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If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.

Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.
Buck Atom's Cosmic Curios on 66
Buck Atom's Cosmic Curios on 66

(918) 895-9769

1347 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK 74120   Directions Website

In the 1960s, 20-foot-tall fiberglass statues were considered the height of outdoor advertising. But while these giants became popular roadside attractions, many fell into disrepair or needed more time. Nowadays, you can still find some larger-than-life figures, like Buck Atom, the 21-foot-tall space cowboy at Buck Atom's Cosmic Curios on 66 in Tulsa's Meadow Gold District.

This unique retailer offers a fun photo op with Buck Atom and a variety of Oklahoma gifts showcasing Route 66, Bigfoot, Tulsa, Will Rogers, the Blue Whale, and the Golden Driller. If you get hungry, you can grab some delicious food from the Tulsa Brisket Co. food truck parked on Buck's lot. And if you want to make your visit even more unique, you can stay overnight at Buck's Cosmic Crash Pad, an AirBnB behind the shop. So come on down and celebrate the magic of the Mother Road at Buck Atom's Cosmic Curios on 66.

Firey Trails of Tulsa
Firey Trails of Tulsa

(918) 227-1025

19756 W 61st St S
Sand Springs, OK 74063   Directions Website

Are you looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy some quality time with your loved ones? Look no further than Firey Trails of Tulsa, located 30 minutes from town on 60 beautiful rural acres. The group hayride and campfire experience is the perfect way to enjoy the beauty of Oklahoma's countryside.

With amenities like a covered pavilion and fire pit, you'll have everything you need to make lasting memories with your family and friends. And with reserved-in-advance hayride group events hosted by Ray and Diana Firey since 1989, you can trust that your event will be in good hands. So why wait? Book your next outing at Firey Trails today and experience the best of rural Oklahoma.

Hochatown Escape Games
Hochatown Escape Games

(580) 579-8901

125 N Lukfata Trl Rd
Broken Bow, OK 74728   Directions Website

Gather up to 10 of your adventurous friends and prepare for an exhilarating hour of finding clues, unlocking locks, solving puzzles, and escaping the game. You can choose from 4 unique scenarios. Hochatown Escape Games are designed for all ages and skill sets so everyone can enjoy the fun. Whether you escape, you'll walk away with unforgettable memories of this exciting experience.

If you want something more laid back, try the Hochatown Scavenger Hunt. This map-guided tour will take you around Beavers Bend State Park and surrounding areas, allowing you to learn some trivia and create lasting memories. You will want to experience this unique adventure.

Meadow Lake Ranch
Meadow Lake Ranch

(918) 494-6000

3450 S 137th W Ave
Sand Springs, OK 74063   Directions Website

Get ready for the ultimate getaway just outside of Tulsa at Meadowlake Ranch. This ranch offers fun recreation for groups and families, featuring activities like RTV tours, tractor-pulled wagon rides, canoeing, boat fishing, shooting, and even the chance to be a ranch hand for a day. You can also learn to shoot a 'Six-Gun' and Henry Lever Action Rifle, throw a tomahawk, shoot a bow and arrow, rope a straw steer, and more.

If you're planning a wedding, Meadow Lake Ranch offers a relaxed, nature-centered environment with beautiful landscaping and unique features like running streams with waterfalls. It's the perfect place for your wedding and reception. But Meadow Lake Ranch isn't just for weddings. Whether you're planning a family or school reunion, corporate event, celebration of life, company picnic, bachelor or bachelorette party, birthday, anniversary, bridal or baby shower, or team retreat, Meadow Lake Ranch has you covered.

Oilers Ice Center
Oilers Ice Center

(918) 252-0011

6413 S Mingo Rd
Tulsa, OK 74133   Directions Website

It's time for a fun and exciting weekend, where you can strap on a pair of skates and head to the Oilers Ice Center in Tulsa. You can enjoy a thrilling Friday night skate or hit the ice on weekends. And if you're new to skating, don't worry. Private lessons are available every day of the week.

The Oiler's Ice Center offers a variety of ice skating activities, including public skating, programs for kids and adults, and private rentals. Whether summer or winter, you can always enjoy the thrill of gliding across the ice at this indoor rink. Join the Learn to Skate program or take figure skating classes to improve your skating skills. The center offers hockey and curling leagues for those who prefer a more competitive experience. Need your skates? No problem! Skate rentals are available on-site, and the pro shop carries all the gear you need for skating sports. And if you're not in the mood to skate, you can always watch the action from the bleachers or grab a snack from the glass concession stand.

Rock Cafe
Rock Cafe

(918) 968-3990

114 W Main St
Stroud, OK 74079   Directions Website

Have you heard of the Rock Cafe in Stroud? This iconic eatery has been around since 1939 and has become a popular destination for Route 66 travelers. Despite facing a fire in 2008, the restaurant has maintained its historic charm with its original rock walls, foundation, and grill from WWII.

The menu features unique items like the alligator burger, Reuben sandwich, and German jager schnitzel that keep customers returning for more. It's no wonder that the Rock Cafe has served many famous faces, including Robert Plant, Matt Groening, and Bryant Gumbel. The cafe was owned by Dawn Welch in 1993 and inspired a character in the animated film "Cars." If you're looking for some rural Oklahoma hospitality and a taste of history, the Rock Cafe is worth a visit.

The Cave House
The Cave House

(918) 378-1952

1623 W Charles Page Blvd
Tulsa, OK 74127   Directions Website

Have you ever driven past the Cave House in Tulsa and wondered about its story? If so, you're not alone. This quirky building has a fascinating history dating back to the 1920s when it was built as the Cave Garden Restaurant. By day, the restaurant served food on picnic tables, but at night, it transformed into a speakeasy accessed through a secret tunnel in the fireplace that led to a big room under the hill.

Today, the Cave House is a museum dedicated to this piece of Tulsa's past. You can schedule a guided tour to see the meandering halls and steep staircase and learn about the exciting characters that once lived there. The current owner has decorated the interior with nods to previous occupants, including a key tree for the mysterious key woman who is said to have haunted the house. Unsurprisingly, the house has been featured on HGTV's "Home Strange Home" and in the book "Weird Oklahoma."

The Church Studio
The Church Studio

(918) 894-2965

304 S Trenton Ave
Tulsa, OK 74120   Directions Website

Experience the rich history of rock 'n roll at The Church Studio, a state-of-the-art recording studio located in the bustling Studio Row district of Tulsa. Initially built in 1915 as Grace M.E. Church, the building was transformed into a creative haven for songwriters, musicians, and engineers under the leadership of Leon Russell in 1972. Today, The Church Studio offers the perfect blend of digital and analog recording with a spacious live room, four isolation booths, two reverb/echo chambers, plate reverb, and an impressive collection of vintage gear.

Whether you're a music enthusiast or a professional recording artist, The Church Studio is open for tours, special concerts, and venue rentals. Immerse yourself in the history of the Tulsa Sound, a genre developed by Russell and fellow Oklahoman JJ Cale that blends blues, country, and rock to create a unique, laid-back style of Southern-style rock-and-roll. The "Tulsa Sound" is celebrated by creatives who honor the musical pioneers that came before them. Walk in the footsteps of legendary musicians like Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, and Tom Petty as you explore the archives and exhibits at The Church Studio.

Tulsa Garden Center
Tulsa Garden Center

(918) 746-5125

2435 S Peoria Ave
Tulsa, OK 74114   Directions Website

The Tulsa Garden Center is such a beautiful and vast place that they grow their plants and gardens in thousands of ways. This center is truly a horticultural headquarters that offers a variety of educational opportunities for the community, and visitors can enjoy a stroll around the grounds for free.

The Tulsa Garden Center is a nonprofit organization that hosts lectures, classes, plant shows, and special events throughout the year. They even have 16 affiliated "Plant Society" organizations that call the center their home for their horticultural and environmental activities. Guests can also explore the mansion and admire the historical photographs and original elements that have been preserved. It's truly a unique experience for everyone who visits.

Utica Square
Utica Square

(918) 742-5531

1709 Utica Sq
Tulsa, OK 74114   Directions Website

Take a stroll hand-in-hand at Utica Square, the beloved retail and restaurant center in midtown Tulsa. It's the perfect spot for a romantic night out or a casual day of window shopping. The Stonehorse Café is a must-visit for dinner, and you won't want to miss browsing the stunning jewelry at Moody's. Utica Square has been a cherished part of Tulsa since 1952, thanks to its elegant outdoor setting and unique selection of stores and eateries. You'll find it here whether you're looking for a weekend brunch, happy hour, or dinner date.

Utica Square is a beloved community hub that has become part of many family traditions. There's something for everyone, from seasonal events to timeless favorites like the fire-engine red telephone booths and beautiful gardens. It's no wonder that Tulsans of all ages take pride in sharing their experiences at Utica Square with future generations.

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