Taylor Dye Itinerary

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Oklahoma native Taylor Dye caught the attention of the country world after teaming up with Madison Marlow, performing as duo Maddie & Tae. Explore Oklahoma through Taylor’s eyes while visiting her childhood stomping grounds in Ada, favorite statewide attractions in Oklahoma City and must-try restaurants in Durant. 

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Oklahoma City
11501 N I-35 Service Rd
Oklahoma City, OK

Stop 1: Frontier City Theme Park

Taylor Dye sometimes traveled to Frontier City Theme Park for summer vacation fun. Ride the rollercoasters, and catch Western entertainment at this Oklahoma City amusement park.

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2020 Remington Pl
Oklahoma City, OK

Stop 2: Science Museum Oklahoma

Science Museum Oklahoma is another popular Oklahoma City attraction Taylor Dye has visited. Explore the hands-on exhibits while learning more about space, aviation, galaxies, physics and more.

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2101 NE 50th St
Oklahoma City, OK

Stop 3: Oklahoma City Zoo & Botanical Garden

While touring through Taylor Dye’s former Oklahoma City vacation spots, be sure to bring the family to the Oklahoma City Zoo & Botanical Garden. Hear the big cats roar, see Asian elephant shows and greet the primates at this world-class zoo and botanical garden.

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Shawnee

Shawnee, OK

Stop 4: Shawnee, OK

Taylor Dye was born in the Shawnee Regional Hospital on September 18, 1995. Check out local attractions before heading onward to Ada, where Taylor grew up.

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Ada
219 W Main St
Ada, OK

Stop 5: Polo's Mexican Restaurant

When asked about favorite restaurants in her hometown, Polo’s Mexican Restaurant came to Taylor’s mind. Between the homemade flour tortillas, tortilla soup and queso fundido, you’re sure to fill up fast on savory Tex-Mex favorites.

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130 W Main St
Ada, OK

Stop 6: McSwain Theatre & Art Gallery

Besides local churches, school choirs and the Circle the State with Song program, Taylor Dye got her start performing at McSwain Theatre & Art Gallery in Ada. Stop by this former Vaudeville theater, and watch local plays, movies, stand-up comedy and special events.

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1000 E 32nd St
Ada, OK

Stop 7: Star Skate Ada

Although she was born in a Shawnee hospital, Taylor Dye considers Ada her home. As a teenager, Taylor loved roller skating with friends at Star Skate Ada, a popular hangout spot in town.

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Madill
1 Courthouse St
Madill, OK

Stop 8: National Sand Bass Festival

Taylor Dye once competed in the National Sand Bass Festival talent show and took home the Teen Division Winner title. Attend this annual summer festival, and listen to local entertainment, top Country Western acts and gospel singers.

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Kingston
6037 US Hwy 70 E
Kingston, OK

Stop 9: Lake Texoma State Park

Taylor Dye and her family are big fans of Oklahoma State Parks like Lake Texoma State Park. Taylor also recorded her first cover CD and learned guitar from Rick Roach of Roach Recording in Kingston. Book an RV campsite or pitch a tent at this state park in Kingston, and take advantage of fishing opportunities on the lake.

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Durant
1202 W Main St
Durant, OK

Stop 10: Salita's Mexican Restaurant

When Taylor Dye plays shows in Durant, she often indulges in a tasty meal at Salitas Mexican Restaurant. Dine on south-of-the-border specialties like fajitas or revved-up American classics like burgers topped with pico de gallo at this American-Mexican fusion restaurant in Durant.

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4216 US Hwy 69
Durant, OK

Stop 11: Choctaw Casino Resort - Durant

Taylor Dye considers Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant her favorite Oklahoma music venue to play. Taylor recommends that, after catching a show in the Choctaw Grand Theatre, you head inside The District Cinema for a round of bowling or a movie.

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Broken Bow
4350 S US Hwy 259-A
Broken Bow, OK

Stop 12: Beavers Bend State Park

Taylor Dye and her family used to visit Beavers Bend State Park in Broken Bow. Stay in the onsite lodge, or reserve a tee time at this southeastern Oklahoma state park.

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9955 US Hwy 259
Broken Bow, OK

Stop 13: Steven's Gap Restaurant

During a stay at Beavers Bend State Park, be sure to order okra, Taylor Dye’s favorite Oklahoma food, at Steven’s Gap Restaurant while munching on their famous fried catfish.

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10251 US Hwy 259
Broken Bow, OK

Stop 14: Grateful Head Pizza Oven & Tap Room

Grab a seat on the outdoor patio at Grateful Head Pizza Oven & Tap Room, another one of Taylor Dye’s favorite Oklahoma restaurants. Cool off with a frosty mug of root beer while awaiting freshly baked gourmet pizzas.

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