Considered part of the Dallas Fort-Worth Metroplex, McKinney is only 30 miles North of Dallas. With its proximity to the big city, McKinney offers the quiet and tranquil life of a small town, yet it has all the conveniences of living in a metropolitan area. McKinney Village at the Medical District provides unparalleled luxury living in a city rated #1 Best Place to Live by Money Magazine. Here are some local places to explore near our McKinney, TX apartments:
McKinney Performing Arts Center is located in a historic building in what was once the Collin County Courthouse from 1876 to 1927. Today, MPAC is a venue for local productions, as well as a mixed-use space. Situated in Downtown McKinney, MPAC is the perfect place to catch a show after exploring a few of the 120 shops and eating at one of over two dozen restaurants in the downtown area. The Comedy Arena produces sketch, stand up, and improv comedy shows, as well as comedic acting classes, for all ages. This venue can even be rented out for special events. The Comedy Arena is open Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m., and Friday through Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m.
Brews & Wine
Franconia Brewing Company creates delicious, local, Bavarian inspired brews. These German-style beers are made by Dennis Wehrmann, who grew up with a family of brew masters. Franconia Brewing Company is also a green company that seeks to conserve energy, water, and transportation to help the planet. McKinney is also home to many wineries, like Landon Winery, Lone Star Wine Cellars, and Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery.
Towne Lake Recreation Area features 108 acres that include picnic shelters, sand volleyball courts, horseshoe courts, fishing pier, paddleboats, a lake, and an 18-hole disk golf course. Pack and picnic and prepare to have a day of outdoor fun when you go the Towne Lake Recreation Area. Or, if you’re looking for a more educational experience, visit the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary. There are exhibits, gardens, and trails to explore, including the Native Texas Butterfly Garden and the Fossil Tortoise Exhibit. For more details on hours and operation and admission, visit their website here.
There’s plenty to see and do when you live in at our McKinney, TX apartments. Schedule a visit to McKinney Village at the Medical District and find your new apartment home today!