I wish we had known about the dinosaur tracks when we camped here in May 2018! We only stayed for one night, but the lake was absolutely gorgeous and our campsite had an amazing view. We will definitely be going back.
Very neat road-side stop after a few hours of nothing in the OK panhandle! My partner sculpts with iron and he was very impressed with the dinosaur sculpture. I loved the little museum and a couple other smaller art installations they had. It was a quick stop, but we enjoyed it!
We stopped here in May 2018 while driving through the OK panhandle, searching for a picturesque spot to eat our picnic lunch. We were disappointed when we couldn't find the salt flats, but the lake was still a nice view. We'd stop here again.
Growing up in a small town in the South, Sonic was the big "hangout" spot for the younger crowd pretty much every night of the week, but especially on Friday nights after home football games. We stopped here in May 2018, having no idea that this was the first official Sonic drive-in. There's a couple original signs and a statue of the creator for a quick photo-op. It was a neat little surprise and the service was great.
This place definitely contains the kitschy soul of Route 66. When I stopped here in May 2018, it seemed a tad neglected. Still a very unique photo opportunity and a great place to stretch your legs and explore.
Ate breakfast here in May 2018 before walking through the Hot Springs bathhouses. The food was filling and delicious, with plenty of options. The coffee was strong and perfect, just like I like it! And you can definitely tell The Pancake Shop is a local institution- the place definitely has a small-town personality. Service was exceptional even though they were busy.
Make sure you do your research before tripping here, as it seems a lot of people expect natural hot springs in a wilderness setting. Instead, it consists of a row of bath houses utilized in the early 20th century, set in the midst of this bustling town. The bathhouses themselves are architecturally unique and the tours are quite interesting if you're into history. There are nature hikes that will take you to the actual hot springs if that's more your speed. I greatly enjoyed the few hours we spent here, and would definitely recommend the stop, even if you're just tripping through AR and want to stretch your legs.
I eat at Kilkenny's every time I'm in Tulsa! It's very authentic and takes me back to my time studying abroad in Ireland. The food is delicious, the Guinness drinks are interesting and wonderful, and the service is always stellar! A must-visit pub.