81. Find respite in the urban wild at Tulsa’s Turkey Mountain. Hiking, trail running and cycling are popular activities at this nature park.
82. View the Captain’s Castle from Castle Street in Cameron. The castle, purportedly built in 1890 by Confederate Capt. J.E. Reynolds, is a private residence that was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. A highway marker tells its story.
83. Pet precious baby farm animals at the Tulsa County Free Fair July 31-Aug. 1.
84. Travel back in time at the Har-Ber Village Museum in Grove. Tour historical buildings and view antiques and reproductions of items that were essential to living in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
85. Pay respects at Geronimo’s grave in Fort Sill.
86. View American Indian art in various media at the Masters Art Show beginning June 21 at the Five Civilized Tribes Museum in Muskogee.
87. Enjoy lots of memorabilia from B-Western films at the Gene Autry Oklahoma Museum in the tiny town named for the famed cowboy actor.
88. Saddle up for Cavalcade, the world’s largest amateur rodeo, July 14-20 in Pawhuska.
89. View a monument to the world’s largest peanut in Durant.
90. Attend one or both nights of the second annual Center of the Universe Festival, featuring both local and national music acts.
91. Learn about various aspects of the state’s historical people and places at the Oklahoma History Center.
92. Tour Fort Gibson, a U.S. Army post that served as a base camp for military expeditions and played a role in the Civil War. Abandoned by the Army in 1890, the fort now holds a reconstruction of the early log fort as well as buildings that are original to Fort Gibson.
93. View Beaux-Arts works of art at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art in the exhibition Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, June 21-Sept. 14.
94. Soak up native culture at one of the state’s annual powwows. The Intertribal Indian Club of Tulsa’s Powwow of Champions will meet Aug. 8-10 at Tulsa’s Mabee Center.
95. Watch the turtles bask on logs in the creek at the Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum.
96. Learn the history of Pensacola Dam, the first hydroelectric facility constructed in Oklahoma, which spans a mile across the Grand River Valley near the towns of Langley and Disney.
97. Ride horses at Roman Nose State Park.
98. Visit the 99’s Museum of Women Pilots, a collection of historical artifacts related to the organization founded by female pilots, in Oklahoma City.
99. Pick and grin at the American Banjo Museum in downtown Oklahoma City.
100. Enjoy Oklahoma’s wide-open skies at one of many primal camping spots across the state.
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