Oklahoma City

OKC Streetcar – Coloring A New Downtown

When we really think about it, Oklahoma City and Kansas City have a lot in common. Both are located in the heart of the country and filled with welcoming residents. They are located on the I-35 corridor, which bisects our nation. They are both transportation hubs and share a history associated with the cattle industry. Something else that these two cities have in common is their new streetcars. Kansas City launched its RideKC operations in the spring of 2016, and Oklahoma City followed within a couple of years. A visit in the summer of 2019 showed us how the OKC Streetcar is coloring [...]

7 Reasons To Chow Down At Bedlam Bar-B-Q

By now, we are sure that you all know we love barbecue. Being from the Midwest, we have sauce coursing through our veins. Traveling across the continent has given us opportunities to sample this smoky cuisine in some unexpected locations. A visit to Oklahoma City would not be considered an unusual destination for 'Cue. When it was time to narrow down our restaurant choice to just one, well that is when it got tough. After doing a lot of research, we identified 7 reasons to chow down at Bedlam Bar-B-Q. With a long morning, filled with exploring the Oklahoma History Center, we were [...]

By |2022-10-06T13:30:07-06:00December 11th, 2019|Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Route 66 Oklahoma, Southwest|0 Comments

Touching The Past – Oklahoma History Center

The idea of containing all of the history of a state in one location would be futile. Each one would be overflowing with a wealth of artifacts and information, that just couldn't be gathered in one place. Of course, many of the state museums do a fantastic job at detailing a wide variety of the history, which allows visitors to get a taste for how the region has developed over time. When we planned our visit to the Oklahoma History Center, we were hoping to find out more about our neighbor state to the south. We just didn't realize how much we would [...]

Bringing Brunch To Downtown Oklahoma City – Kitchen 324

You may have noticed that we have a thing for downtown areas of destinations we visit. Over the past few years, we are seeing more and more cities experiencing a revitalization of their urban regions. This return to the core has sparked the opening of some unique attractions, shops, and lodging options. Of course, when you create reasons for people to visit, you will need to be able to feed them. During a summer visit, we found that Kitchen 324 is bringing brunch to downtown Oklahoma City. We want to thank Visit OKC and Kitchen 324 for their hospitality. Rest assured all opinions [...]

By |2022-10-06T13:30:08-06:00November 27th, 2019|Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Route 66 Oklahoma, Southwest|0 Comments

Picking And Grinning At The American Banjo Museum

While the banjo did not get its start in America, it has certainly found a way into the culture of American music. I have had a fascination with this unique sounding instrument for many years. When our travels brought us back to Oklahoma City, it offered an opportunity I would not pass up a second time. Ever since my youth, I have watched banjo players picking and grinning, while evoking melodious tunes. A visit to the American Banjo Museum would offer a peek inside the history of this mysterious musical instrument. We want to thank Visit OKC and the American Banjo Museum for [...]

By |2022-10-06T13:30:08-06:00November 20th, 2019|Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Route 66 Oklahoma, Southwest|8 Comments

Rocking The Classics At S&B’s Burger Joint

It's hard to beat a good burger for lunch. Wherever we travel, we always look to add at least one good burger joint to our itinerary. It never ceases to amaze us with the unique ways that eateries find to dress up this handheld staple. During a return visit to Oklahoma City, we had a chance to dine at S&B's Burger Joint. On this particular day, we were joined by Tabbi & Meg, from the Visit OKC tourism bureau. We love getting to spend time with our hosts, as we learn so much information about the city we are visiting. On this particular [...]

By |2022-10-06T13:30:09-06:00November 13th, 2019|Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Route 66 Oklahoma, Southwest|2 Comments

An OKC First – Colcord Hotel OKC

Oklahoma City holds so many great opportunities for couples and families. With tons of attractions, hundreds of dining options, and welcoming residents, this city is just begging for a visit. On this trip, we only had 24 hours in OKC, so we needed to stay close to the action. The Colcord Hotel OKC was the perfect home base for our 24 hours of exploration, as well as an OKC first for us. With so much history and loads of style, we couldn't wait to get our historic start going. We want to thank Visit OKC and Colcord Hotel for their hospitality. Rest assured [...]

12 Top Experiences In Oklahoma City

When you hear the name Oklahoma, many people immediately think of the namesake musical. While farming and ranching still exists in much of the state, Oklahoma City has grown into a thriving metropolis. Our three day visit was chocked full of fun attractions, delicious dining, and unique shopping districts. This overview article highlights some of the top spots to visit throughout the metro. Just be prepared to run into lots of locals, since most of these spots are local favorites. We want to thank the Visit Oklahoma City and the local businesses for their hospitality. Rest assured that all opinions are our own. Rushing in to [...]

By |2022-10-06T13:30:10-06:00November 28th, 2018|Guides, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Route 66, Route 66 Oklahoma|0 Comments

Survivor’s Spirit – Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

Every city and town we visit has a variety of stories to tell. These range from entertaining to amusing and at times horrific. We had no idea what to expect when we visited the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. Most everyone is aware of the bombing that took place on April 19, 1995, and there have been an untold number of articles written about the event, the suspects, and the victims. At the time, it was the worst terrorist attack to take place on American soil. We want to thank the Visit Oklahoma City and Oklahoma City National Memorial for their hospitality. Rest assured that all [...]

By |2022-10-06T13:30:11-06:00November 21st, 2018|Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Route 66 Oklahoma|8 Comments

Local Flavor At Tucker’s Onion Burgers

When we visit a new destination, we try to mix plenty of cuisine choices in our meal plans. One choice we almost always slip in is a burger joint. Tucker's Onion Burgers had such an interesting backstory that it just had to be included. Our friendly followers in Oklahoma confirmed that an onion burger was a "must try" during our visit to Oklahoma City. We want to thank the Visit Oklahoma City and Tucker's Onion Burgers for their hospitality. Rest assured that all opinions are our own. Long History at Tucker's Onion Burgers To understand the history of onion burgers, you have to travel back to [...]

By |2022-10-06T13:30:11-06:00November 14th, 2018|Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Route 66 Oklahoma|2 Comments
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