Comfort Inn & Suites Glenpool
12119 North Casper Street
Jenks, OK 74037
Phone: (918) 995-2225
Fax: (918) 995-2226
The Arkansas River is one of the major tributaries of the mighty Mississippi River. The river flows through four states on its way from the Rocky Mountains in Colorado to Arkansas. The historical significance of the river ranges from being the ancestral hunting and dwelling grounds for the Quapaw people to an exploration route for Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette, to an important trade and commercial transport route.
ORU's unique architecture and history draw many tourists from all over the world. The Prayer Tower in the center of campus is open to the public and features the "Journey Into Faith," a multimedia presentation of Oral Roberts' ministry and the university. The beautifully landscaped Prayer Gardens below the tower are a wonderful place to sit and rest. Visitors may shop the Campus Bookstore or be part of the studio audience for Richard and Lindsey Roberts' TV show, broadcast live from the Mabee Center at 8p nightly. The 60-acre (24.28 hectares) campus is laid out to encourage walking, so the physically challenged might need a little help.
A church always has a vision of spreading the word of God and the Victory Christian Center, is no different. “Worship, prayer, fellowship, teaching, and evangelism”, are five aspects which are emphasized at services held. Pastor Billy Joe and Sharon Daugherty, reach out to the people and stress on these five areas. With regular services, every human is made to realize the importance of the Bible, the life and acts revolving around the life of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Set on about 5 square miles (12.95 square kilometers) in the heart of South Tulsa, LaFortune Park is a favorite outdoor spot for many Tulsans. Besides wooded picnic and playground areas, the park contains a golf course, baseball diamonds and batting cages, a community center, a public swimming pool, a walking trail and a par course. Certain picnic areas are available to reserve for parties. Come and get a workout, or just relax and enjoy the scenery. There is something recreational here for just about everyone. The main entrance is on South Yale Avenue between East 61st Street and East 51st Street.
Tulsa is not called the crown jewel of Oklahoma's Green Country for nothing, and nowhere is this more evident than at the Garden Center. Upon arriving, visitors are treated to a view of a picturesque country home nestled in a grove of trees. As you explore the grounds, the sights only get better. Just over the hill behind the home are a Victorian-style conservatory and a colorful landscaped garden with inlaid stone steps. Adjacent to the center is the Municipal Rose Gardens, which houses more than 9,000 rosebushes to delight those with an appreciation for horticulture.
In existence since 1893, this church is one of Tulsa's oldest. Its current structure, built in 1929, features Art Deco architecture and includes a tower 255 feet high that rises into Tulsa's skyline. The tower itself also contains 15 floors of useable space, and the sanctuary features a huge pipe organ valued at over $1 million.
A recognizable landmark in downtown Tulsa, this large historic church building is a city treasure of particular interest because it sports a large green dome rather than a traditional steeple. Inside the sanctuary, there is an inner dome of stained glass, suspended underneath the outer dome by a grid of pulleys and cables. This church has a historic significance for Tulsa, having been at this location since 1920 and in existence in Tulsa since 1902. Viewing of the building can be done during business hours, but it is recommended that you call ahead.
Located at 21st and Yale in midtown, this large water park features the largest wave pool in Oklahoma, as well as five water slides, a water roller coaster, a kiddie pool for the little ones, and more. Open seasonally, this place provides the perfect escape from Tulsa's hot summer days. Admission is good for all day, so bring the kids and don't forget the sunscreen!
At the corner of 7th and Boston in downtown Tulsa sits First Presbyterian Church, widely known as the first church in town. Chartered in 1885 by a Presbyterian missionary and 15 Creek Indians, the church has occupied various buildings on this site since 1911. The structure housing the current sanctuary was built in 1925 and is reminiscent of 16th-century Gothic architecture. However, the church actually occupies a number of buildings on this corner. Call the church office for information on touring the facility. You visit this place on Sunday at 8am, 9.30am and 11am.
Tulsa, located in the state of Oklahoma, is situated right on the Arkansas River at the base of the Ozark Mountains. The Tulsa Opera, Expo Square, Philbrook Museum of Art, as well as the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame are some of the major attractions that draw people to this second largest city in the state. The city is well known for being a capital in the oil industry for the majority of the 20th Century, and landmarks and holdovers from its oil heritage can still be seen all over the city.
The Center of the Universe is one of the rarest attractions in the city of Tulsa. Its strange quality lies in that it can strangely change the sound of your voice if you stand directly at the centre of its 30 inch cement circle. The speaker's voice assumes a vibrating nature that can be heard by the speaker alone. There is also no established explanation regarding what causes this unusual phenomenon. However, some theories claim that the parabolic reflectivity of the planter walls may be causing it. Despite this, the extraordinary nature of this attraction cannot be denied, thus making it a must-visit spot for those in Tulsa.
Covering a block between the East Bardy Street and The East Cameroon Street, Guthrie Green has something for everyone. It comprises an open air stage for performances, a large covered pavilion for families to relax on a sunny day, scenic water fountains, a shaded path for joggers and walkers, a cafe and a huge green lawn where you can spread out with your family. Also referred to as Park on Brady, it is a hot spot for various events like concerts, film screenings, theater and other performing arts events that are held here in association with Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust (TPACT). Opened in September 2012, the park is a great downtown spot to relax.