In recent summers, Oklahoma’s drought has made for less-than-impressive water features. However, an extremely wet spring has changed all that. Bubbling brooks, breathtaking falls and lush landscapes abound this summer in Oklahoma. Here are five mom-approved waterfall hikes for your family to explore this summer.
With a quick two-hour drive up the Turner Turnpike or, as a change of pace, a leisurely trek up historic Route 66, Tulsa grants travelers a home-away-from-home feel with plenty of family friendly sights to see. Packed with unique museums as well as a recently revitalized downtown, your family has a lot of activities to choose from, whatever your interests.
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Everyone wants their kids to have fun on vacation, but if they can learn a little something, too, that's even better. Southeast Oklahoma is full of venues that provide excellent opportunities for hands-on learning that are so interesting your kids may not even realize they're on an educational trip!
There are so many ways to have fun in northeast Oklahoma that you could spend weeks traveling from place to place and still not see it all. Here are four places to visit to make the most of your trip. You can pick one to visit for a day or pack a suitcase and take a week—either way, you'll see some of the best sites Green Country has to offer!
The northwest quadrant of our state has a unique and beautiful landscape. Oklahoma's state parks are a terrific—and inexpensive—way to enjoy the local scenery!
Dallas encompasses about 385 square miles, but its heart is in the downtown area. The epicenter of urban revival, downtown Dallas offers shopping, dining and a wild nightlife. It is also home to the West However, for many non-residents, Dallas is just that “really big city south of Oklahoma,” and hasn’t been known as a fun place to bring kids.
More than a century ago, Gordon W. Lillie, better known as “Pawnee Bill,” formed his own Wild West Show. The entertainer became an icon in the early 1900s with his famous Wild West Show. One part rodeo and one part circus, Pawnee Bill’s show traveled across the country thrilling audiences with trick riding, historical reenactments and performers from around the globe. Although Pawnee Bill and his traveling show are long gone, his legacy lives on in Pawnee and visitors to his hometown this month will be treated to a reenactment of his famous Wild West Show.
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An agricultural-based outing, such as a "u-pick-em" farm, allows your kids to experience a fun and active way to discover new food—and have fun at the same time.