The 8 Best Things to Do in Afton, Oklahoma

Afton is a town in southwest Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 1,049 as of the 2010 census, with population growth stemming from the near abandonment of nearby towns of Cardin and Picher because of ground contamination sites by local mining quarries. The town may have been named for the Scottish River Afton.

1. Darryl Starbird's National Rod & Custom Hall of Fame Museum

55251 E Highway 85A, Pricing, Afton, OK 74331-2774 Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
67%
Good
27%
Satisfactory
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Poor
2%
Terrible
4%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 43 reviews

Darryl Starbird's National Rod & Custom Hall of Fame Museum

The National Rod and Custom Car Hall of Fame Museum is set up as a national nonprofit foundation and is a nationally recognized tribute to the leading street rod and custom car builders throughout the country. Over 50 one of a kind full size exotic vehicles on display including works from Barris, Titus, Roth, Posies, and Darryl Starbird, one of the most prolific custom car builders of all time, has twenty five of his own creations on display. Automotive artwork and 1000's of photographs and auto memorabilia displayed throughout the ultra modern museum.

Reviewed By Thomas1406 - Bergen, NorwayBergen, Norway

Awsome collection of cars

We're not really into cars, but actually loved this little museum. A lot of cool cars that gave us that good "route 66 feeling". Attached to the Afton Station Packard Museum, which is also a nice place.Thanks Thomas so happy you enjoyed the museum. Apprec

2. Afton Station Packard Museum

12 SE 1st St, Afton, OK 74331-2323 Museums, History Museums
Excellent
52%
Good
38%
Satisfactory
8%
Poor
0%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 34 reviews

Afton Station Packard Museum

Reviewed By GrantHay - Auckland, New ZealandAuckland, New Zealand

Worth a visit

Dropped in on way through on Route 66. Merchandise was a little different than seen in other stores and picked up plate "Where the hell is Route 66" which we attached to the front of our friends car. The vehicle display was worth visiting as well.

3. Afton Station

12 SE 1st St, Afton, OK 74331-2323 Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
33%
Good
45%
Satisfactory
11%
Poor
0%
Terrible
11%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 9 reviews

Afton Station

Reviewed By Jon W - Burleson, TexasBurleson, Texas

Car collection!

Afton Station is an old Route 66 station right on the old highway. The station itself is a self labeled "old fashioned tourist trap". haa Inside is a small store and collection of Route 66 memorabilia but the real surprise is 2 buildings with some really

4. Shangri-La

31000 S Highway 125, Afton, OK 74331-8292 Outdoor Activities, Golf Courses, Beach & Pool Clubs
Excellent
69%
Good
9%
Satisfactory
8%
Poor
5%
Terrible
9%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 73 reviews

Shangri-La

Shangri-La Resort & Conference Center is the ultimate escape destination. Strategically located at the tip of Monkey Island on northeastern Oklahoma’s beautiful Grand Lake, Shangri-La offers championship golf, boat and personal watercraft rentals, yacht charters, and parasailing. The 119-room resort hotel features indoor and outdoor dining, a waterfront bar & grill, an indoor pool, medical spa and fitness center, and a large resort pool with a splash pad and tanning ledges. For meetings and conferences, the hotel also contains approximately 8,000 square feet of divisible meeting space and a separate board room.

Reviewed By U5792NGmichellep

Beautiful lake-front resort

This resort is so beautiful! It’s clearly a new resort, beautiful and comfortable rooms, wonderful amenities, with a beautiful golf course. The staff is so wonderful and helpful and the marina is so close so if you have a boat, there is no better place. E

5. Miller Pecan Company

21853 S Highway 69, Afton, OK 74331-3020 Shopping, Gift & Specialty Shops
Excellent
75%
Good
25%
Satisfactory
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Poor
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Terrible
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5 based on 8 reviews

Miller Pecan Company

Reviewed By 50statesbid - Detroit, MichiganDetroit, Michigan

Highly recommended!

This place would have received 5/5 if they had a viewing area to see the factory portion. Instead, we got to hear Carrie tell us all about the farm, the family, and the process. Thanks Carrie! Store is well stocked, fresh, and plenty to choose from. LOVED

6. Nowhere on Route 66

300 SE 1st St, Afton, OK 74331-2503 Nightlife, Bars & Clubs
Excellent
52%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
8%
Poor
8%
Terrible
4%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 25 reviews

Nowhere on Route 66

We are a small rustic BBQ and Burger joint. Come enjoy the laid back environment and some all wood smoked, hand rubbed meats or juicy hand pattied burgers. We are on route 66 on the east side of our small little town.

Reviewed By Citallwic - Columbia, South CarolinaColumbia, South Carolina

One of the best in its class

This was a planned lunch stop, and for good reason. The oddly-named Nowhere on Route 66 restaurant has a reputation for serving lip smacking BBQ in a friendly, super-casual old-timey atmosphere. The place is almost self-consciously unpretentious; smoky bl

7. Big Shots

29975 S 566 Rd, Afton, OK 74331-8169 Nightlife, Dance Clubs & Discos, Karaoke Bars, Bars & Clubs More
Excellent
67%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
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Poor
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Terrible
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Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 3 reviews

Big Shots

If you're looking for good music, a great staff, bright lights, and late nights Big Shots is the dance club you've been waiting for! The club features two levels including two premium bars, dance cages and intimate seating. Whether you come for drinks or dancing, a visit to Big Shots will be an experience like no other.

Reviewed By 355charlesa - North Houston, TexasNorth Houston, Texas

Get your tail in here. This place is fun. Led by a Great Lady and Great Company

What an iconic fun, dancing, drinking, entertainment and monkey island joy spot, Years of Memories, never a bad time, wonderful bartenders and staff, equisite onsite owner watches every detail its a pleasure to go to. Nice Area, Great People, Lots of Laug

8. Monkey Island Trail & Hayrides

55800 E 273 Rd, 918-257-4195, Afton, OK 74331-2778 Outdoor Activities, Horseback Riding Tours
Excellent
67%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
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Poor
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Terrible
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Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 3 reviews

Reviewed By Abbabah - Queens, New YorkQueens, New York

Let's ride.

Beginner and experienced equestrians alike will enjoy outdoor adventures with Monkey Island Trail Rides at Royal Horse Ranch. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable and safety conscious. The trial is not thrilling or over the top exciting. It is a nice lazy

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