Oklahoma is located in South Central United States and it is 28th when it comes to being the most populous amid the 50 US states. It is nicknamed the “Sooner State” and was formed by the unique coming together of both the Oklahoma Territory and the Indian Territory on November 16th, 1907. Oklahoma's capital city, as well as its largest city is no other than Oklahoma City. The residents of this fabulous state are known as being Oklahomans or simply Okies for short.
If you go and explore Oklahoma. It will sure be an adventure in pure discovery that you will be unlikely to ever forget in this lifetime. Because Oklahoma is one of those rare places that doesn't permit you to not remember ever being there. This is because it is sure to provide tourists with an epic getaway that they will never want to leave after visiting. So, with this said, if you crave real Western adventure in every sense of the word...then you need to visit Oklahoma during your time here in the United States.
Oklahoma is the epic when it comes to experiencing a true Western Experience. Once you arrive this Western Experience can be felt in almost everything about this state and when a newcomer gets a taste of this influence they are pleasantly surprised. It will be something that will be with them for life. Your will be enchanted by all of the outdoor activities this state offers to exploring the historic wonders and personally witnessing the influence of the American Indian Culture.
Come and get your soul fueled up by visiting the Sooner Than Later State. You can experience the colorful atmosphere of the famous Route 66 and also enjoy some of Oklahoma's natural gifts. These natural gifts are its very lovely and lush 35 state parks. Two of these fabulous parks are Red Rock Canyon State Park where people can go rappelling and Robbers Cave State Park where you can boulder hop and climb.
One of the sites to see in Oklahoma does include The Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa. What makes Gilcrease Museum extra special is the fact that it contains the largest collection of Western art in the world. Another site to see in Oklahoma is the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. This wondrous museum is a must for all those who truly adore cowboys and Western life in general. By visiting this very special museum, a visitor is able to walk down the streets of a turn of the century Western town called Prosperity Junction. You will also visit the American Cowboy Gallery, the American Rodeo Gallery, and the Western Performers Gallery.
Oklahoma is definitely the state when it comes right down to seeing and doing things sooner than later too. Because there is so much to do now and not later as a tourist. Everything from scenic drives to rodeos to historic sites to dude ranches to hiking to canoes and kayaking is doing it Oklahoma style!
Across the State of Oklahoma - from cultural gatherings to spectator sports, Oklahoma
has plenty of events to fill any calendar. You will have no trouble finding a festival
or special event on almost any weekend in Oklahoma and their cities and hometowns
invite you to join the party. Watch fireworks at a Fourth of July event - Edmond
has one of the nation's top 10. Rock out at a music festival with 100,000 of your
closest friends, or indulge in one of our many local specialties at tasteful events
like the Rush Springs Watermelon Festival, Watonga Cheese Festival or El Reno's Onion-Fried
Burger Days. See More!
Oklahoma Celebrates Events - Day / Night - do it right!
Experience a classic American Byways in Oklahoma - the famed Route 66. On this roadtrip
you will find out why the charm, the history, and the atmosphere that make up "The
Mother Road" brings travelers from all over the world to experience America the way
it should be experienced - down a stretch of highway where "anything goes" is literal.
Talk about getting your Kicks - do it on Route 66.
Oklahoma - Get your Kicks on over 400 miles of Route 66!
Oklahoma City is a wonderful western city offering plenty of interesting things
to do and boasts big-league attractions, including the OKC Thunder NBA team and a
revitalized downtown area starring the Bricktown Entertainment District, Chesapeake
Energy Arena and top-notch museums, including the Oklahoma City National Memorial
& Museum and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Rope up some fun at the National Cowboy
& Western Heritage Museum and other Adventure District destinations. Learn Oklahoma's
story at the Oklahoma State Capitol and nearby History Center. Go kid-friendly at
the OKC Zoo, Science Museum Oklahoma, Frontier City and White Water Bay, and escape
to the outdoors at the Oklahoma River, Myriad Botanical Gardens and Lake Hefner.
Oklahoma City offers a thriving nightlife scene with concentrations of popular spots
for music, dancing and drinks in the Bricktown Entertainment District, the Paseo
Arts District, and Western Avenue area. The arts abound and culture flourishes with
options such as the Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra, the Oklahoma City Ballet,
vibrant art districts and plentiful galleries, a diverse music scene that produces
national stars in multiple genres, bountiful drama productions and an acclaimed arts
festival that draws nearly 1 million visitors each year. Visit: Oklahoma City!
Featured City: Oklahoma City, OK
Oklahoma has the right mix of outdoor entertainment and activities to assure your
next visit is a delightful memory. From the 35 well maintained state parks, beautiful
lakes and wildlife areas to a host of tour operators who will assist you with hiking
adventures, ATV rentals, birding, canoeing / kayaking and first class hospitality
- Oklahoma is OK in our book.