Exploring America’s Cowboy Heritage in Oklahoma City

Kayaking on the North Canadian River, which runs between North Oklahoma City and South Oklahoma City. (Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau)
Kayaking on the North Canadian River, which runs between North Oklahoma City and South Oklahoma City. (Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau)

Being a city kid who grew up in Manhattan, I have a weakness for cowboy boots. When I found out that Oklahoma is as much...

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