Author Archives: Stephanie Craig

The 17 Most Charming Small Towns in Oklahoma to Add to Your Bucket List!

Oklahoma - Downtown Guthrie

Since moving back to the US from Europe, I’ve been obsessed with visiting small towns, both those in Oklahoma and those a little further afield like Arkansas and Texas. Basically, if a small town is cute and less than four hours from OKC, I want to see it in person. These adorable smalls towns in […]

Cowpokes Review: BBQ & Diner Food in Prague, Oklahoma

Oklahoma - Prague - Cowpokes

After spending time exploring some of the best things to do in Prague, Oklahoma, we made our way over to Cowpokes BBQ Diner. I chose Cowpokes because I had two places in Prague that I wanted to try, and the other (The Kitchen) was closed. So it was an easy decision. Cowpokes had come highly […]

21 Fabulous Beaches in Missouri for a Fun Missouri Beach Getaway!

USA - Missouri - A piece of driftwood at Longview Lake during a vibrant sunrise.

Whenever I think about a beach trip, I usually think about an escape to the Gulf Coast of Texas. But did you know there are actually some great sandy beaches in Missouri you can enjoy that are so much closer to home? Yes, these are Missouri lake beaches, but what’s more Americana than a lake […]

17 Best U-Pick Strawberry Farms in Oklahoma: How & Where to Pick Your Own Strawberries

Child picking strawberries. Kids pick fresh fruit on organic strawberry farm. Children gardening and harvesting. Toddler kid eating ripe healthy berry. Outdoor family summer fun in the country.

Wondering where to pick strawberries in Oklahoma? Whether you’re looking for a fun Oklahoma date idea or you want something to do in Oklahoma with kids, here are local pick your own strawberry farms (also known as U-Pick strawberry farms). Of course, the strawberry is the official fruit of Oklahoma, so we have quite a […]

13 Perfect Things to Do in Prague, Oklahoma

Oklahoma - Prague - Broadway Garage

I lived in Eastern Europe for four years and run an entire website and podcast about travel in Europe…but I still haven’t been to Prague in Czechia (the Czech Republic). However, I’ve been to Prague, Oklahoma, which is basically the same thing, right? Here are the best things to do in Prague, Oklahoma, plus things […]

The Lokal Review: Modern Okie Cuisine & Drinks in Yukon on Route 66

Oklahoma - Yukon - The Lokal

After spending a morning visiting the Clydesdales at the Express Ranches in Yukon, we decided to check out one of Yukon’s most popular restaurants. The Lokal serves up modern Oklahoma Cuisine, and it features cocktail and beer lists full of local producers and ingredients. If you’re looking for an updated Okie fare (including bison) in […]

13 Things to Know Before Visiting the Oklahoma City Farmers Market: Tips & Tricks!

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Planning to visit the Oklahoma City Farmers Market? Known officially at the Farmers Public Market, it’s a popular Saturday morning spot in OKC and the centerpiece of the Farmers Market District. Here’s what you need to know to plan the perfect visit! Can’t read now? Pin for later! Tip for Visiting the Oklahoma City Farmers […]

8 Fairytale Castles in New Mexico fit for a Queen (or King!)

New Mexico - A historic castle on a hill with trees surrounding it, a playing field in the foreground and a bright blue cloudy sky in the background.

I love seeing castles! I have spent time abroad exploring some of the most beautiful castles in the world and I can attest, seeing castles in New Mexico can be just as exciting as seeing them in Europe! You just have to know where to look. Here are the best New Mexico castles which you can find […]

Stables Cafe Review: BBQ & Diner Food in Downtown Guthrie

Oklahoma - Guthrie - Stables Cafe - Beer

I’ve taken quite a shine to Guthrie as of late. Even though I grew up just twenty minutes away, I never appreciated the beauty of Downtown Guthrie until moving back to Oklahoma a few months ago. I’ll pretty much use any excuse possible to spend an afternoon soaking up the architecture and ambiance. And that’s […]

13 Fairytale Castles in Colorado to Add Magic to Your Colorado Adventures

Colorado - Puebla - bishop castle is a home-made stone castle and popular tourist location for people on vacation in Southern Colorado near Pueblo and Colorado City. It is located inside the San Isabel National Forest.

I love seeing castles! I have spent time abroad exploring some of the most beautiful castles in the world and I can attest, seeing castles in Colorado can be just as exciting as seeing them in Europe! You just have to know where to look. Here are the best Colorado castles which you can find all over […]