Oklahoma City is the largest city and a capital city of the Oklahoma state. The population of this city is about 1,358,452, which is making Oklahoma the largest metropolitan area in this county. Oklahoma City is surrounded by the Canadian, Pottawatomie and Cleveland counties, although much of those areas are suburban or rural. The city is the eighth-largest city in the US. Oklahoma City has a humid subtropical climate, and often fight against many tornadoes and hailstorms. This town offers many colleges and it is making Oklahoma a student’s city. The most famous colleges are the Oklahoma City University, the University of Central Oklahoma and the Oklahoma City Community College. Oklahoma City has several public technology and career education schools that are associated with the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, which include the Francis Tuttle Technology Center and the Metro Technology Center.
1. OKLAHOMA’S HISTORY AND WEALTH
This town is rich with oil, natural gas, and petroleum products which is making Oklahoma City very popular due to its economy status. The city is located in the center of an oil derricks and oil fields. Oklahoma City is located in the I-35 Corridor and is one of the primary paths for travelers who are heading to Mexico and Texas. This city was founded in 1889, and one of the most deadly terror attacks were made here, in 1995. In this attack died 168 people due to terrorism.
2. ART AND ENTERTAINMENT
Oklahoma City is rich with many museums and theaters. Oklahoma City Museum of Art attracts many visitors during the year due to its many exhibits, teacher shows, and movie festivals. Civic Center Music Hall is and opera house that offers many ballets, operas, musicals and many concerts during the year, as well. Other famous theaters are the Poet Theatre, Jewel Box Theatre, Lyric Theatre and Kirkpatrick Auditorium.
Other famous museums that you must visit are The Science Museum Oklahoma which can offer you many features about science, aviation, and other. The Museum of Osteology has over 300 real animal skeletons from all over the world. Exhibits also include locomotion, adaptation, diversity and classification of the kingdom of the vertebrates. The Oklahoma History Center is the history museum and is located across the street from the governor’s mansion. The museum is open since the 2005. It maintains the whole history of the Oklahoma City for many centuries.
3. WHY VISIT OKLAHOMA?
Oklahoma City has over 50 great and legendary attractions including the Western Museum, National Cowboy, and the Myriad Botanical Gardens. This city can offer you a world-class shopping, many great restaurants, and hotels. This city is the ideal spot for a fun and creative weekend. You should visit the Old West, that is located in the Stockyards City or entertain yourself in Remington Park with the horse races, and then have a beautiful dinner in the historic Bricktown. You will adore the Frontier City Theme Park where visitors can see the show with the gun fights. Oklahoma City National Memorial and the Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism can offer you the great part of history of the Oklahoma City.