Sleep Inn & Suites
3608 S. Broadway Extension
Edmond, OK 73013
Phone: (405) 844-3000
Fax: (405) 844-3086
This family amusement park offers an array of activities including a nine hole, par three golf course, batting cages, an arcade, and go-carts.
Originally built in 1972, this busy library carries approximately 122,000 fiction and nonfiction items such as hardback and paperback books, newspapers, magazines, audio and video cassettes, and CDs. A large children's section is also part of the library and many special services are available.
At this western-themed amusement park, there are rides and attractions galore for the whole family. From thrill-rides to water slides, shows, games and concerts, this park does not leave any fun stone unturned. Let the wee ones play in Paul Bunyan's Tiny Timber Town, while the adults go wild on one of the four roller coasters or take the whole family down 'Renegade Rapids' in unison. Check website to find out who is playing in its outdoor concert series which features legendary artists every summer and for other seasonal events.
Beautifully manicured lawns and eye catching beds of flowers are something you will find at the Hambrick Botanical Gardens. This garden is a part of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and has three other gardens adjacent to it. This charming little green space is nice and shady with huge trees in it and the streams that flow by give the garden a soothing effect.
Located north of downtown Oklahoma City, this stretch of Western Avenue features a dizzying array of restaurants, shops and entertainment options. There are also multiple antique shops and art galleries in which you will probably find that unique item to add to your home or garden. Be sure to take advantage of their 'Wednesdays on Western' promotion, during which many merchants offer special deals and discounts to customers.
This zoo in OKC is consistently rated as one of the best zoos in the United States, home to nearly 3,000 animals, it definitely is one of the largest. Some featured exhibits include the Cat Forest and Lion Overlook, in which you can see lions, tigers, jaguars and leopards. The 'Great Escape' showcases gorillas, orangutans, chimpanzees and other primate life. One of the zoo's most popular attractions is 'Aquaticus', an aquarium extravaganza that features a dolphin and sea lion spectacle. The zoo is also very active in the community, it provides nature classes, labs, tours and 'Zoomobiles' for all ages. At the end of the day, guests usually catch the show under the stars at the Zoo Amphitheater.
Martin Park provides a little natural respite for Oklahoma City's denizens with its nearly three miles of foot trails amongst thick foliage and plenty of local fauna. Visitors can reserve nature guides who describe the region's natural history or they can come alone to enjoy the tranquility. Either option notwithstanding, the park has informational stands along the way that tell you about native plants and animals. A couple of other relaxing activities include feeding turtles in the freshwater pond or taking a moment to bird watch. Highlights for the kids include 'Prairie Dog-Town' and the 'Squirrel Observatory', both are informative and fun. Whether you are alone or with the family, an afternoon strolling through the park is a great way to unwind. Admission is free.
With many of Oklahoma City's top attractions located within a two-mile radius, it is no wonder that the Adventure District is one of the area's top tourist destinations. In fact, each year over three million tourists visit this district. Attractions here include the Oklahoma City Zoo, the National Softball Hall of Fame, the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, and Remington Park Racing and Casino. With all of this entertainment in one place, it will be tough to ever leave!
Paw Park is located right by Oklahoma City's Lake Hefner and its the definitive favorite of the canine population of the city. This park has everything a dog (and its owner) could want with two different fenced in free run spaces for large and small dogs, trees, a swimming pond, water stations and even a fire hydrant. Paw Park has been repeatedly voted one of the Best Dog Parks in the United States by various reputable publications.
This sprawling 2,500 acre reservoir was created in 1947 for the drinking water supply of Oklahoma City. Lake Hefner averages a shallow depth of 29 feet and offers over nine miles of biking and hiking trails. Named after a popular Oklahoma City mayor, Robert Hefner, the lake is a great spot for outdoor enthusiasts.
Oklahoma has some of the most prohibitive and strict regulations on liquor in the entire country. Any alcohol with a content above 4%ABV (alcohol by volume) is sold at room temperature in state-licensed stores. So, the Coop Ale Works has to sell its beers at this temp because the ABV is over the limit. Unfortunately, you cannot buy these cold, but at the brewery located just north of downtown, visitors can come and taste some of the quality, handcrafted beers that are sold cold throughout restaurants and bars around the city. One other note, you cannot buy these beers in bulk here, to find them, check their website for a list of state-licensed retailers.
Langston University at Oklahoma City is a prestigious body that serves as a great learning center for its students. The university campus offers programs and courses in an environment conducive to the over-all development of each student. The campus also holds group discussions, meetings and conferences, as also it rents its auditorium and conference rooms for the same.