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Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism: Offers  a cultural tourism program that features four historically authentic tours highlighting mostly the northeastern part of the state. Interpretive actors appear during some sections of these interactive tours. Tahlequah.


Attractions

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Gilcrease Museum of Art: Among the world’s largest collections of art of the American West, plus themed gardens. Tulsa.

Cherokee Heritage Center: Devoted to the preservation and promotion of Cherokee history and culture. Tahlequah.

Will Rogers Memorial: Filled with memorabilia and films paying tribute to Oklahoma’s most beloved son. Claremore.

Oklahoma History Center: Self-guided exploration of Oklahoma with more than 200 audio, video and computer activities. Oklahoma City.

Philbrook Museum of Art: A unique combination of historic house, major gardens and permanent collections. Sees about 123,000 visitors annually. Tulsa.

The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum: A tribute to those who were changed forever by the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Visitors can experience that day and those that followed through the voices, images and artifacts of survivors, family members and rescue workers.


Events

Azalea Festival (April), Muskogee.
Festival of the Arts (April), Oklahoma City.
Medieval Fair of Norman (April).
Chisholm Trail Cowboy Festival & Chuck Wagon Cookoff (May), Duncan.
Discoveryland’s “Oklahoma!” (June to August), Tulsa.
Beavers Bend Folk Festival and Craft Show (November), Broken Bow.
Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival (June), Oklahoma City.

 

Places

Historic Guthrie Urban Area: Restored Victorian buildings in America’s largest historic district and Oklahoma’s territorial capital.

Tulsa: Art of the American West, art deco architecture and the historic Black Wall Street district.

Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge: Habitat for over 300 species of birds, like whooping cranes, eagles and migrating waterfowl. Jet.

Historic Fort Reno: Military post established in 1874; more than 25 structures listed on National Register of Historic Places. El Reno.

Pops on Route 66:
A 20-metre sculpture of a LED lit soda bottle and straw stands outside the ultra-modern, red-rock-and-steel-truss designed building. The diner features counter, booth or patio seating, plus all the traditional breakfast and burger favourites, and hand-dipped ice cream milkshakes. There are over 500 ice-cold soft drinks on the menu. Arcadia.

 


Hidden Gems

Toy and Action Figure Museum: A look at how toys are made, from concept through manufacturing. Comprehensive collection of classic pop culture toys. Pauls Valley.

Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum: Homestead and mansion of Pawnee Bill, competitor and sometime partner of Buffalo Bill. Arts and crafts style house, original furnishings and artifacts. Pawnee.

Medicine Park: Oklahoma’s first planned tourism resort, founded in 1908. Unique cobblestone architecture with access to Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge.

Flying W Guest Ranch: More than 800 hectares of native prairie. Frontier town tours and trail rides. Accommodations include cabins, RV sites and picturesque tepees. Sayre.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Price Tower and Price Tower Arts Center:  A National Historic Landmark, the Price Tower is considered one of the great buildings of the 20th century. The Arts Center, housed in Frank Lloyd Wright's only fully realized skyscraper, features outstanding collections of art, architecture and design. Bartlesville.


Did You Know?

State Motto: Labour Conquers All Things
State Flower: Oklahoma Rose
State Bird: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Fast Facts

Region: GREAT FRONTIER
America’s Byways: Talimena Scenic Drive
Connecting Flights Via: Dallas
Info: Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation
1-800-652-6552
www.TravelOK.com

 

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