- TripBuzz found 214 things to do with kids in or near McKinney, Texas, including 202 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Frisco, Plano, Richardson and Garland.
- From Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary to Towne Lake Recreation Area, the McKinney area offers 91 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Bike Paths, Family Fun Center and Theaters.
- Only a 30 minute drive north of Dallas, McKinney, TX has a population of over 150,000 people, making it one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. There are plenty of things to see and do in McKinney, including seeing a show at the McKinney Performing Arts Center, touring Chestnut Square Historic Village, and admiring nature at the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary.
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One Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069 MoreLess Info
The 289-acre Head Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary is divided into three parts, a tall grass prairie, bottomland hardwood, and limestone escarpment, and visitors can see all on the 6.5-mile nature trail. The museum also has a native plant garden, and science exhibits.
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1405 Wilson Creek Parkway, McKinney, TX 75069 MoreLess Info
The community-owned and locally-maintained Towne Lake Recreation Area is spread over a rather large area that includes a 22-acre lake. Amenities of the park include lit hiking and biking trails, restrooms, concession services, paddle boat rentals, a fishing pier, and nine horseshoe courts.
A 14-screen movie theater, Cinemark Movies 14 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers self-service and mobile ticketing, a game room and a concession area with food and drinks.
Collin County History Museum displays the history of Collin County. The museum houses a collection of memorabilia including postcards and photographs. They are open for research needs. They are also open to the public during exhibitions.
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315 S. Chestnut Street, McKinney, TX 75069 MoreLess Info
The Chestnut Square Historic Village is a collection of six historic homes, a replica one-room school house, a blacksmith shop, a smoke house, a chapel, and a reception garden. Visitors can rent the facilities for special occasions or take a trolley tour.