The 98 new Owasso apartments are beautifully detailed with the kind of amenities that are hard to pull yourself away from. September does bring out the traveling bug in all of us though. With increasing workloads and back-to-school fever at its peak, it can be hard to find time for a relaxing vacation. The team at 98 Apartments Owasso has your back though, with these 9 travel destinations right here in Oklahoma.
All of these destinations showcase some of the best views, drives and monuments that Oklahoma has to offer. Whether you’re doing a solo road trip or bringing a friend from out of state, these are the sites that will make your whole crew fall in love with Oklahoma.
Take in the the great state of Oklahoma along the 54-mile highway spanning from southeastern Oklahoma to western Arkansas. The highway ride takes you along the edge of the majestic Winding Stair Mountains and there are plenty of small, historic towns along the highway where you can refuel yourself and your car.
First of all, check out the awesome Pops 66 website in the link above. This isn’t your grandpa’s old-timey soda fountain. You’ll recognize Pops from miles away thanks to the giant 66-foot pop bottle outside. This gas station / diner has over 600 different soda and beverage options, so you can invite even your pickiest friends.
The design of this Oklahoma City landmark was inspired by Oklahoma’s state bird, the scissor tailed flycatcher. The 200-ft tall bridge is striking in the daytime or at night when it is illuminated by color-changing LED lights. Don’t miss it next time you’re in downtown OKC!
59,000 acres of highlands make up the Wichita Mountains in the southwestern corner of Oklahoma. The mountains are part of a wildlife refuge with free range buffalo, Texas longhorn cattle, prairie dogs, elk and deer. The park also offers some of the best hiking, rock-climbing and mountain biking anywhere in The Sooner State.
5. Little Niagara on Travertine Creek.
Travertine Creek maintains an average temperature of 65 degrees, providing a relaxing relief from Oklahoma’s September heat. Hike west along the Travertine Creek Trail to find the falls and swimming hole at Little Niagra if you need to cool off even more.
Fans of “Where The Red Fern Grows” will recognize the cascading waterfalls at Natural Falls State Park. Aside from its Hollywood fame, this park is also known for its hidden, serene atmosphere and breathtaking observation deck where visitors can snap pictures of the 77-foot waterfall.
Did you know Oklahoma has a tropical side? At the Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma visitors can explore the urban park or cool off with the plethora of plants in the conservatory. The conservatory is open Monday-Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. The grounds of the Myriad are open daily 6 a.m. to 11pm
Head to Turner Falls and lay out on one of Oklahoma’s only sandy beaches. The state-run park offers tons of activities for visitors including hiking trails, caves, and campsite rentals. If you feel like going on a hot day don’t miss out on the man-made water slides around the waterfalls.
The Southeastern Oklahoma park is home to Broken Bow Lake. Covering over 1,300 acres of prime Ozark land, Beavers Bend is filled with hiking, fishing, boating, and even opportunities for horseback riding.
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