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 hottest month in Norman is May, when temperatures peak at 100 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 15 ˚F. The wettest month in Norman is October with 3.52 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.75 inches of rain.
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