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T h e re g i o n o f central Oklahoma, k n o w n a s F ro n t i e r C o u n t ry , i s a r e n o w n e d va c a t i o n de s t i n at i o n . F ro m t h e Nat i o n a l C o w b o y & We s t e r n He r i t a g e M u s e u m an d n o s t al g i c R o u t e 6 6 t o t h e h o me t o w n s o f c o u n t ry m u s i c s t ar s T o by K e i t h an d G a rt h B ro o k s , c e n t r al O k l ah o ma i s u n do u bt e d l y t h e h u b o f We s t e r n c u l t u r e -w i t h a c o n t e m p o ra ry f l a i r. Li k e t h e c o v e r e d w ag o n s an d b u f f a l o h e rd s t h at made t h e fi r s t r u t s i n O k l ah o m a ’ s re d d i rt , t h e Nat i v e A me r i c an s an d pi o n e e r s w h o s e t t l e d c e n t r al O k l ah o ma made l o n g -l as t i n g i m p re s s i o n s o n t h e c u l t u r e t h at s h ape d t h e g r e a t s t a t e . O n e h u n dr e d y e ar s l at e r , O k l ah o ma’s v ib ra n t h i s t o ry h as t r an s fo r me d t h e w i de -o pe n p l a i n s i n t o a c o l o r fu l , w o r l d-c l as s d e s t i n a t i o n . T h i s y e ar , y o u ’r e i n v i t e d t o e x p e ri e n c e e x h i l ar at i n g fe s t i v al s , aw e -i n s pi r i n g m u s e u m s a n d s e c r e t t r e as u r e d pl ac e s fo u n d o n l y i n C e n t ra l O k l ah o ma Fr o nt i e r C o u n t ry . C e n t r al O k l ah o ma Fr o n t i e r C o u n t r y i s l o c a t e d a t t h e c r o s s r o ads o f I -3 5 , I -4 0 , I -4 4 a n d h i s t o ri c Ro u t e 6 6 , w h i c h mak e s i t e as i l y ac c e s s i b l e f ro m an y w h e r e i n t h e n at i o n . Ge t r e ady fo r e x c i t e m e n t an d adv e n t u r e w h i l e y o u t o u r t h e F o n t i e r. Y o u w i l l fi n d t h at i t ’s w o rt h t h e t ri p ! o k t o u r i s m. c o m

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WHAT’S INSIDE: This Travel Guide divides Frontier Country into regions to help you explore the area. The Table of Contents below shows what page each region begins. Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page

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Central region section Enjoy every sip along the way Northern region section The Urban Frontier Eastern region section Southern region section Looking for an urban escape? Western region section Calendar of Events

FRONTIER COUNTRY STAFF Sherri Rogers, Executive Director Jana Jo Ivy, Director of Marketing & Graphic Design BOARD OF DIRECTORS & OFFICERS Melanie Voice, President Dan Kuziej, President-Elect Kerry Barrick, Treasurer Stacy Staton, Secretary Amy Britt, Past-President Christy Alcox, Kyle Allison, Nancy Coggins, Tom Collins, Marci Donaho, Stephanie Gideon, Tammy Kretchmar, Terry Lanham, Brittany Leemaster, Mark Rathe & Dan Schemm

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The 2018 Travel Guide to Central Oklahoma Frontier Country is the official publication of Frontier Country Marketing Association and is produced in cooperation with the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department. For additional travel information about the state of Oklahoma, call or write the department: PO Box 52002 | Oklahoma City, OK 73152 | 800.652.6552 | travelok.com

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At the Oklahoma Hall of Fame w e believe ther e ar e no li mi t s t o w hat is possible. Ever y d ay w e cel ebr ate the legacy of ins pi r i n g Oklahomans with all gene r at i o n s because Oklahomans ar e c h an g i n g the wor ld. At the Gaylord-Pi c k e n s Mu seum, you lear n the five de fi n i n g char acter istics of all Oklah o man s ; gener osity, per sever ance , o pt i mi s m, i ndividualism and pioneer s pi r i t . Vi s i t us today and lear n mor e! 1400 Classen D r ive Oklahoma C ity, OK 73106 405.235.4458

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The central region of Frontier Country includes Oklahoma County, the heart of Frontier Country. Oklahoma City, our state capital, has everything you’re looking to do on your getaway to Frontier Country. Visit national museums, exciting theater productions, arts festivals, food festivals, a historic western district, thrilling sporting events and so much more! Oklahoma City also features a vibrant Bricktown and downtown area with plenty of delicious dining and entertainment for all ages. Spend the night in one of many topnotch hotels scattered throughout the city. Within the central region of Frontier Country are the towns of Edmond, Midwest City and Choctaw. See the beautiful collection of bronze statues as you browse local boutiques in Edmond’s charming downtown. Midwest City, home to Tinker Air Force Base, offers a variety of festivals scheduled throughout the year. MWC’s shopping and restaurant district off I-40 is easily accessible for visitors. Head to Choctaw to dine at Old Germany Restaurant for the best food experience this side of Munich. Each Labor Day weekend through the following weekend, be sure and plan to attend Oktoberfest, for a not to be missed good time!

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Carpenter Square Theatre Oklahoma City | 800 W. Main St. 405-232-6500 | carpentersquare.com

American Banjo Museum Oklahoma City | 9 E. Sheridan Ave. 405-604-2793 | americanbanjomuseum.com

Charles B. Hall Airpark Midwest City Tinker Air Force Base I-40 and Air Depot Blvd. 405-734-5562 | Tinker.AF.Mil

An Affair of The Heart Oklahoma City | Oklahoma State Fair Park 405-632-2652 | aaoth.com

Charles J. Johnson Central Park in Town Center Plaza Midwest City | Mid-America Blvd. 405-739-1293 | MidwestCityOK.org

Arcadia Lake Edmond | 9000 E. Second St. 405-216-7470 | arcadialakeok.com

Dale Rogers Training Center Oklahoma City | 2501 N. Utah Ave. 405-946-4489 | drtc.org

Armstrong Auditorium Edmond | 14400 S. Bryant Rd. 405-285-1010 | armstrongauditorium.org

Downtown Edmond Edmond | Broadway and Second St. 405-249-9391 | downtownedmondok.com

Atkinson Heritage Center Midwest City | 1001 N. Midwest Blvd. 405-736-0315 | rose.edu

Downtown OKC, Inc. Oklahoma City | 211 N. Robinson, Ste. 225 405-235-3500 | downtownokc.com

Bricktown Water Taxi Oklahoma City |111 S. Mickey Mantle Dr. 405-234-TAXI | bricktownwatertaxi.com

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To Do cont Edmond Historical Society & Museum Edmond | 431 S. Boulevard 405-340-0078 | edmondhistory.org Edmond Public Art Edmond 405-359-4555 | visitedmondok.com/public-art Fiestas de las Americas Oklahoma City | 300 SW 25th St. 405-632-0133 | historiccapitolhill.com Frontier City Oklahoma City | 11501 N. I-35 Service Rd. 405-478-2140 | frontiercity.com Harn Homestead & 1889er Museum Oklahoma City | 1721 N. Lincoln Blvd. 405-235-4058 | harnhomestead.com International Finals Rodeo 48 Oklahoma City | Oklahoma State Fair Jim Norick Arena 405-948-6800 | ifrodeo.com International Professional Rodeo Association Oklahoma City | 1412 S. Agnew Ave. 405-235-6540 | ipra-rodeo.com Joe B. Barnes Regional Park Midwest City | Mid-America Blvd. 405-739-1293 | MidwestCityOK.org Loves Country Stores 800-655-6837 | loves.com Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma Oklahoma City | 1727 NW 16th St. 405-524-9312 | lyrictheatreokc.com National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum Oklahoma City | 1700 NE 63rd St. 405-478-2250 | nationalcowboymuseum.org National Reining Horse Association Oklahoma City | 3021 W. Reno Ave. 405-946-7400 | nrha.com Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Oklahoma City | 620 N. Harvey 405-235-3313 | oklahomacitynationalmemorial.org Oklahoma City Philharmonic Oklahoma City | 428 W. California, Ste. 210 405-232-7575 | okcphilharmonic.org (Fan Favorite Attraction 2017) Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden Oklahoma City | 2000 Remington Pl. 405-424-3344 | okczoo.com

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Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center Oklahoma City | 3000 General Pershing Blvd. 405-951-0000 | oklahomacontemporary.org Oklahoma Contemporary Showroom Oklahoma City | 1146 N. Broadway Dr. 405-604-0042 | oklahomacontemporary.org Oklahoma Hall of Fame at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum Oklahoma City | 1400 Classen Dr. 405-235-4458 | OklahomaHoF.com Oklahoma History Center Oklahoma City | 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr. 405-522-0765 | okhistory.org Oklahoma Firefighters Museum Oklahoma City | 2716 NE 50th St. 405-424-1452 | osfa.info Oklahoma Railway Museum Oklahoma City | 3400 NE Grand Blvd. 405-424-8222 | oklahomarailwaymuseum.org Oklahoma River Cruises Oklahoma City | 701 S. Lincoln Blvd. 405-702-7755 | okrivercruises.com Oklahoma State Fair Park Oklahoma City | 3001 General Pershing Blvd. 405-948-6700 | okstatefair.com Orr Family Farm Oklahoma City | 14400 S. Western 405-799-3276 | orrfamilyfarm.com Pelican Bay Aquatic Center Edmond | 1034 S. Bryant Ave. 405-216-7649 | pelicanbayaquatics.com POPS Arcadia | 660 W. Highway 66 405-928-7677 | pops66.com Put A Cork in It Winery Oklahoma City | 115 E. California, Ste. 103 405-535-7977 | putacorkinitwinery.com Red Earth Art Center Oklahoma City | 6 Santa Fe Plaza 405-427-5228 | redearth.org Remington Park Racing & Casino Oklahoma City | 1 Remington Plaza 405-424-1000 | remingtonpark.com Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center Midwest City | 6000 S. Prosper Rd. 405-297-2264 |rose.edu

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Skeleton’s Museum of Osteology Oklahoma City | 10301 S. Sunnylane Rd. 405-814-0006 | skeltetonmuseum.com

Fairfield Inn & Suites Edmond | 301 Meline Dr. 405-341-4818 | marriott.com/okced

OKC Outlets Oklahoma City | 7624 W. Reno Ave. 405-787-3700 | okcoutlets.com UCO Jazz Lab Edmond | 100 E. 5th St. 405-974-2100 | ucojazzlab.com White Water Bay Oklahoma City | 3908 W. Reno Ave. 405-943-9687 | whitewaterbay.com Wheeler Park Oklahoma City | 1120 S Western Ave. 405-297-2211 | okc.gov

(Fan Favorite Hotel 2017) Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bricktown Oklahoma City | 101 E. Main St. 405-778-8100 | hiebricktown.com Howard Johnson Express Inn Oklahoma City | 400 S. Meridian Ave. 405943-9841 | hojookc.com Sheraton Midwest City Hotel at the Reed Conference Center Midwest City | 5750 Will Rogers Rd. 405-455-1800 | SheratonMidwestCity.com

Helpful Contacts Calle Dos Cinco in Historic Capitol Hill Oklahoma City | 319 SW 25th St. 405-632-0133 | historiccapitolhill.com Choctaw Chamber of Commerce Choctaw | 2437 Main St. 405-390-3303 | choctawchamber.com

To Eat Cattlemen's Oklahoma City | 1309 S Agnew Ave. 405-236-0416 | cattlemensrestaurant.com

City of Choctaw Choctaw | 2500 N. Choctaw Rd. 405-281-6854 | choctawcity.org

Mickey Mantle’s Steakhouse Oklahoma City | #7 Mickey Mantle Dr. 405-272-0777 | mickeymantlesteakhouse.com

Eastern Oklahoma County Tourism Council Arcadia, Choctaw, Del City, Harrah, Jones, Luther, Midwest City, Nicoma Park, Spencer 405-308-1928 | eoctc.com

(Fan Favorite Restaurant 2017) Old Germany Restaurant Choctaw | 15920 SE 29th St. 405-390-8647 | oldgermany.com Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill Oklahoma City | 310 Johnny Bench Dr. 405-231-0254| tobykeithsbar.com Vans Pig Stand’s- Moore Moore | 1991 Tower Drive Ave. 405-703-3000 | pigstands.com Yokozuna Oklahoma City | 13230 Pawnee Dr., #100 405-500-1020 | yokozuna-okc.business.site

Edmond Convention & Visitors Bureau Edmond | 2833 Conference Dr. 405-341-4344 | VisitEdmondOK.com Midwest City Convention & Visitors Bureau Midwest City | 7200 SE 29th St. 405-739-8239 | visitmidwestcity.com Midwest City Parks & Recreation Midwest City | 200 N. Midwest Blvd. 405-739-1293 | midwestcityok.org

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ENJOY EVERY SIP ALONG THE WAY! Taste the vast variety of wine, beer, and spirits made in OK ! FO R T HE T RA VELER WHO LO VES T H E F IN E R T A ST ES I N LI FE, A T RI P T O O K L A H O M A IS NO T C O MPLET E WI T HO U T SAM P L IN G T H E VA ST VA RI ET Y O F WI NE , B E E R A N D SPI RI T S MA DE RI G H T H E R E IN T HE SO ON E R S T A T E . O U R WI NERI ES BO A ST C H A R M IN G T A ST I NG RO O MS A LLO W IN G Y O U T O SA MPLE A ND LEA RN H O W T H E IR PRO DU C T S A RE MA DE. T H E C R A F T BEER SC ENE I S SPREA DI N G Q U IC K L Y T HRO U GHO U T T HE ST A T E. YO U ’ L L F IN D A NU MBER O F BREWERI ES WI T HIN F R O N T IE R C O U NT RY, WI T H NEWLY O PENED T A P R O O M S , I N WHI C H YO U C A N SU RELY FI ND Y O U R B R E W O F C HO I C E . WHET HER YO U R T A ST E I S F O R C R A F T BEER O R LO C A L WI NES, YO U ’LL FI ND SOM E O F T H E BEST YO U ’LL EVER HA VE T HE PLEA SU RE O F S IP P IN G . WI T H 4 6 WI NERI ES A ND O VER 2 5 BR E W E R IE S IN O K LA HO MA , I T ’S HA RD T O K NO W W H E R E T O ST A RT YO U R T A ST I NG A D V E N T U R E . HERE A RE SO ME T HA T FRO NT I E R C O U N T R Y R EC O MMENDS A S T HEY HA VE BEEN FEA T U R E D A T T H E O K LA HO MA WI NE WA LK & BREW FEST IN N O R M A N . (SEE LAST PARAGRAPH FOR MORE DETAILS)

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BRIO CELLARS 24195 E 800 ROAD | KINGFISHER 405-659-6533

WAKEFIELD WINERY 8297 DIAGONAL 1500 RD | STUART 580-513-0707 | WAKEFIELDWINERY.COM

DEEP RANCH WINERY 20827 W 887 RD | COOKSON 405-268-9319| @DBWBLINDLUCK

WILDHORSE CANYON FARMS 18751 E COFFEE CREEK RD | LUTHER 405-277-3033 | WINLDHORSECANYONFARMS.COM

LEGENDS VINEYARD & WINERY 12955 MERIDIAN AVE | LINDSEY 405-823-8265 | @LEGENDSVINEYARDANDWINERY PUT A CORK IN IT 115 E CALIFORNIA, STE. 103 | OKLAHOMA CITY 405-605-6656 | PUTACORKINITWINERY.COM STABLERIDGE WINERY 1916 W HWY 66 | STROUD 918-968-2568 | STABLERIDGEVINEYARDS.COM SUMMERSIDE VINEYARDS & WINERY 1611 N MORGAN RD | TUTTLE 888-508-9463 | SUMMERSIDEVINEYARDS.COM TIDEWATER WINERY 54560 W HWY 16 | DRUMRIGHT 918-352-4900 | TIDEWATERWINERY.COM TURNER ME ON WINES 12098 E 630 RD | HENNESSEY 405-853-5074 | @TURNERMEONWINES

WOODS & WATERS WINERY & VINEYARD 17153 CR 1380 | ANADARKO 405-247-3000 | WOODSANDWATERSWINERY.COM 405 BREWING CO. 1716 TOPEKA ST | NORMAN 405BREWING.COM | @405BREWING BLACK MESA BREWING OKLAHOMA CITY BLACKMESABREWING.COM CROSSED CANNONS BREWERY FUTURE BREWERY / TAP HOUSE COMING TO NORMAN, OK @CROSSEDCANNONSBREWERY LAZY CIRCLES BREWING 422 E MAIN ST | NORMAN LAZYCIRCLESBREWING.COM VANESSA HOUSE BEER CO. 520 N MERIDIAN AVE | OKLAHOMA CITY 405-816-4870 | VANESSAHOUSEBEERCO.COM

VERNOST WINE CO. 110 N MAIN ST | HENNESSEY 405-853-0191 | @VERNOSTWINECO. TO A DD TO YOUR TASTI N G AD V EN T U RES… WE WELC O ME YO U T HI S FA LL T O U N C O R K O N E OF OKLAH OMA’S BEST EV ENT ’S - T HE 6 T H A NNU A L O K LA HO MA WI NE W A L K & B RE W FES T. TH I S 2018 TASTI N G FEST I VA L WI LL BE HELD O N SA T U RDA Y, O C T O B E R 1 3TH IN NORM AN AT TH E BROOKH A VEN SHO PPI NG VI LLA GE. T HE VI LLA GE I S L O C A T E D JUS T WE ST OF I -35, ON 36TH AV E A T 3 7 0 0 WEST RO BI NSO N ST . T I C K ET S W IL L B E A VA ILA B LE FOR P URCH ASE START I NG SEPT EMBER 1, 2 0 18 A T O K WI NEWA LK . C O M. E NJO Y THE BEAUTY OF AUTUM N WHI LE YO U VENT U RE FRO M T ENT T O T ENT T A S T IN G WINE , BR EW , AN D SP I RI TS. EN JOY A DA Y O F SHO PPI NG, DI NI NG, A ND ENT ER T A IN M E N T WHEN Y OU ATTEN D TH I S EV EN T. C HEERS !

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Special Events Day Out With Thomas Festival Halloween Train Christmas Train

Come see freigtht cars, passenger cars, and real steam engines on display Open 9-5 Thursday - Saturday Train rides 1st & 3rd Saturdays April - August

Birthday Parties - Gift Shop Group tours upon request

3400 NE Grand Blvd. OKC, OK 73111 www.oklahomarailwaymuseum.org 405.424.8222

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To Do Chandler Route 66 Interpretive Center Chandler | 400 E. Route 66 405-258-1300 | route66interpretivecenter.org Cedar Valley & Cimarron National Golf Clubs Guthrie | 500 Duffy’s Way 405-282-7888 | cedarvalleygolfclub.com Double Stop Fiddle Shop Guthrie | 121 E. Oklahoma Ave. 405-282-6646 | doublestop.com Guthrie Walks Plus Guthrie | P.O. Box 861 405-517-8533 | facebook.com/guthriewalksplus Heritage Hall Museum Stillwater | Gallagher-Iba Arena 405-744-3188 | okstate.com Lazy E Arena Guthrie | 9600 Lazy E Dr. 800-282-3004 | lazye.com Lost Creek Safari, LLC Stillwater | 1200 W. 80th St. 405-707-0403 | lostcreeksafari.com

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National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum Stillwater | 405 W. Hall of Fame Ave. 405-377-5243 | nwhof.org Oklahoma State University Museum of Art Stillwater | 720 S. Husband St. 405-744-2780 | museum.okstate.edu Oklahoma Territorial Museum & Carnegie Library Guthrie | 406 E. Oklahoma Ave. 405-282-1889 | okterritorialmuseum.org Oklahoma WONDERtorium Stillwater | 308 W. Franklin Ln. 405-533-3333 | okwondertorium.org Pollard Theatre Guthrie | 120 W. Harrison Ave. 405-282-2800 | thepollard.org Rick’s Fine Chocolates & Coffees Guthrie | 109-A W. Oklahoma Ave. 405-293-9309 | ricksdowntown.com Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Stillwater | 702 S. Duncan St. 405-377-0359 | sheerarmuseum.org The Botanic Garden at Oklahoma State University Stillwater | 3300 W. Sixth Ave. 405-744-5414 | botanicgarden.okstate.edu

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The northern bor der of Fr ontier Coun t r y fe at u r e s s e r e n e g u e s t r a nches, coz y bed and br eakfasts an d Re d Di r t mu s i c ! S t i l l w a ter i s home to Oklahoma Stat e U n i v e r s i t y , w orl d- f a m ous Eskimo Joe’s r estaur an t , j u s t of f the OS U campus, and the bir thpl ac e o f R e d Di rt Mus ic. Kiddo’s can lear n t h r o u g h p l ay at the Oklahoma W ON D ERtor iu m, a h ands- on a tt r action for youngster s an d t hose young at hear t! A l so l ocated in the nor ther n r egion i s G uthri e, the bed and br eakfast c api tal of Oklahoma. Once known as t he Terri tori al Capital, see tur n-of-t h e c entury b ui l dings, br ick-paved str ee t s a nd pl enty of festivals thr oughout t h e y ear to entertain you! E xperi ence h istor ic Route 66 when y o u d ri v e the “ m other r oad” thr ough C h an dl e r a nd S troud . Sip some wine down th e r o ad at S t abl eR i dge W iner y on Rt. 66. Be s u r e t o g e t y o u r ki cks i n Li ncoln C ounty!

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Eskimo Joe’s Stillwater | 501 W. Elm St. 405-372-8896 | eskimojoes.com

Hampton Inn and Suites Stillwater | 717 E. Hall of Fame Ave. 405-743-1306

Mexico Joe’s Stillwater | 311 E. Hall of Fame Ave. 405-372-1169 | mexicojoes.com

Helpful Contacts Chandler Area Chamber of Commerce Chandler | 400 E. Route 66 405-258-0673 | chandlerareachamberok.com

MoJo’s Rock and Bowl Grill Stillwater | 223 E. Hall of Fame Ave. 405-624-8037 | mojos-grill.com

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The URBAN

The twelve central counties of Oklahoma feature beautiful rolling pastures filled with horses and cattle; while off in a distant sunset you can make out the skyscrapers of downtown Oklahoma City. The “Palace on the Prairie” (Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium) can be seen for miles as it stands tall on the campus of the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Our fields of golden wheat waves to our visitors as they drive across our interstates in late spring! Nostalgic Route 66 beckons to us to cruise its longest stretch which runs through Oklahoma. The frontier spirit is alive and well as we broaden our horizon’s and welcome a more “urban” frontier. Arcadia’s small town “claim to fame” is Pop’s which features over 700 types of soda pop and an oldfashioned diner! Located on Route 66, look for the iconic giant bottle of soda pop and you will know you’ve arrived. Chandler sits at the half way point between Tulsa and Oklahoma City on Route 66. See and experience Route 66 in a unique way when you take a virtual car ride down the Mother Road at the Route 66 Interpretive Center. The Chief Drive-In in Chickasha was built in 1949 and is one of the last standing Drive-Ins in Oklahoma. Open year-round on weekends only, they show double features on their single screen. Be sure and visit their website at chiefdriveintheatre.com before heading out the door. Edmond is big enough to offer fine dining and upscale lodging yet quaint enough to provide wineries, spas, top golf courses and more! Shop historic downtown and view its’ beautiful statue collection sprinkled throughout this city. Ride an authentic rail trolley in historic downtown El Reno. Grab an onion burger at one of the diners around town and make sure to visit in May when this community comes together to cook the world’s largest. Check out the bed & breakfast capital of Oklahoma as well as our territorial capital, Guthrie! Home of the largest Historic Preservation District in the nation, catch the trolley tour around town or visit its many one of a kind shops and museums.

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Midwest City is located just minutes from downtown OKC and is the proud neighbor to Tinker Air Force Base. Both entities celebrated their 75th anniversary this past year. Midwest City is known for festivals as they feature several each year. Be sure to check out the Made in Oklahoma Festival in June.


FRONTIER The state’s third-largest city, Norman is home to the University of Oklahoma. This high-energy college town offers urban eateries, world-class museums, casinos and a bustling night-life. It is also home to the National Weather Center, which offers tours and a weather festival in the fall. On the second Friday of each month, downtown Norman hosts Friday Night Art Walks. The state capitol sits in Oklahoma City where it has real, working oil pumpers on its lawn. Our travel guide cover photo features the Wheeler Ferris Wheel located in Wheeler District. The district is home to the historic Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel which now overlooks the skyline of Oklahoma City. Standing 100 feet tall on the south bank of the Oklahoma River, the Ferris Wheel was refurbished and installed in April 2016. For hours of operation visit wheelerdistrict.com/ferris-wheel/. Seminole is named for one of the Five Civilized Tribes that settled in the area and has a deep, rich history in the oil industry. It’s home to an Oklahoma treasure, the Grisso Mansion which is on the National Register of Historic Places. The “dream home” built by W.E. Grisso for his wife Maggie. Construction began in 1926 and concluded in 1928. Built for $750,000, the 26-room mansion has many rare features that includes a cascading stairway, a ballroom, eight fire places, a conservatory and vineyard. With Italian Renaissance charm, the Grisso Mansion also features gorgeous fountains, koi pond and a native stone reflecting pool. Located less than one hour east of Oklahoma City. America’s Friendliest College Town can be found in Stillwater, one hour north of Oklahoma City. Known for its hospitality, this community’s roots run deep! Home to Red Dirt music, Oklahoma State University and historic downtown, come together to make you feel right at home! Eskimo Joe’s is known nation wide for their t-shirts and cheese fries, both are fan favorites and can be found just off OSU’s campus. West of Oklahoma City is Yukon, the hometown of country music legend Garth Brooks! Each October, the city hosts one of our state’s largest ethnic festivals, the Oklahoma Czech Festival. It’s iconic “Yukon Flour Mill” can be seen for miles. The Chisholm Trail and Route 66 both come through this farm community that sprang to life in 1891.

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Central Oklahoma’s Frontier Country mixes urban refinement within the metropolitan area along with rural sophistication from its many communities in our twelve counties. Frontier Country is your ultimate road trip! You can find us at the crossroads of I-35, I-40, I-44 and historic Route 66. Venture to oneof-a-kind places and events here on the Urban Frontier. It’s worth the trip!

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The Jasmine Moran Children's Museum The Ja sm ine M or an Childr en’s Mu s e u m ha s 4 2 ,0 00 squar e feet of indoo r exhi b i t sp ace and a lar ge outdo o r p l a y a rea, complete with miniatur e houses a n d a r iding tr ain known as the Super SON I C Expr ess. The m u s e u m of f ers chi ldr en an oppor tunity to exp l ore the wor ld of wor k thr oug h m any of their car eer -based exhi bi t s . Y oung v i sitor s can be a judge, do c t o r , a rti st, news anchor , meteor olog i s t , a ctor/ a ctress, pilot, EMT, fir efig h t e r , a nd m uch mor e. V isit our new w e bs i t e f or m ore details: jasminemor an.c o m 1 7 1 4 W. W r angler Blvd. ( H wy 9) Sem i nol e, Oklahoma 748 68 4 0 5 - 382 - 0950

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At the eastern edge of Frontier Country are the towns of Shawnee, Seminole and Okemah to name a few. Just 45 minutes straight east of Oklahoma City, Shawnee offers casinos, unique shopping and dining options. Every July, Shawnee plays host to the annual International Finals Youth Rodeo. The Grand Resort and Casino features over 1,800 Vegas-style games, luxurious hotel accommodations, spa, big-name entertainers and fabulous restaurant choices. Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum in Seminole is a place of wonder and interactive play. This museum allows a child’s imagination to run wild in its indoor and outdoor play areas. They won’t want to leave! Okemah in far eastern Frontier Country and along I-40 plays host to the well-known Woody Guthrie Festival each summer. Visitors from around the world converge in Guthrie’s hometown.

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FireLake Golf Course Shawnee | 1901 Gordon Cooper Dr. 405-275-4471 | firelakegolf.com

Flame Brazilian Steakhouse Shawnee | 777 Grand Casino Blvd. 405-964-4777 | grandresortok.com/dining/flame

Grand Casino Hotel & Resort Shawnee | 777 Grand Casino Blvd. 405-964-7263 | grandresortok.com

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Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center Shawnee | 1700 W. Independence 405-275-7020 | shawneeexpo.org

Comfort Inn & Suites Shawnee | 5400 Enterprise Ct. 405-273-8667 | comfortinn.com Hampton Inn Shawnee | 4851 N. Kickapoo St. 405-275-1540 | hamptoninn3.hilton.com

(Fan Favorite Children Museum 2017) Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum Seminole | 1714 W Wrangler Blvd. 405-382-0950 | jasminemoran.com

Holiday Inn Express Shawnee | 4909 N. Union 405-275-8880 | ihg.com

Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Shawnee | 1900 W. MacArthur 405-878-5300 | mgmoa.org Pottawatomie County Museum Shawnee | 614 E. Main 405-275-8412 | pottcountymuseum.org

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To Stay cont. Days Inn Shawnee | 5107 N. Harrison St. 405-275-6720 | daysinn.com

Seminole Chamber of Commerce Seminole | 326 E. Evans 405-382-3640 | seminoleokchamber.org

Grand Casino Hotel Resort Shawnee | 777 Grand Casino Blvd. 405-964-7777 | grandresort.com

Visit Shawnee Inc. Shawnee | 231 N. Bell 405-275-9780 | visitshawnee.com

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T h e s o u t h e r n r e g i o n o f Fr o n t i e r C o u n t r y i s h o m e t o c i t i e s s u c h as Mo o r e , No r man , Pu r c e l l an d C h i c k a s h a . Lo c at e d o n I -3 5 , Mo o r e i s a fas t -g r o w i n g t o w n w i t h pl e n t y o f di n i n g an d h o t e l o pt i o n s for l e i s u re a n d bu s i n e s s t r av e l e r s . No r t h o f Mo ore , i s a o n e o f-a-k i n d pl ac e t o v i s i t , O r r Fami l y F a rm . H e re y o u c an e x pe r i e n c e ag r i -t ai n m e n t a n d o l d fas h i o n e d fu n w i t h l o ads t o s e e a n d d o de pe n di n g o n t h e s e a s o n ! No r man , t h e s t at e ’s t h i r d l ar g e s t c i t y a n d h o me t o t h e U n i v e r s i t y o f O k l a h o m a , fe at u r e s a be au t i fu l c ampu s a l o n g w i t h e c l e c t i c r e s t au r an t s , s h o ppi n g a n d n i g h t l i f e o n h i s t o r i c C ampu s C o r n e r . N o rm a n a l s o bo as t s t w o o f t h e fi n e s t u n i ve rs i t y - b a s e d mu s e u ms i n t h e c o u n t r y , o n e f e a t u ri n g g i an t di n o s au r s at t h e Sam No b l e O k l a h o m a Mu s e u m o f Nat u r al Hi s t o r y , t h e o t h e r g o rg e o u s ar t w o r k at t h e Fr e d J o n e s J r . Mus e u m o f A rt . T o t h e s o u t h w e s t i s t h e o l d r ai l r o a d t o w n o f C h i c k as h a. Ho s t t o o n e o f t h e mo s t mag i c al h o l i d a y l i g h t di s pl ay s i n t h e n at i o n - t h e Fe s t i v al o f Li g h t h a p p e n i n g e ac h T h an k s g i v i n g t h r o u g h Ne w Y e a r’ s E ve .

To Do Andy Alligator’s Fun Park & Water Park Norman | 3300 Market Pl. 405-321-7275 | andyalligators.com Brookhaven Village (shopping) Norman | 3700 W. Robinson 405-321-7500 | brookhaven-village.com Campus Corner Norman | On Boyd between University & Asp Ave. 405-928-1509 | oucampuscorner.com Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art Norman | 555 Elm Ave. 405-325-4938 | ou.edu/fjjma HeyDay Entertainment Center Norman | 3201 Market Pl. 405-310-3500 | heydayfun.com Pinot’s Palette Norman | 228 E. Main St. 405-310-1755 | pinotspalette.com/norman

(Fan Favorite Museum 2017) Sam NobleMuseum of Natural History Norman | 2401 Chautauqua 405-325-4712 | samnoblemuseum.ou.edu The Sooner Theatre of Norman Norman | 101 E. Main St. 405-321-9600 | soonertheatre.com

To Eat Boomerang in HeyDay Norman | 3201 Market Pl. 405-310-3500 | www.heydayfun.com/boomerang Louie’s on Campus Corner Norman | 301 W. Boyd St. 405-366-6291 | louiesgrillandbar.com Louie’s in Brookhaven Village Norman | 3750 W. Robinson St. 405-360-4386 | louiesgrillandbar.com Pub W Norman | 3720 W. Robinson St. 405-701-5844 | pubdub.com Van’s Pig Stand Moore | 1991 Tower Dr., A 405-703-3000 | pigstands.com

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Montford Inn Norman | 322 W. Tonhawa 405-321-2200 | montfordinn.com

Assistance League of Norman Norman | 809 Wall St. 405-321-9400 | norman.assistanceleague.org

Sleep Inn and Suites – Norman Norman | 2601 Bankers Ave. 405-307-0919 | choicehotels.com

Chickasha Chamber of Commerce Chickasha | 221 W. Chickasha Ave. 405-224-0787 | chickashachamber.com

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LOOKING FOR AN URBAN ESCAPE? Visit our lakes in central Oklahoma’s Frontier Country. Whether you are looking for great fishing spots, water sport adventures or “swimming holes,” you will find them in Central Oklahoma’s Frontier Country. Here are just a few that are minutes away from downtown Oklahoma City.

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The w e s t e r n r e g i o n o f Fr o n t i e r C o u n t r y i n c l u de s C a n a d i a n Co u n t y w i t h c i t i e s s u c h as Mu s t an g , Yu k o n an d E l R e n o t h at o ffe r pl e n t y o f w e s t e r n fl ai r an d u n i qu e f e s t i va l s . Do n ’t mi s s Hi s t o r i c Fo r t Re n o , l o c a t e d n e a r El Re n o o n Ro u t e 6 6 . Es t abl i s h e d a s a n I n di an T e r r i t o r y mi l i t ar y fo r t i n 187 5 , f i f t e e n bu i l di n g s ar e l i s t e d o n t h e Nat i o n a l R e g i s t e r o f Hi s t o r i c Pl ac e s . Wh i l e i n El R e n o , t a k e i n i t s t o w n c h ar m o n t h e He r i t ag e E xp re s s T r o l l e y , t h e o n l y r ai l -bas e d t ro l l e y i n Oklahoma. Yu k o n ’s Ex pr e s s Ran c h i s l o c a t e d o n t h e h i s t o r i c C h i s h o l m T r ai l an d i s h o m e t o t h e be au t i fu l C l y de s dal e s . T o u r t h e b a rn t h at w as bu i l t i n 19 3 6 an d r e s t o re d b y a g r o u p o f A mi s h bar n s pe c i al i s t s i n 1 9 9 7 . Br i n g t h e e n t i r e fami l y o u t t o m e e t t h e s e g e nt l e g i a n t s . T h e We s t e r n Day s Fe s t i v al i n Mu s t a n g o f f e rs pl e n t y o f w e s t e r n ac t i v i t i e s fo r v i s i t o r s t o e n j o y i n th e l at e s u mme r . I t s an n u al Nat i o n al Mu s t an g C a r S h o w br i n g s dr i v e r s fr o m al l o v e r t o s h o w o ff t he i r w h e e l s .

To Do Central Oklahoma Ballet Yukon | 519 Maple Ave. 405-354-1743 | centralokballet.org Express Clydesdales Barn Yukon | 12701 W. Wilshire Blvd. 405-350-6404 | expressclydesdales.com

Historic Fort Reno El Reno | 7107 W. Cheyenne St. 405-262-3987 | fortreno.org

To Eat The Lokal Yukon | 10 W Main St., Ste. 100 405-494-9870 | thelokalyukon.com Miller Grill Yukon | 326 Elm Ave. 405-265-2775 | facebook.com/themillergrill

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Fairfield Inn Yukon | 1520 Garth Brooks Blvd. 405-265-3866 | Fairfield.marriott.com Hampton Inn Yukon | 1351 Canadian Ct. 405-350-6400 | hamptoninn.hilton.com

City of Yukon Yukon | 500 W. Main St. 405-354-1895 | cityofyukonok.gov El Reno Convention & Visitors Bureau El Reno | 101 N. Choctaw Ave. 405-262-8687 | elrenotourism.org

Holiday Inn & Suites Yukon | 700 Shedeck Pkwy. 405-494-7171 | ihg.com/holidayinnexpress

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Multiple Month Events Through January 19 State of Oklahoma Art: ArtNow 2018 Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, Oklahoma City January 1 - November 6, 2019 Welcome Home: Oklahomans and the Vietnam War Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma City January 11 - March 31 Wake by Grace Grothaus and Rena Detrixhe Oklahoma Contemporary Showroom, Oklahoma City January 20 - May 6 Fluent Generations: The Art of Anita, Tom and Yatika Fields Sam Noble Museum, Norman May 26 - January 6, 2019 Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived Sam Noble Museum, Norman June 7 - August 30 Summer Thursdays Oklahoma Hall of Fame Gaylord-Pickens Museum, Oklahoma City

June 8 - August 5 The 46th Annual Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition & Sale National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City August 31 - September 8 Choctaw Oktoberfest Choctaw Creek Park, Choctaw October 30 - November 11 RVing Women RV Rally Heart of the Oklahoma Exposition Center, Shawnee November 12 - January 4, 2019 Red Earth Treefest Red Earth Art Center, Oklahoma City November 16 - December 30 Holiday Lights Spectacular Joe B. Barnes Regional Park, Midwest City November 17 - December 31 Christmas in the Park Chisholm Trail Park, City Park & Freedom Trail, Yukon November 24 - December 15 Guthrie’s Territorial Christmas Celebration Historic Downtown Guthrie, Guthrie

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We l c o me t o Mi dw e s t C i t y ! O u r c o l o rf u l h i s t o ry w as w r i t t e n by v i s i o n ar i e s , o u r s t r o n g f o u n d a t i o n c r aft e d o n i n n o v at i o n . T h e fu t u r e o f M i d w e s t C i t y h as y e t t o be pe n n e d, bu t a l l s i g n s i n di c at e a v i br an t an d bo u n dl e s s d e s t i n y i n t h e y e ar s t o c o m e . C o n v e n i e n t l y l o c at e d o n t h e e d g e o f t h e s pr aw l i n g me t r o po l i t a n a re a o f O k l ah o ma C i t y , Mi d w e s t C i t y pr o v i de s t h e c o mfo r t s o f m i d w e s t e rn c h ar m w i t h o u r w ar m an d w e l c o m i n g r e s i de n t s i n a mo de r n , u r b a n s e t t i n g t h at c o n t i n u e s t o g r o w w i t h e a c h pas s i n g y e a r. T h e s pi r i t o f Mi dw e s t C i t y c o n t i n u e s s o ar i n g t o n e w h e i g h t s a n d n e ve r l o s e s s i g h t o f bu i l di n g an d i m p ro vi n g t o c o n s t r u c t t h e pe r fe c t de s t i n at i o n t o l i ve , w o r k , v i s i t an d pl ay . Bu t do n ’t j u s t t a k e o u r w o r d fo r i t – e x pe r i e n c e t h e e x c e pt i o n al c h a ra c t e r an d al l u r e o f o u r g r e at c i t y fo r y o u rs e l f !

January

January 31 - February 4 Peter Pan Jr. The Sooner Theater, Norman

January 16 Bela Fleck, Banjo & Brooklyn Rider – Night Flight Over Water Armstrong Auditorium, Edmond

February February 1 - 3 Central Districts Livestock Show Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center, Shawnee

January 19 - 21 International Finals Rodeo State Fair Arena, Oklahoma City

February 9 Stupid Cupid Pub Crawl Downtown Norman

January 20 - May 6 Fluent Generations: The Art of Anita, Tom and Yatika Fields Sam Noble Museum, Norman

February 10 Norman Mardi Gras Parade Downtown Norman

January 26 - 28 Triangle Horse Sale Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center, Shawnee

February 10 Daddy Daughter Dance Sheraton Midwest City Hotel at the Reed Conference Center, Midwest City

January 22 Kilgen Organ Performance Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma City

February 10 Krewe de Banjo American Banjo Museum, Oklahoma City

January 29 - 30 Moscow Festival Ballet Armstrong Auditorium, Edmond

February 9 - 11 An Affair of the Heart Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City

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February 25 115th Birthday of Spencer’s Post Office Spencer Post Office, Spencer

April 14 - 15 Spring Steam Train Oklahoma Railway Museum, Oklahoma City

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March 7 - 11 Les Miserables School Edition The Sooner Theater, Norman

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May May 4 Parker Millsap in Concert The Sooner Theater, Norman May 4 - 6 Downtown Edmond Arts Festival Downtown Edmond May 5 Midwest Jeep Fest Vance Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram, Guthrie May 5 Festival of the child Yukon City Park, Yukon May 5 - 6 May Fair Arts Festival Andrews Park, Norman May 15 Happy Trails Civitan Club Anniversary Dale Rodgers Training Center, Oklahoma City May 26 - 27 Annual Chuck Wagon Festival National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City

June June 2 Chisholm Trail & Crawfish Festival Kirkpatrick Family Farm, Yukon

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June 7 - 10 Steel Magnolias The Sooner Theater, Norman

July 16 - 22 Eskimo Joe’s 43rd Anniversary Bash Eskimo Joe’s, Stillwater

June 7 - 10 19th Annual UCO Endeavor Games University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond

July 16 - 20 Junior Curator Camp Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma City

June 8 Red Earth Parade Myriad Botanical Gardens, Oklahoma City

August

June 8 - 9 Oklahoma Hot Rod Association Car Show Mineral Wells Park, Guthrie

August 10 - 11 FireFlight Balloon Fest Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Shawnee

June 8 - 10 Red Earth Festival Cox Convention Center, Oklahoma City

August 24 - 26 Canadian County Free Fair El Reno

June 16 Chandler Area Chamber of Commerce Car, Truck, & Bike Show Trade Days Pavilion, Chandler

August 30 Rock the Route Downtown Yukon

September

June 16 Made in Oklahoma Fest Sheraton Midwest City Hotel at the Reed, Midwest City

September 6 Pott County Fair Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center, Shawnee

June 16 - 17 Jazz in June Brookhaven Village, Norman

September 8 Septemberfest Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma City

June 23 Americana Fest American Banjo Museum, Oklahoma City

September 15 - 16 Guthrie Flashbacks Car Show Mineral Wells Park, Guthrie

July

September 21 - 23 Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Expo Lazy E, Edmond

July 3 - 4 Freedom Fest City Park & Chisholm Trail Park, Yukon

September 28 - 30 Day Out with Thomas Oklahoma Railway Museum, Oklahoma City

July 4 Tribute to Liberty Joe B. Barnes Regional Park, Midwest City July 7 Red Brick Nights Block Party Fireworks Show Historic Downtown, Guthrie

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July 8 - 15 National Little Britches Rodeo Association Finals Lazy E Arena, Edmond

October

July 8 - 13 International Finals Youth Rodeo Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center, Shawnee

October TBD An Affair of the Heart Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City

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October 5 - 7 Day Out with Thomas Oklahoma Railway Museum, Oklahoma City

October 5 - 7 Day Out with Thomas Oklahoma Railway Museum, Oklahoma City October 6 Oklahoma Czech Festival Downtown Yukon

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October 25 Spikes Spooktacular Fall Fest Sam Noble Museum, Norman

December 9 Candy Cane Christmas Concert American Banjo Museum, Oklahoma City

October 26 - 27 Edmond Historic Ghost Tours Downtown Edmond

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2018 Central OK Travel Guide  

Central Oklahoma’s Frontier Country mixes urban refinement within the metropolitan area along with rural sophistication from its many commun...

2018 Central OK Travel Guide  

Central Oklahoma’s Frontier Country mixes urban refinement within the metropolitan area along with rural sophistication from its many commun...