Location: Tulsa Area
Once considered primarily an oil town, Tulsa has developed into a modern city with a unique identity. It has a distinct flavor drawn from the characteristics of the South, Southwest and Midwest regions of the U.S. In addition to its Native American and cowboy heritage, Tulsa has a warm, down-to-earth attitude. Many Tulsans are lifelong residents but are always welcoming to newcomers. Tulsa is home to the Philbrook Museum of Art, and the Deco District showcases examples of Art Deco architecture designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and others. Live music is a favorite pastime, and the community loves to celebrate its heritage at events like Oktoberfest, the Tulsa Tough annual bicycle race, food festivals, and Mayfest. Tulsa has more than 130 parks, including the popular River West Festival Park and Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area. Roughly 50 miles of trails traverse the Tulsa area, with beautiful views of the Arkansas River.