“Oklahoma City is always evolving and has transformed into an all-new city for groups to explore. It’s a spirited and welcoming city that embraces its unique Western heritage. Groups traveling to OKC can experience a variety of experiences and destinations including renowned festivals, outdoor adventures, top-notch museums and 14 diverse districts.”
—Sandy Price, vice president of tourism, Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau
Named one of the 50 Best Places to Travel in 2020 by Travel + Leisure, Oklahoma City boasts a rich Western heritage. Discover the legacy of the American West at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. The museum includes numerous galleries, three Halls of Fame, permanent collections and a research center. Upcoming special exhibitions include “¡Viva México!,” and “Tattoos: Religion, Reality,” to name a few.
There’s more to the banjo than meets the eye; discover the history of America’s instrument at the American Banjo Museum. In addition to guided tours through the museum’s permanent and special exhibits, groups can enhance their visit with a live performance and a meal.
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s collection features North American, European and Asian art — as well as a permanent collection that boasts one of the world’s largest public collections of Dale Chihuly glass. Coming to the museum June 26 through October 17, the “PAINTERS OF POMPEII: Roman Frescoes from the National ArchaeologicalMuseum, Naples” will feature over 80 artifacts and artworks.
The State of Oklahoma features over 400 miles of historic Route 66, and Oklahoma City’s stretch of the route is home to a number of notable landmarks. See a live event at historic Tower Theatre or get a bite to eat at POPS — Route 66’s newest landmark featuring a gift shop, café, shake shop and convenience store.
Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau