Located in the Great Plains, Oklahoma is a state of endless prairies, gentle mesas and scattered mountain ranges. In the state's urban centers, residents and guests can sample a wide variety of attractions, shows, special events and historic sites. Outside of the cities, travelers can find any number of recreational activities, including boating, hiking and mountain biking.
- Name of location Guthrie, OK
About the middle of April, Oklahomans celebrate the Land Run of 1889 and the beginning of the town of Guthrie. This four-day celebration includes food, rides, crafts, a rodeo, Old Tyme baseball and the biggest parade in the state. Who wouldn't want to go to the Chuckwagon Feed? Many people have been going for over 80 years.
- Name of location Norman, OK
Toward the last week of April, over 100 bands from all genres of music hit the stages in the historic arts district downtown, poetry slams and crafts included. The May Fair Arts Festival occurs at the same time in Andrews Park.
- Name of location Mangum, OK
The last weekend of April, 30,000 people participate in snake hunting, square dancing, flea market shopping and bus safaris. There are crafts and food for anyone not too scared to enjoy them. Find it in the downtown square and Armory Building.
- Name of location Oklahoma City, OK
Race participants receive a shirt and a medal for this community celebration with family-friendly events the last weekend of April.