It is known for its easy-paced atmosphere, welcoming neighborhoods, and beautiful parks.

Welcome to Waco

A Texas community with a small-town feel and big-city amenities

Waco, Texas, is a thriving city with a rich history. It is known for its easy-paced atmosphere, welcoming neighborhoods, and beautiful parks. Waco has something for everyone, from the scenic beauty of Lake Waco to the incredible shopping and dining options downtown. Waco’s climate offers mild winters, making it a great place to live year-round. From Victorian mansions to mid-century modern homes, Waco offers a wide range of architectural styles created by high-profile designers in its bustling real estate market.

What to Love

  • A warm and welcoming vibe 
  • Home to numerous attractions 
  • Ample green space 
  • Centrally located, making it easy to get around town
  • Great school district

Local Lifestyle

Waco offers a laid-back, easygoing vibe that its locals appreciate. Its location makes it the ideal place for those who want to experience all that Central Texas offers. Waco’s small-town atmosphere provides a unique living experience with its metropolitan-like amenities. Waco residents spend their days exploring Baylor University’s campus, visiting the Waco Mammoth National Monument, and soaking up the sun in beloved parks like Cameron Park and the Baylor Bear Habitat. 

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Waco is home to some of Central Texas’ best dining, entertainment, and shopping. Main Street is a bustling hub of activity, with highly-rated restaurants, cafes, bars, live music venues, boutique shops, and high-end retailers. For example, George's Restaurant Bar & Catering is a local favorite for flavorful chicken fried steak, while Central Texas Market Place offers a variety of shopping experiences.

For incredible steak and seafood, DiamondBack’s located in River Square Center ticks the boxes, while Spice Village is a must-visit for anyone looking for unique gifts and souvenirs. Head to Schmaltz’s Sandwich Shoppe for gourmet sandwiches and an extensive wine list, or Slow Rise Slice House for a delicious slice of pizza. Ninfa’s Mexican Restaurant, on the other hand, is your go-to destination for mouthwatering Mexican fare.

Magnolia Market is a popular destination for families, as its activities, food, and shopping keep everyone entertained. The Findery’s curated collection is a great place to peruse aisles full of one-of-a-kind finds.

Things to Do

Waco is home to several golf courses, country clubs, and stables, as well as numerous parks and annual events. History enthusiasts flock to Waco Mammoth National Monument for its prehistoric mammoth dig.

Stop by the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum, which honors Texas’ legendary law enforcement officers. Afterward, spend an afternoon with friends at Cottonwood Golf Course.

In addition to these attractions, Waco also hosts several annual festivals and events, including the Waco Renaissance Fair and the Waco Sailboat Regatta. These events help make the city unique and provide residents and visitors with fun entertainment.


The Waco Independent School District serves the community of Waco. 
  • University High School
  • Alta Vista Elementary
  • Bell's Hill Elementary

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