CatoosaGreen Country, Oklahoma. It is home to the Port of Catoosa, part of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas Navigation System (MCKARNS) which connects Northeast Oklahoma to the Mississippi River.
address: Rt. 66Large blue whale in a swimming hole as novelty architecture. Picnic area.
phone: +1 918 266-2291address: 5350 Cimarron RoadMaritime Education Center with videos and a small artefact collection describing the Port’s history and economic impact on Oklahoma. The furthest inland, ice-free international seaport in America serves as head of navigation for the 445-mile McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, which leads to the Mississippi River. A self-guided driving tour of the port is permitted (8AM-4:30PM weekdays only) but you must remain in your vehicle.
Hard Rock Casino and ResortBilled as Oklahoma's Largest Casino, This Neo-Art-Deco-Styled monolith is always under construction. (Formerly The Cherokee Casino)
Cherokee Art MarketThe Largest Annual Native American Art Market in the Great Plains. (1st-2nd Weeks October)
Cowboy Trade DaysThis event recently some years ago. It's kind of a western goods rummage sale (And a high-end one at that), but you can find some interesting things here (A Navajo Rug for $200 is one example). If you want some good books about the Native Americans or jewelry by local artists, this is the place for you. (August–September)
phone: +1 918 266-4227address: 19605 East Skelly Dr