Tag Archive: Oklahoma Attractions

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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Mar 18

Turner Falls: Oklahoma

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Turner Falls located in the Arbuckle Mountains of Southern Oklahoma is nestled in a beautiful park, one that you will appreciate more the less people that are there.  If you do a quick search of the park on Tripadvisor you will see that people love it or hate it and the reviews seem to have one …

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Dec 26

Christmas in the Park: Yukon

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Christmas in the Park in Yukon was much bigger and better than we were expecting and it was free! The trifecta of a good family outing, in our minds, (bigger, better, and free) was in effect the other night so we had a wonderful time.  We left being really impressed with the city of Yukon …

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Aug 11

Top 10 Things to do or see in Oklahoma City

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Oklahoma City is the Crossroads of America as Interstates 40 and 35 bisect the city turning Oklahoma City into a hub of activity. The capital of Oklahoma is a growing city that has only gotten better with age and though it has had more than its fair share of tragedies and heartbreaks it bounces back …

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Jan 30

Oklahoma History Center: Native Americans to Movie Stars

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The Oklahoma History Center presents the amazing story of Oklahoma in a relatively new museum having just opened its doors in 2005.  Oklahoma has a rich and diverse history and it is all on display in the Oklahoma History Center 5 main galleries.  At the Oklahoma History Center Karen and I were able to learn …

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Oct 24

Woodward Park Complex: A Gem of a City Park

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As Karen and I are planning any of our trips we always look for what is going to be the best bang for our buck.  What could be better than free?  So we placed the Tulsa Garden Center and the Linnaeus Teaching Garden on our must see list while visiting Tulsa.  What we did not …

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Oct 20

Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum

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Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum is a modest size zoo, 84 acres, located on the north side of Tulsa in Mohawk Park which is one of the largest city parks in the United States.  The Tulsa Zoo, as of this posting, is going over some major renovations to some of the marque attractions as well …

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Oct 12

Philbrook Museum: Beautiful Home Beautiful Art Beautiful Place

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Philbrook Museum is situated in the beautiful home of Waite Phillips an oil pioneer who built his Italian Renaissance styled Villa in the 1920s where  Waite and his wife were art collectors and established an extensive collection in their home.  Eventually they opened up their collection to the public and today more than a hundred …

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Oct 03

Gilcrease Museum: Where the West Comes Alive

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via Gilcrease Museum is the world’s leader in western art and artifacts with a permanent display of over 10,000 art pieces the Gilcrease Museum is a treasure trove of the American West.  However the 10,000 artifacts that can be seen at one time is just the tip of the iceberg because this Tulsa art museum has over …

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Sep 26

Tulsa Air and Space Museum

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Tulsa Air and Space Museum is more of a regional museum than a more traditional air and space museum with dozens of planes and space flight equipment.  It is a much smaller facility that shows and tells the excellent and fascinating story of Tulsa’s rich aerospace history.  Going in, I had not done any research …

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