Take a Trip: From Dellrose to Waco and Everything in Between

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about all of the road trip destinations on your bucket list and the pit stops you want to hit along the way. With endless things to see and do in Texas, it can be hard to narrow down everything you want to experience. Luckily, we’ve done all the planning for you. From Dellrose to Waco, we’re exploring this nearly 200-mile trail, including a few noteworthy places to include on your itinerary. 


Stop 1: Sweet Magnolia Pickins Farmers and Artisan Market

18940 Julie Ln, Magnolia, TX 77355

Take a bite of this season’s local produce at the Sweet Magnolia Pickins Farmers and Artisan Market. Nestled in the town of Magnolia, this charming market is the one you’re going to want to visit to get a taste of the local scene. Find some hidden gems among the handmade vendors and fill your basket with the freshest fruits and vegetables.

Stop 2: Bernhardt Winery

9043 County Rd 204, Plantersville, TX 77363

Located along the rolling hills in Plantersville, Texas, Bernhardt Winery offers a local selection of signature wines for you to taste as you tour their vineyard. Stay the night at their bed and breakfast and relax in their Tuscan-style suites. 


Stop 3: Franklin Drive Thru Safari

4324 W Hwy 79, Franklin, TX 77856

Experience wildlife like you never have before at the Franklin Drive Thru Safari in Franklin, Texas. Here you’ll be able to play, feed and interact with their collection of exotic animals across 100 acres of terrain. There is also an on-site aviary full of exotic birds that you can observe up close.


Stop 4: Mayborn Museum

1300 S University Parks Dr, Waco, TX 76706

The Mayborn Museum sits within Baylor University and features natural science and cultural history exhibits focusing on Central Texas. Some of their stand-out galleries include a walk-in diorama on the Waco Mammoth Site, and exploration stations for geology, paleontology and archaeology. 


If local exploration is more your style, try a few of these restaurants for takeout on those nights when you don’t feel like cooking.