Top Six Must See Oklahoma Attractions This Summer
School’s out for summer! Longer days, sunshine, and fun awaits you as we explore the top six must see Oklahoma attractions that are guaranteed to provide fun for the whole family!
The Oklahoma Aquarium: Located in the heart of Jenks, OK the aquarium has over 200 exhibits – including reptiles and even sharks – and 1 million gallons of water!
Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum: Located downtown Oklahoma City, the National Memorial & Museum is a tribute to those who were killed, those who survived and those changed forever by the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.
Marland Estate Mansion: If you’re near Ponca City and looking for a serious thrill, visit the Marland Mansion. The grand Marland Estate Mansion, one of America's castles, is a showplace containing approximately 48,000 square feet spread over four floors - complete with leather-lined elevator, twelve bathrooms, three kitchens, and elegant ballroom with 24-karat gold leaf-covered ceiling worth over $1.4 million, and seven fireplaces. The workmanship and beauty provide an aura of simplicity in grandeur, impossible to reproduce today. The Mansion is a national historical landmark. If that isn’t enough, it is said to be haunted by his wife who stills roams the halls.
White Water Bay: Beat the heat with over 30 wild rides, sparkling pools and fun-filled activities! White Water Bay is the state's largest water park is conveniently located in Oklahoma City and has something for everyone.
Lake Ellsworth: Lawton is the host to an attractive, tree-lined reservoir that lies in Caddo and Comanche counties. Boating and fishing are the major recreational activities on offer, and there are native birds to see at dawn and dusk.
Turner Falls: Davis, Oklahoma is proud to be home to one of the states most famous tourist attraction, Turner Falls Park, the largest waterfall in Oklahoma. Turner Falls Park is accented with beautiful picnic areas, nature trails, caves, geological wonders and two natural swimming pools very unique in nature. Nearby is Arbuckle Wilderness, an interactive animal sanctuary where you will see animals up close and personal.
Grab the family or friends and get ready to explore our great state of Oklahoma. Where will you go first? Feel free to share your favorite Oklahoma attractions as well!