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
The Route 66 Nut House
Housed in a rustic log cabin made from real pecan logs, the Nut House in Claremore offers a variety of nuts and Made in Oklahoma products. Stop by for nuts just about any way you can imagine, from toffee-covered and salted to honey roasted and spiced with cinnamon. Visitors can also select from homemade fudges, jams and jellies, as well as a variety of cookies and breads.
The Nut House offers unique gifts you won't find anywhere else, as well as a nice selection of souvenirs. While you're travelling along historic Route 66, be sure to shop, stretch or spend some time in their rocking chairs. Ample parking and clean restroom facilities are available, too.
Satisfy your hunger with a soup or sandwich selection from the on-site Hot Mama's Deli while you're taking a break from the Mother Road. This casual bistro serves customizable sandwiches with a variety of Boar's Head meats, cheeses and unique spreads like tangerine habanero mustard. Pair your sandwich with a whole or half bowl of soup du jour for maximum enjoyment.