Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Favorite Places to Visit in Waco, Texas
Here is a complete list of Chip and Joanna Gaines’ favorite places to visit in Waco, Texas. This includes all of the Magnolia stops. However, if you want to find where to stay, eat and shop, check out How to Plan the Perfect Trip to Waco.
Magnolia Market, Magnolia Press and Silos Baking Co are located at the Silos which is located at 601 Webster Ave. In addition, the garden area with the Magnolia Seed & Supply shop is located inside the gated area that is called ‘the Silos.’ This also includes many outdoor spaces for eating or hanging out.
Visit the Silos in Waco:
- Magnolia Market – main store that sells home decor, florals, t-shirts and souvenirs plus outdoor spaces like food truck alley with Magnolia Table & Silos Baking Co food trucks, pavilion and lawn with outdoor games
- Magnolia Seed & Supply – garden area on the Silos grounds with small shop, greenhouse, flower beds
- Silos Baking Co – bakery located next to main entrance of Magnolia Market
- Magnolia Press – coffee shop, located within the same block as Magnolia Market, inside & outside sitting
Then, drive to:
- Magnolia Table – breakfast and lunch only restaurant, will need to drive or ride Waco Shuttle, 2132 S Valley Mills Dr, Waco
- Little Shop on Bosque – Joanna’s original shop with discount Magnolia products, will need to drive, 3801 Bosque Boulevard, Waco
Coming soon… but you can still drive by:
- Magnolia Home furniture show room. – Located behind Magnolia Press. From the outside, it looks complete. However, the inside is not decorated or stocked. So, I assume it will be included in the grand re-opening of the Silos, which was originally planned for October 2020.
- New additions to the Silos: Construction is happening now where the former Silos parking lot stood. Basically, it is includes the rest of the city block where the Silos are located. This includes a concession stand, retail spaces, whiffle ball court, an outdoor patio with fireplace & water features, new restrooms, and a reconstructed Waco historical church surrounding another open lawn area. You can see complete plans for this space at Magnolia’s website, here.
- Magnolia Hotel – Located about 5 blocks from Magnolia Market at 701 Washington Ave. However, renovations of the former Waco Grand Karem Shrine building will not be complete till 2021.
- Cottonland Castle – Located at 3300 Austin Ave in Waco. However, work on the castle has not begun.
Not open to visitors… so you can only drive by:
These Magnolia owned homes may be occupied, so please be respectful of guests if you drive by. They are not open to visitors.
- Magnolia House and Magnolia Carriage House – Historic house renovated by Magnolia, the Carriage House was on Fixer Upper. This is located in Mcgregor Texas which is about a 30 minute drive from downtown Waco. Located at 323 S Madison Ave, McGregor.
- Hillcrest Estate – Historic house renovated by Magnolia. Located at 3601 Hillcrest Dr, Waco.
- Grist Mill – Renovated historical mill that serves as location for Chip & Joanna Gaines’ cooking show. Located at 401 East Ave A, Valley Mills, Texas
Other Places of Interest
- The Shotgun House – not owned by Chip & Joanna Gaines, but renovated on Fixer Upper. Located a block from Magnolia at 624 S. 7th St.
- Harp Design Co and Harp House – Clint Harp’s furniture and decor shop; plus house from Fixer Upper. Located at 808 N 15th St, Waco.
- JDH Iron – Jimmie Don who made a lot of the metal art on Fixer Upper set up a trailer at 401 S 8th St, Waco. He’s always open to chat with fans.
- Waco Tours – Three former Fixer Upper stars joined forces to start a company that provides tours in Waco. Info booth/van parked next to bakery.
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