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Dec 18

Give the Gift of a Special McKinney Experience!

Posted on December 18, 2019 at 9:50 AM by Beth Shumate

snowflake lights in downtown McKinneyDo you still need that one special gift that your friend or loved one will remember for a long time, something that won’t be stuck in a drawer a year from now or donated to charity once it’s no longer in style? We at Visit McKinney suggest you consider a McKinney experience as a gift, an activity they’ll remember and cherish for longer than many tangible gifts and something they’ll enjoy longer than that fruitcake, that unexpected something you can surprise them with Christmas morning!

Food Experiences
Going out for a nice dinner is always a wonderful experience, and McKinney does have some fabulous one-of-a-kind restaurants. You can give a
  dining experience gift, though, that enables your gift recipient(s) the opportunity to try several McKinney spots all at one time. Consider gifting the foodie on your list with a food tour! Each offers different options and both provide special insider views of the McKinney dining scene.

Crafting Experiences
For the person on your list who loves to work with their hands, why not gift a fun crafty, hands-on kind of gift experience? 
Painting with a Twist
Walls of Clay
The Board Bar
Birds & Words
Graphite Pencil & Paper
Savor Patisserie

'Sleuthy' Experiences
The people on your list who love to solve puzzles, McKinney offers three different escape room locations, all of which have several rooms from which to choose... and all loads of fun to do together!
North Texas Escape Rooms

Kids Experiences
Kids may love to be at home playing video games, but we all know being active is something all kids, no matter their age, need. Try these places for some fun kid experiences.
Urban Air
The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
Play Street Museum

A Special Getaway
Surprise that special someone with a romantic getaway weekend. Or treat your mom, daughter, aunt, niece, or besties to a fun girls' weekend. You can combine a stay at one of our wonderful bed and breakfasts or specialty inns with any of the fun experiences shown above for an extra-special McKinney experience! Some of these inns offer specials, too, with spas or other services, so make sure to ask!
The Neathery Estate
The Red Gate Inn
The Southern Chic Retreat
Memory Lane Inn

No matter what experience you gift to friends or family, we know they'll love the memory of the experience for a long time to come!