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Only in OKlahoma Show

Jun 10, 2024

Today we are hopping a train into history at the Oklahoma Railway Museum in Oklahoma City.

Take a 40 minute ride on a historic passenger coach, check out an authentic dining car, explore the workings of a steam engine and see trains that carried generations of people across the country at the Oklahoma Railway Museum. This Oklahoma City museum houses fully restored railroad locomotives and equipment and shows how much of an impact the railways had in the creation of our state and country.

Train rides are available for all ages every first and third Saturday of each month from April to August. Train departures from Oakwood Depot occur at 11:15am, 1:15pm and 3:15pm. The museum also offers the unique opportunity to run a diesel locomotive with the help of staff during the “At the Throttle.” Take the reins in the cab of this historic engine with the help of an experienced engineer during this one-of-a-kind opportunity.

The Oklahoma Railway Museum also hosts annual events such as the Easter Express, Halloween Train and the Polar Express. Come spend a day discovering the fascinating history of Oklahoma's railways and railroaders at the Oklahoma Railway Museum.

Named one of the Best Places to Visit by Frommer’s Travel and Travel + Leisure, Oklahoma City offers all of the culture, cuisine, attractions and amenities you’d expect in a modern metropolis. And with its rugged Western past, working stockyards and title as “Horse Show Capital of the World,” it’s rich in cowboy culture, as well. From family fun to romantic retreats to outdoor adventures you won’t find anywhere else, Oklahoma City has plenty of hustle without all the hassle.

Good Gravy Diner in Oklahoma City is open for breakfast and lunch five days a week.  They are known for their delicious food, friendly service and modest prices. A variety of omelets, biscuits, breakfast burritos, hot and cold sandwiches, chicken fried steak, specialty burgers and fresh cut french fries is available, but you don’t put “gravy” in your name without over 40 different gravy options.

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Known as America's cobblestone community for the round red rocks dotting this tiny picturesque town, Medicine Park, Oklahoma has a fascinating history. The Plains Indians were well acquainted with this quiet oasis long before its time as a colorful resort town attracting celebrities, gangsters, politicians and journalists. The cobblestones – an abundant, native geological phenomenon of the area – are found in most structures and imbue the town with its distinctive look. Take a lazy stroll on scenic trails by Medicine Creek or Bath Lake, dine in fine restaurants, or bask in the glow of the sun setting over the surrounding Wichita Mountains. A bevy of cottages, cabins and bed and breakfasts make relaxing easy, and shops with all manner of arts, crafts and gifts offer plenty of browsing pleasure.

Located in downtown Medicine Park, the Old Plantation Restaurant serves its legendary food with a side of history.

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