Oklahoma Bucket List ~ Southwestern Region

Sorry! I’ve been absent for about a month from the blog, but I’m glad to be back at it. Let’s start off by continuing on my Oklahoma Bucket List series by making our way to the southwest part of the state.


  • Museum of the Western Prairie: This museum tells the history of this region.


  • Entwined Vines Winery: This one has some fun sounding fruit wines.


  • Washita Battlefield National Historic Site: A national park site that is in my National Park Passport.


  • Oklahoma Route 66 Museum: A large part of Route 66 runs through the state of Oklahoma.
  • McClain Rogers Park and Historic Amphitheater: This park has a Route 66 themed miniature golf.


  • Chisholm Trail Heritage Center: Museum dedicated to this famous cattle trail.
  • Trail Ruts at Monument Hill Tower: A place to see trail ruts along the Chisholm Trail.

Elk City

  • National Route 66 and Transportation Museum: Since a large part of Route 66 runs through the state, they are also home to the National museum for the Mother Road.

Fort Sill

  • Fort Sill National Historic Landmark and Museum: This is a post-Civil War fort.


  • Red Rock Canyon State Park: The name says it all…this park contains a red rock canyon.


  • Lucille’s Service Station:  A classic historic gas station along Route 66.


  • Mount Scott: A prominent mountain in Oklahoma.

Lone Wolf

  • Quartz Mountain Nature Park: Another prominent mountain in the state, this one sits along the shores of Lake Altus.


  • Tire Man: This roadside oddity welcomes you to this small town.


  • Weatherford Wind Energy Park: A park dedicated to the wind energy farm located nearby.
  • Lucille’s Roadhouse Diner: Inspired by the gas station of the same name, this serves typical diner fare.

All attractions found in the 2018 Oklahoma Travel Guide and Oklahoma Route 66 Guide.


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