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           Oklahoma Travel Guide

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Welcome to USA Travel Magazine's Oklahoma Travel Guide, in which we share features on attractions, events, sports, and more to experience with family and friends. Oklahoma became the 47th state in 1907. The state was part of the Louisiana Purchase, and  known as the Indian Territories because over 30 Native American Tribe's were relocated there. Many Indians, forced from their lands, died along the “Trail of Tears” and never made it to the Indian Territories. During this time the land was opened to settlers in land runs, and those who rushed across the borders sooner than the government allowed became known as Sooners, of which is how the state got its nickname, The Sooner State. Oklahoma's nature beauty, historic treasures, recreation, and vibrant cities drawn travelers back every year to discover more!

Editor's Pick: Birders Join The Celebration of Birds At The Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge In Northwest Oklahoma

Each year folks gather for the Celebration of Birds at the Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge in northwest Oklahoma. This 32,000 acre refuge has a diverse landscape filled with a variety of grassland, woodland, water and salt-flat habitats that attract over 300 species of birds, so don't forget your camera. And, The Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge has experts who can help you learn more about searching for crystals, viewing wildlife, and joining annual events. Birding At Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge - Full Story