Red Carpet Country
Rising from the prairie floor, Red Carpet Country is a land of impressive contrasts, majestic vistas and expansive, high-plains grandeur. Once known as No Man’s Land, with its rugged beauty and diverse attractions, this region is a paradise for outdoor lovers of all stripes. A land where the ancient past rises up to meet you at every turn and friendly locals roll out the red carpet for visitors, Red Carpet Country is a grand place for making remarkable memories.
Bring the whole family to the city of Alva, located in northwest Oklahoma, in the middle of the tourism triangle that includes Great Salt Plains State Park, Alabaster Caverns and Little Sahara State Parks. Start with a trip to The Menagerie: ...See Alva
Blackwell was settled in the late 1800s as part of the Cherokee Strip Land Run of Northern Oklahoma, and the town remains a testament to its history. At the Top of Oklahoma Historical Society Museum, browse farm tools, artwork and even artifacts ...See Blackwell
This original "stone city" established before statehood, still stands thanks to its founders' requirement that downtown buildings be constructed of stone to withstand fires.
The Selman Guest Ranch is a must-see in the northwest Oklahoma town of ...See Buffalo
Stake your claim for fun in Enid, a city with a fascinating history, vibrant shopping, unique dining and a bustling music scene. You'll find plenty of interesting things to do in Enid, Oklahoma. The historic town of Enid was a well-known watering ...See Enid
No trip to Fairview is complete without a visit to Gloss Mountain State Park. This hidden gem in western Oklahoma entices visitors to climb to the peak to enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the surrounding countryside. Sometimes called “Glass ...See Fairview
Located in northwest Oklahoma, Freedom is home to the largest natural gypsum cave in the world that is open to the public and the only gypsum show cave in the United States. Explore this unique treasure at Alabaster Caverns State Park, which offers ...See Freedom
Horse around in Guymon, Oklahoma the Saddle Bronc Capital of the World, and home to the Guymon Pioneer Days Rodeo, the fifth-largest outdoor rodeo in the nation. View art at one of the two downtown galleries or visit the No Man's Land Museum in ...See Guymon
The charming small town of Hennessey sits alongside the historic Chisholm Trail and welcomes visitors with a variety of historic sites, lodging, restaurants, specialty shops and recreation. Stop by Bull Foot Station, a supply point noted for its ...See Hennessey
Nestled among mesas formed by ancient lava flows, Kenton is the only town in Oklahoma on Mountain Standard Time. Tour the Kenton Museum, the oldest building in the hamlet, which was built of native rock in 1902 and houses No Man’s Land artifacts. ...See Kenton
Welcome to Kingfisher, the gateway to northwest Oklahoma. This growing city has a friendly small town feel where visitors will enjoy a quaint soda fountain, historic mansion and tributes to the “Ambassador of the Plains” Jesse Chisholm.
Start ...See Kingfisher
Founded in 1893, the entirety of downtown Newkirk is on the National Register of Historic Places with the largest collection of limestone buildings in Oklahoma. If you’re after a taste of history in Kaw County, head to the Newkirk Community Museum ...See Newkirk
Perry, Oklahoma was born of the 1893 land run which opened the Cherokee Strip for settlement. At noon on September 16, 1893 the sound of a pistol signaled the beginning of the great race to stake a claim and take title to 160 acres of virgin land. ...See Perry
A lottery drew the lucky numbers of Ponca City, Oklahoma's settlers, and oil made it into the thriving cultural center it is today. Honor the brave women who settled Oklahoma at the Pioneer Woman Statue and Museum. Tour the Italian "Palace on the ...See Ponca City
Tonkawa, nicknamed “The Wheatheart of Oklahoma,” is located in north-central Oklahoma. Plan a visit to this city in Kay County for gaming, shopping, museums and more. The Tonkawa Hotel & Casino is always a great choice or a getaway. This gaming ...See Tonkawa
Watonga is home to gorgeous Roman Nose State Park. One of Oklahoma’s original seven state parks, Roman Nose State Park takes its name from a Cheyenne Chief and is set amidst a beautiful canyon with exceptional recreation activities. Amenities ...See Watonga
Named for a Cherokee word meaning "sweet water,” Waynoka is a western Oklahoma gem. Home of Little Sahara State Park, this area is a great example of Oklahoma’s diverse landscape where visitors are treated to over 1,600 acres of sand dunes ...See Waynoka
Outdoor sports enthusiasts will relish this piece of prairie. Enjoy the natural beauty and abundant wildlife at Boiling Springs State Park, tee off at the Boiling Springs Golf Course or take aim at quail, dove, pheasant, turkey and deer at the Hal ...See Woodward