home is generally booked solid, but you can c...

Homestead Craft Village

This traditional crafts village offers demonstrations of woodworking, pottery making, fabric crafts, cheese making, barn building, basket weaving, iron work, and more. Be sure to shop for hand crafted items in the Gift Barn and enjoy lunch or a decadent dessert at Café Homes...

Jake’s Texas Tea House

Located in downtown Waco, Jake’s offers southern diner style food in an atmosphere that will take you back to the 50’s. Burgers are served in hubcaps, and they offer blue plate specials on weekdays....

JDH Iron Designs

Visit Jimmy Don Holmes’ store and shop. You are likely to find some of the great signs seen on HGTV’s Fixer Upper or have them design a custom sign just for you. Closed Sunday. Facebook...

Lula Jane’s

Lula Jane’s welcomes everyone to gather and enjoy coffee and their fabulous baked goods. Everything is made from scratch, in-house, with the best ingredients. They also have a model vegetable, herb and flower garden on site as well as a water collection system to help maintai...

Magnolia House

This lovely vacation home was unveiled to fans on a special Christmas 2015 episode. It opened for booking in March 2016, and sold out for the next year within hours. The home is generally booked solid, but you can check availability at https://magnoliamarket.com/stay/. Yo...

Magnolia Market at the Silos

Start your day at the famous Magnolia Silos, a two-block complex located just a few blocks from I-35. Take your time shopping in the Market, playing games on the lawn, checking out the garden, taking plenty of photos (roaming staff members will assist you) and dining at the food ...

Magnolia Table

You may want to start your day at Magnolia Table, a new restaurant owned by Chip and Joanna Gaines. This new breakfast and brunch spot is open from 6am to 3pm, and closed on Sundays. The earlier you get there, the better! Ride the free LaSalle-Circle Shuttle bus from downtown. C...

Magnolia Warehouse Shop (The Little Shop on Bosque)

The original home of the Magnolia Market, this site is an adorable house made into a shop. The little shop grew as much as it could at its original location, before moving into the new location at the Silos in late November of 2015. Watch our calendar of events or sign u...

Mayborn Museum Complex

The Mayborn Museum Complex has been featured on  HGTV’s Fixer Upper. Experience this world class natural science and cultural history museum focusing on Central Texas with walk-in dioramas including one on the Waco Mammoth National Monument, and exploration stations for geol...

Schmaltz’s Sandwich Shoppe

“Waco Born & Bread,” Schmaltz’s features oven-toasted sandwiches on fresh artisan bread. A staple of locals and students since 1975. Additional location: 1412 N. Valley Mills Dr, (254) 776-3694...

Silos Baking Co.

The dream of owning a bakery stemmed completely from Joanna’s love of baking and cooking. From a young age, Joanna delighted in spending time with her family in the kitchen. There, she learned the trade secrets to her homemade chocolate cake, Syrian donuts, chocolate chip co...

Sironia

Long time local favorite with two floors of eclectic shops and wonderful café. The café serves fabulous lunches and desserts. Closed Sunday and Monday....

Spice Village

Head over to Spice Village – a long time local favorite. Located in a 1908 warehouse building in downtown Waco, Spice houses over 80 individual shops in a fun atmosphere. You’ll recognize many from Joanna Gaines’ televised shopping adventures....

Take a Selfie with Chip & Jo

Chip and Joanna live in Waco and love it here, but if you don’t see them in person, you can still take your picture with a life-size cutout of them, at the Waco Tourist Information Center. Waco Tourist Information Center & Gift Shop The best place to get Waco and Texas s...

The Earle-Harrison House & Pape Gardens

Built in 1858, the Earle-Harrison House is now surrounded by a spacious 5.82 acre enclosed garden that includes a 60×90 tent and double gazebo. The Greek Revival antebellum structure is quite imposing with its walk-through windows, verandas and spacious rooms. Its collection of ...

Vitek’s BBQ 

viteChip and Jo are Baylor Bears, so it is no wonder that one of the eating establishments featured on their show would be the home of the Gut Pak. The Gut Pak was voted first place in The Cooking Channel’s 2013 Best College Eats by viewers. It is certainly one of our favorites...

Waco Suspension Bridge

Featured often in the opening scenes of Fixer Upper, this beautiful landmark was the first bridge across the Brazos River and served as a key crossing on the Chisholm and Shawnee cattle drive trails. Make sure to stop so you can get a group photo on the bridge or with the herd...

Wildland Supply Co.

Wildland Supply Co. is a carefully curated, independent clothing and lifestyle shop. You’ve seen Joanna wearing some of the styles from this locally owned shop....