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: February 25, 2017

Current Episode

#1087 Locations: Ardmore, Oklahoma City, Woodward, Choctaw, Chickasha

This week, explore the new, beautiful lodge at Lake Murray State Park; experience the informal and fascinating photographs from some of the greatest movie stars from Hollywood’s true western era at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage museum; see the wonderful works of art from the Susan Frech Sims Art Gallery in Woodward; enjoy the Firefly Cottage Boutique in Choctaw and enjoy the hidden gem in Chickasha renowned for onion burgers and friendly service….Don't miss Discover Oklahoma every Saturday night on KFOR in OKC, KTUL in Tulsa and KSWO in Lawton at 6:30pm.


New lodge at Lake Murray State Park

Michael Cooley
3323 Lodge Rd
Ardmore, OK 73401

Explore the new, beautiful Lake Murray Lodge in Ardmore! When you first walk in the main doors, you’ll see a breathtaking view of Lake Murray. And you will also discover that every single room has an incredible view of the lake and there are 32 new rooms in all.  Every room has exquisite, large photos from locations around the lake so you are surrounded by beauty. And while you’re there, be sure and check out all the lodge amenities as well as the Blue Heron restaurant!

Hollywood and the American West Exhibition at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

Tara Carr
(405) 478-2250
1700 NE 63rd St
Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Get a fun and fascinating behind the scenes look at the Hollywood and the American West exhibition at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. See the amazing photographs of John R. Hamilton who had private access to the some of the most famous stars in history! You’ll find photos of John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Paul Newman, Jimmy Stewart, Dean Martin, Ann-Margret, Natalie Wood just to name a few. This exhibition allows visitors the opportunity to experience informal and intimate photographs from some of the greatest movie stars ever known!

Susan Frech-Sims Fine Art Gallery

Susan Frech-Sims
915 Main Street
Woodward, OK 73801

See the impressive works of artist Susan Frech Sims in Woodward. Her art gallery & studio opened 3 years ago, and it’s there she spends her days at the easel creating various pieces using a number of mediums! Her work boasts beauty and variety from breathing taking landscapes, life like portraits as well as amazing abstracts!

Firefly Cottage Boutique

Lauren Sullivan
(918) 779-5328
14404 SE 29th St
Choctaw, OK 73020

The Firefly Cottage Boutique in Choctaw has something for everybody. You’ll find everything from clothes to home décor! This Choctaw Boutique is stocked with the latest trends in women’s fashion and with styles ranging from the latest must haves to keeping it local with Choctaw and Oklahoma inspired items!

J & W Grill in Chickasha

Brandi Terry
501 W Choctaw Ave
Chickasha, OK 73018

This hidden gem in Chickasha will have you coming back time and time again for their renowned onion burgers and friendly service. Though the restaurant only holds 18 bar stools, folks will regularly wait their turn for some of J&W Grill's homestyle food. The grill opens early six days a week and whips up traditional breakfast items like biscuits and gravy, eggs, toast, bacon, ham, sausage and pancakes. Get it with a steaming cup of coffee.