When it comes to McKinney, TX, it’s easy to fall in love. Anyone having paid a visit to the area will testify to that. What’s more, of all those living in McKinney, Texas, very few can imagine anywhere else they’d rather reside. What is it about this lower United States region that makes it so special? From the lovely country setting to its attractions for families, and from its fantastic food scene to its flourishing downtown cultural district, there’s something for everyone.
If you want to get away from big city life in Dallas, simply drive about 45 miles north to McKinney. Take a long weekend and relax or do some quick sightseeing and shopping during a day trip. In addition to its slower pace, people visit McKinney for its historic downtown area, natural beauty, and more.
Let’s take a look at some of the most popular McKinney, TX destinations. Remember, as well, that with a short drive (10 minutes average), you can also explore the many attractions in Allen, TX.
Attention All Foodies!
McKinney’s Downtown Food Tour is a walking activity in which you’ll encounter some of the area’s best food while learning about the city’s history. These culinary adventure walks are guided and come in several varieties. Some are open to children and adults, while others cater just to adults.
History, Shops, and More
The Historic Downtown Cultural District in McKinney features a lovely courthouse in the middle of a quaint, authentic historic downtown square. The Performing Arts Center now calls the courthouse home. Take in a video arcade, hotel, wineries, art galleries, specialty shops, boutiques, and more in this bustling area.
Go to a spa, walk around, paint, do crafts – what have you – you can do it all at the getaway known as The Southern Chic Retreat. There is even a charming historic downtown district restored 88-year-old home to rest in.
It’s Not Old – It’s Collectible!
You’ll discover the best collectibles, vintage finds, and antiques at the Antique Company Mall. You’re very likely to find exactly what you’ve been searching for, whether it’s a one-of-a-kind piece or something to add to your collection. Wear comfy shoes and give yourself enough time because this is a sizable shopping location.
Go on a Picnic
Take a break from sightseeing and shopping with a walk or picnic in Towne Lake Park. Enjoy the beautiful pond, marvel at the greenery, and sit under the pavilion with a bottle of wine and your picnic basket.
If You like McKinney Texas, You’ll Love Living in Allen, Texas
If you have fallen in love with McKinney, Texas, you can visit it on a regular basis by residing in Allen, Texas’ Discovery Village At Twin Creeks. We provide a concierge service who will be happy to arrange transportation to McKinney for you and your friends. Take in a movie, have lunch, or if you need to get to a doctor’s appointment, we can arrange that as well. You may not want to leave, however, when you think about all the activities and resort-like amenities we offer.
If you have questions regarding leasing or sales, please contact us at 972-532-7042. A representative will be happy to answer any other inquiries if you phone 972-359-1770. If you’d rather, feel free to use our convenient online form to open the lines of communication.
Even better, schedule a tour so that you can view firsthand everything we offer.