Oklahoma August 29, 2015
by Ashley 10 Surprising Things You Never Thought About Doing In Oklahoma
You don’t have to travel outside of Oklahoma to try these fun and crazy activities. From underwater adventures to falling out of the sky, you can find all sorts of new experiences right here in the state. Spend the day trying something bold and enjoy the memories for years to come.
Oklahoma Skydiving Center, located in Cushing, will take you up in the sky and drop you for a short freefall, long freefall or a tandem skydive. Feel safe knowing they have been in business for over 40 years with over 200,000 jumps.
2. Scuba Dive
Feeling landlocked in Oklahoma? Try scuba diving at Lake Tenkiller or Broken Bow Lake for an exciting underwater adventure to see all the fish and artifacts that are hiding in the water.
3. Sleep with Sharks
The Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks offers a sleepover with the sharks. The fun filled night begins at 7:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 a.m. the following morning. Enjoy a dive show, scavenger hunt, flashlight tour and movie before falling asleep under the sharks. Wake up and enjoy breakfast before heading out for the day. The next event is scheduled for October 17th, 2015.
Soar along 6 amazing ziplines at Air Donkey Zipline in the Arbuckle Mountains in Davis, OK. With over 1 mile in total distance, you will enjoy all the beautiful scenery as you zip along.
Get your adrenaline pumping at Keystone Lake with a rental from Red Dirt Flyboard. The 2015 season ended on August 23rd but put it on the calendar for next year.
Sit back and relax on a chartered sailboat ride around Lake Hefner or take some lessons on Lake Thunderbird. Either way, you will have a peaceful time out on the water.
7. Take a Bike Bar Tour
Tour downtown Tulsa or Oklahoma City on a bike bar for a unique night out on the town. Bring your own food and drinks on board as you bike the streets, while stopping at a few establishments along the way.
8. Sleep in a Tepee
Rent a tepee at Roman Nose State Park for an enjoyable outdoor adventure. Enjoy the lakes, hiking, fishing and camping at this location without having to pitch a tent.
9. Ride in a Hot Air Balloon
Ascend into the sky at one of several locations around Oklahoma offering hot air balloon rides. Rides are usually at sunrise or a few hours before sunset and last around an hour.
10. Take a Ride In The Sand Dunes
Visit Little Sahara State Park and rent an ATV or dune buggy for the thrill of a lifetime. Little Sahara has over 1,600 acres of sand dunes, with dunes as high as 75 feet. You are also allowed to bring your own ATV into the park for only $10 per driver, per day.
Have you tried any of these extreme experiences? Let us know in the comments!
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