Central Oklahoma’s Frontier Country is home to a number of fantastic lakes that are uniquely connected to their urban surroundings. Here you can explore Oklahoma’s capitol city at lunchtime and be on the water by the afternoon. Whether you’re looking for water sport adventures, leisurely swimming opportunities or excellent fishing spots, you’ll find it at a lake in central Oklahoma. You learned more about beautiful Lake Thunderbird in our "Big Six" lake overview, now read about a few of the region’s top lakes and make plans to come see what makes central Oklahoma a great place to hit the water.Learn More
Iron Monk Brewing Company Taproom
Learn about the craft beer brewing process in the heart of downtown Stillwater. Take a tour of Iron Monk Brewing Co. to learn about the history of the company, get an overview of the brewing process, and taste raw ingredients. After the tour, choose free samples of four of the brewery's beers, and take an Iron Monk pint glass home to commemorate your tour.
Once your tour comes to an end, head into the tap room to enjoy some live entertainment by local musicians, best paired with a pint of beer. Wednesday nights, put your knowledge to the test in a round of live trivia, or get in a round of yoga Saturday mornings. No matter what day of the week you come by, treat yourself to a variety of craft beers brewed right out of Stillwater. From the espresso and chocolate-rich milk stout to the lemon citrus Stilly Wheat, you're sure to discover a new favorite beer at Iron Monk Brewing Co.
To describe Oklahoma’s craft beer scene as “thriving” would be an understatement. World-class microbreweries have been popping up in every corner of the state during the last decade, releasing award-winning beers to national and international acclaim. Inspired by the styles of the moment and traditions of the past, Oklahoma’s bold and innovative brewmasters have carved out a unique place in a crowded field—and they don’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. Take a tour of some of the state’s most buzzed-about breweries and see what’s on tap in the Sooner State.Learn More