Oklahoma City Tourist Attractions

Oklahoma City is a business and vacation destination par excellence. Oklahoma City tourist attractions include destinations and venues dealing with sightseeing, performing arts, sports, cinema, nature, flora and fauna, shopping, dining, and other themes. Museums, malls, restaurants, theaters, convention centers, lakes, canals…they’re all there.

The Bricktown entertainment district – the hotbed of restaurants and entertainment options including water taxi tours through the Bricktown Canal – particularly makes OKC a city you need to check out whether you’re an avid traveler or not. This could be the right destination for your next family vacation or the venue of choice for a trade show or business meeting. Here’s a broad classification of Oklahoma City tourist attractions:

Museums

• Oklahoma City National Memorial
• Oklahoma City Museum of Art (OKCMOA)
• Science Museum Oklahoma
• National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
• Oklahoma Railway Museum
• American Banjo Museum (to be opened in Bricktown by mid-2009)

Theaters and Convention Centers

• Civic Center Music Hall
• Stage Center for the Performing Arts
• Cox Convention Center
• Ford Center
• Lyric Theatre
• Jewel Box Theatre
• Kirkpatrick Auditorium

Recreation (parks, lakes, zoos)

• Myriad Botanical Gardens
• Oklahoma City Zoological Park
• White Water Bay water theme park
• Frontier City amusement park themed on the ‘Old West’
• Lake Hefner
• Lake Overholser
• Oklahoma River
• Bricktown Canal
• Lake Stanley Draper

Indoor/Outdoor Sporting Venues

• Ford Center
• Cox Convention Center
• AT&T Bricktown Ballpark
• Taft Stadium
• State Fair Arena
• Don E. Porter Hall of Fame Stadium

Movie Theaters

• Harkins Bricktown Cinemas 16
• AMC Quail Springs Mall 24
• Moore Warren Theatre
• Crossroads Movies 8
• Cinemark Tinseltown USA
• North Park 7
• AMC Crossroads Mall 16
• Dickinson Penn Square 10
• Winchester Drive-in

Malls

• Penn Square Mall
• Quail Springs Mall
• Crossroads Mall
• Northpark Mall
• Price Edwards & Company
• Golden Goose Family Flea Market

If you’re wondering whether you could ever manage to check out all these Oklahoma City tourist attractions during your vacation, rest assured that OKC hotels arrange shuttle services to all major destinations.

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