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Make the move and jump-start your vocational career.
No matter where you’re coming from, the Tulsa Welding School faculty and staff are here to make the process and your stay as easy as possible. From applying to moving, and even after graduation, the TWS team is dedicated to helping you achieve your success with these advantages:
- Housing assistance to help you find affordable, temporary housing that’s close to school so you have an easy commute.
- Part-time employment assistance to help you find work while you attend TWS.
- Short-term programs so you can get on your way to a career in a matter of months.
- Transportation information is available.
- View our campus with our virtual tour on our website.
- Financial aid assistance for those who qualify.
- Graduate career assistance.
Located on the Arkansas River, smack-dab in the middle of the country, Tulsa, Oklahoma, is an exciting and inviting city that has lots to offer. The city’s fair climate means there’s something to do all year round.
Steak & Grill
A great night in Tulsa starts with a STEAK.
Here's what we recommend:
- Mahogany Prime Steakhouse
- Redrock Canyon Grill
- Smoke. Woodfire Grill
- Charleston's Restaurant
After you're full, it's time to head over to a SPORTING ARENA in the area to take in a game.
- Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)
- Tulsa Drillers (Baseball)
- Tulsa Oilers (Hockey)
- Oklahoma Thunder (Indoor Football)
- Tulsa Roughnecks (Soccer)
After a long day of exploring some of these spots, you’ve worked up quite the appetite.
- Andolini's Pizzeria
- Villa Ravenna
- Nola's Creole and Cocktails
Catch some LIVE MUSIC at any of Tulsa's action-packed music venues.
- Cain's Ballroom
- The Vanguard
- The Venue Shrine
Tulsa is home to an impressive number of museums and similar points of interest, so you’ll feel right at home:
- Philbrook Museum of Art
- Gilcrease Museum
- Woody Guthrie Center
- Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium
- Tulsa Art Deco Museum
Tulsa is home to the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame. The Sooner State might have played a bigger role in jazz than you think.
River Spirit Casino
One of Oklahoma's biggest gaming spots is a guaranteed source of entertainment.
USA Today says Tulsa's Gathering Place is the best new attraction in the United States. This outdoor riverfront park is incredible—a quick visit to the park's website confirms it.
Blue Whale of Catoosa
This quirky roadside attraction along classic Route 66 is a must-see when you're in the area.
Whether you’re looking to take in a JAGUARS GAME, play 18 HOLES at some of the nicest golf courses in the country, or simply head to a NEARBY BEACH to soak up some sun, you’ll quickly find out there’s no shortage of things to do in northeastern Florida’s biggest city.
Enjoying the City
Looking to kill an afternoon on a beautiful day? Head over to the ST. JOHNS TOWN CENTER and shop in an enormous open-air mall or learn new things at the CUMMER MUSEUM.
A Stroll by the River
Stroll along the JACKSONVILLE RIVERWALKS, a series of trails and open space along both sides of the St. Johns River.
See the Animals
Say hello to some furry friends at the JACKSONVILLE ZOO AND GARDENS.
There are endless dining options in Jacksonville. Here are some places you have to check out:
- Black Sheep Restaurant
- Maple Street Biscuit Company
- Moxie Kietchen
- The Bearded Pig
Jacksonville has all kinds of sports teams that appeal to both the casual fan and the true fanatic:
- Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL)
- The Players Championship (PGA Tour)
- Jacksonville Sharks (Indoor Football)
- Jacksonville Giants (Basketball)
- Jacksonville Axemen (Rugby)
After the game or event wraps up, you’ve probably worked up an appetite. In the mood for seafood? Jacksonville has you covered:
- Safe Harbor Seafood Restaurant
- Clark's Fish Camp Seafood Restaurant
- Salt Life Food Shack
The Riverside Arts Market
THE RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET is an awesome open-air market that highlights the work of artists, artisans, farmers, and makers. Everyone in the family will find something fun to do here.
THEATRE JACKSONVILLE puts on all kinds of productions— comedies, dramas, tragedies. The venue also schedules events that appeal to all age groups.
Science & History
JACKSONVILLE'S MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & HISTORY, more commonly known as the MOSH, has a slew of interesting science and history artifacts that iwll intrigue visitors of all groups.
From the FOOD to the RODEO to the LOCAL CRAFT BREWERIES, Houston has something for everyone. With its practically nonexistent winters and sprawling green spaces and parks, the fourth largest city in the United States is one anyone can fall in love with.
To kick back in Houston, we recommend checking out one of the city’s six professional league teams and four epic stadiums.
Houston is also home to more than 30 semi-professional and minor league sports, from Roller Derby to Ultimate Frisbee to Aussie rules football.
Grab a bite at one of Houston’s more than 10,000 restaurants featuring cuisine from more than 70 countries.
- Frenchy's Chicken
- Killen's Barbecue
If you're short on time, track down a food truck serving up your favorite cuisine.
Interested in sea and cajun food? Check out JIMMY G'S CAJUN SEAFOOD RESTAURANT for an epic meal.
If you’re in the mood for Vietnamese food, MAI'S RESTAURANT has hundreds of options!
If you’re in the mood for Mediterranean, we recommend ALADDIN MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE for fast, healthy food at two locations.
After a long day of exploring it's time to kick back and check out Houston's growing taproom scene:
- 8th Wonder Brewry
- Town In City Brewing Co.
- St. Arnold Brewing Company
- Karbach Brewing Co.
BINGO IN THE HEIGHTS with Houstonians of all ages at the old SPJST Lodge 88 in the Heights on Thursdays. Come early to grab a spot—the space caps at 700 people, and this isn’t your grandma’s bingo night.
End your day on the right note at one of Space City's countless live music venues:
- Dan Electro's Guitar Bar
- Firehouse Saloon