Great Salt Plains State Park is located in northern Oklahoma, on the banks of the same-named picturesque, shallow, and salty lake. It is named after the lovely plains of shimmering salt – all that remains of a once large prehistoric ocean – and is home to delightfully lonely landscapes that appear to go forever.
Chickasaw National Recreation Area, located on the outskirts of the small town of Sulphur in south-central Oklahoma, offers a multitude of wonderful outdoor activities for tourists to enjoy. It is nestled in the foothills of the Arbuckle Mountains, with springs, streams, forests, lakes, and waterfalls.
Lawton, Oklahoma's fifth-largest city, is nestled in the endless plains and prairies of the state's southwest, with only the Wichita Mountains to the north breaking up the monotony.
Bartlesville, which straddles the banks of the Caney River, is located 45 miles (70 kilometres) north of Tulsa, near the Kansas border. Since the discovery of oil in 1905, the Phillips Petroleum Company has controlled most of life in the city, and it still maintains enormous offices and employs a large number of people.
Beavers Bend State Park is located in the gorgeous southeast of Oklahoma and is one of the most popular and picturesque parks in the state. It was founded in 1937 and is home to the gorgeous Broken Bow Lake, which is named for a steep bend in the lovely Mountain Fork River.
The Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, which spans a large expanse of southwest Oklahoma, is located approximately north of Lawton. It was founded in 1901 and protects a wide range of landscapes as well as numerous species of animals and flora.
Route 66 runs from Chicago, Illinois, to Santa Monica, California, and is one of the most well-known and revered roads in the United States. The 'Mother Road' spans 3,940 kilometres and passes through eight states, with Oklahoma having one of the longest segments.
Tulsa, dubbed the "Oil Capital of the World," is Oklahoma's second-largest city, located in the state's northeast, between the Great Plains and the Ozark foothills. While many significant energy firms and large businesses have their headquarters here, it also has some beautiful buildings and unique sights.
Natural Falls State Park is located in the northeast of the state, near the Arkansas border, and is tucked away among the breathtaking landscape of the Ozark Highlands. While it contains beautiful woodland, animals, and vegetation, it is best renowned for the magnificent waterfall at its centre.
Oklahoma City, which is practically exactly in the centre of the state, is not only its capital and most populated town, but also its economic and cultural core. OKC (as it is known) is one of the Great Plains' major urban centres, with enough to see and do for visitors. It is located on the banks of the Oklahoma River.