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Places to Visit in McKinney, TX

Family Fishing Off Pier

Have you been searching for fun things to do in McKinney, Texas? This historic city is full of exciting landmarks, beautiful vistas, and fun venues for adventure in day or night! In fact, there are so many McKinney attractions to choose from, that you might have trouble selecting just one! That’s where we come in. Check out our short list of the top places to visit in McKinney, and start planning an unforgettable day out!

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

Science and nature lovers come from as far out as Allen and Dallas in order to check out the Heard Natural Science Museum. Their engaging exhibits and flowering gardens will delight visitors of all ages, and since they put on fun events like the “Heard After Hours” parties, you can even plan your visit for the evening.

Collin County History Museum

The Collin County History Museum is located in a famous historical landmark, a large and distinctive post office that dates back to 1911. Their main exhibition, “McKinney Then and Now,” uses all of the latest technologies (including augmented reality) in order to bring historical McKinney back to life. Find the museum right next to McKinney Square in the historic downtown neighborhood.

Travelling near Dallas-Fort Worth? Check out our list of the best local museums to check out on your next trip.

Chestnut Square Historic Village

Just down the street from the Collin County History Museum, you’ll encounter the Chestnut Square Historic Village. This McKinney attraction features a variety of well-preserved buildings, dated all the way back from 1840. Even if you’ve been once, you’ll have reason to return again and again. They’re always hosting weddings, murder mystery dinners, ghost walks, and other fun activities.

Towne Lake Recreation Area

On a sunny day, the Towne Lake Recreation Area is one of our favorite places to visit in McKinney, TX. Since the grounds are comprised by a 108-acre park area and a 22-acre lake, it shouldn’t be hard to see why! Pitch some horseshoes, play volleyball, go fishing, or rent a paddle boat! It doesn’t matter what sort of adventure you’re interested in! You’re going to love the day you spend at this popular McKinney attraction.

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Franconia Brewing Company

If you’re looking for things to do in McKinney, TX, a brewery tour just might be the perfect option. You can taste more than 200 years of Bavarian brewing history at the Franconia Brewing Company. The brewmaster of this popular local establishment arrived in McKinney, TX all the way back in 2008, and he’s been making some of the region’s best Oktoberfest lager ever since.

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Whether you’re looking for McKinney attractions or hunting for fall festivals near Dallas-Fort Worth, you can count on the team at Town North Mazda to help you get started! We’re proud to serve our local community, and if you enjoyed any of our favorite places to visit in McKinney, we’d love for you to let us know! Contact us today and tell us what stood out.

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