• The rugged, granite mountains of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge tower over the surrounding oak forest.

    Photo by: David McNeese

  • Tulsa's Gilcrease Museum is home to one of the world's most comprehensive collections of American Indian and Western art.

    Photo by: Michael Ives

  • The Field of Empty Chairs at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum honors those killed in the 1995 bombing.

    Photo by: Mike Klemme

  • Make your way to northwest Oklahoma to view unique rock formations, such as The Wedding Party in Kenton.

    Photo by: David Fitzgerald



Oklahoma is ready to host your one-of-a-kind adventure. Expand your travel resume with this collection of articles, each created to provide inspiration and information to get you traveling.




Driving the old Shawnee cattle trail is scenic and entertaining as you pass through a delightfully eclectic set of towns such as Durant, Muskogee, Pryor, Vinita, Sand Springs, and Bartlesville. read more

During the 1920s and ‘30s Route 66 alignments were often primitive, narrow roads. Finding and driving these old alignments can be fun, challenging or both. And these older sections of the Mother Road provide an inkling of what cross-country travel was like decades ago. read more

Tahlequah, fondly known as the capital of the Cherokee Nation, brims with Cherokee heritage. Explore this charming town to discover everything from the renowned Cherokee Heritage Center and other Cherokee attractions, to casinos and a scenic river ideal for float trips. read more

From flying pigs to a landlocked whale, Route 66 offers a menagerie of offbeat attractions in northeastern Oklahoma. read more

Bartlesville is one of the most important towns in the history of the oil industry. But there is so much more to this town than just tales of roughnecks and petroleum fortunes built. read more

The Oklahoma Tourism Department team enjoyed a road trip to Osage County in northeastern Oklahoma including the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve. read more