Oklahoma is probably one place in the US where you won’t go over your budget. It is an affordable destination in the Great Plains. The state has a long and a tragic history.

Many people have been relocated here. You will be awed by the bright pinewoods that give way to the desert in Oklahoma. The landscape is incredibly diverse.

Oklahoma City is the capital. South of it is the Moore, which is currently growing to be an urban center. Edmond is an upscale district of the state. If you want to visit the birthplace of Brad Pitt, it is right here, Shawnee. Norman and Stillwater are university towns. The base for traveling to Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge is Lawton.

The rich history of the state adorns it with iconic landmarks. Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum is where the deadly bombing took place. The tallest skyscraper in the nation is in Bartlesville. It’s called Price Tower. It is a must-visit. The National Cowboy And Heritage Museum sports a Performers gallery and Rodeo gallery which you can enjoy. For a dose of modern art, Gilcrease Museum is the answer.

The Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge has a vibrant ecosystem. Trek through the woods, to have a look at the wildlife thriving here. Rent a car and drive from Oklahoma to Arkansas. The drive will provide your windscreen with a splash of color.

Hiking and trekking can be done in the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge and Ouachita National Forest. You can do fishing in Lake Eufaula. If you want some indoor fun, there are casinos to cater to your needs. Remington Park Racing and Casino and Firelake Casino are crowd pleasers.

Taking a wine tour should also be in your itinerary. Nuyaka Creek Winery and Winery of Wichitas are lush sweeps of vintage lands waiting to be explored.

October 18, 2016 12:38 pm Published by

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