Exploring McKinney ... One Story at a Time

Welcome to McKinney, Texas, a captivating blend of history, modernity, and Southern charm. Nestled in Collin County, McKinney offers a rich heritage, a thriving arts scene, and a strong sense of community. Join us as we uncover the hidden gems of this enchanting city and explore what makes McKinney a truly exceptional place to visit or call home.


Five Must-Do Activities at The Heard Natural Science Museum

With its sprawling 289 acres, the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary offers plenty to do and see including...

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McKinney: The Perfect Summer Getaway!

(The original version of this article can be found on Texas Monthly's website under Summer Travel Guides.) Looking for the...

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McKinney Summer Camps That Your Kids Will Love!

It's hard to believe summer is upon us, and that the kids are already out of school in North Texas! Are you looking for...

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Date Worthy, Romantic Fun in McKinney

McKinney is a popular destination for a romantic getaway, and whether it's Valentine's Day or just any day of the year,...

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Red Zeppelin Records is a perfect fit for Music-Friendly McKinney

(Guest blog republished from with permission.) If you love vinyl records and music with an edge, you're in...

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Top-Rated (& Most Loved) McKinney Stories


Active Senior Living in McKinney

Updated: March 4, 2024 Every week, people stop in at our Visitors Center to ask for relocation information. We hear that they were drawn to the area because of our downtown, our parks, the general quality of life they can find here, and...


Plan Your McKinney Visit Now!

Want to plan the perfect day, weekend, or other length of stay in McKinney? It's easy with the "Plan Your Trip" tool; just look for the butterfly button on the right side of any page on our website. Designed with our partners...