Green Country

Tumbling rivers, expansive lakes, tallgrass prairie and rolling green hills are the hallmarks of this lush region, rich in culture and verdant grandeur. Tulsa’s sophisticated city lights offer the ultimate in metro exploring, while trekking Route 66 takes you into the heart of the definitive road trip experience. A winning combination of outdoor life and charming communities, Green Country is a bold adventure you’ll never forget.

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Green Country Association.

Afton

Founded in 1886, Afton, Oklahoma is a small town boasting several examples of classic Route 66 roadside architecture, water recreation and more. Take a trek on one of two stretches of the nine-foot-wide original Route 66 known as the Ribbon Road, or ...

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Bartlesville

With a history of black gold dating back to 1905, Bartlesville is a hub of architecture, culture, history and art in Oklahoma. As the home of Phillips Petroleum Company, Bartlesville boasts attractions you won’t find anywhere else. Stop at the ...

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Bixby

Plan a visit to the fast-growing city of Bixby for a small-town feel near big city attractions. Take a stroll around the Washington Irving Memorial Park & Arboretum, go fishing at Lake Bixhoma or pick fresh berries at Gibson Gardens. In the fall, ...

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Bristow

If you’re looking for a friendly city full of diverse attractions, add Bristow to your list. Those looking for local flavor will find their fill at the seasonal Bristow Farmers Market at Town Square and at Nuyaka Creek Winery, where guests can ...

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Broken Arrow

Hometown charm and suburban amenities abound in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Visitors enjoy challenging golf courses and pampering day spas as well as unique shopping, interesting attractions and family-friendly festivals and events. Shop 'til you drop ...

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Catoosa

Whale-come to Catoosa – home of the legendary Blue Whale. This beloved Route 66 landmark has been attracting crowds for over 40 years. Bring your fishing gear, enjoy a picnic lunch or just drop by for a photo op. Catoosa is also home to the ...

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Checotah

Checotah is home to Lake Eufaula State Park, the Honey Springs Battlefield and country superstar Carrie Underwood. Located in eastern Oklahoma, this charming community also boasts a downtown historic district and many antique malls. Whether you ...

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Claremore

The Route 66 town of Claremore, Oklahoma gave the state two of its best-loved sons: Will Rogers and Lynn Riggs, scribe of Green Grow the Lilacs, the play that inspired the musical Oklahoma! Visit the Will Rogers Memorial Museum, where you can ...

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Cleveland

Experience all that Cleveland has to offer with your next trip to northeast Oklahoma. If it’s outdoor adventure you’re after, you’ll find plenty to enjoy at the Cleveland City Lake, Feyodi Creek Park and Keystone Golf Course. Bear’s Glen ...

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Cookson

Bordering the northeast side of beautiful Lake Tenkiller, Cookson offers plenty of lakeside fun and beautiful lodging accommodations. Visit the Cookson Bend Resort & Marina — your one-stop shop for fun in the sun — for a full marina with a ...

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Drumright

Enjoy an eclectic mix of antique shopping, wine tasting and oil history in Drumright, a sweet little city nestled in northeast Oklahoma. Scope out the city’s downtown murals, or stock up on fabulous finds at Antiques N More or the Sugar Plum Tea ...

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Eufaula

A diverse array of outdoor recreation makes Eufaula, Oklahoma a destination well worth exploring. Perched on the shores of Lake Eufaula – Oklahoma's largest, most peaceful lake – the city's 20-block downtown, listed on the National Register of ...

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Fort Gibson

The site of Oklahoma's oldest frontier fort, established in 1824, Fort Gibson, Oklahoma is steeped in colorful history and equally colorful scenery – blue lakes, sparkling rivers and green hillsides. The Fort Gibson Historic Site & Interpretative ...

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Gore

Welcome to Gore, the trout capital of Oklahoma. Nestled along the Lower Illinois River and just a few miles from Lake Tenkiller, this small town offers big fun for the avid angler. In addition to trout, the area also offers fishing for striped bass, ...

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Grove

Vacationers love the charming town of Grove, Oklahoma on beautiful Grand Lake O' the Cherokees. Take a ride reminiscent of the Mississippi riverboat journeys aboard the Grand Lake Queen. Guests can tour all six acres of Har-Ber Village Museum to ...

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Henryetta

Visit Henryetta, the rodeo cowboy capital of the world. Located in eastern Oklahoma, Henryetta offers fun things for the whole family to do. Explore the Henryetta Territorial Museum, which is located in a 1905 one-room schoolhouse that also served ...

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Hominy

Named after an Osage chief, Hominy is a town with a rich Native American heritage, offering unique attractions spanning from the arts to historical sites that pay homage to the city’s important oil and cattle industry. Take a tour of murals and ...

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Jenks

Home to the Oklahoma Aquarium, Riverwalk Crossing and abundant antiques shopping, Jenks, Oklahoma is known far and wide for its small-town charm and big-city atmosphere. Thousands of saltwater and freshwater species are found in the water wonderland ...

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Mannford

Located along picturesque Keystone Lake, Mannford offers plenty of fun in the sun. Visit Keystone Harbor for all your marina needs or enjoy a delicious meal overlooking the water. Equestrian adventures are available at C & A Outlaw Trail Rides, ...

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Miami

Pronounced My-am-uh, the city of Miami, Oklahoma is named after the Indian tribe that settled at the juncture of the Neosho and Spring Rivers. Route 66 winds through Miami's downtown area, where the Coleman Theatre, a Mother Road landmark built in ...

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Muskogee

Native American heritage and military history come together in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Experience Native cultures at the Ataloa Lodge Museum on the Bacone College campus to see a fine private collection of Native American art. At the Five Civilized ...

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Okmulgee

The city of Okmulgee takes its name after the Muscogee Creek word meaning “bubbling water.” Visit this northeast Oklahoma destination to discover the flowing water at the Okmulgee & Dripping Springs Lake & Recreation Area. Nestled in mighty oak ...

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Owasso

Named after the Osage Indian word meaning “end of the trail,” Owasso is a fun-loving destination with a friendly hometown feel. Owasso, Oklahoma prides itself on its character and community focus, displaying positive character trait banners ...

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Pawhuska

Deep in the heart of Osage County, explore a spirited mix of American Indian and western culture in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. See the romance of Pawhuska's history unfold through the 86 of 98 downtown buildings listed on the National Register of Historic ...

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Pawnee

On the western edge of Pawnee, Oklahoma, atop Blue Hawk Peak sits the Pawnee Bill Ranch Historic Site & Museum, the well-preserved dream home and ranch of Gordon Lillie (a.k.a. Pawnee Bill) and his wife, May Lillie. This picturesque historic site ...

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Pryor

Nestled in the heart of Green Country, Pryor is the site of the highly popular summer Rocklahoma festival. Located just 10 minutes from Lake Hudson, fish at one of the top three bass fishing lakes in Oklahoma. The Coo-Y-Yah Museum, housed in the ...

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Sallisaw

The end of the trail begins in Sallisaw, home to rich Native American history. The city was once home to Sequoyah, the Cherokee Indian who created the written alphabet of the Cherokee Nation. Explore Sequoyah’s Cabin, which was built in 1829 and ...

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Sand Springs

Sand Springs is Oklahoma's only planned industrial town. In 1907, oilman Charles Page founded the town as an envisioned haven for orphans and widows. Proximity to Tulsa has fueled Sand Spring's growth over the years. Today, however, the town is ...

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Sapulpa

Billed as the "Heart of Historic Route 66," Sapulpa hosts visitors from across the globe. Oklahoma's bustling downtown area draws in plenty of travelers seeking out Mother Road adventures. Sapulpa's history is steeped in a lively mix of Native ...

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Skiatook

Skiatook is a fast-growing community with a wealth of family-friendly activities. Bring the kids to Central Park to play on the playground, splash pad and pool. The park is also the trailhead to the Osage Prairie Trail, a 14.5-mile-long trail that ...

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Tahlequah

Tahlequah, Oklahoma, the capital of the Cherokee Nation, has been named one of the Top 100 Best Small Towns in America. Tour the recreated ancient Cherokee village of Tsa-La-Gi, located at the Cherokee Heritage Center for a dose of culture. Float ...

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Tulsa

Visit Tulsa, Oklahoma's second-largest city, where Southern comfort and cosmopolitan style converge. A town enriched by its oil heritage, Tulsa boasts world-class cultural attractions, including the Philbrook Museum of Art and Gilcrease Museum. The ...

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Vian

Escape to beautiful Vian to experience the best that Lake Tenkiller has to offer. Known as Oklahoma’s “heaven in the hills,” Tenkiller State Park offers a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities, with water sports, fishing, hiking and even ...

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Vinita

Established in 1871, Vinita is the second oldest town in Oklahoma, and as such, places a high priority on preserving its history and heritage. A historic downtown district showcases antique shops and specialty boutiques. At the Eastern Trails ...

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Wagoner

With the Arkansas, Verdigris and Grand Rivers, Fort Gibson Lake and the Boston Mountains all close by, Wagoner, Oklahoma is a haven for water enthusiasts and outdoor explorers alike. Go boating or cast a fishing line at one of several marinas and ...

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