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Oklahoma - City to City

Oklahoma Fly Drive Holidays

Oklahoma - City to City

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Oklahoma Fly Drive Holidays

City to City - Oklahoma

6 nights; 4 exciting cities- Tulsa/Oklahoma City/Ponca City/Bartlesville

from €1259 pp

 

If you are keen on the urban experience - by day or night - our City to City - Oklahoma road trip fits the bill perfectly. Tulsa, combining live music and great food with high art, complements and contrasts with Oklahoma City (just 90 miles along Route 66), which boasts the world-class National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum; Bricktown’s vibrant nightlife area, and the Myriad Botanical Gardens. While up north in the Sooner State, Ponca City and Bartlesville abound with treasures left by the legendary oil exploration barons - Marland and Phillips and world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

And it could not be simpler to combine your urban experience with a working ranch stay, a visit to a State Park ... or a trip up into Kansas for a couple of days’ drive along the Kansas Byways, or to join our Kansas Kaleidoscope road trip.

Combine your self­drive road trip with a break in the great outdoors ­ perhaps on horseback  for a few days on a genuine working ranch, where you can join in with real cowboys and  cowgirls as they tend their livestock and pasture. Or if you prefer, stay in one of Oklahoma’s  fine State Park Lodges, where hiking, biking and wildlife are there on your doorstep. 

 

 

 

  • Highlights 

    Tulsa, OK, where the Mother Road was conceived; high art, live music, food trucks!

    OKC! National Cowboy Museum, Bricktown for nightlife + Stockyard City

    Ponca City, OK - Oil baron E W Marland’s Mansion and the Standing Bear Memorial

    Architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s art deco skyscraper gracing Bartlesville, OK’s skyline

     

    Oklahoma Guide

    RE-LIVE COWBOY + NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY

    Oklahoma is a state of indeterminate location and character. While it may lack may not boast the rugged canyons and pastel skies of New Mexico or Arizona, but the Sooner State’s identity is equally distinctive and very much a legacy of the Old West. Today Oklahoma has the second largest Indian population in the United States, and its also has a strong African-American heritage is also strong. Both of these populations provide visitors with rich historic, cultural history and artistic experiences.
    Encounters such as powwows, craft festivals and traditional storytelling all signify theat great cultural history which Oklahoma offers its visitors heritage. Events also pay homage to the cowboys of history, with more than 100 rodeos taking place in Oklahoma each year. in which Modern-day cowboys compete in calf-roping, steer-wrestling and bull-riding events.

    ENJOY THE GREAT OUTDOORS

    The flat, fertile land of the central region is only one part of Oklahoma's diverse terrain. In the east, the prairies give way to rugged mountains and dense forests. This region, today a favourite of rappellers, hikers and equestrians, was once a favourite of outlaws as well. Robbers Cave State Park served as a hideout for such notorious fugitives as Jesse James and Belle Starr. The Broken Bow area is also popular with lovers of the outdoors. Its fly-fishing and boating opportunities also make it a top holiday spot. In the north, the grasslands shift again into one of Oklahoma's most intriguing natural wonders, the Great Salt Plains, literally an 8,690-acre sea of salt, and in the west lie the Beaver Dunes, where adventurous visitors can rev up dune buggies or ARVs and race down sandy slopes

    ABSORB CITY LIFE; FOLLOW LEGENDARY ROUTE 66 + THE OIL PROSPECTORS

    While Oklahoma as a whole tends to be conservative and inspires nostalgia for a slower pace and simpler life, sophistication is not precluded. The vision and sensitivity with which the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum were established, in honour of those who died in the 1995 bombing, attest to this. The city’s National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum is truly world class, and downtown its Bricktown entertainment district and inspiring botanical gardens complete an intriguing picture. So do the state's well-preserved architectural gems, remnants of the Oklahoma oil boom of the 1920s and 1930s. Visitors in search of travel kitsch will find landmarks in roadside architecture, including the Blue Whale and Totem Pole Park.

    Carving a vibrant path through the state, from the Kansas to the Texas state lines, Route 66 takes in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Elk City - abundant with Mother Road attractions, from diners to museums, antique stores to quirky shops of all kinds.

    It is safe to say that Oklahoma is a destination offering visitors vibrant culture, colourful history and a great feeling of the Old West.

     

    Airports in Oklahoma

    Will Rogers World Airport (OKC)

    OVERVIEW
    Visitors to the home of cowboys and Stetsons generally fly in to Will Rogers World Airport, which is a short drive from downtown Oklahoma City. Will Rogers World Airport is the busiest airport in Oklahoma and serves over three million passengers each year.

    Booking flights to Will Rogers World Airport is relatively easy as most popular airlines within the United States offer fights or flight connections to Oklahoma City. The airport is fortuitously named after a popular local comedian and cowboy - perhaps this is why most passengers using the airport leave smiling

    LOCATION
    The airport is located five miles (8km) southwest of Oklahoma City, on Terminal Drive

    GETTING TO THE CITY
    There is no public transport at the airport. The private Jefferson Bus Company provides daily scheduled intercity service to Lawton, Chickasha, Wichita Falls, and Fort Worth. Shuttle service is offered by several hotels, but reservations must be made in advance. Taxis, private van shuttles and rental cars are also available.

    TIME
    GMT -6 (GMT -5 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

    Tulsa International Airport (TUL)

    LOCATION
    The airport is located five miles (8km) from Tulsa.

    GETTING TO THE CITY
    Tulsa Transit Route 203 provides bus service from the airport to downtown Tulsa, departing roughly every hour between 7.50am and 7.19pm on weekdays, and between 7.20am and 6.30pm on Saturdays. Taxis, shuttles and rental cars are also available.

    TIME
    GMT -6 (GMT -5 from March to November).

  • Itinerary 

    Tulsa OK (2 nights)

    Oklahoma City, OK (2 nights)

    Ponca City, OK (1 night)

    Bartlesville, OK (1 night)

Oklahoma Guide

RE-LIVE COWBOY + NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY

Oklahoma is a state of indeterminate location and character. While it may lack may not boast the rugged canyons and pastel skies of New Mexico or Arizona, but the Sooner State’s identity is equally distinctive and very much a legacy of the Old West. Today Oklahoma has the second largest Indian population in the United States, and its also has a strong African-American heritage is also strong. Both of these populations provide visitors with rich historic, cultural history and artistic experiences.

Encounters such as powwows, craft festivals and traditional storytelling all signify theat great cultural history which Oklahoma offers its visitors heritage. Events also pay homage to the cowboys of history, with more than 100 rodeos taking place in Oklahoma each year. in which Modern-day cowboys compete in calf-roping, steer-wrestling and bull-riding events.

ENJOY THE GREAT OUTDOORS

The flat, fertile land of the central region is only one part of Oklahoma's diverse terrain. In the east, the prairies give way to rugged mountains and dense forests. This region, today a favourite of rappellers, hikers and equestrians, was once a favourite of outlaws as well. Robbers Cave State Park served as a hideout for such notorious fugitives as Jesse James and Belle Starr. The Broken Bow area is also popular with lovers of the outdoors. Its fly-fishing and boating opportunities also make it a top holiday spot. In the north, the grasslands shift again into one of Oklahoma's most intriguing natural wonders, the Great Salt Plains, literally an 8,690-acre sea of salt, and in the west lie the Beaver Dunes, where adventurous visitors can rev up dune buggies or ARVs and race down sandy slopes

ABSORB CITY LIFE; FOLLOW LEGENDARY ROUTE 66 + THE OIL PROSPECTORS

While Oklahoma as a whole tends to be conservative and inspires nostalgia for a slower pace and simpler life, sophistication is not precluded. The vision and sensitivity with which the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum were established, in honour of those who died in the 1995 bombing, attest to this. The city’s National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum is truly world class, and downtown its Bricktown entertainment district and inspiring botanical gardens complete an intriguing picture. So do the state's well-preserved architectural gems, remnants of the Oklahoma oil boom of the 1920s and 1930s. Visitors in search of travel kitsch will find landmarks in roadside architecture, including the Blue Whale and Totem Pole Park.

Carving a vibrant path through the state, from the Kansas to the Texas state lines, Route 66 takes in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Elk City - abundant with Mother Road attractions, from diners to museums, antique stores to quirky shops of all kinds.

It is safe to say that Oklahoma is a destination offering visitors vibrant culture, colourful history and a great feeling of the Old West.

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