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No trip to Talihina in southeast Oklahoma is complete without a drive along the Talimena National Scenic Byway. This 54-mile winding route is known for its stunning fall foliage and spectacular panoramas of the Ouachita Mountains. Enjoy all that the area has to offer with a visit to Talimena State Park, located at the entrance to the byway. This small park offers RV and tent campsites, picnic facilities, a playground, hiking trails and more. Talihina is also home to some fantastic restaurants. For classic American favorites in a fun atmosphere, head to Pam’s Hateful Hussy Diner. Not only is the restaurant a favorite for its tasty food, but also for its signature tees and coffee mugs. If you’re looking for a restaurant to ramp up the romance, check out The Rock House. Set on 238 rural acres, this stone house-turned-dining establishment offers stunning views and a diverse menu with steak and seafood options.