When the time comes to plan a vacation, people often think about visiting other states and foreign lands. However, there are plenty of things to do in the state of Oklahoma you have not yet heard of. It is a state of art, culture, history, and nature. Whether you are looking for some soul searching or a family vacation, you can find it all in Oklahoma.
The top five things you can do in Oklahoma –
- The toy and action figure museum, Paul’s Valley
The Toy and Action Figure Museum in the quaint town of Paul’s Valley is the perfect place to visit if you have kids in your team. It has a rainbow of action figures from the Marvel and DC universes. It has characters from Disney too. It is a must-visit for families of figurine enthusiasts.
- The center of the universe
This mysterious place in downtown Tulsa can look deceivingly simple. A small circle of concrete bound by concentric circles of bricks presents a little-known acoustic phenomenon. When you stand in the middle of the circle and make a noise. The echoes come back to you several times louder than the original sound. It is a favorite haunt of adults and children alike.
- Will Rogers Downs
Take part in horse racing at the Will Rogers Downs. If you are really in need of feeling lucky, this is a must-visit place for you. Watch the thoroughbred horse races or Quarter Horse races in person. Feel the adrenaline rush through your veins like never before. Do not forget to check out the souvenir store to take home some amazing memories.
- Oklahoma City Underground
Even if you have lived In Oklahoma City for the last decade, we are sure you have not experienced the life underground. This is your chance to explore the city’s underground through the constructed halls, and tunnels that run for over 20-blocks. Interestingly, there is no one entrance to this place, but scattered entrances throughout the city! This mysterious place has a fantastic gallery of paintings and art exhibits illustrating the state’s history and residents’ lives.
- The Shattuck Windmill Museum
If you are an environmentalist, you will love this place. It has a collection of over 50 historic windmills that still whir in the wind. From the petite Zephyr to the boisterous 18-feet tall Samson, this museum has the notable windmill models that date between the 1850s and 1950s. You can explore the history of windmills, their construction, and engineering, and explore the lush four acres of the outdoor museum on a fine day with your family and friends.
Oklahoma is a fine state with hundreds of historic sites, museums, murals, and natural reserves. There is not one boring day in this state. Set out with your friends and family for days of fun and adventure across the Sooner State. Experience the unique food, booze, and parties with the lovely people. It is definitely worth planning a state-wide road trip across the state this fall!