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Oklahoma City Attractions

Top 13 things to see and do in Oklahoma City

  • The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum, located in Oklahoma City in the state of Oklahoma, is a 30,000 foot interactive memorial and museum that was established to commemorate the hundreds of people that died and survived in the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing in Oklahoma City back in April 19, 1995. Dedicated by President George W. Bush in 2001, the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum now serves as a startling reminder of the horrors that occurred in that dark April day in the hopes of educating locals and tourists alike of the impact of violence and the scars the bombing had left in the lives of the family members the victims have left behind.

    Today, the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum serves also to be a source of inspiration with the different exhibits featuring the lives of the survivors and how they had been able to cope with the effects of the bombing had in their lives ...

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  • White Water Bay is a water park near Oklahoma City, just off I-40. It located near many lodging, eating, and shopping options. Best Western Saddleback Inn even offers a Stay and Play package that features tickets to White Water Bay. Daily tickets are $22 for adults and $18 for children if you book online. Season passes and group tickets are also available.

    White Water Bay is Oklahoma's top water park. It has a number of slide rides, raft rides, and family-oriented rides from which to choose. Some of the slide rides are Mega-Wedgie, a 6 story tall ride; Pirate's Plunge, a flume slide with a dark tunnel; and Acapulco Cliff Dive, a free fall ride ...

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  • Established in 1958 as the Oklahoma Science and Arts Foundation, the Science Museum Oklahoma, has sought to improve the level of appreciation of science which would, in turn, increase both the cultural and educational standards in Oklahoma City. Situated in downtown Oklahoma City in Oklahoma, the Science Museum Oklahoma is a favorite destination for families visiting the city for vacation. With so much to do and so many things to see in the Science Museum Oklahoma, you and your family will always find something new to see here.

    One of the all-time favorites of children visiting the Science Museum Oklahoma with their families is the Bright Night events held at the museum after the sun goes down. Children can get to enjoy learning science through a host of different fun filled activities ranging from creating green monster slime and creepy fogs to cracking a case just like the detectives do on television and building rocket ships and launching them at designated areas of the museum ...

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  • Situated along West Reno in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the Myriad Botanical Gardens is paradise right in the heart of the city. More than 1,000 different plant species from all over the world are housed in the gardens. Each year, hundreds of visitors flock to these Botanical Gardens whether it is to temporarily escape the hustle ad bustle of the metropolis or to simply spend a few quiet and relaxing hours with that special someone. The scenery within the botanical gardens is extremely intoxicating and very romantic that it has become one of the most popular wedding venues in the entire state of Oklahoma.

    To ensure that each of the different plant species planted in the Myriad Botanical Gardens are given the right conditions to thrive, the botanical gardens is divided into two different sections ...

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    Located in between Hefner Road and Northeast 122nd Street Northeast of Oklahoma City is Frontier City, the only amusement theme park in the entire state of Oklahoma. First opened to the general public back in 1958, Frontier City is the largest seasonal attraction in the entire state. Since its opening, Frontier City has been visited by millions of locals and tourists alike. The amusement park is currently owned and operated by PARC Management, LLC which is the leader in entertainment management and the same owner of the Six Flags Amusement Park chain.

    Frontier City has numerous rides and attractions that are sure to be enjoyed by visitors of all ages ...

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  • Situated right in Oklahoma City in Oklahoma, the Oklahoma City Zoo is a living museum and botanical garden which was primarily established in order to protect rare and endangered plant and animal species found in the United States and other parts of the world. The zoo has been recognized as one of the premiere zoological and botanical gardens in the world, giving locals and tourists alike the opportunity to mix educational and recreational opportunities in order to learn more about the different plant and animal species that have made the zoo their home and develop a concern for their preservation.

    One of the most popular parts of the Oklahoma City Zoo among locals and tourists alike is the zoo's Butterfly Garden. Located west of the Noble Aquatic Center of the zoo, this 20,000 foot exhibit area is home to more than 15,000 different plant and butterfly species that are native not just in the United States but in other parts of the world ...

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  • The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum was founded back in 1955 and is currently the premiere institution where travelers from all over the world will learn about the rich tradition, culture and art of the West. Each year, millions of locals and tourist alike visit the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum to get a better understanding of the Wild West culture, which is a cornerstone of the American culture that the United States takes pride in.

    The museum is home to a variety of different artworks by some of the most notable artists in contemporary and classic Western art, including Frederic Remington and Charles Russell. In the exhibition wing, visitors to the museum are treated to interactive galleries focusing on the American Wild West, firearms that were developed and created during the Victorian era, and Native American culture ...

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    Oklahoma City Bricktown is located right in the heart of the Oklahoma City and is considered as the premiere Entertainment District in the state of Oklahoma. Once a warehouse neighborhood inhabited by blue collar employees and factories, the Oklahoma City Bricktown today is a vibrant display of shopping centers, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and sporting facilities. Indeed, Oklahoma City's Bricktown is perhaps the most happening place you would ever visit in the state of Oklahoma.

    The best way to enjoy Oklahoma City's Bricktown is by foot. There are a number of different guided walking tours that would allow you to discover much of Oklahoma City's Bricktown ...

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