From action-packed outings in some of the country’s most breathtaking landscapes, to days spent indulging in luxurious spas, experience the best of both worlds with a weekend in Chickasaw Country. This 13-county region in south-central Oklahoma offers superior comfort alongside rugged terrain. BeNative Tours’ expert travel planners can help your group experience first-class amenities and thrills in one visit.
Lake Murray State Park in Ardmore is Oklahoma’s first and largest state park consisting of 12,500 acres. Rolling hills and serene water creates the perfect environment for outdoor recreational activities. Lake Murray Riding Stables is situated within Lake Murray State Park where riders of all levels and group sizes can enjoy the breathtaking views of the park in the same way as the cowboys of yesteryear on horseback. This is one of the best ways to take in the extraordinary views of one of Oklahoma’s most scenic parks.
The Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur offers more than 30 miles of trails for groups of all fitness levels. It’s perfect for a casual walk or a more challenging hike. Visitors can take in beautiful scenery found throughout the park including several creeks, wildlife and even a few bison along the trails. The Chickasaw National Recreation Area is frequently named one of the best places to view fall foliage in Oklahoma due to the lush wooded areas and rolling hills.
Tucked away between Lake of the Arbuckles and the Arbuckle Mountains, the Chickasaw Retreat and Conference Center is a picturesque place to escape and wash away those dusty trails. The Chickasaw Retreat and Conference Center can accommodate groups of any size and provides incredible views of beautiful landscaping across the multi-acre property. Guests can soak in the natural beauty, relax at the indoor pool and hot tub or unwind in the property’s dry sauna and steam room.
The Rusty Nail Winery in Sulphur is an ideal place to unwind. Enjoy light appetizers, sandwiches and, of course, wine produced on-site and decorated with a unique label named after a shoe, including The Little Black Pump, Cinderella’s Slipper and Dorothy’s Ruby Red.
The Artesian Hotel, Casino & Spa in Sulphur is a charming oasis for guests looking for a peaceful escape with full-service amenities. The luxury hotel offers fine-dining at Springs restaurant, as well as a cocktail lounge. The on-site casino boasts more than 300 electronic gaming machines and three classic table games. Sole’renity Spa provides a variety of therapeutic and wellness treatments to replenish and rejuvenate the weariest of travelers. A bathhouse, starlit steam rooms, saunas, a variety of massages and other spa treatments are available to individuals, couples and groups.
Be Native Tours’ regional experts can help you tailor this trip for your group or build a custom itinerary. Visit benativetours.com to learn more about the experiences offered by Be Native Tours.
Lake Murray Riding Stables at Lake Murray State Park
Shiloh Morning Inn Bed and Breakfast at Lake Murray State Park
The Chickasaw National Recreation Area is frequently named one of the best places to view fall foliage in Oklahoma