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Sallisaw

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Sallisaw is in the Green Country region of Oklahoma and the county seat for Sequoyah County.

Get in[edit]

  • About 30 minutes driving west of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
  • Located along Interstate 40 and Hwy US 64 that runs East-West.
  • North-South access via Hwy US 59.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

Sequoyah, creator of the Cherokee syllabary. Lithograph by an unknown artist, probably from a painting by Charles Bird King. (Smithsonian Institution)
  • Sequoyah's Cabin, State Hwy. 101 (3 miles north and seven miles east of Sallisaw), +1 918 775-2413. Tu-F 9AM-5PM; Sa-Su 2PM-5PM. Home of Sequoyah who invented the Cherokee alphabet. Free.

Do[edit]

  • Applegate Cove Marina (I-40 Exit 308, 6.5 miles S on Hwy 59, then 2 miles W at Pier 7 Store), +1 918 775-4522. Boat ramps and docks, motor repair, limited off-season facilities.
  • Robert S. Kerr Lake & Reservoir (8 mile south on US59), +1 918 775-4475. Fishing, swimming, picnicking and boat launching. Species of fish include channel catfish, flathead catfish, white crappie, largemouth bass, striped bass, walleye and various sunfish species.
  • Shadow Creek Country Club (S. Wheeler). Golfing at an 18-hole public course with bent grass greens.

Buy[edit]

  • The Indian Store, 2323 E Cherokee (I40 exit 311, 1-blk west), +1 918 775-4978. Open daily 9AM-5PM. Limited edition prints, Minnetonka moccasins, Cherokee beadwork, kachinas, T-shirts, pottery, handcrafted Indian jewelry and Cherokee baskets.

Eat[edit]

American[edit]

  • Dana's Restaurant, 907 Kerr (I40 & Hwy59), +1 918 775-4921. Open 24Hrs - 7 Days. Breakfast 24 hrs a day.
  • Fig Tree Restaurant, 2412 E Cherokee, +1 918 775-9481, fax: +1 918 776-0297. Open 24Hrs.
  • Kountry Kitchen (I40 & Hwy 64 W), +1 918 775-0388. Country cooking.
  • Olde Feed Barn, 702 E Cherokee, +1 918 776-0609.
  • Ole South Pancake House, 1405 S Kerr Blvd, +1 918 775-3766, fax: +1 918 775-4498. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

BBQ[edit]

  • Wildhorse Mountain Bar-B-Q (3.5 miles South of City on Hwy 59), +1 918 775-9960, . Tu-Sa 10AM-8PM, Su 10AM-6PM, Closed Monday. Barbeque prepared in an outside cooker served fast-food style.

Chinese[edit]

  • China Panda Buffet, 708 S Kerr Blvd, +1 918 776-9138. Hunan, Szechuan and Cantonese.

Mexican[edit]

  • Caporales Mexican Restaurant, 315 S Kerr Blvd, +1 918 774-0604.
  • Maria's Mexican Restaurant, 200 E Cherokee, +1 918 235-0486. M-F 11AM-9PM Sa-Su 11AM-10PM. Authentic Mexican food.
  • Sammy's Taco Ranch, Highway 59 North, +1 918 776-0777. Handmade Mexican food.

Drink[edit]

Bars and Taverns[edit]

Coffee[edit]

  • Aroma's Coffee Shop, 1162 Brown Blvd, +1 918 774-9417, . M-Th 7AM-9PM F-Sa 7AM-10PM. Coffee shop serving cappuccinos, lattes, mochas, soups, salads, sandwiches and lunch specials.

Sleep[edit]

Budget[edit]

Mid-range[edit]

Splurge[edit]

  • Callahan Motel, 826 W Cherokee St, +1 918 775-4614. Rooms with kitchenettes, single and double rooms, cable TV, ESPN and HBO. Laundromat on site.
  • Golden Spur Inn, 601 S Kerr Blvd, +1 918 775-4443.

Go next[edit]

  • Overstreet-Kerr Historical Farm, 29186 Overstreet-Kerr Rd., Phone: +1 918 966-3396. The Overstreet home was built in 1895 and restored in 1991 Workshops teach old-fashioned crafts such as soap making and blacksmithing.
Routes through Sallisaw
Oklahoma CityHenryetta ← Jct N US 69.svg S  W I-40.svg E  Van BurenLittle Rock
MiamiSiloam Springs  N US 59.svg S  SpiroTexarkana


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