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Top Choice Museum in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum

The story of America's worst incident of domestic terrorism is told at this poignant museum, which avoids becoming mawkish and lets the horrible events speak for themselves. The outdoor Symbolic Memorial has 168 emp…
Top Choice Modern American in Oklahoma City

Picasso's Cafe

Picasso's is renowned for its Bloody Marys at noon and masterfully plated farm-fresh meals. The place has an artistic sensibility, with works by local artists on display. Grab a table outside.
Top Choice Area in Oklahoma City

Stockyards City

You'll brush up against real cowboys in Stockyards City, southwest of downtown, either in the shops and restaurants that cater to them or at the Oklahoma National Stockyards, the world's largest stocker and feeder c…
Top Choice Museum in Oklahoma City

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

Only the smells are missing. Vibrant historic displays are complemented by a mock frontier village and an excellent collection of Western painting and sculpture featuring many works by Charles M Russell and Frederic…
Steak in Oklahoma City

Cattlemen's Steakhouse

OKC's most storied restaurant, this Stockyards City institution has been feeding cowpokes and city slickers slabs of beef since 1910. Deals are still cut at the counter (where you can jump the wait for tables) and b…
Modern American in Oklahoma City

Cheever's Cafe

This former art-deco flower shop is now an upscale cafe with excellent Southern- and Mexican-influenced fare. The menu changes seasonally and is locally sourced. The ice-cream-ball dessert fills many a dream.
Museum in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma History Center

Near the capitol, this museum makes people the focus as it tells the story of the Sooner State through interactive exhibits.
Clothing in Oklahoma City


You can buy all forms of Western wear and gear at Langston's. The boot selection alone is mind-blowing.
Museum in Oklahoma City

Skeletons: Museum of Osteology

An army of flesh-eating beetles helps this museum's curators prepare the bones of dead animals (many from zoos) for a new life on display. There are more than 350 skeletons here and over 100,000 individual bones, in…
Landmark in Oklahoma City

State Capitol

Built in 1917 (though it only got its dome in 2002), this Greco-Roman building has large murals, beautiful stained-glass windows, a tribal flag plaza and rotating art exhibits. Appropriately, it's the only state cap…