We've talked before about how Oklahoma is so wrongly considered a "fly-over" state that has little to nothing to offer modern-day America. This belief is mostly held by people that have either never been here or those who have, yet never bothered to experience the Sooner State.

We call these boring people "Basic (insert your chosen pejorative term here)" and they're usually the loudest and most obnoxious people in any conversation. They're also dead wrong about Oklahoma.

I can't tell you how many people sit around their sad little homes, living sad little lives, swearing there's nothing to do in this town/city/state. There are literally thousands of things to experience, see, do, eat, drink, be, etc... Case and point, learning about this state's amazing Native American cultures.

Long before statehood and the seven Oklahoma land runs put this place quite literally on the map, the federal government relocated thousands of Native Americans to open up lands for settling Europeans. The tale truly is tragic, but nearly 200 years later, the history is fascinating.

Long story short, between the Lousiana Purchase and Oklahoma's statehood, a multitude of cultures have settled these lands. Because of that, Oklahoma remains a deeply rich place to experience North America's original culture. From the earliest of ancient days to the now... you just have to be willing to hop off the couch long enough to go experience it.

Here's the best part, you can travel as little or as much as you want to see the most interesting histories in this state. With cultural centers and museums spread far and wide across the state, there's sure to be one or more near wherever you are.

Whenever I've had the chance to, I've stopped off and immersed myself wherever I can. Some places are destinations, others are places to stop in route to those destinations. While it would really take a serious explorer to visit them all, here are those that I've visited in my time spent in the Sooner State. I hope you find it in yourself to do the same.

Oklahoma's Best Places To Learn About Native Cultures

Whether you've lived in Oklahoma your whole life, or you're only visiting temporarily, you should indulge your curiosity and learn about America's richest and original culture... Native American culture. While this gallery is incomplete and ever-evolving as I visit new places, here are the few places I've been so far that should absolutely be at the top of your discovery list.

15 More Amazing Southwest Oklahoma Hole-In-The-Wall Eats

It's far too easy to be lulled into thinking the same old chain restaurants are the "good" places to eat across Southwest Oklahoma. You won't find a single franchise on this list. It's all locally owned, locally run, sometimes a little run down, but you'll agree the meals are outstanding when you walk away with a belly full of the good stuff.

In no particular order, here are another fifteen amazing local Southwest Oklahoma eats, and be sure to check out the O.G. 15 Amazing SWOK Hole-In-The-Wall Eats right here when you're done...

Fun & Kid Friendly Oklahoma Vacation Destinations

Far too often, some bored Karen whose only personality trait is complaining about everything will say something along the lines of "There's nothing to do in Oklahoma..." That's simply not true. There is a ton of stuff to do in Oklahoma that you and the kids will love, you just have to know where to find that stuff and have the gumption to hop off the couch and go do some of it.

Things To Do In Lawton - Fort Sill

Odds are, if you live here long enough, you'll simply forget how much awesomeness surrounds this community. It's like getting tired of an old toy, the new simply wears off... but, no matter what time of year it is, here are some things to do when you come to Lawton - Fort Sill