Uncovering Oklahoma's Best-Kept Secrets

With more than 7,600 square miles making up Chickasaw Country, there are countless places to explore. But where to start? We searched high and low throughout south-central Oklahoma to uncover some of Chickasaw Country’s hidden gems that are definitely worth the drive!

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Jitters Coffee House

Jitters in Duncan offers a comfortable & inviting coffee house environment unlike any other in Duncan. They have everything from classic coffee to house made specialty beverages.

Latté Da Coffee House

After a day exploring Tishomingo, Latté Da Coffee House is a cozy place to unwind while also enjoying specialty coffee, homemade pastries, sandwiches, soup and more.

Silver City Coffee

Silver City Coffee is Tuttle's very own drive-thru coffee shop. They are family owned and operated, and their goal is to serve Tuttle and surrounding areas with great coffee! The coffee beans and all other gourmet coffee supplies are bought from businesses right in Oklahoma City.

Ten Arrows Coffee & Bistro

Ten Arrows Coffee & Bistro in Blanchard is more than just a place to enjoy a good cup of joe. Visitors can play games upstairs in the loft or chillout on the rooftop patio while enjoying a delicious meal from the bistro.

Chair and game

Instagram-able Sunset Spots

Bromide Hill

The Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur offers picturesque views and plenty of outdoor fun, but a sunset view from the top of Bromide Hill really takes the cake.

Turner Falls Scenic Lookout/Arbuckle Mountains Scenic Turnouts

The Arbuckle Mountains south of Davis are an outdoor lover’s oasis with hiking trails, waterfalls and hidden caves that set the stage for a beautiful Oklahoma sunset.

Fossil Creek Ranch

Named after the many fossils recovered onsite, the Fossil Creek Ranch in Fitzhugh is the perfect place to hold an event with a stunning sunset view.

Muscle Car Ranch

Set on a 100 year old dairy farm in Chickasha, OK, the first 30 acres of the Muscle Car Ranch features a neon and porcelain sign museum. Other attractions include displays of rare muscle cars and bikes, automotive folk art, and oil and gas memorabilia. 

Lake Murray Lodge

Take in a sunset over the water at Oklahoma’s oldest and largest state park. The Lake Murray Lodge in Ardmore has rooms and Swadley's Foggy Bottom Kitchen overlooking the lake for the perfect spot to watch the sunset.

Sunset over lake

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B-Ray's BBQ

With ribs that fall off the bone, juicy pulled pork, and heaping portions, it is no wonder B-Ray's is a local favorite. If you are in need for catering for meetings, luncheons, graduations, birthdays, anniversaries, they are your place!

Ya Ya's Coffee and Bakery

Ya Ya's Coffee and Bakery in Purcell has the best sticky buns in town! Some of the local favorites include their pastries and specialty coffees. Stop by while strolling Main Street for a yummy dessert and delicious cup of coffee at Ya Ya's Coffee and Bakery! 

Buck N' Beauties Boutique

Buck N' Beauties Boutique in Tishomingo offers the cutest fashion trends with a little bit of western flare from toddler to women's plus sizes. Be on the look out for this hidden boutique whenever you need your next girls night outfit or a mama & me matching set!

Merry Meadows Farm

Merry Meadows Farm in Kingston is a small, woman-owned farm that opened in 2020. Merry Meadows holds a old-fashioned farmers' market each month with a variety of shopping, activities from homemade pies, cakes, gifts and face painting and so much more!

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Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies

You can’t take a road trip along I-35 without a pit stop at Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies in Davis. Whether wanting a hearty breakfast pie with bacon, egg and cheese or a fruity pie with cherry or peach, these delicious treats never disappoint.

Cotton Blossom Winery

Load up into the car and head to Marlow for complimentary wine tasting at Cotton Blossom Winery. They offer 16 varieties of wine made right there on-site that are sure to suit every palette.

Petal Pusher Farms

Located just 30 miles south of Oklahoma City, Petal Pusher Farms in Purcell offers visitors a fun way to get outside and pick flowers and turn them into beautiful bouquets during their U-pick events on the farm.

Dorian’s Watermelon Stand

Dorian’s Watermelon Stand knows all about farm to table. Located between Rush Springs and Marlow, this stand offers seasonal fruits and vegetables as well as grass-fed beef, fresh salsa, pickled okra and more. Be sure to stop by when you’re headed to the Rush Springs Watermelon Festival for their delicious home-grown tomatoes and watermelon!

The Taste by Chef Rodney

Chef Rodney and the team at The Taste serve classy, country cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere in downtown Marietta where you’re sure to find something to enjoy on the ever-changing menu. Don’t forget to finish off your meal with one their delicious homemade desserts.

 

Dorian's Stand near Marlow, Oklahoma

Museums in Chickasaw Country

Forgotten Wheels Museum 

The Forgotten Wheels Museum in Davis is a must-stop for a peak at some of the most unique cars and motorcycles spanning across the decades! View vintage automobiles, classic motorcycles, memorabilia and riding accessories at this treasure trove for automotive lovers. The museum offers free admission so don't forget to pick up a couple souvenirs such as t-shirts, gifts, and postcards from this one-of-a-kind museum!

Now that the cat is out of the bag on south-central Oklahoma’s best kept secrets, take us along for the ride as you discover these Chickasaw Country treasures! Use #VisitChickasaw on your social media photos for a chance to be featured on our channels.

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