Yukon, OK in Canadian County is also part of Greater Oklahoma City, which is about 20 minutes away. It is one of the cities that makes up the Oklahoma City Metroplex, and it has many family things to do. Let BBOnline be your guide to these fun activities in Yukon.
Express Clydesdale Center
12701 W. Wilshire Blvd.
Yukon, OK 73099
Vacationers from around the world come to Yukon to visit the Express Ranches and welcome center. It's a great place to visit for lots of family fun. As of 2011, admission is free. View gorgeous Clydesdale horses and the nicely renovated barn of pine wood with many historical displays. A beautiful replica of a delivery wagon is on display. Souvenirs such as jackets, hats and candles can be purchased at the gift shop. The Express Clydesdale Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., and Sunday from 12:30 until 5:00 p.m. The center is closed on Monday. They request that larger groups call ahead.
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
1000 Chisholm Trail Parkway
Duncan, Oklahoma 73533
The Chisholm Trail Heritage Center is a museum of the Old West. It will make you and the kids feel like cowboys, especially with the sound effects of the cattle drives. It's a must-see when in the Oklahoma area, as it is only about 1.5 hours from your comfortable Yukon Bed and Breakfast. Visitors love the large sculptures and paintings of western art. The interactive displays make it exciting for the kids. There is a large monumental bronze statue in front of the center, along with plenty of indoor displays and galleries of the old western trail. Don't worry about stopping by if the weather is unpleasant, as there is a lot to see inside as well. On occasion, free swing bands appear live in concert to entertain the guests. A gift shop is on site with many beautiful Chisholm Trail souvenirs. In June 2011, the admission price is $17 for a family covering the cost for two adults and four children, $5 for seniors, $6 for adults, and $4 for children age 5 to 17, plus taxes. Tour groups that call ahead normally pay about $5 each. It is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., and Sunday from 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. Larger groups can call ahead to try to arrange a different day or time.
1233 Garth Brooks Blvd.
Yukon, OK 73099
ABC's Stay-n-Play is a fantastic indoor play area in Yukon, and it's open year round. Kids love this safe playing place, close to your Yukon Inn. There is frequently an open play time during weekdays and every second Saturday, so watch for these specials. Children can play for an unlimited amount of time for a low admission price. You're allowed to bring snacks and beverages along if you like, and spend the day. Hours of operation are Wednesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.