When visiting the heart of Oklahoma, Tulsa often surprises visitors with just how much there is to explore. Whether you're looking for performing arts, world-class ballet and opera, professional and recreational sports, exceptional museums, or just a day at the zoo, Tulsa is an excellent choice for a getaway. There are countless big-city experiences offered with a small-town vibe. You won’t find the usual urban long lines or big crowds, just lots of options sure to satisfy visitors of all ages and interests.
Guests looking for fine museums to explore will find the Gilcrease Museum, the Museum of Jewish Art, and the Philbrook all offer fascinating exhibits in their particular fields of expertise. Outdoor endeavors include the Tulsa Garden Center, Bells Amusement Park, and golf courses. You’ll discover along the Arkansas River 20 miles of paved recreation trails that weave past picnic areas, playgrounds, fountains, and sculptures. Super 8 by Wyndham Tulsa/Downtown/East is within minutes to all Tulsa’s great attractions available for you to enjoy. You’re going to absolutely love visiting T-town!
The Blue Dome District is one of Tulsa’s most popular entertainment venues. Located in the heart of downtown and known for the 1924 Blue Dome building, it offers an impressive nightlife scene and delightful selection of restaurants. This venue is considered the place to go before and after a big show or just to relax with friends. The district has a down-to-earth vibe that is very welcoming and offers bars, restaurants, retail shops, fine dining, an art studio, salon, comedy club, and bowling alley. You’ll find there is something for everyone when visiting The Blue Dome District.
Expo Square's exhibit facilities encompass a vast assortment of possibilities that vary in size and amenities. Every year, millions of visitors encounter one of the top event facilities in the country, featuring four unique complexes including the River Spirit Expo, Exchange Center, Central Park Hall and the Pavilion. The Pavilion is Tulsa's historic art deco arena, which is an ideal venue for concerts, entertainment, and horse shows. You won’t be disappointed in your seat selection, there’s not a bad seat in the Pavilion!
Take time to visit Gilcrease Museum, often considered one of the country’s best museums for the preservation and study of American art and history. Visitors will discover the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of art and artifacts of the American West, including a vast collection of Native American art and material. The museum’s charm, beauty and art collections draw thousands of visitors from around the world to downtown Tulsa for a glimpse into the American West’s historical past.