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Published by Sherry Sartin, 2016-05-19 11:19:08

Tulsa Visitors Guide 2013

Tourism Guide

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Letter from the Mayor VISITTULSA
Williams Center, Tower I
W hether you head north, south, 1 West Third Street, Suite 100
east, or west, there is something 800.558.3311
for everyone in our city. You can enjoy 918.592.6244 (F)
great restaurants, shopping, museums and VisitTulsa.com
entertainment, no matter where you turn.
Visitor information also available at:
Tulsa is the cosmopolitan city of the Cherokee Nation Welcome Center
Midwest and home to a world-class ballet I-44 and 161st East Avenue, Catoosa, OK
and opera, as well as the Gilcrease and
Philbrook Museums, where displays of Western Art or Italian Renaissance Senior Vice President, VisitTulsa and Tulsa Sports
will capture your eye. Commission
RAY HOYT
Experience our vibrant downtown by visiting hot spots such as Cain’s
Ballroom, Tulsa Performing Arts Center, catching a ball game at the new Photography
ONEOK Field, or experiencing a live show at one of the top venues in the DON SIBLEY, BRYAN CAMPBELL, BLOYD
nation, the BOK Center. CREATIVE

Tulsans also enjoy the much-traveled paths along our famed River Parks, Editor
which covers miles of beautiful trails winding along the edge of the Arkansas ZACH FORT
River. If you enjoy outdoor activities, remember to visit “America’s Favorite
Zoo.” This city-owned gem at Mohawk Park is truly a memorable experience Cover
for the whole family. BRYAN CAMPBELL

You will not have to look far to nd great restaurants and live VisitTulsa is dedicated to promoting the Tulsa
entertainment all over our city. But by far, Tulsa’s greatest assets are the region as a convention and tourist destination.
talent of our people, a low cost of living, quality of life de ned by the city’s This guide is an of cial publication of VisitTulsa, a
beauty, thriving arts and sports venues, and our abundant natural resources. program of the Tulsa Regional Chamber.

Most of all, you will nd that Tulsa is a friendly community and a great A special publication produced in cooperation with:
place to call home. I hope you enjoy your stay in Tulsa and visit us again very
soon. You can always nd out more about Tulsa by visiting our website at: GREEN COUNTRY MARKETING ASSOCIATION
www.CityOfTulsa.org. 2825 East Skelly Drive, #826
Tulsa, OK 74105
Best Regards, 800.922.2118
918.744.0588
Dewey F. Bartlett, Jr. 918.744.0580 (F)
Mayor, City of Tulsa [email protected]

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BOK CENTER©COPYRIGHT 2009 WALT BEAZLEY Table of Contents
UNIVERSITY OF TULSA
6 Experience Tulsa

7 On The Cover

8 Festivals and Events

10 Downtown Tulsa

12 Downtown Map

13 Entertainment Districts

16 Shopping

17 Public Art

19 Equestrian Events

20 Sports

22 Gaming

23 Golf

24 Tulsa Map

26 Green Country

33 Attractions

38 Performing Arts

39 River Parks

40 Accommodations

ACCESSIBLE FACILITY
If multi-level, facility has an elevator or
non-slip, gently sloping ramps that reach
each level. Clear signage directs visitors
to elevators, ramps, restrooms and
accessible entrances and exits.
ASL STAFF
At least one staff member is uent in
American Sign Language.
BRAILLE SIGNAGE
Restroom signs and elevators are
equipped with Braille symbols.
Questions about accessibility?
Call the City of Tulsa’s Department
of Human Rights, 918.596.7818.

Tulsa Visitor’s Guide — 2013 5

Experience

Tulsa

A city full of cultural diversity, artistic DOWNTOWN
elegance and vibrant venues continues
to surprise visitors with its charm,
friendliness and one-of-a-kind relaxed
cosmopolitan vibe.

Tulsa boasts an eclectic mix Premiere attractions like the Tulsa All this awaits your Tulsa visit,
known nowhere else, one of big Zoo, the Oklahoma Aquarium, and and at affordable prices. In 2012,
city extravagance and small town the Tulsa Air & Space Museum and Livability.com ranked Tulsa among
charm. Cosmopolitan arts like the Planetarium are a destination for all the top 10 most affordable vacation
Tulsa Ballet, Tulsa Opera, Tulsa ages with interesting creatures and destinations.
Performing Arts Center and Tulsa learning experiences sure to excite
Symphony Orchestra collide with and educate young and old alike. Plus, should you choose to make
the classic cowboy charisma found your stay permanent you’ll be in
in the infamous Cain’s Ballroom, the Residents and visitors both good company. Tulsa has been
historical Gilcrease Museum, and appreciate the unique shopping named “most livable city in America”
world-renowned horse shows. districts like Utica Square; festivals by RelocateAmerica, at number 1;
like Mayfest and Oktoberfest; ne and Forbes, at number 5. Tulsa was
Unexpected treasures are found dining; gaming, and horse racing. the only American city to rank in the
at every corner. State-of-the-art The outdoor trails of the River Parks top ve of both surveys.
facilities like the BOK Center and or Turkey Mountain offer the perfect
ONEOK Field stand side-by-side terrain for hiking, biking or running, In the following pages you’ll
with rejuvenated high-rise buildings while the Blue Dome, Brookside nd more detailed information on
built during the height of Tulsa’s oil and Brady Arts Districts supply an Tulsa’s attractions, neighborhoods,
boom era. Downtown Tulsa’s skyline exciting nightlife. recreation, surrounding destinations,
of architectural gems makes up shopping, nightlife, restaurants and
the third highest concentration of Just about everywhere you turn so much more. On the off chance
art deco-style architecture in the in this dynamic city, you’ll nd a you don’t nd what you’re looking
country. renaissance spirit — to renovate, for in these pages, go to VisitTulsa.
reinvent, revitalize and restore. com or call 918.585.1201 for more
Newness and change are ongoing, information.
but the city respects and holds dear
its historic landmarks.

6 Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013

On The Cover Named for famous Oklahoma singer
and songwriter Woody Guthrie, Guthrie
Guthrie Green, Green features outdoor music and lms
an Urban Oasis by night, while providing a peaceful
escape and family activities for day-time
Tulsans don’t call their city “boomtown” for nothing. visitors. The park is situated in Tulsa’s
A quick walk through the streets of downtown offers Brady Arts District, lined by the city
a glimpse of a city revitalizing its roots with growth block of Brady and Cameron streets
and redevelopment. Amidst this renaissance sits and Boston and Cincinnati avenues. In
Guthrie Green, an urban garden and performance addition to the performance stage and
space which opened in September of 2012, bringing large fountain, tree lined paths, shaded
the latest boom to downtown Tulsa’s landscape. structures, and a large lawn make this an
urban green space unlike any other.

Guthrie Green is part of a larger
renaissance in the Brady Arts District.
Just across the street from the park
visitors will nd the Zarrow Center
for Arts and Education, as well as a
number of other art galleries due for
completion throughout 2013 including
Philbrook Museum of Art’s Eugene B.
Adkins Collection and Study Center,
the George R. Kravis II Contemporary
Design Collection; and the Woody Guthrie
Center, the new permanent home of the
Woody Guthrie Archives.

GuthrieGreen.com

GUTHRIE GREEN

©2012 MICHAEL ERVIN

Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013 7

Tulsa 7-10 – GREATER TULSA HOME AND
GARDEN SHOW
Festivals and Events Expo Square, QuikTrip Ctr.
TulsaHBA.com
January 14 – TULSA CAMERATA 918.744.1113
“TRANSFIGURED LOVE”
8-12 – CHILI BOWL NATIONALS Philbrook Museum of Art 13-16 – CONFERENCE USA
Expo Square TulsaCamerata.org BASKETBALL
ChiliBowl.com 918.749.7941 BOK Ctr. and Tulsa Convention Ctr.
918.838.3777 BOKCenter.com,
15-17 – GREEN COUNTRY’S TulsaConvention.com
MIDSOUTH HUNTING, FISHING & 918.894.4200, 918.894.4350
TACKLE SHOW
SpiritBank Event Ctr.
SpiritBankEventCenter.com
918.369.9360

11-13 – TULSA REMODEL AND 15-17– VINTAGE SHOW 15-17 – AKC NATIONAL AGILITY
LANDSCAPE SHOW Expo Square, Exchange Ctr. CHAMPIONSHIP
Tulsa Convention Ctr. VintageTulsaShow.com Expo Square
TulsaConvention.com 918.619.2875 AKC.org
918.894.4350 918.744.1113
17-19 – DARRYL STARBIRD’S
20 – MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. NATIONAL ROD AND CUSTOM CAR 16-17 – R.K. GUN SHOW
PARADE SHOW Expo Square, Exchange Ctr.
Pine St. & Cincinnati Ave. Expo Square RKShows.com
918.492.9495 DarrylStarbird.com 918.744.1113
918.744.1113
25-27 – GREEN COUNTRY HOME 21-23 – THE TULSA WORKSHOP
AND GARDEN SHOW 22-24 – BASSMASTER CLASSIC Expo Square
Expo Square, Exchange Ctr. BOK Ctr., Grand Lake TulsaWorkshop.org
ExpoSquare.com TulsaSports.org/Bassmaster 918.744.1113
918.493.8531
© B.A.S.S. / SEIGO SAITO April
26-27 – R.K. GUN SHOW
Expo Square, Central Park Hall March 6-7 – WANENMACHER’S TULSA
RKShows.com ARMS SHOW
918.744.1113 FEB. 28 – MAR. 3 – AKDAR SHRINE Expo Square
CIRCUS TulsaArmsShow.com
February Expo Square, Pavilion 918.744.1113
AkdarShrine.org
JAN. 28 - FEB. 3 – TULSA BOAT, 918.376.6000 6-7 – THE TULSA WEDDING SHOW
SPORT AND TRAVEL SHOW Expo Square, Central Park Hall
Expo Square 3-9 – JUST BETWEEN FRIENDS TheTulsaWeddingShow.com
TulsaBoatShow.com Expo Square, Exchange Ctr. 918.744.1113
918.744.1113 JBFSale.com/Tulsa
918.744.1113 May
12 – MARDI GRAS PARADE
Downtown, Blue Dome District 3-4 - PHILBROOK GARDEN PARTY
918.582.2035 Philbrook Museum of Art
Philbrook.org
918.749.7941

8 Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013

5 - CINCO DE MAYO FESTIVAL 12-14 – AN AFFAIR OF THE HEART 16-20 – OKTOBERFEST
Downtown, Blue Dome and Deco OF TULSA River West Festival Park
Districts Expo Square TulsaOktoberfest.org
TulsaDowntown.org HeartOfTulsa.com 918.596.2007
918-744-1113
16-19 – TULSA INTERNATIONAL November
MAYFEST 27-28 – R.K. GUN SHOW
Downtown Expo Square, Exchange Ctr. 9-10 – WANENMACHER’S TULSA
TulsaMayFest.org RKShows.com ARMS SHOW
918.582.6435 918.744.1113 Expo Square
TulsaArmsShow.com
25-26 – R.K. GUN SHOW August 918.744.1113
Expo Square, Exchange Ctr.
RKShows.com 24 – OKLAHOMA CHAMPIONSHIP 22-23 – RT 66 MARATHON EXPO
918.744.1113 STEAK COOK-OFF Tulsa Convention Ctr.
Downtown TulsaConvention.com
June OKStateCookOff.com 918.894.4350
918.582.4128
6 – BROOKSIDE RUMBLE & ROLL 22-24 – AN AFFAIR OF THE HEART
Brookside District 24 – BLUE ROSE RIVERFEST OF TULSA
RumbleandRoll.com Tulsa River Parks Expo Square
BlueRoseRiverfest.com HeartOfTulsa.com
7-8 – HUNGRY FOR THE BLUES 918.744.1113
Mohawk Park September
CSAudio.com/HFB December
918.378.0567 6-8 – TULSA HOME AND FAMILY
EXPO NOV 21-JAN 1, 2014 – WINTERFEST
7-9 – SAINT FRANCIS TULSA Expo Square Outside BOK Ctr., Third St.
TOUGH RIDE AND RACE TulsaHomeShow.com TulsaWinterFest.com
Various locations in Downtown/ 918.744.1113 918.894.4200
Riverside
TulsaTough.com 20-22 – SCOTFEST
918.585.1201 River West Festival Park
TulsaScottishGames.org
7-9 – LEAKE COLLECTOR CAR
SHOW AND AUCTION 21 – CORN DOG CLASSIC 5K TBD - TULSA HOLIDAY PARADE OF
Expo Square Expo Square LIGHTS
LeakeCar.com TulsaStateFair.com/CornDogClassic5k Downtown Tulsa
918.744.1113 918.744.1113 TulsaDowntown.org

12-17 – MID AMERICA FORD TEAM 28-29 – OKLAHOMA STATE SUGAR For a complete, up-to-date list,
SHELBY NATIONALS ARTS SHOW visit: VisitTulsa.com
MidAmericaFordMeet.com Expo Square
405.620.6189 918.744.1113

July October

4 – TULSA FREEDOMFEST SEPT. 26 - OCT. 6 – TULSA STATE
RiverWest Festival Park FAIR
RiverParks.org Expo Square
918.596.2001 TulsaStateFair.com
918.744.1113

Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013 9

Downtown

The Experience

ONEOK FIELD

Visitors and residents alike can tell TULSA CONVENTION CENTER
you that Tulsa’s interesting and
unexpected charm can’t be found
anywhere else. The unique
marriage of Tulsa’s historic Native
American roots and oil boom
heritage create a city rich in arts,
culture and entertainment.

While the entire metro re ects is perfect for a Friday night baseball 2009, the Crystal Ballroom, restored
a broad scope of styles and game, complete with a reworks in every way to its 1925 appearance,
vibes, downtown is a stand-alone display over a beautiful backdrop of is truly an art deco renovation project
experience. A new arena; baseball downtown Tulsa. to behold. Another member of the
stadium; renovated hotels; restored National Register of Historic Places,
attractions; and numerous venues, After the game, check out one of the Atlas Life Building, was renovated
nightlife and entertainment options downtown’s thriving entertainment into a Marriott hotel property with
create a one-spot stop for friends districts boasting one-of-a-kind care given to maintaining a piece of
and family looking for fun. music venues, restaurants, art Tulsa’s history.
galleries and night life. For a full
Downtown’s anchors – the BOK listing, check out the entertainment A visit to Tulsa’s downtown will
Center and ONEOK Field, re ect districts section on page 12. display the community’s unique
just a portion of the nearly $1 billion ability to integrate its deep respect
invested in the area. The 18,500-seat Downtown is also home to one for the past into a renaissance of
BOK Center (pronounced B-O-K, for of the nest collections of art deco modern times, developing the deep
Bank of Oklahoma) attracts premier architecture nation-wide, ranking roots of eras gone by into a new,
entertainers regularly performing to with cities like Miami and Chicago. exciting future.
sold-out crowds. The meticulously restored Mayo
Hotel, a 1920s legend, was once TulsaDowntown.org
ONEOK (pronounced one-oak) the state’s tallest building and a
Field is home to the Tulsa Drillers, a destination for stars and celebrities.
minor league baseball team af liated Today, the Mayo lives again as luxury
with the Colorado Rockies. The eld lofts and hotel rooms. Reopened in

10 Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013

52 Things To Do Downtown

WHERE TO EAT: Get a tee at BoomTownTees - 114 S. Elgin St.
The Chalkboard Restaurant in the Hotel Ambassador - Out t your garden at Garden Deva - 317 S. Trenton Ave.
Ice skate at Winterfest - (Nov.-Dec.) in front of BOK Center
1324 S. Main Attend a Broadway show at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center - 110 E.
Grab a burger at JJ’s Gourmet Burgers - 647 S. Peoria
Second St.
Ave. Catch yellow fever with the Tulsa Shock WNBA team - BOK Center -
Drink a beer and have sweet potato fries at McNellie’s -
200 S. Denver
409 E. First St. Have a beer at Arnie’s - 318 E. Second St.
Enjoy a wet burrito at El Guapos - 332 E. First St. Watch the Drillers play ball at ONEOK Field - 201 N. Elgin Ave.
Have puffy tacos at Elote - 514 S. Boston Ave. Catch a headlining performer at BOK Center - 200 S. Denver
Lunch on the patio at Boulder Grill - 17 W. Seventh St. Workout at the new YMCA in The Mayo Building - 418 S. Main
Hear a day of jazz at Jazzfest - Second St. and Greenwood Ave.
(inside the Holiday Inn Tulsa City Center) Attend a concert at the historic Cain’s Ballroom - 423 N. Main
Breakfast (the cinnamon roll) at Dilly Deli - 402 E. Attend an event at the Brady Theater - 105 W. Brady St.
Test your knowledge at Joe Momma’s Pizza Trivia Night on Thursday
Second St.
Drinks at The Tavern on Brady - 5 E. Brady St. nights - 112 S. Elgin Ave.
Dinner at Trula’s (Inside The Mayo Hotel) - 115 W. Fifth St. Have a green beer at the St. Patrick’s Day Festival
Breakfast at Atlas Grill - Inside the Atlas Life Building - Get new gear at Lee’s Bicycles - 420 E. Second St.
Have a lunch meeting at the Tulsa Press Club - 415 S. Boston Ave. (in
415 S. Boston
Wine and pasta at Ti Amo’s - 219 S. Cheyenne Ave. the Atlas Life Building)
Grab a morning cup of Joe at Topeca - 100 E. Second St. Dance at Enso - 222 E. First St.

(inside Hyatt Regency) In Downtown Tulsa Since 1916 Indian Art
Chicken sandwich and fries at Billy’s on the Square - Turquoise Jewelry
111 S. Detroit Ave. T-Shirts • Moccasins
424 S. Main 918.582.6372
Sample ne chocolates at Glacier Confection - 15 E. Mon-Fri: 10 AM-5:30 PM Pottery • Beads
Sat: 10 AM-4:30 PM Craft Supplies
Brady St.
THINGS TO SEE: Now located in the Pendelton Blankets
Creek Council Oak Tree - 1705 S. Cheyenne Ave. Blue Dome District Tulsa Souvenirs
Boston Avenue Methodist Church - 1301 S. Boston
Tulsa Fire Alarm Building - 1010 E. Eighth St. Oklahoma Souvenirs
The Mayo Hotel - 115 W. Fifth St.
Center of the Universe - 20 E. Archer St.
Street performers on Main Street
TYPros Sculpture - 600 S. Main
McBirney Mansion - 1414 S. Galveston Ave.
Route 66 skywalk bridge and Cyrus Avery Centennial

Plaza - Riverside and Southwest Blvd.
Guthrie Green - Brady St. and Boston Ave.
Centennial Park - Sixth St. and Peoria Ave.
Jazz Hall of Fame - 111 E. First St.
John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park - 415 N. Detroit

Ave.
WHAT TO DO:
Explore the history of Black Wall Street – Greenwood

Cultural Center – 322 N. Greenwood Ave.
Coffee at BlueJackalope Grocery and Coffee -

306 S. Phoenix Ave.
Cycle through downtown during Tulsa Tough in June
Run the Tulsa Run in October
Run the Williams Route 66 Half-Marathon and Marathon

in November
Check out local artists/vendors/musicians at Mayfest
Find Tulsa trinkets at Lyon’s Indian Store - 111 S. Detroit

Ave.
Shop unique Tulsa gifts at Dwelling Spaces - 119 S.

Detroit Ave.

Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013 11

BLUE DOME DISTRICT BRADY ARTS DISTRICT VisitTulsa.com ROUTE 66 DISTRICT
BOK CENTER DISTRICT DECO DISTRICT SOBO DISTRICT
GREENWOOD DISTRICT
PEARL DISTRICT

GUTHERIE GREEN

MTTA PEARL
Transit
Station

12 Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013

Entertainment Districts

Supply Plenty of Nightlife

As Tulsa’s bright sun fades in the west, beckoning neon lights
signal an exciting nightlife emerging in the city’s numerous
entertainment districts.

The excitement permeates the Seemingly, as a tribute to Tulsa’s serves as the home court for Tulsa’s
clubs and restaurants in areas such importance in the entertainment newest sports franchise – the WNBA
as the Brady Arts, Brookside, Cherry world, the BOK Center glistens in Tulsa Shock team.
Street and Blue Dome districts, downtown, attracting world-class
known for attracting music scene entertainers from Taylor Swift and Alongside the BOK Center, several
makers and birthing the “Tulsa Carrie Underwood to Journey, Elton downtown Tulsa districts provide an
Sound.” John and Sir Paul McCartney. It also active, trendy nightlife.

BOK CENTER

Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013 13

THE BRADY ARTS DISTRICT The recently completed Guthrie Municipal Auditorium and was listed
There’s plenty happening in this Green brings an urban park to the on the National Register of Historic
historical district known for its funky Brady, with gardens, trails, fountains Places in 1979. Today “the Old Lady
vibe. Located downtown on Brady and an outdoor concert space. Be on Brady” continues to be used
St. and the surrounding blocks sure to visit often for an expanded for a wide variety of concerts and
from Cheyenne to Elgin Ave., the landscape housing any and theatrical productions.
Brady is de nitely booming, with everything the artistic soul
plans under way to create an entire, might desire. Cain’s Ballroom, a historic venue
walkable arts district. A number of called the birthplace of Western
the older buildings are in the process Amidst the many art galleries, Swing and the Carnegie Hall of
of renovation and will open in 2013, shops, restaurants and nightclubs Western Music, is also listed on the
like the Mathews Warehouse, which of the Brady, you’ll nd two historic National Register of Historic Places.
will soon house art collections from entertainment venues, the Brady So much talent has passed through
Philbrook Museum, the University of Theater and Cain’s Ballroom. its doors, from Bob Wills and the
Tulsa, 108 | Contemporary and the Texas Playboys to Hank Williams
Woody Guthrie Archives. The Brady Theater, built between and Patsy Cline. Later, names such
1912 and 1914, was originally as Van Halen, The Police and INXS
designed to serve as the city’s joined the ranks. The grand ballroom
continues to attract concert-goers as
GREENWOOD DISTRICT diverse as the music that draws them
there.

BLUE DOME DISTRICT
The Blue Dome District is another
center for downtown nightlife,
centered at Second St. and Elgin
Ave. and expanding into the
surrounding blocks. Once a 1920s
gas station attracting Route 66
travellers with its art deco blue
dome, this gem now sits at the heart
of numerous pubs, restaurants,
and a vintage bowling alley. Several
festivals take place here including the
Blue Dome Arts Festival, FreeTulsa
Music Festival and St. Patrick’s Day
Festival.

GREENWOOD DISTRICT
Once called “Black Wall Street,”
Tulsa’s historic Greenwood District
boasts the world-class ONEOK
Field, a downtown baseball stadium
and home to the Tulsa Drillers.
The stadium supports further
development with new venues nearing
completion in the surrounding areas.
Artifacts from the historic district’s
past can be found at the Greenwood
Cultural Center, the Mabel B. Little
Heritage Center, John Hope Franklin
Reconciliation Park, and heard at the
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame located
in the Jazz Depot in the city’s core
business district.

14 Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013

CHERRY STREET CAINS BALLROOM
Cherry Street is more than its name BLUE DOME DISTRICT
implies—this colorful seven-block area OKLAHOMA JAZZ HALL OF FAME
of 15th Street between Peoria and
Utica wears many faces. On Saturday
mornings during the growing season,
you’ll nd striped tents brimming with
area growers’ harvest at the Cherry
Street Farmer’s Market. Later in the
day, you’ll love browsing the shops,
bistros and cafes. And in the evening,
you’ll nd restaurants with bars
catering to those seeking a trendy and
upscale nightlife.

BROOKSIDE
Brookside, located just south of
downtown on Peoria Avenue between
33rd and 51st Streets, is another
popular nightlife venue. Here, you’ll

nd dining, dancing and trendy clubs.
This eclectic district boasts sushi bars
near biker bars and indie coffee shops
near martini lounges. At its center is
the upscale international shopping
and dining experience named Center
One.

DECO DISTRICT
Centered among downtown Tulsa’s
beautiful collection of art deco
architecture, this district is home to
some wonderful eateries with outdoor
seating, perfect for a break in your
walking tour of historic buildings
like the Courtyard by Marriott, the
Philtower and the recently revitalized
Mayo Hotel. The Deco District is also
home to numerous festivals, including
Mayfest, an outdoor tribute to arts and
music, scheduled for May 16-19.

PEARL DISTRICT
One of Tulsa’s up-and-coming
districts, the Pearl District, is located
on Sixth Street between Peoria and
Utica, right outside downtown Tulsa.
This corridor between downtown
and the University of Tulsa is quickly
becoming one of the hip new places
to open a business, bar or restaurant.
With a new art bar, Lot No. 6, a great
Farmer’s Market during growing
season, a beautiful park and a number
of plans in the works, the Pearl District
is an ever-growing place to hang out.

Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013 15

Tulsa

Shopping

UTICA SQUARE Tulsa offers many amazing
shopping experiences, depending
on the treasure you’re seeking.

Spend a morning enjoying a river DOWNTOWN TULSA HILLS
view as you stroll among shops and Tulsa’s downtown districts offer West 71st St. and U.S. Hwy 75 S.
eateries. Enjoy the gardens and
relaxed atmosphere at an upscale unique shops and experiences for The city’s largest retail
plaza where an outdoor café is Tulsa visitors. Stroll along the art development since Woodland Hills
a must for lunch. Perhaps your galleries of the Brady Arts District, Mall opened in the 1970s, Tulsa Hills
treasure lies in an offbeat boutique, pick up one-of-kind Tulsa trinkets offers 1.5 million square feet of retail
museum shop, antique store, or at Dwelling Spaces or Lyon’s Indian space. Shopping there is in full swing
mega mall where selection abounds. Store, or purchase a true Okie tee with stores and restaurants such
No matter your preference, they at BoomTownTees in the Blue Dome as Target, Belk, Lowe’s, PetSmart,
await your exploration. District. Marshalls and Chili’s.

BROOKSIDE THE FARM SHOPPING CENTER UTICA SQUARE
33rd to 52nd Streets on South Peoria 51st Street & South Sheridan Rd. 21st St. & S. Utica Ave.
Ave. FarmShoppingCenter.com UticaSquare.com
BrooksideThePlaceToBe.com
A little bit of country in the heart of A Tulsa original, Utica Square
Filled with quaint boutiques, art town, this tree-lined center features a offers a variety of upscale local and
galleries, antique shops and trendy restored rustic barn and boardwalk- national retail shops and restaurants.
restaurants, Brookside is a shopping style walks between shops. More This outdoor shopping center
adventure. Stay for the evening when than 40 national, regional and local features beautiful landscaping, water
it turns into a neon avenue, where retailers plus an assortment of fountains, English telephone booths,
crowds enjoy the unforgettable restaurants create a convenient, wrought iron benches and Old World
nightlife. pleasurable shopping venture. tower clocks.

CHERRY STREET/15TH STREET PROMENADE MALL AND WOODLAND HILLS MALL
DISTRICT SOUTHROADS 71st St. & S. Memorial Dr.
15th Street east of South Peoria Ave. 41st St. & S. Yale Ave. ShopSimon.com
TulsaPromenade.com
Known for its architecture, Day or night, rain or shine,
antiques, designer interiors, eclectic JCPenney, Macy’s and Dillard’s shopping in the largest mall in the
shops and ne dining, Cherry Street anchor this spacious shopping mall, region is an amazing experience.
caters to every taste. Add the which includes a variety of specialty Your entire family will enjoy shopping
Farmers’ Market on Saturdays during shops and a 12-screen movie theater. at Woodland Hills, with more than
the growing season, and you have Head across the street to Southroads 165 specialty shops and four
the makings of a perfect outing. shopping center to browse stores like major department stores: Dillard’s,
Barnes & Noble and Sports Authority. JCPenney, Macy’s and Sears. You’ll

nd even more choices for whatever
it is you need with plenty of options.

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Tulsa

Public Art

Walking or driving, you can’t miss the
amazing works of art that are sure to
enhance your cultural experience in Tulsa.

DECO DISTRICT

That’s exactly what some forward Kendall Buster have their artwork around Tulsa, from school yards to
thinking city of cials intended in on display. The artwork includes a city parks to the yards of residents.
1969. These of cials passed an He carves mostly oak trees in the
ordinance designating one percent oor medallion, paintings and a cloth Tulsa area, and there are several
of public construction dollars be set sculpture. It’s the largest collection examples of his work in the Utica
aside for artwork. of public art purchased at one time in Square Shopping Center at 21st St.
the city’s history. and Utica Ave., including “The Chef”
Ever since, the artistic collection in front of Williams-Sonoma. Coss
has grown and accounts for a large CLAYTON COSS’ “IN THE TREES has “thousands” of carvings around
number of outstanding art pieces OF TULSA: CHAINSAW ART” Green Country and is nationally
adorning the city’s landscape, from Utica Square Shopping Center and known for his artistic carving ability.
the Nature Works outdoor sculptures throughout Tulsa
on Riverside Drive to the latest,
impressive art collection in the BOK You’ll nd Coss’ chainsaw
Center. sculptor talent in the tree trunks

Take some time to explore the
artistic quality of our city. You’ll nd
unexpected treasures in our public
art.

BOK CENTER ART COLLECTION GILCREASE MUSEUM
200 S. Denver St., 918.894.4200
BOKCenter.com

The gleaming BOK Center
houses more than just world-class
entertainment acts and sports
teams, there’s a million dollar-plus art
collection adorning this downtown
icon. Five renowned artists: Joe
Andoe, Mark Lewis, father-son
team Bill and Demos Glass and

Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013 17

Discover
AmericA’s
TreAsures

The Grand Canyon
Thomas Moran (1837-1926) American born England

detail, oil on canvas, GM 0127.2351

Gilcrease.uTulsa.edu

Open Tues. – sun. n 10 a.m. TO 5 p.m. n 918-596-2700 n 1400 n. Gilcrease museum rd. n Tulsa, OK n Tu is an eeO/aa insTiTuTiOn

DALE ELDRED’S “THE TULSA journey. Other works include “Osage “The Five Moons,” was recently
TIME AND LIGHT CONTINUUM” Cougar” by Jim Gilmore (near 57th installed on the grounds of the Tulsa
AND “RADIANT RANGE” St.), “Splashdance” by Robert Ball Historical Society’s new home. On
Tulsa Convention Center (near 71st St.) and “Bruins’ Riverpark the northeast corner of 25th and
Sixth St. and Houston Ave. Picnic,” also by Gilmore (at 71st St. Peoria, a group of ve larger-than-
and Riverside Dr.). life-size bronze statues honor Native
“Continuum” makes the most Americans. Native American sculptor
ephemeral of seemingly ordinary ROSALIND COOK’S Gary Henson created the ve statues.
things with light through a self- “CELEBRATING THE ARTS” AT Among his other works is the “The
generated rainbow of iridescent HARWELDEN Great Spirit” sculpture, located on the
tubes, hanging from the ceiling of the 2210 S. Main St., 918.584.3333 southeast corner of 21st and Peoria
Convention Center. “Radiant Range” in Woodward Park.
is a 100-foot-long stretch of re ective One of Tulsa’s great artists,
squares on the center’s upper level. Rosalind Cook, has created the THE TULSA PERFORMING ARTS
perfect sculpture to adorn the home CENTER ART COLLECTION
THE NATUREWORKS of the Arts & Humanities Council of 110 E. Second St., 918.596.7122
SCULPTURES ON RIVERSIDE Tulsa—a dancing jester complete with TulsaPAC.com
DRIVE a cap, bells and theatrical masks.
The animated jester is holding a ute, For one of the most extensive art
Impressive displays of nature embracing all things musical. collections this side of a museum,
adorn Riverside Drive thanks to look no further than the PAC. More
Tulsa’s NatureWorks, a non-pro t TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY than 70 individuals' works—paintings,
organization dedicated to assisting VINTAGE GARDEN—THE FIVE tapestry, prints and sculptures—are
wildlife conservation efforts. One MOONS housed in this permanent collection.
of the latest additions is “Black 2335 S. Peoria Ave., 918.712.9484 Some of the artists represented are
Mesa Muleys,” (near Galveston Ave.) TulsaHistory.org Louise Nevelson, Barbara Hepworth,
sculpted by artist Daniel Parker. P.S. Gordon, Otto Duecker and Daniel
Whether you’re driving, walking or Another new addition to the Lang.
biking, these animals enhance your magni cent art adorning the city,

18 Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013

Equestrian Events

Trot to Tulsa

Tulsa is the place to be
for equestrian events of all kinds.

It should be no surprise along with ample free parking. U.S. ARABIAN AND HALF-ARABIAN
that horses and equestrian Event organizers appreciate CHAMPIONSHIP HORSE SHOW
events are popular in Tulsa. the facilities so much that
After all, it’s not unusual to see they continue to book years in
horse fanciers and cowboys advance.
here in ranching country just
about any time. However, If you’re an experienced
the quality and numbers of horseman or a neophyte,
international and national you’ll be spending a lot of time
equestrian championships held enjoying all that’s offered in
at midtown’s Expo Square is Tulsa throughout the year—
amazing. whether you fancy watching
cutting horses or the miniature
Expo Square’s multi-use variety.
facilities include the newly
renovated Pavilion, the new Here are a few of this year’s
Built Ford Tough Livestock highlights. Be sure to check the
Complex and a huge exhibit hall VisitTulsa.com event calendar
for all your favorites.

2013 EQUINE EVENTS

FEBRUARY 16 JULY 24-27 OCTOBER 18-26
Heritage Rodeo American Buckskin World U.S. National Arabian & Half-Arabian
TulsaRodeoAssociation.com
Championship Show Championship Horse Show
MARCH 9-10 AmericanBuckskin.org ArabianHorses.org
Dennis Reis – No Dust Tour
ReisRanch.com AUGUST 10-18 NOVEMBER 2-3
National Snaf e Bit Association World Open Western Dressage World Show
MAY 2-5 Championship Show WesternDressageAssociation.org
Green Country Arabian Classic NSBA.com
918.363.7747 NOVEMBER 5-10
AUGUST 28 – SEPTEMBER 1 Color Breed Congress
APRIL 15-26 MAY 11-25 Tulsa Ariat Reining Classic Pinto.org/Congress
Breeder’s Invitational TulsaReining.com
BreedersInvitational.com For additional show details contact:
SEPTEMBER 5-14
JUNE 10-22 American Miniature Horse Registry EXPO SQUARE
Pinto World Championship Horse National Horse Show 4145 E. 21st St.
Show ShetlandMiniature.com Tulsa, OK 74114
PintoWorld.com ExpoSquare.com
918.744.1113

Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013 19

Tulsa

Game On!

Sports and recreation play an ORAL ROBERTS UNIVERSITY MEN'S BASKETBALL
important role in the city’s
overall quality of life and
entertainment opportunities. In
Tulsa, there’s always a game on.

Tulsa has premier venues with year, the Tulsa Shock continues the collegiate level. Throughout
exible space suitable for hosting to improve and excite crowds in the year, the city hosts numerous
an array of sporting events. In 2013, downtown’s BOK Center. The season regional and national amateur
don’t miss the Bassmaster Classic, runs from May to September. For a tournaments in several sporting
Conference USA Basketball and full schedule and ticket information, categories including baseball,
NCAA Women’s Golf Championships visit: TulsaShock.net. basketball, softball, volleyball,
among many others. Check out a full soccer, gymnastics and bowling. For
schedule at TulsaSports.org. For even more thrills on the schedules and ticket information,
court, check out NBA development visit TulsaGoldenHurricane.
PROFESSIONAL SPORTS team the Tulsa 66ers. With recent com for the University of Tulsa or
In addition to traveling sporting appearances in the development ORUGoldenEagles.com for Oral
league semi- nals and nals, the Roberts University.
events, Tulsa is home to a number of 66ers know how to excite a crowd.
professional sports teams. Whether The season runs from November to HORSES, CARS, CYCLING
its baseball, basketball or hockey, April. For a full schedule and ticket Sports also come on four legs in
Tulsa has a team to rally behind. information, visit: Tulsa66ers.com.
Tulsa with the many national and
BASEBALL HOCKEY international horse exhibitions and
There’s no better way to enjoy Since 1992, when the Central shows lling the calendar at the
state-of-the-art Expo Square. You’ll
America’s greatest pastime than Hockey League was formed, the see just about every breed here,
under the lights of ONEOK eld, Tulsa Oilers have been a competitive from Miniatures to Palominos. There
home of the Tulsa Drillers. Enjoy a force. One of only two teams which are also rodeos, barrel racing and
Friday night game complete with has been in the league since its calf roping events. Plus, quarter
a reworks display framed by a inception, the Oilers take the ice in horse racing at Tulsa’s Fair Meadows
gorgeous downtown Tulsa skyline. downtown’s BOK Center. The season track is a thrill to watch. Check out
The season runs from April to runs from October to March. For a ExpoSquare.com to nd out what
August. For a full schedule and ticket full schedule and ticket information, events are being held during your
information, visit: TulsaDrillers.com. visit: TulsaOilers.com. visit.

BASKETBALL COLLEGIATE SPORTS In other types of racing, there’s
Experience the excitement and The University of Tulsa and also the four-tire variety with
scheduled races at the Tulsa
enthusiasm of WNBA basketball with Oral Roberts University also offer Raceway Park (TulsaRacewayPark.
the Tulsa Shock. Now in their fourth the best of competitive sports on

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TULSA TOUGH

com) and Hallett Motor Racing Circuit OUTDOOR RECREATION volleyball courts, the River Skate
(HallettRacing.net). In addition, major Tulsans love the great outdoors, Park, a disk golf course and a water
car shows call the city home in park. You may even catch a glimpse
various venues throughout the year. and they like sharing all the of rowers on the river. Find out more
opportunities for the many sports at RiverParks.org.
And if that were not enough, Tulsa enjoyed outside. Your outdoor
is home to the exciting, ever-growing adventures will have you discovering Tulsa’s nearby lakes and
Tulsa Tough, a three-day cycling many gorgeous parks with running, recreational areas allow you to
festival designed to promote tness hiking and biking trails; bird expand your outdoor adventures
and family fun while showcasing watching; gardens; playgrounds; even more. Several major lakes offer
the beautiful city of Tulsa and sports elds and tennis courts. a variety of activities, ranging from
surrounding areas. The event offers boating, shing and scuba diving to
professional-level racing, recreational One of the most utilized swimming, camping and waterskiing.
rides, tour rides, activities for kids, recreational areas is River Parks (11th
live music and vendors. This year’s Street to 101st Street along Riverside Running is another favorite
race is June 7-9; cash prizes are Drive). Here you can stroll, run, bike pastime of Tulsans, with a number of
awarded in several categories. Check or skate along its 20-plus miles of opportunities year-round for half and
out TulsaTough.com for additional trails on the banks of the Arkansas full marathons, like the Tulsa Run.
details. River and enjoy beautiful scenery Or, check out Warrior Dash for an
and amazing sculptures. There are interesting twist on your typical foot
also playgrounds, picnic areas, race.

©COPYRIGHT 2009 WALT BEAZLEY

HALLET MOTOR RACING CIRCUIT UNIVERSITY OF TULSA FOOTBALL

Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013 21

Tulsa

Win Big

When you’re hot you’re hot, and
Tulsa’s gaming scene is definitely
ablaze with excitement.

There’s plenty of variety with several Native American tech machines, 24 table games and 15 poker tables. With
casinos and resorts offering everything from Las four dining venues including the state’s largest buffet
Vegas-style gambling and luxurious accommodations and a sports bar, dining options are incredible. Other
to ne restaurants, big-name live entertainment and draws include free entertainment, exciting promotions, a
championship gol ng opportunities. Just look inside one prestigious High Stakes Lounge and excellent customer
of the lavish casinos or listen to the thundering hooves of service—all within a beautiful new building. Open 24
race horses at Expo Square and you’ll understand why hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
Tulsa is a hot gaming destination.
FAIR MEADOWS
HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO TULSA Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St., 918.743.7223
777 W. Cherokee St., Catoosa FairMeadows.com
Interstate Hwy 44, Exit 240A
918.384.7800, 800.760.6700 Live horse racing heightens the excitement at Expo
HardRockCasinoTulsa.com Square during the Fair Meadows summer meets.
Simulcast Racing from tracks around the nation can be
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa boasts more than viewed in a state-of-the-art Simulcast Racing & Sports
350 luxury hotel rooms and suites; over 125,000-square Bar. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Admission
feet of gaming space; ve dining venues including Toby Charge.
Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill; and six nightclubs and
entertainment venues including the 2,500-seat Hard Rock OSAGE CASINO—SAND SPRINGS
Hotel & Casino Event Center. Owned by the Cherokee On Hwy 97, 1.5 miles north of the 129th W. Ave. exit, off
Nation, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino also features Center Sand Springs Expressway, 918.699.7667
Bar, displaying an 80-foot frozen bar top, and Friction OsageCasinos.com
lounge where the nightlife experience is on par with
metropolitan clubs. And speaking of par, the adjacent Enjoy a food court, bar and lounge, and more than 500
Cherokee Hills Golf Club championship golf course is one electronic gaming devices in this 25,000-square-foot
of the nest in the state. Hard Rock is open 24 hours a “oil eld” themed casino. Open 24 hours a day, seven
day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. days a week, 365 days a year.

RIVER SPIRIT CASINO OSAGE CASINO—TULSA
81st & Riverside - 8330 Riverside Pkwy., South Tulsa 951 W. 36th St. North, 918.699.7600
918.995.8518, 800.299.2738 OsageCasinos.com
RiverSpiritTulsa.com
The 47,000-square-foot casino features a “blues and
One of the largest casinos in Oklahoma, the new jazz” theme with 1,000 electronic gaming devices and an
and beautiful $195 million River Spirit offers more than entertainment venue featuring headlining concert acts,
300,000 square feet of gaming space with 2,750 high- amazing shows and high-intensity sporting events. Open
24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

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Tulsa

Golf

LA FORTUNE GOLF COURSE

When it comes to golf, Tulsa enjoys a ne reputation for high-quality, beautifully landscaped courses. Pack your
clubs and head out to any of our 19 public golf courses or many award-winning private courses.

Our newest private course is The Patriot Golf Club designed by pre-eminent golf course designer Robert Trent Jones
Jr. It joins the ranks of Tulsa’s prestigious courses including the Southern Hills Country Club, with its Perry Maxwell-
designed championship course, one of the premier clubs in the United States and host of 13 major golf championships.

Public Golf Courses

Bailey Ranch Golf Club Emerald Falls Owasso Golf and Athletic Club
10105 Larkin Bailey Blvd., Owasso 30510 E. 63rd St. S., Broken Arrow 13604 E. 84th St., Owasso
918.274.4653 918.266.2600 918.274.4884
BaileyRanchGolfClub.com EmeraldFalls.com OwassoGolfAC.com

Battle Creek Golf Club Forest Ridge Golf Course Page Belcher Golf Course
3200 N. Battlecreek Dr., Broken 7501 E. Kenosha St., Broken Arrow 6666 S. Union Ave., Tulsa
Arrow 918.357.2282 918.446.1529
918.355.4850 ForestRidge.com TulsaGolf.org
[email protected]
LaFortune Golf Course Sapulpa Municipal Golf Course
Broken Arrow Golf and Athletic 5501 S. Yale Ave., Tulsa 1200 W. Dewey Ave., Sapulpa
Club 918.496.6200 918.224.0237
1651 E. Omaha St., Broken Arrow LaFortuneGolfClub.com CityOfSapulpa.net
918.355.0602
BrokenArrowGolfAC.com Links Golf & Athletic Club South Lakes Golf Course
11500 Links Ct., Bixby 9253 S. Elwood Ave., Jenks
The Canyons at Blackjack Ridge 918.369.6055 918.746.3760
1801 N. McKinley Ave., Sand Springs SouthLakesGolf.com
918.246.2606 Lit’l Links Golf Club
11915 S. 129th E. Ave., Tulsa White Hawk Golf Club
Cherokee Hills Golf Club 918.481.3673 14515 S. Yale Ave., Bixby
I-44 & 193rd E. Ave., Catoosa LitlLinks.com 918.366.4653
918.384.7600
CherokeeHillsGolf.com Mohawk Park Golf Course The Woods Golf Course
5223 E. 41st St. N., Tulsa 11872 S. 274th E. Ave., Coweta
Clary Fields Golf Club 918.425.6871 918.486.3117
9999 S. 49th W. Ave., Sapulpa TulsaGolf.org
918.248.4080
ClaryFields.com

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Inset 1 33 106th St. N.
96th St. N.
7 12 2092 30 86th St. N. 56
5 46 76th St. N.
65
15 27

i 37
126
8 59 66th St. N.
MTTA 32
Transit
Station

33 56th St. N. 38
85

39 6 46th St. N. 24
127
107 Denver Ave.91 86 36th St. N. 64 40 31 Mingo Valley Expwy

Apache St.Cherokee Expwy Gilcrease Expwy i 78

85

67 57th W. Ave. 14 Newton St. Tisdale Pkwy Pine St. Sheridan Rd. 84
22
94 Admiral Blvd. 56 113 9 129
99
108 Edison St. 105 M.L. King Jr. Expwy 119 99 i

68 33rd W. Ave. 13 89 95
25th W. Ave. 1 1 177
11th St. S. 100 31s

87 12515th St. S. Inset 3
21st St. S. 111
Arkansas River 82 10 45 Broken 75

104
28 16
35
65th W. Ave. Southwest Blvd. 54 Arrow Expwy 92
49th W. Ave. Riverside Dr. 18
Peoria Ave.26 31st St. S.
Utica Ave. 41st St. S.
41st St. SS.o1u0t6hwest Blvd. 44 94 (County Line)
61st St. S.
85 79 93 116 83 50
Skelly Dr. 96 115
51st St. S. 114 88 51st St. S. (Lynn Lane) 209th E. Ave.
17 61 52 Creek Turnpike
Harvard Ave. 57 58
102 49 74 Broke6n2A9rro7w
Elwood Ave. (Albany)
Lewis Ave. Sheridan Rd. 88 (Olive) (Aspen) Expwy
Memorial Dr. 112
66 122 29 71st St. S. Yale Ave. 55 80 (Kenosha)
90
120

Turner Turnpike118 36 89 161st. E. Ave.(Elm Pl.) 193rd E. Ave.
49th W. Ave.
33rd W. Ave. 21 21 81st St. S. 85 129th E. Ave. 145th E. Ave. 177th E. Ave.(Houston)
Union Ave. 41 (Washington)
Frankoma Rd. 11 53 42 91 Mingo Rd. M
43 91st St. S. 4 Garnett Rd. 81
123
86
34 Hilton Rd. 969th3St. S.
59 69 23 Creek Turnpike 121 (New Orleans)
Main St.48 101st St. S.
95 51
Louisville 76

109 (Florence) 86

111th St. S. E. 15th Street

Gate 5 Gate 6 Gate 7
Armory Hall OSU
25 62 Ext.

128 121st St. S. (Tucson) 63 117

103 Inset Exposerve Explorer
2 F150 Barn
Barn
Peoria Ave. 131st St. S. Gate 1 Expedition Mustang Explorer
Lewis Ave. Pavilionn Barn Arena Arena
Harvard Ave.
Yale Ave. 2 Expedition Ford Ford Truck
Arena Oklahoma Ford Truck Exhibit
S. Louisville Dealers Barn Arena Hall
141st St. S. ExCcehnatnegr e

98 151st St. S. 70 2EXPO SQUARE

QuikTrip Center

Gate 13 2 Gate 13
E. 21st Street
Golden Driller

24 Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013

ATTRACTIONS Tulsa
1 Alexandre Hogue Gallery of Art METRO VISITORS MAP
36 America’s Incredible Pizza 26 Philbrook Museum of Art 82 OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine
Verdigris River 27 Redbud Valley Nature Preserve 3 OSU Tulsa*
Company 28 RiverWest Festival Park 83 OU Tulsa Schusterman Center
Will Rogers Turnpike McClellan-Kerr 46 Andy B’s Riverlanes 11 River Spirit Casino 21 Oral Roberts University
Navigation System 38 Arkansas River Museum at Tulsa Port 93 Route 66 Transportation Village 84 Spartan School of Aeronautics
29 Sherwin Miller Museum 85 Tulsa Community College (4)
st St. S. 101 of Catoosa 86 Tulsa Technology Center (4)
31st Ct. 2 Big Splash Water Park+ of Jewish Art 87 Tulsa Welding School
3 3 Black Settlers: Pictorial Exhibit* 76 SpiritBank Event Center 1 University of Tulsa
Memorial Dr. 8 BOK Center* 30 Theatre North*
79th E. Ave. 6 Boston Avenue Methodist Church* 31 Tulsa Air & Space Museum PUBLIC GOLF COURSES &
33rd St. S. MTTA 4 BounceU SPORTS VENUES
Transit 5 Brady Theatre* & Planetarium 56 Bailey Ranch Golf Club
Station 86 7 Cain’s Ballroom* 32 Tulsa Art Deco District Downtown* 57 Battle Creek Golf Club
89 Circle Cinema 33 Tulsa Convention Center* 58 Broken Arrow Golf & Athletic Club
225th E. Ave. 10 Creek Council Oak Tree 35 Tulsa Garden Center, Tulsa 9 Cherokee Hills Golf Club
241st E. Ave. 90 Dave & Buster’s 59 Clary Fields Golf Club
257th E. Ave. 2 Expo Square+ Rose Garden, Linnaeus Garden 73 Emerald Falls
73 2 Expo Square Pavilion+ 35 Tulsa Historical Society 60 Forest Ridge Golf Course
13 Garden Deva Sculpture 37 Tulsa Performing Arts Center* 94 Hallett Motor Racing Circuit
60 14 Gilcrease Museum 38 Tulsa Port of Catoosa 61 LaFortune Golf Course
2 Golden Driller + 39 Tulsa Spotlight Theatre* 62 Links Golf & Athletic Club
MuskogeeTurnpike 3 Greenwood Cultural Center* 40 Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum 63 Lit’l Links Golf Club
12 Guthrie Green* 41 Van Trease Performing Arts Center 64 Mohawk Park Golf Course
Gate 7A Tulsa County 71 9 Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa 42 Walter Arts Center at Holland Hall 65 Owasso Golf & Athletic Club
Health Dept. 16 Harwelden 66 Page Belcher Golf Course
17 Heller Theatre SHOPPING CENTERS & 67 The Canyons at Black Jack Ridge
Driller s 18 Laser Quest DISTRICTS 68 Sapulpa Municipal Golf Course
Stadium 20 Living Arts of Tulsa* 46 Brady District Shops 69 South Lakes Golf Course
21 Mabee Center 44 Brookside 70 White Hawk Golf Club
SuEpxperloDreurty Fair Meadows Fair Meadows 3 Mabel B Little Heritage House* 45 Cherry Street 71 The Woods Golf Course
Barn Grandstand Race Track 91 Osage Casino—Tulsa 48 Jenks, America 74 All Star Sports Complex
S. Ya le Avenue 22 Osage Casino—Sand Springs 49 Kings Pointe Village 75 Carl Smith Sports Complex
Super Duty 2 23 Oklahoma Aquarium 60 SouthRoads 92 OneOK Field*
Arena 15 Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame* 51 Shops of Seville 2 Fair Meadows Race Track+
21 ORU Prayer Tower & Willard Elsing 52 The Farm 1 Michael D. Case Tennis Center
Central Central 53 The Plaza 77 Donald W. Reynolds Center
Park Park Museum 47 Tulsa Hills 77 H.A. Chapman Stadium
Hall 24 Oxley Nature Center 50 Tulsa Promenade 78 Tulsa Raceway Park
25 Perryman Wrangler Ranch 54 Utica Square 79 JRP Speedway
Simulcast 55 Woodland Hills 80 Union Multipurpose Activity Center
Racing (groups only) 72 Savage Park
UNIVERSITIES & COLLEGES
* See Inset 1 + See Inset 2 3 Langston University*
81 Northeastern State University—
80 2
Broken Arrow
Gate 12 Big Splash Water Park

? VISITORS INFORMATION : Tulsa Convention & Visitors Bureau, Williams Center Tower I,
One W. Third St., Plaza Level, Cherokee Nation Welcome Center: I-44 & 161st East Ave. Catoosa

Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013 25

MTohether Road

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Green Country

Play Your Heart Out

Tulsa is the heart of Green Country, where Northeast
Oklahoma’s treasures are hidden in rolling hills and
small towns. Discover history, culture and more with
these day trip excursions outside of Tulsa.

While there is so much to see and Or step inside a museum honoring Be sure to take in the beautiful
do in Tulsa, the nearby communities Oklahoma’s favorite son, Will Rogers. scenery – from waving prairie
within an easy drive offer their own A visit to the weekend homestead of grasslands to lush Ozark foothills
mix of interesting things to enjoy an oil baron nds you marvelling at – as you discover hill-top wineries,
while visiting Green Country. Take the Western art collection amassed gorgeous parks, sparkling lakes and
a day trip and let the discoveries inside a museum or delighting at the clear streams.
continue. exotic and native animals grazing
nearby. The following pages contain
Your adventures will uncover some suggestions for your day-trip
remarkable nds, like Frank Lloyd History was made here, and the adventures, trips you’ll be able to
Wright’s only skyscraper, a historic many museums and historic sites pay make in a day, garnering memories
oil well and a true tall grass prairie tribute to those of diverse cultures that will last a lifetime.
complete with roaming bison. who rst ventured into an unsettled
Traverse the lands of the Cherokees, land.
Creeks and Osages and take a spin
on America’s Main Street – Route 66.

OKLAHOMA AQUARIUM
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Grand Lake O’
The Cherokees

Broken Turnpike Eucha
Arrow Lake
Creek Cherokee Turnpike

Heyburn Fort
Lake Gibson

Lake

Haskell

TAHLEQUAH Dripping
A little over an hour southeast Springs/
of Tulsa is one of the most Okmulgee Lake
historically signi cant cities west
of the Mississippi. Home to the 64
Cherokee Nation and its heritage;
numerous festivals, and outdoor B
recreation on both the Illinois River
and the clear waters of Tenkiller Lake. Indian Nation Turnpike Lake
Eufaula

BARTLESVILLE BROKEN ARROW PRYOR
Less than an hour away you’ll nd a In Broken Arrow, you discover a Surrounded by lakes, parks, and
town whose oil-rich heritage, art deco city with the tranquil atmosphere of waterfalls in the foothills of the Ozark
history and cowboy culture combine a small community while offering Mountains, Pryor is yet another
to create an interesting vibe. The arts a variety of cultural, shopping and destination for outdoor activity. Lake
and festivals abound. sporting opportunities. This is close Hudson is less than 10 minutes
to attractions, lakes and rivers - you’ll away. Pryor is home to Rocklahoma,
Hidden away in the rugged Osage discover why it was named one of the featuring internationally recognized
Hills of Northeastern Oklahoma, “Best Places to Live in America” by performers and DAM J.A.M. Bicycle
Woolaroc was established in 1925 Money Magazine. The fast-growing Tour. Other attractions include
as the ranch retreat of oilman Frank suburb boasts hiking trails, a nature Dry Gulch U.S.A. and Coo-Y-Yah
Phillips. The 3,700-acre ranch park and nine public and private golf Museum, home to Cherokee and
features a wildlife preserve and a courses. Osage Indian artifacts, art and local
museum. Explore an outstanding history items.
collection of western art and MUSKOGEE
artifacts, Native American material A destination for history, art, nature, GRAND LAKE O’ THE CHEROKEES
and one of the nest collections of shopping and entertainment. Native Smaller towns like Grove or Disney
Colt rearms in the world. American history lives at the Ataloa offer charming shops, restaurants,
Lodge & Museum and the Five entertainment and numerous
CLAREMORE Civilized Tribes Museum. The U.S.S. attractions including Picture in
Enter Claremore the historical way, Bat sh, a retired naval submarine, Scripture Amphitheater presenting
via Route 66, the “Mother Road.” is an always popular attraction, as "The Elijah Factor" this summer.
Known for its many museums, are the stunning azaleas each April Some of the best shing in the region
Claremore is home to the Will Rogers during the Azalea Festival. is found on Grand Lake, while also
Memorial Museum and the J.M. Davis boasting areas for water sports.
Arms and Historical Museum.

Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013 29

WOOLAROC LODGE AZALEAS, MUSKOGEE

MIAMI OKMULGEE oilmen like Getty, Phillips and Sinclair
The longest stretch of Historic South of Tulsa is the historical town convened to bid on auctioned oil
Route 66 is found in Miami. Thirteen of Okmulgee, home to the Creek and gas leases; and the Immaculate
miles ribbon through the town in far Council House Museum, the seat Conception Church, that glistens with
Northeast Oklahoma. The beautifully of government for the Muscogee stunning cobalt blue stained glass
restored Coleman Theatre, built in (Creek) Nation. Housed here is an windows imported from Germany
1929, hosted stars like Will Rogers, extensive collection of documents, almost a century ago. Pawhuska is
Bob Hope, Sally Rand and Groucho murals, paintings and artifacts of the also home to the Drummond Ranch,
Marx. Miami is home to several Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Enjoy a where Ree Drummond “cooks-up-a-
casinos, the Dobson Museum, stroll through the historic downtown, storm” as HGTV’s Pioneer Woman.
Twin Bridges State Park, Route 66 an of cial “Great American Main
Motorcycle Museum and the top- Street” winner. SAPULPA
rated Peoria Ridge Golf Course. Green Country’s stretch of Historic
PAWHUSKA Route 66 continues through Sapulpa
JENKS Gateway to the Nature Conservancy’s just southwest of Tulsa, where a
Across the Arkansas River from 39,000-acre Tallgrass Prairie, bronze bison welcomes you to the
Tulsa is Jenks, where the Oklahoma Pawhuska is located on a mere community. A photo stop is in order
Aquarium brings the ocean and its fraction of the original 142 million here, as this “Guardian of the Plains”
marine life to America’s heartland with acres of prairie that spanned the stands twice the size of a normal
the largest bull sharks in captivity held entire center of the United States. This bison. Sapulpa’s authentically
in a walk-through tank. Send the kids Osage county community, just over renovated storefronts in downtown,
crawling through the new Extreme an hour northwest of Tulsa, is home to house an array of charming shops
Amazon exhibit to come face-to-face the Osage Nation and its rich history and restaurants and a visit to the
with giant species from under the extending back a millennia. Pawhuska Sapulpa Historical Museum provides
water's surface. You’ll also nd sea is known for the Cavalcade, the a glimpse of life in days gone by.
creatures like octopi, piranhas, sting world’s largest amateur rodeo; the
rays and much more. Osage Million Dollar Elm Tree, where

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IT’S ALL HAPPENING AT THE DOWNS.

Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs is just 20 minutes from Tulsa and features live Thoroughbred and
Quarter Horse racing in the spring and fall. There’s also year-round simulcast racing, 250 electronic
games, the KOA RV Park and live entertainment Thursday through Saturday at the Dog Iron Saloon.
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Tulsa

Attractions Galore!

Tulsa’s attractions are many and varied,
truly something for everyone.

Take a relaxing stroll along the River Parks trails, search for the wild things at America’s
favorite Tulsa Zoo, be amazed by the sea creatures at the Oklahoma Aquarium, breathe in
the beauty of 15,000 azaleas and 9,000 roses at Woodward Park and Philbrook Museum
Gardens, or simply delight in the beautiful displays of gardening techniques at the
Linnaeus Teaching Garden.

Whatever you enjoy, you’re sure to find it here.
Let the exploring begin!

PRAYER TOWER, ORAL ROBERTS UNIVERSITY TULSA ZOO

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Arts And Historical Treasures National Historical Landmark. M–F, collection of Native American art
8:30a–4:45p; Sun, 8a–12p. Guided and artifacts, historic manuscripts,
ALEXANDRE HOGUE GALLERY tours available weekdays by advance documents and maps. In addition,
OF ART reservation or every Sunday after the many traveling exhibits are also
2935 E. Fifth St. 11 am service. Closed major holidays offered.
918.631.2739 and Monday after Easter.
UTulsa.edu The beautiful facility is adorned
View traveling contemporary art CHEROKEE TOURISM with acres of exquisitely themed
collections and works by local 777 W. Cherokee St., Catoosa gardens, walking paths and picnic
artists in this gallery in Phillips Hall 877.779.6977 areas. More than 160 acres of the
on the University of Tulsa campus. CherokeeTourismOK.com museum’s complex have been left
Open August through June, M–F, in its natural state. Throughout the
8:30a–4:30p. Closed Memorial Day, Discover the amazing heritage of year, Gilcrease is an active part
July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma. of the community, offering tours,
and Christmas. Cherokee Tourism operates tours workshops, musical events and
including stops at the Cherokee lectures. When you visit, you’ll see
ARKANSAS RIVER HISTORICAL Heritage Center and Museum, which why Gilcrease is referred to as the
SOCIETY MUSEUM AND houses the Trail of Tears exhibit; “The Museum of the Americas”. Tu–
OKLAHOMA MARITIME an Ancient Village; and Adam’s Sun, 10a –5p. Public tours daily at
EDUCATIONAL CENTER AT THE Corner Rural Village. Guests may 2p. Closed Christmas Day. Admission
TULSA PORT OF CATOOSA also visit the Murrell Home, the only charge.
5350 Cimarron Rd., Catoosa antebellum plantation home left in
918.266.2291 Oklahoma. Enjoy Tahlequah, the MABEL B. LITTLE HERITAGE
TulsaWeb.com/Port/Museum.htm capital city of the great Cherokee HOUSE MUSEUM AND
Nation, while touring historic GREENWOOD CULTURAL CENTER
A port in Tulsa? You bet. The Tulsa properties including the Cherokee 322 N. Greenwood Ave.
Port of Catoosa is one of the largest, National Supreme Court Museum 918.596.1020
most inland river ports in the United and Cherokee National Jail. Guided GreenwoodCulturalCenter.com
States. The port is located at the tours are available by reservation.
head of the 445-mile McClellan-Kerr Formerly the home of Sam and
Arkansas River Navigation System CYRUS AVERY CENTENNIAL PLAZA Lucy Mackey, the Mabel B. Little
that links Tulsa with foreign ports by Southwest Blvd. and Riverside Dr. Heritage House was built in the
way of the Mississippi River and Port (East of the Arkansas River) 1920s and is listed on the National
of New Orleans. Register of Historic Places. Known
Near downtown at Southwest as “Black Wall Street,” Tulsa’s
The Arkansas River Historical Boulevard and Riverside Drive, Greenwood District once stretched
Society Museum offers a wealth of visitors can pay homage to the famed for 20 blocks and was the largest
history of the navigation system along Chicago-to-Los Angeles “Mother and richest of Oklahoma’s 50 black
with regional bene ts of the waterway, Road” at the Cyrus Avery Centennial communities. Today, the Greenwood
steamboat lore, cargo shipped on Plaza named after a former county Cultural Center and the Mabel B.
the waterway and archaeology. You’ll commissioner who is known as the Little Heritage House present a
enjoy the photographic archive, father of the Mother Road. The plaza permanent history of the district. A
waterway memorabilia, the Native also features “East Meets West,” a grant for $3.5 million was dedicated
American artifacts collected along larger-than-life bronze sculpture by to the project. Open M–F, 9a–4p;
the Arkansas River and a motorized artist Robert Summers depicting the Sat by appointment. Closed major
model of a lock and dam. Open M–F, Avery family riding in a Model T as it holidays. Group tours available with
8a–4:30p. Closed weekends and all encounters a horse-drawn carriage prior arrangement.
major holidays. Call two weeks ahead on its way from the West Tulsa oil
for group tours. OKLAHOMA JAZZ HALL OF
elds. FAME—THE JAZZ DEPOT
BOSTON AVENUE UNITED 111 E. First St.
METHODIST CHURCH GILCREASE MUSEUM 918.281.8600
1301 S. Boston Ave. 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd. OKJazz.org
918.583.5181 918.596.2700, 888.655.2278
BostonAvenue.org Gilcrease.UTulsa.edu The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
recognizes and honors Oklahoma
With its distinctive 15-story tower One of the country’s nest jazz musicians, documenting and
reaching heavenward, Boston facilities for the preservation, study preserving their works in jazz, blues
Avenue United Methodist Church and appreciation of American art and gospel art forms. Formerly
is an exquisite example of Art Deco and history, Gilcrease Museum is housed in the Greenwood District, an
architecture. Completed in 1929, a national treasure. Housing more early 1900s hotbed for jazz and blues
the building was designed by Dr. than 10,000 paintings, drawings, and the site where Count Basie rst
Adah Robinson and translated into prints and sculptures by 400 artists encountered big-band jazz, the Hall
architectural drawings by Bruce from colonial times to the present, has since moved to the historic Union
Goff. Soon after its completion, Gilcrease has the world’s largest and Depot. This building is a signi cant
the building gained world-wide most comprehensive collection of art deco structure in the “streamline”
acclaim. It was placed on the art of the American West. Permanent style and now is called “Jazz Depot.”
National Register of Historic Places, exhibits include works by Remington,
and in 1999 was designated a Russell, Catlin and Moran. Visitors The facility chronicles the history,
can also take in an unparalleled evolution and in uence of jazz

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in Oklahoma. Part museum, performance hall and
educational facility, the Jazz Hall of Fame’s mission is
to inspire creativity and improve the quality of life for all
Oklahomans through the preservation, education and
performance of jazz.

Through its on-going concert series, classes and cultural
events, the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame is raising a new
awareness and appreciation of the truly American art forms
of jazz, blues and gospel music. Enjoy performances such
as Sunday Jazz. Call for tours and information. Open M–F,
9a–5p. Closed major holidays.

ORAL ROBERTS UNIVERSITY PRAYER TOWER &
WILLARD ELSING MUSEUM
7777 S. Lewis Ave.
918.495.6262 Elsing Museum • 918.495.6807 Prayer Tower
Elsing.ORU.edu

Located in the center of the Oral Roberts University
campus, the 200-foot Prayer Tower serves as the
university’s visitor center and is constructed in the likeness
of a modern-day cross. M–Sat, Noon–5p. A fabulous
collection of rocks and minerals from around the world,
the Willard Elsing Museum includes collections of Indian
artifacts and Oriental art carvings. W–Sat, 1:30–4:30p.
Closed major holidays.

THE PHILBROOK MUSEUM OF ART
2727 S. Rockford Rd.
918.749.7941, 800.324.7941
Philbrook.org

Philbrook Museum of Art began its history in 1926
as the home of a Tulsa oil baron. Later donated and

Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013 35

converted to a museum, the Collection emphasizes the experiences presentations with new programs
beautiful, Renaissance-styled villa of survivors who came to live in monthly. After touring the museum and
has 72 rooms situated on 23 acres of Oklahoma, as well as Oklahomans who all of the exhibits, be sure to sit back in
elaborate gardens. Today, Philbrook is participated in the liberation of the Nazi the Planetarium and enjoy a trip to the
truly a jewel among the city’s cultural concentration camps. outer limits of the universe in the new
treasures. ESky Theater. Open Tu–Sat, 10a–5p;
The museum’s mission is to Sun, 1–5p. Closed Mondays and major
Philbrook exhibits more than 8,500 educate about the Jewish experience holidays. Admission charge.
works of art and is listed as one of in Oklahoma, the United States and
America’s Top 65 art museums. The the world and to foster understanding TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
museum collection includes European between people of all cultures MUSEUM
art as well as Native American artifacts. through an appreciation of their 2445 S. Peoria Ave.
Special exhibits have included 19th- common history and values. As an 918.712.9484
century Impressionist paintings from arts educational institution and the TulsaHistory.org
France and works of art from the only American Jewish museum in
Baroque era in Eastern Europe. the region, Sherwin Miller Museum Recently located in its new home the
utilizes both art and history to Samuel Travis Mansion, just south of
Philbrook is listed on the National preserve and present Jewish culture. the Tulsa Garden Center, the museum
Register of Historic Places and is The museum store offers unique holds an extensive collection of
one of only ve facilities in the United mementos, books, jewelry and resources on Tulsa’s rich and diverse
States that includes a museum, home artifact reproductions. Open M–F, past. The collection contains nearly
and gardens. Families and brides often 10a–5p; Sat, 1–5p. Closed Sunday 5,000 photos, books, maps, historical
use the stunning Italianate architecture and all major Jewish and national costumes, architectural elements, and
for a photographic background. holidays. Admission charge.
ne and decorative arts.
Guests are invited to take a walking TULSA AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM & In addition, the Museum’s Vintage
tour of the gardens or listen to a PLANETARIUM Garden, invites visitors to stroll among
free audio tour providing history of 3624 N. 74th E. Ave. the owers. Here, you’ll discover the
the home. Visitors enjoy dining in la 918.834.9900 Five Moons, life-size bronze depictions
Villa Restaurant while appreciating TulsaAirAndSpaceMuseum.com of Oklahoma’s internationally
a wonderful view of the formal recognized Native American ballerinas.
gardens. Lectures, performances An aerospace adventure for all Tu–W, 10a–4p; Th, 10a-8p; F-Sat,
and presentations in the auditorium ages is at your ngertips at Tulsa Air 10a-4p. Closed major holidays and all
contribute greatly to Tulsa’s cultural and Space Museum and Planetarium. holiday weekends.
and educational offerings. Tu–Sat, Dedicated to preserving Tulsa’s rich
10a–5p; Th, 10a–8p; Sun, 10a–5p. aerospace history, the 19,000 square Family Fun
Brunch available 11a–2p. Closed foot museum offers rare and historic
Mondays and all major holidays. aircraft and hands-on child-friendly BIG SPLASH WATER PARK
Admission charge. Admission to displays. The many exhibits display the 4707 E. 21st St.
Philbrook not necessary for entrance large role that Tulsa has played in the 918.749.7385
into the Shop or Restaurant. BigSplashWaterPark.com
eld of aviation.
SHERWIN MILLER MUSEUM OF The Museum Exhibit includes the Some of the coolest fun under
JEWISH ART Golden Age of Flight, World War II and Tulsa’s sun is to be found at Big
2021 E. 71st St. Space Exploration. The Aircraft Exhibit Splash Water Park. The spacious park
918.492.1818 includes the F-14A Tomcat Fighter includes seven-story-tall water slides,
JewishMuseum.net Jet and the Lear 24-D Corporate Jet. an exciting wave pool, oat rides
Visitors love the Interactive Exhibit and a children’s pool. Open daily
The Sherwin Miller Museum of which features the F-16 Wind Tunnel Memorial Day through Labor Day;
Jewish Art contains the Southwest’s and the Space Shuttle Launch. M–Th, 10a–6p; F–Sat, 10a–8p; Sun,
The Electric Sky Theater/ 12–6p. Admission charge.
nest collection of Judaic art, including Planetarium offers state-of-the-art
priceless items nearly 4,000 years
old. An extraordinary Holocaust

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OKLAHOMA AQUARIUM Parks and Recreation RIVER PARKS
300 Aquarium Dr., Jenks 11th St. to 101st St., along Riverside
918.296.FISH ALL STAR SPORTS COMPLEX Dr.
OKAquarium.org 10309 E. 61st St. 918.596.2001
918.459.0399 RiverParks.org
A land-locked ocean, of sorts, AllStarSportsComplex.com
awaits your amazement at the One of Tulsa’s most utilized
Oklahoma Aquarium. With more than Slug it out in the batting cages, tee recreational areas is River Parks.
200 exhibits and more than 1 million up at miniature golf at Gilligan’s Island Here you can stroll, run, bike, or
gallons of water, you can “sea” many or give your thumbs a workout in the skate along its 20 miles of trails
mysterious and wonderful creatures video arcade. Baseball and softball along the Arkansas River and enjoy
of the ocean right here in Oklahoma. lessons, camps and tournaments are beautiful scenery and amazing
In addition, you’ll nd fresh water available. Open year-round. Activity NatureWorks sculptures. Or do some
species and mammals showcased in charge. Seasonal hours, closed major kayaking at the Wave Park at 3600
their natural environments. holidays. M–Th, 11a–9p; F., 11a–10p; S. Elwood Ave. Check out the River
Sat, 9a–10p; Sun, noon–8p. Parks section on page 39 for more
You’ll be amazed at many of information.
the exhibits such as Biodiversity, JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN TULSA GARDEN CENTER,
highlighting how varied aquatic life can RECONCILIATION PARK LINNAEUS TEACHING GARDEN &
be, and the shark exhibit including a 415 N. Detroit Ave. MUNICIPAL ROSE GARDEN
water- lled tunnel. You’ll walk under, 918.295.5009 2435 S. Peoria Ave.
yes under, giant sharks as they swim JHFCenter.org 918.746.5125–TGC, 918.746.5151–LTG
above in the water lled, see-through TulsaGardenCenter.com
tunnel. A heart-stirring memorial of a
trying portion of Tulsa’s history, the Smelling the roses is involuntary at
The Aquarium is also home to the JHF Reconciliation Park was built in this rose mecca. As you stroll among
Great Hall, the QuikTrip Education commemoration of the 1921 Tulsa more than 9,000 rose bushes in
Wetlabs and Classrooms, the Race Riot, one of the worst civic the All-American Rose Society Test
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife disturbances in American history. Garden between Woodward Park
Conservation regional headquarters, and the Tulsa Garden Center, the
and the Zebco Casting Pond. Open Hope Plaza, a 16-foot granite aroma is mesmerizing. Woodward
year-round, 10a–6p; Tu-9p. Closed structure with three bronze sculptures, Park—a wooded 34-acres in the
Christmas. Admission charge. depicts actual pictures from the 1921 heart of Tulsa boasting azaleas,
riot. Titled Hostility, Humiliation and tulips, dogwoods, redbuds and ower
TULSA ZOO Hope, the three sculptures visually and herb gardens—attracts nature
6421 E. 36th St. N. (Mohawk Park) articulate the day’s events with lovers all year long. At the Tulsa
918.669.6600 unimaginable emotion. Garden Center you’ll nd a Victorian
TulsaZoo.org conservatory and 3-acre arboretum.
The Tower of Reconciliation at The center is housed in a 21-room
If you seek adventure, a visit to the the center of the park is a 25-foot Italian Renaissance Villa built in
Tulsa Zoo will not disappoint. From memorial tower that displays the 1919. The center’s Linnaeus Garden
water-walking basilisk lizards to giant early struggles of Oklahoma Territory is a unique demonstration/teaching
Asian elephants, there is something with African American and Native garden that shows visitors new and
exotic and exciting to see around American immigration and migration, exciting gardening skills and ideas
every corner at the Tulsa Zoo. Civil War battles, statehood and the along with various hardscapes.
lively history of Black Wall Street in
The Tropical American Rainforest Greenwood. Linnaeus Garden is open Tu–Sat,
building is an immersive exhibit with 9a–4p (closed Jan & Feb); open Sun
a lush rainforest canopy overhead OXLEY NATURE CENTER 1p–4p Mother’s Day–Labor Day.
and animals roaming freely through 6700 Mohawk Blvd. The Garden Center is open Tu–Sat,
the building, such as tropical birds, 918.669.6644 8:30a–4p. Closed major holidays and
sloths and marmosets. The oceans OxleyNatureCenter.org Dec. 24- Jan. 1. Group tours available
and islands region boasts an African with advance notice.
penguin exhibit and the Helmerich Nature is never far away in Tulsa. At
Sea Lion Cove, which opened in 2012. the Oxley Nature Center, in Mohawk OXLEY NATURE CENTER
Both habitats feature underwater Park, you’ll love exploring the trails
viewing windows so guests can that wind through this 800-acre
enjoy the undersea antics of these wildlife sanctuary. There’s nothing
magni cent creatures. The Tulsa Zoo like a walk in the woods to enliven the
also features many “zoo favorites” senses and bring some peace to our
such as tigers, lions, elephants, black busy lives. Be sure to enjoy all of the
bears, alligators, giraffes and zebras. varied plant life and animal life that
In all, 1,500 animals, 436 species, call call this sanctuary home.
the Zoo home.
Bird-watching excursions, like
Located on 78-acres within Tulsa’s those on Saturday mornings, are
Mohawk Park (the third-largest popular so bring your binoculars and
municipal park in the country), the your desire to spot a rare species or
Zoo welcomes nearly 600,000 visitors two. Guided tours are available by
each year. Open daily, 9a–5p. Closed appointment. Visitor Center open
Christmas and the third Friday in M–Sun, 10a–4:30p. Closed major
June. Admission charge. holidays.

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World-Class

Performing Arts

Performing arts thrive in Tulsa.

TULSA BALLET - NUTCRACKER

You won’t have to search long Tulsa’s Performing Arts Center to 13 resident performing arts
to experience some of the most embodies the city’s long-time love organizations, a touring Broadway
outstanding performing arts available of the arts. Occupying half of a city series and renowned international
today. Tulsa boasts the nationally block in historic downtown, the PAC and national performers. Check out
recognized Tulsa Ballet, Tulsa Opera, holds four theatres that provide what’s playing at the PAC or from
two orchestras, numerous theatrical entertainment to more than 300,000 one of our many other performing
groups and touring Broadway shows. patrons annually. The PAC is home arts venues and groups below.

TULSA PERFORMING ARTS LOOK (LIGHT OPERA OKLAHOMA) TULSA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
CENTER 2210 S. Main St., 918.583.4267 VANTREASE PERFORMING ARTS
101 E. Third St., 918.596.7111 LookTheatre.org CENTER
TulsaPAC.com 10300 E. 81st St., 918.595.7777
SAPULPA COMMUNITY THEATRE
BRADY THEATER 124 S. Water St., 918.227.2169 TULSA OPERA INC.
105 W. Brady St., 918.582.7239 SapulpaCommunityTheatre.com 1610 S. Boulder Ave., 918.587.4811
BradyTheater.com TulsaOpera.com
THEATRE ARTS, INC.
BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY 2034 W. Houston St., 918.258.2543 TULSA PROJECT THEATRE
PLAYHOUSE TheatreArtsTulsa.com 100 Civic Center, 918.894.4350
1800 S. Main St., 918.258.0077 TulsaConvention.com
CACPtheatre.com THEATRE TULSA
207 N. Main St., 918.587.8402 TULSA SPOTLIGHT THEATRE
HENTHORNE PERFORMING ARTS TheatreTulsa.org 1381 Riverside Dr., 918.587.5030
CENTER SpotlightTheatre.org
4825 S. Quaker Ave., 918.746.5065 TULSA BALLET THEATRE
1212 E. 45th Pl., 918.749.6006
LIVING ARTS OF TULSA TulsaBallet.org
307 E. Brady St., 918.585.1234
LivingArts.org

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Tulsa QUIKTRIP PLAZA

River Parks

River Parks. For Tulsans, those two

words define a natural resource like

no other, an inextricable part of

our past, present and future. The

Arkansas River, whether brimming

bank-to-bank or meandering

around vast sandbars, continues to

make its mark on the community

birthed along its banks.

The River Parks stretch along 10 miles of the
Arkansas with spacious dual trails, serving an
estimated one million visitors per year. The trails
also include lighting, park furnishings and other
amenities. Additionally, the QuikTrip Plaza at 41st
Street and Riverside draws visitors and families
with its water features and playgrounds.

Festivals, concerts, reworks and more draw
thousands to the park each year for outdoor
entertainment. Fishing, kayaking, rowing, rugby
and disc golf offer fun and leisure year round. The
park is also home to the city’s largest collection of
bronze wildlife sculptures and other art.

For a slightly more rugged terrain, check out
the Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area,
with 300 acres of heavily-wooded crests and
valleys connected by a maze of dirt trails coveted
by mountain bikers, cross-country runners and
equestrians. The summit offers an imposing sweep
of Tulsa from north to south along the river corridor
and reinforces the wonder of a green haven in the
midst of the city.

River Parks is a unique partnership of nature
and urbanization, so close to home, yet the perfect
get-away.

RiverParks.org

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Aloft Downtown Tulsa 200 Civic Center 918-895-8420 N/A 180 Y A O Y N Y Y Y 74103 300

Aloft Tulsa 6716 S. 104th E. Ave. 918-949-9000 877GOALOFT 136 Y A O Y Y Y Y Y 74133 80

Ambassador Hotel 1324 S. Main St. 918-587-8200 888-408-8282 55 Y O N/A Y Y Y Y Y 74119 70

America’s Best Value Inn 3509 S. 79th E. Ave. 918-663-3900 888-315-2378 131 Y A O N N N Y Y 74145 50

America’s Best Value Inn-Airport 1016 N. Garnett Road 918-438-5050 888-315-2378 84 Y A N/A N Y N Y Y 74116

Baymont Inn & Suites 4530 E. Skelly Drive 918-488-8777 800-229-6668 101 Y N/A N/A Y N N Y Y 74135 8

Best Western Glenpool-Tulsa Inn 14831 S. Casper St. 918-322-5201 800-678-5201 64 Y A O N N N Y Y 74033 50-60

Best Western Tulsa Airport 222 N. Garnett Road 918-438-0780 888-438-0780 106 Y A O Y Y Y Y Y 74116 150

Best Western Owasso Inn & Suites 7653 N. Owasso Expwy 918-272-2000 800-WESTERN 62 Y A O Y N N Y Y 74055 100

Best Western Sand Springs Inn & Suites 211 S. Lake Drive 918-245-4999 888-297-7466 55 Y A O Y N N Y N 74063

Best Western Plus Tulsa Inn & Suites 3212 S. 79th E. Ave. 918-858-2100 800-WESTERN 62 Y A I(H) Y N N Y N 74145

Budget Inn 1110 Charles Page Blvd. 918-245-0283 N/A 40 Y A O N N N Y Y 74063

Campbell Hotel 2636 E. 11th Street 918-744-5500 855-744-5500 26 Y A N/A N Y Y Y Y 74104 200

Candlewood Suites Tulsa 10008 E. 73rd St. S 918-294-9000 877-660-8543 76 Y A N/A Y N N Y Y 74133

Cherokee Inn-Catoosa 19250 Timbercrest Circle 918-266-7000 800-760-6700 113 Y A O N N N Y Y 74105

Clarion Inn Tulsa Airport 2201 N. 77th E. Ave. 918-835-9911 800-230-4134 172 Y O O Y Y Y N N 74115 300

Clarion Hotel-Broken Arrow 2600 N. Aspen Ave. 918-258-7085 800-4CHOICE 189 Y O O(H) Y N Y Y Y 74012 300

Comfort Inn Tulsa Airport 6730 E. Archer Place 918-835-4444 800-4CHOICE 55 Y A O Y Y N Y N 74115

Comfort Suites-Tulsa Central/I-44 8039 E. 33rd St. 918-622-6300 877-424-6423 63 Y A I(H) Y Y N Y N 74145 30

Comfort Suites East 1737 S. 101st E. Ave. 918-628-0900 800-424-6423 56 Y A I(H) Y Y N Y Y 74128

Country Inn & Suites Tulsa 1034 N. Garnett Road 918-234-3535 800-456-4000 48 N N/A O N Y N Y N 74116

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown 415 S. Boston Ave. 918-508-7400 888-236-2427 119 Y O N/A Y Y Y Y N 74103 45

Courtyard by Marriott-Tulsa Central 3340 S. 79th E. Ave. 918-660-0646 800-728-2892 122 Y O I Y N Y Y N 74145 60

Courtyard by Marriott-Woodland Hills 9041 E. 71st St. 918-994-4500 800-626-6873 138 Y O I(H) Y N Y Y N 74133 15

Crowne Plaza Tulsa Southern Hills 7902 S. Lewis Ave. 918-492-5000 866-227-6963 286 Y O I(H) Y Y Y Y Y 74136 450

Days Inn-Tulsa Airport 35 N. Sheridan Road 918-836-3931 800-DAYSINN 100 Y A O N Y N Y Y 74115

Days Inn-Tulsa South 8888 S. Lewis Ave. 918-299-8511 800-DAYSINN 86 Y N/A N/A Y N Y Y N 74137

Days Inn-Tulsa East 8181 E. Skelly Drive 918-663-4541 800-DAYSINN 60 Y A N/A Y N Y Y N 74129

Desert Hills Motel 5220 E. 11th St. 918-834-3311 N/A 50 Y N/A N/A N N N Y N 74112

DoubleTree by Hilton Tulsa Downtown 616 W. Seventh St. 918-587-8000 800-838-7914 417 Y O I(H) Y Y Y N Y 74127 1,000

DoubleTree by Hilton Tulsa at Warren 6110 S. Yale Ave. 918-495-1000 800-222-8733 370 Y O I(H) Y Y Y N Y 74136 800
Place 3217 S. 79th E. Ave. 918-624-2800 800-424-6423 58 Y A O N Y N Y Y 74145
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites

Econo Lodge Airport 11620 E. Skelly Drive 918-437-9200 800-424-6423 117 Y A I(H) Y Y N Y N 74128 200

Embassy Suites Tulsa 3333 S. 79th E. Ave. 918-622-4000 800-EMBASSY 244 Y O I(H) Y Y Y Y N 74145 350

Extended Stay America 3414 S. 79th E. Ave. 918-664-9494 800-EXTSTAY 120 Y A N/A N N N N Y 74145

Fairfield Inn & Suites Tulsa Downtown 111 N. Main Street 918-879-1800 888-236-2427 104 Y O I(H) Y N Y Y N 74103

Fairfield Inn & Suites Tulsa Southeast 9150 S. 102nd E. Ave. 918-994-4700 888-236-2427 99 Y N/A O(H) Y N N Y N 74133 75

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott-Tulsa 3214 S. 79th E. Ave. 918-663-0000 800-228-2800 62 Y A I(H) Y N N Y N 74145
Central 9020 E. 71st St. O(H) N N N Y N 74133
Fairfield Inn Tulsa Woodland Hills 918-252-7754 N/A 64 N A

HAMPTON Inn & Suites Tulsa North/ 9009 N. 121st E. Ave. 918-609-6700 800-HAMPTON 103 Y N/A I(H) Y Y N Y N 74055 80
Owasso 7141 S. 85th E. Ave.
HAMPTON Inn & Suites-Tulsa Woodland 918-294-3300 800-HAMPTON 77 Y A O(H) Y N Y Y N 74133 75
Hills

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HAMPTON Inn Tulsa/Bixby 8220 E. Regal Place 918-394-2000 800-HAMPTON 102 Y A I(H) Y N N Y N 74133 50

HAMPTON Inn-Broken Arrow 2300 W. Albany St. 918-251-6060 800-HAMPTON 80 Y A O(H) Y N N Y N 74012 30

HAMPTON Inn-Tulsa/Sand Springs 7852 W. Parkway Blvd. 918-245-8500 800-HAMPTON 70 Y A I(H) Y N N Y N 74127 150

HAMPTON Inn & Suites Catoosa 100 E. McNabb Field 918-739-3939 800-HAMPTON 120 Y A I(H) Y Y N Y Y 74015 90

HAMPTON Inn & Suites Tulsa Central 3418 S. 79th E. Ave. 918-779-4000 800-HAMPTON 93 Y A O Y N N Y N 74145 50

HAMPTON Inn & Suites -Tulsa Hills 7004 S. Olympia Ave. 918-340-5000 800-HAMPTON 101 Y A O Y N N Y N 74132 40

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa 777 W. Cherokee St. 918-384-7800 800-760-6700 454 Y O I/O(H) Y Y Y Y N 74132 1000

Hilton Garden Inn-Tulsa Airport 7728 E. Virgin Court 918-838-1444 N/A 120 Y O I(H) Y Y Y Y N 74115 100

Hilton Garden Inn-Tulsa Midtown 4518 E. Skelly Drive 918-878-7777 877-STAYHGI 107 Y O I(H) Y N Y Y N 74135 300

Hilton Garden Inn-Tulsa South 8202 S. 100th E. Ave. 918-392-2000 800-445-8667 104 Y O O Y N Y Y N 74133 100

Holiday Inn Express Tulsa Downtown 2316 W. Cameron St. 918-585-7000 877-859-5095 55 Y O O(H) Y N N Y N 74127 50

Holiday Inn Express-Tulsa Central 3215 S. 79th E. Ave. 918-665-4242 800-HOLIDAY 62 Y A O(H) Y N N Y N 74145

Holiday Inn Express-Owasso 7551 N. Owasso Expwy 918-274-4100 800-465-4329 60 Y N/A O(H) Y N N Y N 74055 45

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites @ 2201 N. Stonewood Circle 918-335-3200 800-HOLIDAY 120 Y A O(H) Y N N Y Y 74012 40
Bass Pro 18725 E. Admiral Place 918-266-4100 888-HOLIDAY 80 Y A O Y N N Y Y 74108 40
Holiday Inn Express North Suites

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (Jenks) 8405 E. 102nd Street S. 918-970-6000 800-465-4989 92 Y A I(H) Y Y N Y N 74133 96

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (Jenks) 150 Aquarium Drive 918-296-7300 800-465-4989 76 Y A I(H) Y N N Y N 74037 300

Holiday Inn Express-Woodland Hills 9010 E. 71st St. 918-459-5321 800-315-2621 64 Y A I(H) Y N N Y N 74133

Holiday Inn Tulsa City Center 17 W. 7th St. 918-585-5898 800-465-4329 220 Y O I/O(H) Y Y Y Y Y 74119 220

Holiday Inn & Suites Tulsa South 10020 E. 81st St. 918-994-5000 800-HOLIDAY 123 Y O I(H) Y N Y Y Y 74133 140

Homewood Suites Tulsa South 4900 W. Madison Place 918-392-7700 N/A 99 Y A O(H) Y N N Y Y 74012 40

Hyatt Place Tulsa Southern Hills 7037 S. Zurich Ave. 918-491-4010 888-HYATTHP 126 N O O(H) Y N Y Y Y 74136 75

Hyatt Regency 100 E. Second St. 918-582-9000 N/A 455 Y O I/O(H) Y Y Y N Y 74103 1400

Inn at Expo Square 4531 E. 21st St. 918-858-3775 N/A 82 Y N/A N/A N N N Y N 74114

Interstate Inn Express 5554 S. 48th W. Ave. 918-446-1600 N/A 75 Y O O N N N Y Y 74107

Knights Inn 1011 S. Garnett Road 918-234-7100 800-477-0629 150 Y A O N N N N Y 74128

La Quinta Inn & Suites-Catoosa 2009 S. Cherokee St. 918-739-4600 855-238-1593 67 Y A I(H) Y N Y Y Y 74015 30

La Quinta Inn & Suites Tulsa Airport 23 N. 67th E. Ave. 918-949-3600 800-SLEEPLQ 72 Y A I(H) Y Y N Y Y 74115 50

La Quinta Inn-Tulsa East 10829 E. 41st St. 918-665-0220 800-753-3757 113 Y A O N N N Y Y 74146 40

La Quinta Inn-Tulsa South 12525 E. 52nd St. 918-254-1626 800-SLEEPLQ 117 Y A O N N N Y Y 74146 40

La Quinta Inn-Tulsa Central 6030 E. Skelly Drive 918-665-2630 800-753-3757 106 Y A O Y N Y Y Y 74135 50

Marriott Tulsa Southern Hills 1902 E. 71st St. 918-493-7000 866-530-3760 383 Y O I(H) Y Y Y Y N 74136 1008

The Mayo Hotel 115 W. Fifth St. 918-582-6296 800-582-6296 102 Y O N/A Y Y Y Y N 74103 600

Microtel Inn & Suites 16518 E. Admiral Place 918-234-9100 888-771-7171 45 Y A N/A N N N Y N 74108

Motel 6 Tulsa Airport 1010 N. Garnett Road 918-574-2000 800-4MOTEL6 158 Y O O(H) Y Y Y Y Y 74116 250

Motel 6-Tulsa West 5828 W. Skelly Drive 918-445-0223 800-4MOTEL6 128 Y A O N N N N Y 74107

Peoria Inn 1347 E. Skelly Drive 918-743-4431 800-230-4134 75 Y N/A N/A N N N Y Y 74105

POSTOAK Lodge and Retreat 5323 W. 31st St. N. 918-425-2112 N/A 60 Y N/A O(H) Y N N Y Y 74127 225

Presidential Suites 8338 E. 61st St. 918-254-0088 N/A 50 Y N/A O N N N Y Y 74133

Quality Inn Broken Arrow 2301 W. Concord St. 918-258-8585 800-424-6423 50 Y A I(H) Y N N Y Y 74012

Quality Suites Central/I-44 3112 S. 79th E. Ave. 918-858-9625 877-424-6423 69 Y A I(H) Y Y N Y Y 74145

Red Roof Inn 4717 S. Yale Ave. 918-622-6776 800-RED-ROOF 100 Y A O N N N Y Y 74135

Renaissance Tulsa Convention Hotel 6808 S. 107th E. Ave. 918-307-2600 800-264-0165 300 Y O O(H) Y Y Y N Y 74133 3000

Residence Inn Tulsa South 11025 E. 73rd St. S. 918-250-4850 800-331-3131 90 Y A I(H) Y N N Y Y 74133 30

Rest Inn & Suites 7475 E. Admiral Place 918-836-8101 866-204-7995 99 Y N/A O Y N N Y N 74115

Sleep Inn & Suites Central/I-44 8021 E. 33rd St. 918-663-2777 877-424-6423 66 Y A I(H) Y Y N Y Y 74145

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Sleep Inn & Suites-Tulsa South 10143 E. 62nd St. 918-249-8100 N/A 65 Y A I(H) Y N N Y N 74133

Springhill Suites 11015 E. 73rd St. 918-254-1777 800-627-7468 76 Y A I(H) Y N N Y N 74133

Staybridge Suites Hotel 11111 E. 73rd St. S. 918-461-2100 800-238-8000 85 Y A O(H) Y N N Y Y 74133

Studio 6 8181 E. 41st St. 918-664-7241 888-897-0202 88 Y N/A O Y N Y Y Y 74145 20

Studio Plus 7901 E. 31st Court 918-660-2890 800-398-7829 73 Y A O Y N N N Y 74145

Super 8 Tulsa Airport/State Fairgrounds 6616 E. Archer St. 918-836-1981 800-800-8000 52 Y A O N Y N Y Y 74115

Super 8 Motel-Tulsa East 11525 E. Skelly Drive 918-438-7700 N/A 105 Y A O N N N Y Y 74128 195

Super 8 Motel-Tulsa West 5811 S. 49th W. Ave. 918-446-6000 800-800-8000 120 Y A O N N N Y Y 74107

Super 8 Suites 3211 S. 79th E. Ave. 918-660-8080 800-454-3213 60 Y A I(H) N N Y Y N 74145

Super 8 Suites 12416 E. 51st St. 918-249-8008 800-454-3213 59 Y N/A O(H) Y N N Y N 74146

TownePlace Suites by Marriott-Bass Pro 2251 N. Stonewood Cir 918-355-9600 N/A 96 Y A O Y N N Y Y 74012 40

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Owasso 9355 N. Owasso Expy. 918-376-4400 888-236-2427 99 Y A O(H) Y Y N Y Y 74065 20

Tudor House Inn 6416 E. Archer St. 918-832-1006 N/A 40 Y A N/A N N N N N 74115

Trade Winds Central Inn 3141 E. Skelly Dr. 918-749-5561 800-685-4564 164 Y O O Y Y Y Y N 74105 275

Tulsa Extended Stay Inn & Suites 8525 E. 41st St. 918-627-0030 800-804-3724 162 Y A O(H) Y Y N N Y 74145

Tulsa Select Hotel & Conference Center 5000 E. Skelly Drive 918-622-7000 800-836-9635 313 Y A O(H) Y Y N Y Y 74135 500

Tulsa SpringHill Suites 11015 E. 73rd St. S. 918-254-1777 888-287-9400 76 Y A I(H) Y N N Y N 74133

Tulsa Square Hotel 3209 S. 79th E. Ave. 918-663-1000 800-HAMPTON 148 Y A O Y N N Y Y 74145 50

Value Place 3415 S. Sheridan Road 918-392-8200 N/A 121 Y N/A N/A N N N N Y 74145

Wyndham Hotel Tulsa 10918 E. 41st Street 918-627-5000 877-999-3223 320 Y O I(H) Y Y Y Y Y 74146 850

The all-newly renovated Hyatt Regency Tulsa is conveniently located in downtown Tulsa and situated in the heart of Tulsa’s vibrant
business, entertainment, and cultural district. Guests will be welcomed with a highly professional staff and will enjoy spacious
guestrooms with a contemporary decor. Take advantage of the many amenities of our luxury high-rise hotel, including:

• 455 guestrooms, including Hyatt Business Plan rooms, • 38,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting and banquet space
Regency Club rooms & suite-style options
• On-site restaurant, pool and the special Hyatt “Stay Fit”
• Walking distance to local attractions, dining and shopping fitness center

100 EAST SECOND STREET • TULSA, OKLAHOMA 74103 • 918.582.9000 • WWW.HYATTREGENCYTULSA.COM

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Bed + Breakfasts

Skelly Lodge The Inn at Woodward Park McBirney Mansion
27795 S. Skelly Road 1521 E. 21st St. 1414 S. Galveston Ave.
Catoosa, OK 74015 Tulsa, OK 74114 Tulsa OK 74127
918-266-3331 918-712-9770 918-85-3234
SkellyLodge.com InnAtWoodwardPark.com McBirneyMansion.com

The Dream Catcher Kennedy Mansion Meadowlake Ranch
5704 S. Boston Place 506 West Fairview 3450 S 137th West Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74105 Tulsa, OK 74106 Sand Springs, OK 74063
918-743-6704 918-712-8065 918-494-6000
DreamCatcherTulsa.com KennedyMansion.com MeadowlakeRanch.com

Five Oaks Lodge Cedar Rock Inn “Wake Up on the Bright Side”
528 E. 121st St. 4501 W. 41st St.
Jenks, OK 74037 Tulsa, OK 74107 Located in midtown Tulsa
918-298-6405 918-447-4493
FiveOaksLodge.com CedarRockInn.com • 6 miles from Airport
• Convenient access to I-44 & Hwy 169
RV Campgrounds • Minutes from Expo Square Fairgrounds

Estes Park Warrior Campground Cherry Hill Estates Expo Square La Quinta Inns & Suites
1710 S. 79th E. Ave. 5131 S. Union Ave. 4808 S. Elwood Ave. RV Park Tulsa Central | 918-665-2630
Tulsa, OK 74112 Tulsa, OK 74107 Tulsa, OK 74107 3890 E. 15th St.
918-627-3150 918-446-3199 918-446-9342 6030 E. Skelly Dr, Tulsa, OK
Tulsa, OK 74114 www.lq.com/tulsacentral
Mingo RV Park 71st Street RV 66 Mobile Home & RV
Interstate 244 and Mingo 12813 E. 71st St. Park 918-744-1113 ext. 2154
Road Broken Arrow, OK 74012 7514 W. 80th St.
Tulsa, OK 74116 918-252-3823 Tulsa, OK 74131
800-932-8824 918-224-1536

Fairfield Inn & Suites
Tulsa Central

“we love having ...and here”
you here...
3418 s 79th east avenue
7004 s olympia ave tulsa, oklahoma 74145
tulsa, oklahoma 74132 p. 918.779.4000 f. 918.779.4002
p. 918.340.5000 f. 918.340.5001 www.tulsacentralsuites.hamptoninn.com
www.tulsahillssuites.hamptoninn.com

staying is believing

3214 s 79th e ave located off hwy 75 & 71st street exit located off I-44
tulsa, oklahoma 74145 at the 31st & memorial exit
p. 918.663-0000 f. 918.663.0010

www.marriott.com/TULFC

Tulsa Visitor's Guide — 2013 43

NEWLY RENOVATED STAY
INDULGENT.
Tulsa Central

• Courtyard Refreshing • Located in the heart of Downtown Tulsa
Business Bistro • 220 Spacious Guestrooms
& Lounge • 12 Well Appointed Suites
• The Boulder Grill Restaurant & Bar
• Indoor Pool & Hot Tub • 8,000 Square Feet of Flexible Meeting Space
• Starbucks on site • Complimentary Wireless Internet
• Meeting Rooms • Free Airport Shuttle and Local Transportation (5 mi)
• Fitness Center • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
• Complimentary Business Center
3340 S. 79TH E. AVE. | TULSA, OK • On-site Parking Garage
918.660.0646 | WWW.MARRIOTT.COM/TULCY
Holiday Inn City Center STAY YOU.™
17 W. 7th Street, Tulsa, OK 74119
918-585-5898 • holidayinn.com/tulsa-cc

Stay You.™ is a registered trademark of Six Continents Hotels, Inc. ©2010 InterContinental Hotels Group. All Rights Reserved.
Most hotels are independently owned and/or operated.

Tulsa Inn & Suites

I-44 at 31st & Memorial Area
918.858.2100

3212 S. 79th E. Ave., Tulsa, OK 74145
www.BestWestern.com

• 62 Spacious Rooms • Guest Laundry
• Variety of Suites • Business Center
• Complimentary Breakfast • 10 minutes from BOK Event
• Wireless Internet
• Indoor Heated Pool Center & Expo Center
• Sauna/Fitness Center • Cracker Barrel & Ruby Tuesdays

Located Next Door

Wingate by Wyndham Tulsa

Midtown Tulsa’s Newest Hotel on I-44 at Harvard

Centrally located near:

• Southern Hills Golf Course • Saint Francis Hospital
• Oral Roberts University • Tulsa Promenade,
• Tulsa Convention Center
• Expo Square South Roads, Utica Square,
Tulsa Hills Shopping Center

2854 E 51ST ST, TULSA, OK, 74105 866-539-0036

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Everything. Right where you need it.®
OPENED OCTOBER 2011

We've got the warmest welcome.

107 Spacious Rooms • 3,200 Sq. Ft. Meeting Space We take our warm welcome
Business Center • Complimentary Internet Service literally, that's why we give
Serving Breakfast & Dinner • 24 hr Pavilion Pantry you a fresh-from-the-oven

Complimentary Parking • Easy Access to I-44 chocolate chip cookie at
Fitness Center • Large Indoor Pool & Hot Tub check-in. And that's just the
beginning of all the personal
Great American Grill & Lounge Featuring touches we make before you
Scenic Patio • 100 % Non-Smoking Facilty
arrive, so you can just
2.5 miles from Expo/QuikTrip Center relax and enjoy.
Microwave & Refrigerator in all Rooms
6110 S. Yale Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74136-1904 T (918) 495 1000
Lobby and Library with Fireplace TulsaAtWarrenPlace.DoubleTree.com

918.878.7777 • 918.878.7779 Hilton HHonors membership, earning of Points & Miles and redemption of points are subject
to HHonors Terms and Conditions. ©2011 Hilton Worldwide
4518 E. Skelly Drive • Tulsa, OK 74135

TulsaMidtown.HGI.com

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Pick Your Passion in

MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma River Country
Music Hall of Waterpark

Fame

Motorcycle Ride
Guides Available

Dirt Track Native American USS Batfish & War Renaissance Festival
Races History & Art Memorial May

866.381.6543

www.muskogeechamber.org

TH E RE’S ON LY ON E.

We have over 2,600 electronic games, seven restaurants, 456 rooms, a media sports bar
with screens as large as 103", as well as exciting bars and nightlife. Add in fun shopping, a
vibrant pool area, non-smoking section, new poker room along with fine dining, a buffet and
food court, not to mention 75,000 square feet of flexible banquet and meeting space, and
there’s something here for everyone.

I-44 EXIT 240 • 800.760.6700
HARDROCKCASINOTULSA.COM

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