Plan a visit to the fast-growing city of Bixby for a small-town feel near big city attractions. Take a stroll around the Washington Irving Memorial Park & Arboretum, go fishing at Lake Bixhoma or pick fresh berries at Gibson Gardens. In the fall, Carmichael’s Pumpkin Patch offers a pumpkin patch, corn maze and adorable petting zoo.
Bixby offers a wealth of dining opportunities. Savastano’s Pizzeria is a popular pick for authentic Chicago-style pizza, and even offers a deep dish measuring two inches high, 14 inches in diameter and weighing eight pounds. Another local favorite is the Apple Barrel Cafe, located right on Bixby’s Main Street.
Farms across Oklahoma are throwing open their gates and inviting visitors to enjoy bountiful harvests of ripe berries, sweet peaches, fresh vegetables and more. Return to the farm for a seasonal u-pick experience and delicious produce.
Once twinkling strings of lights brighten up the town, it’s time to look local to knock out holiday shopping lists. From one-day markets to seasonal shelves, shoppers are bound to find some of the most unique goods to gift in Oklahoma.
Take in refreshing floral arrangements and decorative greenery when rain showers yield to springtime flowers. Travel to a lesser known Oklahoma garden or arboretum for a peaceful afternoon spent with nature.
A true Southern classic, fried catfish has always been an integral part of Oklahoma cuisine. Discover the best places to feast on freshly fried catfish with heaping helpings of coleslaw, hush puppies and green tomato relish with these nine stand-out catfish spots!