Attractions in Oklahoma City

The Bricktown District
There is excellent shopping and people watching along the Bricktown Canal, and flat-bottom water taxi's are ideal not only for short sightseeing tours but are also popular for voyaging between cafes, shops and nightclubs along the canal. Close by is the Bricktown Ballpark where the Minor League Oklahoma City RedHawks can be found.

Tap Werks Ale House and Cafe is another pub that offers a large selection of beers with more than one hundred different brews on tap and one hundred and fifty other brands sold by the bottle. A food menu is available with quirky German specialty items such as sausages and schnitzel. An upstairs club offers pool tables, music and a dance floor.

If you prefer to beat the heat, White Water Bay is a large water park with a myriad of attractions including Cannonball Falls which boasts an entertaining slide that ends in a six foot drop. The park offers more than thirty water related slides and rides. The park is very child friendly.

The Myriad Botanical Gardens offer a variety of different areas and is located in the center of the downtown area. Spring fed pools showcase native fish and wildlife as well as Japanese koi, and stone pathways provide excellent walking trails alongside meandering streams in the Meinders Gardens. The crystal bridge Tropical Conservatory possesses an actual waterfall and presents different plant ranges such as dry mountains and tropical rain forests. There is a children's area as well as a dog park.

Oklahoma City Art Museum displays contemporary art from the 19th and 20th centuries. Located in the Art District, various temporary exhibits are showcased throughout the year.

Oklahoma City National Memorial is a tribute to the April 19th, 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building is a must see. The captivating monument is outside and the Memorial has a museum that describes the events of the day. Night visits to the Memorial are possible.