Northeastern Oklahoma is lake country, pure and simple. There are plenty of reasons to visit this part of the state—the phenomenal cities, tallgrass prairies and wildlife preserves are just a few of them—but lakeside fun and relaxation is far and away the area’s biggest draw. We profiled the popular Grand Lake O' the Cherokees in our overview of Oklahoma's top lakes, but there are so many more fantastic lakes to be found in the region. Since it can be hard to figure out what lake is perfect for your next getaway, we’ve made it easier by overviewing some of the region’s top lakes and highlighting their most unique attractions. If you’re not already planning your next Green Country lakeside getaway, this rundown might be just the inspiration you need.Learn More
Isle of Capri
Located in the small town of Krebs, which is known as Oklahoma's Little Italy, Isle of Capri has been an Italian favorite of locals and visitors since its opening in 1950. The building's exterior resembles a house, and the cozy feeling continues inside in the multiple dining areas, including a large banquet room, patio dining and full bar.
Dominic Anthony Giacomo, who opened Isle of Capri, was a first generation American whose parents immigrated from Italy. After completing a tour in the Navy, Giacomo built the Isle of Capri and began serving homemade ravioli, spaghetti and meatballs, and steak, chicken and lamb fries entrees. Each meal is preceded by an order of fresh salad, garlic bread and homemade French-fries. Isle of Capri also serves the famous Choc beer, which is still produced in Krebs today.