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Tulsa is located in northeastern Oklahoma in Tulsa County and is the county seat. It lies northeast of Oklahoma City and is sandwiched between the Verdigris River to the north and the Arkansas River to the south.

As a major Midwest hub, the city handles traffic from Interstate 44, historic Route 66, and the Cimarron, Creek, Turner, Cherokee, Indian Nation and Muskogee Turnpikes.

In 1836, Creek Indian immigrants settled the site and named it after the town they left in Alabama. The arrival of the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway in 1882 spurred white settlement leading to Tulsa's incorporation in 1898.

Today, Tulsa has nearly one million residents of many nationalities who enjoy its moderate climate. In addition to the 800+ oil firms in the city, the aviation and aerospace industries and a thriving agribusiness industry also contribute to Tulsa's economy.

Tulsa is home to the University of Tulsa, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa Community College, the 2,800-acre, 800-animal Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum and Tulsa International Airport, as well as many gardens and parks.

Tulsa Greek Festival | Bryan Institute | Climate Control Institute | Grandview Hotel |
Art Alexander Hogue Gallery of Art | Fenster Museum of Jewish Art | Hearthstone Studios |
Northeast Oklahoma Campgrounds Sun Meadow Farm |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Embers Steakhouse | La Fiesta Restaurant | Loft Coffee House | Polo Grill Restaurant | Right Wing Restaurant | Hillcrest Medical Center | Laureate Psychiatric Clinic and Hospital | Parkside Hospital | Southcrest Hospital | Tulsa Regional Medical Center |
History HANDS ON!! Interactive Children's Museum | Harmon Science Center | Mac's Antique Car Museum | Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Hampton Inn | Holiday Inn Express | Rest Inn and Suites |
RV campgrounds and dealers Estes RV Park |
Shopping Felts Fine Jewelry |
Transportation Downtown Airpark Airport |

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OK Mozart Festival Bartlesville OK June9-15 Oklahoma's Premier Music Festival, OK Mozart brings the highest quality professional musical and cultural experience to the state of Oklahoma and the middle United States.
National Poultry Festival Rogers AR June14-15 In addition to a music concert, the weekend events includes a golf tournament, fishing tournament, skeet shoot, horseshoe tournament, ladies luncheon, motorcycle rally, kids’ activities, ice cream socials, a barbecue cooking contest, and a barbecue fair where delicious food can be sampled.
Tulsa Greek Festival Tulsa OK September19-21 Build your own Greek dinner, enjoy some Greek desserts, buy a Greek cookbook with an area flavor, and imagine the sights, sounds, and smells of Mediterranean life.
Greater Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival West Newton PA August24-September29 Jousters will compete in the Jousting Arena, while the smallest of the kingdom can enjoy their time in the New Children's Realm. Also a Pirate’s Pub and a New upscale Crafts Marketplace. Weekends only.
Arkansas Apple Festival Lincoln AR October4-6 The centerpiece of the festival is the unequalled variety of arts and crafts, featuring works of some of the most talented artisans in the Ozarks. One of the highlights of the Arkansas Apple Festival is the Apple Core Throwing Contest, a test of strength, accuracy, aerodynamics, and just plain luck.

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