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AUG 2018

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2 0 1 8 / 2 0 1 9 M E E T I N G S I T E S G U I D E ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 83 Unique Dining With past acts including Lynyrd Skynyrd and Willie Nelson, and electric guitars lining the walls, Two Frogs Grill in Ardmore serves up a funky twist of Cajun and Southern delights while delivering foot-stomping live music. Try the fried frog legs or the Voodoo Shrimp, with a mix of Cajun seasonings, and be sure to save room for a famous apple dumpling. Off-Road Adventure Grab a helmet and join in the thrill of off-road adventuring with all- terrain and off-road vehicles that can be enjoyed at many designated areas across the state. Offering all types of terrain, from pine-covered mountains to tall sand dunes, there is a landscape perfect for everyone, whether you want to get your adrenaline racing or just take a slow ride through nature. Lake Murray State Park in Ardmore, lush with forested, rolling hills, is a popular place to rent and ride ATVs while Little Sahara State Park in Waynoka features wide- open dunes perfect for off-road riding. Wildlife Watching Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge near Lawton, a 59,020-acre refuge that encompasses a remnant mixed-grass prairie, is the oldest managed wildlife facility in the U.S. Established in 1901, the refuge has reintroduced the American bison to the area and provides habitat for many other species of wildlife, including the Rocky Mountain elk, white-tailed deer, and numerous birds and other animals, as well as plant species. Wildlife watching, hunting, fishing, special events and much more can be experienced at this wildlife sanctuary. n Broken Arrow ...............................I2 ...........................84 Edmond ..................................... G3 ...........................84 Enid ........................................... G2 ...........................84 Norman ...................................... G3 ...........................84 Oklahoma City ........................... G3 ...........................84 Stillwater .................................... H2 ...........................84 Tulsa ............................................I2 ...........................84 A B C D E F G H I J K 1 2 3 4 5 City Map Location Page Looking for some excitement? Oklahoma enchants its guests with cowboy heritage cele- brated at places such as the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City where guests can see the William S. and Ann Atherton Art of the American West Gallery and so much more. Experiential activities abound for those looking to get a glimpse into the American Indian culture that is an important part of Oklahoma's history and present day. Join in an authentic American Indian powwow and other events and festivals dedicated to preserving the rich culture and history. Along with cultural adventures, Oklahoma presents breathtaking natural scenery, from the Great Plains – of Oklahoma! musical fame – to diverse terrain in places such as the town of Freedom, home of the largest natural gypsum cave in the world that's open to the public. Featuring so much natural beauty, Oklahoma is also an exciting place for a road trip. With more than 400 miles of Route 66 to explore, guests can surround themselves in the nostalgia of the famous route at roadside stops such as the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum in Clinton and the Route 66 Park in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma Two Frogs Grill Cowboy Heritage & Off Road Adventure Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge ATV Trails Photo courtesy of Oklahoma Tourist & Recreation Department Photo courtesy of Oklahoma Tourist & Recreation Department

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