When it comes to traveling, it's rare that you'd want to experience the same old stuff over and over again. We all love Bricktown, but been there, done that... knowhati'msayin?
Next time you find yourself in OKC for the day or the week, seek out some of the unique and lesser-known places to explore.
From art and culture to the darkest day in Oklahoma's history, here are the places you should visit the next time you're in OKC.
Unique Things to Do in Oklahoma City
There is no shortage of things to do in OKC. While there are a handful of things everyone knows about--OKC Zoo, Myriad Gardens, Bricktown, etc-- there are even more lesser-known places to experience one-of-a-kind Oklahomaness. Some things cost a little money, others are completely free, but it's all fun for the whole family.
Oklahoma's Best Barbeque Joints, In No Particular Order...
I doubt there's a single topic debated more passionately in Oklahoma than who makes the best BBQ. While they all smoke meat, there are some huge differences in how that process is done. Type of wood, length of cook, foil vs paper wrap, and even the hot topics of seasoning and binders come into play. What you like others may not, and vice versa. Since we can't just pick a top five or ten, here are the Oklahoma barbeque joints that have the biggest fans.
Oklahoma's Historical Vintage Theaters
Some theaters show movies, some feature live entertainment, and a few theaters even rent out for events like personal weddings... There are a handful of Oklahoma theaters that flip-flop offering service for all of the above. Either/or, here's a quick list of Oklahoma's most exciting historical and vintage theaters still in operation to this day.