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Enjoy riverside strolls and ample entertainment options, from bowling, boat rides and mini-golf to shopping and dining, in this revamped warehouse district.
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Explore the lively heart of Oklahoma City in this buzzing district, where many businesses, hotels, restaurants and museums are concentrated.
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Enjoy opera and ballet, visit the Jazz Hall of Fame and admire well-preserved art deco buildings in this vibrant downtown district in Oklahoma’s second-largest city.
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If you're spending some time in Central Oklahoma City, Chesapeake Energy Arena and Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum are top sights worth seeing.
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Visitors to Oklahoma often expectto see the prairie of the stage musical, Oklahoma!Come to enjoy not only rodeos and acres of tall grasses, but also big-city sophistication.
Look for cultural activities inthe capital, Oklahoma City, in thecenter of the state. Here find several museums and galleries and an annual downtownart festival. The Paseo Arts District features more than 15 eclectic galleries.Walk through the Myriad Botanical Gardensfor a peaceful break in the heart of the city. Look for the lighthouse on LakeHefner. See the famous Oklahoma National Stock Yards, with cattle sales on aregular basis.
Tour the imposing State Capitol the building’s beautifullandscaping includes working oil wells. Oklahoma has been producing oil for morethan a century. See iconic derricks pumping around the clock as you driveacross the state. Windmills are building a presence as well. Understand howimportant wind power has been to Oklahoma at the Windmill Museum in Shattuck with more than 30 vintagewindmills. Look for modern windmills in the prairies of the southwestern partof the state.
In Tulsa, the 76-foot (23-meter) Golden Driller statue furthercelebrates the oil heritage. For cultural pursuits, view a large collection ofNative American and American West art at the Gilcrease Museum. The PhilbrookMuseum of Art showcases works from classic to contemporary inside andbeautiful landscaping outside. View the lights of Downtown Tulsa with reflections shimmering in the Arkansas River.
Travel around the state to enjoyOklahoma’s quirky festivals. Try fishing by hand at the Okie NoodlingTournament in Pauls Valley. Watchwildlife during Woodward’s LesserPrairie-Chicken Festival. Participate in or chuckle at Beaver’s WorldChampionship Cow Chip Throwing Contest. Watch the Boley Rodeo and BBQ Festival inthis town established by blacks after Oklahoma became a state.
Across the state you can also tryspelunking, skydiving, hiking, boating on the Illinois River, bird-watching andbat-watching. As you leave, you’ll be singing along with the musical… “You’redoin’ fine, Oklahoma…O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A!”