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There are many fun things to do during a visit to Oklahoma City. This city of over 644,000 people has a long history in the oil business, but there are many reasons that will make you want to stay awhile. And with so many great things to do and attractions to see, you will work up an appetite. This great Midwestern city has you covered there too, but you may want to look for a hotel with a fitness center and pool to make sure that you burn off any extra calories that you consume. Here are some great reasons to visit Oklahoma City.
Oklahoma City Attractions
There are many fabulous things to do in Oklahoma City. Here are just a few of our favorites:
- Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
Visit this museum to learn about the history of the Federal Building bombing through interactive exhibits before heading out to the glass overlook to see the Memorial Wall and stunning views of the city. It’s a powerful and important sight.
- Sandridge Sky Trail
Climb one of the highest challenge courses in the world. Each of the six plateaus becomes increasingly difficult. When you reach the top, you get to slide down the tallest dry slide in the world.
- National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Starting in about 1850, cowboys started driving cattle through Oklahoma on their way to higher prices in St. Louis. Learn more about the cowboy way of life with a visit to this museum.
- Oklahoma City Museum of Art
This museum features many Dale Chihuly glass sculptures, along with constantly changing temporary exhibits.
- Myriad Botanical Gardens
Stroll through the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory with over 750 species of plants inside. Many seasonal activities mean that something new is always happening here.
Best Places to Eat in Oklahoma City
Regardless of what you are hungry for, you can easily find it here. If you are hungry for a great steak, then head to the Cattlemen’s Club, which is the oldest restaurants in the state. Since 1976, diners have been heading to the Old German Restaurant for their favorite tavern foods including bratwurst. If you’d like to try a great cocktail during your visit to the city, then visit Iguana Mexican Grill where over 200 types of tequila are served.
Where to Stay
You have many choices in where to stay in Oklahoma City. You will definitely want to put the Hyatt Place Oklahoma City/Bricktown on your list. Many rooms have a sofa bed while other rooms offer outstanding views of the city. You will also want to consider the Colcord Hotel located in a building that was originally constructed as an office complex in 1909. If you are looking for a luxurious place to stay in the city, then you might want to consider the 21c where the rooms are designed to look like New York City loft apartments.
With so many different things to see and food to eat in Oklahoma City, you need to plan to stay as long as possible. Get busy planning your next getaway to this city today.
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