Oklahoma, The All-Terrain Vacation
Mile for mile, Oklahoma offers the nation’s most diverse
terrain. It’s one of only four states with more than 10 ecoregions,
and has by far, the most per mile in America.* Oklahoma’s ecoregions –
or, terrains/subclimates – include everything from Rocky Mountain foothills
to cypress swamps, tallgrass prairies, and hardwood forests to pine-covered mountains.
Each is graced with wide blue lakes, rivers and streams. Plus, there’s one
man-made type of terrain: urban turf.
variety sets the stage for endless adventure. Hiking. Biking. Dune buggy riding.
Mountain climbing. Scuba diving. Hang gliding. Horseback riding. Floating. Boating.
Camping. Canoeing. Fishing. Hunting. Spelunking. Bird watching. Rafting. Kayaking.
Rappelling. And out and out playing. Here, road trips are American samplers of
Oklahoma’s urban turf offers all kinds of excitement: Oklahoma City’s
winding waterways and brick streets in Bricktown and the vibrant Western Avenue
restaurant district. Tulsa is a mecca of Art Deco architecture and gracious urban
sophistication. Check out the Cherry Street entertainment district and the new
Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks.
If you’re planning a weekend escape or a family getaway, make plans for
Oklahoma. It’s 12 terrains and countless amazing getaways – right
here in Native America.
* EPA Ecoregions of the U.S.