General

What are the best and most interesting scenery locations?

Chickasaw Country is home to many scenic and beautiful landmarks, including the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Turner Falls, Arbuckle Mountains, Crossbar Ranch, Lake Murray State Park and the Texoma Lake region. Each is a photographer’s dream, not to mention a wonderful playground for water sports, hiking, biking and fishing.

How should I dress to visit locations in Chickasaw Country?

Dress depends on the time of year you will be visiting. Keep in mind that it does occasionally rain and snow in Oklahoma. Be sure to check the weather before you visit. Remember it's a good idea to wear comfortable shoes. Pack cool, casual, comfortable resort and leisure wear during the warmer months. Also, be sure to pack a jacket or coat during the cooler months. Sunglasses are always good to pack as well. Overexposure from the sun can happen quickly, sunscreen is strongly recommended.

How is mobile and internet service?

Many mobile networks are available throughout Chickasaw Country. Be sure to check with your cellular provider for more information about coverage. Several establishments throughout Chickasaw Country are equipped for Wi-Fi and Internet capabilities. Check with the areas you are visiting for more information.

Where do I find lodging in Chickasaw Country?

Visit the lodging page of Chickasaw Country to access numerous lodging facilities.

What are restaurant, store and museum hours like?

Hours vary greatly from place to place, we recommend calling ahead to confirm business hours for restaurants, businesses and museums.

During which holidays are these places closed?

Some locations may vary on closure dates. Please be sure to call ahead to make sure on location hours. Holidays when you’ll find most museums, restaurants and shops closed:
New Year’s Day
Easter
Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

Where can I get more visitor information?

Check out the many links on this site for visitor information throughout Chickasaw Country. For visitors driving to Oklahoma, there are 12 convenient Tourism Information Centers located throughout the state. Plan to visit the information centers when you arrive in Oklahoma to receive free brochures and travel maps featuring all there is to see and do in Oklahoma. You may also visit the (Request Brochures) page on this site to download a free tourism brochure of the Chickasaw Country region.
Tourism Information Centers located throughout the state:
I-35 from Texas
4 miles north of OK/TX border near Thackerville, OK
580-276-9912

I-35 from Kansas
10 miles south of OK/KS border near Blackwell, OK
580-363-2624

Highway 69 from Texas
2 miles north of OK/TX border
near Colbert, OK
580-296-2672

I-35 at 122nd Street
Oklahoma City, OK
405-478-4637

I-35 from Texas
4 miles north of OK/TX border near Thackerville, OK
580-276-9912

In Oklahoma City
On I-35 at 122nd Street near the intersections of I-40, I-44 and I-35
405-478-4637

I-40 from Texas Panhandle
9 miles east of OK/TX border near Erick, OK
580-526-3283

I-44 from Missouri
25 miles southwest of OK/MO border near Miami, OK
918-542-9303

I-40 from Arkansas
17 miles west of OK/AR border near Sallisaw, OK
918-775-9601

7200 SE 29th
Midwest City, OK
Along I-40
405-739-8232

In Midwest City, OK
7200 SE 29th
Along I-40
405-739-8232

I-44 from Texas
28 miles north of OK/TX border near Walters, OK
580-875-2425

NE 23rd & Lincoln Blvd State Capitol
1st floor
Oklahoma City, OK
405-521-3356

What maps are available within Chickasaw Country?

Getting around Chickasaw Country is easy with the helpful resource of guides and maps. Visit our trip planning page to request brochures and maps.

Where's the best shopping?

From Main Street in Ardmore to the unique locales in Ada to Lake Texoma, Chickasaw Country has long been a great antique shopping and boutique destination. Locally owned businesses and chic boutiques are all part of a charming retail scene that caters to any shopper’s needs. Many popular retail chains can also be found throughout the region.

What kind of things are there for children to do?

The attractions and destinations in Chickasaw Country are fun, educational and very affordable. Below are a few notable attractions that are popular with children. Visit the family page for more information.
Lazer Zone Family Fun Center
McSwain Theater
Chickasaw National Recreational Area

How much time should I plan to spend in Chickasaw Country?

You can plan to spend endless amounts of hours in Chickasaw Country. Short on time? Plan a day or a half-day trip using our trip planner.

Are there places of worship in Chickasaw Country?

There are several churches located in Chickasaw Country. A good way to find a local place of worship is to ask your hotel concierge for locations they recommend in that area.

When's the best time to visit Chickasaw Country?

Every season has something for everyone. Whether you like the warm summer months, the comfort of the spring and fall or Oklahoma’s wintery weather, Chickasaw Country is sure to have tourism locations of your choice. Be sure to check the weather before traveling and visit the trip planner for more information.

What's the weather like in Chickasaw Country?

Chickasaw Country is beautiful year round with four distinct seasons. Spring brings beautiful flowers and rain, while summer can be hot and dry with cooler temperatures at night. Typically, in the fall Oklahoma has mild temperatures and stunning fall foliage. Winters are usually mild with occasional snow.

Where can I get accurate historical and cultural information about Chickasaw Country?

Chickasaw Country is full of historical and cultural landmarks and facilities that house important documents and artifacts of time’s past. Each landmark has a history of its own. Be sure to visit the Arts & Culture page for more information on historical and cultural landmarks and facilities.

Where are historical landmarks to visit?

Chickasaw Country is known for some of its historical landmarks that show the true history of Native American culture and Oklahoma establishment. Please visit the trip planner page for detailed information on historical sites.

Who do I contact for road conditions and safe places in case of extreme weather?

For road conditions and traveler information, you may call (888) 425-2385 or (405) 425-2385.

Nature and outdoors

What are the best and most interesting scenery locations?

Chickasaw Country is home to many scenic and beautiful landmarks, including the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Turner Falls, Arbuckle Mountains, Crossbar Ranch, Lake Murray State Park and the Texoma Lake region. Each is a photographer’s dream, not to mention a wonderful playground for water sports, hiking, biking and fishing.

Golf and spa

What golf courses are located throughout Chickasaw Country?

There are several beautiful places in Chickasaw Country for golf enthusiasts. Visit the golf information page to access a complete list of private and public golf courses.

Stay

What hotel rates should I expect to pay throughout Chickasaw Country?

Whether you're looking for luxurious amenities or an affordable night’s stay, Chickasaw Country has a wide variety of lodging options that offer a comfortable stay for reasonable cost. Visit the hotel locator for more information.

Where are the best locations for RV maintenance and dump stations?

There are several locations for RV maintenance and dump stations in Chickasaw Country.

Attractions

Where's the best shopping?

From Main Street in Ardmore to the unique locales in Ada to Lake Texoma, Chickasaw Country has long been a great antique shopping and boutique destination. Locally owned businesses and chic boutiques are all part of a charming retail scene that caters to any shopper’s needs. Many popular retail chains can also be found throughout the region.

Where can I find the best dance clubs and other night life?

Many towns throughout Chickasaw Country have popular night-life attractions. Whether you are looking for dinner and a movie or karaoke and a dance hall, there are a several places to visit.

What kind of sporting events are most prominent in this area?

Local sporting events are seasonal throughout Chickasaw Country. On occasion, certain facilities provide popular sporting events that host thousands in attendance. Such venues include WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, the Agriplex in Ada, Heritage Hall in Ardmore and convention centers throughout Chickasaw Country.