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
Join in the dancing at the Chickasaw Cultural Center’s Labor Day Celebration.
Get lost in the rough-riding action at WinStar World Casino & Resort’s Professional Bull Riders: Built Ford Tough Series.
Take advantage of free Mondays for kids at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History.
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.
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, 27 holes of golf, a 3500-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.
Chosen CNN’s top travel destination for Oklahoma in 2014, the Chickasaw Cultural Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive tribal cultural centers in the United States. Come celebrate, embrace and share the heritage that binds the Chickasaw Nation together.
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 Myriad Botanical Gardens act as a lush, landscaped oasis in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City. The recently remodeled gardens’ 17 acres draw everyone from concert goers to families to those just looking to enjoy the natural environment.
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.
Western Avenue is one of the most diverse stretches in the city, combining upscale offerings with local, homey establishments that pay tribute to the area's roots. The first Thursday of each month plays host to Western Avenue On the Lawn, a family event featuring food trucks, kids' activities, movies and more. And in the fall, Western Avenue brings you Taste of Western, an annual festival that celebrates local art and culinary favorites.
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