Just 20 miles south of Oklahoma City is Norman, a large city packed with exciting things to do and see. Home to University of Oklahoma, Norman is a buzzing place with many academics and interesting attractions. Plus, since Norman has a long history, there are many historical landmarks mixed with modern spots: from museums to cultural centers to football games and great restaurants. Not to mention, the variety of outdoor activities at the lakes, parks, forests, and wildlife refugees.
The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History is a university museum and research facility specializing in everything from dinosaur skeletons to ancient pottery. It's a wonderful day out for families who can enjoy the interactive exhibits and learn loads of new, cool facts. Elsewhere, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art is the place to be to see art pieces from all over the world and from different eras. Oh, and it's free -- ideal for travelers on a budget.
Alternatively, there are Victorian-era mansions dotted around the Norman, so walking through the streets of downtown can feel like stepping back in time. Plus, many of these buildings are open for the public to explore.
Norman is also home to beautiful nature, including the Lake Thunderbird State Park. Hiking trails, fishing areas, playgrounds and picnic areas can all be found in the park, which is great for swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and paddle boarding too. Equally impressive is the Calypso Cove Marina, packed with water activities and a range of rental stores.
The best area to stay in Norman is the south western district of the city where there are many bars, cafes, restaurants, clubs, landmarks and golf course facilities close by. Vacation rentals in Norman are diverse, so you're sure to find something to cater to your needs. Whether traveling with family and in need of a large vacation house, or a luxurious vacation condo for a couple, you'll be able to make a home away from home here. Additionally, most vacation home rentals include features like a laundry room, full kitchen, hot tub, and multiple bathrooms.
The best time to visit Norman is in September when the weather is warm with little chance of rain. The average temperature in March, April, May, October, and November is 70 degrees, while in the summer months it reaches up to 90 degrees. It rains most between April and June which makes the air very humid.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Norman. The warmest months in Norman are April and May, when temperatures reach 99 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -11 ˚F. The wettest month in Norman is July with 5.49 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 0.21 inches of rain.
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Browse places to stay from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others at AllTheRooms.com. Norman has 661 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Norman is available at $19 per night. On average, a place to stay in Norman will cost you $115 per night.
If you need internet access during your time in Norman, then you can choose from over 288 accommodations that have WiFi internet. We have 63 accommodations that include a breakfast included. You can maintain your workout routine by staying at one of 40 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Norman? Then choose one of the 283 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We track 67 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in any of 68 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Norman AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 279 places to stay from Airbnb, 10 accommodations from Priceline and 10 places to stay from Agoda.
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