Destination guide

Fun-filled getaway in Oklahoma vacation home rentals

Located in America's Great Plains region, the state of Oklahoma boasts a diverse landscape. There's the great outdoors, with its rugged mountains, fragrant pine forests and endless grasslands. Then there's the bright lights and bustle of its steely capital, Oklahoma City. Steeped in a rich cowboy and Native American heritage, Oklahoma celebrates both facets of its past in places like the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum. Whether you're visiting for outdoor adventures or casino and city hijinks, an Oklahoma vacation rental gives you time to stick around and enjoy it all, especially if you're passing through on Route 66.

Things to do

Monuments and museums in Oklahoma

Want to be close to the state's star attractions? Your best bet is an Oklahoma vacation rental in the capital. There's a great deal to see here, including Myriad Botanical Gardens, which feature a vast cylindrical conservatory filled with tropical plants and flowers, and Oklahoma City Zoo, which boasts a menagerie of almost 2,000 animals, including gorillas and snow leopards. Basketball fans will want to catch an NBA game at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, while most visitors will want to visit the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. Situated on a peaceful green parcel where the Murrah Building once stood, it remembers those who died in the 1995 bomb attack with a variety of moving monuments.

Activities

Activities near Oklahoma vacation homes

If you're not one for camping, Oklahoma vacation rentals provide a more-comfortable base for adventures in the great outdoors. The wild landscape offers something for everyone, with everything from hiking and fishing to guided treks on horseback through forested trails. If you're feeling lucky, you'll find a trove of casinos, while the state's restaurants serve up must-try local dishes that range from sizzling steaks to fried pies. If you're into history and culture, Oklahoma City has plenty of museums to visit, while shopping and nightlife opportunities abound in the state's capital too.

Weather

Keeping tabs on the weather in Oklahoma

Contrasting air currents in the state create a recipe for severe weather conditions, ranging from thunderstorms and hail to tornados. Though Oklahoma is located in the Tornado Alley region, you can keep yourself safe by keeping tabs on local weather reports and taking the necessary precautions. When all is calm, Oklahoma experiences a humid subtropical climate in the central, southern and eastern parts of the state, a humid continental climate in the north and a semi-arid climate in the west. July and August are typically the hottest months. Prefer milder weather? It's best to visit in October, when everything cools down.

Natural features

Getting out and about in Oklahoma

Oklahoma boasts 50 state parks, 6 national parks and many other protected areas. The landscape provides a playground for adventure seekers and wildlife enthusiasts alike, with its towering mountains, peaceful pinewoods, restful lakes and expansive plains. The Wichita Mountains in the southwest predate the Rockies and are home to the oldest national wildlife refuge in the USA. Here, you'll find a 650-strong herd of bison, alongside elk, deer and birdlife and a flourishing mix of native flora. It's also a popular spot for rock climbers, who come to tackle the Wichita range's weathered granite faces.

Can I find a vacation rental around Oklahoma?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,967 vacation rentals near Oklahoma. From 1,007 Cabins to 1,007 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Oklahoma for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Oklahoma?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Oklahoma. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Broken Bow: 864 vacation rentals
  • Oklahoma City: 214 vacation rentals
  • Tulsa: 156 vacation rentals
  • Grand Lake O' the Cherokees: 200 vacation rentals
  • Beavers Bend State Resort Park: 732 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Oklahoma! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Oklahoma?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Oklahoma:

  • Broken Bow: 864 rentals
  • Oklahoma City: 214 rentals
  • Tulsa: 156 rentals
  • Hochatown: 799 rentals
  • Medicine Park: 38 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Oklahoma?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Oklahoma are:

  • Will Rogers World Airport (OKC): 237 vacation rentals
  • Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport (LAW): 40 vacation rentals
  • Oklahoma City, OK (PWA-Wiley Post): 215 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Oklahoma?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Oklahoma. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Beavers Bend State Resort Park: 732 rentals
  • Turner Falls: 30 rentals
  • Robbers Cave State Park: 20 rentals
  • Lake Thunderbird State Park: 50 rentals
  • Tenkiller State Park: 64 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Oklahoma listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Oklahoma

Broken Bow
864 vacation rentals
Oklahoma City
214 vacation rentals
Tulsa
156 vacation rentals
Hochatown
799 vacation rentals
Medicine Park
38 vacation rentals
Eufaula
76 vacation rentals
Norman
181 vacation rentals
Broken Arrow
120 vacation rentals
Stillwater
30 vacation rentals
Lawton
40 vacation rentals
Edmond
196 vacation rentals
Kingston
145 vacation rentals
Grove
180 vacation rentals
Tahlequah
84 vacation rentals
Davis
29 vacation rentals
Eucha
181 vacation rentals
Afton
195 vacation rentals
Monkey Island
173 vacation rentals
Ardmore
29 vacation rentals
Sulphur
26 vacation rentals