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Leonardo’s Discovery Warehouse & Adventure Quest

200 E Maple Ave, Enid

580-233-2787

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

918-465-2565

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

405-238-6300

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

918-749-7941

Offers a unique combination of history, gardens and collections.


Tiger Mountain Ranch Resort

 

 

Route 2, Box 299, Henryetta

918-652-1428

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

918-687-3625

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,

Woodward

580-256-7664

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


Little Sahara State Park

 

 

101 Main Street, Waynoka

580-824-1471

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

405-382-0950

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

918-834-9900

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

405-382-0950

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.

 

For more information and other great ideas visit www.travelok.com or www.occc.edu/pioneer.

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