Spend some time outdoors at Chadick Park. This 10.2-acre community park has plenty of amenities so the entire family has something to enjoy during a day of fun in the sun. Four tennis courts, a wading pool, and playgrounds lead to a great day out. Gazebos, restrooms, and picnic areas line the park so you have a place to relax and enjoy a meal. Visit the War Memorial and the God’s Little Angel Memorial during your here. These memorials are designed to honor both veterans and those who lost their lives during the Oklahoma City bombing.
Explore the history of McAlester by touring some of the old homes in the area. The J G Puterbaugh House located on Fifth Street was the home of an area coal business founder. Tours of this restored home are offered by appointment only. The JJ McAlester Mansion is a beautiful space built in the early 1900s. The home has been restored to mimic its original appearance, complete with original furniture. Take a tour here during specially scheduled times. Visiting one of these magnificent houses will allow you to view stunning and historical architecture of the past.
Spend an evening trying your luck at the tables by visiting Choctaw Casino. This casino is full of the energy and excitement inherent in casinos to give you a faux Vegas experience right in your own backyard. With a large array of table games and slots, you can choose your favorite ways to play. Enjoy live entertainment on a nightly basis and special events scheduled throughout the year. Be sure to stop in at Trophy’s Bar and Grill to enjoy a gourmet meal and a few drinks between games or after a big win.