You can explore the collection of 19th-century structures in McKinney or stroll down the quaint Main Street, which is dotted with individual stores.
Main Street, the city's main thoroughfare for dining and shopping, contributes to McKinney's distinction from its neighbours.
Chestnut Square Historic Park
You are taken back to the beginnings of McKinney at Chestnut Square. By exploring the ten buildings that have been preserved and date from 1854 to 1930.
Franconia Brewing Company
Franconia has been brewing beer in McKinney since 2008, when German brew master Dennis Wehrman arrived from Bavaria.
Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
This museum uses a variety of indoor and outdoor exhibits to introduce kids to the natural world.
A dock and paddleboats are available on the 22-acre lake. Even folks fishing on the pier or just lounging in the sun can be seen all year round.
Lone Star Wine Cellars
Some people might be surprised to learn that Texas boasts a thriving wine industry. In reality, wine-making has a long history dating back to the early 1600s.
Collin County Historical Society & Museum
Collin County is named after the early Texas settler and politician Collin McKinney, who helped instigate the Texas Revolution in 1835
Oak Hollow Golf Course
The public golf course in McKinney provides a fun round of golf at a reasonable price. It is bordered by forests, you get a lot of golf for your money.
On the western borders of McKinney sits this water reservoir, offering nice respite from the harsh Texas summers.