Shawnee is in the Frontier Country region of Oklahoma.

58 things to do

All Places United States Oklahoma

Round House

Three story manufacturing site of Round House bib overalls for over 80 years. (Business moved outside city limits in 1995 when city code enforcement precluded expansion.) Round House slogan still visible on side of building.

SEE   —  Map


If you're wanting something more special, authentic Italian cooking with menus that go way beyond pizza and spaghetti can be found at Frateli's, just south of OBU on Kickapoo.

EAT   —  Map

Burial Plot of Brewster Higley

The now deceased author of the western epic "Home on the Range" has his final resting place in Fairview Cemetery located next to McDonalds on Harrison Street.

Movies 6

Recently bought and renovated by Jones Theatres and reopened in the spring of 2010. It is now equal to the Cinema Center 8 in quality and price.

Fire Lake Golf Course

18 hole course; usually considered to Shawnee's budget golfing: "Golfing for the price of a gordita", Miniature Golf located nearby.

Hornbeck and Penthouse

Movie theater (Still commonly, and now incorrectly, referred to as the "Dollar Movie", despite a recent price increase to .50).

Downtown Shawnee

Many old buildings from Shawnee's early years still remain, although most have changed facade and/or fallen into disrepair.

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Aldrige Hotel

Once renowned hotel tower that has been internally restored by federal funding as housing for the indigent elderly.

Briscoe Rotary Boy Scout Park

(lighted public tennis courts, great place for pick-up style basketball games) ('''not recommended after dark''')

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Shawnee Golf and Country Club

Collared shirt and appropriate golf attire required. 18 hole course, Pro Store, and Club House dining available.

Log Cabin

19th century log cabin built by early settlers. Has been moved from original location. Partially demolished.

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Woodland Park

(public swimming pool available in Summer months) (lighted public tennis courts)

DO   —  Map


Children's outdoor play equipment (adult supervision strongly recommended)

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Hamburger King

A fun diner. Orders are placed using phones located at each booth.

EAT   —  Map

Santa Fe Depot

Old railroad station turned museum. Has working railroad tracks.

SEE   —  +1 405 275-8412 —  East Main St

Shawnee Airport Jogging Trail

4-mile track built in mid 1990's courtesy federal grant,


Perhaps the best Mexican menu in town is at Abuelita's.

EAT   —  Map

Weigant Park

Aka "Slide Park" ('''not recommended after dark''')

DO   —  Map

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Headquarters

Weekend concerts and annual Super Bowl parties.

The Elk's Golf Course

Driving range and batting cages also available.

DO   —  +1 405 275-1060 —  Map

Bibliotech Books & Comics

Specializes in sci-fi and fantasy literature,

Robb's Smokehouse

The 2nd most popular BBQ place in town.

EAT   —  2321 N. Kickapoo

Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)

Gyms, fitness facilities, youth sports.

DO   —  +1 405 273-4386 —  Map

Kicapoo Motel

Rent available on weekly basis.

Cinema Center 8

Movie theater, Jones Theaters


A local BBQ favorite.

EAT   —  Highland Street

Cinderella Motel: Dietrich's Club

Friday night karaoke.

Lions Club Park

(has baseball field)

DO   —  Map

Star Skate

Roller skating rink.

Book Barn

Used book exchange

BUY   —  Map

Colonial Inn

Free HBO.

American Colony

SLEEP   —  Map

Super 8 Motel

SLEEP   —  +1 405 275-0089 —  Map


DRINK   —  Map


BUY   —  +1 405 273-1599 —  Map

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