Family Resorts in Oklahoma

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Susnet near Witchita Oklahoma
Susnet near Witchita Oklahoma. Photo credit: Shutterstock

Planning a family vacation to Oklahoma? From Oklahoma City to Tulsa, the best things to do include visiting museums, botanical gardens, state parks and waterfalls. In addition, OKC offers an array of family resorts that include historic hotels, luxury lodgings and campgrounds for your getaway.

Check out our picks for the best family resorts in Oklahoma.

1. Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City

1 Park Ave.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102
(405) 272-3040

Located in downtown Oklahoma City, the 4-star Skirvin Hilton hotel offers an array of guest rooms and amenities. And since kids stay free and free cribs/infant beds are available, it’s among the best family resorts in Oklahoma. There’s room service, an onsite restaurant, laundry services, fitness center, indoor swimming pool and hot tub. Plus there’s free wifi in public spaces.

The pet-friendly hotel is a short drive to the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum and Oklahoma Zoo. It’s about a 15-minute drive to the Science Museum Oklahoma.

TripAdvisor reviewers give high ratings for location, cleanliness, service and the staff’s knowledge of the hotel’s history.

Resort highlights:

  • Located in downtown Oklahoma City near attractions
  • Kids stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Room service
  • Contactless check-in and check-out


Oklahoma City at dusk
Oklahoma City at dusk. Photo credit: Shutterstock

2. Wyndham Grand Oklahoma City Downtown

10 N Broadway Ave.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102

TripAdvisor reviewers like that the contemporary Wyndham Grand hotel is within walking distance to restaurants and bars in the Bricktown entertainment district. The Oklahoma City streetcar stops outside the front door, making it easy to get around. Room options range from standard to presidential suite. Plus, the hotel has eight venues for conference meetings and reunions.

The pet-friendly hotel accommodates families with free cribs/infant beds and adjoining rooms. Hotel amenities include free wifi, an indoor swimming pool, a full-service spa, sauna and fitness center.

Resort highlights:

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Free cribs/infant beds and adjoining rooms available
  • Free wifi


3. Shangri-La Resort & Golf Club

57301 E, OK-125
Afton, Oklahoma 74331
(918) 257-4204

Guests feel pampered at the luxury Shangri-La Resort & Golf Club, which has rooms with queen and king beds, many with views of Grand Lake or golf courses. Adjoining rooms are available. Three onsite restaurants, two bars/lounges, a full-service spa, fitness center, indoor pool and outdoor pool make the Shangri-La among the best hotels in Oklahoma.

Resort highlights:

  • Free self parking
  • Luggage storage, meeting rooms and a 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services


4. Choctaw Casino Resort, Durant

4216 US-69
Durant, Oklahoma 74701
(580) 920-0160

The 4-star Choctaw Casino Resort – Durant will appeal to a variety of guests, from those who enjoy gambling to families seeking onsite entertainment. The resort has seven restaurants, two outdoor swimming pools, a waterslide, swim-up bar, bowling alley and game room, making the resort a fun weekend getaway. Additional amenities include a free casino shuttle, free self-parking, free wifi, fitness center and room service.

Resort highlights:

  • Swimming pools
  • Bowling alley
  • Game room
  • Seven restaurants


A field of flowers in Oklahoma. Photo credit: Shutterstock

5. Long Lake Resort, Poteau

35740 US Highway 59 S
Poteau, Oklahoma 74953
(918) 647-8140

Long Lake Resort is ideal for people who enjoy glamping and outdoor activities but without sacrificing creature comforts. Stay in cabin rentals, suites or the RV park. Cabins have tiled floors, kitchens and dining area.

The lakeside resort is a great home-base for hiking, biking, fishing, boating and horseback riding. Plus, there’s free wifi, a playground and splash pad.

Resort highlights:

  • Various lodging options
  • Free wifi
  • Playground
  • Fishing, hiking and other outdoor activities


6. Best Western Plus Memorial Inn & Suites

1301 W Memorial Road
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73114

(405) 286-5199

The Best Western Plus Memorial Inn & Suites has standard rooms with queen and king beds, and includes sofa beds in some rooms. A microwave, free continental breakfast and free parking are nice amenities. Families will appreciate that kids stay free and cribs/infant beds are available for a fee. There’s also a fitness center, an indoor swimming pool and a children’s pool.

Resort highlights:

  • Kids stay free
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Free breakfast
  • Indoor pool
  • Children’s pool
  • Personal microwave


7. Marval Family Camping Resort

445140 E 1011 Road
Gore, Oklahoma 74435
(918) 489-2295

Situated in the foothills of the Oklahoma Ozarks, the Marval Family Camping Resort has an assortment of cabins and lodges with free wifi for overnight guests. Some accommodations have full bathrooms and kitchens. The property also has tent and RV campsites. Campground amenities include fire rings and picnic tables.

The riverfront campground offers many fun things to do, such as fishing, a swimming pool, splash pad, playground and basketball court as well as golf cart and pedal cart rentals.

Resort highlights:

  • Riverfront location
  • Swimming pool
  • Splash pad
  • Free wifi


Native Angeleno and seasoned travel journalist Mimi Slawoff writes for numerous print and digital publications. She is also the author of Oldest Los Angeles (Reedy Press, 2022). A lifelong world traveler, Mimi is an award-winning journalist who writes about outdoor adventures, cruises, Europe and cultural activities. Mimi has three grown kids and lives with her husband and their dog, Maya, in Los Angeles.
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