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Escape to the Cabin

The summer months, despite the often oppressive heat, also bring with them prime vacationing time. A popular weekend getaway in Oklahoma often involves a cabin and a lake – a much needed respite from the worries of everyday life. Below are some options for the coming weeks and months, filled with not only cabins as a home away from...

Nature Awaits

Did you know Oklahoma is ranked eighth in the nation for most convenient camping states? Oklahomans seem to enjoy camping more than the average American – and for good reason; we have some of the country’s most diverse ecoregions.  In addition to the Great Plains, campers can enjoy four mountain ranges, large and lush forests, and even swamps. The state...

Stay Awhile

Travelers exiting Interstate 35 for Murray County attractions must first pass through Davis – and while the city is relatively small in size, it offers visitors several reasons to delay a trip to their final destination. Davis, with a population of just under 3,000, is situated two miles east of I-35. Seven miles east lies the county seat of Sulphur;...

An Art and a Science

Experienced bushcrafters know that a sharp knife and a good hatchet are the tools of the trade ... especially the knife. Fire-building is the skill one can’t do without, followed closely by knot-tying and the ability to create shelter. “Even with a tarp, you still have to know how to pitch it in such a way as to keep the...

Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too

While the word glamping sounds like a mistake, many Oklahomans might argue with that assessment. A portmanteau from “glamorous camping,” this luxurious form of getting into nature is an amped-up version of tents and sleeping bags. Many glamping destinations, from France to Colombia, promote beautiful sunsets and lakes in exotic locations … while not really roughing it at all. If you...

Into the Wild … with Caution

Oklahoma’s varied topography lends itself to an array of outdoor activities, but it’s hard to get more primative than simply throwing on a backpack, outfitting yourself with only a tent and a few necessities, and hitting the trail … or at least driving to one of the many campgrounds through the state. Summertime camping is a challenge because of the...

Land of the Long White Cloud

If you’ve seen The Lord of the Rings films, then you already know New Zealand is a place of stunning beauty and mystery. About as far away from Oklahoma as you can get, Aotearoa – Maori for the Land of the Long White Cloud – is the perfect place to feel like you’re in a completely new world. New Zealand...