Oklahomans know they have a good thing going with the Sooner State, and it seems the rest of the country is catching on. For the first time since 1995, Oklahoma has made United Van Lines’ list of the most popular destinations for relocating households. Moving company United Van Lines’ 38th Annual National Movers study ranks Oklahoma No. 9 on its list of top moving destinations during 2014. Do you think they found out we’re not just a flat, boring state? Here are 14 of the best things about Oklahoma and why everyone should move here:

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Of course, these are only a few of the best things about Oklahoma, we could go on for days. But it’s your turn. What else do you love about this fine state? Drop a comment and tell us even more reasons to move to Oklahoma.

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Even more reasons to live in Oklahoma

Why would you live in Oklahoma?

Besides the boring (but important) reasons to live in Oklahoma like the low cost of living, tons of activities, the unique culture, and abundant career opportunities, we'll add one no one else is talking about - road trips! Here are a few super fun road trips you can only take in Oklahoma:

1. Oklahoma Waterfall Road Trip
2. Haunted Oklahoma Road Trip
3. Oklahoma Natural Wonders Road Trip
4. Oklahoma’s Most Picturesque Small Towns Road Trip
5. Oklahoma Ghost Town Road Trip
6. Oklahoma Weekend Road Trip
7. 8 Amazing Places You Can Go On One Tank Of Gas In Oklahoma
8. Oklahoma Fall Foliage Road Trip

Read more about each of these fun road trips in Oklahoma in this handy dandy article (with maps). And then check out some of the best cabins in Oklahoma to catch some zzzs after your long drive.

What are 3 things Oklahoma is known for?

Oklahoma might not be on everyone's radar when it comes to a lot of things, but it should be. When you think about Oklahoma you might think about its rough on the outside warm and cuddly on the inside cowboy culture, or maybe its beautiful natural areas like the Wichita Mountains pop into your head. Of course, the famous Oklahoma BBQ is making your tummy rumble right about now too. Here are a few more things that Oklahoma is known for:

  • State Pride: Oklahomans know we are the best.
  • County Music: Nashville? What Nashville?
  • Tire Manufacturing: Yup, number one in the nation.
  • Storm Watching: Those Oklahoma skies are pretty spectacular during a storm.
  • Grilling: We said that already, but it's worth mentioning twice.

 

For even more wild and wacky reasons to love Oklahoma read all about it. Did you know someone in Oklahoma invented voicemail?

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