Known as the “Magnolia Capital of Oklahoma,” Durant offers everything from downtown shopping to outdoor adventures. Originally settled by a family of French-Choctaw origin, Durant boasts a unique combination of small-town charm and a highly celebrated Native American heritage in southern Oklahoma. At nearby Lake Texoma State Park, visitors will relish endless opportunities for nature exploration. Go camping, cast a line on the lake or enjoy hunting for whitetail deer, bobwhite quail, mourning dove, ducks and geese.
If you’re seeking a more refined getaway, head to the Choctaw Casino Resort - Durant. This world-class resort has a concert venue that brings some of the biggest names in entertainment to Durant. There’s endless fun to be had at the casino’s tables, and the resort also ensures a one-of-a-kind getaway with nearly a dozen dining options, a spa, a luxury hotel and a beautiful water park with Jacuzzis, streams for floating and a covered cabana that’s accessible from the water.
Fort Washita Historic Site & Museum is a notable attraction that grants visitors a glimpse into Oklahoma’s diverse history. The fort operated in the 1800s to protect Chickasaw and Choctaw Tribes and later served as a major supply depot for Confederate troops in Indian Territory. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, head to Bob's 6th Street Cafe to satisfy diner food cravings. This old-fashioned diner specializes in big flavors served fresh at breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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