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Nicknamed the "Heart of Texas," Waco is a charming mix of American history, natural beauty, and family-friendly recreation. The city, built around the Brazos River, is the birthplace of Dr Pepper and home to the Waco Mammoth National Monument. You can explore the history of the city and Texas state in the many museums around town, or spend leisure time with the family in Waco's green spaces and water parks. The city is also the hometown of Chip and Joanna from HGTV's Fixer Upper, and the pair's Magnolia Market shop is a destination for design lovers around the country.

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Waco has come a long way since its founding in 1856. The city is home to major institutions like historic Baylor University and has its share of cultural treasures just waiting to be discovered.

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