Voted “Oklahoma’s Friendliest Town” by readers of Oklahoma Living Magazine
Visitors have always known Stillwater is a special, friendly town. They just love Stillwater’s wide variety of entertainment options from star-studded concerts at the Tumbleweed Dance Halls and Concert Arena to shopping in the historic Downtown or Campus Corner areas. With an abundance of attractions and numerous, unique “home-grown” restaurants, Stillwater is an instant favorite.
No visit to Stillwater is complete without a stop at Eskimo Joe’s for a plate of their world famous cheese fries that garnered a presidential stamp of approval from both George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush. While you’re there, you can also pick up one of their world famous t-shirts. Picnicking or taking in a sunset at one of five lakes is a must, and golf enthusiasts find the Stillwater areas 5 top-rated golf courses fun and challenging. Karsten Creek, which hosted the 2003 and 2011 NCAA Men’s National Golf Championships, is recognized as one of the top public courses in America.
Stillwater is the home of Oklahoma State University’s campus. OSU features beautiful Georgian architecture and is home to the largest Student Union in the world, which includes shopping, dining and lodging options right in the heart of campus. For those who enjoy music and the arts, OSU is a hub of activity. If you’re a sports fan, the beautiful campus also includes the excitement of Big 12 athletics inside historic Gallagher-Iba arena, known as the “Rowdiest Sports Arena in the Nation!” You can also experience the pageantry of an OSU football game on Saturdays in the fall at Boone Pickens Stadium. Inside Gallagher-Iba arena you will find Heritage Hall, a museum housing an endless assortment of championships and trophies won by OSU. But don’t forget…the National Wrestling Hall of Fame is just next-door.
Upon arrival, Stillwater’s friendly attitude will meet you at the door of your hotel. From hotels on the National Historic Register to a hotel named the number one hotel in the nation for service and product by Hilton Hotels, you’ll find the perfect place to rest after an entertaining day.