Oklahoma City Travel Guide
This Midwestern city has a population of 630,000 residents. With a thriving cowboy culture, a growing city center, and tons of things to do and ways to get outside the city and explore, it’s no wonder Oklahoma City is becoming more and more of a tourist destination.
Things to do in Oklahoma-City
Check out the Oklahoma City National Memorial, a memorial to the bombing in the city in 1995. But if you want a history lesson, head to the Oklahoma History Center. Kids will love the White Water Bay water park, while parents will love to bring their kids to the hands-on Science Museum Oklahoma. The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum takes you back in time to the wild west, while the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art immerses you in over 16,000 pieces of art.
Best Places to Stay in Oklahoma-City
Head to Plaza District for upscale shopping and restaurants or head to Boathouse District for all the riverside outdoor activities. Bricktown is the go-to spot in the city for nightlife, while Paseo Arts District is lined with galleries and nightlife. Locals in OKC, as it’s called, are welcoming and friendly.
Best Time to Visit Oklahoma-City
The best time to visit the city is in the fall, when the temperatures have cooled down just enough. Spring and summer are often peak tornado season, so keep that in mind when planning your trip.