For those of you with school-aged kids or school-related jobs, it’s time to start planning your Spring Break adventure so you can make the most of the time off. Oklahoma City-area attractions offer all kinds of ways to entertain your little ones, whether with visits or longer-term camps. This week, we’ll offer some ideas to visit with your children, entertain them while you work or just to explore by yourself. Consider this your own personal Spring Break Book of Lists.
First, for an extensive list of things to do at any time, dive into the Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau’s website, visitokc.com. For this blog, we’ll give you a snapshot:
- Take your kids to the Oklahoma City Zoo.
- Explore the Science Museum Oklahoma.
- Pop into the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History in Norman for the Spring Break Escape, with daily activities from March 16-20. Learn about everything from birds to fossils to science to amphibians, create various arts and crafts or chat about the museum’s collections. Various times throughout the week. | See a schedule.
- While you’re in Norman check out Heyday Entertainment or Andy Alligator’s Fun Park.
- Closer to home, explore skeletons at the Museum of Osteology.
- Unleash your inner race car driver at Pole Position Raceway.
- Play miniature golf at Celebration Station.
- Learn about Native American history and art at the Chickasaw Nation’s Exhibit C Gallery at 1 E Sheridan in Bricktown. In addition to being an art gallery for Chickasaw artists, it is also a tourism information center for people interested in visiting Chickasaw Country and a retail shop.
- Find out more about Oklahoma history at the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum and the Oklahoma History Center.
- Get in touch with bluegrass music at the American Banjo Museum.