Oklahoma Travel Guide

Oklahoma Travel Guide

Oklahoma State Official Language(s) None
Oklahoma State Demonym Oklahoman; Okie (colloq.)
Oklahoma State Capital Oklahoma City
Oklahoma State Largest City Oklahoma City
Oklahoma State Area  Ranked 20th in the US
 - Total 69,898 sq mi
(181,195 km2)
 - Width 230 miles (370 km)
 - Length 298 miles (480 km)
 - % water 1.8
 - Latitude 33°37' N to 37° N
 - Longitude 94° 26' W to 103° W
Oklahoma State Population  Ranked 28th in the US
 - Total 3,687,050 (2009 est.)
- Density 52.7/sq mi  (20.34/km2)
Ranked 36th in the US
Oklahoma State Elevation  
 - Highest point Black Mesa
4,973 ft  (1,515 m)
 - Mean 1,296 ft  (395 m)
 - Lowest point Little River
289 ft  (88 m)
Oklahoma State Before Statehood Oklahoma Territory
Oklahoma State Admission to Union  November 16, 1907 (46th)
Oklahoma State Governor C. Brad Henry (D)
Oklahoma State Lieutenant Governor Jari Askins (D)
Oklahoma State Legislature Oklahoma Legislature
 - Upper house Senate
 - Lower house House of Representatives
U.S. Senators Jim Inhofe (R)
Thomas A. Coburn (R)
U.S. House Delegation 4 Republicans, 1 Democrat
Oklahoma State Time Zones  
 - all of the state (legally) Central: UTC-6/-5
 - Kenton (informally) Mountain: UTC-7/-6
Oklahoma State Abbreviations OK Okla. US-OK
Oklahoma State Website http://www.ok.gov

Oklahoma State Introduction

  • Oklahoma City has every color.

  • It has the historic old west in Stockyards city and also has a lively entertaining district of the city by name Bricktown. 

  • Actually, the name of Oklahoma is taken from the Choctaw phrases Okla. and Homma.

  • The literal meaning of it means red people. It is situated in south Central expanse of the US.

  • There are many districts which represents different kinds of art and entertainment. Some are old-fashioned while some are totally new.

  • There is no end to fun and adventure in Oklahoma.

  • This city is full of life.

Oklahoma State Art and culture

  • The art festival of this city is recognized as the best art festival in whole nation. One of the major classical music festivals in the entire southern US is the Bartlesville’s Oklahoma Mozart festival.

  • The Tulsa fair attracts many people towards itself and the Mayfest entertains thousands of people in four days every year. The state fair of Oklahoma magnetizes hundreds of people in ten days.

  • Outdoor activities and other recreation are in plenty.

  • Oklahoma is the city of events and festivals.

Oklahoma State Accommodation

  • Staying is not a problem in Oklahoma.

  • You can choose hotels according to your budget. There are many hotels which gives you comfort as you want.

  • If you are going with your family, then Oklahoma offers many places to visit that is for every age.

  • It has big malls, ice arenas, street cafes, Bricktown canal and entertainment district, celebration stations, city art center, and Mexican restaurants. It has a city theme park, white water bay like amusement places. Bricktown entertainment District is the fastest growing entertainment district in  Oklahoma.

  • The night life is happening in Oklahoma.

  • Bricktown District is full of life and entertainment the whole night.

Oklahoma State Specialty

Oklahoma is famous for its beautiful museums like:

  • 45th Infantry Division Museum
  • Harn Homestead Museum, Museum café
  • Oklahoma City museum of art
  • Oklahoma Railway Museum
  • Overholser Mansion
  • Red Earth Festival and Museum
  • Science Museum Oklahoma
  • World Of Wings Pigeon Center

Oklahoma State Weather and When to Go

  • Oklahoma is a warm city.

  • There is a lot of rainfall in May.

  • Before going to Oklahoma you have to decide which type of activity you want to enjoy as gun shows, car races, fairs and events mainly occurs in the summer season.

  • If you are interested in indoor activities and fine arts then these activities takes place in winters.

  • Art festival and the state fair takes place in the month of September.

Oklahoma State Sports and Adevnture

  • Oklahoma is a paradise for the people who love sports. This city will just keep you moving.

  • Shopping is fun in Oklahoma as you can buy casual dresses to branded clothing from local boutiques to international chains.

  • Art fusion studios, Asian District, Farmers Public Market, Nichols Hills Plaza, north park mall, Midtown, Oklahoma city Public Farmers Market, Crossroads Mall, Plaza District, POPS, Quail Spring Mall, and Penn Square Mall etc are the places that you can go for your fun filled shopping.

  • If you are planning for your holidays try Oklahoma as it has something for all ages.