You crave the thrill of heart-pounding adventure, but prefer to leave the hiking boots where they belong – in the closet. It’s the flash and spark of a place that entices your trend-setting spirit. You seek out the latest hot spots and appreciate landscapes or experiences where you can learn new things and stay busy at the same time. Your head hardly hits the pillow, but when it does you expect the comfort and luxury you deserve. Look no further, Oklahoma has the excitement you seek.
Whether you’re hoping to enjoy the flashing lights of a jackpot-winning slot machine or draw a royal flush at a packed poker table, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino of Tulsa offers a sleek, stylish and pulse-pounding gaming experience. With more than 2,100 of the newest and most popular electronic games, 125,000 sq ft of gaming space and $2 million in rock music memorabilia on display, this casino will speak to your inner rock star. Put on your favorite high heels or run some gel through your hair and head on over to the rapid tempo of Friction, the Hard Rock’s nightclub and Tulsa’s newest place to dance the night away. When it’s time to relax, enjoy a smooth cocktail at the casino’s unique 80-foot ice-topped bar. At the end of the night, unwind in one of the Hard Rock’s modern hotel rooms, jam-packed with every amenity a high-roller such as yourself would expect.
If your gaming itch still hasn’t been satisfied, try the international flair of the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville. While searching for that lucky machine, take a tour of some of the most opulent cities of the world. From Madrid and Paris, to Beijing and Vienna, the WinStar has created eight gaming plazas, complete with fountains, crystal dragons, table games and endless rows of slot machines that seem to stretch on forever. The WinStar will appeal to anyone longing for the excitement of the jet-setter lifestyle, so have your passport handy and prepare to win big. Also, don’t forget to blast on over to the Riverwind Casino in Norman. Enjoy VIP treatment at the River Lounge, have a drink at the Energy Bar or take in a world-class performance at the Showplace Theatre. With over 2,300 electronic games and 55 poker and blackjack tables, the Riverwind will sweep you away and leave you feeling exhilarated.
If you still want to feel your heart race, the Pole Position Raceway of Oklahoma City will fulfill your desire for the thrill of head-to-head competition. Try your luck and test your limits on this ¼ mile racing track in a high-performance racing kart capable of speeds up to 45 mph. Challenge your friends, dash around tight corners and celebrate your victory at the finish line. Still looking to push yourself to the limits? Try New Heights Rock Climbing Gym, Tulsa's premier destination for rock climbing. Find your footing, race to the top and don’t look down!
With exhibits detailing the history of rocketry, the Stafford Air & Space Museum of Weatherford will appeal to your extreme-seeking nature. Stretch your mental limits and let your imagination soar as you view displays such as the giant F-1 Saturn engine and various items of space food and survival items flown to the moon on Apollo 11. Blast off through the clouds in one of two flight simulation computer labs or hitch a ride to space in their SpacePlane Theatre. For an experience you won’t soon forget, don’t miss the Dome Theater at Science Museum Oklahoma. This 70-foot diameter dome screen surrounds the audience and will transport you to landscapes of unparalleled adventure. Be prepared to be pushed back into your seat with the theater’s state-of-the-art 36,000 watt digital sound system. Hold on and enjoy the ride!
Because a sense of flair and exclusivity appeal to your inner trailblazer, join the elite at Red Prime Steak. Housed in the historic Buick building of downtown Oklahoma City, Red Prime offers signature steaks and a distinctive modern décor. Let the valet park your car, take a seat at the bar, enjoy an impeccable cocktail and surround yourself with rays of red neon lighting. If you enjoy your entree with a side of entertainment, check out the Shogun Steakhouse of Tulsa. Highlighting the Japanese cooking method of Teppanyaki, this restaurant features showman chefs that prepare your meal right before your eyes.
For some late-night fun, check out downtown Oklahoma City. After the sun goes down, the Bricktown Entertainment District comes alive. Once a warehouse district, Bricktown has been transformed into a haven for nightclubs, restaurants and shopping. After a night of fun and dancing, book a suite at the Skirvin Hotel, an upscale, restored Oklahoma City landmark that has hosted oil barons, dignitaries and past Presidents.