Tulsa, OK
Oklahoma
By Rose Overbey

In recent years, Tulsa, Oklahoma, has ranked among the top five cities in Forbes "America's Most Livable Cities" survey. The same factors that make this town an attractive home also lure visitors to explore this mid-western city. Located on the edge of "green country" Tulsa's flourishing, beautiful landscape is as rich as the cultural scene inside the city.

If you're looking for a weekend get-away in a wonderful city, WhatsCheaper.com recommends you book your next trip to the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Accessible by Tulsa International Airport, flights can be booked today with WhatsCheaper.com. Just click on the link to arrange yours flights (https://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php) Make sure to look at the hotel section of our site to find a place to stay in Tulsa while you’re visiting (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

WhatsCheaper.com recommends beginning your visit in downtown Tulsa. There you'll find a heavy concentration of some of the city's best offerings. It is here you'll find the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. The center has hosted performances from Ella Fitzgerald to Michael Buble. If you enjoy the performing arts, there is sure to be a show here that appeals to your taste. Enjoy a show from the local Tulsa Opera, Ballet or Symphony Orchestra. Tulsa has always been known for being a city with rich cultural sophistication. The Center reflects that past and promises to continue that tradition into the future.

If you prefer a more casual cultural experience, WhatsCheaper.com suggests a visit to Cain's Ballroom. Today Cain's Ballroom is a concert venue for many popular musicians, but it originally began as a garage, turned dance-joint. It was here that the popular Western Swing musician, Bob Wills, got his start. As his reputation grew, so did Cain's Ballroom. Today many consider Bob Wills to be one of the fathers of Western Swing -- and Cain's Ballroom the birthplace of it all.
While you're downtown, Whatcheaper.com recommends checking out the BOK Center. Depending on the season, you can catch a hockey, football, or basketball game here. If you're lucky there may also be a concert going on. Even if there isn't an event, the architecture of the stadium is worth admiring. It also has an impressive display of Native American artwork, which reflects the strong presence of Native Americans in the Tulsa area.

A trip to Tulsa isn't complete without taking a picture under the famous "Meadow Gold" sign or in front of the Blue Whale of Catoosa. The sign and whale have greeted travelers along the famed "Route 66" that runs through the city. The "Father of Route 66" was a Tulsa native and established the Highway 66 Association in Tulsa. Today, many people consider Tulsa to be the birthplace of Route 66 because of this distinction.
Tulsa may be best known as the Oil Capital of the World. It was with the discovery of oil in the early 1900's that the city flourished. Whatcheaper.com recommends visiting the famous Golden Driller. At 76 ft tall he is the largest freestanding statue in the world and represents the importance of the oil boom to Tulsa's history. Today he stands tall on the edge of the Tulsa State Fairground.

Tulsa is thought to be the birthplace of many American traditions. It's no wonder it supports so much vibrancy, considering the beautiful greenery that surrounds it. While in town visit the Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum in Mohawk Park. WhatsCheaper.com also recommends a trip to the Tulsa Garden Center. Both visits are reflective of Tulsa's lively, natural spirit.

Tulsa is truly a city worth exploring today. The culture, environment and history are sure to charm everyone in your group. WhatsCheaper.com recommends planning to visit Tulsa, Oklahoma on your next trip.

MUST SEE IN Tulsa, OK LIST:

  • 1. Golden Driller
  • 2. BOK Center
  • 3. Tulsa Union Depot
  • 4. Gilcrease Museum
  • 5. Discoveryland
  • 6. Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum
  • 7. Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
  • 8. Boston Avenue Methodist Church
  • 9. Tulsa Air & Space Museum
  • 10. Tulsa Ballet

Tulsa, OK EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Tulsa Indian Arts Festival - March
  • 2. Spring Garden Market - April
  • 3. Tulsa International Mayfest - May
  • 4. Oklahoma Blues Festival - May
  • 5. Amadeus Piano Festival - June
  • 6. Juneteenth - July
  • 7. Greenwood Jazz Festival - August
  • 8. Bluegrass & Chili Festival - September
  • 9. Oktoberfest - October
  • 10. Tulsa Run - November

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Aloft Tulsa
6716 South 104th East Avenue, Tulsa, OK
By Joshua Hayford

Only 15 minutes from both the Tulsa International Airport (TUL) and a vibrant city-center, Aloft by W Hotels is a fantastic destination for travelers and businesspeople alike. A complimentary hotel shuttle runs every hour to and from the airport and can take guests to a number of commercial and recreational locations within five miles of the hotel. Guests with their own cars will be happy to know there is ample free parking adjacent to the hotel. Touch and go self-service kiosks in the lobby provide guests with the ability to pick their rooms, get keys, and print boarding passes for outgoing flights.

One hundred thirty six stylish and spacious rooms are available with either one king-size or two queen-sized signature W platform beds. Each room is amply furnished with a comfortable work station and mini-fridge. A plug & play entertainment center allows guests to charge electronic devices and connect them to a 42” LCD TV with cable programming. In-room movies are available for an additional charge. Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel along with wired ports in each room all free of charge. Bathrooms are designed with comfort and usability in mind with walk-in showers equipped with amenities dispensers and oversized shower heads. Traveling families will be thrilled at the child and pet specific conveniences including kid-sized air mattresses, goodie bags, dog beds, and toys.

Aloft Tulsa is much more than simply a cozy place to rest your head at night. An outdoor pool, indoor hot tub and sauna, as well as a 24/7 gym provide ample space to exercise and unwind after a long day of travel. Whether guests need to grab a quick bite before exploring Tulsa or crave a midnight snack, delicious fresh food is available all day and night at re:fuel. The re:mix lounge provides a space to hang-out and socialize with pool tables, games, and TVs. After 5 PM the w xyz bar opens up to the over-21 crowd with signature cocktails, beer, and wine. If conducting business is your goal, Aloft also offers a large meeting space that can be configured as a boardroom or reception area.

Whether you on vacation with the family, exploring Tulsa, or traveling on business, Aloft can accommodate your every need. Check out is at 12 p.m. on the day of departure. WhatsCheaper.com can assist with booking your room. Click here to book today (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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DoubleTree by Hilton Tulsa Downtown Hotel
616 West Seventh Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma
By Keleigh M. Quinn

Connected to the Tulsa Convention Center and right in the middle of the business district, the DoubleTree by Hilton Tulsa Downtown Hotel provides a convenient, modern, and comfortable place to stay while visiting the area. Grab a ride on the complimentary shuttle to and from the airport or anywhere in the immediate downtown area, including many offices. The Entertainment District is just down the street from the hotel and offers exciting spots such as the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame and the Greenwood Cultural Center, along with great restaurants and bars. The BOK Center is also nearby and hosts many concerts and shows. If you have time to explore, head to the Big Splash Water Park or the Tulsa Air and Space Museum.

In addition to being connected to the convention center, there are fifteen meeting spaces available in the hotel for your needs. You can rent audio/visual equipment, set up a video conference, visit the Business Center, and take advantage of the complimentary internet access in the lobby. Wireless access is available in the meeting spaces for a fee.

After the meeting, take a relaxing dip in the indoor pool or work up a sweat in the fitness room. Kids and adults will love the onsite video arcade. The hotel also offers coin laundry, a convenience store and an ATM.

The guest rooms and suites are designed to keep you productive and comfortable. A large work area is provided, along with complimentary high speed internet access. Enjoy watching HBO on the flat panel television, or order up some room service.  Guests suffering from allergies can request a PURE guest room with filtered air to eliminate most allergens.

Grab breakfast, lunch or dinner at the 7 West Café, featuring American cuisine with Southwest flavor. If you are in a rush in the morning, get a cup of coffee and a pastry at the the Coffee Connection. In the evening, enjoy a drink at the Six 16 Lobby Bar.
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