All trails lead to McKinney, Texas, unique by nature. Located just 30 miles north of Dallas, McKinney offers the perfect getaway. Relax into our casual elegance and small town friendliness. Shop upscale boutiques & galleries and discover your new favorite restaurant. Tour our fascinating historic district and plan a stay at one of our romantic B&Bs.
Outdoor recreation abounds. Stroll through a 289-acre wildlife sanctuary or take on a challenging mountain bike trail. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy baseball, softball, soccer, or golf. Participate or cheer; McKinney offers lots of opportunities.
McKinney was named for Collin McKinney, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. The city has thrived as a center of commerce since it was first established in 1848. McKinney's significant commercial and residential historic districts have been carefully preserved. Visitors relish the sense of place and authenticity McKinney offers.
McKinney enjoys one the oldest authentic and thriving historic downtowns in Texas. What was once the center of all commercial and social activity for Collin County, our 158-year-old city continues to serve as a viable retail, dining, entertainment and business center. Downtown offers more than 100 unique shops and more than a dozen unique restaurants, including upscale restaurants featuring award-winning chefs, sandwich shops, outdoor patio dining and neighborhood pubs. Downtown McKinney also offers an assortment of specialty shops, art galleries featuring the works of local artists, furniture stores, exquisite antique collections, gift shops and apparel boutiques.
About MorningStar Treasures:
A unique shopping experience in an 1880’s hardware store featuring over 50 vendors offering a wide variety of antiques and new items. Antique furniture, glassware, art, linens, quilts, primitive decor, jewelry, and more can all be found at this one stop shop!