Summers were made for road trips. We understand kids and road trips don't always go hand-in-hand, but Oklahoma City is conveniently located in the center of the state, making many of Oklahoma's top attractions just a short distance away. We've rounded up some of our top trip ideas for families looking for fun in close proximity.
Oklahoma City metro kids certainly live in a sweet spot. The city offers plenty of urban attractions and excitement but Oklahoma's rich agricultural history is still very much alive on the outskirts. Several local farms open their barn doors each spring and summer to give city-dwellers an inside look at farm life.
Oklahoma is home to the longest driveable stretch of Route 66 in the country! The Mother Road cuts right through the state and is sprinkled with quirky roadside attractions perfect for families. So plan a Route 66 adventure and be sure to check out these family-friendly stops along the way.
Some days, you just want to close your eyes, hear the seagulls calling, the sound of waves crashing on the shore and your kids laughing and playing in the sand. Here’s how to do it: get the family in the car, throw in some clothes, snacks and spontaneity and make it out of the city for a well-deserved road trip to Galveston, Texas.
Oklahoma is full of fun family road trip opportunities! To prove it, we had a real local mom explore every region of Oklahoma with her kids and report back on the best family-friendly attractions across the Sooner State.
Marriage experts urge parents to spend time nurturing their couple relationship as well as their parent relationship. Here are five great places to escape with your spouse in Oklahoma and spend some time together.
Education in early Oklahoma was very different from what kids experience today. There were very few amenities in the schoolhouses (if there was a schoolhouse) and not always enough materials to go around. In fact, did you know…
We love visiting museums year-round, but January often calls for museum visits out of necessity. A visit to a museum is a terrific way to keep kids entertained indoors during the winter months. After you visit all Oklahoma City’s exciting museum offerings, here are a few that are worth a road trip.
About two hours east of Oklahoma City sits a quaint town with top-notch family attractions that beckon visitors for Christmas fun. Muskogee is the ideal day trip from the Oklahoma City metro and December is the perfect time for a visit.
Remember the scene in “A Christmas Story” where Ralphie and his friends are looking in the department store Christmas windows? Kansas City returns to that magical 1950s Christmas every year with magical light displays and over-the-top holiday events. The end of November is the perfect time to make the trek to Kansas City (about five hours northeast of Oklahoma City) to kick off the Christmas season in a festive family-friendly environment.