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.
- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, OK
For 10 days in the middle of September, you can experience just about everything any state fair ever had any where: rodeo, car-races, truck-pulls, ice-skating shows, livestock competitions, live concerts, fair food and rides! It's described as "enormous."
The River West Festival Park is transformed into a Bavarian beer garden for this middle of October event. Live music, dance, amusement park rides, competitions, beer samples and bratwurst, among other German foods, combine with Austrian and Czech traditions for "die partie" of fun.
- 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.