Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Travel Guide

You will never have to wonder what to do in Oklahoma City. The culturally rich city offers plenty to discover. No matter what your tastes may be, you are sure to find just the thing to do in Oklahoma City.

Tour the 3.3 acre outdoor memorial Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum and learn more about the tragic April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal building. Watch old news footage and view artifacts found among the rubble of the sanctuary, which is visited by more than half a million people annually.

Visit Bricktown, the former warehouse district that is now a busy entertainment and dining area. See a production at Harkins Theatre or catch a show at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center. Afterwards, grab a nice meal at The Mantel, a fine dining spot serving up steak tartare, crab cakes, New York strip steak and duck breast.

If you are a sports enthusiast wondering what to do in Oklahoma City, you might want to catch a baseball game at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, or go the Chesapeake Energy Arena for one of the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball games. The NBA season runs from around October to April of each year.

Owner Tiffany Magness won Cupcake Wars, a Food Network series, for her tasty creations, many of which—the salted caramel, happy birthday chocolate, and sopapilla cheesecake—are gluten free. The cheerful bakery also serves a weekly-changing lunch.

You’ll find stylish kids wear—brands like Kicky Pants and French Toast for boys and girls—at this fashion-forward boutique.

This 17-acre park in downtown Oklahoma City has jogging trails, dog parks, and splash pads for the kiddos.

The American Banjo Museum spotlights Oklahoma's homegrown genre, Red Dirt Music, and features replicas of early banjos that slaves crafted plus intricately decorated instruments from the 1920s.