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Summer Camps in McKinney

It's Time for Summer Camp in McKinney! The kids are out of school, and there is plenty for them to do to avoid boredom! After all, it's time for summer camp! There are so many great options available, something for all interests all summer long. Check out: the Prairie Adventure Camps at Chestnut…

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McKinney: A Texas Film Friendly Community

McKinney is a Proud Texas Film Friendly Community The official designation was announced by Texas Governor Greg Abbott in February 2019, certifying McKinney as a designated Film Friendly Texas community with the Texas Film Commission. Visit McKinney earned the designation in 2019 after completing…

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Music-Friendly McKinney Hosts TMR25, VIP Contest

McKinney has always, or at least for as long as we can remember, been a very welcoming and active city for musicians with many venues for live music, music schools, and even some high-quality music stores. It only made sense for Visit McKinney to pursue an official Texas Music Friendly Community…

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10 Activities for Families in McKinney This Spring

We're so happy to see Springtime bring beautiful weather and blossoming trees and flowers to McKinney. Spring also brings with it opportunities for families to spend time enjoying the great outdoors and time together completing fun projects. Below is a list of fun activities you and your family can…

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YOLO TX Visits Downtown McKinney

(Note: Thi s show was filmed when restaurants were at 50% capacity and masks were not yet mandatory.) The crew from Texas travel show YOLO TX visited downtown McKinney during the summer of 2020, stopping at several spots to chat with folks who work here and make our community such a special place to…

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Guest Blog: Where to Stay, Shop & Eat in McKinney

Earlier this fall, we invited social media influencer Jessica Serna (My Curly Adventures) to visit town with her husband Ismail Mpiana (My Culinary Adventures) for a romantic getaway weekend. If you'd like to read their recommendations for the best places to stay, shop, eat, and play in McKinney…

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Monarchs of McKinney: Planting Your Own Habitat

Did you know that McKinney is right along the migration path of monarch butterflies from the north to Mexico each autumn? These beautiful winged insects will be flying through North Texas within the next few weeks (end of September and early October), making this the perfect time to put in your…

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Guest Blog: A Romantic Getaway Weekend in McKinney

We had the pleasure of hosting a Texas-based travel influencer couple a few weekends ago. It was such fun to watch all their Instagram stories as they explored McKinney while they were here. Enjoy this excerpt from their Travel Guide to McKinney, then find a link to the entire post farther down in…

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