It’s time to take advantage of the last few drops of summer. Crisp fall days are right around the corner, and with them come light jackets and fallen leaves, cool breezes and sun-soaked early evenings.
By all these lovely tokens September days are here, with summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer.– Helen Hunt Jackson
On this treasured long weekend ahead, seek adventure in Oklahoma, taking time to enjoy the fruits of your labor with family and friends. Whether you laze around a street festival, cheer on a bull rider or kick back at an outdoor concert, choose to sink fully into the present moment.
Sometimes it’s important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it’s essential to take time off and make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow.– Douglas Pagels
Try your luck at WinStar World Casino and Resort and soak up the last bit of summer sun by the pool.
Explore the fascinating exhibits at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History.
Visit the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum during its 25th anniversary year.
Kick off thoroughbred season at Remington Park, finding yourself reeling with chances to win.
Enjoy the freedom of the three days ahead. See you on Adventure Road.
Lake Texoma State Park is home to one of the largest reservoirs in the United States. Famous for its striped bass, Texoma has been dubbed the Striper Capital of the World. Kingston, Oklahoma, even celebrates the popularity of striper fishing with the Kingston Striper Festival held each June.
WinStar World Casino and Resort is the biggest casino in the world, located at the Southern Gateway to Adventure Road. It’s home to more than you might believe – three hotel towers, 1500 luxurious hotel rooms, two pools, two championship 18-hole golf courses, a 3,500-seat theatre and more games than anywhere in the world.
Beautiful Lake Murray is known for the clarity and color of its waters and its seemingly endless list of recreational opportunities. Framed by the thick forest of Murray State Park, this 100-foot-deep, spring-fed lake also houses a wide variety of birds, including the rare wintering bald eagle. Lake Murray is a popular destination for a variety of activities, including camping, swimming, hiking, golf, tennis, horseback riding, fishing, boating, sailing, riding ATVs and more.
Floating the river is a favorite Oklahoma pastime for a reason! River Bottom Campground and Tubing in Davis makes it easy and is located just south of the iconic Smokin’ Joe’s Rib Ranch.
For an exploration into Oklahoma's physical past, look no further than the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History. It's one of the world's largest university-based natural history museums, containing roughly seven million objects. Be greeted by the world’s tallest dinosaur; the 40-foot-long neck and skull peek into the museum’s great hall. Don’t miss “The Clash of the Titans,” the museum’s centerpiece exhibit, featuring two dinosaurs in a battle to the death.
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is home to one of the world's largest, most comprehensive collections of Chihuly glass, with a 55-foot, multi-colored Chihuly tower greeting visitors as they enter the museum's atrium.
This breathtaking memorial honors the lives lost in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995. Inside the Museum, walk through the events of, and response following, that fateful morning, and leave knowing the world holds far more good than bad. The Outdoor Symbolic Memorial, from the Survivor Tree to the Reflecting Pool to the 168 empty chairs in memory of the fallen, is a moving piece of American History that must be experienced.
When you have some of the nation's finest live Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse Racing, an incredible selection of diverse dining options, an action-packed casino, big promotions and giveaways, you’ve got a party that goes on and on. You’ve got Remington Park.
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