Welcome to our selection of holiday rentals in Oklahoma.
You can start your tour of Oklahoma with a visit to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. It’s a great place to absorb some cowboy culture with a breathtaking selection of art celebrating the cowboy and his life. Further down is the Stockyards City, where you will find some real life cowboys in their typical attire. You can even dress up and be a part of them and try your hand in the corral. While here, don’t miss going to the Cattleman’s Steakhouse for some great cowboy dishes.
If you are here during the summer, make sure you attend the Deadcentre Film Festival. This is a platform for talented filmmakers to show their work that include comedy, drama, and children’s films besides documentaries.
No trip to Oklahoma would be complete without a visit to the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. The bombing in 1995 has been converted to a moving memorial. It is awalkthough depicting the event before and after the bombing. The sculptures are lit up at night making one emotional, yet peaceful.
The Science Museum and the Oklahoma City Zoo are quite close to each other and provide a great time to visitors, particularly children. The zoo’s diverse range of animal life is quite delightful. The many exhibits in the museum will keep you enthralled.
The entertainment district of Oklahoma lies in Bricktown, so named after the brick buildings in the region. It has a canal boat ride that is quite enjoyable and is even better at night with all the lights reflecting in the water. A late night stroll along the canal is a wonderful way to end the day.
The Oklahoma State Fair, held in September every year, is a great place to be in. Food is a very serious matter to the people in Oklahoma and the fair does justice to this trait. A great place to be in for gastronomical delights.
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art has the largest collection of old glass sculptures. It also houses traveling exhibits. There is always something new or unexpected on display and is well worth a visit.
A short drive from Oklahoma is the town of Guthrie. It retains an old world charm with buildings of Victorian architecture. Naturally, you’ll find lots of antique shops here. It is a great day trip and you’ll be sure to enjoy the original Oklahoma culture at it’s best.
We are sorry but at the present time we do not have any holiday rentals available in Oklahoma.
Things to do
Frontier City & White Water Bay
Frontier City is an amusement park with a range of thrill rides to excite even the hardiest of thrill seekers. The Eruption is the tallest ride of its kind on Oklahoma and rockets to over 240 feet. The park also hosts regular entertainment events throughout the year. White Water Bay is the sister waterpark to Frontier City and offers a range of slides and rides for the whole family to enjoy.
Stafford Air & Space Museum
The Stafford Air & Space Museum offers a history of flight from the pioneers and their simple propeller driven planes up to modern day high tech jets. The museum has replicas of the Wright Brothers famous glider and flyer and moves through World War 1 era planes like the Sopwith Pup and the Spirit of St. Louis. More modern jet aircraft include the F-86 Sabre, Mig 21 and the F-16 which is still used by the USAF today. The museum also displays space race exhibits and rocket engines from the German V-2 flying bomb and the F-1 Rocket engine, the type which was used on the Saturn V rocket.
Oklahoma City Zoo
The Oklahoma City Zoo is home to various animal species and exhibits including Elephants, Lions, Gorillas and Giraffes. The Zoos Aquatics Centre displays Sea lions, Seahorses and a range of tropical fish whist the Island Life area displays various animals from the world’s islands.
Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra
Those with a love of classical music would enjoy a night at the Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra. Throughout the year various conductors will take to the stage and conduct music written by masters like Tchaikovsky, Beethoven and Mozart.
Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve
With a museum dedicated to the old west, the Woolaroc museum is an interesting place to visit. Displays chart the history of the area and display several sculptures and fine art from a time when the Native American tribes where still in control of the area. The museum also displays a range of firearms from the old west. The museum also hosts a ranch and wildlife preserve with various animals to see.
National Rod & Custom Car Museum
Located near Tulsa, the National Rod & Custom Car Museum displays some of the best custom “hot-rods” in the United States. Various machines have won awards for their design and all offer a chance to see unique and spectacular cars.
Oklahoma’s largest and busiest airport is the Will Rodgers World Airport though this tends to handle national air traffic only. The Tulsa International Airport is the second largest airport though there are over 150 airports operating throughout the state.
Oklahoma’s state capital and its largest city is Oklahoma City. Tulsa is another of Oklahoma’s large cities, the two are key economic hubs for the state and most of the states population reside in these two cities.
The climate in Oklahoma suffers regular extreme weather conditions, thunderstorms are common and the state is a part of the infamous Tornado Alley and averages over 50 tornadoes each year. Temperatures vary widely from season to season but summer averages can reach almost 40°C whilst winter temperatures can drop to almost –20°C.
Oklahoma is located in the southern central region of the United States. The state is landlocked and shares boarders with the states of Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Missouri, Arkansas and Kansas.