Canvassing Chickasaw Country


  • 22 Things To Do in 2022

    December 16, 2021

    Happy New Year! It's travel planning season and I've brought you 22 places in Chickasaw Country to add to your 2022 travel bucket list. Whether you’re a longtime local or first-time visitor, there’s something for everyone; and I suggest you try visiting ...

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  • Explore the Chickasaw National Recreation Area

    August 2, 2021

    Hi friends!    I’m one of those people who LOVES where I came from. Since I was a little kid, I’ve found it incredibly special to live in a small, rural town of Oklahoma. The people are resilient, hard-working and kind-hearted. I’m ...

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  • 6 Summer Festivals in Chickasaw Country

    May 20, 2021

    Hi friends! Can you feel it? Summer is in the air. School is out and those hot summer days are only a little ways away. I don’t know about you, but I’m obsessed with summer. There’s something about this time of year that ...

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  • Spring has Sprung in CC!

    February 10, 2021

    Spring is here! The promise of warmer temperatures, longer days and a little time to enjoy nice weather before that Oklahoma heat creeps up on us is here! In my humble opinion, Chickasaw Country looks great no matter the season, but there’s just something about springtime that really ...

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  • Santa Claus is coming to Chickasaw Country

    November 7, 2019

      Mr. Claus is a very busy man this time of year, and yet, he still travels down from the North Pole to make several appearances in Chickasaw Country! Here’s a list of places to catch Old St. Nick before he heads back up to his workshop: Ada ...

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  • Falling for Fall

    October 9, 2019

    I’ve anxiously been waiting this time of year since the blistering heat in July, and even though it seemed to take forever, fall is finally here! Cue me happy dancing around my house to Monster Mash.   Fall is my favorite, it always has been. To me, ...

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  • Ayowa’ Garden Tours, an Edible Experience

    September 19, 2019

      This fall, experience an immersive (and delicious!) tour of the Chickasaw Cultural Center’s grounds with the Ayowaꞌ Garden to Gourmet Agritours. Guided by the Cultural Center’s knowledgeable staff in Sulphur, you’ll get a first-hand look at Chickasaw culture, with a culinary twist! This ...

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  • The Chickasaw Nation Annual Festival

    August 28, 2019

    The Stratford Peach Festival and the Rush Springs Watermelon Festival filled my summer days with tons of fun and lots of delicious fruit. But now the seasons are changing and it’s time to kick off the fall festivals! Who’s with me?  To start the season ...

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  • A Rivalry Renewed

    August 26, 2019

    Nine miles.  That’s all it takes to divide Murray County, Oklahoma each September. Once a year the distant Arbuckles tremble with the intensity of a feud that has raged with passion for generations, and it’s known by three words.  Murray County Bedlam. Sons, fathers, ...

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  • Guide to the Northeast Region of Chickasaw Country

    August 26, 2019

    In south-central Oklahoma, you will find 13 counties that are part of Chickasaw Country. The area is 7,648 square miles of lakes, waterfalls, ziplines, festivals, museums, and so much more fun. Chickasaw Country is broken up into 4 regions– northwest, southwest, northeast, and southeast. Each of the 4 regions are home ...

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About our Bloggers

Hi friends! This is the Chickasaw Country team. We are a group of folks dedicated to showing off all the great people and places around our area. Whether you enjoy the outdoors, shopping, festivals, or just getting away from it all, Chickasaw Country offers plenty of getaways to choose from. Follow along with our travels and find your next adventure!