The Impulsive Traveler: Details, Oklahoma City

April 8, 2011

IF YOU GO

Want to take a spur-of-the-moment trip to Oklahoma City? Here’s what you need to know for the weekend of April 22-24:

GETTING THERE

American offers one-stop flights from BWI Marshall to Oklahoma City with fares starting at $381. Use our interactive map to plan your trip.

WHERE TO STAY

The Skirvin Hilton

1 Park Ave.

405-272-3040

www.hilton.com

The city’s most luxurious and centrally located hotel. Rooms from $139.

Hampton Inn & Suites Bricktown

300 E. Sheridan Ave.

405-232-3600

hamptoninn.hilton.com

Conveniently located in Bricktown. Rooms from $139.

WHERE TO EAT

Republic Gastropub

5830 N. Classen Blvd.

405-286-4577

www.republicgastropub.com

The city’s trendiest restaurant, offering tasty light meals and hundreds of different beers. Burgers and sandwiches around $8; entrees $9 to $19.

Cheever’s Cafe

2409 N. Hudson Ave.

405-525-7007

www.cheeverscafe.com

Intimate bistro atmosphere. The chicken fried steak is unbeatable. Entrees $14 to $34.

Big Truck Tacos

530 NW 23rd St.

405-525-8226

www.bigtrucktacos.com

Superb Mexican cuisine from a converted food truck. Tacos around $3; burritos $5 to $8.95.

Pops

660 W. Highway 66, Arcadia

405-928-7677

route66.com

Any kind of soda pop your heart desires; $2.19 a bottle.

WHAT TO DO

Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

620 N. Harvey Ave.

405-235-3313

www.oklahomacitynationalmemorial.org

Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday noon to 6 p.m. Museum admission $10; seniors, students and military, $8.

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

1700 NE 63rd St.

405-478-2250

www.nationalcowboymuseum.org

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $12.50; seniors and students $9.75; ages 4-12 $5.75.

Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

2401 Chautauqua St., Norman

405-325-4712

www.snomnh.ou.edu

Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1-5 p.m. $5; seniors $4, ages 6-17 $3.

INFORMATION

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