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Things to do in Oklahoma

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“Philbrook is a Tulsa treasure! Friday Burger nights. Films on the lawn during the summer. Music & artist events all year round.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Museum
“A moving and well-constructed experiential memorial designed to honor & to educate.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Industrial-chic Bricktown is a lively entertainment district, with repurposed warehouse spaces that now house a fun mix of restaurants, shops, and more. An eclectic mix of shops sell clothing, home decor and specialty food items like gourmet condiments and handmade chocolate. The Bricktown Water Taxi takes riders along the Bricktown Canal for tours and dinner cruises.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Very versatile mixture of shops, boutiques, restaurants, and technology centers in one place.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Beautiful greenhouse gardens, as well as short walking areas outside and a playground for kids.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Zoo
“Here with your family? Kiddos and grown-ups alike thoroughly enjoy the OKC Zoo. The elephants just recently got a new habitat. There is a lovely exhibit called "The Oklahoma Trails" It showcases all of the animals that are native to Oklahoma and the rise and fall of the population of each animal. It's a great place to spend a day together!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Wonderful Museum of Western art and very modern art exhibits.. curated by The University of Tulsa. Extensive archives of famous historical documents. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
History Museum
“The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is a museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, with more than 28,000 Western and American Indian art works and artifacts. The facility also has the world's most extensive collection of American rodeo photographs, barbed wire, saddlery, and early rodeo trophies.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Small museum, they get in great exhibits it is usually just a couple of hours so very doable and then on to other things in your day. The Cafe is great spot for Brunch”
  • 27 locals recommend
Park
“Palo Duro Canyon is the second largest canyon in the United States. The State Park is over 16,000 acres of scenic beauty loaded with hiking trails, horseback trails, mountain bike trails and excellent bird and wildlife watching. The canyon is 70 miles to the south making it perfect for a day trip from Borger. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“It’s kind of a big deal around here. Wide variety of toppings and combinations. Fun place to have a whole pie or just a slice. Huge slices and whole pizza pies. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Park
“Great area, full of restaurants, bars, little shops, bakeries and galleries! Check it out and stay for a few hours!! ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Great place to relax and enjoy the water. Restaurants and bike trails right on the water!”
  • 36 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“You will not find a more decadent sandwich that is so good it will leave you in a food coma for days. All the bread, all the cheese, all the everything!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Thunder games are a great way to get away from it all. Take in a game while you are here on business or for fun. Come see our talented team on their way to many championships!!!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Stadium
“The BOK Center, or Bank of Oklahoma Center, is a 19,199-seat multi-purpose arena and a primary indoor sports and event venue in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.”
  • 19 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“It’s kind of a big deal around here. Wide variety of toppings and combinations. Fun place to have a whole pie or just a slice. Huge slices and whole pizza pies. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Restaurant
“You will not find a more decadent sandwich that is so good it will leave you in a food coma for days. All the bread, all the cheese, all the everything!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Café
“This is downtown. Everything is great here. You can get a fresh juice. Coffee and cocktails are exceptional. Lots of vegan options. They have an amazing vegan chili.”
  • 34 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Food never disappoints here. It is a great place to go for a date night or with friends. The vibe is always right, the food is always delicious....you’ll see 😉.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“World Famous steakhouse located off of I-40 in nearby Amarillo, Texas. Home of the "Free 72 oz steak dinner" if eaten in 1 hour. Live music, souvenir shop and lots of items to see as you walk through the large building. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
“German Pub and restaurant. Good beer selection and good German bar foods. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Golf Driving Range
“Fun for ALL ages! whether you are on a business trip and you want to take a break for an evening, or you are a couple wanting to enjoy each other's company or even just here with family and friends. This place is alive with energy and their award-winning food is a reason to go by itself! Go get yourself a bay and plat some golf and enjoy the ambiance and atmosphere of this refreshing spot.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Café
“Great food lots of vegetarian options great drinks and kid friendly! We love their pasta and pretzels! ”
  • 29 locals recommend

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