Oklahoma's Frontier Country 2022

Saddle up and get ready for an adventure to the Sooner State!

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7 days | 6 nights • 12 meals
Starting at $1,647

This tour will visit Oklahoma’s best, most unique stops - in true CTD fashion! The itinerary includes an upclose look at the world-famous Express Clydesdales, an delicious lunch at Food Network star Ree Drummond’s restaurant, and a visit to the Oklahoma City Memorial to hear a survivor’s firsthand account of April 19, 1995. Oklahoma’s Frontier Country is sure to provide you with lasting memories and a unique perspective of the Central United States.

  • Shop at Food Network star Ree Drummond’s "Mercantile"
  • See Price Tower, the only completed skyscraper by Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Tour the National Cowboy Museum, filled with over 28,000 pieces of art and artifacts
  • Visit the sobering memorial in Oklahoma City for those who were touched by the 1995 bombing
  • Meet Clydesdales who perform at the annual Tournament of Roses Parade
  • Ride through Bricktown on a water taxi
  • Free airport shuttle or hotel parking
  • Bag handling (1 per person) at hotels
  • Fees/tips for included attractions/meals
  • Welcome reception, 24-hour emergency call service, free bottled water on coach


Welcome to Oklahoma, the home of Will Rogers, Garth Brooks and Mickey Mantle. Join your fellow travelers and meet your Discovery Director this evening for a warm Welcome Reception!


Oklahoma lies virtually in the center of the US, and has a fascinating mix of Western history, Native American culture and genuine Southern charm. We set out this morning to start our exploration of the state with a visit to the most inland river port in the U.S. Run by the Army Corps of Engineers, we’ll see barges loaded with products such as grains, oil and gas and much more. The goods eventually connect to the Mississippi River and down through the Gulf of Mexico. Next, we head to Tahlequah to experience the Cherokee history and gain a better understanding of the Cherokee people. Learn about how they lived in the 1700s to the Trail of Tears in the mid-1880s, to 1890s. Tonight, unpack for two nights in an area of Oklahoma City called Bricktown, known for its lively entertainment and repurposed warehouses turned into restaurants, wine lounges and specialty shops. B, L


Howdy Partner! Saddle up as we head to the home to the largest stocker/feeder cattle market in the world, Oklahoma National Stockyards. Then we visit the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum to explore the collection of over 28,000 American Indian and Western works of art and artifacts. The museum houses both classic and contemporary Western art, including works by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell, as well as sculptor James Earle Fraser’s magnificent work, The End of the Trail. Return to Bricktown for a late afternoon water taxi ride through Bricktown’s waterway. B, L


This morning, we remember Wednesday, April 19, 1995 at 9:02 a.m. as we visit the Oklahoma City Memorial and Museum. Explore the memorial grounds and head into the museum to walk through the events of that day to hear a firsthand account from a survivor. Next, travel to Express Clydesdales for an up close look at their magnificent draft horses. These Clydesdales have traveled all over the country and have even been featured in the Tournament of Roses Parade. Then we are off to Enid to meet Harold T. Holden or H to his friends and family, a local sculpture artist. Harold and his wife, Edna Mae, will show us some of his sculptures around town along with his workshop. B, L


This morning we enjoy a city tour of Ponca City with Madame Opal. We continue to the Palace on the Prairie, a 55-room estate which was built for E.W. Marland, of the Marland Oil Company. Explore portions of the 43,000 square foot living space and learn about the life of the family that lived in the mansion and how it is used in present day. Off to Pawhuska, home of Food Network star, Ree Drummond. We visit her store “The Mercantile” for some afternoon shopping. Next, we head into Bartlesville to tour Price Tower, a 19-story building completed in 1956 and listed as a National Historic Landmark. It’s the only fully realized skyscraper designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. B, L


We start the day off with an Indian Style Show featuring 5 of the local tribes in their traditional attire. Bison, Elk, and Longhorns, it’s off to Woolaroc we go! Then, we explore the Woolaroc Wildlife Preserve. Hidden away in the rugged Osage Hills, Woolaroc was the ranch retreat of oilman Frank Phillips and now is a 3,700 acre wildlife preserve and world-class museum. Come and see why Will Rogers called it “the most unique place in this country”. Later, visit the museum dedicated to his life and entertainment career. Learn about his life as a cowboy, a performer, movie star and family man. Tonight, we’re in for a real treat! Earl and Lisa Miller welcome us for a tasty home cooked farewell dinner. B, L, D


Before saying goodbye to the Sooner State, we visit Euchee Butterfly Farm to meet with Jane Breckinridge & David Bohlken. The farm is located on 160-acre land allotment that the government gave to Jane's great grandmother in 1899. Hear Jane's family story and what she and David do to help native plant restoration and butterfly conservation. Head home with memories of the amazing time we had in Oklahoma. B

Night 1 – Embassy Suites, Tulsa
Nights 2 & 3 – Hampton Inn & Suites – Bricktown, Oklahoma City
Night 4 – Holiday Inn Express, Ponca City
Night 5 – Hilton Garden Inn, Bartlesville
Night 6 – Hotel Pryor, Pryor

Oct 16-22, 2022

Price Per Person:
Double $1,647
Single $2,055

Pre-/Post-Tour Hotel: $148/night

Tulsa, OK

Average Temps

Apr: Highs: mid – high 70’s – Lows: High 50’s

Oct: Highs: Mid 70’s – Lows: Low 50’s

Time Zone

Central Time

Arrival Time

Schedule flights into Tulsa by 4:00 p.m. on Day 1.

Departure Time

Schedule flights to depart Tulsa after 2:00 p.m. on Day 7.

Airport Info

Embassy Suites Tulsa offers a complimentary shuttle that runs from 7:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. daily.

Vehicle Parking

Complimentary parking is offered during the tour at the starting hotel.

Walking Distance

Moderate walking at a leisurely pace is required to fully enjoy this tour. Some walking will be on uneven paths.

Hotel Amenities

Hair dryers, TV/cable and telephone services available at hotels.

Additional Information

Dress on tour is casual.

Further information is mailed upon receipt of your reservation. A total of three mailings are sent to assist you in preparing for your tour…Get Ready, Get Set and Go! Our “Get Ready” packet is sent confirming your reservation. Our “Get Set” packet provides further information approximately 90 days prior to departure with important details regarding making your travel arrangements. Finally, our “Go” packet arrives 2-3 weeks before departure containing your final documents.


Updates to this document are available from our Discovery Reservations Team, and will be posted online at www.CountryTravelDiscoveries.com/OFC.

Travel Protection Available?

Yes, see CountryTravelDiscoveries.com/TravelProtectionPlan.

Terms & Conditions

Tour reservations are subject to the terms and conditions on our website at CountryTravelDiscoveries.com/terms.


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