After all the busyness of the holidays, getting away for a few days on a road trip could be just what you need. Did you know Oklahoma is full of road trips that range from beautiful waterfalls to historical locations to haunted attractions? We’ve featured many fantastic road trips right here in the Sooner State this year and mapped everything out for you. Here are 8 unforgettable ones to take in Oklahoma before you die.
Oklahoma Waterfall Road Trip
If you’re up for an awesome Oklahoma road trip, you have to try this one! Not only are you going to meander through the hills and parks of Oklahoma to see 5 waterfalls, but you’re going to encounter some of the most spectacular scenery within the state. From lush greenery to rolling prairies, the topography alone is worth the trip. The whole trip is only 365 miles round trip from Oklahoma City. Get the car (or Harley) ready, because you’re about to take an unforgettable road trip.
Haunted Oklahoma Road Trip
The Sooner State is full of haunted places that would terrify even the bravest of thrill seekers. So for those daring enough, we put together the ultimate road trip that could possibly have you meeting the ghosts of Oklahoma’s past. From cemeteries to hotels to universities, these places are full of frightening stories. For those ready to visit Oklahoma’s most terrifying and “active” areas, you'll love this ultimate Oklahoma haunted road trip that is 292 miles long.
Oklahoma Natural Wonders Road Trip
Nature lovers will enjoy this natural wonders road trip that will lead you to some of Oklahoma’s magical places. This road trip will show you the beauty in western and central Oklahoma. It’s best to plan a few days for this trip so you can enjoy the scenery at each stop. There’s a little hidden resort along the way where you can stay the night, or choose from one of Oklahoma’s charming Bed & Breakfasts. The total distance of the trip is just over 500 miles long.
Oklahoma’s Most Picturesque Small Towns Road Trip
It’s no secret Oklahoma’s heart and soul lies within its small towns. From one side of the state to the other, you’ll find charming small towns filled with picturesque scenery and streets overflowing with character and history. As a state full of diverse topography, the scenery changes from one town to the next, which makes for an incredible road trip. Enjoy the beauty of Oklahoma as you embark on this picturesque small towns road trip. The trip is 546 miles long, so we recommend taking a weekend to enjoy all the towns along the way.
Oklahoma Ghost Town Road Trip
If you’re one that loves visiting old ghost towns and abandoned places, you’ll definitely want to hop in the car and visit these ghost towns. The total trip will only take you a few hours (plus time spent in the ghost towns exploring). You'll visit 6 ghost towns that are full of history...some with haunted pasts. The total trip is only 88 miles long in the northeastern portion of the state.
Oklahoma Weekend Road Trip
We’ve mapped out a whole weekend itinerary – from hotels to restaurants to destinations for your next getaway. Break free from the hustle and bustle of city life and take off for the weekend to explore the untouched beauty and sites in Oklahoma. View the full Google map here of all the addresses on the road trip. Alright, now it’s time to load up the car and take off on this adventurous 204-mile road trip in Oklahoma.
8 Amazing Places You Can Go On One Tank Of Gas In Oklahoma
Since gas prices are at the lowest they have been in years in Oklahoma, we planned a road trip that will take you on several stops across the Sooner State – all on one tank of gas! Just follow this Google Map for a 343-mile drive to see some of Oklahoma’s breathtaking scenery, quaint cities and fun attractions. There’s no better time than now, so go gas up and take an Oklahoma adventure of a lifetime!
Oklahoma Fall Foliage Road Trip
Fall is a beautiful time of the year in the Sooner State – it’s full of vibrant colors, gorgeous weather, breathtaking scenery and pumpkin spice lattes. There’s no better time to get out and see the pop of fall colors in the most beautiful places around the state. For the ultimate fall foliage road trip in Oklahoma, check out this Google map above for an amazing weekend road trip that is 434 miles long.
Are you ready to go on one of these road trips? If so, which one would you pick first? Share with us in the comments!