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.
This building is the site of the Oklahoma Territory's first drug store and features numerous turn-of-the-century items including a 1923 soda fountain and 1890 pharmaceutical memorabilia.
One of the world's largest Masonic buildings, this Greco-Roman style center has many features including handcrafted European fixtures, a gothic style library, an Egyptian Room auditorium designed after the Court of the Dead, and the Pompeiian Room which is modeled after rooms unearthed at the ancient buried city of Pompeii.
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.
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.
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.
This family amusement park offers an array of activities including a nine hole, par three golf course, batting cages, an arcade, and go-carts.
City dwellers consider this park to be one of their favorites and it is always bursting at the seams with people. This place has it all, there are playgrounds, picnic tables, soccer and softball fields, a golf course, and a nine-mile jogging and biking trail, it is easy to see why it's so packed. Most afternoons you can see kites or model airplanes flying high overhead and colorful sailboats cruising along Lake Hefner, which is adjacent to the park.
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.
Route 66 Park sits along the beautiful Lake Overholser and its main feature is the three-story Cyrus Avery Observation Tower that overlooks the scenic lake. The park is the largest in the city's park system and it's full of fun activities for the whole family. In addition to the aforementioned tower, it has a small amphitheater, walking trails, ponds and a skate park. Don't forget to check out the historic map of the 'Mother Road' in the plaza before or after your visit, it displays the 34 landmarks from Illinois to California.
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.
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.