Family fun abounds in Oklahoma, and it comes in many forms. From hands on museums designed especially for children to top-rated zoos, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions and activities. Inspire your kids' love of learning at hands on attractions such as Science Museum Oklahoma, Jasmine Moran Children's Museum and Leonardo's Discovery Warehouse. And learn about the world's wildlife at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Tulsa Zoo - both have been named among the top zoos in the nation for families.
If thrills are your style, ride the roller coasters at an amusement park and speed down the slides at a water park. Try rock climbing lessons for the whole family inside at Rocktown Climbing Gym in Oklahoma City or get outdoors and boulder hop at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. Young and old can also experience the adrenaline rush and magnificent views of parasailing at Sail Grand on Grand Lake O' the Cherokees.
Discover prehistoric dinosaur giants, wander through a cornfield maze, frolic on a farm or race each other around a go-kart track. Choose from a myriad of fun-filled festivals with kid-friendly activities across the state. There's so much for your family to experience together in Oklahoma!
South of the river and just west of downtown OKC, Oklahoma’s Western Heritage lives on - virtually untouched since the middle of the 20th century. Located at the crossroads of Agnew and Exchange, Historic Stockyards City serves up a hearty slice of the Old West, so clear a day and shine up your boots, because you’re going to spend some time kicking it in Historic Stockyards City.
The Oklahoma sun shines proudly overhead, watermelon is ripe for the picking and flowers are in full bloom: summer is here and it’s time to celebrate. Plan your summer vacation in Oklahoma with the help of this handy guide!
Hot Oklahoma summers and cold natural swimming holes are a classic combination.
Travel down Oklahoma’s stretch of Route 66 and find quirky stops, kitschy photo-ops and unique destinations along the way.
Tulsa offers plenty of walkable districts worth the exploration, from historic staples to newer innovations. Plan a day trip or a full weekend spent visiting local arts, entertainment, dining and nightlife options with the help of this guide to Tulsa’s most unique districts.
Gather up the kids, use these top ideas to plan a family-friendly getaway and embark on an invigorating adventure around the great state of Oklahoma this Spring Break.