Step back in time with a visit to the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center. This unique museum tells the story of the 1893 Great Land Run for the Cherokee Strip, with genuine pieces and the actual land run office. The Railroad Museum of Oklahoma is also home in Enid and gives visitors guided tours filled with amazing information. More than 1 million railroad-related items are on display, including a steam engine. Leonardo's Discovery Warehouse & Adventure Quest is geared toward children, and is part play area and part museum. There are always exciting exhibits and educational activities.
Playing in the Park
Enid has more than 30 picturesque parks, with more than 400 acres of wide open space for relaxing, and being in tune with nature. They provide residents with tennis courts, walking trails, fishing, and splash pads. There is even a skate park and bike park as well as Crosslin Park, the official dog park for Enid. There are also several golf courses for the avid golfer looking for a place to tee off. If splish-splash fun is what you are looking for, get to the Splash Zone Water Park. Spiral water slides, and plenty of twists and turns are waiting from May to August.
Enjoy Ecclectic Shops
Fans of local businesses will love stopping in the Felt Bird. This quaint shop carries unique handmade gifts for all occasions, including accessories. For eclectic rustic furniture, stroll around in Soapweeds and Cactus, and you will not be disappointed. If you like the challenge and anticipation of thrift stores, there are several spacious ones in Enid with loads of quality items and frequent restocking. You will find many traditional chain stores here for clothes and shoes for when you want something from a specific national store. Antique lovers can dust off their magnifying glasses, and look for hidden gems in one of the antique stores.