Archive for the ‘Travel’ 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, Travel1 Comment

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 »

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 »

Bigfoot tracks

Posted February 21st, 2013 in TravelNo Comments

Guess Bigfoot tromped through some spilled yellow paint.

Burgers with Bigfoot

Posted February 20th, 2013 in Food, TravelNo Comments

I’ve just been, you know. Eat burgers with Bigfoot in Honobia, at the little cafe, RV park, auto repair, performing arts stage, and Bible study center.

Oklahoma state mammal

Posted February 19th, 2013 in TravelNo Comments

The official Oklahoma state mammal, by Senate Concurrent Resolution 101 (1972).

All’s Faire in Love, Junk and War Games: The Oklahoma Renaissance Festival

Posted September 10th, 2011 in Attractions, Culture, Festivals, Kids and Families, TravelNo Comments

The Renaissance Faire at The Castle in Muskogee is host to lords, ladies, and the story of a travel-hungry Oklahoma family.