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.
- QuickTrip Center - Expo Square 4145 E. 21st Avenue (Between Harvard and Yale) Tulsa, OK 74114 in Tulsa, OK
Occurring in mid-July, this largest arts-and-crafts show in the country, known for its good quality and variety of merchandise, includes antiques, collectibles, gourmet foods and accessories. It also takes place around the third weekend of November which is convenient for holiday gift buying.
Come downtown for the New Year's Eve nonalcoholic family fun night. One admission button gives access to 25 activities and locations in various buildings downtown for events from jazz music to circus performers. The finale is fireworks in Kerr Park at midnight!
- El Reno, Oklahoma in El reno, OK
The beginning of May brings a quarter-century old celebration that's all about eating! See the 750-pound hamburger being cooked and watch the burger-eating contest. Live music and a carnival top it off. The fried onion burger has been a specialty of El Reno for well over a hundred years.
- State Fair Park in OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
See some of the most beautiful quilts every created and get some quilting or stitching tips from the pros at this event that takes place int Quilt Show Reno. Watch live demonstrations, stroll through the series of vendor's booths and pick up a few new sewing tricks.