Hosted by: Dino Lalli and Lauren Nelson

Hosted by: Dino Lalli and Lauren Nelson

Hitch a ride with us each week to discover friendly folks, tucked-away attractions, roadside eateries, and grand adventures – from the extreme... to the serene – plus, insider tips for making your next Oklahoma get-away unforgettable!


Discover Oklahoma is shown Saturdays at 6:30 pm on KTUL-8 in Tulsa, KFOR-4 in Oklahoma City, KSWO-7 in Lawton. Or at 5:00 pm Saturday on KXII, Sherman/Denison, Texas and KCTU in Wichita, Kansas.

AIR DATE: June 24, 2017

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#1102 Locations: Pawhuska, Blanchard, Tulsa, Sulphur, Oklahoma City, Shawnee

This week, explore the beauty of the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve in Pawhuska; enjoy a relaxing round of golf at Winter Creek Golf course in Blanchard; see why Guthrie Green in Tulsa is such a popular destination; create a fun, “u-pick” family adventure at Sandy Creek Blackberry Farm in Sulphur; take a ride on a legendary ferris wheel in OKC; and get some mighty tasty burgers at a place “famous for hamburgers since 1927” in Shawnee….Don't miss Discover Oklahoma every Saturday night on KFOR in OKC, KTUL in Tulsa and KSWO in Lawton at 6:30pm.


Joseph H. Williams Tallgrass Prairie Preserve

The Tallgrass Prairie Preserve is like a living ark, whose sheer expansiveness can both humble and inspire you! It’s the largest protected area of tallgrass prairie on earth, spanning 40,000 acres! This amazing ecosystem is managed by the Nature Conservancy and is a complex environment harboring a rich diversity of plants and animals.

Winter Creek Golf Course

Noel Lundy
2300 Clubhouse Dr
Blanchard 73010

Get away to Blanchard for a relaxing round of world-class golf at Winter Creek Golf & Country Club. Designed by legendary architect Rocky Roquemore and spread across several beautiful lakes, this lovely course highlights the raw beauty of central Oklahoma.

Guthrie Green in Tulsa

Meg Webb
111 East MB Brady Street
Tulsa, OK 74103

Located in the heart of the Brad Arts District in Tulsa, Guthrie Green is a busy & very popular destination! From festivals to fitness classes to fireworks, there’s always something going on in Guthrie Green. And a national publication recently ranked Tulsa’s Guthrie Green as one of America’s top outdoor spaces! Find out why!

Sandy Creek Blackberry Farm

Larry Keenan
(580) 504-1919
1000 Kirby Graves Road
Sulphur 73086

A trip to Sandy Creek Blackberry Farm is a great way to have a fun family adventure! In fact, some have called it a “u-pick berry adventure.” You can pick the various kinds of blackberries right off the vine and while you’re doing that, you can also sample some too! 

Wheeler Ferris Wheel

Ashley Terry
(405) 655-8455
1701 S Western Ave
Oklahoma City 73109

Cruise down Western Avenue in central OKC to the old Downtown Airpark, and take in the city with a relaxing spin on the Wheeler Ferris Wheel. Originally hailing from California, the former Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel has been transplanted and lovingly reassembled just south of the Oklahoma River. The famous amusement ride, comfortably bridges downtown OKC and the Capitol Hill district. Take in the refreshing view of the downtown and the river with a single ride ticket, day or even season pass.

Hamburger King in Shawnee

Crystal Williams
(405) 878-0488
322 E. Main St.
Shawnee 74801

"Famous for hamburgers since 1927," Hamburger King in Shawnee serves up food in a dining area filled with 1950s-style decor.  This restaurant features a unique way to order: after looking over the menu, you pick up a phone at your table and "call in" your order, then a server will bring your food right to your table.  Hamburger King is known for juicy burgers, but the menu also offers tasty sandwiches, from a chicken fried steak sandwich to a BLT, as well as stew, chili and a Frito chili pie.