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Best Things to Do in Oklahoma

A Friendly Guide to the Historical State

The 46th state of the Union since 1907, spans over 69,000 square miles. It's a land steeped in history.

Today, it's a vibrant state with a diverse population and rich cultural tapestry.

Drive Thru the Historic Route 66

An iconic road once guided travelers across the US with motels, diners, and roadside oddities. Today, it's a free-to-explore, nostalgic journey filled with history, waiting for you with your car.

Pay Tribute at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

The memorial and museum honor victims of a tragic 1995 bombing, commemorating resilience and unity. A poignant visit offers profound insights and lasting impact.

Embrace Native American Art and Culture

Explore Western Performers Gallery, renowned artist exhibits for $13. Theater shows, Chihuly glass sculptures, and a cultural journey await at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

Discover Lucille’s Gas Station in Hydro

Explore Route 66 to find Lucille's historic gas station in Hydro. Discover the heartwarming story of Lucille Hammons, "The mother of the mother road," at this well-preserved spot, all for free.

Witness Wildlife at Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

Established in 1901. Free entry to witness bison, longhorn cattle, elk, deer, and more in their natural habitat. Enjoy hiking, fishing, and rock climbing.

Visit Fort Reno and the Iconic Soda Bottle Sign

Pause at Fort Reno with its poignant WWII cemetery. Pay respects to fallen heroes. Then, marvel at the iconic soda bottle-shaped sign, a Route 66 symbol.