‘Boys need to be boys.’ That may be for an evening or a long weekend as the guys get away and do boy things. Keep scrolling to read about all the fun and adventures you and your buds can look forward to in Shawnee, Oklahoma, when you visit for a day or a weekend.
Grab the tent, sleeping bag, and fishing poles for lakeside camping and fishing at Shawnee Twin Lakes or Wes Watkins Reservoir. They both also offer boating and jet skis. In season, you can hunt the Reservoir for deer and duck. Wanna just shoot? The Shawnee Twin Lakes Trap Club offers 4 trap fields with Canterbury voice releases throwing White Flyer clays.
Still outdoors but less adventurous is a round of golf at Firelake Golf Course. Well, hunting for your ball with your slice may still make it adventurous.
The outdoor adventures continue at The Ravine Outdoor Adventure Park. Its Oklahoma's new home for hiking, mountain biking, and off-roading on ATVs.
Watch racing at the Red Dirt Raceway in nearby Meeker. Dirt Track Racing every Friday Night at 7:30 p.m.
The cars at OK Classics Car and Memorabilia aren’t racing but they’re beauts! They deal in Classics and Muscle Cars and vintage memorabilia with regular auctions through the year.
Other events to watch for is the cowboy action at the Expo. Roping. Rodeo. Barrel Racing. Bull Riding. Nearly every weekend has some sort of action. Plan your weekend around the shows by watching our Calendar of Events.
Before you go though, a stop at Tener's Western Outfitters is a must. They've been outfitting cowboys since 1930. Other place to stop is Shepherd’s Men’s Wear. They have been providing the best men’s wear for more than 100 years!
All this fun making you boys hungry? Many options! Steaks at Paul’s Place, Santa Fe Cattle Co or Branding Iron. Oklahoma original BBQ at Van’s Pig Stand. Or legendary burgers at the Brown Derby. And it’s not just dinner. Fuel your days with big breakfasts at Boomerang, Jimmy's Egg or Branding Iron.
Pack your air guitar. There’s regular live music at the Brickhouse Saloon or the Guitar Vault. Bigger concerts are held at the Ritz or area casinos.
Five – yep, FIVE casinos around Shawnee. What’s your game of choice? Try your luck at each of the gaming centers.
You and the boys won’t even miss the girls during your guys weekend in Shawnee. Start planning your weekend. Oh, and thank her for letting you go with some romance in Shawnee.