Blake Shelton Itinerary
From the time Blake Shelton became a regular on the small stage in Ada, locals knew they were watching a star. Travel to the historic theater where Blake got his start before making your way to Shelton’s other favorite hometown hangouts. Venture to nearby Tishomingo and you may just run into the country singer at his flagship venture Ole Red Tishomingo, restaurant and music venue. The road trip also includes some of his favorite restaurants, vacation spots and more.
Stop 1: McSwain Theatre
When Blake Shelton was younger, he was a regular performer at the McSwain Theatre in Ada. It was during one of these early performances that Mae Boren Axton, the famous songwriter responsible for Elvis Presley’s hit “Heartbreak Hotel,” noticed Blake’s talent for singing and encouraged him to pursue a career in music.
Stop 2: Ada Water Tower
On the cover of Blake Shelton's album "Bringing Back the Sunshine," the superstar country singer proves he hasn't forgotten where he comes from and features this piece of his hometown.
Stop 3: Ada High School
Blake Shelton graduated from Ada High School in 1994. During his years there, the young Blake was known as a practical jokester, performer and musician. He took woodshop and his teacher claims he would waltz into class singing “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” any day of the year.
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Stop 4: Ole Red Tishimingo
Visit Blake Shelton's very own Ole Red Tishomingo, a combination restaurant, live music venue and retail space inspired by his No. 1 hit song.
Stop 5: The Tishomingo Dairy Queen
Blake Shelton says that when he is at home on his Tishomingo ranch he enjoys “throwing a cooler in the back of the pick-up” and getting “dessert at Dairy Queen.”
Stop 6: Lake Texoma State Park
Blake Shelton enjoys hunting, fishing and all things outdoors. While staying at his Tishomingo ranch, the country superstar is known for taking his boat out on Lake Texoma for a weekend of fun when he's not on tour.
Stop 7: Eaker Field
Blake Shelton flies back and forth from L.A. to Eaker Field, the closest air strip to his ranch, when he’s busy filming The Voice.