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.
- Poteau, Oklahoma in Poteau, OK
During this mid-April weekend hot air balloons ascend over Poteau for rides, races and glows. The festival also includes: skydivers, helicopter-rides, 4X4 exhibitions, stagecoach rides, mud-pit races, burn-out contest, pet costume contest, rides and food.
- Claremore, Okla. in Claremore, OK
The first few days of November commemorate Will Rogers' birthday in 1879, and have done so since 1938 when his museum opened. Children's Day at the Museum, Night at the Museum, a car show and parade are included as well as the Indian Women's Pocahontas Club tribute.