Tag Archive: Oklahoma Attractions

Mar 08

Route 66 Murals: El Reno

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I am not much of a car guy I have always had the philosophy, if it gets me from A to B it is good enough for me.  However, over the years I have come to a greater appreciation of all things Route 66.  Maybe it is the traveler in me.  Could be the history …

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Feb 06

Spring Break ideas in Oklahoma

Spring break is right around the corner.  As a teacher, I think I am just as excited about it as my students.  The year is slowly winding down and one last break before the big gear up for finals, standardized testing, and end of the year projects.  Spring break offers that last chance to get …

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May 12

Oklahoma Land Run Monument: OKC

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The Oklahoma Land Run Monument is made up of 45 larger-than-life bronze statues idealizing the 1889 event.  Started in 2003 and completed in 2015.  The Oklahoma Land Run Monument is one of the largest freestanding bronze sculptures in the world.  It spans a whopping 365 feet in length.   Ideally located in Oklahoma City’s Bricktown area. …

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Jan 27

Beavers Bend: Oklahoma State Park

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Beavers Bend is THE family outdoor destination in southeastern Oklahoma.  Located alongside Broken Bow Lake, Beavers Bend has just about all a person needs to get away from the rat race.  Time was in a ‘no passing zone’ once we were in the park.  There was just something about the place that made it very easy …

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Sep 27

Chickasaw Cultural Center: A Unique Experience

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The Chickasaw Cultural Center was one of the finest museum experiences that my wife and I have ever been on.  Sprawled out over 109 acres the Chickasaw Cultural Center immersed us into the distant past and gave us a glimpse into a fascinating rich culture.   Divided up into several areas and buildings this world class …

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Sep 25

Natural Falls: Oklahoma’s Waterfall

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Natural Falls is a beautiful spot in the northeastern part of Oklahoma.  Located in Natural Falls State Park this 77 foot waterfall is tied with Turner Falls as the tallest waterfall in the state.  Easy to get to with a parking lot within I would say 100 yards or so of the waterfall this is …

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Sep 19

Vendome Flower Park: Chickasaw National Recreation Area

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Vendome Flower Park was my three year old’s favorite part of the Chickasaw National Recreation Area.  The well fed artificial stream that flows through the park was a big hit and she just loved walking, splashing, and playing in it. The stream flows through the area eventually connecting to Travertine Creek by a 10 foot …

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Sep 15

Antelope and Buffalo Springs Trail

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Antelope and Buffalo Springs Trail is a short 1.2 mile round-trip trail located at the Chickasaw National Recreation Area.  It is very easy hard packed/gravel trail that starts at the Travertine Nature Center.  Make sure you check out the nature center either before or after your hike.  It is one of the more popular hikes …

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Sep 10

Natural Falls State Park: A Treat for the Senses

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Natural Falls State Park is home to one of the two tallest waterfalls in the state of Oklahoma.  Natural Falls  shares the honor of being the tallest with Turner Falls located in the Arbuckle Mountains in the south central part of the state.  Natural Falls aka Dripping Springs Falls is a beautiful multiple waterfall flowing over …

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Aug 23

Little Niagara Falls

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Little Niagara Falls is a real Oklahoma treat of a waterfall. Located in beautiful Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Little Niagara Falls is the perfect backdrop to one of the best countrified swimming holes in the area.  The crystal clear waters of the spring fed Travertine Creek flow throughout the park creating many small but pretty waterfalls in the recreational area.  …

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