With a history of black gold dating back to 1905, Bartlesville is a hub of architecture, culture, history and art in Oklahoma. As the home of Phillips Petroleum Company, Bartlesville boasts attractions you won’t find anywhere else. Stop at the Woolaroc Ranch, Museum and Wildlife Preserve that was once the “second home” of Frank Phillips, founder of Phillips Petroleum Company. It has an impressive collection of Native American and Western art, and everything from bison to Japanese Sika deer roam on the property’s 3,600 acres.
Visit the Price Tower & Price Tower Arts Center to see modern art and feats in design including works by Oklahoma architect Bruce Goff. The Price Tower is famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s only fully-realized skyscraper and has been designated a National Historic Landmark.
Learn Bartlesville's history at the Phillips Petroleum Company Museum, and take in over a week of sophisticated fun at the annual OK Mozart International Music Festival each summer to get a sense of what this city in northeast Oklahoma is all about.
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.
Grab your best concert buddy and hit the road to experience one of Oklahoma's first-rate music festivals. Whatever sounds good to your ear—from jazz and heavy metal to classical music and the latest underground sub-genre you haven’t even heard of yet—you'll find a festival in Oklahoma that celebrates it with style.
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.
From music festivals to rodeo competitions, community celebrations to Fourth of July spectacles, these beloved events from all over the state provide a glimpse into what Oklahoma summers are all about.