Dining at The Lot in Ada

Plan Your Family Adventure in Chickasaw Country

Hit the ground running in Chickasaw Country where you will find plenty to do, see and eat for every member of your family. Whether you are looking for an educational day trip or a multi-day vacation filled with food and experiences, Chickasaw Country has a lot to offer. Browse our family-friendly itinerary to get a start on your planning. 

Day 1 in Ada

Experience an Out of this World Day of Fun at Lazer Zone Family Fun Center in Ada

Choose from adventures from the 24-lane black light bowling alley, two-story laser tag arena, 9-hole 3D black light mini-golf, three station batting cages and an arcade. This is sure to be a blast for the whole family!

Explore historic Wintersmith Park

The Wintersmith Park Historic District is a 150-acre park with a lake, hiking trails, an amphitheater and the Wintersmith Aquatic Center and Sports Complex with an outdoor pool and slides for summer fun.  

Park Yourself for Dinner at The Lot

The Lot is an inviting, al fresco food truck park that welcomes families and four-legged friends alike to experience the vibrant ambiance with live music performances. Embrace the relaxed atmosphere as you unwind on the patio, accompanied by the refreshing misting system during the sunny summer days and cozy infrared heaters during the cooler months. Delight in the culinary adventure presented by an ever-changing lineup of food trucks on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, while reserving your Sundays for their renowned All-Day Brunch - a feast to remember.  

Summertime Option: Pick Fresh Fruits at Peach Tree Farms

Take your pick of fresh peaches, plums, blackberries, cantaloupes, watermelons and more at this seasonal roadside fruit stand. They also sell local jams, jellies, pickles and honey. For a summer treat, ask for their homemade ice cream, made fresh daily and served with a side of peaches. It is open seasonally from June through October.

Day 2 in Pauls Valley & Purcell

Be a Kid Again at The Toy & Action Figure Museum in Pauls Valley

This Museum is home to a collection of up to 13,000 toys and action figures on rotation. Thousands of action figures cover every inch of the “Collector’s Bedroom” diorama. Discover the rotating toy exhibit near the back of the museum to find out which collection is on display – i.e., Star Wars, Superheroes, G.I. Joe and many more.

Horse Around in Pauls Valley at the Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Center

Operated under the Bureau of Land Management, this holding facility for wild horses and burros provides a natural and safe environment for these magnificent animals. The drive-up interpretation center welcomes visitors to walk near the corrals and fences to view the animals. Visitors are welcome to walk near corrals and fences for better viewing opportunities but may not enter pastures.

Chop It Like Its Hot at Bob’s Pig Shop

The family-friendly stop has been a staple in Pauls Valley since 1933. Known for mouth-watering barbecue, Bob’s also serves Okie-Mex, their own version of Tex-Mex. Make sure to take a look around the walls of the Shop while you dine to find pieces of history and a glimpse at the past.

Pop into Pride Popcorn in Purcell

This family-owned shop sits on Purcell’s Main Street and features gourmet popcorn, craft sodas and novelty candies that are sure to make any member of the family smile. Try their popcorn of the month for a special treat!


Day 3 in Chickasha

Discover the wheely side of Chickasha at Muscle Car Ranch

The first 30 acres of Muscle Car Ranch take you on a wild ride with its neon and porcelain sign museum, boasting over 100 signs on-site. Prepare to be amazed, as some of these signs are rarer than a unicorn sighting, with only one or two similar ones left in the entire United States! From the roaring 1950s to the groovy 1970s, the vehicles on display include muscle cars, trucks, buses and other stunning rides. Make sure you check their calendar of events to see if they have live music while you are in town!

Get Wild at Jungle Ice Fun Zone

This family entertainment center features an 18-hole miniature golf course, video game room and televisions. They serve pizza, snacks, smoothies, ice cream, shaved ice and more. Have older kids? They may enjoy a game of Singo, a Thursday evening activity at the Fun Zone.

Drive Up, Relax and Watch a Movie at the Chief Drive-In Theatre

The Chief Drive-In is the oldest operating drive-in theatre in Oklahoma. Established in 1949, the drive-in offers movies and full concessions year-round. Check their website for current shows and times.

Speaking of old fashioned…burgers that is! 

Head to J & W Grill in Chickasha for the best old-fashioned hamburgers, coneys, fries and shakes. The fried onion burger is a favorite. It’s open for breakfast and lunch.


Day 4 in Duncan

Giddy Up Cowboys at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center

Take a trip back in time with interactive exhibits created for all ages and interests. Shop in the Duncan General Store, create your own brand or rope a steer before heading to the Campfire Theater to eavesdrop on Jesse Chisholm and Cowboy Tex. Then mosey your way to the 4D Experience Theater for a multi-sensory adventure “on the trail.” And don’t leave without stopping in the Garis Gallery of the American West, one of the finest Western Art collections west of the Mississippi River. Capture a photo in front of the “On the Chisholm Trail” bronze sculpture in front of the Heritage Center.

A Playland for the Younger Ones at Kiddieland Park

The littles can ride a selection of amusement rides such as the carousel, Kiddieland Express train, flying planes and the tilt-a-whirl. Located in Fuqua Park, Kiddieland Park has been in operation for over 50 years.

All Aboard and Explore the Rock Island 905 Railroad Depot!

Also located in Fuqua Park, the Rock Island 905 Railroad Depot, Museum and Gift Shop brings visitors back to when Duncan was the first scheduled stop on the 905 train. Browse the museum, a replica 1892 train depot, to see exhibits and displays and a model train too! And grab a photo by the 905 outside the museum.

Try a Slice of Pizza Pie at Napoli’s Italian Restaurant

Napoli’s serves all of your favorite traditional Italian dishes and desserts using the freshest ingredients. It is open for lunch and dinner.


Day 5 in Ardmore

Take a Ride on the Wild Side at Arbuckle Wilderness Park

You and your children will be amazed at the hundreds of exotic animals, from five continents, roaming free at this 200-acre park in the Arbuckle Mountains. Walk through the House of Reptiles and Petting Zoo or drive through the safari to feed animals from your vehicle.

Family Fun Awaits at The Clubhouse

This family-entertainment center, located in Ardmore Regional Park, features an arcade and cafe indoors and go-karts, mini golf, ziplining, water wars and more outside. There is even a seasonal ice rink for the winter! 

Jump in the Saddle at Lake Murray Riding Stables

Lake Murray Riding Stables, located in Lake Murray State Park, offers the perfect horseback riding experience for those looking for an adventure as well as a casual ride along beautiful nature trails. 

Rev Up your Engines at Southern Oklahoma Speedway

Southern Oklahoma Speedway is a semi-banked oval, 3/8-mile clay track. With Saturday night races, this Speedway is the perfect weekend activity for the entire family. Make sure to pack the earplugs and safety glasses for the younger ones!

Hop on Over to Two Frogs Grill for Dinner

With some of the best food in Oklahoma, Two Frogs Grill’s sauces and seasonings are in-house secrets. Fresh meats are brought in daily and don't be surprised if you see some big names in the music industry pop in and out from time to time.

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