Welcome to Oklahoma City, the horse show capital of the world that's kicked off the dust and emerged as the most fascinating metropolis in the Great Plains. From the rowdy atmosphere at Thunder basketball games to the intriguing exhibits at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, a certain energy and culture fill this city. As soon as you step downtown you'll feel it, and be swept off your feet.
You're guaranteed to have good time in Oklahoma City, regardless of your tastes. You can ride nail-biting roller coasters at Frontier City, check out animal skulls at the Museum of Osteology, bet on horses at the Remington Park Racing Casino, or sip on cocktails poolside at one of the best hotels in Oklahoma City.
If you're looking to dive into local culture, you'll have no trouble finding attractions, as the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, American Banjo Museum, Oklahoma Railway Museum, and Oklahoma History Center all detail various parts of the region's story.
Hotels in downtown Oklahoma City will put you close to dining and nightlife. From the fresh seafood at Deep Fork Grille to the chicken and waffle sandwiches at The Drum Room, Oklahoma City clearly has a delicious side. Cattlemen's Steakhouse in Stockyard City is the best place for a steak and is located near many historic hotels in Oklahoma City. For a lighter option, the Asian District is full of great sushi joints and pho kitchens. Bricktown--the old warehouse district--boasts a collection of restaurants, bars, and clubs, making it the spot to wine, dine, and party.
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