Things to Do/Itineraries
Visitors coming to Enid have their choice of many interesting things to do, including museums and attractions celebrating its proud Western heritage.
The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, named best new attraction in Oklahoma, tells the story of the Cherokee Strip Land Run and the pioneering spirit that built Enid. Outside the Heritage Center, Humphrey Heritage Village features four Victorian-era buildings, including the only remaining U.S. Land Office.
Leonardo's Children's Museum and Adventure Quest is a hands-on arts and science museum with plenty of things for the children to do. Inside Leonardo's, kids can build in the carpentry shop, pet a snake or chinchilla or other live animals, or make pottery. Outside, Adventure Quest is a 3-story science playground featuring mazes, slides, bridges and a water table.
Enid was a popular watering hole on the historic Chisholm Trail. Cowboys driving cattle up the trail knew of the natural spring at what is known today as Government Springs Park. Markers placed along the trail can be seen throughout Enid as the Chisholm Trail 150-year anniversary approaches in 2017.
Tourists and locals both enjoy the Arts and Entertainment District in downtown Enid, home to boutique shopping, unique restaurants with many choices of cuisine, the Enid Symphony Center featuring Oklahoma's longest-running symphony since 1905, and the Gaslight Theatre, where high-caliber comedies, dramas and musicals are presented nine times each year.