Oklahoma Mini Guide
Oklahoma, a State in the Great Plains Region. A city steeped in Native American history. The name Oklahoma is taken from two Choctaw words and translates to “red people”. The city itself is home to thirty nine Indian tribes headquarters. Which makes this a very unique city indeed. For history lovers, a visit to any of the various museums will give you a better understanding of this great city and how it came about. The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is a must, where you can walk the streets of Prosperity Junction, as if you were really there all those years ago. Or visit the Gilcrease Museum which houses the largest collection of western art in the world.
Oklahoma has an abundance of Winery’s and Vineyards, where you can sample some of the finest home produced wine and maybe take a few bottles with you to enjoy at your leisure. If gambling is for you, then you will be spoilt for choice as there are many Casinos situated about town, where you may strike it lucky. All the casinos offer a selection of fine dining experiences, or you can visit one of the cities fine restaurants. Meersburger is recommended, the beef they produce is reared on the family ranch and the seven inch Texas longhorn burger was voted best burger in Oklahoma, a real tasty treat.
There really is so much to see and do here; the best way to get the most from your vacation would be to hire a rental car. That way you are not tied to public transport timetables and you can ensure that you see everything but at you own pace. A drive along “Route 66” should be on your itinerary. Will Rogers World Airport, offers 180 flights per day, picking up your rental car can be pre arranged.