Best of Chickasaw Country 2021

Congratulations to our 2021 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 2021 Best of Chickasaw Country!

🏆 Best Attraction

Results

34%

Finalists
Blue River – Tishomingo
25%
Chickasaw National Capitol – Tishomingo
3%
Chickasaw National Recreation Area – Sulphur
14%
Turner Falls – Davis
23%

🏆 Best BBQ

Results

45%

Finalists
Blue River Ribs – Tishomingo
10%
Ole Red – Tishomingo
5%
Trails End BBQ and Grill – Wynnewood
15%
Van’s Pig Stand – Purcell
25%

🏆 Best Boutique

Results

44%

Finalists
Kedford Boutique – Tishomingo
16%
Ruby Ranch Boutique – Tishomingo
11%
The Ranch House – Davis
28%
Savvy Parke – Purcell
2%

🏆 Best Family-Friendly Attraction

Results

46%

Finalists
Blue River – Tishomingo
9%
Lazer Zone Family Fun Center – Ada
4%
The Indie Cinema – Tishomingo
15%
Turner Falls Park – Davis
26%

🏆 Best Festival

Results

33%

Finalists
Artesian Arts Festival – Sulphur
7%
Chickasaw Nation Annual Meeting and Festival - Tishomingo
16%
Okie Noodling Festival – Pauls, Valley
32%
National Sand Bass Festival – Madill
12%

🏆 Best Golf Course

Results

36%

Finalists
Brent Bruehl Memorial Golf Course – Purcell
2%
Chickasaw Pointe Golf Club – Kingston
9%
Tishomingo Golf Course – Tishomingo
22%
WinStar Golf Club – Thackerville
31%

🏆 Best Lake

Results

42%

Finalists
Lake of the Arbuckles – Sulphur
16%
Lake Texoma State Park – Kingston
41%
Purcell Lake – Purcell
0%
Elmore City Lake – Elmore City
1%

🏆 Best Live Performance Venue

Results

32%

Finalists
Heritage Hall Performance & Event Venue – Ardmore
3%
McSwain Theatre – Ada
6%
Riverwind Showplace Theatre – Norman
30%
The Doghouse at Ole Red – Tishomingo
30%

🏆 Best Lodging

Results

35%

Finalists
The Artesian Hotel, Casino & Spa – Sulphur
33%
Cedar & Stone Bed and Breakfast – Tishomingo
21%
Lake Texoma Lodge and Resort – Mead
6%
WinStar World Casino Hotel – Thackerville
6%

🏆 Best Museum

Results

42%

Finalists
Chickasaw National Capitol – Tishomingo
19%
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center – Duncan
14%
Greater Southwest Historical Museum – Ardmore
2%
The Toy & Action Figure Museum – Pauls Valley
23%

🏆 Best Overall Dining

Results

29%

Finalists
Aces Sports Grill – Duncan
20%
Gonzalez Mexican Restaurant – Tishomingo
25%
Ole Red – Tishomingo
8%
The Rusty Knot – Purcell
19%

🏆 Best Run or Ride

Results

31%

Finalists
Alfalfa Bill Century Bicycle Ride – Tishomingo
9%
Fireball Classic – Ada
11%
Pontotoc Pursuit – Ada
25%
Stevy’s Run – Tishomingo
24%

🏆 Best Wedding Venue

Results

38%

Finalists
The Grand Canadian Theater – Purcell
10%
The Stables at Washita Farms – Mannsville
8%
The Wildflower – Tishomingo
26%
Waddell Vineyard’s – Ada
18%