When you think of college towns in Oklahoma more often than not you think of Norman and Stillwater, home to O.U. and O.S.U. However, it might surprise you that Lawton, home to Cameron University, has been ranked as one of the top college towns in Oklahoma. That's right our happy, humble, medium-sized metropolis of Lawton, Fort Sill is one of the top college towns in the Sooner State according to a new study by Rent.com

Hit play on the video below to take a virtual tour of Cameron University in Lawton, OK.

I know a lot of you are shocked by this, myself included. No offense to Lawton or Cameron University they're great, but I figured when it came to being ranked as one of the best college towns in all of Oklahoma we wouldn't make the top 10 much less #2. So what were the criteria to be named as one of the best college towns in the state? Well, a lot of different factors were considered in breaking down the best of the best.


The study was conducted by Rent.com and it lists all the best college towns in the state.  Click here to check out the list and rankings. So how did they pick the best? Rent.com listed several key factors that cities that made the list possess. Including entertainment,  along with lifestyle amenities and the overall culture of the town or city itself. Click here to see the full article listing the top college towns in Oklahoma by Rent.com

Look inside this Lawton, OK. 1.5 million dollar mansion

Take a quick virtual tour of this massive 1.5-million-dollar mansion in Lawton, OK. It's one of the largest, most luxurious, and most expensive homes on the market right now. It's truly a one-of-a-kind property that boasts 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, and 5,900 square feet on 2 acres. It's located at 350 North West Hillary Road in Lawton, OK. and for $1,500,000 it could all be yours! This impressive home is one of the most epic estates on Zillow.com. It's currently listed by Barry Ezerski of RE/MAX Professionals. Scroll through the photo gallery below and take a peek inside this 1.5-million-dollar mansion for sale in Lawton, Oklahoma.

Take a virtual tour of the top 5 most luxurious & expensive Airbnb rentals in and around Lawton, Fort Sill

If you're looking for a place to stay for your next staycation. Or maybe you're considering coming to the Lawton, Fort Sill for vacation, military graduation, business, reunion, or family get-together you'll definitely want to check out these incredible Airbnbs. You could make your accommodations a part of the experience itself! Even if you're in town on business instead of pleasure staying at any of these homes would be a welcomed break from the same old, same old. These are some of the most luxurious and expensive Airbnbs in and around Lawton, Fort Sill. Some are in town others are in the mountains, Medicine Park, and Elgin, OK.

Oklahoma's Top 24 Terrific Towns & Prettiest Cities

It's the delightful double dozen, the top 24 most terrific Oklahoma towns and prettiest cities in the Sooner State. These incredible places are just as friendly and inviting, as they are beautiful and picturesque. While Oklahoma has more than just a few terrific towns and pretty cities these are the crème de la crème, and more than deserving of making the top 24 list. The list was created by using Google. It ranked each city by beauty, lifestyle, friendliness, scenery, entertainment, and overall positive feedback from those who have experienced their charm firsthand. Scroll through the photo gallery below to see the top 24 towns & cities in Oklahoma.

Check out Oklahoma's premier glampground getaway

If you're in need of a staycation whether it's a romantic weekend getaway or a family mini-vacation check out Oklahoma's premier glampgrounds. You'll find it in Lawton, OK. near the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge and Lake Lawtonka at 11761 N.W. Miller Road. Adventure Born Glampgrounds features some of the VERY BEST comfort camping in the Sooner State. After seeing the pictures you'll definitely want to book a stay. You can check them out on Facebook. Scroll through the gallery below for a virtual tour of this amazing site:

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