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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 Wacoan’s top places to visit to beat the heat in Waco, Texas!

 

Family-friendly Activities:

 

WACO MAMMOTH SITE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Location: 6220 Steinbeck Bend Dr, Waco, TX 76708

Follow on social: @wacomammothfoundation

 

MAYBORN MUSEUM

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!

Location: 1300 S University Parks Dr, Waco, TX 76706

Follow on social: @maybornmuseum

 

DR. PEPPER MUSEUM

 

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

Location: 300 S 5th St, Waco, TX 76701

Follow on social: @drpeppermuseum 
 

WACO ESCAPE ROOM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!

Location: 711 Washington Ave, Waco, TX 76701

Follow on social: @wacoescaperooms

 

BOWLERO LANES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!

Location: 4565 W Waco Dr, Waco, TX 76710 

Follow on social: @bowlerobowl

 

Adult activities:

 

SPICE VILLAGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Location: 213 Mary Ave, Waco, TX 76701

Follow on social: @spicevillage

 

VALLEY MILL'S VINEYARD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Location:1686 FM1637, Valley Mills, TX 76689

Follow on social: @valleymillsvineyards

 

STUMPY'S HATCHET HOUSE WACO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Location: 924 Austin Ave. Waco, Texas 76701

Follow on social: @stumpyshhwaco

BALCONES DISTILLING WACO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Location: 225 S 11th St, Waco, TX 76701

Follow on Social: @balconeswaco


 

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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