Tag Archive: Oklahoma

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 20

Bear Falls: An Oklahoma Swimming Hole

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Bear Falls is a small waterfall on Travertine Creek and one of the more popular swimming holes in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area.  Of course, all that depends on the water levels and flow of the Antelope and Buffalo Springs.  If there has been a decent amount of rainfall and the creek is flowing then …

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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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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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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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Aug 08

Pop’s: Route 66 Effervescance

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While traveling Route 66 through the Arcadia area of Oklahoma, a little before lunch time, we spotted an awesome little treasure of a place to eat.  From the side of the road we could see a towering soda bottle jutting out of the ground like a space ship and a futuristic, colorful, angular building fronted …

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