Oklahoma City's super-soaking attractions are the perfect places for one last summer splash. RIVERSPORT Rapids is capping off its season with a weekend full of activities complete with surfing, whitewater rafting, land adventures and the Big Water Bull – an inflatable bull riding experience on the lower pond. Dive in to White Water Bay for high-speed water slides and cool pools the whole family will enjoy, or head over to Frontier City to take on Renegade Rapids and more.
For more fun on the water, check out the splash pads at Myriad Gardens, paddleboat on the lake at Scissortail Park or cruise the Bricktown Canal on the Bricktown Water Taxi.
OKC was named one of 5 surprising foodie destinations in the U.S., and rightfully so. Check out all of the local restaurants offering curbside, take-out or dine-in this holiday weekend. Craving an end of summer barbecue feast? Our BBQ joints can't be beat. Wherever your stomach takes you, be sure to indulge in one last snow cone of the season. May we suggest Sasquatch Shaved Ice in the Plaza District or Katiebug's Shaved Ice & Hot Chocolate in Automobile Alley?
If you're looking to be inspired, some of the city's best museums are playing host to can't-miss exhibits and galleries. See Western heritage come to life at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum's annual art exhibition and sale, Prix de West. Then, head over to the Oklahoma City Museum of Art to get lost in POP Power featuring the masterpieces of Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Takashi Murakami and more. Of course, no trip to OKC is complete without a visit to the National Memorial & Museum, especially during this 25th anniversary year. The grounds are open 24 hours, and a cool nighttime stroll is a perfect and peaceful way to say goodbye to summer.