What Are Some Things to Do in Tulsa, Oklahoma?


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Tulsa is Oklahoma's second largest city, offering a wide range of attractions that include urban districts, museums, art deco architecture, performing arts venues and exclusive shopping destinations. The top attraction in Tulsa as of 2015 is the Philbrook Museum of Art, according to the U.S. News and World Report's Best Things to Do in Tulsa list.

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Another top destination is Woodwork Park, which is filled with roses, azaleas and dogwoods. The Tulsa Zoo features animals, such as South American jaguars, African lions, Australian kangaroos and Malayan tigers, while the Tulsa Air and Space Museum and Planetarium displays vintage airplanes and a 50-foot planetarium dome from where visitors can view alien galaxies, planets and asteroids in a 3D voyage. Tulsa River Parks features asphalt trails where visitors can walk or bike, as well as 300 acres of dirt trails for horseback riding, hiking or mountain biking.

Local shopping destinations in Tulsa include Dwelling Space, which sells locally-made art pieces, Ida Red Boutique, which sells postcards, T-shirts and other specialty items and Lyon's Indian Store, which offers blankets, pottery and jewelry, among other items. In addition, the Utica Square features specialty shops, department stores and boutiques for fashion and design enthusiasts, such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Williams-Sonoma, Ann Taylor and Coach.

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