If Austin, Texas had a sister city, it would most likely be McKinney, Texas. Voted the best place to live in America in 2014, McKinney has about 61 miles of hiking and biking trails, making it the perfect place for young and affluent first-time home buyers. With a population of 172,318, McKinney is the third fasting growing city in the country and provides easy access to major highways that connect McKinney to the rest of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
Boasting a low unemployment rate, McKinney has become a hub for those looking for great employment opportunities. There are a variety of restaurants and entertainment hotspots in the downtown area and fantastic shopping opportunities close by for the entire family to enjoy. McKinney offers residents an excellent quality of life, a diverse array of natural attractions, and one of the oldest historic downtown areas in the state. In McKinney, residents and visitors get a hometown charm surrounded by a thriving metropolitan area.
Seniors will want to choose assisted living in McKinney for the easy access to walking paths and outdoor activities, historical sites and museums, and the proximity to Frisco, Prosper, and Dallas. More specifically, seniors in McKinney can enjoy:
McKinney Performing Arts Center
Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
LAST Art Gallery
WestRidge Golf Course