What Are Some Popular Tourist Sites in Oklahoma?


Popular tourist sites in Oklahoma include the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Myriad Botanical Gardens. Other attractions of interest are the Frontier City Theme Park and the Gilcrease Museum.

The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum is Oklahoma City's most visited museum. It is often referred to as America's premier institution of Western history. The museum features a Children's Cowboy Corral, an art gallery and various exhibits.

Art enthusiasts enjoy visiting the Gilcrease Museum. The museum is known as one of the country's top-notch facilities for the preservation and study of American art and history. Art classes are available for both children and adults, along with special tours and art lectures.

Outdoor fun and adventure are available at the Oklahoma City Zoo, the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Turner Falls Park and White Water Bay Water Park. The Oklahoma City Zoo features a children's petting zoo area, allowing for children to safely interact with animals. The Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge is home to wilder animals, such as bison and elk. Turner Falls Park allows for camping and RVs; the park also includes hiking trails and 77-foot waterfalls. In addition to water slides, White Water Bay Water Park features musical entertainment and movies.