Birds in the Red Slough Wildlife Management Area, found in Idabel, OK.There is no shortage of things to do and see near your Beavers Bend Creative Escapes cabin rental. Broken Bow is filled with memorable adventures, from visiting a wildlife refuge to exploring a state park. However, the best part of a vacation is sometimes getting out and exploring the area around your chosen destination. For a memorable day trip, head over to Idabel, OK.

Have Fun at the Best Things to Do in Idabel

Idabel is only about a 20-minute drive south of Broken Bow, making a day trip to this town a great addition to any itinerary. There are countless adventures to enjoy, but some should be on the top of your list.

  • Established in 1974, the Museum of the Red River is known for its fossil cast of the official state dinosaur. You can also explore exhibits of ethnographic art from the Americas. With over 30,000 objects in its permanent collection, there is always something new to discover.
  • Get your picture with the tallest statue of Bigfoot in the world at Gasguatch. Not only can you fuel up here and dine on delicious food, but you also pick up souvenirs after exploring the vintage car collection.
  • Spend time outdoors at the Red Slough Wildlife Management Area. This area is home to more than 300 bird species, making it an excellent spot for bird watching. There are also nine observation decks, so you have plenty of vantage points for wildlife viewing.
  • Test your luck at Choctaw Casino. With more than 400 slot machines, there are plenty of chances to win big. Check the calendar for live entertainment to see what performances are taking place during your visit. Add to the fun by stopping into the District, which features an arcade and bowling alley.
  • Play a round at the Idabel Country Club, home to an 18-hole public course. You’ll also find a putting green, driving range, swimming pool, and more. Pop into the restaurant for a bite before heading out on your next adventure.

Book Your Oklahoma Home Base

A Broken Bow vacation rental that's close to Idabel, OK.Be close to it all, from thrilling adventures to charming towns like Idabel, OK, by booking your stay with Beavers Bend Creative Escapes. Our luxury cabin rentals are perfect for groups of all sizes. Whether you’re planning a trip for two or 20, we have the ideal home away from home for you. 

Make your stay even more enjoyable by taking advantage of our concierge services. We can help stock your cabin with grocers and beverages or even arrange in-cabin spa services. Call 580-306-2265 to learn more about these services, our cabin rentals, or how to save on your stay.