Antique shopping and art galleries abound in Bethany. Take a spin around Rink Gallery - a skating rink turned antique mall - before visiting the Bethany Antique Mall, Apple Tree Antique Gallery and Norma Jean’s Heirloom Jewelry & Antiques. When you’re ready for some fun in the sun, rent a stand up paddleboard from Flat Tide and get out on the water at Lake Overholser. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, take your pick from Bethany’s diverse restaurants, which range from pizza at Papa Angelo’s to savory smoked meat at Swadley’s Bar-B-Q.
It’s pretty hard to beat a weekend afternoon whiled away in an antique shop. While just over a century old, the state of Oklahoma has a surprising selection of antique malls and boutiques that will tickle the fancy of pickers and collectors of every stripe.
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