Greetings, Society of American Travel Writers members!

We welcome you to visit McKinney to experience all our vibrant and picturesque city has to offer! No matter the subjects you feel inspired by or long to write about, we're sure you'll find the perfect story in our community. 

We invite you to explore our website. Or, if you want to first get an overview of what you'll find on our site in the way of some story ideas, please check out the links below:

Uniquely McKinney Places to Explore

A Supportive Arts Community

A Foodie Scene Thriving on Locally-Produced Food Items:

Enjoying the Great Outdoors


Plan Your Trip to McKinney

Beth Shumate - new photoWe want to work with you to help you plan your writing trip to McKinney. Explore the buttons below and please do not hesitate to reach out to our Communications Manager Beth Shumate at 972-547-2061 or via email to She'll be happy to answer any questions you may have and to help you coordinate visits to the places you'd like to see while you're in our community.