If you think spur-booted buckaroos are from a bygone era, think again. In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, cowboy culture is very much alive. "The Big Friendly" has a bounty of attractions for riders, ranchers, and fans of the Wild Wild West, including the Lazy E Arena and National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Buckle your belt and book a hotel in OKC!
Rodeo shows at the Lazy E Arena—located at 9600 Lazy E Dr., Guthrie—combine Western entertainment with a contemporary twist. Book hotels near Lazy E Arena and head to the arena to watch one of the 25 championship events held here each year. Rodeo shows take place in the enormous main arena and feature cowboys, horses, and live music; expect thigh-slapping, hand-clapping fun for the whole family. The Timed Event Championship—which takes place every spring—sees the world's top 20 PRCA cowboys competing for the world championship title.
Want to discover more about cowboy culture? Hold your horses! The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum—which houses 28,000 Western and Native American artifacts—is close to Oklahoma City hotels; guests can explore the history of the West through the eyes of an American cowboy. The End of the Trail statue is one of the most famous exhibits; sculpted by James Earle Fraser, the monument depicts a Native American warrior slumped over on his horse. The piece—added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980—is a powerful reminder of life on the American frontier in the 1800s.
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