Ah, spring. There are many things to look forward to like warmer weather, St. Patrick’s Day and Spring Break. The kiddos are ready for some time away from school, but as we all know, the weather can be somewhat unpredictable in these parts. So, we’re breaking down the top 10 Spring Break ideas, whatever the weather!
Hide Out Indoors
Lazer Zone Family Fun Center
There’s something for everyone to enjoy at Lazer Zone Family Fun Center in Ada. The 60,000 square foot facility has black light bowling, a two-story laser tag arena, 3D black light mini golf, batting cages and an arcade.
Toy and Action Figure Museum
From Star Wars to Batman and everything in between, the Toy and Action Figure Museum in Pauls Valley has been showcasing thousands of action figures in fun and interactive displays since opening their doors in 2005.
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Who says you can’t still learn while on Spring Break? The Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan is a state-of-the-art museum that provides an interactive experience showcasing life “on the trail.” If your little buckaroo can’t get enough of the Old West, enjoy Spring Break like a cowboy at this iconic Chickasaw Country museum.
Urban Escape Rooms/ Urban Air Adventure Park
Spend a day in Ardmore exercising your body and mind. Bounce around at one of the many trampoline arenas or take on the challenge course at Urban Air Adventure Park. Or race against the clock to accomplish your mission at Urban Escape Rooms.
Braum’s Family Farm
Witness the magic unfold at Braum’s Family Farm in Tuttle. Watch delicious treats like ice cream, ice cream cones, cookies and so much more being made while learning all about the history of this Oklahoma staple; did we mention there’s ice cream at the end of the tour?!
Turner Falls/ 777 Zipline
Natural caves, hiking trails, a castle and a 77-foot waterfall create the perfect playground for outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors have been exploring Turner Falls and the 1,500 acres surrounding it for many years. If you’re feeling adventurous, take in the view from 777 Zipline overlooking the park and zip 777 feet across the sky!
Three Sisters Celebration
Welcome the change of the seasons at the Three Sisters Celebration in Sulphur. It’s one of the Chickasaw Cultural Center’s biggest events of the year and features food, gardening demonstrations, make-and-take crafts and more. This is a must-do spring event in south-central Oklahoma!
A day at Lake Murray State Park is always a fun way to soak up the sun! Visitors have many activities to choose from like saddling up and exploring the trails by horseback at the Lake Murray Riding Stables. Visitors can make a splash on the water slides, Wave Runners, kayaks and paddle boats at Lake Murray Water Sports and Mini Golf. Be sure to take in the view from the top of Tucker Tower on Lake Murray!
Cast a line at one of south-central Oklahoma’s official Fishing Trail stops! The Blue River Fishing Area is best known for its abundance of trout, bass, crappie and blue catfish while also offering visitors camping spots and scenic views. Tackle more of the Oklahoma Fishing Trail with the help of our blog on the south-central loop!
Outdoor Powersports Offroad Park at Crossbar Ranch
Tucked away in the Arbuckle Mountains are 6,500 acres full of trails, rocks and creeks creating the ultimate paradise for off-roading. Cross Bar Ranch is the largest area in Oklahoma dedicated to ATV and motorcycle off-road riding; just bring an adventurous spirit, and they’ll provide the rest!
We hope you have an awesome Spring Break in Chickasaw Country! Share your photos with us using #VisitChickasaw so we can follow along on your journeys.