Baylor is a private Baptist university, with an attendance of about 15,000 students a year. It was chartered in 1845 and relocated to Waco, Texas in 1886. Attractions at Baylor include a number of historic buildings, libraries and events throughout the year. Approximate driving distance from our RV Park: 15 minutes.
The Cameron Park Zoo features huge galapagos tortoises, monkeys, bears, cougars, jaguars, a herpetarium filled with snakes, giraffes, bald eagles, elephants, lions, orangutans and more. It is open year round, with a few exceptions. See their website for pricing and hours of operation. Approximate drive time from our RV park is 15 minutes.
The Dr. Pepper Museum is the place to go if you want learn more about this soft drink and its history. The museum includes many memorabilia and a number of exhibits. Approximate driving time: 16 minutes.
The annual Homestead Craft Fair at Homestead Heritage has myriad activities for the entire family. Learn more about fine hand crafts and heirloom skills. Enjoy many varieties of food at the food court. Listen to live music during the afternoon and evening. Tour the farm on a horse-drawn hay ride. Or try one of the many make-your-own activities. The fair is held the Friday, Saturday and Sunday immediately after Thanksgiving. Approximate driving time: 2 minutes.
Homestead Heritage is one of the most interesting attractions in the Waco area. It has a gift barn featuring unique hand-crafted gifts ranging from handmade soap to fine furniture and quilts. It’s main campus features a woodworking shop, a blacksmith’s shop, a fiber crafts shop (spinning, weaving, knitting and crochet) a homestead vegetable garden and an herb garden. It’s Visitor’s Center houses Cafe Homestead, one of Waco’s best restaurants. Driving time is approximately 2 minutes from our RV park.
Lake Waco is located on the Bosque River in Waco, Texas. It is a large lake, of about 13 square miles. It features a swimming area, trails, picnic areas, fishing facilities and more. If you’re interested in fishing, Lake Waco has largemouth bass, white bass, crappie, sunfish and various types of catfish. Approximate driving time: 25-34 minutes, depending on which part of the lake your are going to.
Lake Whitney is a 23,500 acre lake located on the Brazos and Nolan rivers near Whitney, Texas. If you enjoy fishing, it contains largemouth, white and striped bass, sunfish, crappie and catfish. Other activities include swimming, hiking, watching wildlife, boating and birdwatching. Approximate drive time from our RV Park is 35 minutes.
The Texas Ranger Museum contains archives and many historic firearms and other artifacts related to the Texas Rangers. See their website for more information and for hours of operation. Approximate driving time: 16 minutes.
What Our Clients Are Saying:
Brand new cabin. Very quaint. Quiet and peaceful. Sleeps 4 but better suited for 2 people. The first night my wife and 2 college aged daughters slept in one cabin. We were able to rent a second cabin for the girls the second night. We enjoyed our 2 night stay as we were in town for a Baylor football game. A little out of the way but a nice change from the usual hotel stay weekend. We would go back.