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Tulsa OVERVIEW
Let's face it: Visiting Tulsa isn't usually at the top of anyone's bucket list. You might end up coming because of work, or maybe you've been invited to a friend's wedding. Perhaps you're passing through town on a grand Route 66 road trip. It's not a tourist-oriented city, and it doesn't dazzle at first site. But once you're there, whatever brought you, you're likely to be pleasantly surprised by what you find. Instead of tourist attractions that the locals never visit, the town is geared more toward a quality of life that they're happy to share with whoever comes for a visit. Tulsa's prosperity as an oil town has graced it with an elegant downtown full of art deco treasures, as well as a couple of memorable museums and stately bed and breakfasts built in mansions that date from the same era. Tulsa is home to beautiful parks and public areas, including a miles-long ribbon of green along the Arkansas River that encourages locals and visitors alike to get out and breathe the fresh air. A ...See More town with true seasons, Tulsa has gardens galore that explode in spring, as well as foliage that puts on a colorful show each fall. See Less
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