A lottery drew the lucky numbers of Ponca City, Oklahoma's settlers, and oil made it into the thriving cultural center it is today. Honor the brave women who settled Oklahoma at the Pioneer Woman Statue and Museum. Tour the Italian "Palace on the Prairie", the Marland Mansion, built by oil baron and Governor E.W. Marland. Dig deep into Ponca City's oil history at the Conoco Museum, honor Native roots at the Standing Bear Museum & Park or go green with a tour of the Cann Memorial Gardens.
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.
As autumn leaves burst into an array of spectacular hues, Oklahoma’s towns, cities and communities gear up for a wealth of fall-themed fun. Read on to discover spectacular places to celebrate autumn in the Sooner State.