Top Spring Break Ideas for Families
Gather up the kids and embark on an invigorating adventure around the great state of Oklahoma with these top family-friendly spring break ideas.Learn More
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 city stands tall with its magnificent art deco treasures, Route 66 gems and the Cesar Pelli-designed BOK Center — a state-of-the-art venue for national concerts and sporting events. Tulsa's lively entertainment districts feature eateries, shopping and gaming, while the Tulsa music scene is the star of the state. Family fun also prevails in T-Town, home of the highly-rated Tulsa Zoo, while the city's Arkansas River trails and outdoor recreation areas offer outdoor respites from all the urban excitement.
Tulsa offers a fabulous array of cultural amenities including the acclaimed Tulsa Ballet, Tulsa Opera, Tulsa Symphony Orchestra and other programs of the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Theater-going opportunities abound around town, and the music scene pulses with sound from diverse genres, ranging from country and western to indie rock and punk. Be sure to catch a concert at the famous Cain's Ballroom or Tulsa Theater, too. A multitude of annual festivals and events like the Tulsa International Mayfest, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa and ScotFest celebrate Tulsa's culture and heritage, adding to the long list of things to do in Tulsa.
Discover unique facets of Tulsa's personality by visiting the many vibrant districts within the city. Anchored by the historic Blue Dome building, the Blue Dome Entertainment District is home to nightlife hot spots, hip restaurants and live entertainment. Visit the Brookside District for unique shopping experiences, upscale dining and plenty of nightlife options. The Tulsa Arts District features historic buildings that have been brought back to prominence via art galleries, theaters, restaurants, bars and dance clubs. For antique shopping, local and regional art galleries and more than 20 top local restaurants, visit the Cherry Street District in the northern midtown area of Tulsa.
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