“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


American Banjo Museum. Credit: Courtesy of 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.


Tower Theatre. Credit: Courtesy of Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau

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