COVID News in McKinney & Texas

sip and stroll ladies in downtown McKinneyIt’s safe to say most folks are in agreement on one thing right now – we’re all tired of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. As we all work toward making our lives feel more normal, travel will no doubt be one thing people are definitely looking forward to in the future. Whether you’re ready to travel soon, or your comfort level isn’t quite there yet, we at Visit McKinney are ready to greet you!

Will you be safe when you visit McKinney?
We absolutely want you to feel safe when you visit our community! The staff at Visit McKinney is keeping the Visitors Center safe and welcoming for our visitors and residents with hand sanitizer stations, complimentary masks, plexiglass shields around our front desk, and check-out counter in our gift shop, and eye-catching reminder signage throughout the visitors center and shop. We have a touchless check-in and are recycling our styluses for those who want to fill out our digital guestbook.

For now, we’ve modified our office hours and are open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For assistance outside of these hours, please contact us for an appointment at 214-544-1407 or info@visitmckinney.com.

How are Our Businesses Handling COVID?
McKinney restaurants, stores, gyms, movie theaters, and such are all following city and state safety precautions to keep their guests as safe as possible. Also, McKinney's Chamber of Commerce has stayed in close contact with the city's businesses including our restaurants, venues, and shops. Click HERE to learn more about what the Chamber is doing to support businesses and their #McKinneyStrong and Buy Local campaigns.

city street COVID signVaccine Updates from Our City & State
The State of Texas and the McKinney community are diligently vaccinating the population against the COVID virus. For more about the vaccination process and progress:

Below are links to the latest state, county, and city guidelines so you'll know exactly what to expect when traveling to Texas and to McKinney, the seat of Collin County. 

Need Assistance or Have Questions?
As always, our Visit McKinney team is happy to answer any of your questions. If you need help during regular business hours (see hours above), call 214-544-1407. Otherwise, send an email to info@VisitMcKinney.com and we'll get back with you within 24 hours.

Let us help you make travel plans!
When you do want to plan your travel again or find the right place for a fun event, be it family, friends, or business, we’re ready to help you! Let us assist you in gathering event and attraction information about McKinney and the rest of the Lone Star State.

  • Click “Plan Visit” at the top of the green bar on the left side of any page on our site. This will access our Visit Widget tool where you can check out events, lodging options, restaurants, and attractions and then plan your own itinerary while mapping it out. Then download our Visit McKinney Smartphone app and take your plans with you!
  • Learn what places the McKinney "locals" recommend you visit!
  • Experience McKinney’s amazing music scene, now a designated Texas Music Friendly Community.
  • Check out our suggested itineraries for romantic getaways, girlfriend weekend, family fun trips, and history buff visits, all available HERE on our website!
  • For more details about planning a romantic getaway, read about a recent visit by travel influencers Our Sweet Adventures.
  • Make plans to visit spots that Texas PBS’s The Daytripper visited earlier this year.
  • Explore the fun places the YOLO TX television show visited on their visit this summer.
  • Knock four fun activities off your “bucket list” here.

Need Assistance or Have Questions?
As always, our Visit McKinney team is happy to answer any of your questions. If you need help during regular business hours (see hours above), call 214-544-1407. Otherwise, send an email to info@VisitMcKinney.com and we'll get back to you within 24 hours.