Archive for the ‘Attractions’ Category

GUIDE: Best Oklahoma pools, splash pads, lakes, and swimming holes

Posted June 19th, 2013 in Attractions, Free Stuff to Do, Kids and Families, Sports, Travel2 Comments

You’ll discover pools with deep ends that beg for a cannonball and underwater somersaults; splash pads for sunning your shoulders and modeling your new flip-flops; and swimming holes and lagoons perfect for a game of mermaids with the kids, while wet sand massages the bottoms of your feet.

Best May festival and things to do in Oklahoma

Posted May 2nd, 2013 in Arts and Theatre, Attractions, Date Night, Festivals, Food, Free Stuff to Do, How-to-Do-Tulsa Classics, Kids and Families, Music, Nightlife, Shopping, TravelNo Comments

Festivals are stories we tell about ourselves. When you attend a festival in Oklahoma, though your fingers might be sticky with powdered sugar from a shared funnel cake, you are taking part in an important storytelling endeavor. Festivals are stories we tell about ourselves. When you attend a festival in Oklahoma, though your fingers might…read the rest »

Oklahoma farmers markets: A few favorites

Posted May 2nd, 2013 in Attractions, Food, Shopping1 Comment

A list of Oklahoma farmers markets to help you find the best and freshest produce—along with some one-of-a-kind curios and crafts—from around the state.

Some postcards from the road

Posted March 25th, 2013 in Attractions, Culture3 Comments

A treasure hunt through Oklahoma’s middle. A map drawn over Spring Break 2013.

GUIDE: The best Spring Break things to do in Oklahoma

Posted March 11th, 2013 in Attractions, Free Stuff to Do, Kids and Families14 Comments

From roadtrip ideas and activities the kids will love to spring break options for the college crowd home for the break, here’s a list of the 50 best spring break things to do in Oklahoma.

Road Trip: Oklahoma Osteology Museum in Oklahoma City

Posted March 11th, 2013 in Attractions, Travel1 Comment

There is a place in Oklahoma, in a sea of warehouses in an industrial OKC neighborhood, where you can finger a rhinoceros rib, press an alligator’s teeth into the tender underside of your forearm, or rub the lacy bones hidden inside an elephant’s nasal cavity. You can also watch a swarm of flesh-eating bugs eat…read the rest »

Coffee with the Council Oak

Posted January 25th, 2013 in Attractions, CultureNo Comments

It’s not every day a girl gets to have coffee with a tree that’s four times as old as she is. It was worth the early wake-up call. That tree, she seemed to agree.