6 Day Trips from Altus AFB

Located two hours from Oklahoma City, three hours from Ft. Worth, and even an hour from – also considered remote – Ft. Sill, Altus Air Force Base may seem too remote for any fun. But it’s a fantastic jumping off point for tons of day trips! Here are our five favorite day trips, easily visited […]

5 Ways to Experience the Local Side of Altus

Small town life means sometimes we have to work a little harder to find the fun a city when visiting on TDY. So today we’re making it easy for you by sharing five ways to experience the local side of Altus! Eat somewhere local Altus’ food forte is great greasy spoons, especially at breakfast. My […]

4 Weekend Trips Worth Taking From Altus AFB

One of the best parts of a long TDY or assignment is exploring that part of the country! Today, we’re sharing a few weekend trips worth taking while you’re at Altus AFB. Whether you’re into hiking, art, great food, or just need a change of pace, there’s something at each of these spots worth exploring. […]

4 Beautiful Trails to Hike Near Altus AFB

One of the best ways to spend weekends in Altus is hiking. Several trails are less than an hour from base and offer options ranging from quick there-and-back walks to all day hike options. Plus, many of them are set in mountains, breaking up the usual flatlands with rewards of impressive views at their summits! […]

6 Places to Shop Local in Altus

A small town like Altus means that we mostly default to running by the local Walmart to grab whatever we need, or else ordering online. But if you’re willing to look a little deeper, Altus has several local businesses to fit almost any shopping need! Abby Lane Abby Lane is my favorite shop in Altus. […]

A Year of Events Near Altus AFB

A temporary assignment in a small town can mean it’s tough to find info on what’s happening in the local community. So today, we’re sharing a roundup of the biggest events near Altus AFB throughout the year! Mangum Rattlesnake Derby, April This may not be for the faint of heart, but it’s such a local […]

How to Spend a Saturday in Altus

As a small town, it can be tough to find Altus’ hidden gems at first. But there are more options than you might think! Whether you’re looking for fun things to do with your family or you’re spending time with new friends, Saturday in Altus has a ton to offer. The first stop for any […]


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