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Things to do in Oklahoma

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Oklahoma. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Oklahoma attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Oklahoma to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Oklahoma.

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  • American Banjo Museum

    The American Banjo Museum spotlights Oklahoma's homegrown genre, Red Dirt Music, and features replicas of early banjos that slaves crafted plus int... More
  • Beavers Bend Depot

    Here, travelers can horseback ride along scenic trails or jump on a miniature replica of an 1863 C.P. Huntington train. More
  • Beavers Bend State Resort Park

    This park is replete with activities from trout and fly-fishing to hiking and bird watching. Be sure to stop by the nature center to get yourself a... More
  • Broken Bow Skateway

    On a rainy day, head to this rink to roller skate to the tune of 80s classics. Planning a family reunion? You can also rent out the whole rink. More
  • Green Goodies

    Owner Tiffany Magness won Cupcake Wars, a Food Network series, for her tasty creations, many of which—the salted caramel, happy birthday chocolate,... More
  • Guthrie Green

    This downtown acreage is a backdrop for lots of city events, including concerts, a Sunday flea market, and free movies. More
  • Ida Red

    You’ll find responsibly sourced gifts—Tom’s shoes, Lily and Laura bracelets which are crocheted by women in Nepal, graphic tees by Oklahoma-based d... More
  • Myriad Botanical Gardens

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

    Stop in the former mansion of the Philips 66 family, now an impressive art museum, to see pieces ranging from ancient Egyptian coffins to contempor... More
  • Pops

    Pops — a combination gas station, diner, and soda shop north of Oklahoma city, has added a futuristic twist to the iconic highway. With its dramati... More
  • Red Dirt Emporium

  • Spa Lux

    Tulsans, too, are surprised to come across a world-class day spa beside a Panera sandwich shop in a strip mall south of downtown. The year-old spa ... More
  • Uptown Kids

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

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