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Harry and Judy's RV Trip
7th Aug 2013 - Summer 2013
Day 63-August 7, 2013-OKC Day 2

Day 63-August 7, 2013-Oklahoma City, OK
Hot again, over 100!!!!
First thing I did was call the insurance company and file two additional claims for the rv damage done by the tires. The first claim is still open until we get home to have the damage appraised. We finally have some decent internet service so we caught up on e-mails, etc.
Two Fountains Campground/Resort is very nice, has grass and trees, not like the sand we encountered in the desert. In addition to the usual amenities it has mini golf, a pool/spa, game room, shuffleboard, bike rentals, reading room, café with breakfast and pizza/wings/snacks, gift shop, fitness center and a storm shelter for those pesky tornadoes. They have a shuttle van and limo that will take you to attractions, too. Stopped in and decided to stay another night so we’ll be here ‘til Thursday. Found a Northern Tool and bought a heavier jack just in case. Hopefully we’ll never need to use it.
OKC is the capital of OK and is broken down into distinctive districts. We saw Bricktown yesterday at the Ball Park. There’s also Film Row, where Warner Bros., MGM and other film companies were housed during the silent film era, Automobile Alley or A-Alley, where there are still a lot of car dealerships, the Boathouse district on the Oklahoma River, Arts-Botanical Garden, Museum of Art, National Memorial among others, Frontier Town, Deep Deuce with a nod to its jazz heritage and Stockyard City, where cowboys, horses and cows are symbolized. The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum is here and the area has an old western flavor. There are other districts and points of interest all over the city, National Fire Firefighter Museum, Ninety-nine Women Pilots Museum, Crystal Bridge, which lights up at night and changes colors, etc. We ate at Cattlemen’s Steakhouse where they’ve been serving cowboys, ranchers and cattle haulers (and George Bush) since 1910. The steak was great and the waiter wonderful. One side is the original café which looks just like a diner and the other side was added on as they got more popular.
We then went to the Adventure District which has the American Softball Hall of Fame, the Science Museum, the Zoo and Remington Park, a thoroughbred race track and….wait for it....Casino! Played the penny slots for a couple of hours and came out about $15 ahead.
The only grocery stores we’ve seen are in Walmarts so we stopped there on our way back to camp to stock up, it’s been a while since we’ve seen any food stores. Still hot even at night, not a whisper of a breeze anywhere but rumbling thunder in the distance.



Next: Day 64-August 8, 2013-National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum & OKC Day 3
Previous: Day 62-August 6, 2013- AND ANOTHER TIRE BITES THE DUST!!!!


Diary Photos

Rental bikes at campground

Stockyards City

Remington Park Casino

Us at Cattlemen's Steakhouse


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