When it comes to charming Western adventures, The Sooner State is a treasure trove of hidden gems waiting to be discovered. If you’re a tourist passing through or a local in need of new experiences, here’s a list of must-dos and must-sees for a trip you’ll never forget.
Get Some R&R: Romance and Relaxation
Since you’re already in the area, head to Love County to surprise your significant other with a romantic weekend getaway. Beautiful, secluded, and peaceful, private cabin rentals in OK make the perfect setting to unplug, escape city life, or celebrate your anniversary.
Explore with Your Taste Buds
Did you know that Oklahoma’s official state meal consists of fried okra, squash, cornbread, barbecue pork, biscuits, sausage and gravy, grits, corn, strawberries, chicken-fried steak, pecan pie, and black-eyed peas? If that sounds like a lot to digest, you can always opt for a food tour and hit up popular spots like Van’s Pig Stand in Shawnee or Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill in Thackerville.
Food and Family Fun
If you’re lucky enough to be stopping by in mid-September, swing by the Oklahoma State Fair for some serious fun. Enjoy and partake in the many rides, games, concerts, and attractions while getting your fill of delicious fair food. Tip: Buy your tickets early and avail of early bird discounts.
See the Weird
Oklahoma is home to over a hundred quirky roadside oddities. From Catoosa’s famous Blue Whale along Route 66 to the Round Barn in Arcadia (also on Route 66), it’s worth going on an epic road trip just to try and tick off as much as possible from the list.
If you’re planning to take a trip with family, friends, or your beau, make sure to consider the great state of Oklahoma as your next destination.