Known as the hometown of country superstar Garth Brooks, Yukon sprang into being in 1891 as a farming community. Visitors flock to Yukon to experience one of Oklahoma's largest ethnic festivals each year — the Oklahoma Czech Festival goes all-out with music, a parade, costumed dances, crafts and plenty of Czech delicacies. The Yukon Historical Museum, located in a 1910 school building, tells Yukon's history. Inside the Czech history room, delve further into the town's heritage. Horse lovers delight in Express Clydesdales Ranch, home to some of the world's most beautiful Clydesdales, housed in a beautiful barn originally built in 1936 and restored by Amish barn specialists in 1997.
The Chisholm Trail has left a permanent hoof print on the culture and heritage of western Oklahoma. Travel along this famed trail to experience the stories of pioneering cattle drives on a legendary piece of the Old West.
Plan your Fourth of July holiday and honor the red, white and blue with this list of patriotic events and fun festivals. From big city events in Oklahoma City and Tulsa to hometown celebrations, find your ideal 4th of July here.
The Western experience in Oklahoma isn’t limited to grownups. Even little buckaroos will find plenty of ways to experience ranch life and living history without having to ride a 2,000-pound bull or rope a steer.