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Is Oklahoma City your next dreamy getaway? Check these spots out

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Oklahoma City is the capital of the state of Oklahoma where visitors will be able to learn more about the Western Period when cowboys became prevalent. The city houses The National Cowboy and Western Museum both of which feature informative and engaging exhibits.

In Oklahoma City you will find some beautiful attractions that you just cannot miss! Places like Museum Of Osteology, National Cowboy And Western Heritage Museum and many more. Continue reading to know more.

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1. Museum Of Osteology

Those who are interested in fossils should check out the Museum of Osteology which houses a lot of bones!. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Wikimedia Image) Those who are interested in fossils should check out the Museum of Osteology which houses a lot of bones!.

Museum of Osteology, located in Oklahoma City, is a haven for fossil and archaeology enthusiasts! The museum boasts over 350 completed skeletons of different animals from all over the world. Visitors who are interested in fossils would love the museum for is known for being devoted to the study of bones and skeletons and providing an engaging exhibits that celebrates the beauty of vertebrates.

2. National Cowboy And Western Heritage Museum

Explore the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum for American West history and culture. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Staticflickr Image) Explore the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum for American West history and culture.

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is a museum for the preservation and exhibition of western arts and artifacts. Founded in 1955, the museum has a collection of 28000 western and American Indian artworks and relics. The largest collection of pictures, trophies and equipment used by the American rodeos are at the museum. Museum also sponsors research and education programs on American Western culture.

3. Bet On The Stakes At Remington Park

Enjoy the electrifying thrills of Horseracing and casino games at Remington Park. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Wikimedia Image) Enjoy the electrifying thrills of Horseracing and casino games at Remington Park.

Built in 1988, Remington Park is a Horseracing track and a casino in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The various horseracing seasons featured at Remington Park are America Quarter Horse, Appaloosa and Thoroughbred Season. It is complete entertainment with the thrill of racing, casino and betting with the best food.

4. Oklahoma City National Memorial

Pay homage to the victims of Oklahoma bombings at Oklahoma City National Museum. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Sassy1902 Getty Image) Pay homage to the victims of Oklahoma bombings at Oklahoma City National Museum.

The Oklahoma City National Memorial was built to honor the victims, survivors, rescuers and people of Oklahoma who were affected by the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on 19th April 1995. President Bill Clinton authorized it as a national memorial on October 9, 1997. The 3.3-acre outdoor memorial has several monuments and landscaped green areas for visitors to spend time.

5. 45Th Infantry Division Museum

Oklahoma City was home to one of the first National Guard units to be activated during WWII. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Staticflickr Image) Oklahoma City was home to one of the first National Guard units to be activated during WWII.

During World War II, the 45th Infantry was one of the first National Guard units to be activated. They were stationed from the French coastlines to Berlin, freeing Dachau along the way. They then fought in the atrocious Korean War. The 45th Infantry Museum acknowledges the service of all citizens of Oklahoma not only those who served in the 45th infantry. Today, the museum houses an incredible collection of military relics.

6. Oklahoma State Capitol

Oklahoma State Capitol serves as the house of government for Oklahoma state. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Traveler1116 Getty Image) Oklahoma State Capitol serves as the house of government for Oklahoma state.

Built between 1914 and 1917, this state capitol complex uses white limestone and Oklahoma pink granite in its construction. It is notable for being the only US state capitol complex with active oil rigs. The building also houses a cafeteria and a museum.

7. Bricktown

Visit Oklahoma City's Bricktown entertainment district, which was once a warehouse district. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Sean Pavone Getty Image) Visit Oklahoma City's Bricktown entertainment district, which was once a warehouse district.

The look of this place is industrial and chic. Known for its vibrant entertainment, the area has pubs, piano lounges, and trendy wine bars housed in repurposed factory spaces. Clothing, home decor, and premium food products such as gourmet condiments and artisan chocolate are sold in an eclectic mix of stores.

8. Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark

Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark is Oklahoma's most popular stadium. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (DenisTangneyJr Getty Image) Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark is Oklahoma's most popular stadium.

First opened in 1998, this open air stadium houses wonderful seats and offers great viewing areas. It also serves as home to the renowned baseball team, Oklahoma City Dodgers. Apart from hosting the season's baseball games, it also hosts the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Tournament.

9. Science Museum Oklahoma

A center of the tales on science and discoveries : Science Museum of Oklahoma. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (RaksyBH Getty Image) A center of the tales on science and discoveries : Science Museum of Oklahoma.

The science museum of Oklahoma is a popular destination for locals as well as tourists to explore science and discoveries with fun. The planetarium at the museum helps visitors to go on a journey to space and watch the original images and videos from NASA. Several workshops for children are held throughout the year in the museum.

10. Oklahoma City Zoo And Botanical Garden

Explore the different species of animals in Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Okcadventure Image) Explore the different species of animals in Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden.

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden are a zoo and botanical garden spread over 119 acres in Oklahoma City. The zoo with 1900 animals and is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the American Alliance of Museums. The zoo is green with a number of trees making it beautiful to visit.

11. Frontier City

Experience the thrill and fun at Frontier City. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Wikimedia Image) Experience the thrill and fun at Frontier City.

If you are in Oklahoma City do not miss the thrills of rides and fun. Whether you are 6 or 60, you are going to love the rides, the roller coasters or shows and entertainments. Frontier City is a theme park that opened in 1958 in 40 acres of area. Amongst the 6 Flag Parks, Frontier City is the second oldest park.

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