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For more information regarding the coronavirus as it relates to the Chickasaw Nation, please visit our information pages below. We will continue to update these pages regularly as the situation progresses. Thank you for your understanding during this time.

For all Chickasaw Country cancellations and closings please contact the business directly.

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Uncovering Chickasaw Country’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!

Perk Up

Viridian Coffee

Located in Duncan, Viridian Coffee offers visitors a fresh cup of coffee from their roastery across the street and provides just the jolt of energy you need to explore Duncan’s rich history.

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.

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 rolling hills 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.

Big Creek Events

Enjoy an Oklahoma sunset at Big Creek Events in Asher. This venue is tucked away with over 1,000 acres of scenic land and is the perfect place for any special occasion.

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 restaurants overlooking the lake for the perfect spot to watch the sunset.

Sunset over lake

What’s New in Chickasaw Country

Kochendorfer Brewing Co.

Nestled in the Duncan woodlands is Chickasaw Country’s newest brewery, Kochendorfer Brewing Co. Their passion for beer and people has made it the ultimate place to hang out with friends.

The Pennington Inn

Originally constructed in the early 1900’s, The Pennington Inn is a quaint three-room inn offering guests easy access to great dining options, entertainment and nightlife in downtown Tishomingo.

That Extra Touch

Shopping enthusiasts, rejoice! That Extra Touch in Allen is the newest place to find one-of-a-kind art. Almost everything was made by the shop owners who wanted to share their passion with the world. Shoppers can find home décor, jewelry, handbags, accessories and flower arrangements for the perfect gift.

Old Silo Winery

It started as a dream to open a small rustic winery and turned into a reality when Old Silo Winery opened its doors. Guests can give their limited edition batches of wine a try at the old grain silo that’s been converted into a tasting room.

Big Belly Deli

Since opening their doors in August of 2019, Big Belly Deli is a great new addition to Marlow’s Main Street. Their twist on favorites like their “Not Your Momma’s Grilled Cheese” and rotating specials always leave visitors coming back for more.

Made in Chickasaw Country 

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.

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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