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Travel Blogs from Oklahoma City
... moved to the historic section. An example of how complete the museum is: the barb wire display has 1300 different barb wire specimens chosen from 8000 submitted. Saddle examples were over 30. Exhibits for cattle drives, Indians, military, are all covered in fine detail.
We spent about 5 hours-so plan to spend the better part of a day and don't worry about food-they have a ...
... are free to spray on the cars; now pieces of the car are missing. Tires are gone, doors are gone. How long until this is gone? And it’s littered with empty spray cans. Now, there are two large dumpsters available for people to deposit their empty cans, but for some reason the cans leave their hands before they even step 10 feet from the cars. We may be vandals, but we’re no litterers. We packed our cans out all the way to St. Louis.
... that used to line it. The new Interstate roads often rip the heart out of certain communities, and many don't survive it.
Light was fading fast and we still had several miles to go to Oklahoma City, so we got onto the I-40 (see how easy it is to ignore Route 66 when you're in a hurry?!) and floored it to OKC, missing a couple of sights that we would have to return to tomorrow. We got there at twilight and managed to drive almost halfway round ...
Bricktown is a cool area of Oklahoma City and is where most of the restaurants, cafes and entertainment area is. After a Starbucks stop (vanilla frap not the gross coffee that they serve here), we head to Chesapeake Arena - home of the OKC Thunders. Its not overly impressive but I still wanted to see the home of the 2014 MVP - Kevin Durant.
After I got my pic, we take a walk down to the botanical parks and take some more ...
... city and this nation will not be defeated" etched into a wall nearby.
We also ate at the famous Cattleman's Steakhouse near the national stockyards and had the presidential t-bone...the one that Bush likes to eat when in Oklahoma City.
Tomorrow is our longest drive on the trip as we near our final destination.
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