Tulsa Travel Guide, OklahomaAn Overview of Tulsa, OK US
Tulsa is the 2nd biggest city in Oklahoma and 45th biggest in the US. With a population of about 384000, it is a principal municipality of the area. The city also serves as the seat of county of the Tulsa County which is the most densely populated one in Oklahoma. The city is located in north-eastern corner of the Oklahoma between the edges of Great Plains and Ozark Mountains.
Though Oklahoma has been placed in the Southern US, the city of Tulsa is greatly influenced by Midwest, Southern and south-west cultural regions. This can be expressed by the city’s cultural centers, museums, art venues, festivals, zoos, park systems and collections of public monuments, artwork and sculptures. Usually in the streamline and zigzag styles, the art deco of the city is dotted along its older neighborhood areas, primarily in the midtown and downtown. A collection of huge art deco structures like Mid continent tower, Philtower and Boston Avenue Methodist Church has attracted huge architectural interest, thus promoting their preservation.
Tulsa prides itself in its beautiful scenic and recreational destinations, growing economy and its cultural attractions. It is a flourishing area which still retains the close-knit attitude and friendliness of smaller cities. There are many schools, museums, universities, shopping centers and cultural spots in the city, making it a great place to visit, live in and raise your family.
There are plentiful of recreational destinations with access to several gorgeous parks, garden centers and lakes. Popular museums include Tulsa Air and Space Museum, Phillbrook Museum of Art, Oklahoma Aquarium and Gilcrease Museum.
With the revitalization of the downtown Tulsa and the construction of BOK Events Center, it has become one of the fresh destinations for restaurants, shopping and nightlife. The Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Tulsa Opera and Tulsa Ballet will give you an idea about the local culture of the downtown. The thriving present, bright future and historic past of the city gives it a progressive atmosphere and positive attitude.
The sectors that have been flourishing in the city are finance, aerospace, technology, high tech, manufacturing and telecommunications. Headquarters of several financial corporations are present in the Tulsa city and this is the true indication of the city’s economic growth and development. There are plentiful of housing options in the city and if you are a golf lover, you may want to visit the Southern Hall and LaFortune Park. After all, Tulsa has everything to offer within your budget range.
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- Polo Grill
travel tip by tibi posted more then 30 days ago
The place could be excellent for a date due to its dim lighting, but it is also great for friendly gathering or family outings, though maybe small kids wouldn't really enjoy themselves so much in the Polo Grill. The atmosphere is...
- University of Tulsa Campus
travel tip by kachou_n posted more then 30 days ago
Though it may be more interesting for students, the University of Tulsa Campus can be just as 'entertaining' or adults as your youngsters as well. There are quite many student dorms, and even a small stadium. Many of the...
- Tulsa Garden Center
travel tip by lindamura posted more then 30 days ago
We've been to the Tulsa Garden Center last year during summer and we can only recommend the place. It is as good that the facility is not open during winter, because you wouldn't see anything of the real beauty of the garden,...
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