About 24,000 people call Ardmore in Southeast Oklahoma home.
The city lies approximately 90 miles (145 kilometers) from the state capital of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City and about 100 miles (161 kilometers) from Dallas.
If you're visiting Ardmore take the time to see its several wonderfully-curated exhibit spaces. For intriguing collections, head to the Gene Autry Oklahoma Museum and Eliza Cruce Hall Doll Museum. Those on tight schedule, however, should not miss the Chickasaw Cultural Center.
Ardmore offers locals and visitors alike a wide selection of outdoor escapes at its many picturesque natural reserves. Nature lovers will enjoy the tranquility to be found at Arbuckle Wilderness, Lake Murray State Park or Chickasaw National Recreation Area.
The Ardmore area features some excellent courses, ensuring the golfing-obsessed can always work on their average. Take a break from sightseeing and relax on the greens of Lakeview Golf Course and the well designed WinStar Golf Course.
Leave the mundane world behind for a few hours and take the kids into a realm of wonder and excitement at Hardy Murphy Coliseum and Ardmore Community Water Park. Don't pass up the opportunity to visit these lively and often educational attractions, offering a great day out for the whole family.
Travel through time by taking a tour of the Greater Southwest Historical Museum, one of the main history museums. Stroll through the center’s cool hallways and examine the artifacts on display.
When the weather’s fine, pay a visit to Memorial Park, where families can escape the crowds. It is a peaceful place where families, students, office workers and the elderly come together to picnic, play and relax.
In this culture-rich city there are a handful of remarkable exhibit spaces, such as the Goddard Art Center, where you can see local exhibits. If you are an art enthusiast or a collector, this is the perfect place to relax and learn more about art history.