Oklahoma City is a study in contrasts. From quiet reflection at the Oklahoma City National Memorial to the exhilaration of whitewater rafting on the river, you never know what might be around the bend. And for a city built in a hurry during the Land Run, it has an unmistakably laid-back vibe and never strays too far from its Western roots.
How can you get an authentic feel for this city with so much to offer? 100 Things to Do in Oklahoma City Before You Die is the quintessential guide to all the history, sports, innovation, and entertainment in OKC where culture busts out of every seam.
Catch a glimpse of the enduring American West at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. Or to see real cowboys in action, head to the historic Stockyards City for the world's largest live cattle auction. Travel by Streetcar to see the city's best art exhibits, like Dale Chihuly's breathtaking glass tower at the OKC Museum of Art. Learn how a city that was part of the infamous Dust Bowl became an Olympic rowing destination as you explore the architecture of the Boathouse District.
Author and native Oklahoman Lauren Roth loves surprising visitors with the top recommendations in her hometown. With her insider tips and itineraries, this book will open a door to Oklahoma City you might not have expected and leave you wide-eyed at every turn.