Looking for a place to stay with your sweetheart? We include a variety of options, from the artistic to the athletic and beyond.
The Canebrake, 33241 E 732nd Rd. in Wagoner; call (918) 485-5791; online: thecanebrake.com. Nestled in the heart of Green Country, Sam and Linda Bracken's spa, resort and restaurant offer respite from the rat race with grace and aplomb. The Canebrake boasts fine dining that stands up to the finest in the state with enough pampering and comfort to satisfy the most discerning tastes in an eco-friendly environment.
Echo Canyon Spa and Resort, 350 Lawton Ave., in Sulphur; call (580) 421-5076; online: echocanyonmanor.com. The pride of Sulphur, this southern Oklahoma oasis offers the Aloha Spa and the Baron of Beef restaurant.
Two Hearts Inn, 2118 W Edmond Road #100; call 715-2524; online: twoheartsinn.com. So, the only fuel you want to burn is desire? Adjacent to Inspirations Tea Room, this Edmond bed-and-breakfast promises the opportunity to renew, rekindle and relax. Rooms come in old world, French neoclassical, tropical and Southwestern. All this minutes away from home should your leesh to the world not extend beyond the metro.
The Skirvin Hilton. 1 Park Ave.; call 272-3040; online: hilton.com. Opulent, luxurious accommodations in a historic hotel? It begins and ends with the Skirvin in downtown Oklahoma City. So memorable is a stay at The Skirvin, guests of holidays past are said to go bump in the night. True or not, it's enough to keep The Los Angeles Lakers away.
The Colcord, 15 N Robinson Ave.; call 601-4300; online: colcordhotel.com. This classic boutique hotel offers all the amenities in a historic environment with easy access to both Flint and Vast.
Price Tower, 510 Dewey Ave, Bartlesville. The Price Tower Arts Center has created Inn at Price Tower and Copper Bar in addition to Price Tower Arts Center's museum, historic tours and retail store. Visitors can stay in Wright's magnificent glass-wrapped sleeping lofts in this intimate hotel with 19 rooms, occupying seven of the upper floors. Topping Inn at Price Tower on the 15th and 16th floors is its bar, Copper, offering stunning vistas over the mid-American landscape. Complimentary Tower Tours are available to inn guests.
The Hitching Post, HCR 1 Box 4, Kenton. This bed-and-breakfast nestled between the high mesas of northwestern Oklahoma near Kenton offers a quiet getaway in one of the most beautiful parts of the state. Daytime activities nearby include hiking, horseback riding, stagecoach rides, and sightseeing. For more information, call (580) 261-7413.
Love County. Looking to schedule a wedding so romantic it drips cheese? Look no further than the Love County Courthouse, which has long been a favorite spot for the love-struck to tie the knot.