If there's one place perfect to cut loose and kick off your Sunday shoes, it's Elmore City. The town's history inspired the 1984 movie "Footloose" when a high school class successfully debated permission to have a city-ordained dance ban lifted. The entire community celebrates this success annually at the Footloose Festival!
First State Bank Museum is a historical banking building dating back to the early 1900s. The building is constructed of hand-molded sand blocks from a nearby creek. This incredible bank was named the very first state bank charter established at statehood. Now visitors can take a look at historical memorabilia in the First State Bank Museum, which opened as a historical museum in 1996. The museum has multiple original documents dating back to statehood. Stop by to visit a true gem in Oklahoma history!
If you need a haircut and a stylish outfit, Blaireau Salon and Boutique has it both. Stylists, fashionistas and owners Julie Parker and Tamara Tadlock offer a unique environment for salon services and browsing trendy fashions. For another two-for-one experience, head over to Blue Daisy Flowers & Gifts also located on Main Street. This floral and boutique shop is full of country-chic home décor, homemade gifts, tasteful kitchen additions, trendy boutique apparel, adorable baby finds and incredible floral arrangements with personality.
For a relaxing outdoor experience, head to Elmore City Lake. It's just a short distance from the main shopping area and has disc golf, a playground, boat ramps and camping sites all in a convenient location.
Enjoy homestyle fare at the Badgers Den Café. The restaurant features a family-friendly dining atmosphere and a menu full of local favorites including a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner items. Most notably, try their famous Double Breaded Chicken Fry. It is made to perfection. Don't forget about dessert! Badgers Den Café offers a variety of home-style sweets including cobblers, pies and milkshakes.
For accommodations, stay at Flyin D Ranch located within the Arbuckle Mountain Region on 440 acres. This beautiful land has two cabins starting at $125 a night. Surrounding the cabins are walking trails, cattle, horses, goats and much more.