Travel Guide: Dewey, OK in a Day


Booking flights, car rentals, accommodations and planning your days with things to do on your next trip might be stressful, but if you’re headed to Dewey, Oklahoma, we’ve got you covered! We have so many favorite things to do in Dewey – from museums to antique shopping, Dewey is a place unlike any other. Whether you prefer to explore or stay close to the Inn, we’ve included our top picks for your day in Dewey!

Breakfast at The BarDew Valley Inn

Starting off at our Inn, we’re so happy to welcome you to Bartlesville and get you started on your adventure through Dewey. We are a short 36-minute drive to Pawhuska, 12 minutes to downtown Bartlesville, and only 10 minutes to downtown Dewey! Feel free to grab some breakfast in our dining room before you head out to start your day. Don’t forget to ask us about our favorite stops in Dewey, too!

Early Morning: Dewey Hotel Museum

This beautifully restored 19th-century museum appears as if it has been frozen in time. Located only 9 minutes away from BarDew Valley Inn, you get a personal tour of this beautiful Victorian home completed in May of 1900. This three-story hotel is sure to deliver an experience unlike anything else in the Bartlesville area. Hours of Operation are 10 AM – 4 PM and they’re open Tuesday – Saturday.

Before Lunch: Linger Longer Antiques

As soon as you step foot into Linger Longer, you’ll feel like you’re right in the middle of the sixties again. Not only do they have a wide range of unique collectibles and antiques, but they also have an old-fashioned soda fountain that will refresh your trip down memory lane! Located a trip 9-minute trip away from BarDew Valley Inn, Linger Longer will be a shopping experience, unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before! Hours of Operation are 10 AM – 5:30 PM Monday – Saturday and 1 PM – 5:30 PM on Sundays.

After Lunch: Tom Mix Museum

A museum dedicated to one of Oklahoma’s most beloved men, the Tom Mix Museum is located only 9 minutes away from BarDew Valley Inn. The first cowboy movie star spent his life living and working in Dewey before he hit the big time and has a museum that holds many of his personal possessions, stories, and his colorful history. Hours of Operation are 10 AM – 4:30 PM and they’re open Tuesday – Saturday.

Dinner: Heritage Theatre Cafe & Pub

Before you get ready to head back to the Inn, you have to stop by one of our favorite spots in Dewey! Dinner and a show are what you’ll find at our beloved Heritage Theatre Cafe and Pub. You’ll find delicious food, friendly service, and an experience you’ll remember for a lifetime! Hours of Operation are 11 AM – 3 PM Tuesday and Wednesday and 11 AM – 9 PM Thursday – Saturday. You’ll find the Heritage Theatre only 9 minutes away from BarDew Valley Inn.

Looking for other things to do during your visit, read our post Travel Guide: Bartlesville, OK in 48 Hours and Travel Guide: Pawhuska, OK in a Day.

Here at The BarDew Valley Inn, we love to spend time discovering new places in Dewey, Bartlesville, and Pawhuska. What are some of your favorite spots in Dewey? Let us know in the comments below!

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