Oklahoma November 24, 2016
The Little Town In Oklahoma That Might Just Be The Most Unique Town In The World
If you searched the country over, it would be hard to find a town as unique and charming as Guthrie, Oklahoma. As the first capital of Oklahoma, the town is not only historical but insanely adorable. From the Victorian architecture to the Wild West spirit, Guthrie is a beautiful gem in the Sooner State that just might be the most unique town in the world.
Guthrie was established in 1889 and quickly became a bustling town with over 10,000 residents. It became the first territorial capital, then the first state capital until it was moved to Oklahoma City in 1910.
Downtown Guthrie is filled with quaint boutiques, antique shopping, charming Bed & Breakfasts, delicious restaurants and historical buildings.
In fact, The Guthrie Historic District is a National Historic Landmark with over 2,000 historical buildings.
This unique town made the list for PureWow's 'Cutest Towns in Every U.S. State.'
The town is not only known for its history, but its becoming famous for its amazing restaurants too. Eateries like Stables Cafe, Blue Belle Saloon and Gage's Steakhouse are some local favorites to try.
Guthrie is also home to one of the world's largest Masonic Centers - The Scottish Rite Temple. It's a stunning piece of architecture to tour.
And to top it off, the town if known as the Bed & Breakfast Capital of Oklahoma. I mean, what's more charming than a town filled with quaint Bed & Breakfasts? (Pictured below: White Peacock Bed & Breakfast)
You can also spend the night in a haunted Bed & Breakfast! Guthrie is home to Stone Lion Inn - one of Oklahoma's most haunted sites.
During the Christmas season, the town looks magical with its festive decorations. And it's home to one of the best Christmas celebrations in the state - Guthrie's Territorial Christmas Celebration.
It also hosts the 89er Days Celebration - an event that celebrates the opening of the Unassigned Lands within Oklahoma to settlement.
The family-friendly 2-day event is a great way to experience the sprit of Guthrie. From parades to auctions to food, the event has something for everyone.
The town also has many outdoor activities to enjoy. Mineral Wells Park is one of three parks in the historic district to visit. This historic park is known for its Artesian mineral wells and beautiful, old trees.
Have you ever been to Guthrie? If so, what is your favorite part about Guthrie?
To see more charming, small towns in Oklahoma, take a look at these
11 Towns In Oklahoma.