AT THE TOP OF THE WORLD AT YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
Easy day hikes, children’s programs make Yosemite a popular destination for fall
By Heide Brandes
The hike up the Sentinel Dome in the Yosemite National Park seemed impossible from a distance.
The huge rounded dome of limestone jutted up from the trail like an intimidating
ROOTED IN HISTORY
Medicine Park transforms itself into a cobblestoned tourist destination
By Tim Farley
Rooted in colorful history and legends, Medicine Park is transforming itself into a free spirited, unconventional tourist destination that is completely different than any other spot in Oklahoma.
The town, nestled within the Wichita Mountains, is home to less than
Mardi Gras at the Beach?
Largest Mardi Gras Celebration in U.S. Offers Beachfront Revelry on the Texas Coast
Okies don’t have to travel all the way to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras. If you’re looking for a unique Mardi Gras experience in 2014, grab some beads and hit the beach.
Mardi Gras! Galveston, the
Bounty on the Bayou
“Duck Dynasty” boosts tourism in Northeast Louisiana
By Linda Miller
“Duck Dynasty,” a hit reality television series that focuses on guys who wear camouflage and beards, make duck calls, live to hunt and love their families, has made West Monroe and Monroe, La., a hot spot for tourists.
It’s not unusual
Rooms with a view
Chickasaw Nation opens retreat and conference center
By Linda Miller
One of the highest points in the Arbuckle Mountains offers more than a sweeping panoramic view.
It’s home to the new Chickasaw Retreat and Conference Center, a quiet yet beautifully appointed and amenity loaded center for corporate meetings, conferences, parties and
RISE UP – WinStar opens new hotel tower and other casino projects
Oklahoma’s landscape near I-35 and the Texas state line is reaching skyward, thanks to the vision of the Chickasaw Nation.
WinStar World Casino and Resort, one of the largest in the world, recently opened its second hotel tower, an 18-story high rise with
Zion National Park offers breathtaking vistas, challenging hikes – but it’s not for the faint of heart
Our 12-day Italy odyssey covered more than 2,000 miles of breathtaking terrain. We hop-scotched, on a deluxe Trafalgar tour bus, over and around beautiful territory in southern Italy – Rome, Venice, Florence, the Isle of Capri, Ana Capri and the smaller cities of Assisi, Montecatini Terme, Sienna, Sorrento, Pisa, the ruins at Pompeii.
WELCOME BACK, ARTESIAN HOTEL pays tribute to the past and celebrates the future
Big attractions draw plenty of visitors.