Family Friendly Cold Weather Attractions in Oklahoma

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If you own an RV, chances are you try to take it out as much as you can during the year. Of course, you probably still spend most of your time at home, dreaming of the road. If you reside in Oklahoma City, like Leisure Time RV, and are looking for things to do, there’s lots of adventure to be had. Since it’s winter and pretty chilly outside, we thought we’d present you with some of OKC’s best indoor, family-friendly destinations.

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art

With three stories of permanent and special exhibits, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art houses an expansive collection of American and European artwork. On Saturdays between 1 and 4pm, you and your family can drop in and create your own art in a fun guided workshop meant to inspire creativity and connect participants with art and art movements more intimately.

The Science Museum of Oklahoma

For those who want to learn more about the world around them, the Science Museum of Oklahoma offers a full day of fun and learning. The special CurioCity exhibit is a favorite, comprising 20,000 sq. ft. of hands-on activities that help bridge the gap between fact and fun. Both small kids and teens will engage with the interactive exhibits and learn something in the process.

The Oklahoma History Center

Bring Oklahoma’s history to tangible life, the Oklahoma History Center demonstrates how much Oklahoma and Oklahomans have contributed to the country. See authentic artifacts, historical relics, and finely details exhibits that cover every topic from famous people to Oklahoman arts and culture.

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Your Guide to RV Camping in Oklahoma

If you’re new to RVing, new to Oklahoma, or new to both, this quick guide is for you. Oklahoma is a fantastic state for RV travel and camping and possesses hundreds of opportunities to RVers.

Part of the reason why Oklahoma is such a great state for RVing is that it contains the longest stretch of preserved Route 66 anywhere in the country. The old roadside charm of Route 66 is still in full force in Oklahoma and makes a drive along its length one full of leisure and fun, especially if you’re in an RV.

Oklahoma also has over two dozen state parks and all of them welcome RVers with sites that are big enough for any rig. Most even have hookups for your RV’s systems and utilities.

Some of Oklahoma’s best RV spots include Lake Eufaula or Beavers Bend State Park (both are full of natural beauty), Winstar RV Park (located near Winstar World Casino), and Corral Drive-In Theater and RV Park (where you can catch a movie like you would at a regular drive-in from the comfort of your RV).

You may additionally want to check out Marval Family Camping Resort for glamping (glamorous camping) enhanced by a mini golf course, game room, swimming pool, and standard luxury amenities for every RV site.

Then there’s Lake Thunderbird State Park, which is regarded as Oklahoma’s mountain biking capital. There are over 18.5 miles in the biking trail network through some of Oklahoma’s most thrilling landscapes.

If you plan on fishing anywhere you visit in Oklahoma, make sure to have a current Oklahoma fishing license if you are over 16 years of age.  You can purchase your Oklahoma fishing license online, or at bait/tackle shops, convenience stores and some grocery stores.

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Wherever you’re headed in Oklahoma, you’ll definitely want to add Leisure Time RV to your list of stops. We can help get your rig in good shape to handle anything Oklahoma can throw your way or even show you some of our units for sale if it’s time you got into your own RV.

Top Holiday Events Across Oklahoma

Whether you are visiting Oklahoma City or you live in the area, you may want to plan to visit some of our state’s holiday events. Many events are right in Oklahoma City – and you’ll want to pack up the RV to make a weekend or even a week-long vacation for other events outside of the city.

Before you head out, stop by Leisure Time RV to pick up any necessities or accessories – or to have your RV serviced before you go. And, if you don’t have an RV but think traveling around the state to attend holiday events sounds like loads of fun, stop by to walk through our many affordable floor plans.

Oklahoma City: Downtown in December

This month-long celebration is in full swing now, so lace up those skates to take a turn around the Devon Ice Rink or grab an inner tube to ride the largest manmade snow slope at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. You’ll enjoy tons more to do at the Bricktown Entertainment District throughout the month including Christmas lights, canal cruises, river cruises, holiday window displays, a horse-drawn carriage ride with a cup of steaming hot apple cider and more. And, don’t forget about Free Museum Sundays!

Tulsa: Winterfest

From now through the New Year, Tulsa’s Winterfest is running in downtown. Check out the 44-foot tree with over 35,000 lights, take a horse-drawn carriage ride, visit the BOK Center – the center of Winterfest, listen to live entertainment, and shop for unique gifts at a holiday-themed marketplace. And, don’t forget about the candy canes and the parade of lights.

Guthrie: Territorial Christmas Celebration

Visit Guthrie to listen to carolers, ride a candlelit trolley, shop and browse store windows decorated with Victorian-era Guthrie living displays. Be sure to catch the Christmas parade and the living nativity event. And, take the Territorial Homes Tour and watch the Victorian Walk in the evenings. If you need to take a break, visit Pollard Theatre to catch a showing of “A Territorial Christmas Carol: An Oklahoma Tradition.”

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Festival of the Arts


Known as Oklahoma City’s annual “rite of spring,” the Festival of the Arts is a six-day community celebration of the visual, culinary and performing arts. Come to the Festival of the Arts to view the creative works of over 140 artists from across the nation. Also enjoy a large-scale Sculpture Park exhibit on the Stage Center Lawn.

The Festival of the Arts is famous for its International Food Row. Sample delicious ethnic food or stay with tried-and-true festival favorites. From scrumptious Indian tacos to heaping platters of Brazilian food and Mexican cuisine, the festival’s food row will leave everyone with an appetite satisfied.

Enjoy four stages of nonstop performing arts and entertainment, as well as street performers roaming the grounds. Nearly 300 entertainers of all ages will donate their performances at the Festival of the Arts. In addition, hands-on activities will be available in the festival’s children’s area for $2. The Young-at-Art Mart returns as the children-only shopping venue with all artwork affordably priced for $5 or less. Families can also enjoy face painting and visit Pottery Place and Creation Station for more fun.

The festival runs daily from April 25 to April 30 at Bicentennial Park. The event is free to attend.

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Before you head to the festival, or anywhere else in Oklahoma or beyond, be sure to stop by Leisure Time RV to make sure that your rig is ready for the road and all it’s bound to throw your way. If it’s time to upgrade or even your first rig, come see us at Leisure Time RV to find the perfect RV for you.

November Events in OKC


Check out one of these great events happening this November in OKC.

AQHA World Championship Show – November 3-19

Enjoy the American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show this November in Oklahoma City. The show runs most of November, recurring daily, and showcases the American Quarter Horse in a variety of competitions and events.

Head to State Fair Park at 3001 General Pershing Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK.

The Music of the Rolling Stones – November 4-5

Join the OKC Philharmonic as they pay tribute to the Rolling Stones – the band that has toured for over 50 years, ranked in the top five of Billboard Magazine’s Greatest Artists of All Time, and sold over 200 million albums. Enjoy hits including Satisfaction, Paint It Black, Ruby Tuesday, Honky Tonk Women, and many more.

The show can be seen at the Civic Center Music Hall at 201 N. Walker Ave., Oklahoma City, OK.

Catch an Oklahoma Thunder Game

The Oklahoma City Thunder have ten home games this month, so there’s plenty of opportunities to catch one (or two!).

All home games, the schedule for November is:

  • Nov 5 against Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Nov 7 against Miami Heat
  • Nov 9 against Toronto Raptors
  • Nov 11 against L.A. Clippers
  • Nov 13 against Orlando Magic
  • Nov 16 against Houston Rockets
  • Nov 18 against Brooklyn Nets
  • Nov 20 against Indiana Pacers
  • Nov 26 against Detroit Pistons
  • Nov 30 against Washington Wizards

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Visit Leisure Time RV for sales, service, and parts this November before you head out to any events in Oklahoma City or elsewhere. If you’re going to go on a road trip, make sure you stop in for some service at Leisure Time RV.

Family Fun Month: Family Friendly Locations in OKC


It’s Family Fun Month and if you’re in Oklahoma City, whether living here or just passing through, you’re in luck: Oklahoma City possesses an abundance of family friendly sites and activities that’s sure to delight your family.

Frontier City

A western-themed amusement park, Frontier City is the only theme park in Oklahoma city. Opened in 1958, the park operates between April to November and covers 109 acres with 28 rides, which include 5 roller coasters. The roller coasters are the Diamondback, Silver Bullet, Steel Lasso, Wildcat, and the Wild Kitty. The park hosts numerous shows, including concerts at the Starlight Amphitheater, included with park admission. If your family loves theme parks, they’ll love Frontier City.

White Water Bay

The largest water park in Oklahoma City, White Water Bay was opened in 1981. The park operates from May to September and has 3 pools (wave pool, activity pool, and kid’s pool) and 11 water slides. If your family is looking to cool off from the heat of the Oklahoman summer, White Water Bay is just the place to go.

Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden

Sprawling over 119 acres and home to more than 1900 animals representing 512 species, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden has been a fixture in OKC since 1902. Open every day of the year except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day, it’s the perfect destination for any family looking for fun and a learning experience rolled into one.

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August Events in Oklahoma City


When you are visiting Oklahoma City in your RV, be sure to line up some great events to attend. You’ll have a great time between hiking, relaxing and attending events like a city pet expo, rodeo, horse show and motorcycle swap meet. And, if you need parts for your RV, be sure to stop by our RV parts and accessories store to pick up anything you need.

Oklahoma City Pet Expo

On August 6 and August 7, 2016, visit the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, 3001 General Pershing Boulevard in Oklahoma City to attend the Oklahoma City Pet Expo. Bring your leashed and well-behaved pet to visit rescue group booths and pet-friendly exhibitions. Watch live demonstrations for obedience training and pet care, win prizes and giveaways and get some good discounts on stuff for your pets. You can even enter your pet in a costume contest or talent show. Get discounted vaccinations if your pet needs them or get a free nail trim. For more information, call (800) 977-3609.

Summer ShootOut Barrel Racing

From August 18 through August 21, 2016, head over to the Oklahoma State Fair Park at 3001 General Pershing Boulevard in Oklahoma City to enjoy barrel racing at the Summer ShootOut Barrel Races. Riders compete for qualifying points. Enjoy a trade show and vendors where you can pick up Western wear. For more information call (405) 364-0274.

Motorcycle Swap Meet

On August 31, 2016, head over to the Oklahoma State Fair Park for a motorcycle swap meet. The park is located at 3001 General Pershing Boulevard in Oklahoma City. See some great bikes, pick up bike parts and trade or sell bike parts you don’t need at the Motorcycle Swap Meet. The swap meet will be held in the Centennial Building. You’ll also be able to pick up the newest bike fashions, watch stunts in the demonstration area and see new bike designs.

AQHYA World Youth Championship Quarter Horse Show

From August 5 through August 13, 2016, head over to the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, 3001 General Pershing Boulevard in Oklahoma City to see the AQHYA World Youth Championship Quarter Horse Show. Enjoy over 1,200 horses at the show, which is one of the top youth events in the country. Horses from all 50 states and several countries will be showing. Enjoy a trade show with over 60 vendors that include home décor and equestrian products. For more information call (405) 948-6700.

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Stop by Leisure Time RV to pick up any parts or accessories you might need for your RV while you are visiting; or give our RV service department a call if you need repairs or maintenance. If you live in the area and are in the market for a new RV, visit our showroom to walk through the many floor plans we have available.

June Events in Oklahoma City


It’s starting to feel like summer in Oklahoma City. The city is bustling with indoor and outdoor events that simply shouldn’t be missed. The following are just a few of the many festivals and events that are worth an early summer RV trip to Oklahoma City this June.

2016 OKC Jazz Fest

The 2016 OKC Jazz Fest will take place June 2, 3 and 4, and is set to take over the Civic Center Music Hall with must-see jazz musicians, like David Benoit and others. In addition to non-stop live jazz performances, visitors will enjoy an art show, beer and wine garden, delicious local food trucks and so much more. All performances at Bicentennial Park are free and open to the public, but be sure to bring your wallet for shopping and dining.

Live on the Plaza

The unofficial start of summer means the start of the Live on the Plaza concert series. The second Friday of every month is dedicated to the Plaza District’s art walk featuring live music, shopping, special events, featured artists and much more. The event takes place from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., and is always free and open to the public.

Stars and Stripes River Festival

There’s no doubt you’ll want to be in OKC for the Stars and Stripes River Festival. This anticipated annual event will be held on June 25 and 26, this year, and will feature Fourth of July-themed festivities, like the Riversport Challenge biathlon, the PaddleFest Dragon Boat Festival, family fun, live music, delicious eats, fireworks and plenty of other activities. This must-visit event can be found at the Oklahoma City Boathouse District

Summer is one of the best times of year to purchase a brand-new RV. We’re offering steep discounts on a huge variety of new RVs right here on our Leisure Time RV lot, and our current I-40 Construction Sale means we’re making it even easier for you to purchase your dream RV today.

May Events in Oklahoma City


As the temperatures continue to rise and summer grows near, Oklahoma City is heating up with must-visit events across the city. From one-of-a-kind springtime presentations at the zoo to Memorial Day festivities, the following are several May events you don’t want miss around OKC.

Sea Lion Presentation at the OKC Zoo

The new Sea Lion Presentation at the OKC Zoo kicks off on May 1, this year, and it’s an event you won’t want to miss. Watch California sea lions splash and play during must-see educational (and fun) presentations. The sea lion presentations will be held Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, so plan your visit around one of the shows.

The Riversport Rapids Grand Opening Spectacular

Kids and adults from across OKC will not want to miss the grand opening of Riversport Rapids. This one-of-a-kind water park features whitewater rafting, an Olympic style slalom kayaking course and professional rafters and kayakers to help you learn the ropes. This state-of-the-art aquatic adventure facility is one of few in the world, and the big opening weekend event gives you a chance to meet world-famous Olympic athletes while enjoying live music, fireworks, food and tons of family-friendly activities.

40th Annual Paseo Arts Festival

Celebrate Memorial Day early at the 40th Annual Paseo Arts Festival on Sunday, May 29. The festival will feature more than 80 visual artists, who will be onsite selling their paintings, ceramics, photography, woodwork and so much more. In addition to artists, the event will feature dozens of musicians, live performances and delicious treats. The festival’s children’s area also makes it a fun event for the entire family. The festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., at the Paseo Arts District. Admission is free for all attendees.

Stop and See Us at Leisure Time

Don’t forget to stop and see us at Leisure Time RV when you’re traveling throughout Oklahoma in your recreational vehicle this spring. We’re your one-stop shop for everything from new and used RVs to camping supplies, service and more.

Oklahoma City Spring Events You Don’t Want to Miss


The weather is heating up and so are the spring events and activities in Oklahoma City. Fire up your RV and cruise to the city for these three must-visit outdoor events happening around town this April.

Norman Music Festival

Norman, Okla., is located just 20 miles south of downtown Oklahoma City, and it’s worth making the short drive for the Norman Music Festival. This annual event features more than 100 rock and roll bands ranging from local favorites to some of the biggest names in the industry. The live music will play from April 21 to 23, and visitors can take part in a number of other activities, including craft booths, poetry slams, an art festival and so much more.

Festival of the Arts

The Festival of the Arts is one of Oklahoma City’s longest running festivals. Join the community to celebrate culinary arts, visual arts and performing arts from April 19 through 24 in Downtown OKC at Bicentennial Park. More than 500 artists are submitting work for a festival jury, 31 food vendors will be onsite and roughly 300 entertainers will be donating performances to the festival. And don’t forget to bring your kids, because action-packed kids activities will be taking place every day of the event.

Oklahoma City Dodgers Games

The Oklahoma City Dodgers will play their first home game on Friday, April 15, but the games continue through spring and summer with outdoor fun for the entire family. Your kids will love rooting on the home team and becoming lifetime fans of the OKC Dodgers. Log onto the team’s website to purchase tickets and view their spring schedule today.

Find Your Dream RV

Start the spring RV season off right with a top-quality new or used RV from Leisure Time RV in Oklahoma City. Our lot is loaded with the deeply discounted RVs to help you get on the road more often this spring and summer.