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Best of Chickasaw Country 2020

Congratulations to our 2020 Best of Chickasaw Country Winners!

You nominated and voted for your favorite attractions, festivals, restaurants and more. Now it’s time to find out who’s taking home top honors in the 2020 Best of Chickasaw Country!

🏆 Best Attraction

Results

57%

Finalists
Chickasaw National Recreation Area - Sulphur
18%
Chickasaw Cultural Center - Sulphur
11%
Blue River - Tishomingo
14%
Sole'renity Spa and Little Soles Kids Spa - Sulphur
1%

🏆 Best BBQ

Results

80%

Finalists
Trails End BBQ and Grill - Wynnewood
6%
Ole Red - Tishomingo
8%
Pig Skins BBQ - Ada
4%
Van's Pig Stand - Purcell
3%

🏆 Best Boutique

Results

47%

Finalists
Ruby Ranch - Tishomingo
5%
Savvy Park - Purcell
2%
The Mix Mercantile - Sulphur
41%
Kedford Boutique - Tishomingo
5%

🏆 Best Casino

Results

55%

Finalists
WinStar World Casino and Resort - Thackerville
26%
The Artesian Hotel, Casino and Spa - Sulphur
7%
Riverwind Casino - Norman
6%
Treasure Valley Casino - Davis
5%

🏆 Best Family-Friendly Attraction

Results

38%

Finalists
Turner Falls Park - Davis
36%
Chickasaw Cultural Center - Sulphur
18%
Sole'renity Spa and Little Soles Spa - Sulphur
1%
Lazer Zone Family Fun Center - Ada
7%

🏆 Best Festival

Results

55%

Finalists
Chickasaw Nation Annual Festival - Tishomingo
14%
Artesian Arts Festival - Sulphur
10%
Sandbass Festival - Madill
19%
AdaFest - Ada
3%

🏆 Best Golf Course

Results

55%

Finalists
Tishomingo Golf Course - Tishomingo
13%
Chickasaw Pointe Golf Club - Kingston
10%
Lake Murray State Park Golf Course - Ardmore
14%
Brent Bruehl Memorial Golf Course - Purcell
9%

🏆 Best Lake

Results

44%

Finalists
Lake of the Arbuckles - Sulphur
11%
Lake Murray - Ardmore
41%
Veterans Lake - Sulphur
3%
Waurika Lake - Waurika
1%

🏆 Best Live Performance Venue

Results

51%

Finalists
The Doghouse at Ole Red - Tishomingo
16%
Riverwind Showplace Theatre - Norman
13%
McSwain Theatre - Ada
9%
Sneaky Tiki Restaurant and Brewery - Mead
12%

🏆 Best Lodging

Results

40%

Finalists
The Artesian Hotel, Casino and Spa - Sulphur
31%
Cedar and Stone B&B - Tishomingo
10%
WinStar World Casino and Resort - Thackerville
17%
Secret Garden Cottages - Sulphur
2%

🏆 Best Museum

Results

71%

Finalists
Chickasaw National Capitol - Tishomingo
10%
Chickasaw Bank Museum - Tishomingo
5%
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center - Duncan
10%
Arbuckle Historical Society Museum - Davis
5%

🏆 Best Overall Dining

Results

44%

Finalists
Gonzalez Mexican Restaurant - Tishomingo
7%
Sneaky Tiki Restaurant and Brewery - Mead
13%
Ole Red - Tishomingo
3%
Fat Bully's - Sulphur
32%

🏆 Best Run or Ride

Results

45%

Finalists
Alfalfa Bill Century Bike Ride - Tishomingo
6%
Bison View 5k - Sulphur
23%
Stevy's Run - Tishomingo
17%
Fireball Classic - Ada
8%

🏆 Best Wedding Venue

Results

47%

Finalists
The Wildflower - Tishomingo
8%
Chickasaw Retreat and Conference Center - Sulphur
7%
Grand Canadian Theatre - Purcell
11%
Lake Texoma Lodge and Resort - Mead
28%