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Guide to Family-Friendly Festivals (July-August 2014) None 

Guide to Family-Friendly Festivals (July-August 2014)

There is always something to do in Oklahoma—and this festival guide is your comprehensive list to family-friendly fun around the state! Whether you are looking for a large festival in the Oklahoma City metro or an event with small-town charm, this guide can help you plan day and weekend trips in Oklahoma.

Family Fun on Route 66 December 2014

Family Fun on Route 66

Oklahoma has a storied history of adventurers and innovators. Take some time this month and follow their path—over land and to the stars—with a trip out west. The towns of Elk City, Clinton and Weatherford all have chronicled the journeys of these brave Oklahomans in some unique and interesting formats that are both educational and entertaining.

Uncover Ancient History in Lawton November 2014

Uncover Ancient History in Lawton

In exploring all that Oklahoma has to offer, there is a place where cultures both ancient and modern intersect, where one can experience the evolution of the U.S. Army and the technology used to secure and defend our country’s freedoms. There is a place where nature itself is supreme, offering a look at a vanishing aspect of the American frontier, and where a person can spend time in spiritual reflection, as well. Come along for the short drive to southwestern Oklahoma, and discover the Lawton/Fort Sill area.

5 Reasons to Love the Jasmine Moran Children's Museum October 2014

5 Reasons to Love the Jasmine Moran Children's Museum

Just a little off the beaten path in Seminole, you and your family will uncover an incredible children’s museum packed with educational exhibits and endless ways to make memories together.

Fall 2014 Pumpkin Patches October 2014

Fall 2014 Pumpkin Patches

Pumpkin patches for fall 2014 open in and around Oklahoma City.

2014 Fall Fun Guide October 2014

2014 Fall Fun Guide

Cooler temperatures beckon Oklahoma families outside for fall fun. Whether strolling a pumpkin patch with a cup of warm cider or trying your hand at a nostalgic carnival game at a fall festival, embrace the season with a fun fall outing from our Fall Fun Guide.

Follow the Chisholm Trail to Family Fun in Kingfisher September 2014

Follow the Chisholm Trail to Family Fun in Kingfisher

Just an hour northwest of downtown Oklahoma City, Kingfisher offers much for families seeking a journey into Oklahoma’s pioneer past, but with some intriguing, modern attractions as well.

5 "Bone"-afide Reasons to visit the Museum of Osteology July 2014

5 "Bone"-afide Reasons to visit the Museum of Osteology

There is truly no other museum like it in the Oklahoma City area—or anywhere else in America for that matter. Focusing on the form and function of the skeletal system, this museum offers an up close look at skulls and skeletons from all corners of the world. Here are five reasons to explore this unique museum and give your kids a new appreciation of the natural world.

5 Places to Find Water Fun in OKC July 2014

5 Places to Find Water Fun in OKC

Summer heat is here! Escape the high temperatures and cool off at these great water parks, pools and splash pads in the metro area. Here are five great ways to make a splash with your family this summer—so grab the sunscreen, hit the water and have a great time.

10 Places to Find Family Fun in the OKC Metro July 2014

10 Places to Find Family Fun in the OKC Metro

One of my favorite things about Oklahoma City is that there's always something to do. It doesn't matter how old you are, what hobbies you're interested in, or what part of the city you live in, there is always some place to visit or an event to attend. To help make it a little easier for you to decide how to spend some of those last days of summer close to home, here are some great venues around town that are fun for the whole family and are also included on MetroFamily's awesome 2014-2015 Kids Pass.

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