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Oklahoma City featured on NBC's TODAY | The best places to travel in 2020

Jan 02, 2020





For anyone with a resolution to travel more in 2020, Travel + Leisure is providing a cheat sheet to the best places to go!

Every year, the magazine compiles a list of the 50 best places to visit, taking into account factors like tourism statistics, major events, flight routes, restaurant openings, and hotel debuts, along with other things like available attractions and insight from travel agents and industry insiders.

This year's list includes cities that you might have never considered, remote islands that provide perfect peace and quiet, and plenty of glamorous spots. They also recommend some great hotels to be your home away from home while traveling.

To make your search even easier, we've compiled some of our favorite hotels and cities in the list below!

Travel + Leisure Best Places to Visit

1. 21 C Museum Hotel, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5 Stars from 1,089 reviews

Oklahoma City is becoming more and more popular as an arts and culture destination, with a gigantic Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center satellite campus opening this spring. If you're planning a trip to the city, try staying in this updated and modern hotel.

The nearly 100-year-old brick building was originally built by Henry Ford himself as a Model T assembly plant. Now upgraded to hold 135 luxury hotel rooms, a contemporary art museum, and a delicious restaurant with a menu inspired by regional culinary traditions, the hotel maintains its industrial roots while providing you with a glamorous stay.

See the full story on TODAY here. 


A robust economy, smooth commutes and tremendous schools are compelling some of the country’s fastest growing organizations to make Oklahoma City their home. Companies and trendsetters alike recognize that the economic prosperity in OKC makes it a city where you can truly create the life you want to lead.