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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Point of Interest
“Tahlequah is the headquarters of the Cherokee Nation, and this is a good first stop. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Consider eating at Sam & Ella's Chicken Palace. It is highly rated. It has nothing to do with chicken, but everything to do with the best pizza in the state, and unforgettable decor. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“There are tons of river companies that lead rafting tours. You can book your trip before you come, or check out the local brochures once you arrive. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Morgan's Bakery has been in downtown Tahlequah since the 1950's. I recommend their Tiger cookies! They also have other sweets and some very good breads.”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Check out the Farmer's Market on Saturday mornings from 8am to noon in the park. There is a playground for children and a splash pad nearby. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
“One of the closest float outfitters - also has a store and extra lodging for your friends”
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“They offer scuba diving at the lake. There are several great marinas, including Cookson Bend and Burnt Cabin, etc”
  • 1 local recommends
Jazz Club
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“great coffee, great food, wonderful atmosphere, great place to sit and surf the internet”
  • 2 locals recommend
Rv Park
“Closest float outfitter to Leeds Cabin (rafts, canoes, kayak’s for rent and a little store)”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“wonderful outdoor eating area, outrageous desserts, great "Cincinnati-style" chile (with spaghetti noodles), great sandwiches”
  • 1 local recommends
Bicycle Store
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
Point of Interest
“This is a water park that has two slides, a splash pad, two diving boards, and a swimming area. It's a great place for younger children to go enjoy some summer sun. ”
  • 2 locals recommend