Fly To Tulsa, Oklahoma
Oklahoma’s second-biggest city is a glittering metropolis full of world-class museums and lots of lively entertainment and cultural activities. Set in the geographical heart of the United States, the city is a fascinating combination of arts and culture, from sleek Art Deco buildings to old-time Western swing music.
The Blue Dome Entertainment District in downtown Tulsa is so-named because of the landmark Blue Dome building, once a gas station and now home to one of the most famous restaurants in town as well as lots of other hip restaurants and nightclubs. In the Cherry Street District in the northern part of midtown you’ll find a thriving arts scene, including some of the best galleries in town, antique stores and some superb eateries.
Visa Requirements & SA Embassy Details
- South African passport holders travelling to Tulsa, Oklahoma do need a Visa for the U.S.A. Since all applicants for a US Visa need to appear at the Consulate in Cape Town, Durban or Johannesburg personally, be sure to leave enough time for your Visa application.
- The closest South African Consulate to Tulsa is in Chicago, Illinois. 200 South Michigan Avenue, 6th Floor Chicago, IL 60604. Phone: (312) 939 7929. Fax: (312) 939 2588. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: southafricachicago.com.
See and do
Whether you enjoy ballet, opera, modern music, trendy restaurants or unique shopping experiences, you’ll find it here. In Tulsa’s Brookside District you can shop till you drop, and party until the wee hours, while in the Brady Arts District you can explore historic buildings that have been restored to their former glory and now house a wide selection of art galleries, theaters, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
Tulsa is home to two excellent art museums, the Gilcrease Museum, with displays of Wild West artists and the Philbrook Museum of Art, which is full of European and American masterpieces. There’s also the Tulsa Air and Space Museum where you can ride on a chision of air in a weightless space, and Tulsa Zoo, where lion, cheetah and giraffe roam free.
The city boasts 144 lush parks and 80km of river trails that wind along the Arkansas River, so you’re guaranteed lots of active pursuits. Cycle, jog or hike to your heart’s content at River Parks, home to a variety of wildlife as well as some exquisite sculptures and fountains. There’s also Zink Lake, where you can enjoy fishing for striped bass and catfish.
Wherever you go in Tulsa, you’ll be aware of the southern hospitality and laid-back charm that this part of the country is so famous for. Choose the time you come to coincide with some of the festivals that Tulsa celebrates so joyously or visit when it’s quieter so that you can embrace all that this lovely city has to offer at your leisure.
Tulsa International Airport – TUL
Tulsa Airport (code TUL) is located 8km northeast of downtown Tulsa.
Food and beverage: Sidewalk café, bar and grill, two Starbucks outlets and a number of fast food outlets.
Lost Luggage: The Lost & Found office is located in room B218, or call 918 8385090. If the item was lost on the plane, contact your airline. If it was left at the security checkpoint, contact TSA at 918 7796400. If left on an airport parking shuttle bus, call 918 8366374.
Airport Hotels: Hilton Garden Inn and Clarion Inn Tulsa International Airport are both located at the airport.
Car Hire: Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty.