Pronounced My-am-uh, the city is named after the Indian tribe that settled at the juncture of the Neosho and Spring Rivers. Route 66 winds through Miami, Oklahoma's downtown area, where the Coleman Theatre, a Mother Road landmark built in 1929, was recently refurbished. Take in live entertainment, a silent movie with an on-site organist or a classic film. Miami is home to nine Native American tribal headquarters. View artifacts from these and other American Indian cultures at the Dobson Museum, and try your hand at the tribal-owned casinos in town.
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.
Step back in time and enjoy a show at one of Oklahoma’s many historic theaters. Go see a film, concert or performing arts event, or simply take in the stunning architecture that makes these time-honored movie houses true Oklahoma landmarks.
Apply the sunscreen, grab your swimsuit and head out to Oklahoma’s water parks, where you can bask in the sun, splash around in millions of gallons of water and have a great time with family and friends, all in one place!