May 8, 2023
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For a Bigfoot sighting right from the road, head to Gasquatch in Idabel. Featuring one of the world’s tallest statues of this legendary creature, Gasquatch is not your average highway stop. While you can fuel up and grab some of the best burgers and chicken-fried steak around, you can also view a collection of vintage cars and pickup souvenirs at this stop. Order up a burger or your favorite diner foods from The Cave Cafe, then take a stroll through the on-site Phila Elite Car Collection Museum. Featuring approximately 15 vintage vehicles and a collection of old neon signs, you won't want to miss the muscle cars on exhibit. Pick up everything from souvenir t-shirts and stickers to stuffed animals and glassware in the Gasquatch gift shop. This Idabel pit stop is one you don't want to miss.
Discover flower power in Idabel, Oklahoma, the "Dogwood Capital of Oklahoma", where springtime tours showcase the area's champion blooming dogwood trees. See Native arts from Oklahoma and all over the world at the Museum of the Red River, where visitors can also view a dinosaur skeleton discovered in the area. Birders flock to the Red Slough Wildlife Management Area, containing almost 6,000 acres of marshes and wetlands with nearly 300 species of birds, including the rare white ibis and wood stork.
Redbone Indian Tacos is a food truck based in Medicine Park, OK serving up Indian tacos, buffalo wings, and more. Available for events and catering.
Pratt & Whitney is an American aerospace manufacturer with global service operations. It is a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies. Pratt & Whitney's aircraft engines are widely used in both civil aviation and military aviation. Its headquarters are in East Hartford, Connecticut.
Tinker Air Force Base is a major United States Air Force base, with tenant U.S. Navy and other Department of Defense missions, located in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, surrounded by Del City, Oklahoma City, and Midwest City.
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