The Cameron Park Zoo in Waco, Texas is a terrific zoo! The zoo has a great range of animals and exhibits and the grounds are well kept and spacious. There's lots of shade to keep you somewhat cool during those hot Texan summer months if you visit during that time frame. The animal enclosures are nice, and can really give you great views of the animals themselves if you are a bit patient. This also makes for great photo views, as shown here with this photo of an approaching jaguar. Food and snack prices are also very reasonable, as are prices for souvenirs. This zoo makes for a great day out for the family. Too often old structures are torn down the moment they are no longer used for their original purpose. Unused and unloved they soon spiral into disrepair, graffiti and vagrants hasten their demise strengthening the voices of those that considered them an eyesore and advocate for their removal.
This steel truss railway bridge crosses the Brazo River in the heart of the city of Waco in Texas and has somehow managed to withstand the elements and the adversaries. For me this bridge stands today as a remarkable historical, engineering and architectural monument to early Pioneer America.
Built 136 years ago by the St. Louis Southwestern Railway of Texas, it was known as the Cotton Belt railroad and was part of the greater Southern Pacific system. The railway operated right up until the mid-1980’s and has since sat vacant. Today the steelwork superstructure has little or no paint, the wooden decking is rotted in places and the vines are taking over. Despite all this it stands with a sense of strength and permanence, almost challenging the onlooker “I will be here for a hundred more years, will you? “
I was pleased to hear there are plans for its restoration and for it to become part of a new river walking trail. I would however be sadden to see it all shiny and new without the character and battle scars it wears like a proud veteran.
This was one of the Owls they had. So cute! It's eyes reminded me of Wall-E! #klmfoto #tnkarts This is another cool shot against the glass. I was wearing a red shirt that day and attracted all the animals. This guy/girl came up to the glass for me it was amazing! #tnkarts #klmfoto Wacko Waco Shadows in downtown Waco The bakery of the Magnolia Market in Waco, Texas, specializing in gourmet cupcakes. It was cool they had the glass up against the water so you could see above and below! #tnkarts #klmfoto For Fixer Upper fans, Chip and Joanna Gaines recently opened their new store at a renovated silo property in Waco, TX. Lines on Saturday to get in the store extended around the block despite rain. Sunday was beautiful but the store was closed. The wonderful Baylor campus is just a few blocks away. Baylor sciences building, beautiful. If you look at a satellite view of this building along with the McLane Student Center, it looks like a bear claw The bakery at the magnolia silos was really good. The cupcakes were amazing! So moist and soft and delicious. That's only the cake part! The icing was equally soft and creamy and delicious and great if you have a sweet tooth! They have about 6-7 different cupcakes and the line can be a little long but they give you an ordering card while your on line so it all moves pretty fast. Some Texas craft brews One of the houses renovated on the show Fixer Upper Got this shot from my trip back to my hometown of Waco Texas. #BVSCity Neat stop if you're in the area. Gotta try the original Dr. Pepper made in their soda shop! Waco town! Love it. Neat little market, featured on Chip and Joanna Gaines' HGTV show, Magnolia silos Alum Magnolia market Another shot from my trip back to my hometown of Waco Texas. Walking downtown and have historic Hippodrome theatre. BVSCitys Colonial
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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with free area shuttle and restaurant

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Outdoor pool

Location

This family-friendly Waco hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Fort House Museum, Magnolia Market at the Silos, and Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Dr. Pepper Museum are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas is provided, as well as free self parking, a free area shuttle, and a free theme park shuttle. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a spa tub are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 111 rooms offer conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, along with free WiFi, free wired Internet, and flat-screen TVs. Room service, premium bedding, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Languages Spoken

Hotel Indigo WACO - BAYLOR

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Hotel Indigo WACO - BAYLOR provides a spa tub and a 24-hour fitness center. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 3.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. This family-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services. An area shuttle within 3 mi and a theme park shuttle are complimentary for guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Restaurant 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 111 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Wedding services 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Brazos Bar and Bistro - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 35.0 per stay.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per pet, per stay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 10 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 20.00 per person (one way)
  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35.0 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Indigo BAYLOR
  • Hotel Indigo WACO
  • Hotel Indigo WACO BAYLOR
  • Indigo BAYLOR
  • Indigo WACO BAYLOR
  • WACO Hotel Indigo

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Up to 3 children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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