• Government Springs Park, once a watering hole along the Chisholm Trail, is a great place for a family outing.

    Photo by: Enid Convention and Visitors Bureau

  • Celebrate Enid's fascinating pioneer history at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center.

    Photo by: Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

  • After a day of family fun, catch a ride on the miniature train in Enid's Meadowlake Park.

    Photo by: Enid Convention and Visitors Bureau

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Stake your claim for fun in Enid, a city with a fascinating history, vibrant shopping, unique dining and a bustling music scene. You'll find plenty of interesting things to do in Enid, Oklahoma. The historic town of Enid was a well-known watering hole and overnight stop along the Chisholm Trail and was opened for settlement as part of the Cherokee Strip landrun. This heritage has left a lingering Old West flavor that mingles with modern amenities from culinary delights to cultural richness.

Local attractions in Enid include the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center - named the best new attraction in Oklahoma for 2012, Leonardo’s Children's Museum and Adventure Quest, Gaslight Theatre, Enid Symphony Orchestra, the Railroad Museum of Oklahoma and so much more.

Family fun flourishes in Enid, Oklahoma. Kids love spending a day at Leonardo's Discovery Warehouse and Adventure Quest, a three-story play castle and hands-on museum. The whole family will enjoy the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center highlighting the landrun and history of the area from cowboys to oil barons. Spend a summer day of family fun at Splash Zone Water Park or marvel at the incredible model train exhibits at the Railroad Museum of Oklahoma.

Feed your appetite for the arts at The Enid Symphony Center, home of the oldest symphony orchestra in the state, and the Gaslight Theatre, where acclaimed productions are staged year round. Enid's Summer Chautauqua is one of the oldest Chautauqua events in Oklahoma. Live music venues abound in Enid providing a vibrant nightlife and music scene. A host of festivals and events create even more compelling reasons to visit Enid and enjoy all it has to offer.

 
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