• Vibrant Oklahoma City lights up the plains of central Oklahoma.

    Photo by: Cooper Ross

  • The Oklahoma City skyline as seen from downtown's Bricktown Entertainment District.

  • Oklahoma City, which combines country with cosmopolitan, comes to life after dark.

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Western charm goes metropolitan in Oklahoma's capital city. Oklahoma City offers plenty of interesting things to do and boasts big-league attractions, including the OKC Thunder NBA team and a revitalized downtown area starring the Bricktown Entertainment District, Chesapeake Energy Arena and top-notch museums, including the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Rope up some fun at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and other Adventure District destinations. Learn Oklahoma's story at the Oklahoma State Capitol and nearby History Center. Go kid-friendly at the OKC Zoo, Science Museum Oklahoma, Frontier City and White Water Bay, and escape to the outdoors at the Oklahoma River, Myriad Botanical Gardens and Lake Hefner.

Oklahoma City offers a thriving nightlife scene with concentrations of popular spots for music, dancing and drinks in the Bricktown Entertainment District, the Paseo Arts District, and Western Avenue area. The arts abound and culture flourishes with options such as the Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra, the Oklahoma City Ballet, vibrant art districts and plentiful galleries, a diverse music scene that produces national stars in multiple genres, bountiful drama productions and an acclaimed arts festival that draws nearly 1 million visitors each year.

Discover the top 10 things to do in Oklahoma City by reading the article below, or explore your options and plan your own visit using the icons below to research your interests. The photo and video galleries shown here will also help you choose things to do during your Oklahoma City vacation.

 
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The Oklahoma City Philharmonic and Tulsa Symphony Orchestra are full of seriously talented musicians who have audiences singing their praises. read more

On a mission to explore six attractions in Oklahoma City and Norman in one day, I set out with the rest of the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department team to enjoy everything from dinosaurs to the nation's fastest rental go-karts. read more

Route 66 in Oklahoma City delivers unique photo-ops, world-class attractions and plenty of family fun opportunities along the way. read more

Explore one of Route 66’s most pristine stretches as you travel from Oklahoma City to Weatherford. read more

Still home to the nation’s largest stockyard, Oklahoma City is definitely cowboy country. read more

Experience the best of Oklahoma City shopping, gourmet dining and kick-your-heels-up nightlife. read more


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