Ardmore is a cultural and tourism hub in Carter County in the US state of
Oklahoma. The city is located about 140 kilometres from both Dallas and
Oklahoma City. Ardmore is usually considered the hub of the ten-county
region of South Central Oklahoma. The city is located around 14 kilometres
south of the Arbuckle Mountains and is at the eastern margin of the
Healdton Basin. Tourists can enjoy boutique shopping experiences on the
Main Street and can find modern art at Charles B. Goddard Centre. History
buffs can visit the Southwest Historical Museum and the adjacent Military
Memorial Museum. In addition, Ardmore also offers sundry dining options
including well-known favourites like Two Frogs Grill and Budro's Rib Joint
Tourist Attractions in Ardmore, Oklahoma
Mountain Lake is located 20 miles northwest of Ardmore. The infrastructure
around the lake offers picnic tables, grills, and overnight camping
facilities. Only carry boats are allowed at the lake and fishing is allowed
from the dam.
Gene Autry Oklahoma Museum
Gene Autry Oklahoma Museums exhibits history and legacy of singing cowboys
such as the museum's namesake. The museum is in former schoolhouse in the
tiny community of Gene Autry in proximity to Ardmore. Gene Autry Oklahoma
Museum features a gift shop and a performance hall.
Greater Southwest Historical Museum
Greater Southwest Historical Museum is located inside the old Ardmore
National Guard Armory. The museum is dedicated to preserve the history of
south-central Oklahoma. Exhibits in the museum detail the region's history
with special focus on pioneer life, the railroad and urban life, and oil
and gas development.
Best Time to Visit
Weather-wise, the best time to take Ardmore flights is between the months
of September and November. In these months, the city sees dry and soothing
climate apt for sightseeing.
Airports in Ardmore
Flights to Ardmore are operated to Ardmore Municipal Airport. The airport
is in Carter County, around 19 kilometres northeast of Ardmore. Ardmore
Municipal Airport is a city-owned facility.