Welcome to Oklahoma City

When you are looking for a fantastic place to spend some time, you can't go wrong with Oklahoma City. The capital of Oklahoma is also the state's largest city, and it offers visitors a wonderful blend of big city fun and small town hospitality. Oklahoma City is the eighth-largest city in the United States based on area, and it has plenty to offer visitors who decide to stop in and visit. The city itself is as the center of a functioning oil field, and there is plenty to see and learn.

Oklahoma City Zoo
Whether you want a wonderful place to take your children or you simply love animals yourself, make sure to stop by the Oklahoma City Zoo. This zoo is rated among the top zoos in the United States, and it has more than one hundred separate landscapes for you to enjoy. Make sure that you check out the Butterfly Garden and the Cat Forest, where there is plenty to see.

Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum
If you are interested in an educational trip, be sure that you check out the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. This site memorializes the 1995 domestic terrorist attack on Oklahoma City, and it has preserved the ruins of the federal building where the attack occurred. The museum itself has artistic memorials to the tragedy, including 168 bronze chairs, one for each of the people who were killed in the attack. The museum also features artifacts that were recovered from the site as well as archives of the investigation.

When you want to get out and to enjoy some of the nightlife that Oklahoma City has to offer, be sure to consider stopping in Bricktown. This area was formerly warehouse district, but it has since been turned into an entertainment area and clubbing location. During the day, make sure that you consider checking out the Oklahoma Buffalo Corral, where life-sized, artistically painted buffalo are displayed to raise money.

Orr Family Farm
The Orr Family Farm is a great place to take the whole family for some fun. This farm features a rideable train, a petting zoo, a gorgeous carousel and a pedal car area. This is a popular area with locals, and it can be used for special occasions or simply just as a weekend treat. The farm's mission is to educate both locals and tourists regarding the rich agricultural history of Oklahoma City.