Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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It is our privilege to invite you to explore the authentic splendor that Chickasaw Country has to offer. We hope your visit to our site will leave you eager to experience the warm spirit of hospitality shared among our people and the communities of south-central Oklahoma.
Chickasaw Country website!
In Chickasaw Country, you will discover a spectrum of natural wonders and adventure among the rolling hills and rippling waters of the land. Bask in the beauty of Mother Nature with a leisurely hike through the Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur. As one of the state's three national parks, this historically treasured area was named by Indian tribes as the "Peaceful Valley of Rippling Waters,” a place where inter-tribal disputes and warfare were forbidden. Spend a day exploring the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur, the largest tribal cultural center in the United States. Located on 109 acres of picturesque land, this state-of-the-art campus utilizes live performances, high-technology multimedia exhibits and galleries as well as a traditional village and natural outdoor spaces to share the story of the unconquered and unconquerable Chickasaw Nation.
An epicenter of entertainment, Chickasaw Country will provide you a diversity of great places to visit, from premier casinos and prized museums to exclusive hotels and exciting attractions. Explore the rich history of the Wild West and the American Cowboy at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum located in Duncan. Enjoy the glitz of gaming at one of the many casinos or gaming centers in Chickasaw Country such as WinStar World Casino and Resort, the largest casino in the world. Or, immerse yourself in a world of vintage grandeur and contemporary luxury at the Artesian Hotel, Casino and Spa in Sulphur.
There are also several tourist information centers located throughout the region, including the Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center in Davis and Chickasaw Visitor Center in Sulphur, that provide a cozy, welcoming environment with free travel information for visitors to Chickasaw Country. Most information centers offer gifts shops with Chickasaw Country-branded retail items and hand-crafted artisan works in addition to showcased artwork by celebrated American Indian artists.
As you explore this site, we trust that you will find exactly what you are looking for as our special guest to Chickasaw Country. We hope that you will let the site serve as your guide to exploring this bold and beautiful destination that we are honored to call home - a place where culture and spirit come alive and adventure awaits. Come discover the spirit of fun in Chickasaw Country.
Bill Anoatubby, Governor
The Chickasaw Nation