Sleep Inn & Suites
600 North Main Street
Hennessey, OK 73742
Phone: (405) 853-2126
Fax: (405) 853-2141
Oklahoma has a long tradition of producing great athletes and cheering winning teams. Those men and women who represented Oklahoma on a state, national, or international stage are immortalized in this interactive museum. The most popular exhibits feature professional football and baseball stars, as well as successful state college programs and distinctively Southwestern sports like rodeo. Others are dedicated to Olympians. Even the Harlem Globe Trotters have a tie to Oklahoma. Be sure to visit the gift shop for a souvenir of your trip.
Clauren Ridge Vineyard and Winery is a charming winery. Check out their vineyard and Italian-style tasting room. Get to know how grapes are crushed and fermented. Visit their unique wine cave which is touted to be the only one in the state.
Hopewell Baptist Church is famous for its conical tent shaped exterior. Built in 1950 by Bruce Goff, this historic structure is also called as the Tepee Church and Church of Edmond. There are talks going on for its restoration.
This is one of the prettiest courses around. It is also one the more high-tech courses. There are computers in every golf cart, which are linked to a Global Positioning Satellite system. The GPS system will tell you precisely how far the cart is from the hole, how far you will have to hit the ball to get it over the water, and all sorts of other cool things you always wanted to know when on the course.
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.
Established in 1932, Chitwood Park is a small neighborhood park. Spread across 2.71 acres (1.10 hectares), it features trails, pavilions, a playground, a restroom, water elements and a basketball court.
Historic Downtown Edmond came into being in 1887 when the Santa Fe Railroad was laid. It contains many historic structures and its two main streets are the shopping hub of the town. This charming downtown area has many cute restaurants, shops, cafes and galleries. You will also see public art in probably every nook and corner.
Built as the South Park in 1892, it was renamed Stephenson Park in the 1930s. It features pavilions, a playground, water elements, tennis and basketball courts, and a restroom.
Edmond Historical Society & Museum is the best place in town to get a glimpse of its history. Set in an old Armory building, you will find the archives, artifacts and documents very fascinating. They also have newspaper clippings and historical photos in their displays.
KickingBird Golf Club is considered to the city's oldest course. Built in 1971, it is among the esteemed courses in the state. Its fairways lined with trees and gently shaped greens make it a challenging link for golfers. There is also a pro shop and practice facility on-site.
Pelican Bay Aquatic Center has a tropical ambiance to it. This municipal aquatic facility features an avant-garde pool replete with water slides, a splash pool, climbing wall, swirling vortex and a current channel. They also offer swimming classes for all ages.
Spread across 121 acres (49 hectares), E.C. Hafer Park opened its doors in the 1980s. It features an athletic complex, a fishing pond, trails, pavilions, three playgrounds, a stage and a volleyball court.