Sparkling lakes, glorious mountains, cypress-lined bayous and picturesque towns make Choctaw Country the ideal spot for weekend getaways. Abundant wilderness areas with pristine lakes, rivers and streams connect you to nature in a profound way. With 12 state parks and close to a million acres of wildlife, it’s little wonder the area is a destination for all kinds of eco-explorers, fishing, hunting and some of the most spectacular fall foliage tours in the Midwest.
Broken Bow is a nature lover’s dream. As both the home of Beavers Bend & Hochatown State Park, Broken Bow Lake and the Mountain Fork River, this city in southeast Oklahoma is a popular destination year round. Take part in the many activities that ...See Broken Bow
Known as the “Magnolia Capital of Oklahoma,” Durant has everything from downtown shopping to outdoor adventures. Settled by a family of French-Choctaw origin, Durant boasts a unique combination of small-town charm and a highly celebrated Native ...See Durant
As a railroad hub in the early 1900s, Hugo, Oklahoma was a hotbed of activity, with a vivid mix of dance hall girls, hustlers and gunfighters, a Harvey House Restaurant, and at one time, a dozen circuses wintering nearby taking advantage of the ...See Hugo
Discover flower power in Idabel, Oklahoma, the "Dogwood Capital of Oklahoma", where springtime tours showcase the area's champion blooming dogwood trees. See Native arts from Oklahoma and all over the world at the Museum of the Red River, where ...See Idabel
The hometown-friendly city of McAlester, located 90 miles south of Tulsa and 120 miles southeast of Oklahoma City, is a major trade center for Southeast Oklahoma and is one of the state's oldest communities. Unique attractions include the beautiful, ...See McAlester
Get a good view of the Ouachita National Forest from Poteau, Oklahoma's Cavanal Hill, dubbed "the world's highest hill" and just one foot shy of a designation as a mountain. Climb down and take a drive on the breathtaking Talimena Scenic Drive. ...See Poteau