While the sun may be setting on summer, opportunities for new, exciting adventures are always on the horizon. There’s still time to have that camping trip at the lake, and float on the river. You can tour museums that inspire and thrill. This three-day weekend is for playing as hard as you work, and the best summer ever is still yours for the taking.
Get a taste of First American history, art and cuisine at the Chickasaw Cultural Center.
Watch the heart-pounding action of live Thoroughbred racing on the tracks of Remington Park.
Tour the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum and capture the Gates of Time at sunset.
Experience the full gamut of outdoor adventure from boating to trail riding at Lake Murray State Park.
Uncover what happens when you combine live performances and food trucks with 100+ nationally acclaimed visual artists at the Paseo Arts Festival.
How many memories can you fit into one three-day weekend?
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.
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.
Stay and play all day with RIVERSPORT Rapids & Adventures on the Oklahoma River. This one-stop passport to adventure features a 700-foot zip line across the water, several high-speed spiral slides, a six-story adventure course, a state-of-the-art whitewater rapids facility and more.
Summit’s Oklahoma City location provides the ultimate experience for thrill seekers from all around. Catering to both diehard climbers and novice adventurers, Summit’s grain silo structure makes it one of the most unique climbing gyms in the United States.
Completed in 1910, the Colcord Building, at 12 stories high, was the first skyscraper in Oklahoma City. Now, more than 100 years later, the Colcord serves as a reminder of the area's historical charm, providing elegant accommodations.
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.
The Paseo area was developed in 1929 as the first shopping district in the state, and gradually became home to local artists and musicians. Today, the Paseo's Spanish revival buildings are home to 22 galleries, restaurants, boutiques and more. Be sure to visit for First Friday, the Paseo's monthly art walk, featuring dozens of artists and several opening receptions held in participating district galleries. The Paseo Arts Festival is also held annually on Memorial Day Weekend, combining art, food, music and family fun.
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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