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Living in OKC

Oklahoma City | - Oklahoma's Official Travel & Tourism Site

As the 25th largest city in the US, Oklahoma city boasts many of the amenities of big cities while keeping the feel and friendliness of a small town.  While maintaining a low cost of living with minimal traffic there are abundant activities to pursue including art/history museums, parks, sporting events, and many new and old outstanding restaurants.



Step into the wild west at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage MusOKC BOATHOUSE DISTRICT: PROGRESS POWERED BY OIL & NATURAL GAS – EnergyHQeum to see a large collection of art and scupture highliting the history of the American cowboy, rodeos, and Native American culture.  For those with children or who are young at heart visit the Oklahoma City Zoo or the Science Museum Oklahoma.  To get outside visit one of the many parks including the brand new 40 acre Scissortail Park featuring concerns, playgrounds, and Kayak rentals.   The ever expanding Boathouse District offers many types of river sports, biking, and the new Surf OKC.


Sports were taken to a new level in OKC when the Oklahoma City Thunder were introduced in 2007.  Games are electric and full of energy with one of the most dedicated fan bases in the country.  Thunder up at the Chesapeake Energy Arena where you can also find a wide variety of concerts and shows.   Apart from the Thunder, collegiate athletics have long reigned supreme in Oklahoma.  The University of Oklahoma Sooners and Oklahoma State Cowboys both offer several exciting sports to follow including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling, and more.  Oklahoma City also hosts the OKC Dodgers at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark if watching AAA baseball is your favorite way to spend summer nights.



When you visit OKC make sure you take the time to try out some of our favorite restaurants listed below.

  • Jones Assembly (food/entertainment in repurposed auto manufacturing plant)
  • Cheevers (One of OKCs finest)
  • Fassler Hall (after work hotspot for a drink and schnitzel)
  • Cafe Kacao (traditional Guatemalan)
  • Waffle Champion (no better place for a 2000 calorie post call meal)
  • Bleu Garten (food trucks)
  • Barrios (elevated Mexican cuisine with a “twist”)
  • Cattleman’s Steakhouse (city classic, steak for days)

Please check out all the Oklahoma City metro area has to offer.