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Visiting Oklahoma

For better and for worse, Oklahoma is perhaps most famous as the home of the Joads in The Grapes of Wrath; for the 1995 bombing in its capital, Oklahoma City; and for its eponymous musical, but it is also a great producer of food and fuel in the US and consists of a vast array of scenic terrains, from prairie and plain to mountains and marshland. Don’t miss the stirring and beautiful Oklahoma City National Memorial, or the sprawling Woolaroc Ranch, Museum & Wildlife Preserve.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find ... Read More
For better and for worse, Oklahoma is perhaps most famous as the home of the Joads in The Grapes of Wrath; for the 1995 bombing in its capital, Oklahoma City; and for its eponymous musical, but it is also a great producer of food and fuel in the US and consists of a vast array of scenic terrains, from prairie and plain to mountains and marshland. Don’t miss the stirring and beautiful Oklahoma City National Memorial, or the sprawling Woolaroc Ranch, Museum & Wildlife Preserve.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Oklahoma

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Oklahoma City Bombing National Memorial & Museum

Written by Vanilla Sugar on 08 Jun, 2009

How could anyone forget those who died it the Oklahoma City Bombing? How could anyone forgive the men responsible for these needless deaths? I can only say that the men, women and children who died will not be forgotten. The men who…Read More


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My First Skydive Jump

Written by nora_yusuf on 31 Jan, 2007

Are you afraid of heights? Acrophobia? Well, I was, and apparently still am. My friends told me that, someone told them that, if you try bungee jumping or skydiving, you’ll get rid of your fear of heights. I did try bungee jumping, and still can’t…Read More


Downtown OKC

Written by dvanhorn on 08 Mar, 2006

If you can only do one thing in OKC, you must go to the downtown area known as Bricktown. It's the only part of the city that's good for walking. There are so many attractions located downtown that everyone and anyone would find…Read More


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More on the History of the Price Tower

Written by ssullivan on 28 Jul, 2004

Opened in 1956, the Price Tower is arguably one of Frank Lloyd Wright's greatest architectural achievements. The tower is his tallest constructed building and was described by Wright as a "tree that escaped the crowded forest" because the tower dominates the small town skyline of…Read More


Whither Oklahoma?

Written by portermason on 11 Mar, 2004

Every time I go to Tulsa, I go for a week. Therefore, it becomes necessary for me to tell others that I won't be around. "Where are you going?" they ask. "Tulsa, Oklahoma," I say. And then, every single time, comes…Read More


Beautiful Grand Lake of the Cheokees

Written by Doznroses on 24 Mar, 2004

Out of our many trips to the Grand Lake the ones taken in the autumn are the most enjoyable. The colors of the trees are at their best, and geese and ducks are flying for warmer weather. After enjoying the fall foliage there are many things…Read More


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Like going into the open sea

Written by philsinfo on 25 Apr, 2007

The aquarium in Tulsa, OK, is a place to go for adventure and awesome scenery. I was amazed at the beauty that the sea has to offer. You can get up close and even have a chance of touching some of the fish. It's a…Read More


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My Itinerary for the Bartlesville Trip

Written by ssullivan on 29 Jul, 2004

Monday, February 2, 2004 Flew to Tulsa on Continental Airlines. This was the day after the Super Bowl in Houston, so security lines at the airport were ridiculously long. I was glad I arrived at the airport nearly three hours before my flight departed, because by…Read More


Hitchhikers and Escaped Inmates

Written by camera-gal on 13 Apr, 2001

The silliest sign I ever saw was the one I saw while driving in Oklahoma. It said "Hitchhikers may be escaped inmates". I had to stop by the side of the road and take a picture. The sad fact is that the sign…Read More


Inside the Gates of Destiny

Written by Psychedelic Donut on 14 Aug, 2000

Once inside the show you can hear the crowd noise grow from a small growl to an immense rumble as the tension grows and everyone shivers with anticipation. Then the moment we've all been waiting for: Widespread enters the stage without an introduction…Read More


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