Cheap fun closer than may appear

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Leonardo’s Discovery Warehouse & Adventure Quest

200 E Maple Ave, Enid


A hands-on art and science museum offering experiences for children of all ages in the areas of art and science, Leonardo’s also features a three-story castle.




Robbers Cave State Park

Highway 2, Wilburton


A former hideout for notorious outlaws Jesse James and Belle Star, this state park offers fishing, hiking and equestrian trails, and cliff climbing with cabins and campgrounds.

The Toy and Action Figure Museum



111 S Chickasaw, Pauls Valley


For children of any age, this museum depicts how many of today’s and past figures were created, from concept through manufacturing.

Philbrook Museum of Art



2727 S Rockford Road, Tulsa


Offers a unique combination of history, gardens and collections.

Tiger Mountain Ranch Resort



Route 2, Box 299, Henryetta


A ranch retreat with an Old West flavor, this resort offers experiences in both the tribal and cowboy ways of life.

The Castle of Muskogee



3400 Fern Mountain Road, Muskogee


The Castle of Muskogee boasts a 60-acre kingdom and home of the Renaissance Faire the Boare’s Heade Feaste and Christmas Kingdom.

Boiling Springs State Park



207745 Boiling Springs Road,



An oasis, Boiling Springs invites tourists to enjoy swimming, nature trails, boating and water skiing.

Little Sahara State Park



101 Main Street, Waynoka


With more than 1,600 acres of sand dunes, Little Sahara features dune buggy and ATV riding.

Jasmine Morran Children’s Museum



1714 W. Wrangler Road, Seminole


Indoor and outdoor activities dedicated to children young and old. Experience the SuperSonic Express Train, walk through the large outdoor maze and interact with science exhibits.

Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium



3624 N 74th Ave, Tulsa


Interactive exhibits allow visitors to be a fighter pilot while the state-of-the-art planetarium takes them on a journey of the universe.

Chickasaw National Recreation Area



1008 W 2nd St, Sulphur


Natural springs, streams and lakes are the main attractions at what was formerly know as Platt National Park, the first national park in the state. The park also boasts a nature center.


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