TravelOk Releases New State Parks App
A long awaited Oklahoma State Parks application is now available for mobile devices. The centralization of all state park information to the TravelOK website was a huge success for Oklahoma tourism, but the addition of a mobile app makes information about Oklahoma State Parks closer than ever.
Heath and Fitness in Tahlequah
In today’s busy world, it’s important to keep track of our health. We all have various ways of staying healthy. Whether you have come to Tahlequah to visit our museums, float the river or shop a unique downtown store you can find a place to workout. Did you know when your exercise you get more energy, even when you are tired! We have a variety of gyms, some 24 hours, and some not. If you are a community member or just visiting, Tahlequah has something for your health needs! Have a look at some of the options we have here in Tahlequah for personal wellness.
Tahlequah's Lake Tenkiller Ranked No. 11 Most Beautiful Lakes in the United States
The beauty of Lake Tenkiller is not lost on those of us that promote the area for a living, but we are not the only people noticing the beauty of the area. Insider Magazine ranked Lake Tenkiller number 11 on their list of Most Beautiful Lakes in the United States.
Tahlequah brings a unique experience to visitors. Not only can you float, hike, and visit some awesome museums, you can eat great food as well! Tahlequah has an abundance of food options and you can find them here on the website. If you are looking for a bit of a different experience when you visit Tahlequah, keep our food trucks in mind. Our town has erupted with food trucks of late and they all offer great food with great varieties of flavor! Check out some of these trucks next time you come into town!
After years of rumors and potential ideas, a concrete plan to develop a thirty acre whitewater park on the Illinois River near the Arkansas-Oklahoma border has come to light with the financial backing of the Walton Family Foundation.
Some of the of the least-known and most beloved hikes in the Tahlequah area are located at the J.T. Nickel Family & Wildlife Preserve fifteen to twenty minutes from Downtown Tahlequah. The Nickel Preserve has three trails totaling nearly four miles of total distance through a variety of ecosystems including forest, wetlands, and grasslands.
Wait I benefit from tourism?
Tourism is a broad spectrum and involves a lot of things. The textbook definition is “the commercial organization and operation of vacations and visits to places of interest.” Most people have probably heard of their local tourism department but might not know what they do.
If you find yourself exploring around the JT Nickel Family Nature Preserve over the weekend of October 17-18, you might come across a mob of thousands of trail runners and bicyclists hammering down the dirt roads of Cherokee County. Don't be alarmed, these athletes are competing in the Pumpkin Holler Hunnerd Trail Run and Gravel Smasher and an elite few are attempting to complete a 100-mile run!
Camping is a staple in the fall season. For some it’s taking their mobile campers to the lakeside and having a relaxing time. On the other hand some of us like to live dangerously, we enjoy a good challenge. If this sounds like you then you might be interested in these tips to a more natural camping experience!
Cherokee Nation has been awarded a national award of excellence for being the 2020 Tribal Destination of the Year by the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association. This award is no surprise to those of us that work in the tourism industry in Tahlequah as the efforts by the Cherokee Nation to restore and promote their historical sites are extremely impressive.
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