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6 12, 2018

Holiday Shopping? Head To Broken Bow, OK

2019-10-22T22:06:37+00:00Beavers Bend Creative Escapes, Broken Bow, Holidays, Shopping, Shopping|

Whether you’re looking for one last stocking stuffer or that very special gift, head into nearby Broken Bow, Oklahoma—you’ll find lots of local stores with something for everyone on your list. You’re just minutes away from town when you stay at one of our Beavers Bend Creative Escapes cabins. Creative Expressions is a co-op filled with the creations of talented local women. Here is where to look for all kinds of bags—wallets, lunch bags, purses, beach bags—hoodies, warm hats and more! 6635 N. Highway 259, Broken Bow 580-494-6334 If you know someone who loves to mountain bike, head to Gear [...]

8 11, 2018

Sweet Oklahoma: Whip-Poor-Will Original Fudge Shop

2019-10-22T22:09:45+00:00Beavers Bend, Broken Bow, Food and Drinks, Shopping|

Whoever coined the term “happy as a kid in a candy shop” must have had Whip-Poor-Will Original Fudge Shop in mind when they did it. No matter your age, if you love chocolate and candy, you’ll be in heaven in here. Whip-Poor-Will Original Fudge Shop is located in a cute little building in Hochatown, Oklahoma, just outside of Broken Bow. Many a guest has made a return trip to the shop to buy a few more of the sweet bites that are sold there. Whip-Poor-Will makes cream and butter fudge right in their Sweet Shoppe, so you can be sure [...]

7 11, 2017

Craft Beers On Tap At Beavers Bend Brewery

2019-10-23T21:12:17+00:00Beavers Bend Creative Escapes, Broken Bow, Food and Drinks|

Like so many other beer advocates, Brad Reesing delved into brewing his own beer at home in his kitchen. In 2013 he began producing and selling his brews to local McCurtain County restaurants. By 2016, he made his long-time dream a reality and opened a taproom in Broken Bow, an easy drive for guests at our Beavers Bend Creative Escapes cabins. PHOTO: Pawel Kadysz/Unsplash Beavers Bend Brewery is located in the Hochatown strip mall that includes Grateful Head Pizza (featured in our September 9th blog) and other popular venues. Step inside the tap room or relax on the [...]

5 09, 2017

Grateful Head Pizza A Favorite Stop In Broken Bow Area

2019-10-23T21:24:03+00:00Beavers Bend Creative Escapes, Dining, Food and Drinks|

With a name like Grateful Head Pizza, you know this popular restaurant doesn’t take itself too seriously. Fortunately for diners, it does take its food and beer that way, delivering great tasting pies and refreshing brews to go with them. Photo: Carissa Gan/UnSplash Located in Hochatown, Oklahoma, Grateful Head Pizza is convenient to our Beavers Bend cabins, and ideal on those nights when you’d rather let someone else do the cooking. The menu features six signature pizzas, including Pig Pen (named for the Grateful Dead’s original organist, “Pigpen” McKernan), a loaded-up pepperoni feast; Funky Chicken (a popular 1960’s [...]

29 06, 2016

At Last Cabin: A Luxurious Broken Bow Getaway For 8

2019-10-23T21:53:02+00:00Beavers Bend Creative Escapes, Broken Bow, Cabins|

At Last, there's a cozy escape from the stress of life. Rustic and reasonable, yet full of luxurious extras, At Last Cabin is the perfect getaway for up to eight people and their pet(s). Three bedrooms (one with king-sized bed and two with queen beds) and a sleeper-sofa offer ample space for everyone to sleep while two full bathrooms offer spa-like features: one bath boasts a 5' x 7' jetted tile shower with both handheld sprayer & rainfall shower head with bench seat, and the other features a whirlpool tub. Enjoy time with family or gathering with friends: the ample indoor space [...]

17 02, 2016

Abendigo’s Grill & Patio: Great Food in a Relaxed Atmosphere

2019-10-23T22:04:32+00:00Beavers Bend, Dining, Things to do|

So you're staying in a fantastic cabin here in the Broken Bow area that comes complete with a fully functional kitchen. But who really wants to cook dinner EVERY night during a vacation getaway... especially if you have any reason at all to celebrate or simply want to enjoy a meal that's a little more upscale? Abendigo's Grill & Patio is a great choice for that "special night" meal during your stay. Located at the corner of Route 259 and Steven's Gap road (just outside of Beaver's Bend State Park), Abendigo's Grill & Patio is very close to most Beaver's [...]

12 01, 2016

Broken Bow Talent: Mastersmith Mike Williams

2019-10-23T22:06:00+00:00Broken Bow, People, Shopping|

We love recognizing area skill and talent. But it isn't everyday we can say that we have, in our midst, an artist of simply amazing skill. Bladesmith Mike Williams fits that bill! As an artist, a metalsmith and a knife-maker, Mike Williams creates some of the most beautiful and functional knives right here in Broken Bow. No matter what the occasion or what the purpose, a Williams Custom Knives creation is sure to fit the bill. Mike first became interested in knife-making in the 1980s, and became enamored with forged knives in 1989. From then, he has refined and honed [...]

8 12, 2015

Horseback & Train Rides: Broken Bow Family Fun

2019-10-23T22:07:29+00:00Kids Activity, Things to do|

Looking for a unique experience during your Beavers Bend Creative Escapes getaway? Look no further than the Beavers Bend Depot and Stables. Offering 1/3-size replica train rides, horseback riding, hay rides and campfire fun, this is a one-stop destination for outdoor entertainment! The steam-powered C.P. Huntington was the first locomotive purchased by the Southern Pacific Railroad, named after the company's third president, Collis P. Huntington. The Beaver's Bend Depot and Stables possesses a 1/3-size replica of this iconic train, ideal for both children and adults. Because the train's path runs through the Beavers Bend State Park Game Reserve, chances are [...]

22 03, 2015

Gardner Mansion and Museum: OK Choctaw History

2019-10-24T17:17:39+00:00Attractions, Broken Bow, History|

The Choctaw Nation is the heart of McCurtain County and the Broken Bow Area, and the tribe's history is both celebrated and preserved to this day. It is for this reason that you'll find multiple historical sites, museums and events all over southeastern Oklahoma, including the Jefferson Gardner Mansion and Museum, one-time home of the "Chief of the Choctaws". During the relocation of the Choctaw Nation from Mississippi to Oklahoma on the historic "Trail of Tears" in 1831 and 1832, Eagletown (located just east of Broken Bow) was established as the first Choctaw town in the new Choctaw territory. This [...]

17 02, 2015

HoneyBear Ranch: Local Produce Resource in Broken Bow OK

2019-10-24T17:38:16+00:00Broken Bow, Things to do|

Broken Bow not only offers a wide variety of outdoor and historic sights, but we also have a number of unique small businesses and products. For this post, we'd like to introduce you to HoneyBear Ranch: a small area business that began as a simple garden farm providing naturally grown vegetables and herbs, but grew into a trusted area resource for information, education, and on-site community gardening services. Phil and Sandy Harris came to the Broken Bow area in 2005, choosing the ranch as a retirement property with the idea of self-sufficiency and a relaxing lifestyle. Sandy, who had always [...]

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