Ride ’em cowboy! at the National Cowboy Museum, OKC…

OKC has one of our favorite museums; the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, or better known as just the National Cowboy Museum… It is unique, and has so many widely varied exhibits that there is sure to be something to please everyone in the family!  The lobby of the museum boasts the original The […]

Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, OKC…

While in OKC, one MUST STOP destination is the OKC National Memorial!We visited the memorial last year, but we did not visit the Museum that is located next door.  We had talked about going last year, but weren’t sure how kid appropriate it was, and we just never did it. So, this visit to OKC, […]

Myriad Botanical Gardens & Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory, OKC…

Located in downtown OKC are the beautiful and relaxing Myriad Botanical Gardens & Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory.  The gardens are a full city block of beautifully landscaped acreage, complete with tiered levels, and a small lake…Located in the middle of Myriad Botanical Gardens, is the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory. The conservatory is a unique, 70 […]

The 45th Infantry Division Museum in Oklahoma City, OK…

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One of the first places that we visited while we were in Oklahoma City, was the 45th Infantry Division Military Museum. Located near all the fun stops in the Adventure District, the 45th is a free museum that is open Tues – Sun, and includes both indoor displays, and outdoor exhibits. The 45th IDM is supported […]

Boys night out with the OKC Barons…

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We had such a great 2 weeks in Oklahoma City!  While things didn’t look quite like we planned in the volunteer realm, that down time gave us a chance to catch our breaths, and to spend time exploring OKC as a family instead of just mom and the littles (and middles…).  OKC is quite active […]

Got me some Wild Things at the OKC Zoo!

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One of the things that I love about traveling with kids of all ages (we have 9 with us, ages 2 to 18), is that we have an excuse to go anywhere! LOL!  We need to go to the children’s museums for the littles, the science museums for the middles, and unique stops like the […]

Taking on the coasters at Frontier City, OKC…

There are so many family friendly travel destinations here in Oklahoma City!!!  One of our favorites was the Frontier City Amusement Park.Frontier City is a large amusement park (with an adjacent water park!!!) that is super family friendly!  The entire park has a frontier period theme and feel, starting right away in the gift shop, […]

Science Museum Oklahoma…

We’ve been in limbo in OKC for a couple of weeks while waiting to either volunteer with storm shelter installs, or to head home, because as much as we don’t want to, it’s time to go back to Montana and get to work.  We don’t, as much as we would love to, have online or […]

Toot! Toot! Full steam ahead to the OK Railway Museum!

Oklahoma City is set up pretty neat; they have an area in town called the ‘Adventure District’.  The Adventure District encompasses an area of several blocks, and includes family friendly stops like a zoo, science museum, horse racing track (occasionally they have exotic animal races! lol!), the 45th Infantry museum, and a few others – […]

National Cowboy Museum, OKC…

We started out Father’s Day by getting ready to go to church… After church, we made a quick lunch, and then headed north for a special outing. A man at church had given us tickets to the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum!!!  Enough tickets for our whole family (that is here anyway!)!!!  Just up our alley, […]