Must Dos in OKC
To help you with your trip to Oklahoma’s capital, here’s a list of must dos in OKC:
See an OKC Thunder Game
Chesapeake Energy Arena is the home of the Oklahoma City Thunder, which has one of the most passionate and raucous fan bases in the NBA. Even with the departure of superstar wing Kevin Durant after the 2015-16 season, the Thunder still boast one of the league’s most exciting players in point guard Russell Westbrook, who just averaged a triple-double over the course of a whole season for the first time since Oscar Robertson accomplished the feat in the 1961-62 season. Do yourself a favor and be a part of an energetic crowd that gets to watch an amazing athlete like Westbrook compete.
Western Heritage Tour
OKC is a city known for its cowboy culture, and you can feel the full effects with a Western Heritage Tour. On your tour you’ll find world-class museums and festivals that promote the city’s western heritage. With working stockyards and regular horse shows, it’s easy to see how OKC preserves the legacy of the American West better than almost any other city in the country.
Chow Down the Best Burger in OKC
All of this traveling around the city is sure to work up an appetite, and there’s no better way to fill up than by sinking your teeth into the best burger in OKC. A burger is a fitting meal for any cowboy and you’ll find some amazing ones at Johnnie’s Charcoal Broiler, which has been an Oklahoma staple for more than 40 years.
Visit the OKC Zoo
You and your kids will love feeding the animals at the Oklahoma City Zoo. You can feed a variety of animals from giraffes to stingrays at this zoo, as well as visit the botanical gardens located on site. Feeding schedules for the animals vary so be sure to check in with okczoo.com to make a plan that works best for you.
See the Sooners Play
Norman, Okla., the home of the University of Oklahoma is located just 20 minutes south of Oklahoma City and can make for a great time. Not only can you tour and explore one of the nation’s best college campuses, if you’re lucky enough to be there in the fall, you could also take in a Sooners football game, which is one of the most epic events in all of college sports. Go see one of the most storied teams in college football history play in front of their rowdy fans. You won’t regret it.