Magnolia To Magnolia: Fort Worth To Waco

Destination: Fort Worth's Magnolia Avenue | Facebook: @visitfortworth | Instagram: @visitfortworth | Twitter: @visitfortworth

Magnolia Avenue is a vibrant, tree-lined street in the popular Near Southside district. Dine al fresco on one of the many patios while sipping on the varietal wines available at The Magnolia Wine Bar, Grand Cru and Ellerbe Fine Foods. All offer exquisite selections by the bottle or the glass.

This one-mile strip of mom-and-pop shops is where the locals congregate. Snag a hat from Fort Worth Locals or update your dining wear collection of handmade bowls and cups from Kendall Davis Clay. Make your own art to take home at SiNaCa Glassblowing Studios

Delve into a wide assortment of culinary experiences with cuisines from around the world, from King Tut’s Egyptian flair to Poke Poke’s Hawaiian tang, with dozens of others in between.

Rest your head at a local bed and breakfast like the Rosen House Inn, an early 1900s B&B nestled in the comfortable setting of the Fairmount neighborhood, or the nearby Texas White House Bed & Breakfast, owned by a local Chef Cindy Lucio.

Tap your boot to the tune of Fort Worth's newest artists by tuning into Amplify817, a commercial-free streaming service playing local acts. You'll be singing Fort Worth all the way to your next destination.

Destination: Waco's Magnolia Silos | Facebook:@WacoCVB | Instagram: @wacotxhot | Twitter: @WacoAndTheHoT

Book a weekend away at the popular Magnolia properties. The charming homes are beautifully decorated in Joanna’s classic style. The Carriage House and Magnolia House comfortably sleep 6-8 guests, while the Hillcrest Estate accommodates up to 12.

After check-in, wander over to Magnolia Market at the Silos for a day of shopping. The Magnolia Press Coffee Shop and Silos Baking Co. will be waiting with the perfect afternoon treat. Feeding a hungry crowd? Visit Magnolia Table, dine al fresco at a restaurant on the riverfront or patronize a locally owned restaurant in the heart of downtown. 

Fixer Upper fans, rejoice! The Magnolia Trail Self-Guided Driving Tour includes stops at all the hit TV shows favorite local shops: Harp Design Co, JDH Iron Designs, Little Shop on Bosque, a drive past the Cottonland Castle, homes featured on Fixer Upper, Waco Grand Karem Shrine Building (future Magnolia Hotel), Downtown Waco and the Waco Suspension Bridge. 

Visit Fort Worth partnered with Visit Waco to create this itinerary. Both organizations encourage visitors practice social distancing while exploring the destinations.