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The staff of the Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department regularly contributes travel feature stories to newspapers and magazines across the country.
The articles below are available for media outlets to use along with proper byline and department credit.

For questions or additional story ideas, please contact Dick Dutton at 405-230-8414 or

Feature Stories:

Soul Food Dining

March 1, 2010

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Inside the Destination Dining Guide you’ll find page after glossy page of delectable photography, expert picks and behind-the-scenes insight to help you find or rediscover some of Oklahoma’s best restaurants. Whether chosen for the food, unusual décor, or personable wait staff, all promise to be memorable and worth the drive.
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The Call of the Road

January 21, 2010

If America has a romantic relationship with open road, consider Route 66 to be its greatest love affair. Although the highway was officially decommissioned in 1984, the lore of the famed route still draws visitors from around the world who desire a taste of a nostalgic American experience.
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Civil War Sites Statewide

January 15, 2010

The Civil War had an interesting history in Oklahoma and left many memorable sites that are worth exploring across the state.
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The Great Salt Plains

January 13, 2010

The varied landscape here makes Oklahoma a nature lover’s paradise, but of all the topographical options to explore, none are quite as unique and unexpected as Oklahoma’s Great Salt Plains.
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