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Oklahoma City Travel Guide, Oklahoma

Oklahoma, the city with finest events and festival

The name Oklahoma has been derived from the Choctaw phrases Okla and homma, which literally means red people. Oklahoma is a state nestled in South Central expanse of the US.

With tiny mountain ranges, eastern forests and prairie, maximum of Oklahoma is surrounded by the Greater Plains as well as US Interior Highlands (a region particularly prone to high weather). With the prevalence of Irish, English, Native American and German ancestry, above than 20 Native American foreign languages are spoken in this state, more then any other state.

It is situated on a confluence of three main American cultural districts and historically served as the route for cattle drives, a government approved territory for the Native Americans and a destination for the southern settlers. A part of Bible Belt, the widespread belief of the evangelical Christianity makes Oklahoma one of the highly politically conservative states.

Art and cultural overview

In the state’s biggest urban vicinity, pockets of the jazz music prosper and the Mexican and Asian enclaves, Native American produce art and music of their individual cultures. The Bartlesville’s Oklahoma Mozart festival is the major classical music festivals in the entire southern US. While the City festival of Arts, is been recognized as the finest art festivals in the whole nation.

The outdoor amphitheater in Sand Springs known as “Discoveryland” is the authorized performance H.Q. for the melodious Oklahoma. Until now, the state has created various musical styles like Western Swings and The Tulsa Sound.

Events and Festivals

The centennial celebration of Oklahoma’s was named as the most excellent event in US in 2007, by ABA (American Bus Association).

The annual ethnic events and festivals take place all through the state and incorporate festivals in Italian, Scottish, Irish, Vietnamese, Czech, Native American, Mexican, Arab, African American and Jewish communities representing traditions and cultural heritage.

In the ten day run in the Oklahoma City, the State Fair attracts about one million people. While the Asian festivals, Juneteenth celebrations and Large powwows are organized every year in the city.

The Tulsa State Fair magnetizes large number of people and the Mayfest festival entertains around 370,000 individuals in four days each year.

Transportation

When it comes to transportation in Oklahoma, the city is generated through an anchor method of commuter rail lines, interstate highways, mass transit airways, seaports and airports networks. Nestled near the integral point in the US Interstate network, the city constitutes four auxiliary thruway highways and three interstate expressways.


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  • party-girlWorld of Wings Pigeon Center
    travel tip by party-girl posted more then 30 days ago
    A small museum that is dedicated to pigeons and even training them to race, the World of Wings Pigeon Center is a great stop, if you are driving in that direction. I've never seen so many birds (pigeons) in one place and it was...
  • norfolkjonThe Coach House
    travel tip by norfolkjon posted more then 30 days ago
    Located in the Nichols Hills Plaza, The Coach House is an absolute hit as a restaurant, especially if you would like take your date out to lunch, dinner. The atmosphere and the decoration of the place just adds to the delicious taste...
  • SophiaIngrid's Kitchen
    travel tip by Sophia posted more then 30 days ago
    More than 30 years has Ingrid's Kitchen been serving German recipe based dishes to customers of Oklahoma City and other visitors. Their meals are absolutely delicious, but the best part of a lunch or dinner are the desserts. My...
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