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Aug 15, 2023

Your Guide to Family Fun Month!

5 Destinations to Get Back to Love.

August is Family Fun Month, and if you needed an excuse to get out and unwind with each other, this is it! With one month of summer left, it’s the perfect time to squeeze in as many experiences together as possible, and these destinations set the perfect backdrop.

Go. Find. Unwind.


Oklahoma City Zoo

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Hang out with lorikeets in the Explorikeet Feeding or go behind the scenes on a Wild Encounter with Komodo dragons, bears, bison, rhinos, elephants and Galapagos tortoises. There are endless ways to enhance your trip to the Zoo.

USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex

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There are a variety of competitions occurring through September 21 including All-American Games, Oklahoma City Spark and the Armed Forces Men’s and Women’s Championship.

Wheeler District

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Take a spin on the Ferris wheel, enjoy the view of the OKC skyline, play a round of ping pong or cornhole, relax in the hammocks, grub on yummy food truck items or enjoy the other amenities in the district near the park. You can document the fun with the OKC photo op sign.

The Artesian Hotel, Casino & Spa

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Peruse the shops at The Artesian, grab a treat from Bedré Café or Sweet Swirlz, make a splash into the indoor-outdoor pool or pamper yourself in the Sole’renity Spa. With nearby attractions like the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Turner Falls, Chickasaw Cultural Center and Lake of the Arbuckles, the possibilities for fun are limitless.

Chickasaw Retreat & Conference Center

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You’ll find one of the most picturesque views of the rolling hills of the Arbuckle Mountains atop CRCC. There is plenty of room to sprawl out and enjoy outdoor recreation, be it fishing, hiking, kayaking, volleyball or horseshoes. Indoors, you can enjoy the on-site spa, fitness center, indoor pool and hot tub.

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