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What you should know about Central Tulsa

Central Tulsa, in the heart of the Oklahoman “Green Country,” is a modern district with a rich oil heritage, plenty of open, green spaces, and Midwestern sunshine—and what better way to explore Tulsa than being right at its center? Home to outstanding Art Deco architecture, alongside picturesque parks and top-class art galleries, Central Tulsa offers visitors a host of cultural and natural spectacles to enjoy. Find Central Tulsa hotel deals and discover the former oil capital of the world, which still reigns supreme today.

Hotels in Central Tulsa


Many of Central Tulsa’s hotels are dotted around the route 44 and highway 64 junction to the southeast. Here, you’ll find fantastic budget hotels in Central Tulsa, such as the Quality Suites I-44—the highway next door also means easy, quick access to the rest of the city. Several 3-star hotels can be found to the north of the area, with superb links to the airport. La Quinta Inn to the north provides everything you need for your city break, and even an indoor pool. But true luxury seekers will flock to The Campbell Hotel, offering boutique rooms and suites in an enchanting atmosphere.

Things to see in Central Tulsa


A must-see during any visit to Central Tulsa is the renowned Philbrook Museum of Art. This gallery houses works by famous artists across the globe, such as Bellini and Picasso, as well as an impressive collection of original Native American pieces. Step outside to discover the former mansion’s spectacular landscape gardens. And for more outdoor wonders, take a walk in Woodward Park, featuring botanical gardens, large and welcoming open spaces, and a flourishing rose garden with over 9,000 roses from over 250 different varieties. The nearby Tulsa Garden Center offers even more blossoming delights to entice your senses, as well as a teaching garden where you can learn all about the wonders of horticulture. But switching over to Tulsa’s industrial side, The Golden Driller is something you literally cannot miss—at 76 feet tall, this statue of an oil worker standing akimbo really does make an impression as a proud symbol of Tulsa’s industrial past.

Good for families


Families will love the natural spaces in the area, as well as the history and culture—you’ll have precious time to relax and play in the parks and gardens, and the museums and galleries will educate and inspire both you and the kids as you find out more about this fascinating region. Budget travelers are also well catered for, with a wide selection of Central Tulsa budget accommodation to allow you to discover the city sights without breaking the bank. And business travelers will appreciate being close to major road routes and the international airport.

How to get to Central Tulsa


From Tulsa International Airport, travel to the center of town by renting a car or hailing a cab. In less than 15 minutes, you’ll be in Central Tulsa and ready to enjoy the city’s sights and attractions. The I-412 and I-75 highways also lead directly into the city. There’s a frequent bus service for easy travel around town, although a car might be better—the city’s grid system can be navigated easily. And once you’ve enjoyed Central Tulsa to its fullest, consider traveling down route 44 to the state capital, Oklahoma City, which is less than 2 hours away.