Ardmore Oklahoma

AIA Center: On the campus of the Southern Oklahoma Technology Center
2610 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401   580-223-2070 ext 8201

  

Ardmore is in Carter County, Oklahoma and is a business, cultural and tourism city with an estimated population of 57,482 residents. Located 90 miles equidistant from Oklahoma City and Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas at the junction of Interstate 35 and U.S. Highway 70, Ardmore is generally considered the hub of the ten-county region in South Central Oklahoma, also known by state tourism pamphlets as Arbuckle Country and Lake and Trail Country. Ardmore is situated about 9 miles south of the Arbuckle Mountains, and is located at the eastern margin of the Healdton Basin, one of the most oil-rich regions of the United States.

 

Lake Murray State Park

Oklahoma’s oldest and largest state park, Lake Murray lies just seven miles south of town. Built as a WPA project in the 1930’s, the park’s 12,400 acres feature a beautiful crystal clear 5,700 acre lake. The associated amenities make Lake Murray a regional destination. The park includes a 50 room lodge, 56 cottages and numerous campsites. Visitors may enjoy golf, tennis, swimming, water sports, horseback riding, a special ATV area, hiking and much more.

 

Ardmore Water Park

Once a fifty year old swimming pool, the Ardmore Community Water Park is now one of the city’s newest recreational attractions with all the elements of a major water theme park. The new Water Park features twisting slides, water basketball and a zero-depth entry pool for young children. Ardmore’s Water Park has also inspired nearby communities to develop similar facilities.

 

Greater Southwest Historical Museum

The Greater Southwest Historical Museum works to preserve the history of south-central Oklahoma. Exhibits detail the area’s history from the mid-1800’s to the present, telling the fascinating story of human settlement in south-central Oklahoma from early Native American history to the farmers, ranchers and townspeople who built strong communities in the region.

 

WinStar World Casino

Choose from eight themed gaming plazas – Paris, Beijing, Rome, Madrid, London, Vienna, Cairo and New York City – as well as a spacious Poker Room, Bingo Hall and Racers Off-Track Betting Parlor. Amidst the luxurious decor of historical displays and architecture in our 500,000 square foot gaming floor, lie thousands of your favorite electronic and table games plus so much more.

From Electronic Games and Blackjack to Bingo and Off-Track Betting, WinStar World Casino and Resort truly offers something for everyone.

 

Fast facts

Airport Code:  ADM

AIA Center: On the campus of the Southern Oklahoma Technology Center
2610 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401   580-223-2070 ext 8201

Hotels: Quite inexpensive with changing rates for seasonal

Food Costs: $10 to $25

Vice Costs:  6 pack Heineken $7.49, Carton Cigarettes $25.00

Sales Taxes: 8%

Auto Rental: Enterprise

Mass Transit: None

Pro Sports and Local Teams:  Basket Ball: OKC Thunder, Baseball: OKC Red Hawks

Cool Attractions: Tuner Falls Park

Local Holidays/Festivals: Festival of Lights November through December

 

Where to Stay

There are a number of motels that approximately range from $50.00/night to over $100.00/night and are approximately 5 miles to our AIA Ardmore training center.

 

Some of these include: 

Guest Inn of Ardmore   (580) 223-1234

Comfort Inn & Suites      (580) 490-9996

Springhill Suites                (580) 226-7100

Days Inn                               (580) 226-1761

La Quinta Inn                     (580) 220-2990

Quality Hotel                      (580) 223-7130