Jan 242011
 

Although this is for the entire state of Oklahoma – they offer one especially for Route 66 through Oklahoma. Read thru the article to find out how to get your free copy! There is a LOT to see on Route 66 in Oklahoma and one of their guides only make it easier to enjoy!

The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department offers two new comprehensive publications free of charge to assist travelers in planning trips to Oklahoma.

The 2011 Oklahoma Travel Guide is a glossy magazine filled cover to cover with helpful tips, stunning photography, contact information and travel ideas covering the entire state. Special features in this year’s guide include extended coverage of Oklahoma’s most popular sites including outdoor recreation activities, art and cultural destinations, agritourism hot spots, and the best places to enjoy the urban nightlife.

The second publication hot off the press is the Discover Oklahoma Destination Dining Guide. This food lover’s companion is compiled by the Oklahoma experts from Discover Oklahoma, and is a must-have guide for any foodie looking to explore Oklahoma through its many diners, kitchens, drive-ins, and restaurants.

“These easy-to-reference guides are an excellent resource for anyone planning to explore our beautiful state,” said Hardy Watkins, executive director of the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department. “Both publications take the guesswork out of traveling our state by extensively laying out the many diverse destinations Oklahoma has to offer.”

The 2011 Oklahoma Travel and Dining Guides are free and can be ordered online at www.TravelOK.com or by calling an Oklahoma Travel Counselor at 1-800-652-6552. They are also being distributed through the 12 Tourism Information Centers statewide.

In addition to these annual publications, travelers can also order specialty brochures like the popular Oklahoma Route 66 Guide or Oklahoma Agritourism guides which plot out wineries, guest ranches, hunting destinations and much more all across the state. These brochures are free resources to help plan a day trip or getaway in Oklahoma.

For more great travel ideas, tune into the weekly television program Discover Oklahoma, click on the newly redesigned www.TravelOK.com or check out Oklahoma Today magazine for all the latest must-see restaurants, shops, attractions and more statewide.