Looking for the best things to do in Oklahoma City? Our curated list will provide you with exactly the best places to eat, play, and experience in the Oklahoma City area.
Attractions and Things to Do in Oklahoma City
Restaurants in Oklahoma City
Nic’s Grill is rated the #1 restaurant in OKC, and it’s only open 4 hrs a day! Called a “burger nirvana” be sure to arrive early, as lines form and seating is limited!
Hideaway Pizza is an Oklahoma original pizza chain. Most of its menu was created by employees and grows each year as they gather together and taste each other’s latest creations.
Kitchen No. 324 is a craft bakery located in an old airliner company so that old can meet new. Local ingredients meet authentic hospitality.
Paseo Grill is great restaurant with delightful ambiance and delicious food. It’s located in the middle of the Paseo Arts district.
Cheever’s Cafe is located in the original Cheever’s Flower shop – a piece of OKC history. The dessert menu is worth a stop, even if it’s all you have room for!
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Annual Festivals in OKC
deadCENTER Film Festival is a top film event each year. And its name comes from being held at the dead center of the USA – right in OKC.
The Oklahoma Regatta Festival is held annually in the Boathouse District. The regatta features kayaks, rowing, and dragon boating.
The Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon takes place in April when OKC is transformed into a marathon city. This is one of the top 12 marathons in the country and shows the heart of the city.
Oklahoma City Things to Do
The Escape OKC is a new, simple, and fun live escape game designed for groups of 2-6. You’ll have an hour to figure out how to get through a mountain of puzzles and find your way out of the room.
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum collects, preserves and exhibits an internationally renowned collection of Western art and artifacts while sponsoring dynamic educational programs to stimulate interest in the enduring legacy of our American West.
The Museum of Osteology focuses on the form and function of skeletons. It has hundreds of skulls and skeletons on display from all over the world.
The Oklahoma City Zoo covers 119 acres and is home to more than 1800 animals! The zoo is located in the Adventure District of OKC.
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Planning a trip to Oklahoma City?
We invite you take a break from the hustle and bustle of exciting Oklahoma City and head out just a short drive to Norman, where you can experience a luxurious stay at the Montford Inn and Cottages.