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Start Planning Your Next Trip to Chickasaw Country (Sponsored)

With the long-awaited loosening and lifting of pandemic restrictions, now is the perfect time to start planning your next vacation to Chickasaw Country.  Groups can enjoy a variety of recreational activities by day and rest their weary heads at some of our best hotels, conference centers and retreats at night. Spanning more than 7,600 square miles in south-central Oklahoma, Chickasaw Country’s 13-county region has a little something for everyone.

Experience First American culture by touring the Chickasaw Cultural Center, where powerful performances, collections and exhibits are on display in one of the largest, most extensive tribal cultural centers in the United States. Groups are encouraged to take a guided tour of the grounds where they’ll be invited to participate in traditional demonstrations and reenactments.

Stickball at the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur, OK

Travelers looking for that special, Wild West experience can visit the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center located along the historic Chisholm Trail in Duncan, Oklahoma. Museum guests will step back in time in the multi-sensory Experience Theater and enjoy hands-on activities such as riding a bucking bronco, creating their own brand or tossing a rope around a Longhorn steer.

Make the most of your next getaway by visiting the Chickasaw National Recreation Area (CNRA) in Sulphur, Oklahoma where visitors can spend a day outdoors taking in the beautiful landscape and fall foliage. With year-round activities, those visiting the CNRA can enjoy seasonal experiences such as boating, hiking, fishing, swimming and more. A quick visit to the Travertine Nature Center includes interactive educational opportunities and fun exhibits for all ages. With more than 30 miles of trails to explore, groups can take a guided hike or educational tour to learn more about the flora and fauna found within the park. A popular destination within the CNRA is Bison Viewpoint where groups can observe a small bison herd protected by the park. For an unconventional experience, group members can walk, trot or gallop their way across the Oklahoma terrain with a guided tour from Arbuckle Trail Rides.

Bison @ Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur, OK

Tour operators looking to provide luxurious overnight accommodations can receive special rates at the Artesian Hotel ∙ Casino ∙ Spa. This hotel was built for entertainment and leisure creating the perfect environment for any visitor. If your group prefers rustic luxury, lock in group rates at the Chickasaw Retreat and Conference Center, a resort nestled within the foothills of the Arbuckle Mountains and dedicated to providing comfort and breathtaking views.

Artesian Hotel in Sulphur, OK

From cultural immersion to outdoor adventures and luxury retreats, there are countless opportunities to entertain groups of any size. Whether its 10 people or more than 50, plan your group’s next getaway by visiting