Midwest City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, is home to more than 55,000, making it the state's eighth largest city. Known as the city "Where the "Spirit Flies High," Midwest City was founded in 1942 by Oklahoma businessman W.P. Atkinson in response to talks of an air field that would be the largest military base to ever be built. The city has its roots with Tinker Air Force Base, which was originally named Midwest Air Depot. Know more about this city by giving it a tour onboard a bus charter in Midwest City, Oklahoma.
Visit the city during the summer and make it a point to catch any of the summer concerts at the Joe B. Barnes Regional Park. You should also experience Midwest City's sunset cinemas held on Sundays at Charles J. Johnson Town Center Plaza. The Charles J. Jonson Central Park also brings you enjoyable evenings of musical entertainment at the Fall Concert Series, held every Thursday night during the month of September.
You should also ask your bus charter in Midwest City, Oklahoma to take you to the Atkinson Heritage Center, which offers visitors a unique look at what's inside the home of W.P. "Bill" Atkinson when he and his family had lived there. Built in 1955, the home oozes with history, from the preserved appliances and clothing, down to the historical pieces that Atkinson collected. It has an "Airplane" Room, where Tinker Air Force Base officials would meet and which now holds historical records. The home also has a Pony Barn that used to house Atkinson's Shetland ponies, but which is now used as a museum for local history.
Meanwhile, the Hudiburg Chevrolet Performing Arts Center is where you can catch live performances. Aside from a 1,400-seat theater, the center also has a 336-seat amphitheater for various outdoor events and performances.
You may also want to visit the Major Charles B. Hall Memorial Air Park and the Tinker Air Force Base.
You can play golf at the Hidden Creek Family Golf Course, an executive-size 9-hole golf course, or at John Conrad Golf Course, which lies on a60 acres of challenging tree-lined roughs, rolling hills, meandering creeks, and beautiful water features.
As for other sports, there's the Midwest City Soccer Complex, which can be found inside the Joe B. Barnes Regional Park. There's also the Marion Reed Baseball Complex and the Fred Myers Ballpark, which, combined, have 10 baseball and softball fields. You can also check out the Doug Hunt Softball Complex, which consists of three adult-sized softball fields for USSSA league and tournament play.
Looking for fun for the entire family? Check out Planet Bowl, which has 24 lanes for bowling enthusiasts. Or you can take the kids to Reno Swim 'n Slide, which has a baby wading pool, Olympic-sized pools equipped with world-class diving boards, mini slides, colossal tube slides, a rock climbing wall, and picnic pavilions.
Get on a bus charter in Midwest City, Oklahoma and head to Joe B. Barnes Regional Park, which has 380 acres of space that features softball fields, a soccer complex, a large and small breed dog park, jogging and nature trail, tennis courts, volleyball courts, basketball courts, green space, pavilions, picnic tables, and Soldier Creek for fishing.
There's also Kiwanis Park, which has a walking trail, playground, volleyball court, picnic tables, pavilions, and a facility for Frisbee Golf.
You can also go to Lake Stanley Draper, which offers water activities like boating, sailing, wakeboarding, canoeing, water skiing, jet skiing, and fishing. It also has campsites as well as various trails for biking, equestrian, hiking, and motorcycle. The place also has the Cross Timbers Riding Area, a 960-acre complex for dirt bikes and ATVs.
Other parks in the city are Tinker Bicentennial Park, Fred Quinn Happy Tails Dog Park, Lions Park, and Optimist Park.