- TripBuzz found 18 things to do with kids in or near Durant, Oklahoma, including 16 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Denison and Sherman.
- From Three Valley Museum to Fort Washita Historic Site, the Durant area offers 22 different types of family activities, including: Specialty Museums, Historic Sites, National & State Parks and Theaters.
- Known as the Magnolia Capital of Oklahoma is the city of Durant. The beautiful flora is celebrated through its annual Magnolia Festival, attracting tourists from surrounding areas to enjoy the music, shows and pageants. Other points of interest include the city's local museums and monuments, including the World's Largest Peanut, which pays homage to the local peanut growers.
The Fort Washita Historic Site is a National Historic Landmark that was established to protect American citizens from the Plains Indians. The location was abandoned after the Civil War, but is now used for Civil War reenactments.
The lake within the Eisenhower State Park is the main attraction in the area, meaning that most visitors enjoy boating, jet skiing, and swimming. There are also scenic trails along the lakeshore for both hiking and biking.
Providing direct access to Lake Texoma, GrandPappy Point Marina offers a variety of pontoon boat rentals for visitors to take out on the water. The marina provides amenities like boat services, lodging, pavilions, and a restaurant.
Compass Rose Brigantine Ship - Day Tours offers boat tours on a replica 1860s Brigantine ship as it sails through the Lake Texoma waters. During the tour, the guide will explain the history of the ship and stories of pirate legends.
Located within the Historic Katy Depot, the Red River Railroad Museum exhibits railroad history of the Denison area and thousands of rail related artifacts including book and map collections, vintage train footage, and Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad train equipment.