These 6 Road Trips In Oklahoma Will Lead You To Places You’ll Never Forget

Oklahoma, mile for mile, offers the country’s most interesting and diverse terrain. With so much to see, we found six great places you can visit in various places around the state. From Red Carpet Country in the northwest to Choctaw Country in the southeast, you can take a simple road trip and enjoy the beautiful scenery found in the Sooner State. These are six of the best road trips in Oklahoma you can take:

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So, what do you think? Oklahoma is a wonderful place, and we’re sure you’ll have no shortage of great things to do no matter what part of the state you’re in. Let us know about your personal favorites in the comments!

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Best Road Trips in Oklahoma

August 26, 2021

What are some fun things to do in Oklahoma?  

Sometimes it seems like Oklahoma gets a lot of undeserved flak. Folks who have never been here like to claim that it’s “boring”, but honestly, that couldn’t be further from the truth! Oklahoma is full of interesting places and things to check out, and you’ll find all kinds of fun things to do if you know where to look. For those who prefer to stay within the big city, there’s always the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, in Oklahoma City, where you’ll learn all about Oklahoma’s history from Native Americans to cowboys and everything in between. While in OKC, you should also visit the Myriad Botanical Gardens, which are intensely beautiful and lovingly cared for. For nature lovers, visits to the numerous state parks in Oklahoma are certainly in order. You can also find caves, waterfalls, and stunning prairies throughout the state to explore.  

What are some important places to visit in Oklahoma?  

For those who are interested in Oklahoma City history, a visit to the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum is very important. Nature lovers will appreciate a visit to some of the state’s most beautiful places, like the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, and the beautiful Broken Bow Lake. Understanding Oklahoma’s geography and history is very important, and luckily, there is plenty to do around here that reflects that. You should also add a visit to the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, as well as the world-famous Tulsa Zoo. Experience the best of the Sooner State!  

What can I do for day trips in Oklahoma? 

In a word: plenty! Find a more complete list here, but for those in a hurry, our favorite must-do day trips in the Sooner State include visits to the classic Riversport Adventure Park as well as the Leonardo Children’s Museum. The Great Salt Plains State Park is a very unique and interesting place to spend a day at – and so are our other 31 state parks! Oklahoma is a wonderful place to get in touch with nature, and a lovely waterfall day trip might be just the thing your spirit needs. Essentially, if you can dream it up, you can probably find it in beautiful Oklahoma.