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In 1909 Amicable Life Insurance Company (ALICO) was established in Waco and later embarked on a mission that changed this city's skyline forever!
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Alico Building
425 Austin Avenue
Waco, TX 76701
Walk through the landscaping on the edge of downtown. Take a moment to catch your breath and relax amidst the beauty just beyond City Hall's front porch.
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Heritage Square
3rd Street & Austin Avenue
Waco, TX
Take advantage of the many programs available through four historic house museums and receive a glimpse into Waco's past. Lots of activities for children.
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Historic Waco Foundation
810 S 4th St.
Waco, TX 76706
(254) 753-5166
Rotating outdoor sculpture exhibits and permanent statues framed by the banks of the Brazos River offer an opportunity to enjoy art while out and about.
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Sculptures in Indian Spring Park
100 N. University Parks Dr.
Waco, TX 76701
Try your hand at tortilla tossing, or look down upon the Brazos and savor the view from this historic bridge bordered by oaks, walking trails and parks.
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Waco Suspension Bridge
100 S. University Parks Dr.
Waco, TX 76702

Waco offers all the warmth of a small town with the rich cultural scene and vast entertainment options of a much larger city. There is always something to do, no matter what interests you. Art aficionados will revel in the Croft's exhibits and won't want to miss lectures from critics and artists alike at Baylor's outstanding Martin Museum of Arts.

For music lovers, season tickets to performances by the Waco Symphony Orchestra and guest musicians couldn't be a more perfect gift, whether it's for someone else or for you. Local art and music festivals provide entertainment for everyone at some of Waco's most scenic outdoor venues. Literature lovers will spend days discovering the treasures housed within beautiful Armstrong Browning Library.

Baylor Theatre puts on classic plays and cutting-edge, modern dramatic performances, open to the public. For those who never stop learning, downtown Waco's wealth of musicians will absorb your attention. Whether your interest is sports, history, science, industry or the more creative side of things, there is a perfect museum for you that will offer plenty to explore. Tons of races, parks and even a skate park downtown offer recreational opportunities for people who love to play outside.

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