Magnolia Trail of Waco, Texas

As seen on HGTV’s Fixer Upper

  • Date

    November 8-11, 2020 |  Sun / Wed – 4 Days

  • Location

    Grapevine | Fort Worth | Waco


With the launching of HGTV Fixer Upper stars Chip and Joanna Gaines new network later this year, there is no better time to visit Waco to see where it all began for the couple. Known as the Heart of Texas, Waco is home to a lively cultural district, Dr. Pepper and Baylor University. A tour of Waco with local guides reveals many locations seen on their show and even passes a couple of the renovated homes. An entire free day allows for shopping at the Magnolia Silos, located just blocks from your hotel, as well as several other stores featured on the show.

Your journey would not be complete without time to explore Grapevine’s quaint historic downtown area, and a visit to the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, once home to cowboys, cattlemen and outlaws.


  • A full day free for shopping at Magnolia Silos and stores frequented by show hosts
  • Pass a few of the Fixer Upper homes on a tour of Waco with local guides
  • Hotel accommodations just blocks from Magnolia Market and on free trolley route for getting around at leisure
  • Visit Jimmy Don Holmes’ JDH Iron Designs
  • Explore Homestead Craft Village
  • Guided tour of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District


  • Roundtrip commercial air from Indianapolis to Dallas, Texas
  • Escorted
  • 3 nights accommodations
  • Breakfast daily
  • 1 lunch, 1 dinner
  • Sightseeing and admissions per itinerary
  • Ground transportation
  • Hotel baggage handling

Sun, Nov 8: Fly to Dallas, Texas and transfer to Historic Downtown Grapevine , a walkable, preserved historic area with winery, tasting rooms, one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants, and art galleries. Check out the farmers market or try some wine ice cream at Sloan & Williams Winery before heading to the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District , once home to cowboys, cattlemen, and outlaws. See the Old West come to life before your eyes as the daily cattle drive passes before you. A guided tour reveals the rich history of the area as well as the background of the “World’s Largest Honky Tonk,” Bill Bob’s Texas. Check in to the Hyatt Place Fort Worth Historic Stockyards for one night and enjoy a Welcome Dinner with the group at a local restaurant. (Meal: Dinner)

Mon, Nov 9: Depart Fort Worth for the Homestead Craft Village, a traditional crafts village offering demonstrations of woodworking, pottery making, fabric crafts, cheese making, basket weaving, iron work, and more. Explore the shops with one-of-a-kind handcrafted items and enjoy a locally sourced lunch. Continue on to Waco for a guided tour and see the Suspension Bridge, historic homes and neighborhoods, Baylor University, Harp Design Co., and pass by a few of the Fixer Upper homes. A highlight will be a stop at Jimmy Don Holmes’ JDH Iron Designs , frequently featured on the show. Check in to the Hotel Indigo Waco-Baylor for two nights and enjoy the evening and inner at leisure. (B, L)

Tue, Nov 10: Today is free to shop! Magnolia Market is just blocks from the hotel . Take your time shopping in the Market, playing games on the lawn, checking out the garden, and dining at the food trucks located at the Silos. The free Silo District Downtown Trolley makes it easy to get around to local museums and the unique shops, many of which that have been featured on the show . Be sure to stop by the Waco Visitor information enter and take a selfie with a life-size cutout of Chip and Joanna! (B)

Wed, Nov 11: Following breakfast depart for Dallas and fly home. (B)

Hyatt Place Fort Worth Historic Stockyards. Nestled in the heart of the Historic Stockyards, the hotel offers the perfect combination of convenience, comfort, and Southern hospitality with bold Texas overtones. Highlights: In-room coffee/tea maker, refrigerator  •  complimentary WiFi Internet access  •  restaurant. •  bar. •. outdoor pool  •  fitness center.

Hotel Indigo Waco-Baylor. This modern hotel is just a few blocks from the Magnolia Market and ideally situated for independent exploration. Highlights:  In-room coffee/tea maker, refrigerator •  complimentary WiFi Internet access •  restaurant •  bar •  indoor/outdoor pool or hot tub •  fitness enter.


  • Package with Air
  • Double P/P – $1,389
  • Triple P/P- $1,309
  • Single – $1,629
  • Land Only
  • Double P/P – $1,019
  • Triple P/P – $939
  • Single – $1,259

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