The temperatures are rising and the sun is shining here in the DFW area, and there’s no better way to take advantage of the beautiful weather than spending some time outdoors and enjoying unique family fun in the town of Waxahachie, Texas. The charming area offers an array of options for residents when it comes to one-of-a-kind entertainment—from local outdoor activities to exploring the natural beauty and everything in between. At Trophy Signature Homes, we’re here to help you enjoy the warm Texas weather to the fullest extent—so read on to discover some amazing spring and summertime activities near our Buffalo Ridge community in Waxahachie.
Explore the outdoors
The entire Waxahachie area boasts a wide variety of natural beauty to observe and enjoy, especially during the warmer seasons. Residents of this picturesque town love to visit all of the 18 amenity-filled parks to find gorgeous hiking and biking trails, especially at Getzendaner Memorial Park—which features scenic fitness trails, play areas and plenty of shade trees for picnics, all on 33 acres of natural beauty that you can’t find anywhere else. For those who love the water, Lake Waxahachie is the perfect place to explore some nature on hot, sunny days—where you can catch bass, catfish and more, as well as kayaking, jet-skiing, boating or swimming while admiring the beautiful scenery.
For the athletes of the family, the outdoor Waxahachie Sports Complex is open to the public and boasts state-of-the-art fields for soccer, softball, baseball and football games—where people from all over the area come out to participate and cheer on local teams. If you’re into golf, the Waxahachie Golf Club is open seven days a week for anyone and everyone to take part in the 18-hole golf course surrounded by remarkable greenery. From sports to trails to lakes—there are nearly infinite possibilities to choose from for outdoor activities in Waxahachie that the whole family can enjoy.
If there’s one thing that Waxahachie is known for—it’s the wide range of entertainment and amenities while maintaining a small-town feel. Whether you enjoy delicious restaurants with wonderful patios or prefer exploring the shops in historic downtown, there’s something for everyone to appreciate during the warmer months in the Waxahachie area.
It’s essential for residents to visit the Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market, starting on May 7 and occurring every Saturday throughout the summer and fall. The community-centered weekly event offers an array of different items for sale—including fresh fruit, locally grown vegetables, eggs, fresh baked goods, honey, cheese, jams, salsas, locally raised beef and pork, grains, plants, art, jewelry, clothing and home decor items.
If you’re looking for outstanding food with a stunning patio in Waxahachie, look no further than College Street Pub—where you can find British-inspired dishes, flavorful drinks and outdoor seating surrounded by plants and string lights for a vibrant, lively environment. To top off a good meal or to cool off from the heat, residents love to stop by Braum’s Ice Cream and Dairy Store, where you can find some of the best ice cream and dessert in the entire town of Waxahachie.
For the shoppers or those who love browsing unique shops, there’s no better place to visit than the Historic Downtown District of Waxahachie. Walk the streets while going through a plethora of antique shops, restaurants, boutiques and specialty stores—and don’t forget to stop by the Ellis County Courthouse to admire the famous architecture and the beautiful spring and summer blooms. In addition, the Ellis County Museum is a great place to tour with the kids on summer break to learn about the heritage and history of Waxahachie—as well as the colorful and art-filled Webb Gallery with rotating exhibits and distinctive collections.
Enjoy the remarkable weather
Above all, it’s important to take in the gorgeous weather that Waxahachie and the entire DFW area have to offer for its residents, whether you’re participating in any of the activities mentioned above or making use of your outdoor space in any of our incredible homes. At Trophy Signature Homes, we know that it’s important to have a perfect balance between indoor and outdoor lifestyles, which is why each of our forward-thinking communities, including Buffalo Ridge, contain a variety of outdoor spaces for our residents—whether it’s a resort-like pool, a fun-packed playground or a spacious back yard for your own outdoor oasis. Waxahachie and its surrounding areas come with a plethora of one-of-a-kind spring and summertime activities for anyone and everyone to enjoy, and our luxurious communities and carefully-crafted homes add even more to the year-round livability of this amazing town.
For more information about Buffalo Ridge or any of the groundbreaking communities and breathtaking homes that we offer throughout the DFW area, feel free to give us a call at (214) 550 - 5733 or contact us online at any time.