The One Oklahoma Town That's So Perfectly Midwestern
Most people agree Oklahoma is more of a midwestern state than southern, and one town in Oklahoma that has the charm and character of the midwest is Pawhuska. The town is full of friendly people, historical places and pure midwest charm. Pawhuska is so perfectly midwestern, you’ll feel right at home the moment you visit.
Pawhuska is a small town in northeastern Oklahoma that was established in 1872. The town has just over 3,500 residents and is the capital of the Osage Nation.
Downtown Pawhuska is a charming area where 86 of its 98 buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places. It's the perfect place to dine, shop or conduct business.
You'll find many charming and historical places throughout town. Look for the Chamber of Commerce that is housed in the Blacksmith's House that was built in 1871.
The newest attraction to Downtown Pawhuska is The Pioneer Woman's Mercantile - a general store, bakery and deli all in one location.
It's the perfect midwestern store that's full of treats, goodies and gifts.
And there's no better midwestern meal to order in the deli than chicken fried steak, gravy and corn.
The midwest is full of wide open spaces and one place that is the poster child for natural beauty is the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve.
Pawhuska is the gateway city to the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve - the largest protected area of tallgrass prairie on earth, covering over 40,000 acres.
The drive through the prairie starts and ends in Pawhuska and will take you along 50 miles of gorgeous scenery.
Another fascinating building to visit in town is Constantine Theater - a restored theater over 100 years old that hosts plays, musicals, classic films and special events.
And for a true midwestern experience, stay the night at the Grandview Inn Bed & Breakfast in historic Pawhuska. The Inn will pamper you with all weekend long with a gourmet breakfast, spacious accommodations and great hospitality.
Another town in Oklahoma that you’ll want to visit is Tahlequah. Check it out
here to see everything it has to offer.
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