Tulsa Offers Something for Everyone
Whether you’re looking for arts and culture, outdoor activities, family fun or shopping options, Tulsa offers something for everyone. Check out the things to see and do in Tulsa.
Philbrook Museum of Art
This art museum is a little gem in Tulsa where you can admire awe-inspiring works of art from Italian Renaissance sculptures and Native American pottery to Japanese paintings and contemporary abstracts. After touring the museum, enjoy a leisurely stroll amid the elegant gardens with beautiful landscapes, wrought iron features, scenic bridges and pathways. Have lunch or dinner in the lovely restaurant.
Check out the world’s largest collection of American Western art. See striking landscapes of the Old West and Native American artwork as well as artifacts, historical documents and maps. Outside the museum, tour the gardens that are sectioned off in various themes such as the Pioneer, Colonial, Victorian and Rock gardens. The museum also features a restaurant that offers a beautiful view of the Osage Hills.
Take the whole family for a day out at one of America’s most popular zoos. At the Tulsa Zoo, you can see more than 1,500 animals living in environments recreated to match their natural habitats. Experience the tropical rainforest and its exotic animals and birds. Enjoy an African safari and see lions, cheetahs and giraffes. Also check out the museum where you can walk through a cave, experience a simulated earthquake and see sharks swimming in a giant aquarium.
A visit to Tulsa would not be complete without spending time in its charming outdoor mall, Utica Square. You just might find a bargain or two here among the various shops selling a wide range of goods from fashion to sporting goods to flowers and home furnishings. You can also have dinner in one of the many fine restaurants located here.
You are sure to find something exciting going on at this 18,000 seat arena whether it be a concert, festival, circus or sporting event such as horse racing or a game of basketball, football, soccer or ice hockey. You will also find that the center is conveniently located to many hotel accommodations.
Looking for a place to kick back and relax or just enjoy nature? The River Parks offers a ten mile network of walking and biking trails along the Arkansas River. Encounter lovely gardens, playgrounds, golf courses, cascading fountains and sculptures as well as places to roller blade, skateboard and picnic.
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
If you want to see a concert, ballet, opera, musical or theatrical play, the Tulsa Performing Arts Center features five different theaters where you are sure to find great live entertainment.
Tulsa Air and Space Museum
Learn about Tulsa’s aviation history through exciting interactive exhibits. Be awestruck at the collection of air craft and space craft such as the F-14 Tomcat. Experience the wind tunnel and flight simulation. See amazing shows about space and the solar system in the planetarium.
When to Visit Tulsa
Because Tulsa experiences frequent severe weather and occasional tornadoes in the spring, you might want to consider travel in the summer and autumn months.
Ready to experience Tulsa? Check out the current online travel deals and begin making reservations for a fun-filled vacation.