The end of the trail begins in Sallisaw, home to rich Native American history. The city was once home to Sequoyah, the Cherokee Indian who created the written alphabet of the Cherokee Nation. Explore Sequoyah’s Cabin, which was built in 1829 and stands today as a National Historic Landmark. Sallisaw is also home of the 14 Flags Museum, constructed to honor Oklahoma’s history under 14 separate nations. Spend the day at the beautiful Robert S Kerr Reservoir, or feast on barbecue at Wild Horse Mountain Bar-B-Q, where an outside cooker infuses the food with unforgettable flavor. Visit Sallisaw to experience a city filled with scenic lakes, parks, historical museums and landmarks.
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.