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FireLake Grand Casino

FireLake Grand Casino provides a refined gaming experience with more amenities, more games and an upscale property that appeals to sophisticated players and established Oklahoma locals alike. In addition to a gaming area that includes over 1,800 slot machines, blackjack, a poker room, craps and spinette, FireLake Grand Casino takes entertainment to another level with their FireLake Grand Events Center that attracts some of today's most popular acts. But that's just the beginning. Arrange a casual gathering at the Fire & Ice Lounge, grab some gourmet coffee at the Roasted Bean Café, catch the game at the Grandstand Sports Grille or rouse your appetite with a savory cut of meat at Embers Steakhouse. So come discover FireLake Grand Casino and catch the fever yourself.
I-40 Exit 178 West of Shawnee, OK www.FirelakeGrand.com 405-96-GRAND

Grand Lake

If you're interested in all types of water fun, golf, fishing, sightseeing, and wildlife viewing then come to Grand Lake O' the Cherokees. Just a three hour drive from Edmond.
Rent a watercraft, enjoy a lakeside meal, antique hunt, and be entertained. Seven challenging golf courses to choose from. Four wheeling at the Pensacola Dam. Accommodations to fit every taste and budget. Five state parks and plenty of RV resorts. For more information visit www.grandlakefun.com or call 1-866-LUV-GRAND and request a free visitor guide. Visit Oklahoma Native America at
www.TravelOK.com for other state visitor information.

Oklahoma Heritage Center

Experience Oklahoma's history through its people at the new Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Center. Through high-tech interactive exhibits, meet Oklahomans like Reba McEntire, Wiley Post, and Jim Thorpe. Become part of history by sharing and recording stories in the Tell Your Story exhibit.
Students ages 5-14 can explore Oklahoma's history at the half-day summer camps. Session I is July 23-27 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and Session II is July 30-Aug. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Opportunities also are available for high school and college students. Register at www.oklahomaheritage.com or by calling 405.523.3202. Hours: Tues-Fri, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m. Admission: Adults-$7, Seniors & Students (6-17) – $5 Group rates available. 1400 Classen Drive, OKC 405.235.4458 www.oklahomaheritage.com

Stafford Air & Space Center

The Stafford Air & Space Center is named in honor of Weathorford native Lt. General Thomas P. Stafford, veteran of four space flights including Gemini VI, Gemini IX, Apollo 10 and Apollo-Soyuz Test Project mission.
The center boasts one of the few actual Titan II rockets, a Gemini flight suit, space food and the actual flight pressure suit General Stafford wore on Apollo 10. The center's collection also includes: a Russian MiG21R, an F16, and full-size replicas of the Wright Flyer, Spirit of St. Louis, Apollo Command Module, and Gemini spacecraft.
The Stafford Air & Space Center is located at 3000 Logan Road, Weatherford, Oklahoma. Visit www.staffordspacecenter.com or call 580-772-5871 for more information.

Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

One of the oldest museums in Oklahoma, the Mabee-Gerrer Museum is often called a hidden jewel. Believing that art is for everyone, Father Gregory Gerrer, a Benedictine monk and nationally acclaimed artist and member of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, traveled the world creating an art collection to teach people about the world.
Today, the Museum features the finest Egyptian collection between Chicago and L.A, including the only mummies in Oklahoma! You'll also see Medieval and Renaissance painting and sculpture, 19th and 20th century European and American art, and large holdings of Native American, African and Eastern cultural artifacts. In addition, the museum offers exciting special exhibitions throughout the year. www.mgmoa.org.


Located 2.5 hours northeast of Edmond in the beautiful panoramic Osage hills.
Bartlesville offers opportunities to discover our rich cultural heritage. Begin your expedition with Frank Lloyd Wright's only skyscraper the Price Tower, then head to Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Refuge and ll down the street of an authentic 1800's village at Prairie Song. For families with small children, Kiddie Park is an ideal way to spend the evening. A must see is the Nellie Johnstone #1, Oklahoma's first commercial oil well, and the brand new Phillips Petroleum Company Museum. To request a Visitors Guide call 1-877-273-2004 or visit online at www.VisitBartlesville.com.


Imagine a revitalizing weekend with a world of activities in a city of casual elegance. With world-class museums, delightful trails, breath-taking gardens and trendy shopping, including the Cherry Street districts, Utica Square and the 71st St. Corridor. We also offer grand casinos and regular theater productions, choosing what to do might not be as easy as getting around. As the sun sets, your selections multiply when restaurants and nightlife flourish in the city. From sushi to chicken-fry, from easy-listening by the river to boot-scoot at the Caravan, Tulsa rocks. Information is just a "click" away at www.visittulsa.com.

Plains Indians & Pioneers Museum

A visit to the Plains Indians and Pioneers Museum is like taking a step back in time … a time before Oklahoma statehood, when Oklahoma was a wide open treasure to be opened.
Discover what it was like when buffalo roamed the landscapes. Come and see the Northwest Passage exhibit that looks at early exploration of the area and the Centennial display that celebrates 100 years of Woodward's growth from 1887-1987. Visitors will also enjoy the variety of artists in our art gallery.
Make plans to visit today. Plains Indians & Pioneers Museum, Woodward, OK Call 580-256-6136 for more information or visit www.pipm1.org Hours: Tues. to Sat. 10:00 a.m. to 5:00p.m.

Oklahoma Skydiving

Do you possess a spirit of adventure? Are you ready to experience the thrill of a lifetime? Oklahoma Skydiving can make your dream a reality. Oklahoma Skydiving, located on the 350-acre Cushing Regional airport provides training, guidance and everything needed to make your skydiving experience a perfect one. As a United States Parachute Association member, we're Oklahoma's largest skydiving center located between Tulsa and Oklahoma City. Solo, accelerated and licensing programs are available. You're never too old to try something new. Call today at (918)225-2222 to make a reservation and get ready for the challenge of your life. Visit www.skydiveok.com for more information.

Van's Pig Stands

Established in 1930, Van's Pig Stands is Oklahoma's oldest single family owned Bar-B-Que restaurant. Some of our most sought after items are ribs, brisket, vanized potatoes and rum pie. For a tantalizing trip come visit us at our original location at 717 E. Highland, just on the edge of the historical Downtown Shawnee district. For more information call 405-273-8704 or visit at www.pigstands.com.

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